“I had seen a vision; I knew it, and I knew that God knew it, and I could not deny it.” – Joseph Smith – History 1:25
“Joseph could not have accomplished what he did if he had not become consecrated and spiritually submissive.” – Neal A. Maxwell
This Day in LDS History
1860: The Stoddard handcart company, consisting of 126 people and twenty-two handcarts, enters Salt Lake City, the last of the ten handcart companies to cross the plains.
1890: President Wilford Woodruff issues the Manifesto, marking the end of Church-sanctioned plural marriages. In 1914 it is added to the Doctrine and Covenants.
1909: U.S. president William Howard Taft visits Utah and tours the communities south of Salt Lake City with Elder Reed Smoot, a U.S. senator from Utah.
1937: The New England Mission is organized.
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