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“I was sealed to Joseph Smith by Willard Richards 9 March 1842 in Newel K Whitney’s chamber Nauvoo, for time and all Eternity … Sylvia my daughter was present when I was sealed to Joseph Smith.”

Patty Bartlett, affidavit (1869), see Todd Compton, In Sacred Loneliness: The Plural Wives of Joseph Smith (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 15 December 1997), 179.