125 years ago today - Mar 9, 1896

Senator [George F.] Hoar reported from the United Senate Committee on the Judiciary a substitute for Senator [Frank J.] Cannon's Joint Resolution, respecting the property of the Church seized under the Edmunds Act. The substitute grants conveys the Church property held by the Receiver, to the Church after payment of the expense of the Receivership. Gov[enor]. [Heber M.] Wells today in approving an Act of the State Legislature entitling the issue of polygamous marriages, born previous to March 3, 1883, to inherit a distributed share of their father's estate, recommended the removal of whatever legal ban might exist against the issue of polygamous marriages up to one year succeeding the date of the Amnesty Proclamation of the President, or what would be better, up to the date of the admission of Utah into the Union.

[Journal History, 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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