Today in Mormon History - Mar 06

Today in Mormon History ...
Joseph Smith Jr.: Completed Book of Mormon translation with brown seer stone, announced its publication 26 Mar. 1830, and gave brown seer stone to Oliver Cowdery (1)
-- 180 years ago - Mar 6, 1830
[Apostle John Henry Smith] After fighting challenges to election, takes seat in convention and is elected president. Presides until its conclusion in May. (2)
-- 115 years ago - Mar 6, 1895
Heber C. Kimball tells Apostle Woodruff: "The North will never have the power to crush the South [-] No never. The Lord will give the South power to fight the North until they will destroy Each other."
--145 years ago - Mar 6, 1865    

1 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 6, Biographical Sketches of General Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47
2 - White, Jean Bickmore, Church, State, and Politics, p.xviii, A John Henry Smith Chronology

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