135 years ago today - Mar 30, 1888 • Friday

[George Q. Cannon]
There is a general feeling of relief at the change in the spirit that has taken place among us [apostles]. Of course, probably no one has greater cause to rejoice than I in this change [Cannon had been charged with financial mismanagement and favoritism to his sons]. I have felt very much oppressed in my feelings for a long time, – unusually so for me. Perhaps at no time in my life have I been a prey to feelings of sadness – at least, since I have been a man – as I have within the past few weeks. I trust that there will not be a recurrence of these scenes. I have thought that I was the most favored man in this generation, in many respects. ...

[The Journal of George Q. Cannon, Church Historian's Press, https://churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon]

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