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A Delayed Exodus (1846)

Thursday, November 29th, 2007
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It is well known that the Saints began their exodus from Nauvoo on February 4, 1846, in the midst of an extremely frigid winter. Actually, Brigham had intended to leave a day earlier. On February 3rd, after weeks of ordinance work in the temple, he told numerous Saints still waiting at the temple that they [...]