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Essentials in Church History A History of the Church from the Birth of Joseph Smith to the Present Time (1922), with Introductory Chapters on the Antiquity of the Gospel and the "Falling Away"

By Joseph Fielding Smith
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Table of Contents
  • Essentials in Church History
    • Preface
    • Table of Contents
      • Part One — Introductory: The Gospel in Ancient and Mediaeval Times
      • Part Two — Opening of the Dispensation of the Fulness of Times
      • Part Three — The Ohio and Missouri Period
      • Part Four — The Nauvoo Period
      • Part Five — The Settlement in the Rocky Mountains
      • Part Six — Recent Development
      • Appendix
    • Part One — Introductory: The Gospel in Ancient and Mediaeval Times
    • Part Two — Opening of the Dispensation of the Fulness of Times
    • Part Three — The Ohio and Missouri Period
    • Part Four — The Nauvoo Period
    • Part Five — The Settlement in the Rocky Mountains
    • Part Six — Recent Development
    • Appendix
  • Part One
    • Introductory: The Gospel in Ancient and Mediaeval Times
    • Chapter 1
      • The Gospel Older than the Law
      • The Fall of Man and His Redemption
      • Individual Salvation Taught to Adam
      • The Gospel Rejected in Days of Noah
      • The Covenant with Abraham
      • The Higher Priesthood and the Carnal Law
      • Dispensation of the Meridian of Time
      • Commission of the Apostles
      • Essential Offices in the Church
    • The Gospel Older than the Law
    • The Fall of Man and His Redemption
    • Individual Salvation Taught to Adam
    • The Gospel Rejected in Days of Noah
    • The Covenant with Abraham
    • The Higher Priesthood and the Carnal Law
    • Dispensation of the Meridian of Time
    • Commission of the Apostles
    • Essential Offices in the Church
    • Chapter 2
      • The Body of the Church Destroyed
      • The Falling Away Predicted
      • The Prophecies of Isaiah and Amos
      • The Vision of Daniel
      • Apostasy Commenced in Days of Apostles
      • The Predictions of Paul
      • Prophecy of Peter
      • The Mystery of Iniquity
      • Decline of Spiritual Gifts
      • Changes in Church Government
      • The Church Taken from Among Men
      • Rise of the Church of Rome
      • Changes in the Doctrines of the Church
      • Temporal Power of the Pope
      • Power of the Clergy
      • Sale of Indulgences
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Body of the Church Destroyed
    • The Falling Away Predicted
    • The Prophecies of Isaiah and Amos
    • The Vision of Daniel
    • Apostasy Commenced in Days of Apostles
    • The Predictions of Paul
    • Prophecy of Peter
    • The Mystery of Iniquity
    • Decline of Spiritual Gifts
    • Changes in Church Government
    • The Church Taken from Among Men
    • Rise of the Church of Rome
    • Changes in the Doctrines of the Church
    • Temporal Power of the Pope
    • Power of the Clergy
    • Sale of Indulgences
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 3
      • The “Dark Ages”
      • The Revival of Learning
      • Early Translations of the Bible
      • Scripture-Reading Forbidden
      • The Inquisition
      • Dawning of a Better Day
      • The Mission of Columbus
      • The “Reformation”
      • Martin Luther
      • The Protestant Revolution a Preparatory Work
      • Disagreement Among “Reformers”
      • America a Land of Freedom
    • The “Dark Ages”
    • The Revival of Learning
    • Early Translations of the Bible
    • Scripture-Reading Forbidden
    • The Inquisition
    • Dawning of a Better Day
    • The Mission of Columbus
    • The “Reformation”
    • Martin Luther
    • The Protestant Revolution a Preparatory Work
    • Disagreement Among “Reformers”
    • America a Land of Freedom
  • Part Two
    • Opening of the Dispensation of the Fulness of Times
    • Chapter 4
      • The Marvelous Work
      • Reasonable and Scriptural to Expect a Restoration
      • Ancient Predictions to be Fulfilled
      • Daniel Saw Our Day
      • Vision of John
      • Joseph Smith Divinely Called
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Marvelous Work
    • Reasonable and Scriptural to Expect a Restoration
    • Ancient Predictions to be Fulfilled
    • Daniel Saw Our Day
    • Vision of John
    • Joseph Smith Divinely Called
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 5
      • Ancestry of Joseph Smith
      • Patriotic Service of Samuel Smith
      • Asael Smith Grandfather of Joseph Smith
      • Advice of Asael Smith to His Family
      • Prediction of Asael Smith
      • John Mack of Connecticut
      • Maternal Grandparents of Joseph Smith
      • Patriotic Service of Solomon Mack
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Ancestry of Joseph Smith
    • Patriotic Service of Samuel Smith
    • Asael Smith Grandfather of Joseph Smith
    • Advice of Asael Smith to His Family
    • Prediction of Asael Smith
    • John Mack of Connecticut
    • Maternal Grandparents of Joseph Smith
    • Patriotic Service of Solomon Mack
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 6
      • The Birth of Joseph Smith, the Prophet
      • Early Struggles of the Smiths
      • Serious Affliction of Joseph Smith
      • Tenderness of Hyrum Smith
      • Surgical Aid Sought
      • A Council Held
      • The Operation
      • He is Healed
      • Removal to New York
      • The Purchase of a Home
      • Removal to Manchester
      • Death of Alvin Smith
      • The Hand of Providence
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Birth of Joseph Smith, the Prophet
    • Early Struggles of the Smiths
    • Serious Affliction of Joseph Smith
    • Tenderness of Hyrum Smith
    • Surgical Aid Sought
    • A Council Held
    • The Operation
    • He is Healed
    • Removal to New York
    • The Purchase of a Home
    • Removal to Manchester
    • Death of Alvin Smith
    • The Hand of Providence
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 7
      • Joseph Smith’s Own Story
      • A Time of Religious Excitement
      • The Promise of James Tested
      • The Vision
      • Sectarian Opposition
      • Joseph Smith’s Reflections
      • Joseph Smith’s Great Honor
      • The Heavens No Longer Sealed
      • The Vision Rejected by the World
      • Not Strange that the Message Should be Rejected
      • A Bold Denunciation of False Doctrine
    • Joseph Smith’s Own Story
    • A Time of Religious Excitement
    • The Promise of James Tested
    • The Vision
    • Sectarian Opposition
    • Joseph Smith’s Reflections
    • Joseph Smith’s Great Honor
    • The Heavens No Longer Sealed
    • The Vision Rejected by the World
    • Not Strange that the Message Should be Rejected
    • A Bold Denunciation of False Doctrine
    • Chapter 8
      • Life of Joseph Smith Between 1820–23
      • The Appearing of Moroni
      • The Book of Mormon Revealed
      • Moroni Quotes Ancient Prophets
      • Moroni’s Admonition
      • The Second Appearance of Moroni
      • The Third Appearance of Moroni
      • The Fourth Appearance of Moroni
      • The Hill Cumorah
      • The Four Annual Visits to the Hill
      • Temptation of Joseph Smith
      • Powers of Good and Evil Shown
      • Value of the Prophet’s Lesson
      • The Interval of Four Years
      • The Prophet’s Marriage
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Life of Joseph Smith Between 1820–23
    • The Appearing of Moroni
    • The Book of Mormon Revealed
    • Moroni Quotes Ancient Prophets
    • Moroni’s Admonition
    • The Second Appearance of Moroni
    • The Third Appearance of Moroni
    • The Fourth Appearance of Moroni
    • The Hill Cumorah
    • The Four Annual Visits to the Hill
    • Temptation of Joseph Smith
    • Powers of Good and Evil Shown
    • Value of the Prophet’s Lesson
    • The Interval of Four Years
    • The Prophet’s Marriage
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 9
      • Joseph Receives the Record
      • Designs of the Wicked Frustrated
      • Martin Harris
      • Removal to Pennsylvania
      • The Prophecy of Isaiah Fulfilled
      • The Lost Manuscript
      • What the Lost Record Contained
      • The Coming of Oliver Cowdery
      • Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood
      • Joseph and Oliver Baptized
      • Restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood
      • Help from Joseph Knight
      • Joseph and Oliver Remove to Fayette
      • At the Whitmer Home
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Joseph Receives the Record
    • Designs of the Wicked Frustrated
    • Martin Harris
    • Removal to Pennsylvania
    • The Prophecy of Isaiah Fulfilled
    • The Lost Manuscript
    • What the Lost Record Contained
    • The Coming of Oliver Cowdery
    • Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood
    • Joseph and Oliver Baptized
    • Restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood
    • Help from Joseph Knight
    • Joseph and Oliver Remove to Fayette
    • At the Whitmer Home
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 10
      • The Witnesses Called
      • Revelation to the Witnesses
      • The Witnesses Behold the Plates
      • Testimony of the Three Witnesses
      • Testimony of the Eight Witnesses
      • Necessity of the Testimonies
      • Validity of the Testimonies
      • Impossibility of Collusion
      • The Angel Receives the Plates
      • The Book of Mormon Printed
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Witnesses Called
    • Revelation to the Witnesses
    • The Witnesses Behold the Plates
    • Testimony of the Three Witnesses
    • Testimony of the Eight Witnesses
    • Necessity of the Testimonies
    • Validity of the Testimonies
    • Impossibility of Collusion
    • The Angel Receives the Plates
    • The Book of Mormon Printed
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 11
      • Revelation to the Witnesses
      • The Twelve Apostles
      • Revelation Given to Martin Harris
      • The Atonement and Eternal Punishment Explained
      • Revelation on Church Government
      • Manner of Baptism Explained
      • How Baptism is Performed
      • Duties of Elders, Priests, Teachers, Deacons and Members
      • Conferences of the Church
      • Duties of Church Members
      • Transgressors
      • Recommendations of Members
      • Summary
    • Revelation to the Witnesses
    • The Twelve Apostles
    • Revelation Given to Martin Harris
    • The Atonement and Eternal Punishment Explained
    • Revelation on Church Government
    • Manner of Baptism Explained
    • How Baptism is Performed
    • Duties of Elders, Priests, Teachers, Deacons and Members
    • Conferences of the Church
    • Duties of Church Members
    • Transgressors
    • Recommendations of Members
    • Summary
    • Chapter 12
      • The Church Organized
      • Fulfilment of the Promise
      • A Record to be Kept
      • Destiny of the Church
      • Others Called to the Ministry
      • Baptism a New and Everlasting Covenant
    • The Church Organized
    • Fulfilment of the Promise
    • A Record to be Kept
    • Destiny of the Church
    • Others Called to the Ministry
    • Baptism a New and Everlasting Covenant
    • Chapter 13
      • The First Public Discourse
      • The Ministry of Joseph Smith in Colesville
      • The First Miracle
      • The First Conference of the Church
      • Second Visit to Colesville
      • Arrest of Joseph Smith
      • The Trial at South Bainbridge
      • The Second Arrest
      • The Trial at Colesville
      • Statement of Mr. Reid
      • Inspiration of the Attorneys
      • The Mob Threatens Joseph and Oliver
      • Missionary Journey of Samuel H. Smith
      • Joseph Smith, Sen., Visits Potsdam
      • Book of Moses Revealed
      • The Work and Glory of the Lord
      • Other Important Revelations
      • Emma Smith to Select Hymns
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The First Public Discourse
    • The Ministry of Joseph Smith in Colesville
    • The First Miracle
    • The First Conference of the Church
    • Second Visit to Colesville
    • Arrest of Joseph Smith
    • The Trial at South Bainbridge
    • The Second Arrest
    • The Trial at Colesville
    • Statement of Mr. Reid
    • Inspiration of the Attorneys
    • The Mob Threatens Joseph and Oliver
    • Missionary Journey of Samuel H. Smith
    • Joseph Smith, Sen., Visits Potsdam
    • Book of Moses Revealed
    • The Work and Glory of the Lord
    • Other Important Revelations
    • Emma Smith to Select Hymns
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 14
      • Oliver Cowdery’s Error
      • Instructions on the Sacrament
      • Joseph Moves to Fayette
      • Spurious Revelations of Hiram Page
      • The Mission to the Lamanites
      • The Doctrine of Gathering—Destruction of the Wicked
      • The Second Conference of the Church
      • The Call to Ziba Peterson and Parley P. Pratt
      • The Missionaries Depart
      • Sidney Rigdon
      • The Journey Continued
      • The Book of Mormon Taken to the Lamanites
    • Oliver Cowdery’s Error
    • Instructions on the Sacrament
    • Joseph Moves to Fayette
    • Spurious Revelations of Hiram Page
    • The Mission to the Lamanites
    • The Doctrine of Gathering—Destruction of the Wicked
    • The Second Conference of the Church
    • The Call to Ziba Peterson and Parley P. Pratt
    • The Missionaries Depart
    • Sidney Rigdon
    • The Journey Continued
    • The Book of Mormon Taken to the Lamanites
  • Part Three
    • The Ohio and Missouri Period
    • Chapter 15
      • “A Crooked Generation”
      • Call of Edward Partridge and Orson Pratt
      • Sidney Rigdon to Write
      • Lost Scriptures Restored
      • Command to Go to Ohio
      • Conference of January, 1831
      • The Branch in Kirtland
      • The Law Given to Govern the Church
      • A Woman’s “Revelation”
      • Important Revelations to The Church
      • Zion a Place of Refuge
      • John Whitmer, Historian
      • The Purchase of Lands
      • Equality Among the Families
      • The Important Conference of June 1831
      • The First High Priests Ordained
      • The Mission of John
      • The Elders Called to Missouri
      • The Thompson Branch
      • A Letter from Missouri
      • The Mission to the West
    • “A Crooked Generation”
    • Call of Edward Partridge and Orson Pratt
    • Sidney Rigdon to Write
    • Lost Scriptures Restored
    • Command to Go to Ohio
    • Conference of January, 1831
    • The Branch in Kirtland
    • The Law Given to Govern the Church
    • A Woman’s “Revelation”
    • Important Revelations to The Church
    • Zion a Place of Refuge
    • John Whitmer, Historian
    • The Purchase of Lands
    • Equality Among the Families
    • The Important Conference of June 1831
    • The First High Priests Ordained
    • The Mission of John
    • The Elders Called to Missouri
    • The Thompson Branch
    • A Letter from Missouri
    • The Mission to the West
    • Chapter 16
      • Character of Inhabitants
      • First Sabbath in Zion
      • Arrival of the Colesville Branch
      • Assignment of Labors
      • Location of the City Revealed
      • The Saints to Keep the Law
      • After Much Tribulation, the Blessings
      • Dedication of the Land
      • Description of the Land
      • The Future Glory of Zion
      • Dedication of the Temple Site
      • First Conference in Zion
      • A Commandment and a Promised Blessing
      • The Return to Kirtland
      • Dangers on the Waters
      • Object of the Mission to Zion
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Character of Inhabitants
    • First Sabbath in Zion
    • Arrival of the Colesville Branch
    • Assignment of Labors
    • Location of the City Revealed
    • The Saints to Keep the Law
    • After Much Tribulation, the Blessings
    • Dedication of the Land
    • Description of the Land
    • The Future Glory of Zion
    • Dedication of the Temple Site
    • First Conference in Zion
    • A Commandment and a Promised Blessing
    • The Return to Kirtland
    • Dangers on the Waters
    • Object of the Mission to Zion
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 17
      • Desire of the Saints for Knowledge of Zion
      • Apostasy of Ezra Booth
      • Purchase of a Printing Press
      • Revision of the Bible
      • Special Conference of November
      • Preparation for Publication of Commandments
      • Endorsement of the Revelations
      • Criticism of the Revelations
      • William E. McLellin’s Folly
      • Other Important Revelations
      • Arrangement of the Revelations
      • Worth of the Revelations
      • Commandments Dedicated
      • Labors Among the Enemy
      • The Amherst Conference
      • The Vision of the Glories
      • The Prophet’s Views on the Vision
      • Mob Violence in Hiram
      • Second Visit to Missouri
      • Zion and Her Stakes
      • Return to Kirtland
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Desire of the Saints for Knowledge of Zion
    • Apostasy of Ezra Booth
    • Purchase of a Printing Press
    • Revision of the Bible
    • Special Conference of November
    • Preparation for Publication of Commandments
    • Endorsement of the Revelations
    • Criticism of the Revelations
    • William E. McLellin’s Folly
    • Other Important Revelations
    • Arrangement of the Revelations
    • Worth of the Revelations
    • Commandments Dedicated
    • Labors Among the Enemy
    • The Amherst Conference
    • The Vision of the Glories
    • The Prophet’s Views on the Vision
    • Mob Violence in Hiram
    • Second Visit to Missouri
    • Zion and Her Stakes
    • Return to Kirtland
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 18
      • Important Revelations
      • The School of the Prophets
      • The Coming of Brigham Young and Others
      • The Prophet’s Labors in Kirtland
      • Organization of the First Presidency
      • Kirtland a Stake of Zion
      • First Gathering of the Mob in Zion
      • A House of the Lord in Kirtland
      • Commencement of the Kirtland Temple
      • The First Work on the Temple
      • The Case of “Doctor” Hurlbut
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Important Revelations
    • The School of the Prophets
    • The Coming of Brigham Young and Others
    • The Prophet’s Labors in Kirtland
    • Organization of the First Presidency
    • Kirtland a Stake of Zion
    • First Gathering of the Mob in Zion
    • A House of the Lord in Kirtland
    • Commencement of the Kirtland Temple
    • The First Work on the Temple
    • The Case of “Doctor” Hurlbut
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 19
      • The Prophet’s Warning
      • Rise of Mob Force in Jackson
      • The Mob Council
      • Declaration of the Mob
      • The Enemy’s Demands
      • The Committee’s Report
      • Vengeance of the Mob
      • Second Gathering of the Mob
      • Offer of Ransom for the Church
      • The Forced Agreement of the Mob
      • The Contract Broken by the Mob
      • Appeal to Governor Dunklin
      • The Governor’s Reply
      • Futility of the Advice
      • Counsel Employed by the Saints
      • Continued Activities of the Mob
      • The Battle of the Blue
      • The Mob Militia
      • Misplaced Confidence
      • The Saints in Exile
      • An Attempt to Seek Redress
      • Farcical Effort to Enforce the Law
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Prophet’s Warning
    • Rise of Mob Force in Jackson
    • The Mob Council
    • Declaration of the Mob
    • The Enemy’s Demands
    • The Committee’s Report
    • Vengeance of the Mob
    • Second Gathering of the Mob
    • Offer of Ransom for the Church
    • The Forced Agreement of the Mob
    • The Contract Broken by the Mob
    • Appeal to Governor Dunklin
    • The Governor’s Reply
    • Futility of the Advice
    • Counsel Employed by the Saints
    • Continued Activities of the Mob
    • The Battle of the Blue
    • The Mob Militia
    • Misplaced Confidence
    • The Saints in Exile
    • An Attempt to Seek Redress
    • Farcical Effort to Enforce the Law
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 20
      • The Patriarchal Priesthood
      • Organization of the First High Council
      • Zion Shall Not be Removed
      • Zion’s Camp
      • Message to Governor Dunklin
      • Threats of the Mob
      • Judge Ryland’s Proposition
      • Unfairness of the Proposition
      • Counter Proposition of the Saints
      • Word of the Lord at Fishing River
      • Disbanding of the Camp
      • The Prophecy Fulfilled
      • Organization of the High Council in Missouri
      • What the Camp Accomplished
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Patriarchal Priesthood
    • Organization of the First High Council
    • Zion Shall Not be Removed
    • Zion’s Camp
    • Message to Governor Dunklin
    • Threats of the Mob
    • Judge Ryland’s Proposition
    • Unfairness of the Proposition
    • Counter Proposition of the Saints
    • Word of the Lord at Fishing River
    • Disbanding of the Camp
    • The Prophecy Fulfilled
    • Organization of the High Council in Missouri
    • What the Camp Accomplished
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 21
      • Charges Against the Prophet
      • The Law of Tithing
      • Oliver Cowdery Assistant President
      • Temporary Peace
      • Twelve Apostles Chosen
      • The Seventy
      • Blessings of Those Who Built the Temple
      • The Great Revelation on Priesthood
      • The Book of Abraham
      • The Doctrine and Covenants
      • Testimony of the Twelve Apostles to the Truth of the Book of Doctrine and Covenants
      • Close of the Year 1835
      • Anointing and Blessings in the Temple
      • A Vision
      • The Solemn Assembly
      • The Prayer of Dedication
      • Endowments Given
      • The Coming of Moses, Elias and Elijah
      • The Elders Prepared to Teach
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Charges Against the Prophet
    • The Law of Tithing
    • Oliver Cowdery Assistant President
    • Temporary Peace
    • Twelve Apostles Chosen
    • The Seventy
    • Blessings of Those Who Built the Temple
    • The Great Revelation on Priesthood
    • The Book of Abraham
    • The Doctrine and Covenants
    • Testimony of the Twelve Apostles to the Truth of the Book of Doctrine and Covenants
    • Close of the Year 1835
    • Anointing and Blessings in the Temple
    • A Vision
    • The Solemn Assembly
    • The Prayer of Dedication
    • Endowments Given
    • The Coming of Moses, Elias and Elijah
    • The Elders Prepared to Teach
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 22
      • Dishonorable Action of Governor Dunklin
      • Clay County Rejects the Saints
      • The Saints’ Reply
      • Caldwell County Organized
      • The Kirtland Safety Society
      • The Financial Panic of 1837
      • Other Causes of Embarrassment
      • Apostasy and Sorrow
      • The Pure in Heart Able to Withstand
      • The Prophet’s Visit to Missouri
      • Death of Jerusha Smith
      • Attempt to Depose the Prophet
      • The British Mission
      • The Work in Canada
      • Departure for Great Britain
      • Revelation to the Twelve
      • Frederick G. Williams Removed
      • Flight of Brigham Young
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Dishonorable Action of Governor Dunklin
    • Clay County Rejects the Saints
    • The Saints’ Reply
    • Caldwell County Organized
    • The Kirtland Safety Society
    • The Financial Panic of 1837
    • Other Causes of Embarrassment
    • Apostasy and Sorrow
    • The Pure in Heart Able to Withstand
    • The Prophet’s Visit to Missouri
    • Death of Jerusha Smith
    • Attempt to Depose the Prophet
    • The British Mission
    • The Work in Canada
    • Departure for Great Britain
    • Revelation to the Twelve
    • Frederick G. Williams Removed
    • Flight of Brigham Young
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 23
      • Lowering Clouds
      • Flight of Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon
      • Rejection of the Missouri Presidency
      • Political Motto of the Church
      • First General Conference at Far West
      • John Whitmer Withholds the Church Record
      • Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer and Others Excommunicated
      • Lyman E. Johnson and William E. McLellin
      • A Day of Sadness
      • Return of Elders Kimball and Hyde
      • Far West—The House of the Lord
      • Stakes of Zion
      • Other Sites Chosen
      • Independence Day at Far West
      • The Law of Tithing
      • The Mission of the Twelve
      • The Kirtland Camp
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Lowering Clouds
    • Flight of Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon
    • Rejection of the Missouri Presidency
    • Political Motto of the Church
    • First General Conference at Far West
    • John Whitmer Withholds the Church Record
    • Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer and Others Excommunicated
    • Lyman E. Johnson and William E. McLellin
    • A Day of Sadness
    • Return of Elders Kimball and Hyde
    • Far West—The House of the Lord
    • Stakes of Zion
    • Other Sites Chosen
    • Independence Day at Far West
    • The Law of Tithing
    • The Mission of the Twelve
    • The Kirtland Camp
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 24
      • Election Day at Gallatin
      • The Prophet’s Investigation
      • Peniston’s Affidavit
      • Effect of These Falsehoods
      • Mob Gatherings
      • Arrest of Joseph Smith and Lyman Wight
      • Proclamation of Governor Boggs
      • Austin’s Mob Force at Diahman
      • Siege of De Witt
      • Defense of De Witt
      • The Prophet Visits De Witt
      • Other Attacks by the Mob
      • General Doniphan Orders a Defense
      • Battle of Crooked River
      • Apostasy of Thomas B. Marsh
      • General Atchison’s Report to Boggs
      • Evil Reports
      • Atchison’s False Report
      • Boggs’ Order to Clark
      • The Order of Extermination
      • A Match to the Flame
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Election Day at Gallatin
    • The Prophet’s Investigation
    • Peniston’s Affidavit
    • Effect of These Falsehoods
    • Mob Gatherings
    • Arrest of Joseph Smith and Lyman Wight
    • Proclamation of Governor Boggs
    • Austin’s Mob Force at Diahman
    • Siege of De Witt
    • Defense of De Witt
    • The Prophet Visits De Witt
    • Other Attacks by the Mob
    • General Doniphan Orders a Defense
    • Battle of Crooked River
    • Apostasy of Thomas B. Marsh
    • General Atchison’s Report to Boggs
    • Evil Reports
    • Atchison’s False Report
    • Boggs’ Order to Clark
    • The Order of Extermination
    • A Match to the Flame
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 25
      • Clark’s Fitness for His Job
      • The Haun’s Mill Massacre
      • Gathering of the Mob-Militia
      • The Siege of Far West
      • Colonel Hinkle’s Treachery
      • Condemned to be Shot
      • Plundering of the Militia
      • Prisoners Taken to Independence
      • Prisoners in Richmond
      • Rebuking the Guards
      • Majesty in Chains
      • General Clark at Far West
      • His Harangue
      • Trial in Daviess County
      • The Charges Against Joseph Smith and Companions
      • The Trial
      • Nature of the Testimony
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Clark’s Fitness for His Job
    • The Haun’s Mill Massacre
    • Gathering of the Mob-Militia
    • The Siege of Far West
    • Colonel Hinkle’s Treachery
    • Condemned to be Shot
    • Plundering of the Militia
    • Prisoners Taken to Independence
    • Prisoners in Richmond
    • Rebuking the Guards
    • Majesty in Chains
    • General Clark at Far West
    • His Harangue
    • Trial in Daviess County
    • The Charges Against Joseph Smith and Companions
    • The Trial
    • Nature of the Testimony
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 26
      • The Case Before the Legislature
      • Legislative Appropriations
      • Extent of “Mormon” Losses
      • In Liberty Prison
      • Epistles From Prison
      • Release of Sidney Rigdon
      • Departure for Daviess
      • A Change of Venue
      • The Escape
      • A “Concocted Plan”
      • Escape of Parley P. Pratt
      • Departure of the Exiles
      • Fulfilment of Prophecy
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Case Before the Legislature
    • Legislative Appropriations
    • Extent of “Mormon” Losses
    • In Liberty Prison
    • Epistles From Prison
    • Release of Sidney Rigdon
    • Departure for Daviess
    • A Change of Venue
    • The Escape
    • A “Concocted Plan”
    • Escape of Parley P. Pratt
    • Departure of the Exiles
    • Fulfilment of Prophecy
      • Notes
    • Notes
  • Part Four
    • The Nauvoo Period
    • Chapter 27
      • Seeking a New Home
      • Committee to Locate Lands
      • Commerce
      • Joseph Smith Moves to Commerce
      • The City of Nauvoo
      • Other Sites Chosen
      • Stakes of Zion Organized
      • Miraculous Healing of the Sick
      • Incorporation of the City of Nauvoo
      • A Liberal Charter
      • The University of Nauvoo
      • The Nauvoo Legion
      • Election of Municipal Officers
      • Character of the Mayor
      • Freedom for All
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Seeking a New Home
    • Committee to Locate Lands
    • Commerce
    • Joseph Smith Moves to Commerce
    • The City of Nauvoo
    • Other Sites Chosen
    • Stakes of Zion Organized
    • Miraculous Healing of the Sick
    • Incorporation of the City of Nauvoo
    • A Liberal Charter
    • The University of Nauvoo
    • The Nauvoo Legion
    • Election of Municipal Officers
    • Character of the Mayor
    • Freedom for All
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 28
      • The Foreign Mission of the Twelve
      • Items on Priesthood
      • Epistle of the Twelve
      • The Missionaries Depart
      • Ordination of Willard Richards
      • The Millennial Star
      • British Copyright of the Book of Mormon
      • The First Patriarch in England
      • Individual Labors of the Twelve
      • In Herefordshire
      • The First Emigration to the United States
      • The Mission to Palestine
      • Other Missionary Appointments
      • The Return of the Apostles
      • The Prophet’s Comments
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Foreign Mission of the Twelve
    • Items on Priesthood
    • Epistle of the Twelve
    • The Missionaries Depart
    • Ordination of Willard Richards
    • The Millennial Star
    • British Copyright of the Book of Mormon
    • The First Patriarch in England
    • Individual Labors of the Twelve
    • In Herefordshire
    • The First Emigration to the United States
    • The Mission to Palestine
    • Other Missionary Appointments
    • The Return of the Apostles
    • The Prophet’s Comments
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 29
      • Importuning for Redress
      • The Prophet’s Appeal to the People
      • A Delegation Appointed to Visit Washington
      • Interview with the President
      • The Petition before Congress
      • The Prophet’s Interview with President Van Buren
      • The Action of Congress
      • Compliance with the Word of the Lord
      • The Resolutions of the April Conference
      • Return of the Prodigals
      • Death of Bishop Partridge
      • Death of Patriarch Joseph Smith
      • More Trouble from Missouri
      • Kidnapping of Alanson Brown and Others
      • Memorial to Governor Carlin
      • Missouri’s Requisition for the Prophet
      • The Decision of Judge Douglas
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Importuning for Redress
    • The Prophet’s Appeal to the People
    • A Delegation Appointed to Visit Washington
    • Interview with the President
    • The Petition before Congress
    • The Prophet’s Interview with President Van Buren
    • The Action of Congress
    • Compliance with the Word of the Lord
    • The Resolutions of the April Conference
    • Return of the Prodigals
    • Death of Bishop Partridge
    • Death of Patriarch Joseph Smith
    • More Trouble from Missouri
    • Kidnapping of Alanson Brown and Others
    • Memorial to Governor Carlin
    • Missouri’s Requisition for the Prophet
    • The Decision of Judge Douglas
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 30
      • The House of the Lord
      • The Revelation of January 19, 1841
      • The Saints to Come from Afar
      • Fulness of the Priesthood
      • The Kirtland Temple and its Mission
      • Baptism for the Dead
      • The Rite Performed in the River
      • Things Hid from the Foundation of the World
      • The Nauvoo House
      • The Calling of Hyrum Smith
      • Oliver Cowdery’s Blessing Transferred to Hyrum Smith
      • Laying Corner Stones of the Temple
      • Order of Temple Building
      • Baptisms in the River Discontinued
      • Dedication of the Font in the Temple
      • First Baptisms in the Temple
      • Death of Don Carlos Smith
      • Death of Robert B. Thompson
      • Dedication of Palestine
      • Orson Hyde of the House of Judah
      • The Book of Abraham
      • The Wentworth Letter
      • Organization of the Relief Society
      • Inauguration of Endowments
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The House of the Lord
    • The Revelation of January 19, 1841
    • The Saints to Come from Afar
    • Fulness of the Priesthood
    • The Kirtland Temple and its Mission
    • Baptism for the Dead
    • The Rite Performed in the River
    • Things Hid from the Foundation of the World
    • The Nauvoo House
    • The Calling of Hyrum Smith
    • Oliver Cowdery’s Blessing Transferred to Hyrum Smith
    • Laying Corner Stones of the Temple
    • Order of Temple Building
    • Baptisms in the River Discontinued
    • Dedication of the Font in the Temple
    • First Baptisms in the Temple
    • Death of Don Carlos Smith
    • Death of Robert B. Thompson
    • Dedication of Palestine
    • Orson Hyde of the House of Judah
    • The Book of Abraham
    • The Wentworth Letter
    • Organization of the Relief Society
    • Inauguration of Endowments
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 31
      • Perfidy of John C. Bennett
      • Bennett’s Resignation
      • J. C. Bennett Leaves Nauvoo
      • Shooting of Ex-Governor Boggs
      • President Smith Accused as an Accessory
      • Governor Carlin’s Action
      • The Rocky Mountain Prophecy
      • Arrest of President Smith
      • The Prophet’s Comments on His Arrest
      • President Joseph Smith in Retirement
      • Threats of Mob Vengeance
      • Emma Smith Appeals to Governor Carlin
      • A Ruse to Capture President Smith
      • Justin Butterfield’s Legal Opinion
      • The Prophet Receives Advice
      • Joseph Smith Surrenders for Trial
      • The Trial
      • Bennett’s Letter to Sidney Rigdon and Orson Pratt
      • Rejoicing in Nauvoo
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Perfidy of John C. Bennett
    • Bennett’s Resignation
    • J. C. Bennett Leaves Nauvoo
    • Shooting of Ex-Governor Boggs
    • President Smith Accused as an Accessory
    • Governor Carlin’s Action
    • The Rocky Mountain Prophecy
    • Arrest of President Smith
    • The Prophet’s Comments on His Arrest
    • President Joseph Smith in Retirement
    • Threats of Mob Vengeance
    • Emma Smith Appeals to Governor Carlin
    • A Ruse to Capture President Smith
    • Justin Butterfield’s Legal Opinion
    • The Prophet Receives Advice
    • Joseph Smith Surrenders for Trial
    • The Trial
    • Bennett’s Letter to Sidney Rigdon and Orson Pratt
    • Rejoicing in Nauvoo
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 32
      • A Brief Period of Peace
      • President Joseph Smith’s Intimation of Death
      • Doctrinal Development
      • Attempt to Repeal the Nauvoo Charter
      • A General Missionary Call
      • Eternity of the Marriage Covenant
      • The New and Everlasting Covenant
      • Revealed by Elijah
      • In the Temple these Blessings are Obtained
      • Plural Marriage
      • The Douglas Prophecy
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • A Brief Period of Peace
    • President Joseph Smith’s Intimation of Death
    • Doctrinal Development
    • Attempt to Repeal the Nauvoo Charter
    • A General Missionary Call
    • Eternity of the Marriage Covenant
    • The New and Everlasting Covenant
    • Revealed by Elijah
    • In the Temple these Blessings are Obtained
    • Plural Marriage
    • The Douglas Prophecy
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 33
      • Conspiracy Against Joseph Smith
      • A Warrant for His Arrest
      • His Arrest by Reynolds and Wilson
      • Reynolds and Wilson Under Arrest
      • President Joseph Smith’s Discourse at Pawpaw Grove
      • The Issuing of New Writs
      • A Party to the Rescue
      • Arrival at Nauvoo
      • The Trial Before the Municipal Court
      • The Citizens of Lee County Thanked
      • Reynolds’ Further Attempt to Obtain Joseph Smith
      • The Case of O. P. Rockwell
      • Orrin P. Rockwell’s Story
    • Conspiracy Against Joseph Smith
    • A Warrant for His Arrest
    • His Arrest by Reynolds and Wilson
    • Reynolds and Wilson Under Arrest
    • President Joseph Smith’s Discourse at Pawpaw Grove
    • The Issuing of New Writs
    • A Party to the Rescue
    • Arrival at Nauvoo
    • The Trial Before the Municipal Court
    • The Citizens of Lee County Thanked
    • Reynolds’ Further Attempt to Obtain Joseph Smith
    • The Case of O. P. Rockwell
    • Orrin P. Rockwell’s Story
    • Chapter 34
      • Threats of the Mob
      • Growth of Nauvoo
      • Jealousy of Other Towns
      • Joseph Smith and the Presidency of the United States
      • Views on the Powers and Policy of the Government
      • The Contemplated Expedition to the West
      • Memorial to Congress
      • Traitors From Within
      • “The Wicked Flee”
      • Councils of Apostates
      • Experience of Scott and Harris
      • Their Lives Threatened
      • Apostates Attempt to Organize a Church
      • Plot to Kill Joseph Smith
      • The “Nauvoo Expositor”
      • The Expositor Declared a Nuisance
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Threats of the Mob
    • Growth of Nauvoo
    • Jealousy of Other Towns
    • Joseph Smith and the Presidency of the United States
    • Views on the Powers and Policy of the Government
    • The Contemplated Expedition to the West
    • Memorial to Congress
    • Traitors From Within
    • “The Wicked Flee”
    • Councils of Apostates
    • Experience of Scott and Harris
    • Their Lives Threatened
    • Apostates Attempt to Organize a Church
    • Plot to Kill Joseph Smith
    • The “Nauvoo Expositor”
    • The Expositor Declared a Nuisance
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 35
      • Charge of Francis M. Higbee
      • Anger of the Mob
      • The Saints Threatened
      • Advice of Judge Thomas
      • Nauvoo Under Martial Law
      • Appeal to the Governor for Protection
      • Hyrum Refuses to Leave his Brother
      • The Proposed Journey to the West
      • The Governor’s Threat
      • Joseph Smith Accused of Cowardice
      • The Return to Nauvoo
      • The Start for Carthage
      • The Governor’s Demand for Arms
      • A Lamb to the Slaughter
      • Governor Ford’s Promise to the Mob-Militia
      • The Charge of Treason
      • The Governor’s Inflammatory Speech
      • His Lack of Sincerity
      • False Imprisonment
      • The Governor’s Broken Pledge
      • The Illegal Summons
      • Threats of the Mob
      • The Night in Jail
      • The Plotting by the Mob
      • The Governor Warned
      • “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief”
      • The Martyrdom
      • Terror of the Mob
      • Sorrow of the Saints
      • The Burial
    • Charge of Francis M. Higbee
    • Anger of the Mob
    • The Saints Threatened
    • Advice of Judge Thomas
    • Nauvoo Under Martial Law
    • Appeal to the Governor for Protection
    • Hyrum Refuses to Leave his Brother
    • The Proposed Journey to the West
    • The Governor’s Threat
    • Joseph Smith Accused of Cowardice
    • The Return to Nauvoo
    • The Start for Carthage
    • The Governor’s Demand for Arms
    • A Lamb to the Slaughter
    • Governor Ford’s Promise to the Mob-Militia
    • The Charge of Treason
    • The Governor’s Inflammatory Speech
    • His Lack of Sincerity
    • False Imprisonment
    • The Governor’s Broken Pledge
    • The Illegal Summons
    • Threats of the Mob
    • The Night in Jail
    • The Plotting by the Mob
    • The Governor Warned
    • “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief”
    • The Martyrdom
    • Terror of the Mob
    • Sorrow of the Saints
    • The Burial
    • Chapter 36
      • A Crisis in the Church
      • Sidney Rigdon’s Attempt to be “Guardian to the Church”
      • President Young’s Remarks
      • The Special Meeting of Thursday, the 8th of August
      • Transfiguration of Brigham Young
      • The Apostles are Sustained
      • Excommunication of Sidney Rigdon
      • Action Against William Marks
      • Trial of the Murderers of Joseph and Hyrum Smith
      • Growth of the Work
      • Mob Activities Renewed
      • Attitude of Governor Ford
      • Repeal of the Nauvoo Charter
      • Attacks Upon the Saints
      • The Quincy Mass Meeting
      • The Reply of the Saints
      • Decision of the Quincy Citizens
      • The Carthage Convention
      • Duplicity of Governor Ford
      • President Young’s Reply
      • Loyalty to the Government
      • Preparations to Leave Nauvoo
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • A Crisis in the Church
    • Sidney Rigdon’s Attempt to be “Guardian to the Church”
    • President Young’s Remarks
    • The Special Meeting of Thursday, the 8th of August
    • Transfiguration of Brigham Young
    • The Apostles are Sustained
    • Excommunication of Sidney Rigdon
    • Action Against William Marks
    • Trial of the Murderers of Joseph and Hyrum Smith
    • Growth of the Work
    • Mob Activities Renewed
    • Attitude of Governor Ford
    • Repeal of the Nauvoo Charter
    • Attacks Upon the Saints
    • The Quincy Mass Meeting
    • The Reply of the Saints
    • Decision of the Quincy Citizens
    • The Carthage Convention
    • Duplicity of Governor Ford
    • President Young’s Reply
    • Loyalty to the Government
    • Preparations to Leave Nauvoo
      • Notes
    • Notes
  • Part Five
    • The Settlement in the Rocky Mountains
    • Chapter 37
      • The Abandonment of Nauvoo
      • Conspiracy in Washington
      • Petition to the Governor of Iowa
      • The Journey Resumed
      • Organization of the Camps
      • Garden Grove
      • Proposition to Explore the West
      • Mount Pisgah
      • At the Missouri River
      • A Call From the Government
      • An Important Council Meeting
      • President Young’s Instructions to the Battalion
      • Reasons for the Call for Troops
      • Winter Quarters
      • Major Harvey’s Opposition
      • Activities at Winter Quarters
      • Mob Uprisings at Nauvoo
      • Major Warren’s Proclamation
      • Kidnapping of Phineas H. Young and Others
      • The “Resistance of Law”
      • Counter Proclamations
      • Threats Against the Saints
      • Attack Upon Nauvoo
      • The Battle of Nauvoo
      • Valiant Defenders
      • The Violation of the Treaty
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Abandonment of Nauvoo
    • Conspiracy in Washington
    • Petition to the Governor of Iowa
    • The Journey Resumed
    • Organization of the Camps
    • Garden Grove
    • Proposition to Explore the West
    • Mount Pisgah
    • At the Missouri River
    • A Call From the Government
    • An Important Council Meeting
    • President Young’s Instructions to the Battalion
    • Reasons for the Call for Troops
    • Winter Quarters
    • Major Harvey’s Opposition
    • Activities at Winter Quarters
    • Mob Uprisings at Nauvoo
    • Major Warren’s Proclamation
    • Kidnapping of Phineas H. Young and Others
    • The “Resistance of Law”
    • Counter Proclamations
    • Threats Against the Saints
    • Attack Upon Nauvoo
    • The Battle of Nauvoo
    • Valiant Defenders
    • The Violation of the Treaty
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 38
      • Captain Allen’s Circular
      • Scarcity of Able-Bodied Men
      • The Equipment of the Battalion
      • Death of Colonel Allen
      • Lieutenant Smith in Command
      • The Line of March
      • The Families Ordered to Pueblo
      • Colonel Cooke Takes Command
      • The Sick Sent to Pueblo
      • The March From Santa Fe
      • Colonel Cooke’s Comment
      • A Battle with Wild Bulls
      • The Journey From Tucson
      • “Orders No. 1”
      • Duties on the Coast
      • The Discharge of the Battalion—Stevenson’s Insult
      • The Journey to Salt Lake Valley
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Captain Allen’s Circular
    • Scarcity of Able-Bodied Men
    • The Equipment of the Battalion
    • Death of Colonel Allen
    • Lieutenant Smith in Command
    • The Line of March
    • The Families Ordered to Pueblo
    • Colonel Cooke Takes Command
    • The Sick Sent to Pueblo
    • The March From Santa Fe
    • Colonel Cooke’s Comment
    • A Battle with Wild Bulls
    • The Journey From Tucson
    • “Orders No. 1”
    • Duties on the Coast
    • The Discharge of the Battalion—Stevenson’s Insult
    • The Journey to Salt Lake Valley
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 39
      • Revelation to President Brigham Young
      • Cheerfulness Commanded
      • The Pioneers
      • The Departure for the West
      • Organization of the Pioneer Camp
      • Military Organization
      • Division of the Watch
      • Regulations of the Camp
      • The Route of Travel
      • Measuring the Distance
      • Dangers on the Way
      • Correspondence on the Plains
      • Scientific Observations
      • Crossing of the Platte
      • The Mississippi Emigrants
      • The Ferry at the Black Hills
      • Discouraging Reports
      • The Meeting with Samuel Brannan
      • An Uninviting Country
      • Arrival of the Battalion Members from Pueblo
      • Orson Pratt’s Vanguard
      • The Land Dedicated
      • “This is the Place”
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Revelation to President Brigham Young
    • Cheerfulness Commanded
    • The Pioneers
    • The Departure for the West
    • Organization of the Pioneer Camp
    • Military Organization
    • Division of the Watch
    • Regulations of the Camp
    • The Route of Travel
    • Measuring the Distance
    • Dangers on the Way
    • Correspondence on the Plains
    • Scientific Observations
    • Crossing of the Platte
    • The Mississippi Emigrants
    • The Ferry at the Black Hills
    • Discouraging Reports
    • The Meeting with Samuel Brannan
    • An Uninviting Country
    • Arrival of the Battalion Members from Pueblo
    • Orson Pratt’s Vanguard
    • The Land Dedicated
    • “This is the Place”
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 40
      • The First Sabbath in the Valley
      • President Young’s Advice
      • Explorations of the Valley
      • A Place for an Ensign
      • The Building of a City
      • The Place for the Temple
      • Orson Pratt’s Survey
      • Arrival of the Battalion and Mississippi Members
      • Renewal of Covenants
      • The First Births and Death in the Colony
      • The “Old Fort”
      • Captain Brown’s Journey to the Coast
      • Special Conference in the Valley
      • The Return of the Pioneers
      • President Young’s Instructions and Blessing
      • Organization of a Stake of Zion
      • Population at the Close of 1847
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The First Sabbath in the Valley
    • President Young’s Advice
    • Explorations of the Valley
    • A Place for an Ensign
    • The Building of a City
    • The Place for the Temple
    • Orson Pratt’s Survey
    • Arrival of the Battalion and Mississippi Members
    • Renewal of Covenants
    • The First Births and Death in the Colony
    • The “Old Fort”
    • Captain Brown’s Journey to the Coast
    • Special Conference in the Valley
    • The Return of the Pioneers
    • President Young’s Instructions and Blessing
    • Organization of a Stake of Zion
    • Population at the Close of 1847
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 41
      • Activities on the Missouri
      • Organization of the First Presidency
      • The Sustaining Vote of the Saints
      • Kanesville—Pottawattamie County
      • President Young’s Second Trip Across the Plains
      • Plague of the Crickets
      • The Miracle of the Gulls
      • The Feast of the Harvest
      • The Return of Oliver Cowdery
      • The Beginning of New Settlements
      • Filling Vacancies in the Council of the Twelve
      • The Salt Lake Stake
      • The Perpetual Emigration Fund
      • Increased Missionary Activity
      • An Unexpected Harvest
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Activities on the Missouri
    • Organization of the First Presidency
    • The Sustaining Vote of the Saints
    • Kanesville—Pottawattamie County
    • President Young’s Second Trip Across the Plains
    • Plague of the Crickets
    • The Miracle of the Gulls
    • The Feast of the Harvest
    • The Return of Oliver Cowdery
    • The Beginning of New Settlements
    • Filling Vacancies in the Council of the Twelve
    • The Salt Lake Stake
    • The Perpetual Emigration Fund
    • Increased Missionary Activity
    • An Unexpected Harvest
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 42
      • A Provisional Government
      • The First Political Convention
      • The Territory of Utah
      • Territorial Officers Appointed
      • The “Run-Away Officials”
      • Their Report to Washington
      • Governor Young’s Defense
      • Their Places Filled
      • The Deseret Evening News
      • Announcement of the Plural Marriage Doctrine
      • Laying the Corner Stones of the Salt Lake Temple
      • A Solemn Assembly
      • Dedication of the Corner Stones
      • President Young’s Vision
      • Success in Foreign Mission Fields
      • The Foundation for Future Labors
      • The Hand-Cart Immigration
      • The First Hand-Cart Companies
      • The Willie and Martin Companies
      • The Question of Traveling Considered
      • The Babbitt and Margetts Tragedies
      • Disasters on the Way
      • Extreme Suffering on the Sweetwater
      • A Party to the Rescue
      • “Martin’s Ravine”
      • The Arrival in the Valley
      • Later Hand-Cart Immigration
      • The Passing of Prominent Men
      • The Assassination of Parley P. Pratt
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • A Provisional Government
    • The First Political Convention
    • The Territory of Utah
    • Territorial Officers Appointed
    • The “Run-Away Officials”
    • Their Report to Washington
    • Governor Young’s Defense
    • Their Places Filled
    • The Deseret Evening News
    • Announcement of the Plural Marriage Doctrine
    • Laying the Corner Stones of the Salt Lake Temple
    • A Solemn Assembly
    • Dedication of the Corner Stones
    • President Young’s Vision
    • Success in Foreign Mission Fields
    • The Foundation for Future Labors
    • The Hand-Cart Immigration
    • The First Hand-Cart Companies
    • The Willie and Martin Companies
    • The Question of Traveling Considered
    • The Babbitt and Margetts Tragedies
    • Disasters on the Way
    • Extreme Suffering on the Sweetwater
    • A Party to the Rescue
    • “Martin’s Ravine”
    • The Arrival in the Valley
    • Later Hand-Cart Immigration
    • The Passing of Prominent Men
    • The Assassination of Parley P. Pratt
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 43
      • Political Changes
      • Character of the Federal Judges
      • Falsehoods of Drummond and Stiles
      • Denial of False Charges
      • The Conspirators Demand Governor Young’s Removal
      • “Buchanan’s Blunder”
      • Call of the Army
      • How the Saints Learned of the Expedition
      • The 24th of July Celebration
      • The Decision of the Council
      • Captain Van Vliet
      • Captain Van Vliet’s Report
      • Good Resulting from the Visit
      • Johnston in Command
      • The Start for Utah
      • Martial Law Proclaimed
      • General Wells in Echo Canyon
      • Governor Young’s Ultimatum
      • Colonel Alexander’s Reply
      • Guerrilla Warfare
      • Arrival of General Johnston
      • The Forward March Abandoned
      • Proclamation of Governor Cumming
      • The Mediation of Colonel Kane
      • Governor Cumming Enters Salt Lake City—His Reception
      • The Governor’s Report to Secretary Cass
      • The Exodus Toward the South
      • The Governor’s Wife Pleads for the People
      • The Peace Commission
      • Their Epistle to Johnston
      • The Arrival of the Troops
      • The President’s “Pardon”
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Political Changes
    • Character of the Federal Judges
    • Falsehoods of Drummond and Stiles
    • Denial of False Charges
    • The Conspirators Demand Governor Young’s Removal
    • “Buchanan’s Blunder”
    • Call of the Army
    • How the Saints Learned of the Expedition
    • The 24th of July Celebration
    • The Decision of the Council
    • Captain Van Vliet
    • Captain Van Vliet’s Report
    • Good Resulting from the Visit
    • Johnston in Command
    • The Start for Utah
    • Martial Law Proclaimed
    • General Wells in Echo Canyon
    • Governor Young’s Ultimatum
    • Colonel Alexander’s Reply
    • Guerrilla Warfare
    • Arrival of General Johnston
    • The Forward March Abandoned
    • Proclamation of Governor Cumming
    • The Mediation of Colonel Kane
    • Governor Cumming Enters Salt Lake City—His Reception
    • The Governor’s Report to Secretary Cass
    • The Exodus Toward the South
    • The Governor’s Wife Pleads for the People
    • The Peace Commission
    • Their Epistle to Johnston
    • The Arrival of the Troops
    • The President’s “Pardon”
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 44
      • A Shocking Crime
      • Crimes Falsely Charged to the Church Authorities
      • How the Massacre Occurred
      • The Purchase of Supplies
      • Word Sent to Brigham Young
      • The Answer Arrives Too Late
      • The Attack upon the Emigrant Train
      • The Surrender—Treachery of Their Captors
      • A Bloody Oath
      • The Execution of Lee
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • A Shocking Crime
    • Crimes Falsely Charged to the Church Authorities
    • How the Massacre Occurred
    • The Purchase of Supplies
    • Word Sent to Brigham Young
    • The Answer Arrives Too Late
    • The Attack upon the Emigrant Train
    • The Surrender—Treachery of Their Captors
    • A Bloody Oath
    • The Execution of Lee
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 45
      • Demoralizing Effects of the Army’s Presence
      • Governor Cumming’s Report
      • The New Federal Officers
      • “Progress of Civilization”
      • Attitude of the Judges
      • Bitterness of Cradlebaugh
      • Protest of the Citizens
      • Governor Cumming’s Proclamation
      • Result of the Conflict
      • Attempt to Remove Governor Cumming
      • Attack on President Young
      • Cradlebaugh’s Insult to the Jury
      • Attempt to Capture President Young
      • Governor Cumming’s Stand
      • Departure of the Army
      • Retirement of Governor Cumming
      • The “Mormon” People and the Rebellion
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • Demoralizing Effects of the Army’s Presence
    • Governor Cumming’s Report
    • The New Federal Officers
    • “Progress of Civilization”
    • Attitude of the Judges
    • Bitterness of Cradlebaugh
    • Protest of the Citizens
    • Governor Cumming’s Proclamation
    • Result of the Conflict
    • Attempt to Remove Governor Cumming
    • Attack on President Young
    • Cradlebaugh’s Insult to the Jury
    • Attempt to Capture President Young
    • Governor Cumming’s Stand
    • Departure of the Army
    • Retirement of Governor Cumming
    • The “Mormon” People and the Rebellion
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 46
      • The “Anti-Bigamy Law”
      • Attempted Legislation Against the “Mormons”
      • The California Volunteers
      • The Union Vedette
      • Mining in Utah
      • Why the Latter-day Saints Settled in Utah
      • The False Attitude of General Connor
      • Inspiration of Brigham Young
      • Home Industries
      • Plotters Against the Peace
      • The Killing of Brassfield
      • The Robinson Murder
      • General Sherman to Brigham Young
      • President Young’s Answer
      • Citizens of Utah to General Sherman
      • A Proposed “Gentile” Exodus
      • President Young Answers the Merchants
      • Building of the Tabernacle
      • The October Conference 1867
      • The Deseret Telegraph
      • Death of President Heber C. Kimball
      • The Coming of the Railroad
      • The Utah Local Lines
      • Proposed Anti-“Mormon” Legislation
      • The Wade and Cragin Bills
      • The Cullom Bill
      • Co-operation for Defense
      • A Change of Feeling
      • Protest of “Mormon” Women Against Legislation
      • Woman Suffrage
      • “The New Movement”
      • Organization of the Liberal Party
      • The Salt Lake Tribune
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The “Anti-Bigamy Law”
    • Attempted Legislation Against the “Mormons”
    • The California Volunteers
    • The Union Vedette
    • Mining in Utah
    • Why the Latter-day Saints Settled in Utah
    • The False Attitude of General Connor
    • Inspiration of Brigham Young
    • Home Industries
    • Plotters Against the Peace
    • The Killing of Brassfield
    • The Robinson Murder
    • General Sherman to Brigham Young
    • President Young’s Answer
    • Citizens of Utah to General Sherman
    • A Proposed “Gentile” Exodus
    • President Young Answers the Merchants
    • Building of the Tabernacle
    • The October Conference 1867
    • The Deseret Telegraph
    • Death of President Heber C. Kimball
    • The Coming of the Railroad
    • The Utah Local Lines
    • Proposed Anti-“Mormon” Legislation
    • The Wade and Cragin Bills
    • The Cullom Bill
    • Co-operation for Defense
    • A Change of Feeling
    • Protest of “Mormon” Women Against Legislation
    • Woman Suffrage
    • “The New Movement”
    • Organization of the Liberal Party
    • The Salt Lake Tribune
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 47
      • Governor Shaffer
      • Removal of Secretary Mann and Judge Wilson
      • The Coming of Judge McKean
      • Influence on Schuyler Colfax and Rev. Newman
      • Governor Shaffer and the Militia
      • Request of General Wells
      • The Provo Riot
      • Governor Shaffer’s Letter to General De Trobriand
      • The Rioters Punished
      • Death of Governor Shaffer
      • “The Wooden Gun Rebellion”
      • The Return of Martin Harris
      • The Pratt-Newman Discussion
      • Comments of the Press
      • Usurpation of Authority
      • The Englebrecht Case
      • An Illegal Jury
      • Indictment Against President Young
      • “A System on Trial”
      • Unexpected Calling of the Case
      • Other Accusations
      • The Englebrecht Decision
      • The Poland Law
      • The Case of Ann Eliza Webb Young
      • Removal of Judge McKean
      • The Case of George Reynolds
      • The Second Reynolds Trial
      • Death of President George A. Smith
      • Dedication of the St. George Temple
      • Death of President Young
      • Brigham Young, the Prophet
    • Governor Shaffer
    • Removal of Secretary Mann and Judge Wilson
    • The Coming of Judge McKean
    • Influence on Schuyler Colfax and Rev. Newman
    • Governor Shaffer and the Militia
    • Request of General Wells
    • The Provo Riot
    • Governor Shaffer’s Letter to General De Trobriand
    • The Rioters Punished
    • Death of Governor Shaffer
    • “The Wooden Gun Rebellion”
    • The Return of Martin Harris
    • The Pratt-Newman Discussion
    • Comments of the Press
    • Usurpation of Authority
    • The Englebrecht Case
    • An Illegal Jury
    • Indictment Against President Young
    • “A System on Trial”
    • Unexpected Calling of the Case
    • Other Accusations
    • The Englebrecht Decision
    • The Poland Law
    • The Case of Ann Eliza Webb Young
    • Removal of Judge McKean
    • The Case of George Reynolds
    • The Second Reynolds Trial
    • Death of President George A. Smith
    • Dedication of the St. George Temple
    • Death of President Young
    • Brigham Young, the Prophet
    • Chapter 48
      • A Great People in the Mountains
      • The Planting of Colonies
      • Unparalleled Progress
      • Their Perfect Organization
      • Proselytes from Europe
      • Character of the Converts
      • What the Gospel Did for Them
      • The Amalgamation of Many Peoples
      • Benefits from the Amalgamation
      • Frugality and Co-operation
      • Changed Conditions of Today
      • Division of Lands and Water
      • A Farsighted Policy
      • The Recreation of the People
      • Importance of Education Realized
      • The Beginning of Church Schools
      • Territorial Expansion
      • Fort Limhi
      • On the Rio Virgin
      • San Bernardino
      • Bear Lake Valley
      • The Muddy Mission
      • Organization of Stakes
      • The Missions
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • A Great People in the Mountains
    • The Planting of Colonies
    • Unparalleled Progress
    • Their Perfect Organization
    • Proselytes from Europe
    • Character of the Converts
    • What the Gospel Did for Them
    • The Amalgamation of Many Peoples
    • Benefits from the Amalgamation
    • Frugality and Co-operation
    • Changed Conditions of Today
    • Division of Lands and Water
    • A Farsighted Policy
    • The Recreation of the People
    • Importance of Education Realized
    • The Beginning of Church Schools
    • Territorial Expansion
    • Fort Limhi
    • On the Rio Virgin
    • San Bernardino
    • Bear Lake Valley
    • The Muddy Mission
    • Organization of Stakes
    • The Missions
      • Notes
    • Notes
  • Part Six
    • Recent Development
    • Chapter 49
      • The Apostles Again Preside
      • The Decision in the Reynolds Case
      • President Taylor’s Comment
      • An Unjust Sentence
      • The Defendant Imprisoned
      • Bitter Threats Against the Church
      • Address of Anti-“Mormon” Women
      • “Mormon” Women Reply
      • Falsehoods of the Press
      • The Miles Case
      • Daniel H. Wells Before the Court
      • Imprisonment of Daniel H. Wells
      • A Public Protestation
      • Litigation over President Young’s Estate
      • Imprisonment of the Executors
      • Counter Suit and Settlement
      • Secretary Evarts’ Circular Letter
      • Condemnation of Evarts’ Course
      • The Murder of Joseph Standing
      • The Coroner’s Verdict
      • “Not Guilty”
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Apostles Again Preside
    • The Decision in the Reynolds Case
    • President Taylor’s Comment
    • An Unjust Sentence
    • The Defendant Imprisoned
    • Bitter Threats Against the Church
    • Address of Anti-“Mormon” Women
    • “Mormon” Women Reply
    • Falsehoods of the Press
    • The Miles Case
    • Daniel H. Wells Before the Court
    • Imprisonment of Daniel H. Wells
    • A Public Protestation
    • Litigation over President Young’s Estate
    • Imprisonment of the Executors
    • Counter Suit and Settlement
    • Secretary Evarts’ Circular Letter
    • Condemnation of Evarts’ Course
    • The Murder of Joseph Standing
    • The Coroner’s Verdict
    • “Not Guilty”
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 50
      • The Year of Jubilee
      • The Pioneer Day Celebration
      • President Taylor’s Prediction
      • Re-organization of the First Presidency
      • Death of Orson Pratt—Calling of Elders Teasdale and Grant
      • Dedication of the Logan Temple
      • Anti-“Mormon” Legislation Agitated
      • Bitterness of “Christian” Ministers
      • The Edmunds Bill
      • Self Government Denied
      • The Utah Commission
      • The Test Oath
      • Careful Wording of the Oath
      • The Law made Retroactive
      • A Campaign of Persecution
      • President Taylor’s Statement
      • A Tribune Canard
      • The Canard the Cause of Murder
      • The Tennessee Massacre
      • Elder Roberts Secures the Bodies of the Slain
      • Governor Murray to Governor Bate
      • The Trial of Rudger Clawson
      • The Segregation Ruling
      • Sincerity of the “Mormon” People
      • The Edmunds-Tucker Law
      • Proceedings in Escheatment
      • Death of President John Taylor
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Year of Jubilee
    • The Pioneer Day Celebration
    • President Taylor’s Prediction
    • Re-organization of the First Presidency
    • Death of Orson Pratt—Calling of Elders Teasdale and Grant
    • Dedication of the Logan Temple
    • Anti-“Mormon” Legislation Agitated
    • Bitterness of “Christian” Ministers
    • The Edmunds Bill
    • Self Government Denied
    • The Utah Commission
    • The Test Oath
    • Careful Wording of the Oath
    • The Law made Retroactive
    • A Campaign of Persecution
    • President Taylor’s Statement
    • A Tribune Canard
    • The Canard the Cause of Murder
    • The Tennessee Massacre
    • Elder Roberts Secures the Bodies of the Slain
    • Governor Murray to Governor Bate
    • The Trial of Rudger Clawson
    • The Segregation Ruling
    • Sincerity of the “Mormon” People
    • The Edmunds-Tucker Law
    • Proceedings in Escheatment
    • Death of President John Taylor
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 51
      • Changes in Leadership
      • Dedication of the Manti Temple
      • The Crusade Continues
      • The Crusade in Idaho
      • The Strubble Bill
      • President Woodruff’s Manifesto
      • The Manifesto Sustained
      • Result of the Manifesto
      • The Granting of Amnesty
      • Laying the Capstone and Dedication of the Salt Lake Temple
      • The Tabernacle Choir at the World’s Fair
      • The Church and the Parliament of Religions
      • Statehood for Utah
      • The Constitutional Convention
      • The Escheated Property Returned
      • The Pioneer Jubilee
      • Death of President Woodruff
    • Changes in Leadership
    • Dedication of the Manti Temple
    • The Crusade Continues
    • The Crusade in Idaho
    • The Strubble Bill
    • President Woodruff’s Manifesto
    • The Manifesto Sustained
    • Result of the Manifesto
    • The Granting of Amnesty
    • Laying the Capstone and Dedication of the Salt Lake Temple
    • The Tabernacle Choir at the World’s Fair
    • The Church and the Parliament of Religions
    • Statehood for Utah
    • The Constitutional Convention
    • The Escheated Property Returned
    • The Pioneer Jubilee
    • Death of President Woodruff
    • Chapter 52
      • The Presidency Re-organized
      • President Lorenzo Snow
      • The Roberts Case
      • Opposition of the Ministers
      • Statement of President Snow
      • Declaration of Senator Rawlins
      • Congressman Roberts Excluded
      • The Issue of Church Bonds
      • The Law of Tithing
      • The Solemn Fast Day
      • Celebration of Mission Jubilees
      • The Scofield Disaster
      • The Japanese Mission
      • Death of President Snow
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Presidency Re-organized
    • President Lorenzo Snow
    • The Roberts Case
    • Opposition of the Ministers
    • Statement of President Snow
    • Declaration of Senator Rawlins
    • Congressman Roberts Excluded
    • The Issue of Church Bonds
    • The Law of Tithing
    • The Solemn Fast Day
    • Celebration of Mission Jubilees
    • The Scofield Disaster
    • The Japanese Mission
    • Death of President Snow
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 53
      • The Presidency Re-organized
      • A Special Conference
      • President Joseph F. Smith
      • The Bureau of Information
      • The Reed Smoot Case
      • Protest of Citizens
      • Senator Smoot Makes Reply
      • The Case Before the Senate
      • The Case Decided
      • The “American Party”
      • President Smith’s Attitude
      • The Case of John W. Taylor and M. F. Cowley
      • Official Statement of President Smith
      • Dedication of the Joseph Smith Monument
      • President Smith Visits Europe
      • The Address to the World
      • Changes in the Presidency
      • The Saints in Mexico
      • The World War
      • The Fulfilment of Prophecy
      • A Period of Prosperity
      • The Passing of President Smith
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • The Presidency Re-organized
    • A Special Conference
    • President Joseph F. Smith
    • The Bureau of Information
    • The Reed Smoot Case
    • Protest of Citizens
    • Senator Smoot Makes Reply
    • The Case Before the Senate
    • The Case Decided
    • The “American Party”
    • President Smith’s Attitude
    • The Case of John W. Taylor and M. F. Cowley
    • Official Statement of President Smith
    • Dedication of the Joseph Smith Monument
    • President Smith Visits Europe
    • The Address to the World
    • Changes in the Presidency
    • The Saints in Mexico
    • The World War
    • The Fulfilment of Prophecy
    • A Period of Prosperity
    • The Passing of President Smith
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Chapter 54
      • President Heber J. Grant
      • The General Conference Postponed
      • Dedication of the Hawaiian Temple
      • Passing of President Lund—Changes in the Presidency
      • Conclusion
        • Notes
      • Notes
    • President Heber J. Grant
    • The General Conference Postponed
    • Dedication of the Hawaiian Temple
    • Passing of President Lund—Changes in the Presidency
    • Conclusion
      • Notes
    • Notes
    • Appendix: The Auxiliary Organizations of the Church
      • The National Woman’s Relief Society
      • The Deseret Sunday School Union
      • The Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Associations
      • The Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association
      • The Primary Association
      • The Religion Classes
      • The Genealogical Society of Utah
    • The National Woman’s Relief Society
    • The Deseret Sunday School Union
    • The Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Associations
    • The Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association
    • The Primary Association
    • The Religion Classes
    • The Genealogical Society of Utah
    • Appendix: General Authorities of the Church
      • Presidents of the Church
        • Joseph Smith
        • Brigham Young
        • John Taylor
        • Wilford Woodruff
        • Lorenzo Snow
        • Joseph F. Smith
        • Heber J. Grant
      • Joseph Smith
      • Brigham Young
      • John Taylor
      • Wilford Woodruff
      • Lorenzo Snow
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Heber J. Grant
      • First Counselors in the First Presidency
        • Sidney Rigdon
        • Heber C. Kimball
        • George A. Smith
        • John W. Young
        • George Q. Cannon
        • John R. Winder
        • Anthon H. Lund
        • Charles W. Penrose
      • Sidney Rigdon
      • Heber C. Kimball
      • George A. Smith
      • John W. Young
      • George Q. Cannon
      • John R. Winder
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • Charles W. Penrose
      • Second Counselors in the First Presidency
        • Fred’k G. Williams
        • Hyrum Smith
        • William Law
        • Willard Richards
        • Jedediah M. Grant
        • Daniel H. Wells
        • Joseph F. Smith
        • Anthon H. Lund
        • John Henry Smith
        • Charles W. Penrose
        • Anthony W. Ivins
      • Fred’k G. Williams
      • Hyrum Smith
      • William Law
      • Willard Richards
      • Jedediah M. Grant
      • Daniel H. Wells
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • John Henry Smith
      • Charles W. Penrose
      • Anthony W. Ivins
      • The Apostles of the Church
        • Thomas B. Marsh
        • David W. Patten
        • Brigham Young
        • Heber C. Kimball
        • Orson Hyde
        • William E. McLellin
        • Parley P. Pratt
        • Luke S. Johnson
        • William B. Smith
        • Orson Pratt
        • John F. Boynton
        • Lyman E. Johnson
        • John E. Page
        • John Taylor
        • Wilford Woodruff
        • George A. Smith
        • Willard Richards
        • Lyman Wight
        • Amasa M. Lyman
        • Ezra T. Benson
        • Charles C. Rich
        • Lorenzo Snow
        • Erastus Snow
        • Franklin D. Richards
        • George Q. Cannon
        • Joseph F. Smith
        • Brigham Young, Jr
        • Albert Carrington
        • Moses Thatcher
        • Francis M. Lyman
        • John Henry Smith
        • George Teasdale
        • Heber J. Grant
        • John W. Taylor
        • Marriner W. Merrill
        • Anthon H. Lund
        • Abraham H. Cannon
        • Matthias F. Cowley
        • Abraham O. Woodruff
        • Rudger Clawson
        • Reed Smoot
        • Hyrum Mack Smith
        • George Albert Smith
        • Charles W. Penrose
        • George F. Richards
        • Orson F. Whitney
        • David O. McKay
        • Anthony W. Ivins
        • Joseph Fielding Smith
        • James E. Talmage
        • Stephen L. Richards
        • Richard R. Lyman
        • Melvin J. Ballard
        • John A. Widtsoe
      • Thomas B. Marsh
      • David W. Patten
      • Brigham Young
      • Heber C. Kimball
      • Orson Hyde
      • William E. McLellin
      • Parley P. Pratt
      • Luke S. Johnson
      • William B. Smith
      • Orson Pratt
      • John F. Boynton
      • Lyman E. Johnson
      • John E. Page
      • John Taylor
      • Wilford Woodruff
      • George A. Smith
      • Willard Richards
      • Lyman Wight
      • Amasa M. Lyman
      • Ezra T. Benson
      • Charles C. Rich
      • Lorenzo Snow
      • Erastus Snow
      • Franklin D. Richards
      • George Q. Cannon
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Brigham Young, Jr
      • Albert Carrington
      • Moses Thatcher
      • Francis M. Lyman
      • John Henry Smith
      • George Teasdale
      • Heber J. Grant
      • John W. Taylor
      • Marriner W. Merrill
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • Abraham H. Cannon
      • Matthias F. Cowley
      • Abraham O. Woodruff
      • Rudger Clawson
      • Reed Smoot
      • Hyrum Mack Smith
      • George Albert Smith
      • Charles W. Penrose
      • George F. Richards
      • Orson F. Whitney
      • David O. McKay
      • Anthony W. Ivins
      • Joseph Fielding Smith
      • James E. Talmage
      • Stephen L. Richards
      • Richard R. Lyman
      • Melvin J. Ballard
      • John A. Widtsoe
      • Presiding Patriarchs
        • Joseph Smith, Sen.
        • Hyrum Smith
        • John Smith
        • John Smith
        • Hyrum G. Smith
      • Joseph Smith, Sen.
      • Hyrum Smith
      • John Smith
      • John Smith
      • Hyrum G. Smith
      • First Seven Presidents of Seventies
        • Hazen Aldrich
        • Joseph Young
        • Levi W. Hancock
        • Zebedee Coltrin
        • Leonard Rich
        • Lyman Sherman
        • Sylvester Smith
        • John Gould
        • James Foster
        • Daniel S. Miles
        • Josiah Butterfield
        • Salmon Gee
        • John Gaylord
        • Henry Harriman
        • Zera Pulsipher
        • Albert P. Rockwood
        • Benjamin L. Clapp
        • Horace S. Eldredge
        • Jacob Gates
        • John Van Cott
        • William W. Taylor
        • Abraham H. Cannon
        • Seymour B. Young
        • C. D. Fjeldsted
        • John Morgan
        • Brigham H. Roberts
        • George Reynolds
        • Jonathan Golden Kimball
        • Rulon S. Wells
        • Edward Stevenson
        • Joseph W. McMurrin
        • Charles H. Hart
        • Levi Edgar Young
      • Hazen Aldrich
      • Joseph Young
      • Levi W. Hancock
      • Zebedee Coltrin
      • Leonard Rich
      • Lyman Sherman
      • Sylvester Smith
      • John Gould
      • James Foster
      • Daniel S. Miles
      • Josiah Butterfield
      • Salmon Gee
      • John Gaylord
      • Henry Harriman
      • Zera Pulsipher
      • Albert P. Rockwood
      • Benjamin L. Clapp
      • Horace S. Eldredge
      • Jacob Gates
      • John Van Cott
      • William W. Taylor
      • Abraham H. Cannon
      • Seymour B. Young
      • C. D. Fjeldsted
      • John Morgan
      • Brigham H. Roberts
      • George Reynolds
      • Jonathan Golden Kimball
      • Rulon S. Wells
      • Edward Stevenson
      • Joseph W. McMurrin
      • Charles H. Hart
      • Levi Edgar Young
      • Presiding Bishops
        • Edward Partridge
        • Newel K. Whitney
        • Edward Hunter
        • William B. Preston
        • Charles W. Nibley
      • Edward Partridge
      • Newel K. Whitney
      • Edward Hunter
      • William B. Preston
      • Charles W. Nibley
    • Presidents of the Church
      • Joseph Smith
      • Brigham Young
      • John Taylor
      • Wilford Woodruff
      • Lorenzo Snow
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Heber J. Grant
    • Joseph Smith
    • Brigham Young
    • John Taylor
    • Wilford Woodruff
    • Lorenzo Snow
    • Joseph F. Smith
    • Heber J. Grant
    • First Counselors in the First Presidency
      • Sidney Rigdon
      • Heber C. Kimball
      • George A. Smith
      • John W. Young
      • George Q. Cannon
      • John R. Winder
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • Charles W. Penrose
    • Sidney Rigdon
    • Heber C. Kimball
    • George A. Smith
    • John W. Young
    • George Q. Cannon
    • John R. Winder
    • Anthon H. Lund
    • Charles W. Penrose
    • Second Counselors in the First Presidency
      • Fred’k G. Williams
      • Hyrum Smith
      • William Law
      • Willard Richards
      • Jedediah M. Grant
      • Daniel H. Wells
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • John Henry Smith
      • Charles W. Penrose
      • Anthony W. Ivins
    • Fred’k G. Williams
    • Hyrum Smith
    • William Law
    • Willard Richards
    • Jedediah M. Grant
    • Daniel H. Wells
    • Joseph F. Smith
    • Anthon H. Lund
    • John Henry Smith
    • Charles W. Penrose
    • Anthony W. Ivins
    • The Apostles of the Church
      • Thomas B. Marsh
      • David W. Patten
      • Brigham Young
      • Heber C. Kimball
      • Orson Hyde
      • William E. McLellin
      • Parley P. Pratt
      • Luke S. Johnson
      • William B. Smith
      • Orson Pratt
      • John F. Boynton
      • Lyman E. Johnson
      • John E. Page
      • John Taylor
      • Wilford Woodruff
      • George A. Smith
      • Willard Richards
      • Lyman Wight
      • Amasa M. Lyman
      • Ezra T. Benson
      • Charles C. Rich
      • Lorenzo Snow
      • Erastus Snow
      • Franklin D. Richards
      • George Q. Cannon
      • Joseph F. Smith
      • Brigham Young, Jr
      • Albert Carrington
      • Moses Thatcher
      • Francis M. Lyman
      • John Henry Smith
      • George Teasdale
      • Heber J. Grant
      • John W. Taylor
      • Marriner W. Merrill
      • Anthon H. Lund
      • Abraham H. Cannon
      • Matthias F. Cowley
      • Abraham O. Woodruff
      • Rudger Clawson
      • Reed Smoot
      • Hyrum Mack Smith
      • George Albert Smith
      • Charles W. Penrose
      • George F. Richards
      • Orson F. Whitney
      • David O. McKay
      • Anthony W. Ivins
      • Joseph Fielding Smith
      • James E. Talmage
      • Stephen L. Richards
      • Richard R. Lyman
      • Melvin J. Ballard
      • John A. Widtsoe
    • Thomas B. Marsh
    • David W. Patten
    • Brigham Young
    • Heber C. Kimball
    • Orson Hyde
    • William E. McLellin
    • Parley P. Pratt
    • Luke S. Johnson
    • William B. Smith
    • Orson Pratt
    • John F. Boynton
    • Lyman E. Johnson
    • John E. Page
    • John Taylor
    • Wilford Woodruff
    • George A. Smith
    • Willard Richards
    • Lyman Wight
    • Amasa M. Lyman
    • Ezra T. Benson
    • Charles C. Rich
    • Lorenzo Snow
    • Erastus Snow
    • Franklin D. Richards
    • George Q. Cannon
    • Joseph F. Smith
    • Brigham Young, Jr
    • Albert Carrington
    • Moses Thatcher
    • Francis M. Lyman
    • John Henry Smith
    • George Teasdale
    • Heber J. Grant
    • John W. Taylor
    • Marriner W. Merrill
    • Anthon H. Lund
    • Abraham H. Cannon
    • Matthias F. Cowley
    • Abraham O. Woodruff
    • Rudger Clawson
    • Reed Smoot
    • Hyrum Mack Smith
    • George Albert Smith
    • Charles W. Penrose
    • George F. Richards
    • Orson F. Whitney
    • David O. McKay
    • Anthony W. Ivins
    • Joseph Fielding Smith
    • James E. Talmage
    • Stephen L. Richards
    • Richard R. Lyman
    • Melvin J. Ballard
    • John A. Widtsoe
    • Presiding Patriarchs
      • Joseph Smith, Sen.
      • Hyrum Smith
      • John Smith
      • John Smith
      • Hyrum G. Smith
    • Joseph Smith, Sen.
    • Hyrum Smith
    • John Smith
    • John Smith
    • Hyrum G. Smith
    • First Seven Presidents of Seventies
      • Hazen Aldrich
      • Joseph Young
      • Levi W. Hancock
      • Zebedee Coltrin
      • Leonard Rich
      • Lyman Sherman
      • Sylvester Smith
      • John Gould
      • James Foster
      • Daniel S. Miles
      • Josiah Butterfield
      • Salmon Gee
      • John Gaylord
      • Henry Harriman
      • Zera Pulsipher
      • Albert P. Rockwood
      • Benjamin L. Clapp
      • Horace S. Eldredge
      • Jacob Gates
      • John Van Cott
      • William W. Taylor
      • Abraham H. Cannon
      • Seymour B. Young
      • C. D. Fjeldsted
      • John Morgan
      • Brigham H. Roberts
      • George Reynolds
      • Jonathan Golden Kimball
      • Rulon S. Wells
      • Edward Stevenson
      • Joseph W. McMurrin
      • Charles H. Hart
      • Levi Edgar Young
    • Hazen Aldrich
    • Joseph Young
    • Levi W. Hancock
    • Zebedee Coltrin
    • Leonard Rich
    • Lyman Sherman
    • Sylvester Smith
    • John Gould
    • James Foster
    • Daniel S. Miles
    • Josiah Butterfield
    • Salmon Gee
    • John Gaylord
    • Henry Harriman
    • Zera Pulsipher
    • Albert P. Rockwood
    • Benjamin L. Clapp
    • Horace S. Eldredge
    • Jacob Gates
    • John Van Cott
    • William W. Taylor
    • Abraham H. Cannon
    • Seymour B. Young
    • C. D. Fjeldsted
    • John Morgan
    • Brigham H. Roberts
    • George Reynolds
    • Jonathan Golden Kimball
    • Rulon S. Wells
    • Edward Stevenson
    • Joseph W. McMurrin
    • Charles H. Hart
    • Levi Edgar Young
    • Presiding Bishops
      • Edward Partridge
      • Newel K. Whitney
      • Edward Hunter
      • William B. Preston
      • Charles W. Nibley
    • Edward Partridge
    • Newel K. Whitney
    • Edward Hunter
    • William B. Preston
    • Charles W. Nibley
    • Appendix: Stakes of Zion
    • Appendix: Church Publications
    • Appendix: List of Authorities and Books of Reference
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