180 years ago today - Jan 25, 1842 - Tuesday ␐ First of Two Entries

in the evening debated with J. C. Bennet [John C. Bennett] . & others, to shew that the Indians have greater cause to com plain of the treatment of the whites than the Negroes or Sons of Cain. [[The concept of Cain as the progenitor of blacks was an old and prevalent one.]]

[Joseph Smith, Journal, Dec. 1841–Dec. 1842 in "The Book of the Law of the Lord," Record Book, 1841–1845]

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