18 December 1843 (Monday)

[1] President Smith made an eloquent speech upon the subject manifested mercy towards his enemies when they were in his power but he lifted up his hands towards heaven & declaired that if Missouri Came against us any more he would fight them & defend his rights.

—18 December 1843


[1] Not in History of the Church or Teachings. The following report by Wilford Woodruff is here published for the first time.