December 21, 1833

Kirtland, Ohio
Ohio v. Doctor Philastus Hurlbut. Joseph Smith filed a complaint against Hurlbut, stating that he had reason to fear that Hurlbut would "wound, beat, or kill him."
LDS Church Archives, Joseph Smith Legal Papers series 
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch, 
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