145 years ago today - May 29, 1875

Missionary and future apostle John Henry Smith writes of arriving in Berlin: "took a Cab and went to the Hotel D'Angleterre, took rooms, washed and took Table D'Hote. There was 13 courses. Cousin J[oseph] F. S[mith] & I drank Clarret. . . . One thing is very evident here, and that is military rule, troops and Police on every hand, and the people seem afraid of them."

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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