The history of Z.C.M.I, Jan 10, 1888

-- Jan 10, 1888
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 10 I signed 15 Recommends. I receivd 8 Letters. I wrote 7 Public Letter.

I Met with the board of the Z.C.M.I at their office. After the business was over we heard a report of Arthur Stainer on the Manufacture of sugar from Sorgom. We apointed [a committee] of three to investigate it who were Romney Grant & Winder. I had an interview with Folsome & [James ?] J. (1)

-- Feb 10, 1888
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 10 I signed 23 Recommends. I Receivd 28 Letters. I wrote 4 Letters to Jaques, Webber Beebe & Emma. I attended Meeting with the Bord of Directors of ZCMI. Went to the farm & spent the night. 3 Miles. (1)

-- May 11, 1888
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 11 I signed 65 Recommends. I received 35 Letters. I wrote 18 Letters 18 Pub & 1 private to Jaques. Sent $10. I attended Z.C.M.I. Bord Meeting. Went to the farm & spent the Night. 3 Mils. (1)

-- Jun 11, 1888
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 11 I signed 20 Recommends. I received 22 Letters. I wrote 8 Letters to Jaques, Whitney, Lambert, Beebe Henry Levi L. Thompson Malinda W Hatch & Atkins. I held a Meeting of the Board of Z.C.M.I. Called at the Theater and spent the night with G. Q. Cannon & J. F. Smith at Wm. W. Riters. 5 miles. (1)

-- Jul 9, 1888
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 9 I went to the Gordo in the Morning. Metwith several Banking Men. Then Met with the StakeBoard of Education. Then Met with the Board of ZionsSavings Bank. We closed our U.S. suit with Peters& Dyer. I signed a Note for $157,666.15. This Notewhich I signed had to be paid by the 1 Sept. This Law of Congress to take all the Property ofthe Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints is themost Ungodly and unconstitutional Law Ever Enacted byany Congress since the foundation of the American Government. The following is the list of the Propertytakeing by the receiver:

Gass stock $80,000

Interest on the same 1,600

Street Rail Road Stock and interest 51,000

Constitutional Property 36,241.15

Wells Lot 42,925

Provo Stock Coop 22,000

30,000 Sheep at $2 60,000

Alfales Young Lot 5,500

Personal Property &c 75,000

Deseret Telegraph 22,500

Church Farms Estimated By Dyer 150,000

Coal Mine 100.000

Total of Property Taken $646,766.15

/Also the Theater 25,000

/Thus the United States Governmet has taken from the Latter Day Saints the Above Sum under the Law Created By Senators Edmunds & Tucker. It has been a hard peace of work to form this settlement with Peters & Dyer.

Besides holding 3 Meetings to day & Consulting with the Lawyiers and settling with the Government I signed 42 Recommends. I received 31 Letters & wrote to Phebe & Susan & sent her $20.

July 10. 1888 I signed 30 Recommends. I received 20 Letters. I wrote 6 Letters to Jaques, Emma Mary, /<sent> 15 <dollars>/ Bleak Cottam & Wm. H Thompson. I attended the Z.C.M.I. board Meeting in the Evening. 5 Miles. (1)

1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993
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