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

A. Revelation Given Dcr. 2d. 1842 1841. N. M. Hyde [Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde] Verily thus saith the Lord unto you my servant Joseph. that in as much as you have called upon me to know my will con cerning my handmaid Nancy Marinda Hyde ... and let my handmaid Nancy Marinda Hyde hearken to the counsel of my servant Joseph in all things whatsoever he shall teach unto her, and it shall be a blessing upon her and upon her children after her. unto her Justification saith the Lord. [Nancy had already been approached by JS about plural marriage, and she "followed the council [sic] of the prophet Joseph as above instructed" hoping for "the fulfillment of the promises and blessing" of the revelation." Her husband Orson Hyde was on an overseas mission.]

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

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