175 years ago today - Dec 11, 1841

[Polyandrous marriage]
Apostle Wilford Woodruff, as the officially appointed "Church Historian" recorded the following in his "Historian's Private Journal," "Joseph Smith & Presinda [sic] Huntington were sealed Dec 11, 1841 by Dimick B. Huntington in Nauvoo[.]" Prescindia was currently married to Norman Buell with 2 sons.

[Source: Wilford Woodruff, "Historian's Private Journal" (one volume, 1858-78), entries after 1 July 1866, LDS Church History Library; "Evidence For The Sexual Side of Joseph Smith's Polygamy," Comments by D. Michael Quinn on Session #2A "Reconsidering Joseph Smith's Marital Practices," Mormon History Association's Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 29 June 2012 (unabbreviated version, revised during July)]

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