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“Sister Louisa Beman [Beaman] asked the Lord in fervent prayer for a testimony concerning the principle [of plural marriage]. The Lord heard her supplication and granted her request, and after being convinced that the principle had emanated from God, she accepted it, and was married to the Prophet Joseph Smith April 5th, 1841,”

James Crockwell, Pictures and Biographies of Brigham Young and His Wives (Salt Lake City, UT: Self-Published, 1887?), 20-21.