130 years ago today - September 28-29, 1883

[Apostle Heber J. Grant Diary] Friday morning met at Prest Taylor's office and voted in connection with my brethren of the Twelve and their counselors to sustain Prests Taylor Cannon and Smith as members of the School of the Prophets. ... All of the brethren present confessed their faults and failings commencing at Prest Woodruff and ending with Counselor Wells--each one speaking in the order of his standing in the Quorum ... we had voted on each man separately to give him our full fellowship and to sustain him as a member of the school of the Prophets--A number of the brethren confessed to breaking the Words of Wisdom--I was thankful that I was not one of the number that had to confess.

[The School of Prophets was re-established as required by a revelation exactly five months earlier. Those being vetted in Grant's entry are members of the Quorum of Twelve and First Presidency.]

[Source: Diary of Heber J. Grant, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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