I presided in the Temple to day. ... I also Adopted two Couple to Presidet B Young. ... This day was the first time in my life that I Ever herd or performed the Ceremony of Adoption.
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]