105 years ago today - Apr 26, 1916

Joseph F. Smith rules that the Salt Lake temple have daily limits for proxy ordinances: 240 endowments and 1,200 baptisms for the dead. As an example of changes in that policy, the Salt Lake temple performs 4,718 endowments on 21 May 1967.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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