175 years ago today - Saturday, Oct 4, 1845

Elder Richards prophesied that we should have means to move all the poor and want for nothing. Elder Kimball said, Amen. ... Each family [crossing the planes] consisting of five adults, will require ... Two pounds of Tea, five pounds of coffee ... One Keg of Alcohol of five gallons for each two families. ...

[Historian's Office history, as quoted in Jedediah S. Rogers (editor), The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History, Signature Books (2014)]

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