Martin Harris mortgaged his farm in order to assure payment to Egbert B. Grandin of $3,000 to print 5,000 copies of the Book of Mormon.
Joseph Smith v. Abner Cole. Joseph won an arbitration against Cole, who had copied passages from the Book of Mormon he had found at Grandin's print shop and included them in his newspaper, The Reflector.
A revelation was given authorizing agents to go to Canada to try to publish the Book of Mormon there, which would protect its copyright "upon all the face of the earth" under British law.
Joseph Smith and Martin Harris enter into an agreement regarding proceeds from the sale of the Book of Mormon.
Doctrine and Covenants 20, the Articles and Covenants of the Church, was finalized.
People v. Smith: Joseph Smith was tried and discharged by Justice of the Peace Joel Noble on charges of being a disorderly person for claiming that he could discover lost goods.
People v. Smith: Joseph Smith was re-arrested and taken to Broome County to be tried again on the charge of being a disorderly person before Justice of the Peace Joseph Chamberlin. Joseph Smith was acquitted again.
George H. Noble v. Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith executed a promissory note payable to George H. Noble for $190.95 to enable Joseph to purchase from his father-in-law, Isaac Hale, thirteen acres and the home where Joseph and Emma had been living and where he had translated much of the Book of Mormon. See entry for April 6, 1829.
George H. Noble v. Joseph Smith. An amicable judgment was entered in favor of George H. Noble to secure his creditor rights for the $190.95 owed to him by Joseph Smith. Jesse Lane was judge as well as notary on the deed, filed with Court of Common Pleas in Montrose, Pennsylvania. Satisfied in full June 3, 1831.
Noble v. Smith: A transcript from the papers of Justice of the Peace Lane was filed and entered in the Susquehanna Court of Common Pleas.
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