The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

On this episode, we begin with discussing the arrest and extradition to Missouri of Mormon horse-thief Daniel Avery. He suffers for 2 weeks in a Missouri jail and is let off on a writ of habeas corpus to return to Nauvoo and swear out an affidavit detailing what happened. The Anti-Mormon political party becomes more aggressive in its opposition to Mormon political power and the Nauvoo City Council responds with enacting an ordinance which would allow them to arrest any officer of the law attempting to arrest a Mormon and throw them in prison for life. The Anti-Mormon party reacts in outrage and drafts their own resolution to run any Mormons out of Carthage and Warsaw, as well as send a copy of the new Nauvoo ordinance to the Governors of Missouri and Illinois. We wrap the episode with briefly discussing last week’s episode and some listener mail.

Links:

Carthage Conspiracy
https://books.google.com/books?id=18HuCwAAQBAJ&pg=PA59&lpg=PA59&dq=daniel+avery+mormon&source=bl&ots=Y471RQm6W4&sig=ACfU3U0urwGVYgMBgTPqon1JEkUocdJqRQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjX0Y2kt7XkAhVjMn0KHUfoAl4Q6AEwBHoECAcQAQ#v=onepage&q=daniel%20avery%20mormon&f=false

Daniel Avery
https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/daniel-avery?highlight=daniel%20avery

Warsaw Signal
http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/IL/sign1844.htm

Warsaw Signal Archives
http://warsaw.advantage-preservation.com/search?t=30053&i=t&bcn=1&m=between

Nauvoo Neighbor 12/23/43
http://boap.org/LDS/Nauvoo-Neighbor/1843/12-13-1843.pdf

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March for the Children Oct. 5, 2019
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https://www.jwha.info/annual-conference/2019-jwha-annual-conference/

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