125 years ago today - Aug 14, 1897

Elder J[anne]. M. Sjodahl left Salt Lake City this evening on his way to Stockholm, Sweden, representing the Scandinavians of Utah, to present to King Oscar II and Queen Sofia the Book of Mormon enclosed in a Utah onyx casket, as a token of respect and good wishes from their former subjects who are now citizens of Utah and of the United States. Elder Sjodahl was formerly a Baptist Minister...

[Journal History, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please Enter your Comment: