145 years ago today - Aug 15, 1875

... The rules of the United Order were then read and J[ohn] Taylor spoke 15 Minuts. At the Close of the Meeting we repaired to the water & G[eorge] Q Cannon Baptized 20 Persons including Charles C Rich and Wm. Budge. Most of those who were Baptized were Officiating as Bishops. They were Confirmed under the Hands of John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff and A M Musser. W Woodruff Confirmed 7.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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