1854 March (Likely) Message to the Saints of Europe


1854 March (Likely) Message to the Saints of Europe


Announcement that Franklin D. Richards is called to preside over the Church in Europe.




Heber C. Kimball


The Saints of Europe


1854 March (Likely)


Great Salt Lake City


Church Leadership

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To all unto whom these Letters shall Come, Greeting:

Elder Franklin D. Richards, a member of the quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is hereby delegated to repair to England to preach the Gospel, print, publish, superintend the emigration, and preside over all the Conferences, and all affairs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the British Islands, and adjacent countries; and we call upon all the saints to give diligent heed to his teaching, and follow his counsel in all things, for in so doing they will be blessed.

Done at Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah United States of America, and signed for and in behalf of said Church, by the Presiding Council thereof.

Heber C. Kimball ( First Presidency