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Oct 1, 1856

Journal Entry

October 01, 1856 ~ Wednesday

Oct 1st I met in the state Fair with the board of Directors &
as chairman of the Fruit Committe in awarding premiums I Preached
in the evening to the 13 ward in the social Hall was followed by Edmund
J Gates & E. D. Woolley the spirit of God was upon us & we
talked vary plain to the people


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37 mentions
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth
28 Jun 1807 - 14 Oct 1881
115 mentions
Gates, Jacob
9 Mar 1811 - 14 Apr 1892
70 mentions


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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).

Oct 1, 1856