[Heber J. Grant letter]
Herewith we hand you President J. Robert Price's letter of March 21, recommending that former blessings be restored to John Thomas Lisonbee, who is dead, he having been excommunicated from the Church some years ago for teaching that the practice of plural marriage should continue. We also enclose a carbon copy of our letter of this date to President Price, from which you will note we have granted permission for the ordinance of baptism to be performed in behalf of John Thomas Lisonbee. Authorization is hereby given for one of the brethren of the Twelve, when visiting in the Maricopa Stake to officiate in restoring former blessings, by proxy, to this man.
[Heber J. Grant, Letter to Rudger Clawson, 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]