Lorenzo Snow, Wednesday, Apr 9, 1890

-- Wednesday, Apr 9, 1890
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

The Council of the Twelve apostles met yesterday as a separate Quorum from the first Presidency for the first time in many years. There were present Lorenzo Snow, F. D. Richards, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, John Henry Smith, Heber J. Grant, John W. Taylor, Marriner W. Merrill, Anton H. Lund, Abraham H. Cannon and John W. Young. We were together about 10 hours. We all spoke in turn confessing our sins and expressing our determination to live nearer the Lord in the future. We administered the Sacrament after the early order, eating our fill of bread and drinking the wine. (1)

-- Apr 10, 1890
[President Wilford Woodruff Journal] April 10 1890 I signed 11 Recommends. I received 10 Letters. Had an interview with F A Hammond also Lorenzo Snow & Bishop Preston. (2)

-- May 4, 1890
[Apostle Marriner W. Merrill Diary] Sunday. I came to Logan on the early train and attended the Cache Stake Quarterly Conference, President Woodruff and Apostle Lorenzo Snow also being present. Apostle Snow occupied all the time in the forenoon, speaking 1 ½ hours. In the afternoon President Woodruff spoke 1 hour and I spoke one-half hour, when Conference adjourned until next day. (3)

-- May 6, 1890
[Apostle Marriner W. Merrill Diary] President Woodruff after breakfast took the 6:20 train for Salt Lake. I accompanied him to the depot with the Temple team. President Lorenzo Snow met us there and went home to Brigham City. (3)

-- 12 May 1890
[Wife of Lorenzo Snow] Death of wife Harriet Amelia Squires (4)

-- May 29, 1890
[Apostle Heber J. Grant Diary] [Apostles meeting called by Lorenzo Snow to achieve perfect unity.] Moses Thatcher felt that it was a good thing to be here. He felt that the Lord was with us. I have been filled with solemn thoughts since Pres[iden]t Snow was moved upon to call us together. The hope of our becoming one has given me more joy than anything I can think of. If we can become as one it will be a glorious thing. The First Presidency are one and if we can become one and then become one with the First Presidency it will be the beginning of the establishment of the Kingdom of God, preparatory for the coming of our Lord and Master Jesus Christ ... I do not believe that there are any of us who seek occasion against each other. I pray God to bless us while we are together. (5)

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
2 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
3 - Notes from the Miscellaneous Record Book, 1886-1906: Selected diary notes from the journal books of Marriner Wood Merrill, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
4 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Snow#Wives_and_children
5 - Diary of Heber J. Grant, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

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