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Translation and Publication of the Book of Mormon

TitleTranslation and Publication of the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1927
AuthorsSmith, Joseph Fielding
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number11
Date PublishedSeptember 1927
KeywordsBook of Mormon Copyright; Book of Mormon Translation; Cowdery, Oliver; Harris, Martin; Printing of the Book of Mormon; Three Witnesses; Whitmer, David

This article surveys the events leading to the publication of the Book of Mormon and discusses the length of translation time, the roles of Martin Harris, Oliver Cowdery, and the Three Witnesses, the obtaining of the copyright, and the preparation for publication.