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Sep 12, 1856

Journal Entry

September 12, 1856 ~ Friday

12th I spent the day in the office. The Presidency B. Young H. C. Kimball &
J. M. Grant called into the office & spent some 30 minutes with us Br
Kimball said may the Blessings of God rest upon this place from this time
Hence forth & forever we overhaled some papers during the day. Dr Richards
had taken great pains to lay up files of all papers he could get & red


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 29 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1408 mentions
Grant, Jedediah Morgan
25 Feb 1816 - 1 Dec 1856
269 mentions
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
525 mentions


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On the Presidents Young Kimball and grant visited us at the New Historian's Office. Brother Kimball said may the blessing of God rest upon


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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 12, 1856