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Confirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Writing on Metal Plates in the New World
|Title||Confirmatory Evidences of "Mormonism": Writing on Metal Plates in the New World|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1934|
|Authors||Harris, Jr., Franklin S.|
|Magazine||The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star|
|Date Published||1 February 1934|
|Keywords||Ancient America – South America; Archaeology; External Evidence; Golden Plates; Metal Plates; Recordkeeping|
Metal plates prepared by the ancients have been found in several locations in America. There are many historical accounts of metal plates that no longer exist as they were melted down to be used in other ways. Melvin J. Ballard describes plates seen in a museum in Lima, Peru, that were gold sheets, the size of the Book of Mormon plates (DN April 30, 1932).
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