135 years ago today - Aug 31, 1886

U.S. officials at Staten Island, New York, send immigrants back to England because they are Mormons. They board the next ship, conceal their religion and destination, pass through American customs, and arrive in Salt Lake City on 27 Oct. For the next several years, European immigrants conceal their LDS religion and Utah destination.

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

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