165 years ago today - Nov 10, 1856

[Wilford Woodruff]

Elder A O Smoot Brought in the Church train goods &c & Brother Willie the Hand Cart Company. There had been 60 deaths in that company. They were nearly chilled to death by the snows & Cold in the mountains.

...I attended the Meeting of the Presidents of the Seventies at the 70" Hall. President Joseph Young Called upon all the first Presidents of the seventies to Pray in there turn so that He Could feel of their spirits. ...

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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