175 years ago today - Oct 1, 1845

A congress representing nine Illinois counties assembled at Carthage and resolved that the Mormons must either leave voluntarily or be expelled. On the same day the Quorum of Twelve announces their intent to lead Mormons out of Nauvoo in the spring for re-settlement in Oregon or Vancouver Island.

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

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