160 years ago today - Sep 16, 1857

[Wilford Woodruff]
Some indians called upon President Young. The Chief of the Bannocks was among them. Brother Hamlin was here with the Chief of the D[esert?] Pi[edes?] Totsigauah [Tutsegabits]. He was ordained an Elder. He called to see me & my garden. I gave him some peaches & peach pitts to take home & plant.

Presidet Young said He w[anted/ished?] the Elders to marry the squaws of the Tribes to fulfill the commandment of God &c.

[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutsegabit


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