February 5, 1844

Nauvoo, Illinois
At the Nauvoo Municipal Court, where Joseph Smith presided as chief justice, he spent the whole day listening to different city wards present their tax lists; then he remitted the taxes of the widows and poor who were unable to pay.
History of the Church, Joseph Smith, 6:196
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