Minutes of a Quarterly Conference, Held in City Bountiful, August 17, 1856
Meeting assembled in the Bowery, at 10, p.m.
Missionaries present, Elder Parley P. Pratt, and Elders Gilbert Clements, Horace S. Eldredge, and J.W. Johnson.
Singing. Prayer by br. Johnson.
Elder Parley P. Pratt spoke at length upon salvation. Urged the importance of home manufacture, and its adoption as a poke in the wheel of salvation….
The Conference was well attended, and a good spirit prevailed in the meeting.
[Deseret News, 6:228]
[Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aug. 17, 1856, 5]
[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, July 2006]