140 years ago today - Mar 24, 1882

[Wilford Woodruff]

24 The Edmunds Bill was signed to day By Presidet Arthur and it became a law to take away rights of the Latter Day Saints because of their Religin. ...

I spent the day in Council with the Presidency. We Considered it wisdom for the brethren to live with but one wife under the same Roof.

[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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