145 years ago today - Jan 20, 1878

Llewellyn Harris begins proselytizing Zuni Pueblo at the beginning of the small pox epidemic. He administers the priesthood ordinance of healing to 409 Zunis, all of whome "recovered, excepting five or six that the [Presbyterian] minister gave medicine to, and four or five that the [Zuni] medicine man had tried to cure by magic."

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

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