160 years ago today - Nov 24, 1861

[Brigham Young]

President Young ... spoke upon practical religion. Requested the Elders to Quit drinking whiskey, Coffee, using tobacco &c and lay aside every bad practice. -- Salt Lake City

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal. 9 Vols. Scott G. Kenney, ed. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1983-85. 5:603, 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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