160 years ago today - Aug 12, 1861

[Brigham Young]

Some of the women might be favorable to a plurality of husbands observed the President, and that might induce them to join Morris[.] He said a continuation of their Slothfulness would bring [Morrisites] them to the level of Indians and those that had joined had been induced through promises of getting an easier living.

[Brigham Young Office Journals, in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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