Kabuki Legends: part 4 of 4

in Salt Lake City Arrest and Bail Bond News

The Shocking Story of what really happened to Joseph Smith and how the Church of Later Day Saints was formed. Near the end of his life, Smith seemed to style himself in the role of a dictator over his small kingdom. Aside from being “sealed” polygynously to over twenty Mormon women during the last three years of his life, he also ran for the United States presidency, destroyed the printing press and business of a group of Mormon dissenters, and by mid-June of 1844, declared martial law in Nauvoo. For this (and other real or imagined offences), Smith and his brother Hyrum were arrested. Although they first fled across the Mississippi River, they both returned three days later and surrendered at Carthage, Illinois. Two days after their arrest, in jail and under the protection of state marshals, Joseph and Hyrum Smith were shot to death by a mob

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