On this day in 1835
New Portage, Ohio. Joseph Smith traveled from Kirtland to New Portage, Ohio, to attend a Church conference and remained there until September 8.
On this day in 1838
Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith visited with a man from Livingston County, who gave him reports of a growing mob in Daviess County.
On this day in 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith received a report that the sheriff was on his way to Nauvoo with a posse.