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Young, John, 1791-1870


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A vision

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2755
Scope and Contents

Handwriten "vision." Young was concerned about the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and the mission of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). While asleep he had a vision in which he was shown the golden plates from which the Book of Mormon was translated. He was also given a sword with which to fight against evil. He was also given an interpretation of the dream. The date of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1840