Lorenzo Snow, May 21, 1888

-- May 21, 1888
Manti Utah Temple; Location: Manti, Utah, US; Announcement: 25 June 1875; Dedication: 21 May 1888 by Lorenzo Snow; Rededication: 14 June 1985 by Gordon B. Hinckley; Style: Castellated Gothic/French Renaissance - designed by William H. Folsom; Notes: Wilford Woodruff performed a private dedication on May 17, 1888. (1)

-- Tuesday, Oct 2, 1888
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

I met in Counsel with Presidents W. Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, F. D. Richards, Jos. F. Smith, M. Thatcher, B. Young, H. J. Grant, W. B. Preston, J. R. Winder, L. J. Nuttall and sundry others who passed in and out. The delivery of means to the receiver was talked over, two cases from high Counsels passed upon. (2)

-- Oct 5, 1888
[Apostle Heber J. Grant Diary] It was 10 P.M. when I reached our quorum meeting which was held in the Historian's office. I found Bro Lorenzo Snow at his daughter's and in bed. Woodruff, Snow, Richards, Smith, Young, Thatcher, Smith & Grant were present and attorneys Broadhead, Young, Richard, Sheeks & Rawlins had a long talk regarding some stipulations that prosecuting Atty Peters demanded be inserted as finding of facts in our Church suits, the stipulations related to our faith in polygamy and were put in for the express purpose of giving the government a chance to steal all of our personal property in case of a decision in the Churches [sic] favor by the Supreme Court of the United States. We decided that the Atty's tomorrow should make the best terms they could but that it would be much better to consent to the stipulations requested than to allow the Government Atty to take any testimony in the premises. After our decision the Att[orne]y's withdrew ... (3)

-- Tuesday, Oct 9, 1888
[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Salt Lake City

B. H. Roberts was ordained one of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies, Bro. Lorenzo Snow being mouth. (2)

1 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_temples_of_The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints#List_of_temples
2 - 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
3 - Diary of Heber J. Grant, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies

LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow

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