Mormon History, Oct 16, 1847

Nineteen-year-old plural wife Emmeline B. Woodward writes her fifty-two-year-old husband Newel K. Whitney after two years of marriage: "That portion of your affection which I enjoy is sweeter to me, than the WHOLE love of another could be now . . . Like as a vine entwineth itself around an AGED tree, so do my affections entwine about thy heart."

[source: On This Day in Mormon History,]

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