What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
130 years ago today - Jul 1, 1887
First Presidency secretary L. John Nuttall records: "Deputy Marshals were at Farmington this afternoon. . . . A very remarkable instance of Prest. Taylor's will and nerve was manifest this evening. On his learning that we had been informed of these Deputies, whilst he could not stand up alone, he asked respecting them and on being further informed, he said, "Stand them off, boys, stand them off; we have our rights and will maintain them, go for them from the beginning."