Lorenzo Snow, Sep 20, 1899; Wednesday

-- Sep 20, 1899; Wednesday
President George Q. Cannon was at the office, President Lorenzo Snow went to Brigham City [Utah] this morning to attend the funeral of Bishop Alvin Nichols. President Joseph F. Smith still in Oregon. An order was issued for $128.55, to cover expenses of sending men to Canada, to work on the Alberta canal. An order for $5.00 was issued on Lees Ferry account. (1)

-- Sep 22, 1899; Friday
Presidents Lorenzo Snow, George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith were at the office, and the former two met with Elders Brigham Young [Jr.] and John Henry Smith, Bishop Joseph S. Rawlins and Attorney F[ranklin]. S. Richards, the subject of conversation being the canal business mentioned yesterday. The idea was to get Bishop Rawlins to take the initiative in arranging a meeting of representatives of the five canal companies, with a view to their uniting in action against Lambson, and preventing him from obtaining rights for power use on the Jordan river. A meeting with the directors of the companies is to be held at this office tomorrow, and Bishop Rawlins is to be present.

The allowance to Elder Samuel W. Richards, of $30.00 a month, for services as an ordinance worker in the Temple was today increased, at his request, by President Snow to $50.00 a month, $20.00 in cash and the balance in scrip. (1)

-- September 23, 1899
Richard M. Robinson, "The History of a Nephite Coin," 4-5, signed by Robinson and his wife Maria, 30 Dec. 1934, LDS Archives, MS 5147 (2)

1 - First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes
2 - John Taylor Papers

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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