130 years ago today - Apr 5, 1894

[Regarding Wilford Woodruff's revelation on adoptions and sealings:] Brother [George Q.] Cannon has been baptized for Thomas L. Kane and for several congressmen which was approved. ... Elder Mar[r]iner W[ood]. Merrill said President [John] Taylor condemned adoptions as done in Nauvoo [Illinois] and directed that no adoptions be permitted except by special permission of the First Presidency and this course he had been governed by [as president of the Logan temple] ...

[Minutes, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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