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1890 Manifesto


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Realistic Manifesto

The "1890 Manifesto" is a statement which officially advised against any future plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Issued by church president Wilford Woodruff in September 1890, the Manifesto was a response to mounting anti-polygamy pressure from the United States Congress, which by 1890 had disincorporated the church, escheated its assets to the U.S. federal government, and imprisoned many prominent polygamist Mormons. Upon its issuance, the LDS Church in conference accepted Woodruff's Manifesto as "authoritative and binding."
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    • Background 

    • Text 

    • Formal acceptance by the LDS Church 

    • New plural marriages vs. existing plural marriages 

    • Aftermath and post-Manifesto plural marriage 

    • Evolution of Latter-day Saint views on the Manifesto