A writ was issued for the arrest of Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon. upon complaint of Samuel D. Rounds, a front man for Grandison Newell. The complaint accused Smith and Rigdon of engaging in illegal banking and of issuing unauthorized bank notes.
[Source: Dale W. Adams; BYU Studies Vol. 23, No. 4, pg.472, in Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology, http://olivercowdery.com/history/morchrn2.htm]