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Index to claims made in In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith

This is an index of claims made in this work with links to corresponding responses within the FAIR Wiki. An effort has been made to provide the author's original sources where possible.

Mormonism's First Plural Wife? Fanny Alger (Smith Custer)

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27 W.W. Phelps recorded that Joseph received a revelation commanding polygamous intermarriage with "Lamanite" women. Native Americans to become "white and delightsome" through polygamous marriage?
  • W.W. Phelps letter, 1861.
  • Ezra Booth letter, 1831.
28 In August 1835, W.W. Phelps and Oliver Cowdery prepared a statement denying plural marriage. 1835 Doctrine and Covenants denies polygamy