180 years ago today - Jan 9, 1842

Joseph Smith writes that the covered wagon carrying Willard Richards and Lorin Walker, while traveling on icy roads, "slipped and capsized and fell off the side of the bridge, 5 feet descent. Broke the carriage, some on the top and the fore axletree which we soon spliced . . .and agreed that Liburn W. Boggs should pay the damage."

[http://amzn.to/originsofpower The Mormon Hierarchy - Origins of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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