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.
Mission to preach the gospel and assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign in Tennessee. (Church history journal, April 15, 1844)
Was called to fill a short mission to the East to solicit funds. Journal History of June 5, 1848
Journal History of Feb 24, 1856