-- Jan 23, 1870
[Sermon] Lorenzo Snow: The Gospel, JD 13:284 - 292 (1)
-- Jun 18,1870
First Counselor George A Smith tells Salt Lake School of Prophets about "the evil of masturbation" among Utah Mormons. Apostle Lorenzo Snow says that "plural marriage would tend to diminish the evil of self pollution and the indulgence on the part of men was less in plural marriage than in monogamy." (2)
-- 8 July 1870
[Birth of child] Birth of Child Chauncey Edgar Snow (mother: Eleanor Houtz) (3)
-- 7 August 1870
[Birth of child] Birth of Child Phoebe Augusta Florence Snow (mother: Phoebe Amelia Woodruff) (3)
-- Oct 7, 1870
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] Oct 7 John Taylor Prayed. O. Pratt spoke 64 Minuts. G. A. Smith spoke 30 M. Afternoon. J F Smith Prayed. C C Rich spok 30 M. President Young spoke 47 Minuts. G A Smith spoke 8 M. We held a Priesthood Meeting in the old Tabernacle in the Evening. Bishop Hunter spoke about 30 Minuts D H Wells 61 M G A Smith 5 Minuts & Presidet Young gave the following Revelations:
It is the mind & will of God that the Elders of Israel should take the Utah Central Rail Road Bonds & own the road & Pay for it so that He Could pay the debts of the Union Pacific which He owes to the Brethren. It is the will of God that C. C. Rich & Lorenzo Snow should Call for 50 Men to strengthen the Settlemets in Bear lake valley. It is the will of God that Erastus Snow should Call upon the People to Strengthen the Southern Settlemets. Many other remarks were made. (4)
There are those in this audience who are descendants of the old Twelve Apostles - and shall I say it, yes, descendants of the Savior Himself. His seed is represented in this body of men.
Following Pres. Cannon, President Snow arose and said that what Bro. Cannon had stated respecting the literal descendants among this company of the old apostles and the Savior himself is true - the Savior's seed is represented in this body of men. (5)
1 - Journal of Discourses, http://jod.mrm.org
2 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power, Appendix 5, Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1848-1996, http://amzn.to/extensions-power
3 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Snow#Wives_and_children
4 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
5 - Journal of Pres. Rudger Clawson, 374-75
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