170 years ago today - 1843 23 Dec.

[Joseph Smith] Prayer circle meeting in "Assembly Room" or Mansion House ... Mary Fielding Smith performed the ordinances for these women under Emma Smith's supervision . Emma Smith supervises initiation of women into the Anointed Quorum, apparently her last meeting. She never enters the temple.

[Source: Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power]

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