Joseph Smith spent much of the day at home with his brother Hyrum conversing about the priesthood.
Joseph Smith spent the day preparing hay on his farm.
Joseph Smith conversed with Mr. Joseph P. Hoge, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress.
Joseph Smith felt very ill, so he called for his brother Hyrum, William Law, and Willard Richards to give him a priesthood blessing.
Joseph Smith began his move into the new Mansion House.
George W. Taggart, later a musician in the Mormon Battalion, described the Prophet Joseph Smith as "one of the warmest patriots and friends to his country and laws."
Joseph Smith put up a sign outside his home, explaining his decision to use the "Nauvoo Mansion" as a hotel.
After hearing a boarder at the Smith home insult one of the hired servants, Joseph Smith demanded that he leave.
Joseph and Emma Smith hosted a dinner at their new Mansion House for about 100 brethren and their wives.
Joseph Smith allowed Dr. Turner, a phrenologist, to examine his head for about an hour.
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