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Emma Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

Emma Smith (Wife of Joseph Smith) The plates often lay on the table without any attempt at concealment, wrapped in a small linen tablecloth, which I had given him to fold them in. I once felt of the plates, as … Continue reading

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William Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

William Smith (Joseph Smith’s Brother) When the plates were brought in they were wrapped in a tow frock. My father then put them into a pillow case. Father said, “What, Joseph, can we not see them?” “No, I was disobedient … Continue reading

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John Henry Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

John Henry Smith       Elder Anthon H. Lund attended a meeting in Lehi, Utah, in late October 1901, with his fellow apostle, Elder John Henry Smith (son of George A. Smith and father of President George Albert Smith), at which he … Continue reading

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Joseph F. Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

Joseph F. Smith President Joseph F. Smith, in what has come to be known as the vision of the redemption of the dead (D&C 138:49), saw Book of Mormon peoples in the spirit world: “All these and many more, even … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon Witnesses – Maxwell Institute Article by Richard Anderson

The Book of Mormon Witnesses Richard Lloyd Anderson LDS Scholar Maxwell Institute Article For over forty years, I have been a student of Joseph Smith’s life and teachings. I have a testimony of what those close to Joseph reported: They … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith translated the plates with the Urim and Thummim

I wanted to put together some historical accounts that show that Joseph Smith used the Urim and Thummim in his translation of The Book of Mormon. This page shows accounts of those that were close to the prophet stating that … Continue reading

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D&C 14 & 17 The Witnesses to the Book of Mormon

Joseph was elated when others were chosen by the Lord to be witnesses of the Book of Mormon. The following account tells of his relief: The following account from Lucy Mack Smith, Joseph Smith’s mother, describes how Joseph felt after … Continue reading

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