L. John Nuttall records John Taylor citing "some parties" who criticized notion of ban.

May 31, 1879
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L. John Nuttall Diary, May 31, 1879, HBLL

L. John Nuttall
L. John Nuttall, Brigham Young, Jr., John Taylor, Zebedee Coltrin, Unknown, Abraham O. Smoot

Prest. Taylor said some parties have to me that Zebedee Coltrin had talked to the Prophet Joseph Smith on this subject and they said that he (Coltrin) thought it was not right for them to have the priesthood whereupon Joseph Smith said to him that Peter on a certain occasion had a vision wherein he saw heaven opened and a certain vessel descended onto him, as if had been a great sheet knit at the four corners and let down to the earth: Wherein all manner of four footed beasts of the earth and wild beasts, and creeping things and fowls of the air. And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter! Kill and eat. But Peter said, not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean and the voice spake unto him again the second time. What God hath cleansed that call not thou common. And that the Prophet Joseph then said to Bro. Coltrin as the angel said to Peter, "What God hath cleansaed, that call <not> thou not common (speaking of the Gentiles).

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