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O. Cowdery's First Letter to W. W. Phelps
|Title||O. Cowdery's First Letter to W. W. Phelps|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1843|
|Magazine||The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star|
|Date Published||January 1843|
|Keywords||Book of Mormon Translation; Cowdery, Oliver; Latter-day Saint History (1820-1846); Priesthood Authority; Priesthood Keys; Scribes|
This article is a letter written to W. W. Phelps from Norton, Medina County, Ohio, Sabbath evening, September 7, 1834. Cowdery writes of his first meeting with the prophet and his immediate work began as scribe for Joseph Smith for the translation of the Book of Mormon. Then he writes of the manifestation of the angel to give the Aaronic Priesthood.
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