145 years ago today - Aug 13, 1874

The Constitution of the United Order was still further discussed, and adopted, with very little variation, according to the printed form. Much good instruction was given by President Young in relation to the object of the United Order; he did not want any one to join the order, unless he would put into the same all his personal and real property, which was free from incumbrance, and be willing to be guided and dictated in his labors, or in the disposition of his time. He requested the Twelve to see that every branch of the Church in the Territory was organized, so far as the Saints were willing... The most of the Twelve present were each assigned to some specified part of the Territory ...

[Church Historian's Office Journal, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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