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The Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon, No. I

TitleThe Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon, No. I
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1886
AuthorsStevenson, Edward
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number22
Date Published31 May 1886
KeywordsBook of Mormon Translation; Golden Plates; Smith, Joseph, Jr.; Three Witnesses; Urim and Thummim

As a witness who sat in the presence of the prophet Joseph and the Three Witnesses, this author presents his accounts of some of the occasions when testimonies were borne. The author states that he was “deeply inspired” as he heard them many times testify of being in the presence of a heavenly messenger who talked with them and showed them the plates. They were shown the Urim and Thummim and told these seer stones were used by ancient prophets. The first part begins the series.