These are scans of the actual temple records used to record the ordinances performed for the signers of the Declaration of Independence, several Founding Fathers, and many other eminent men and women. Click here to read about the ordinances performed.
Ordinances Performed by Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple, August 21-22 1877 (Visitations on the 19th & 20th)
The occasion is described by LDSLiving.com: … In August 1877, Woodruff had what he called two “night visions,” a scriptural way of describing dreams. But these were more than just ordinary dreams—he recognized them as inspired visions. The experience was so vivid that he spoke about them as if they were visits. In them, he […]
“The Message by Lance Richardson” by Oak Norton From http://www.oaknorton.com/themessage.cfm – personal emphasis added. A couple years ago (2003’ish) I had the opportunity to meet Cleon Skousen, quite a well known individual in church and government circles. I spent a wonderful afternoon talking with him about a variety of subjects and over the course of that conversation he […]
From http://www.latterdayconservative.com/john-taylor/john-taylors-last-days-vision/ NOTE: There are some that dispute whether or not it was John Taylor that had this vision. The vision does, in fact, come from the journal of Wilford Woodruff. It is verified that it was not Wilford Woodruff that had the vision. Many believe it to be John Taylor’s vision. (Source: Wilford Woodruff’s Journal, […]
(According to the National Tribune, December 1880, Anthony Sherman, a close friend of Washington, related this vision to Wesley Bradshaw.) In a strategic moment in the Civil War, General George B. McClellan, who had been called by President Lincoln to take charge of the shattered Union forces, fell asleep at his desk. He had scarcely […]
From http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/washington/vision.html In the National Tribune, 1880, an article appeared giving an account of the “Vision of Washington” at Valley Forge. The account was told by a gentleman named Anthony Sherman, who supposedly was at Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-78. The story has been published several times. Some people will say that it is […]
Charles D. Evans Vision of The Future Digitized by Glen W. Chapman Dec. 2000 (Taken from the Book Visions of The Latter Days, 6th printing 1998, Pioneer Press, 3332Ft Union Blvd. Salt Lake City Utah, 84121) Can be found on Archive.org. Charles D. Evans was Patriarch to the Church in Springville, Utah and was a school […]