130 years ago today - Nov 29, 1893

Presidents Wilford Woodruff and George Q. Cannon meet with three apostles and James E. Talmage: "That there will also be daughters of Perdition there is no doubt in the minds of the brethren." He is giving 'Articles of Faith' as LDS University lectures. The First Presidency and apostles decide that frequent rebaptisms "will not be allowed, and that this sacred ordinance is becoming too common." After 1893 the Salt Lake temple performs no rebaptisms for a renewal of covenants. The First Presidency and apostles again discuss on 19 May 1898 whether to stop rebaptisms completely but they reach no decision. The St. George temple stops rebaptisms after 1900. The Manti and Logan temples perform only thirteen in 1910 and continue sporadically until the First Presidency ends the practice in 1922.

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

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