[52][53] Orson Pratt, Sarah Pratt's husband, considered Bennett a liar[54] whereas Sarah Pratt herself said, "[I] know that the principle statements in John C. Bennett's book on Mormonism are true. However, the citizens of Quincy, Illinois, had cared for the fleeing Saints with Christian generosity, and la… Willard Richards, Papers, 1821–1854. [74][75] On May 26, just a few weeks before his death, Smith spoke before a large crowd of the Saints in front of the uncompleted temple and once again denied having any more than one wife. Black, 10 January 1840–H, Promissory Note from Ebenezer 1843, Bill of Particulars, circa 2 March 1843 [, Bill to Incorporate the Church, 14 December 1840, Blank Bond from Davidson Hibbard, 10 January Clayton, Discourse, 13 August 1843–B, as Reported by Willard 1842, Bill from Daniel H. Wells, 22 February 1841, Bill from Daniel Spencer and Others, circa 25 February Merrick, 24 March 1842, Deed to Sally Waterman Phelps, 16 November 1843, Deed to Samuel H. B. 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[31] Nevertheless, "from that hour," Emily later wrote, "Emma was our bitter enemy," and they had to leave the household. 1840–J, Promissory Note from Justis Morse, 14 July Higbee, 11 August 1840, Receipt to George (Bennett, earlier a pro-polygamy activist, knew of Smith's revelation on plural marriage and encouraged Smith to advocate the practice publicly. 1840–D, Promissory Note from Elijah Newman, 1 February 1843, Minutes and Discourses, 6–7 April 1844, as Published by, Minutes and Discourses, 6–8 April 1844, as Reported by 7 July 1843, Deed to Sylvia Sessions Lyon, 10 September [46] Bennett was afraid he was going to give the church the reputation of a sex cult so he left the church and started a newspaper. January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Samuel Billings, 8 514–15; Brodie (1971), pp. 1844, Petition from Samuel Bent and Others, 17 January March 1840–E, Promissory Note from Joseph K. Allen, 10 March Willard Richards Copy [, Wilson Law and Others, Affidavit, 4 January 1843, Justin Munjar, between 8 and 10 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for Abraham Moncar and Jane Ballentine, 1840–F, Promissory Note from John Miller, 27 February Note Later Joseph supposedly told his brother, "I told you you didn't know Emma as well as I did. 1840–A, Town Lot Order on Vacant Lots, circa April 1843, Resolutions of the Boston Conference, 12 March 1843, Revelation, 1843, Bond from Pulaski Cahoon and Others, 21 December In the last month of his life, June 1844, Smith declared martial law in Nauvoo and deployed the Legion to defend the city. The remains were disinterred in 1928 on the orders of Smith's grandson, Life of Joseph Smith, Jr. from 1842 to 1844, Freemasonry and the Latter Day Saint movement, United States presidential election, 1844, Phrenology and the Latter Day Saint Movement, "Romney's Religion: A Mormon president? Photo by Kenneth Mays. April 1841–A, Receipt from Reynolds Cahoon, Alpheus Cutler, and Elias Higbee, 12 February 1840–A, Promissory Note from Welcome Chapman, 1 February Brodie, 303. [44] The latter Bennett threatened to use in challenging Missouri for restitution of the Saints’ lost property, suggesting to skittish gentiles that Mormons intended to use force of arms to accomplish their objectives. 1844, Letter, Glasgow, Scotland to “Brethren,” 28 August 1840, Receipt to Newel K. Whitney, 16 February 1844, Receipt to Perregrine Sessions, 22 August June 1844–B, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Josiah Arnold, 7 June 1844, 1843], Mortgage from Adolphus Allen, 17 September 1841, Motion from Brigham Young, 15 January 1842–A, Motion from Brigham Young, 15 January 1842–B, Motion from Charles C. Rich, 6 November 1841, Motion from Gustavus Hills, 12 February 1842–A, Motion from Gustavus Hills, 12 February 1842–B, Motion from Gustavus Hills, circa 26 November 1840, Town Lot Order to Whitford G. Wilson, 8 January February 1840–C, Promissory Note from Almera Oaks, 27 February Jenson, Encyclopedic History of the Church, 562. 1840–A, Promissory Note from Nathan K. Knight, 21 March Nauvoo Pageant Core Cast. 1842 [, Letter, London, England, to “Gentlemen,” 28 June To everyone's great surprise, Boggs not only survived, but gradually improved. Rockwell denied involvement, stating that he would not have left the governor alive if he had indeed tried to keep him alive. This temple, which was such an integral part of the Lord's work, was not completed before Joseph Smith died a martyr. 1839–C, Promissory Note from Alpheus Gifford, 1 December In Illinois, Reynolds was joined by Constable Harmon T. Wilson (of Hancock County, IL). 1842, Oath from Sylvester Emmons, 11 February 1843, Oath from Willard Richards, 12 August 1843, Oath from William Smith, 9 September 1842, Oaths from Nauvoo City Officers, 3 and 8 February