145 years ago today - Jul 22, 1874

[Brigham Young Sermon]
It is my last will and testimony to my brethren that in choosing [leaders] for the Legislative Assembly, never choose a lawyer, and to preserve purity and good government, let the jury laws be so made that the persons be from among good honest farmers and machinists, men who labor for a living, to judge the cases; then you will have a good government. -- Salt Lake City

[Leonard J. Arrington Papers, Special Collections, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan.. (A reference reading LJA 12-55-5, 10, means LJA Series 12, Box 55, Folder 5, page 10.) 9-13-2 as quoted in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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