155 years ago today - Oct 7, 1867

[Wilford Woodruff]

At the Close of the Church [meeting] Presidet Young talked vary Plain to O Pratt about his saying that such & such were the doctrins of the Church & about his telling what would have Been if Christ had not died & if Adam had not have fallen. If there had not been a savior prepared the world would not have been Created.

The Conference opened at 10 oclok ... [Brigham Young:] the Deserett Alphabet should be taught that our Children should understand.

... All young Men & Madens old Enough to Marry are required to Marry & fulfill the Law of God. All young men who are 25 years old who do not Get Married in one Month will be required to Pay $200 in cash into the perpetual Emigrating Fund.

[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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