170 years ago today - Jun 27, 1842

John C. Bennett writes the first of six letters to be published in the Sangamo Journal. The last would be printed in the September 2nd edition. In his letters he accuses Joseph Smith of numerous sexual improprieties.

[Source: Hales, Brian C., Joseph Smith's Polygamy: History and Theology, 2 vols., Salt Lake City: Greg Kofford Books, 2011 (www.JosephSmithsPolygamy.com)]

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