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Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197232490208]
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.

Alma L. Jensen affidavit and statement

 File — Folder 1: [31197230335736]
Identifier: MSS 911
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed affidavit and a handwritten statement. Jensen affirms that he met Martin Harris (1783-1875) in the summer of 1875. Harris told him about the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder 1: [31197230338599]
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.

Martin Harris testimony

 File — Folder 1: [31197230311836]
Identifier: MSS SC 1476
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten accounts of Martin Harris' testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon as told to Myrtle Richman by her grandfather. Also included is a typewritten account by John F. Godfrey regarding Harris' testimony.

The last testimony of Martin Harris

 File — Folder 1: [31197232498862]
Identifier: MSS 236
Scope and Contents Typewritten statement with handwritten corrections. The item was notarized. Homer affirms that he met Martin Harris (1783-1875) in 1869 when returning from a mission for the Mormon Church. He recounts the conversation, much of it word for word, between him and Harris at that time. He also told the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), about this incident. Homer also tells, again verbatim, what Harris said on his death bed in 1875. Homer states that on each...

Testimony of John E. Godfrey

 File — Folder 1: [31197230316520]
Identifier: MSS SC 2014
Scope and Contents One typewritten declaration containing John E. Godfrey's description of Martin Harris' (1783-1875) testimony that the Book of Mormon is a historically authentic record.