175 years ago today - 1845 4 Jul.

A cannon explodes during an Independence Day celebration at LaHarpe, Illinois, maiming one man. Young's secretary confides that the cannon was sabotaged by a member of Council of Fifty.

[Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47, http://amzn.to/origins-power]

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