[President Heber J. Grant Diary]
Bishop D.G. Hunt of the Catholic Church called and apologized for some unfavorable things published in the Catholic paper regarding our people. He said he would be willing to publish a refutation of them. I told him I thought perhaps it would be best to just let them alone.
[Joseph W. Musser]
Was requested to attend a meeting with Pres[ident]. Francis M. Lyman, in the Temple at 4:30 [p.m.]. I waited until 6 P.M. when I was invited into the Apostles' room where an inquisition was being held be Pres[ident]. ... Object of inquisition, to get information regarding the practice of Plural Marriage since the discontinuance thereof by the church; also to assay those who are now favoring the practice, against it: Was grilled two hours by the brethren and declared out of harmony by Bro[ther]. Grant and Pres[ident]. Lyman several times. The proceedings were in substance as follows: Asked if I knew Bro[ther]. ... Asked if I had talked to any one about the subject since Pres[ident]. [Joseph F.] Smith's statement in the Tabernacle five years ago, and to whom. If any one had talked to me, and whom. Answer, yes but any such conversations were of a confidential nature and I did not feel at liberty to divulge them This attitude was criticised strongly by Bro[ther]s. Lyman, Smith and Grant, but I could not change. Asked if I had heard of any body claiming that people could 'get in' now. I said. I presume I could go out on the street and find two hundred people who would claim that. Who are they? The Saints generally. Why should they claim it? Because it is generally understood that many were permitted to 'get in' since the [Wilford] Woodruff Manifesto, and that being true, the people think the opportunity is still open. ...
[Joseph W. Musser, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]
[Anthony Ivins Journal]
... stood on the Temple lot at Independence Missouri. Referred to the law suit bet[ween] the Josephites & Hedrikites for its possession. Said the time would come when the judgments of God would sweep every incumbrance from that land & when we go back to build a city & temple there will be none that will oppose them.
[Anderson, Elizabeth Oberdick, editor, Cowboy Apostle: The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins: 1875-1932, Signature Books, Salt Lake City in association with the Smith-Pettit Foundation (2013) - http://bit.ly/AnthonyIvins]
In Tullahoma, Tennessee, Missionary J. Golden Kimball asks a couple named Sharp for lodging and finds himself in the middle of a marital storm. Mr. Sharp seems to have been running around with a girl of nineteen, and after J. Golden's arrival Mrs. Sharp ventures the opinion that Mormonism would suit Mr. Sharp just fine.
[Patriarchal Blessing of Elisabeth Ruth Dowdle by O. N. Liljenquist]
I say ... that you may live even until the coming of the Son of Man. ... For you shall see great changes, you shall see te plagues go forth upon the earth, and the great destruction of a great portion of the human race, pass off from this existence due to these plagues, but if you will listen to the still small voice, it shall not hurt thee, you shall have power to rebuke the destroyer. He shall pass your door by, you will have power to sanctify your house and habitation, and exercise a sanctifying influence in many habitations. ...
[Brigham Young Sermon]
It is my last will and testimony to my brethren that in choosing [leaders] for the Legislative Assembly, never choose a lawyer, and to preserve purity and good government, let the jury laws be so made that the persons be from among good honest farmers and machinists, men who labor for a living, to judge the cases; then you will have a good government. -- Salt Lake City
[Leonard J. Arrington Papers, Special Collections, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan.. (A reference reading LJA 12-55-5, 10, means LJA Series 12, Box 55, Folder 5, page 10.) 9-13-2 as quoted in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]
Joseph records that "the sick were administered unto with great success, but many remain sick, and new cases are occurring daily." On this day he walks through the sick, healing almost everyone he touches. Wilford Woodruff borrows a silk bandana from Joseph and wipes it on the faces of sick twins, who are immediately healed.
[Conkling, Christopher J., Joseph Smith Chronology]
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal]
I lade my hands upon my Father Aphek head (And according to the authority of the Priesthood and Apostleship confered upon me by the Revelations of Jesus Christ under the hands of the Twelve Apostles, President B. Young being mouth upon the cornor stone of the house of the Lord in far west in the land of Zion,) I ordained My father Aphek Woodruff unto the office of an high Priest and Patriarch after the order of Melchezedeck. I sealed him up unto eternal life. I placed upon his head the seals of the covenant. [One and a half lines crossed out and illegible.]