Today in Mormon History - Jul 09

Today in Mormon History ...

Veracruz Mexico Temple; Location: Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico; Announcement: 14 April 1999; Dedication: 9 July 2000 by Thomas S. Monson; Style: Classic modern, single-spire design (1)
-- 10 years ago - Jul 9, 2000

Wilford Woodruff writes from England of his dealings with a sect called The United Brethren: "I also baptized about forty preachers of the same order, and several others belonging unto other churches, and about one hundred and twenty members of the United Brethren, which opened about forty doors or preaching places, where the fullness of the Gospel would meet a welcome reception, and all this during the term of one month and five days." (2)
-- 170 years ago - Jul 9, 1840

[Joseph Smith] Mummies and papyrus are purchased from Michael Chandler. (3)
-- 175 years ago - Jul 9, 1835

1 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
2 - On This Day in Mormon History,
3 - More Good Foundation, Timeline,

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