110 years ago today - Aug 20, 1903: Thursday

A meeting of the First Presidency and Apostles was held this morning.

...The following cable message was sent to Brother Heber J., Grant today: "You are now released; leave business in hands of [Horace S.] Ensign." This was sent in three cipher words.

[Source: First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes]


  1. [Thursday, Aug. 27, 1903 - Salt Lake City] Heber J. Grant is released to return home. Horace Ensign will preside in Japan.

    [Source: John Henry Smith Diary 4-D]

  2. [Source: http://signaturebookslibrary.org/?p=16106]


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