130 years ago today - Nov 22, 1889

Henry Lawrence, who had administered sacraments in the Endowment House from 1865 to 1869 before joining the Godbeite protest movement testified that the "substance" of the oath of vengence was: "You each and all agree to avenge the blood of the prophets, Joseph and Hyrum, who have sealed their testimony with their blood, this you will teach this to your children and your children's children to the third and fourth generations."

[Salt Lake Tribune, 22 November 1889 as quoted in Aird, Nichols, Bagley, "Voices of Dissent in the Mormon West"]

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