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Webster, John, fl. 1831


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John Webster letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321611]
Identifier: MSS SC 2278
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 17 July 1831. Webster tells of being approached by a "Mormonite," Samuel Harrison Smith (1808-1844), to buy a "gold Bible" (Book of Mormon). Webster asked Smith how his brother, Joseph Smith (1801-1844), wrote it. "He said that he would look under a shiney stone in the dark and there he would see the words appear."

Dates: 1831 July 17