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Day in the Life

Feb 21, 1870

Journal Entry

February 21, 1870 ~ Monday

21. [FIGURES] The Legislature of the State of Deserett met
to day & organized I was a Member of the senate Gov
Brigham Young delivered a short written Message & an oral one He
spoke plain these are interesting & important times all the United
States as it were are at war with us triying to pass Bills through
Congress to destroy us for our religion I received a long
[FIGURES] letter from R. W. Scott upon the sheep Question & wrote
one in return I held a meeting with the Board of directors

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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3282 mentions
Apostle, Family

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He spoke upon the gospel & made Evry thing Plain if the religion of the Sectarian world did not ketch or save us our religion would if sprinkling children was not Baptism & not acceptable to God Baptism By immeresion was & what harm was there in keeping the commandment of God it would save a man while rejecting them would destroy a man
~ Brigham Young

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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.

Feb 21, 1870