140 years ago today - Nov 27, 1882

[Wilford Woodruff]
I Met in Council in the Gardo House with the Presidency & Twelve. Discussed the policy of yiealding any principal [particularly plural marriage] for a State Governmet. We then went to the Office & met with our delegates to washington And Presidet Taylor with the rest of us Come to the Conclusion that we Could not swap of the Kingdom of God or any of its Laws or Principals for a State Governmet.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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