180 years ago today - After Jun 27, 1844

After her entry about the martyrdom of Joseph Smith, Leonora Taylor (wife of John Taylor) writes in large letters filling a full page the following passage laden with innuendo:

Come Joseph[,]

Don't be filling that up with boltheads[.]

How is your garden this year[?]

I'll show you some Summer Apples[,] my Lady[.]

O Dear[!]

[Diary of Leonora Cannon Taylor [--] Property of Franklin D. Taylor," George J. Taylor Papers. "The Records of the Utah Humanities Research Foundation," Marriott Library, has a selectively edited, 11-page typescript of her diary which skips (without ellipses or other acknowledgement) this entry. as quoted 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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