Today in Mormon History - Dec 22

Today in Mormon History ...

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 22 I spent the forenoon in the Endowment House. In the afternoon I went down to my Farm & brought up 5 sheep one to Brother Pickrell to butcher & four to the tithing office for tithing. I spent the evening with the Board of directors in makeing out the report to the Legislature. | (1)
-- 150 years ago - Dec 22, 1860

Alexander B. Morrison, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, is born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (2)
-- 80 years ago - Dec 22, 1930

[Joseph Smith Diary] Tu[e]sday, 22nd At home this. Continued my studys. O may God give me learning even Language and indo[w] me with qualifycations to magnify his name while I live. I also deliv[er]ed an address to the Church this Evening. The Lord blessed my Soul.
My scribe also is unwell. O m[a]y God heal him and for his kindness to me O my soul be thou greatful to him and bless him and he shall be blessed of God forever. I believe him to be a faithful friend to me therefore my soul delighteth in him. Amen.
Joseph Smith, Jr. (3)
-- 175 years ago - Dec 22, 1835

1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993
2 - The Woodland Institute 'On This Day Historical Database,'
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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