165 years ago today - Dec 12, 1856

The President [Brigham Young] soon Came in & they gave an account of their procedings while at Fillmore. The snow was two Feet deep on the road a part of the way. They arived at Fillmore monday morning. They met with the Legislature through the day. They organized passed some resolutions & moved the seat of Government to salt Lake City & Adjourned to meet in the Great Salt City on the /18/ day of Dec 1856 & started for home during the evening. They found it vary Cold & snowing nearly all the way home.

On the night of the 3d inst. the night before J M. Grant was buried Mrs Batsheba Smith wife of G. A. Smith dreamed that George A. Smith was dead & that some other person wished to marry her which troubled her mind. On the same night Mrs Rose dreamed that George A. Smith was hung in Washing[ton] by the members of Congress because he was a Mormon.

[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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