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“Had I anything to do with the Negro, I would confine them by strict law to their own species, and put them on a national equalization.”

Joseph Smith, Jr., History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Volume 5 (Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book Company, 1973/Brown Leather edition), 217-218 (delivered January 1843).

“[I]nasmuch as we believe in the Bible, inasmuch as we believe in the ordinances of God, in the Priesthood and order and decrees of God, we must believe in slavery.

Brigham Young, We Must Believe in Slavery (Salt Lake City, UT: mit.irr.org, delivered 23 January 1852), 1.