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Sep 11, 1856

Journal Entry

September 11, 1856 ~ Thursday

11th I spent the day in the office regulating Books & papers I rode
to the Sugar house ward with my Family & sister Smoot. I preached
in the evening in the school house upon the subject of home manufactur
at the close of the meeting I returned home 8 miles

President Young went up City Creek & saw 2 bears Brother Kesler killed one of them


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Kesler, Frederick
20 Jan 1816 - 12 Jun 1899
56 mentions
94 mentions
1835 Southern Convert

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Autobiography Volume 3 circa 1865-1866
On this day we moved the contents of the old Historian's Office ^which was a part of the Tithing Office^ into the New one opposite President Youngs house. We had three large Secretaries filled with books and papers: they were 6 feet wide 8 feet high and 18 inches deep besides about 20 other Secretaries desks tables &c and about 1 cord of papers which Dr Richards and George A Smith had gathered together On the same day Thomas Bullock took his leave of us and started on his mission to England. Bro Leo Hawkins went with him over the Mountains and spent the night. Next day President Young went up City Creek and saw two bears: brother Kesler killed one of them


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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 11, 1856