Today in Mormon History - Dec 19

Today in Mormon History ...

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 19 I spent the forenoon at home the afternoon in the Legislature. | (1)
-- 150 years ago - Dec 19, 1860

The government of Kazakhstan, one of the former republics of what was once the Soviet Union, granted the Church official recognition. (2)
-- 10 years ago - Dec 19, 2000

[Joseph Smith Diary] 19th Saturday morning the 19th At home. Wrote the /above/ letter to Br[other] William Smith. I have had many sollam /solemn/ feelings this day Concerning my Brothe[r] William and have prayed in my heart to fervently that the Lord will not him /cast him/ off, but he may return to the God of Jacob and magnify his apostleship and calling. May this be his happy lot for the Lord of Glory's Sake. Amen. (3)
-- 175 years ago - Dec 19, 1835

1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993
2 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - Faulring, Scott (ed.), An American Prophet's Record: The Diaries and Journals of Joseph Smith: Joseph Smith Diary, 1835-36

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