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On November 27, in the life of Joseph Smith

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November 27, 1839

En route to Washington, D.C. Just before arriving in Washington, D.C., the horses on the stagecoach ran off at full speed while the coachman was getting a drink. Joseph Smith climbed outside the door of the coach and regained control of the horses after a two to three mile run, saving the passengers from injury.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 4:23-24
Joseph Smith History C1:974

About November 27, 1832

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to William W. Phelps in Independence, Missouri, about consecration, an extract of which appears in Doctrine and Covenants 85.

Sources:
Personal Writings of Joseph Smith, Joseph Smith pp. 284-91
Doctrine and Covenants 85
Joseph Smith History A1:240–243
Letter to William W. Phelps, 27 November 1832

November 27, 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith and his scribe Warren Parrish healed each other, through the laying on of hands, of severe colds.


November 27, 1840

Hancock County, Illinois. Hibbard for use of Hungerford and Livingston v. Miller: George Miller and Joseph Smith were summoned to appear before Justice of the Peace Samuel Marshall on a complaint of Davidson Hibbard for failure to pay $85.81.

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

November 27, 1841

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo City Ordinance: Established that if any person fired a gun or pistol idly in the night have the gun confiscated and pay a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.

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

November 27, 1841

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo City Ordinance: Prohibited hawkers and peddlers from working without proper license. It established a ten to fifty dollar fee for its violation.

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