On this day in 1834
Springfield, Illinois. Zion's Camp passed through Springfield, and Ezra Thayre administered his own concocted medicine to the sick horses.
On this day in 1837
Geauga County, Ohio. State of Ohio on complaint of Newel v. Smith: Constable George Lockwood returned with Joseph Smith to the Justice of the Peace Court. Joseph Smith was not ready for his trial, so the case was continued until June 3, 1837.
On this day in 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. U.S. v. Jeremiah Smith: Chief Judge Joseph Smith and the municipal court discharged Jeremiah Smith on a habeas corpus writ despite a federal arrest for alleged fraud. The U.S. was ordered to pay costs. Joseph Smith tried to arrest the U.S. agent for disturbing the peace by threatening to bring federal troops into Nauvoo to seize the defendant and defy the court.