Lorenzo Snow, 1852

-- During 1852
(Lorenzo Snow) Lorenzo Snow organized the Polysophical Society at his Salt Lake home on 3rd East and South Temple: "Brother Lorenzo Snow has a select party which meets at his Hall once a week, to continue through the winter; social improvement and to cultivate a taste for literature and refinement the object. The Presidency and Twelve are honorary members, and seem to take pleasure in meeting with us. The New Alphabet [Deseret Alphabet] is there introduced under the supervision of Brother Watt, and diagrams designed to call forth the ability of Professor [Orson] Pratt." (1)

-- Feb 6, 1853
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 6th Sunday I attended meeting. Elder Lorenzo Snow preached. He spoke vary well. Exhorted the saints to faithfulness the young men to study the different languages that they might be useful among the Nations. He exhorted the saints that was expecting to stay in the valley to do all they could to forward the work of God. He said if any of the brethren wanted to be marterd or lay down their lives for Christ sake they can have a [hand?] by going to Europe or some of those foreign Nations. He said that after the Danish Government had banished the American Elders from the Kingdom that the native brethren said to the policee the seed is sown the truth is here it is in our hearts & we are here ourselves & shall defend the truth. Many interesting remarks were maid by Brother Snow. (2)

-- 1853, February 14
Temple Block consecrated and ground broken, Salt Lake City. (3)

-- 1853, April 6
Salt Lake Temple cornerstones laid under direction of First Presidency. (3)

-- 7 July 1853
[Birth of child] Birth of Child Lorenzo Snow (mother: Sarah Ann Prichard) (4)

-- 9 October 1853
[Marriage of Lorenzo Snow] Marriage to Caroline Horton (4)

1 - Van Wagoner, Richard and Walker, Steven C., A Book of Mormons, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
2 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies
3 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History, http://amzn.to/eG0DIp
4 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Snow#Wives_and_children

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

Mormon History Timeline: the life of Lorenzo Snow


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