175 years ago today - Wednesday, Mar 10, 1847.

President Young stated he had seen Father Neff, who said he would do just as President Young told him. He wanted salvation, and B. Y. [Young] told him what the Lord required.

Dr. [Richards] read the "Hedge Hog Doggrel," written by W. W. Phelps. A conversation took place about putting the cannon in good order and fixing the cannon ready for action. President Young wants the whole company organized into a military capacity ... B.Y. [Young], we want a host of tobacco that will want to be given to the Indians, also a little calico, and hire the Indians to kill buffalo.

[Apostle Willard Richards Journal]

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