July 11, 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois
Joseph Smith bought a horse, which he named Jo Duncan after Joseph Duncan, Whig candidate for Illinois governor, who had attacked Mormon charters. Joseph Smith supported Duncan's opponent, Democrat Thomas Ford.
History of the Church, Joseph Smith, 5:60
Joseph Smith—Seeker after Truth, Prophet of God, John A. Widstoe, p. 366
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