130 years ago today - Jun 12, 1890

Secretary of state James G. Blaine gives a paper to First Counselor George Q. Cannon who was visiting in Washington, D.C., for the "leading authorities of the church to sign in which they make a virtual renunciation of plural marriage." Cannon's son Abraham said that his "feelings revolt at signing such a document."

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

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