145 years ago today - Mar 31, 1877

[John Nuttall]

at President B[righam] Youngs in the evening several of the 12 present the telegraph news of the last 3 days was read. showing the spirit of the Press. urging upon the nation the distruction of the Latter day Saints taking on an excuse the confession of John D. Lee in the complicity of Pres[iden]t Young & other leaders in the M[ountain] M[eadows] Massacre'afterwards talked on the necessity of organizing more stakes of Zion'there being but 14 now organized'7 more were proposed spent an agreeable ev[en]ing.

[L. John Nuttall, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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