170 years ago today - Apr 4, 1850

Sarah Pratt writes to Bathsheba W. Smith about her husband, Apostle Orson Pratt's absence on missions and time with other wives: "Mr. Pratt left on the 9th of Mar for the Bluffs . . . he will return in Jun, or Jul, perhaps you may think this is a great trial for me, but I can assure it is no more of a trial, than if he were gone on other business, for I have long since made up my mind that it is no use to fret about those who do not fret about me, . . . "

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]

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