125 years ago today - Jul 30, 1897

[Brigham Young Jr.]

Sent Moses Thatcher who is in Logan Canon [Utah] notice as follows

[']S[alt]. L[ake]. C[ity]. Utah July 30. [18]97. To the presidency & High Council of the S[alt]. L[ake]. Stake]. of Zion

Dear Brethren

We hereby prefer a charge against Bro[ther]. Moses Thatcher of apostasy and unchristian-like conduct; exhibited in public speeches, private conversations, in interviews through newspapers & in other ways, showing a departure from the spirit of the Gospel and the doctrine and discipline of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, such as to prohibit his right to fellowship and standing in the church.

Your Brethren

/ss/ Brigham Young [Jr.]

Francis M. Lyman

Heber J. Grant['] This was sent to Pres[ident] O[rson]. Smith Logan [Utah] who forwarded by special messengers to Bro[ther]. T[hatcher].

[Brigham Young Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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