January 12, 1819

Palmyra, New York
Joseph Smith Sr. v. Hurlbut: Joseph Smith Sr. and Alvin Smith filed suit against Hurlbut in the Justice Court seeking damages for deficient horses they had bought from Hurlbut.
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch, 
Winter Quarters

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