165 years ago today - Oct 12, 1854

Prayer by Elder G. A. Smith. Elder O. Pratt read the 68th Psalm, which the choir chanted. ... While the emblems were being passed, President Brigham young delivered a highly interesting discourse which held the vast audience as it were spellbound. On motion of Elder Hyde, it was unanimously voted that all members of this church who go out on the roads to trade, or who go to California, or any other place outside of this Territory, without being sent, or counseled to do so, be cut off from the church.

[Deseret News, Oct as quoted in Quotations Dealing with the Relationship of Our First Earthy Parents to Our Heavenly Parents (1830-1978)]

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