175 years ago today - Apr 12, 1842

... it was related by the clerk to the meeting that President Joseph Smith had prophesied in the name of the Lord that if the Twelve would come together and unite in prayer & faith they would be enabled to get the ascendency over Bro Wilky, take up the mortgage which he held & give him other Property. & relieve him from the burden under which he is laboring. by giving him possession of other property Moved by W. R. Voted that John Taylor be a special committee to carry the subject to final execution. ... W. R. [Willard Richards] voted that the Twelve unite their influence to persuade the brethren to consecrate all old notes. Bonds Deeds & obligations against each other to the building of the Temple.

[Source: Minutes, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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