Succession in the Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Author: B.H. Roberts
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,916 / 126 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: BX
Downloads: 412
Added to site: 2011.09.18
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Genre: Religion
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es, was passed."

President Wilford Woodruff, describing the event, says:

When Brigham Young arose and commenced speaking, as has been said,[A] if I had not seen him with my own eyes, there is no one that could have convinced me that it was not Joseph Smith; and anyone can testify to this who was acquainted with these two men.

[Footnote A: The above remark of President Woodruff's is taken from a testimony of his following a discourse on the subject of Priesthood and the Right of Succession, delivered by the writer of this pamphlet.--See Deseret Evening News, March 12th, 1892.]

The remarks of Elder Young, during which he was transfigured before the people, closed the forenoon meeting. When in the afternoon the church again assembled and Elder Young addressed them at some length on the subject of appointing a leader for the church, representing the claims of the Twelve as the quorum having the right to act in the absence of the late prophet-president. Following are some quota

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