LDS History, Aug 21, 1843

-- Aug 21, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith received a letter written by Mr. J. Hall of Independence, Missouri, breathing hard things against us as a people, which he forwarded along with some additional remarks to Thomas Ford, governor of Illinois. (1)

-- Aug 22, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith continued hearing rumors that people in Carthage, Illinois, were raising a mob to drive the Mormons out of the state. (1)

-- Aug 27, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith preached about the Aaronic and Melchizedek priesthoods and their respective powers. (1)

-- Aug 28, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lovisa Clark Smith, the second daughter of Samuel H. Smith and Levira Clark Smith, is born in Nauvoo. She is Samuel's sixth child. (2)

-- Aug 31, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith began his move into the new Mansion House residence. (1)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph and Emma move into new residence, Nauvoo Mansion. (3)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph and Emma move into the Mansion House from the Homestead, occupying six of its twenty-two rooms. (2)

-- Sep 2, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] The residents of Hancock County issue a "Notice of Expulsion." (2)

-- early Sept. 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy becomes very ill. After five days of nonstop nursing, Emma collapses and remains more or less unwell nearly the entire fall. Joseph takes over nursing Lucy. (2)

-- Sep 10, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. George W. Taggart, later a musician in the Mormon Battalion, described the Prophet Joseph Smith as one of the warmest patriots and friends to his country and laws. (1)

-- Sep 11, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith appointed William W. Phelps, Henry Miller, and Hosea Stout to wait on Thomas Ford, governor of Illinois, to obtain public firearms for the Nauvoo Legion. (1)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph and his associates pray for Emma's health. (2)

-- Sep 13, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spoke a few words in reply to a lecture at a grove near the temple by Mr. John Finch, a socialist from England. (1)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
3 - Proctor, Scott and Maurine Jensen, editors, History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced
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