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Sep 8, 1856

Journal Entry

September 08, 1856 ~ Monday

8th I visited Brother Lamberts garden & saw his plums he had red &
yellow & they looked vary well I budded a few buds of two kinds
of his plums & I put in several buds into my locus of of his
I spent most of the day in the office on history & writing I wrote
[FIGURE 1] A letter to Dr Asa Fitch of New York & sent him a box of
insects from Utah including one Tarantula, 2 bugs called scorpeans Miller
1 Tobaco worm Miller one small spider several grass hoppers {President Young called to see us}
Dr Asa Fitch, Salem Washing County New York is his Address


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
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Letter from Charles Coulson Rich, 8 September 1856
San Bernardino W Woodruff Dear Brother I recieved your letter by the last mail and was truly glad to hear from you this leaves my self and family here in tolerable good health also the saints in general. I can truly say I feel thankful to learn there is a general feeling among the Saints to plant fruit and beautify their lots and gardens and I feel to contribit my might in this matter I am makeing some collections and shall forward some to you and Br Bullock we shall have what we make if we get choice fruits and flowers and cultivate them we shall truly make the wilderness and solitary place Blossom as the rose make our habitations beautiful and Pleasent which to Do only adds to our own comfort and happiness, and truly the saints is the only People that knows how to apply the principles of salvation to them selves to make happiness for man the more union in the matter the sooner the object can can be obtained there can be many choice buds sent from this country which will increase good fruits and flowers there also seeds of Various kinds I have had some talk with Br Dodge


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Church-wide reformation includes rebaptizing, restructuring and recommitment to principles and covenants. First "home missionaries" introduced (precursor to ministering program).
First baptisms administered in baptismal font; members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles rebaptized (4th rebaptism for Wilford).

Sep 8, 1856