185 years ago today - Sep 14, 1835

A high council of the First Presidency calls Oliver Cowdery as Church Recorder and decides, "The laborer is worthy of his hire." Pay salary and expenses for Joseph Sr. (for patriarchal blessings [$10 per week plus expenses]), Frederick G. Williams (for recording blessings), Oliver and Emma to select hymns and W. W. Phelps edit. David Whitmer and Samuel H. Smith are appointed Literary firm agents.

[Kenney, Scott, Saints Without Halos, "Mormon History 1830-1844," http://web.archive.org/web/20120805163534/saintswithouthalos.com/dirs/d_c.phtml]

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