Preface

Title

Preface

Book Title

Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters

Publication Type

Book

Year of Publication

2014

Authors

Editors

Madsen, Gordon A. (Secondary), Walker, Jeffrey N. (Secondary), and Welch, John W. (Secondary)

Pagination

v-vii

Publisher

BYU Studies

City

Provo, UT

Keywords

Legal

Terms of use

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Bibliographic Citation

Walker, Jeffrey N. "Preface" In Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Edited by Madsen, Gordon A., Walker, Jeffrey N., and Welch, John W. v-vii. Provo, UT: BYU Studies, 2014.

Table of Contents

Book

Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters
Madsen, Gordon A.

23 Chapters

Preface
Walker, Jeffrey N. | pp. v-vii
Introduction
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. ix-xix
Joseph Smith and the Constitution
Welch, John W. | pp. 1-38
The Smiths and Religious Freedom: Jesse Smith's 1814 Church Tax Protest
Welch, John W. | pp. 39-50
Standing as a Credible Witness in 1819
Walker, Jeffrey N. | pp. 51-70
Being Acquitted of a "Disorderly Person" Charge in 1826
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 71-92
Securing the Book of Mormon Copyright in 1829
Wadsworth, Nathaniel Hinckley | pp. 93-112
Organizing the Church as a Religious Association in 1830
Stott, David Keith | pp. 113-139
Winning against Hurlbut's Assault in 1834
Grua, David W. | pp. 141-154
Performing Legal Marriages in Ohio in 1835
Bradshaw, Scott | pp. 155-177
Looking Legally at the Kirtland Safety Society
Walker, Jeffrey N. | pp. 179-226
Tabulating the Impact of Litigation on the Kirtland Economy
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 227-246
Losing Land Claims and the Missouri Conflict in 1838
Walker, Jeffrey N. | pp. 247-270
Imprisonment by Austin King's Court of Inquiry in 1838
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 271-295
Protecting Nauvoo by Illinois Charter in 1840
Kimball, James L. | pp. 297-307
Suffering Shipwreck and Bankruptcy in 1842 and Beyond
Bentley, Joseph I. | pp. 309-328
Serving as Guardian under the Lawrence Estate, 1842-1844
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 329-356
Invoking Habeas Corpus in Missouri and Illinois
Walker, Jeffrey N. | pp. 357-399
Defining Adultery under Illinois and Nauvoo Law
Bradshaw, Scott | pp. 401-426
Legally Supressing the Nauvoo Expositor in 1844
Dallin H. Oaks | pp. 427-459
Legal Chronology of Joseph Smith
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 461-514
Lawyers and Judges in the Legal Cases of Joseph Smith
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 515-545
Glossary of Early Nineteenth-Century Legal Terms
Madsen, Gordon A. | pp. 546-554

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