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“Last nite I clothed my self and offered up the Sines [signs] of the Holy Preasthood and called one the name of the Lord. He hurd me fore my heart was /mad[e]/ comfortable. I inquired by the rod. It was said my family was well, that my wife would come to me in the East, and that Congress would not do anny thing fore us.”

Heber C. Kimball, Heber C. Kimball diary – 6 June 1844, in Kimball, On the Potter’s Wheel (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 1987), 65.