-- 120 years ago today - Aug 14, 1891
[William Clayton Journal] Alice Moon died. (2)
-- 170 years ago today - Aug 14, 1841. Saturday.
[John Nuttle Diary] arose much refreshed having spent a good night - ate breakfast and went to Bro Hatchs found Prest Taylor & party well in health - attended Meeting at 10 a m - Choir Sang Prayer by Choir Sang - (22p10- in margin) Prest Cannon - spoke on Celestial Marriage 1 hour & 8 min 1130 Prest Taylor spoke 37 minutes choir Sang The Spirit of God & Benidiction by Patriarch John Smith - Met my Bro William & his wife Rose also Wm. George & his wife - ate dinner at Bro Thos Giles - At 2 p.m. attended Meeting The Choir Sang Prayer by L. J. N. Choir Sang an anthem - Sacrament adm. (2.24) Prest Taylor read from the 32 page of the Pearl of Gt. Price - and then spoke 1 hour & 51 minutes The Choir Sang we thank thee O god for a prophet. Benidiction by [DEL: Pres Cannon :DEL] (sic) Prest Cannon spint (sic-spent) the evening at Prest Hatchs a number of the brethren called in and agreeable conversation was entered into during the evening (3)
-- 130 years ago today - Sunday Aug 14, 1881
1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
2 - George D. Smith, An Intimate Chronicle; The Journals of William Clayton, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1995, http://amzn.to/william-clayton
3 - Diary Excerpts of L. John Nuttall, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies