D&C 124: 132 At Nauvoo, Illinois
Journal History Feb. 21, 1844 Nauvoo Elders Licenses FamilySearch
Joseph Smith asked for volunteers to explore Oregon and California. They were also to preach wherever they went. The purpose of the expedition was to locate a suitable place for the Saints to dwell. Due to rapid changing circumstances and the death of the Prophet Joseph Smith the expedition did not occur.
To assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign and to faithfully preach the gospel.