175 years ago today - May 30, 1846

[William Clayton]
Went and borrowed A[aron] Farr's ornaments and robe. Then rode with Dr. Richards about 3 miles on the prairie. There were 5 others and carriages[.] President Young [brought our two tents]. We fixed them up and then met and clothed. There was President B[righam] Young, H[eber] C. Kimball, P[arley] P. Pratt, W[illard] Richards, O[rson] Pratt, J[ohn] Taylor, Geo[rge] A. Smith, A[masa] Lyman, John Smith, N[ewel] K. Whitney, D[aniel] Spencer, O[rson] Spencer, C[harles] C. Rich, E[zra] T. Benson, W[illia]m Huntington and myself. Clothed and having offered up the signs [and then] offered up prayer[,] H. C. Kimball being mouth. We then conversed a while and prayed again, G. A. Smith being mouth. A[lbert] P. Rockwood and W[illiam] Kimball were guarding the tent. Prayers were offered that we might be delivered from our enemies and have teams to go on our journey &c. About 2 o'clock we returned to camp.

[William Clayton diary, May 30, 1846, in Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History, http://amzn.to/TempleWorship]

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