180 years ago today - Dec 28, 1842 - Wednesday

[Joseph Smith journal (Willard Richards)]
slept with sec— on buffaloes after retiring. J: stated that the peryfying [purifying] of the sons of Levi was by giving unto them inteligince— that we are not capable of meditating <on> & reciving an all the inteligence which belongs to an immortal state. it is to[o] powerful for our faculties. ... Joseph retoled his [dream?]— was by a beautiful stream of water. saw a noble handsome fish. threw it out. soon after saw more threw them out & soon a great many & threw out a gr[e]at abundance. & sent for salt to salt them down. & salted them— ... — Joseph stated that to touch the Nauvoo charter was no better than highway robbery that since the creation there never had been a repeal of a perpetual charter by God, Angels, or men. & that he never would submit to lowering our charter— ... Joseph was measurd 6 feet Hiram [Hyrum Smith] 6. [Edward] Hunter 6. Wilson Law . 6¾ in— Moffitt [Levi Moffet] 6½

[Joseph Smith, "President Joseph Smith's Journal," 4 vols., Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843 (Willard Richards)]

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