I think I’ve made it quite plain through the history of this blog that things were done differently in the pioneer Church as opposed to now. This also includes the age when endowments could be taken out. What did Brigham Young state would be a good age?
May 19, 1858: In conversation with two men from Nicaragua about an offer to have the Mormons purchase land there and remove there; B. Young said, as far as I am concerned I will say that if Mr. Kenney owned all that country and Mexico and would give me the whole of it, I would not go there.
Wilford Woodruff’s Journal Excerpts (Genola, Utah: Pioneer Publishing)