180 years ago today - Jan 21, 1842

Apostle Willard Richards described a dream his wife (currently living out of state) had: "Joseph & woman sitting in a chair pulling of[f] her stocking. Little boy in the old wives-lap interrupted." The Richards's had a fifteen month old child at this time. On January 22nd, his diary noted: "interpreted dream--Mailed a letter to Jennetta

[Willard Richards journal, 21-22 January 1842, LDS Church History Library, in "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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