145 years ago today - Apr 1, 1874

President Young briefly stated the object of meeting together, namely, to deposit in the place prepared [a wall of the St. George Temple], a box containing records, and some of our publications, in token of our faith, to be here preserved until the Savior comes; and then to be subject to His will and pleasure; together with the temple, for the use of the living and the dead. [The articles were placed in the box] President Brigham Young offered the following dedicatory prayer: Father in Heaven ...

[James G. Bleak. "Annals of the Southern Utah Mission," Archives, Church History Library, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah..; Brigham Young, The Man and His Work. Preston Nibley. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1960. 504-505, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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