150 years ago today - Mar 8, 1873

Presidet Young gave instruction to the [missionary] Company. About 100 answered to their names. Presidet Young said he wanted them to Settle upon a Cooperative principle and not ask what they are going to have for their labor but labor to build up Zion & Convert the Lamanites to the gospel & baptize them & set them to work.

[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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