Presented Mahonri Moriancumr Bishops request to Pres[iden]ts W[ilford] W[oodruff]. & G[eorge] Q C[annon]. as to the safety & propriety of 1st wife being divorced at her own request marrying the 2nd wife by the law of the land & living with her. The Presidency feel as I do that it is unsafe and improper & cannot recommend it.
[Franklin D. Richards Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]