June 28, 2018

Episode 109 – Boggs Bites Port’s Bullet

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On this episode, Nauvoo has a lot of secrets to hide. We talk about Orrin Porter Rockwell and his trip to Missouri in May 1842. We discuss his “confrontation” with Governor Lilburn Boggs, of which Boggs was none the wiser until he awoke days later with multiple gunshot wounds. We cover Port’s quick flight from Missouri back to Nauvoo after the assassination attempt. John C. Bennett apostatizes and begins his public derisions of Joseph Smith and Mormonism. Pistol Packin’ Porter Rockwell confronts Wreck-it Bennett about rumors Bennett was spreading about Jo’s hand in the assassination.


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Warsaw Signal 1842

Lilburn Boggs Wiki

The Wasp May 1842

Baltimore Sun 31 May 1842

Times-Picayune 29 May 1842

Brooklyn Evening Star 23 July 1842

Times and Seasons May 1842

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