195 years ago today - Sep 25, 1824

The body of Alvin Smith is exhumed from its grave to quell rumors that the body had been removed. Joseph Smith had said that the Angel Moroni instructed him to bring his brother Alvin to obtain the plates but Alvin had died before the Sept 22, 1824 date set by the angel. Four days later the Wayne Sentinal publishes a notice by Joseph Smith Sr. that, contrary to the rumors, the body had not been removed from the grave or disturbed.

[He also runs the add on the 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th of October and 3rd November.]

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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