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A Most Sacred Possession: The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon
TitleA Most Sacred Possession: The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1977
AuthorsLarson, Stanley R.
MagazineEnsign
Volume7
Issue Number9
Pagination89-91
Date PublishedSeptember 1977
KeywordsEarly Church History; Original Manuscript; Translation
Abstract

Provides a brief historical outline of the original manuscript, during and after the translation, a detailed description of the appearance of the manuscript, and a synopsis of its value. He points out four examples of corrections that have been made. Church historian Leonard Arrington believes that this document is the most sacred possession of the Church.

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