Thus Ends the year 1887 which has been a peculiar year for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The prisions are filled with Elders of Israel Because they will not abondon their wives & Children. It will be all right with the Saints of God if they will ownly commit Adultry fornication & whoredom as the Gentile Christians do and not Marry their women. But the whole Christian world seem to be persecuting the Saints of God and seeking their destruction. We will see what 1888 will bring forth.
[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]