165 years ago today - Oct 6, 1856

President Young then said I wish to Fullfill the promise which I made 2 weeks ago. I then told the people or the females that I would release them at Conference. I will do so on certain conditions & that is that you will appear forthwith at my office & give good & sufficient reasons & then marry men that will not have but one wife.

[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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