175 years ago today - Dec 29, 1847

B. Y.[:] It is against [the] law for a woman to take an Indian husband'[T]hat curse was taken off the Lamanites when the B[ook] of Mormon came forth'Joseph committed to me the keys to open the Gospel to every Lamanite nation' H C K[:] I was present' O. P.[:] There is a rev[elatio]n. in D[octrine]. & C[ovenants]. that permits a man to take an Indian woman' B. Y.[:] Where a man gets a dau[ghte]r out of a family, he is entitled to the whole family. H. C. K.[: I]f you take a white apple [and] graft & plant it in a red apple tree it will bring forth a White Apple. B. Y.[:] The governing principle is in the husband'& by prayer they will bring forth white children'

[Minutes, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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