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The Eight Witnesses
|Title||The Eight Witnesses|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1888|
|Magazine||The Historical Record|
|Date Published||October 1888|
|Keywords||Eight Witnesses; Page, Hiram; Smith, Hyrum; Smith, Joseph, Jr.; Smith, Joseph, Sr.; Smith, Samuel; Whitmer, Christian; Whitmer, Jacob; Whitmer, John; Whitmer, Mary; Whitmer, Peter, Jr.|
A biographical sketch of each of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon (with the exception of Hyrum Smith, and Joseph Smith Sr.). Underscores the fact that the witnesses never denied their experience of handling the plates. Mary Musselman Whitmer, the mother of the five Whitmer sons who were witnesses, is also identified.
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