Whiskey

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Excerpt from Joseph Smith History, volume D-1, June 27, 1843: 1

“It was reported to me that some of the brethren had been drinking whisky that day in violation of the Word of Wisdom. I called the brethren in and investigated the case, and was satisfied that no evil had been done, and gave them a couple of dollars, with directions to replenish the bottle to stimulate them in the fatigues of their sleepless journey.”

 

In 1902 the LDS church published the seven-volume ‘History of the Church’ in which they omitted the following section:

“…and gave them a couple of dollars, with directions to replenish the bottle to stimulate them in the fatigues of their sleepless journey.” 2

 

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