In 1825, Joseph Smith and his father Joseph Sr. were hired by a man named Josiah Stowell to help dig for treasure in an old Spanish silver mine. Stowell hired Joseph specifically upon hearing of a miraculous gift he possessed to see the unseen. In 1826, Peter Bridgeman, one of Stowell's nephews, charged Joseph Smith with being a "disorderly person"--a charge issued against many people including those that pretended to see treasure by magical means to defraud people of their...