Polygamy book/John C. Bennett
John C. Bennett
|Bennett's brothel in Nauvoo|
John C. Bennett material is in three draft chapters. Given their length and difficulty of converting them to wiki format, they are presented here in downloadable PDF.
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Chapter #1: John C. Bennett before Nauvoo
- Bennett's checkered career before Nauvoo
- Psychiatric remarks on Bennett
Chapter #2: John C. Bennett in Nauvoo
- Bennett's motives
- Source and degree of Bennett's prominence
- Bennett's repeated immoralities and multiple "second chances"
- Sarah Pratt
Chapter #3: John C. Bennett and the Nancy Rigdon episode
- Bennett and prostitution
- Bennett and possible homosexuality?
- Nancy Rigdon
- Bennett's version
- Character of Nancy Rigdon
- Rigdon family version
- Joseph's private visit with Sidney Rigdon
- Bennett's fall from grace
- George W. Robinson and John C. Bennett
- Joseph meets the Rigdon family
- Francis Higbee - post Bennett
- Stephen Markham's affidavit
- Divine intervention?