Lorenzo Snow, Saturday, Aug 13, 1887

-- Saturday, Aug 13, 1887
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The Counsel met at 10 a.m. Present: Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, F. D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Joseph F. Smith, Moses Thatcher, F. M. Lyman, H. J. Grant, J. W. Taylor, D. H. Wells and myself.

Wilford Woodruff, George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith were sustained as a committee to get Statehood if possible. And one hundred thousand appropriated to set the ball in motion.

M. Thatcher, F. M. Lyman and W. B. Preston were chosen to consider the wages of the Church Employes. (1)

-- Thursday, Sep 1, 1887
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The Council met at 10 a.m. and D. H. Wells was present with us. The Savings Bank business was talked over. The board of Directors of Z.C.M.I. were agreed upon with one exception.

The State movement was talked over and letters and telegrams read. Bro. Lorenzo Snow read or rather gave a verbal report of his trip north into Idaho. Bro. M. Thatcher said the Oneida Stake had been organized with G. C. Parkinson, S. H. Hale and M. H. Cowley as the Presidency. (1)

-- Wednesday, Sep 7, 1887
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The following brethren met in Counsel: Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, F. D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Jos. F. Smith, Moses Thatcher, F. M. Lyman, H. J. Grant, J. W. Taylor and myself present.

It was decided to hold our Conference in this City, October 6th. Ex-Senator McDonald has been selected to defend suit against the Church for property. F. S. Richards is to go to Washington to see McDonald in regard to commencing suit in that City.

Mexican Matters were talked over. Allowance of the Twelve fixed at $3,000.00 and $2,000.00 a few days ago, to commence September 1st and be paid in Cash.

I sent Josephine Draft for $4.00. (1)

-- Thursday, Oct 6, 1887
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

[general conference]

Pleasant. At 10 a.m. Conference convened in the Large Tabernacle, called to order by Elder Lorenzo Snow. Present of the Twelve: L. Snow, F. D. Richards, H. J. Grant and myself.

The Twelve met at the office at 7 p.m. Present: W. Woodruff, L. Snow, E. Snow, F. D. Richards, G. Q. Cannon, B. Young, J. F. Smith, M. Thatcher, F. M. Lyman, J. H. Smith, H. J. Grant and J. W. Taylor. We reconciled all of our misunderstandings after mutual explanations and at 1 a.m. bid each other good night. (1)

1 - Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith

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