Parley P. Pratt held another discussion in Oakland, opposite San Francisco, Cali., being challenged by the Oakland Lyceum, to discuss the law of marriage or polygamy.  Elder Pratt had the opening and closing speech; the latter was greeted with thunders of applause.

[History of Brigham Young, 1854:112]
[Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Dec. 22, 1854, 1]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Aug. 2006]

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