At 2 o’clock p.m. the two houses of the Utah Legislature met in joint session in the Representatives Hall at Fillmore, when Gov. B. Young delivered his annual message to the Assembly….At dark, Pres. Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball, Elders Parley P. Pratt, Orson Pratt, Wilford Woodruff, Geo. A. Smith, Ezra T. Benson, Lorenzo Snow, Thos. Bullock, Daniel H. Wells, Edwin D. Woolley and Lorrin Farr met in the large room of the State House and dedicated and consecrated it unto the Lord.  Parley P. Pratt opened with prayer and Pres. Kimball was mouth in the circle.  The meeting closed at 7 p.m.

[Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Dec. 11, 1855, 1]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, July 2006]

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