Nauvoo Relief Society condemns John C. Bennett in official proclamation.

Oct 1, 1842
Emma Hale Smith
Scribed Verbatim

"On Marriage," Times and Seasons 3, no. 23 (October 1, 1842): 929

Times and Seasons
Sarah Hillman, Eliza R. Snow, Mary C. Miller, John C. Bennett, Polly Z. Johnson, Abigail Works, Emma Hale Smith, Angeline Robinson, Leonora Cannon Taylor, Jane Silverthorn Law, Ann Hunter, Elizabeth Ann Whitney, Phebe Woodruff, Sarah Higbee, Lois Lathrop Cutler, Catharine Petty, Thirza Stiles Cahoon, Sarah Kingsley Cleveland, Sophia R. Marks, Rosannah Robinson Marks
Reading Public

We the undersigned members of the ladies’ relief society, and married females do certify and declare that we know of no system of marriage being practised in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints save the one contained in the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, and we give this certificate to the public to show that J. C. Bennett’s “secret wife system” is a disclosure of his own make.

Emma Smith, President,

Elizabeth Ann Whitney, Counsellor,

Sarah M. Cleveland, Counsellor,

Eliza R. Snow, Secretary,

Mary C. Miller,

Catharine Pettey,

Lois Cutler,

Sarah Higbee,

Thirza Cahoon,

Phebe Woodruff,

Ann Hunter,

Leonora Taylor,

Jane Law,

Sarah Hillman,

Sophia R. Marks,

Rosannah Marks,

Polly Z. Johnson,

Angeline Robinson,

Abigail Works.

Citations in Mormonr Qnas
Copyright © B. H. Roberts Foundation
The B. H. Roberts Foundation is not owned by, operated by, or affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.