120 years ago today - Sep 10, 1891

[General] U.S. President Benjamin Harrison grants pardon to fellow Republican and second counselor Joseph F. Smith for outstanding warrants for his arrest on polygamy. Thirteen years later then President Joseph F. Smith testifies under oath that he is still living polygamously in violation of the of both "the laws of the church and the laws of the land."

[Source: On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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