“[I]f R.[Richards] should take a notion to H.’s [Hyde’s] wife [Nancy] in his absence, all that is necessary to be done is to be sealed. No harm done, no adultery committed; only taking a little advantage of rights of priesthood. And after R. has gone the round of dissipation with H.’s wife, she is afterwards turned over to S. [Joseph Smith, Jr.] and thus the poor silly woman becomes the actual dupe to two designing men, under the sanctimonious garb of rights of the royal priesthood.”
James Gibson Divine – 24 March 1845, ‘To the Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’, Latter Day Saint’s Mssenger [sic] and Advocate. (Pittsburgh, PA: Ebenezer Robinson, 15 March 1845), 156.