M. W. Merrill. Told of his ordination to the Priesthood. He predicted we would practice plural marriage again and our Nation endorse.
Lorenzo Snow. Told of letters written by a lady to England from Nauvoo, Ill. about Celestial Marriage.
He said that Joseph Smith the Prophet taught him the Doctrine of plural marriage April 15, 1843.
[Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith]