135 years ago today - May 22, 1882

[Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner and James Rollins to John Taylor]
... Mrs Elizabeth Gilbert, (who is in her Eighty-second year) is here for the purpose of obtaining her Second Anointing, together with her husband, Algernon Sidney Gilbert, who Died when Zion's Camp went up to Missouri[.] My Brother Henry Rollins, Stands as Proxy for her husband his uncle. I also wish to know if the sealing of My Mother to Mr. John M. Burk, in Nauvoo can be changed. As she did not wish to be Sealed to him But Brother Young told her to let it be so for the present, and it could be changed afterward, (or words to that effect). Must her sealing remain as it was in Nauvoo? Or [can] she be sealed to Joseph For that is our Desire[.] Henry desires to be adopted into Josephs Kingdom[.]

[Source: Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner and James Rollins to John Taylor, May 22, 1882, in Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship]

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