175 years ago today - Dec 5, 1847

Parley P Pratt: Brigham Young accused by Parley P Pratt and John Taylor 16 Nov. and 5 Dec. 1847 of having "committed an insult on the Holy Priesthood" for defying instructions "not to meddle with women….committing adultery" by marrying without Brigham Young 's authorization in Nauvoo temple after it closed 1846 then again at Winter Quarters 1847, but no disciplinary action taken

[Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 6, Biographical Sketches of General Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47, http://amzn.to/origins-power]

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