160 years ago today - Nov 10, 1861

[Brigham Young]

... He said He should follow his file leaders. He should not go back for any body or Be governed by any thing behind him. He would say to Brother Kimball & Brother Wells that if they wished to be united with him they must go with him & follow him. He should not follow them or go to them. So with the Twelve. They must follow the presidency for the Presidency would not follow them. The Seventies & High Priest must follow the Twelve & So on down through every department of the Church or Else there will be an Everlasting Separation. So with a man at the Head of his family. If every wife & Child does not follow the Husband & Father there will be an Eternal Separation & if a Man follows his wives or Children instead of leading himself there will be Confusion & destruction in that family. It is No business to any one what his file leader has done. I never found a word of fault with Brother Joseph in my life. He gave much valuable instruction to the people. -- SLC Bowery

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal. 9 Vols. Scott G. Kenney, ed. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1983-85. 5:600-601; Journal History of the Church, Selected Collections from the Archives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints DVD 2 (2002), in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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