155 years ago today - Sep 7, 1867

[Wilford Woodruff]

7 We met at the Bowery at 10 oclok for a 2 days M. G Q Cannon Prayed. O Hyde spoke 51 Minuts O Pratt 55 Minuts. After noon. Prayer By G A Smith. Capt Wm. H Hooper spoke one hour J Taylor one hour.

After meeting the Twelve met in Council & Presidt Young & All voted to Appoint Joseph Fielding Smith the Son of Hyram Smith to be one of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Place of Amasa Lyman who was Cut off from the Quorum for Preaching Herisey in doing away with the Blood of Jesus Christ as an Attonement for the Sins of the world.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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