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On September 15, in the life of Joseph Smith

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EVENT


September 15, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith put up a sign outside his home, explaining his decision to use the "Nauvoo Mansion" as a hotel.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 6:33

About September 15, 1840

Nauvoo, Illinois. The funeral for Joseph Smith Sr. was held. An editorial printed in the Church newspaper Times and Seasons on this date reported that Lilburn W. Boggs, former governor of Missouri, had demanded the extradition of Joseph Smith Jr. as a fugitive from justice.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 4:191
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 4:198-99
Times and Seasons 1:170
Joseph Smith History C1:1094–1098

September 15, 1837

Ohio. Rigdon, Smith, and Cowdery for use of Smith v. Woodworth: Execution was issued to Constable J. Markell.

Sources:
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch