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On September 18, in the life of Joseph Smith

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September 18, 1838

Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith was at home with an illness when Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued orders to General David R. Atchison of the state militia to march into Daviess and Caldwell Counties in Missouri and assist in the apprehension of certain Church leaders.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 3:81
Joseph Smith History B1:826
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch