While waiting in Battle Creek for James to recoup his strength, they had a short visit from G. I. Butler, president of the General Conference. Elder Butler lived in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, and visited Battle Creek only occasionally. They were glad to counsel with him about a number of important matters. They had found "a most desirable place" for the school and on May 6, 1873, they discussed the location for the buildings.

Date start: 1865-04-01 00:00:00
Date end: 1865-04-30 00:00:00