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On August 22, in the life of Joseph Smith

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August 22, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith continued hearing rumors that people in Carthage, Illinois, were determined to raise a mob "to drive the Mormons out of the state."

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 5:541

August 22, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith as mayor "fined Stephen Wilkinson for selling spirits without a license." Joseph Smith heard rumors that people in Carthage, Illinois, were raising a mob to drive the Mormons from the state.

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