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“Brigham Young expressed his frustration by stating that he did not ‘care about preaching to the gentiles any longer.’ Indeed, he stated, paraphrasing Lyman Wight, ‘Let the damned scoundrels be killed, let them be swept off from the earth, and then we can go and be baptized for them, easier than we can convert them.’”

~Brigham Young & Lyman Wight, JS Papers – Administration-Council of Fifty, “Record,” 11 March 1845~