175 years ago today - Aug 4, 1847

H. C. Kimball to bro Tubbs [charged with adultry] & those concerned. [I]ts my advice'I am for Sal[vatio]n. & never had any o[the]r. intentions since I came into the Ch[urch]'[A]ny man or woman who varies from right are destined for damn[ation]. If I violated my Cov[e]n[ant]. I wo[ul]d. come bef[ore]. my bre[thre]n & tell [them] all ab[ou]t. [it], if there was a chance of Sal[vatio]n. I sho[ul]d. want it'& if it was to take my head of[f] my shoulders its better for me to die than to go to hell'I sa[y] this to bro Tubbs & those concerned'for it will turn to rust & corrupt[io]n.'I sa[y] bro Tubbs now save yourself'tell it to the Council & they['l]l save you'unless you have sinned unto death.

[Minutes, 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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