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    The Saints Leave Missouri - Episode 33

    Episode 33


    Learn about the Saints leaving Missouri and about Joseph Smith's plea to the president of the United States for help. The Saints left Missouri for western Illinois. There they began building a city that they called Nauvoo. Joseph Smith had the Saints write letters detailing what happened to them. Joseph then took the letters to the president and asked for help. The president would not help.