175 years ago today - Jan 11, 1847

[Brigham Young]

I told the brethren I dreamed of seeing Joseph the prophet last night and conversing with him, that Mother Smith was present and very deeply engaged reading a pamphlet, when Joseph with a great deal of dignity turned his head towards his mother partly looking over his shoulder, said, '"Have you got the word of God there?'" Mother Smith replied, '"There is truth here.'" Joseph replied, '"That may be, but I think you will be sick of that pretty soon.'" Joseph appeared to feel extremely well, was sociable and laughed heartily. Conversed freely about the best manner of organizing companies for emigration, and etc. -- Winter Quarters, Nebraska

[Manuscript History of Brigham Young, 1847- 1850. William S. Harwell, ed. Collier's Publishing, 1997.:11, 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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