125 years ago today - Aug 8, 1895

First Presidency met with us at 11 a. m. After Circle prayers we partook of the sacrament of bread and wine. ... It was decided by the First Presidency and Twelve that it was not a good thing for women to register and vote at the coming fall election; they thought it would endanger Statehood.

[Notes from the Miscellaneous Record Book, 1886-1906: Selected diary notes from the journal books of Marriner Wood Merrill, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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