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Jan 2, 1870

Journal Entry

January 02, 1870 ~ Sunday

2nd Sunday I met with my Quorum in the morning & attended
Meeting at the Tabernacle H W Nesbit spoke 61 Minutes
Afternoon H. S. Eldridge Prayed B. Young Jr spoke 45 Minutes
B Young jr spoke 50 Minutes Mrs Yelverton of English Notiriety
was present also A Herrald Reporter who reported the sermon
I met with the Presidency & Twelve for Prayer & preached in the
Evening in the 15 ward followed By Bishop Hunter & G Godard

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Young, Brigham (Jr.)
18 Dec 1836 - 11 Apr 1903
549 mentions
Apostle
270 mentions
Goddard, George
5 Dec 1815 - 12 Jan 1899
67 mentions
21 mentions
Eldredge, Horace Sunderlin
6 Feb 1816 - 6 Sep 1888
136 mentions
1 mention

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A Bill is Before Congress to deprive the Latter Day Saints, of keeping the commandments of God the Lord has revealed the Law on the Patriarchal order of Marriage & the Lord says we shall be damned if we do not obey it & Congress says we shall be damned if we do so it its the Lord & Congress for it I would rather obey the Lord than Congress
~ Wilford Woodruff

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Church membership 90,130; population of Utah Territory 86,336; population of 38 United States 39,820,000.
Utah women given the right to vote; Liberal (non-Mormon) Party formed opposing People's (Mormon) Party.

Jan 2, 1870