Transcript for Nauvoo Restoration, comp., High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City, M251.33, p. 12, Church History Library

Ordained High Priest 8 Oct 1844 by President Henry W. Miller and council in Nauvoo.  Received into High Priest Quorum 8 Oct 1844. (High Priest Rec, Qrm orgnzd at Nauvoo, 1840, LDS Arc: High Prest Minutes, Nauvoo 5th Ward, pg 146)