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On November 26, in the life of Joseph Smith

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November 26, 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. For six hours, Joseph Smith attended to Brigham Young, who was sick with a severe fever.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 5:196
Manuscript History of Brigham Young, Elden J. Watson p. 124
Remembering Joseph: Personal Recollections of Those Who Knew the Prophet Joseph Smith, Mark L. McConkie p. 171

November 26, 1841

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith presented and passed a bill at the Nauvoo City Council meeting for "an Ordinance in relation to Hawkers, Pedlars, Public Shows, and Exhibitions, in order to prevent any immoral or obscene exhibition."

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 4:461
Joseph Smith History C1:1255
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch

November 26, 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo City Ordinance: Established that any slaughterhouse within one half mile of any dwelling house be declared a public nuisance and be removed. If the owner refused to remove the nuisance he would be fined one hundred dollars for every week he continues to use the establishment.

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