Agreement with Martin Harris regarding the first edition of the Book of Mormon, 1830, January 16.

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Smith, Joseph, 1771-1840. Agreement with Martin Harris regarding the first edition of the Book of Mormon, 1830, January 16.

Agreement with Martin Harris regarding the first edition of the Book of Mormon, 1830, January 16.

Facsimile of an agreement between Joseph Smith, Sr., and Martin Harris granting Harris an "equal privilege" of selling copies of the Book of Mormon.

1 letter, photocopy.

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Harris, Martin, 1783-1875

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Mormon Church leader who was one of the special witnesses to the Book of Mormon. From the description of Legal documents, 1846-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609101 From the guide to the Martin Harris legal documents, 1846-1865, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840

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Joseph Smith Senior (1771-1840) was born in Massachusetts and married Lucy Mack in 1795. Among his eleven children was the founder of the LDS Church, Joseph Smith Junior. Being plagued by crop failures in Vermont, Smith moved his family to upstate New York where the birth of the Latter-day Saint movement began. In late 1833, Joseph Smith Junior called upon his father to become the first presiding patriarch of the LDS Church. Patriarchal blessings often state an individual's particular talents an...