On the prairie, Joseph Smith talked with three Pottawattamie tribal chiefs concerning stolen horses and cattle.
Joseph Smith located a site in Nauvoo for a music hall.
Joseph Smith took his children on a pleasure ride in a carriage.
Joseph Smith dined with Judge Stephen A. Douglas and prophesied that the judge would aspire to the presidency of the United States but that if he ever turned against the Saints, he would feel the hand of the Almighty.
With Emma's approval and in her presence, Joseph Smith was married to sisters Emily and Eliza Partridge by Judge James Adams, a high priest in the Church. About this time, Emma also approved Joseph's marriage to two other sisters, Maria and Sarah Lawrence.
Joseph and Emma Smith were sealed as husband and wife for time and all eternity in the Red Brick Store after Emma had given approval for Joseph to take the Partridge sisters and Lawrence sisters as additional plural wives.
Joseph Smith paid Dan Jones $1,375 to become half-owner of the steamboat Maid of Iowa.
Joseph Smith took his family and a large group on a pleasure voyage on the steamboat Maid of Iowa to Quincy, Illinois, with a live band on board.
Joseph Smith spent most of the day in conversation with his wife Emma.
Joseph Smith went with his family and 100 others on a pleasure excursion on the steamship Maid of Iowa.
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