185 years ago today - (Tue) Oct 24, 1837

Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon tried by state of Ohio for unauthorized banking and each fined $1000. An "appeals court" confirms the conviction and $1,000 fine each of Smith and Rigdon for operating an illegal bank.

[Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology, http://olivercowdery.com/history/morchrn2.htm]

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