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  • Brigham Young, Journal, January 6, 1842.
  • Bennett, The History of the Saints, 256, lists a “Mrs. A**** S****.” Agnes was Don Carlos Smith’s widow.
  • Mary Ann West, Deposition, Temple Lot Transcript, Respondent’s Testimony, Part 3, pp. 521–22, questions 679, 687.
  • Argus [Charles Wesley Wandell], “History of Mormonism . . . Open Letter to Brigham Young,” Daily Corrine Reporter, August 2, 1871, 2.
  • Lucy Walker Kimball to Joseph F. Smith (“My very dear Nephew”), Santa Rosa, February 24, 1884.
  • See also Nauvoo Female Relief Society Minutes, September 28, 1842, 89, in Richard E. Turley Jr., Selected Collections from the Archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Vol. 1, DVD #19.
  • [Oliver Olney?], uncatalogued manuscript, Western Americana, Beinecke Library, Yale University, folder labeled “Nauvoo Female Society.”1
  1. The document contains writing on two sides of one sheet in pencil and ink with different handwriting apparently written on different dates. The first part on one side is an application for Susan McGee Calbertson to join the “friendly famel society” dated “21 [indecipherable] 1843.” The remaining handwriting and style appears to be that of Oliver Olney, but how he would have come into possession of this paper is unknown. It lists eight of Joseph Smith’s plural wives: Louisa Beaman, Agnes Smith, Eliza R. Snow, Emily Partridge, Eliza Partridge, Mrs. Sylvia Lyons, Mrs. P. Sessions, and Mrs. Granger. A transcription of this document by Michael Quinn is found in D. Michael Quinn Papers-Addition-Uncat WA MS 244, accession:19990209-c), Box 1-Card file-Topic: Polygamy, Joseph Smith’s.  (back)