175 years ago today - Mar 12, 1846

At 6 Pm Pres Young and H Kimble & Richards in council in the historians Tent where a challenge of a duel on yesterday was reported the following order was instantly issued Camp of Iseral Mar 12 '46 Capt Stephen Markham, Sir, it is reported to the council that Jas. W Hemmick of the Pioneers on yesterday challenged Wilbur J Earl to fight a duel let J M Hemmick be discharged from service of this camp'forthwith'by order of the council W Richards Clerk Signed Brigham Young.

[John D. Lee Diary, 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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