Today in Mormon History - Mar 03

Today in Mormon History ...

The leaders of the Presbyterian Church in Palmyra meet and and, decide "that the Reverend A. E. Campbell and H. Jessup be a committee to visit Hiram Smith, Lucy Smith, and Samuel Harrison Smith and report at the next meeting of session." (1)
-- 180 years ago - Mar 3, 1830

In England William Clayton writes, "Went to see Brother Burgess wife and child. She has been disobedient. She seems very penitent. She has a cow dung plaster on her breast. We promised her in the name of the Lord that if she felt to repent and begin to live faithful she should receive a blessing. . . . Sarah Crooks bath my forehead with rum and gave me some mint drops." (1)
-- 170 years ago - Mar 3, 1840

Death of Howard W. Hunter, whose presidency is briefest in Mormon history-less than nine months. This is half of previously shortest tenure served by any LDS president: Harold B. Lee's seventeen months and nineteen days. (1)
-- 15 years ago - Mar 3, 1995

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