130 years ago today - Nov 8, 1888

[David H. Cannon]
In such sacred matters as second anointings it must be understood that those only who are quite aged, and whose life and labors in the Church entitles them to this blessing shall be recommended by the Presidency of the Stake... Wilford Woodruff to Charles Sperry, Oct. 24, ... if we see a person who we think is here to take another wife, we should not talk about it for there is [a] danger of him doing so. At the time the Tucker Edmunds bill became Law, President [John] McAllister sent me to Salt Lake City to see President [John] Taylor and learn what we should do as the penalties were very heavy for the person who performed an illegal Marriage and this class of cases would be illegal under this new law. The President of the Church said, There must be no more Plural Sealings in the Temple and we will leave the responsibility upon our enemies and I can give you my word that the instructions then given ha[ve] been faithfully carried out. Keep a correct Record of all the work you may do here today. ...

[David H. Cannon, Temple Minute Book, St. George, Nov. 8, 1888, in Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship]

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