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“[S]ome very officious person complained of him [Joseph Smith] as a disorderly person, and brought him before the authorities of the county; but there being no cause for action he was honorably acquit[t]ed.”

Oliver Cowdery, Latter-Day Saints’ Messenger & Advocate – Volume II. No. 1. Whole No. 13 (Kirtland, OH: Smith-Petit Foundation, October 1835), 201.

[NOTE: Joseph was convicted in 1826. Read the transcript HERE]