120 years ago today - Jan 21, 1901

[Apostle Abraham Owen Woodruff]
Am in to the fight for my candidate. Made a good showing. He got 18 votes when 19 were necessary to nominate.

Had a meeting with Mr. [Thomas] Kearns. He pledge[d] his honor to have the Constitutional amendment blocked. Said he would defend me in trouble with his own life.

[Abraham Owen Woodruff, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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