140 years ago today - Oct 11, 1882

The First Presidency and apostles vote privately that John T. Caine be a candidate for Utah's delegate to Congress. Three hours later the Council of Fifty convenes, discusses who should be the delegate, and also nominates Caine. This is the clearest example of the hierarhcy directing the meetings of the Fifty to arrive at pre-determined decisions.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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