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“[T]he prophet Joseph [Smith, Jr.] used to frequent houses of ill-fame. Mrs. White, a very pretty and attractive woman, once confessed to me that she made a business of it to be hospitable to the captains of the Mississippi steamboats. She told me that Joseph had made her acquaintance very soon after his arrival in Nauvoo [1839], and that he had visited her dozens of times.”

Sarah Pratt, Joseph Smith the Prophet: His Family and Friends: A Study Based on Facts and Documents (Salt Lake City, Utah: Tribune Printing and Publishing Company, 1886), 61-62.