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  • Eliza Partridge, Affidavits, July 1, 1869, MS 3423, LDS Church History Library; copied into Joseph F. Smith, Affidavit Books, 2:32, 33; 3:33; published Jenson, “Plural Marriage,” 223.
  • George A. Smith, Letter to Joseph Smith III, October 9, 1869
  • Emily D. P. Young, “Autobiography,” Woman’s Exponent 14, no. 5 (August 1, 1885): 38.Jenson, “Plural Marriage,” 240.
  • Malissa Lott, “First list of wives,” Document #1, dictated to Jenson, Andrew Jenson Papers, MS 17956, Box 49, fd. 16.
  • William Clayton, Affidavit, February 16, 1874, MS 3412, LDS Church History Library, in Jenson, APlural Marriage,@ 224.
  • Benjamin F. Johnson to Anthon H. Lund, May 12, 1903.
  • Benjamin F. Johnson, AMore Testimony,@ Letter to the editor, March 9, 1904, Deseret Evening News, April 12, 1904, 4.
  • Benjamin F. Johnson, My Life’s Review, 96.
  • Jenson, “Plural Marriage,” 234, 236–37.
  • Nauvoo Temple proxy marriage to Joseph Smith, January 13, 1846. Brown, Nauvoo Sealings, Adoptions, and Anointings, 281.
  • Joseph Smith III, Letter to Bro. E. C. Brand, n.d. [likely early 1880s] Letter Press Book #4, 63–67, P6, Community of Christ Archives.
  • [Oliver Olney?], uncatalogued manuscript, Western Americana, Beinecke Library, Yale University, Folder labeled “Nauvoo Female Society.” some of the writing on the document is dated October 18, 1843.1
  1. Quoted in D. Michael Quinn PapersCAdditionCUncat WA MS 244 (Accession:19990209-c), Box 1CCard fileCTopic: Polygamy, Joseph Smith’s. I have been unable to find the original of this letter. See also letter from John Lyman Smith to D. H. Cannon, [n.d.] 1895, LDS Church History Library, which substantiates that Joseph advised that Sarah be sealed to him but live with her legal husband.  (back)