170 years ago today - Sep 14, 1852

Deseret News—Extra edition (a 48-page pocket-sized pamphlet) makes ―the first public announcement of the Church teaching of plural marriage, including Orson Pratt's discourse on the subject at a special conference of the Church on August 29, 1852.

[Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007, http://byustudies.byu.edu/showTitle.aspx?title=7984]

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