130 years ago today - Oct 6, 1890

The Presidency in the office. Before the morning's meeting the Presidency prepared the motion endorsing the President's Manifesto, for presentation to the Conference. [An account of the presentation of the Manifesto follows.] The vote to sustain the foregoing was unanimous. Between the meetings the Presidency met with Elders A[lexander]. F. McDonald, Elders F[ranklin]. D. Richards, F[rancis]. M. Lyman and G[eorge]. Reynolds being also present, at which it was decided to stop, for the time being, the performance of plural marriages in Mexico. ... He [Woodruff] told me afterwards that a great weight had been lifted from him by the acceptance by the conference of his manifesto. ...

[First Presidency Office Journal, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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