140 years ago today - Oct 16, 1882

[Heber J. Grant]
Recd a telegram from Apostle F. M. Lyman last evening telling me not to failing in Coming to Salt Lake today to attend a Council at 330 P.M. [He gives an account of his ordination as an apostle by George Q. Cannon, in connection with the rest of the First Presidency, and in the presence of the Quorum of Twelve and First Council of Seventy. Part of Cannon's ordination prayer reads:] We ordain thee to be a Prophet, a Seer, a Revelator, to have every key of authority connected with this holy Apostleship'it embodying all the power and all the authority that God ever vouchsafed to His children upon the earth ...

[The Diaries of Heber J. Grant, 1880-1945, Abridged, Digital Edition Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015]

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