130 years ago today - Aug 24, 1893

The First Presidency and apostles vote to "save Bro. [Leonard G.] Hardy from the penitentiary, and take steps to get the means to meet the amount of his defalcations" from Salt Lake County. Son of the former Presiding Bishopric counselor and a local bishop himself, general authorities want to protect embezzler Hardy's appointment by the courts as a receiver for the LDS church's confiscated properties.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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