150 years ago today - Nov 23, 1870

... I will say concerning the plates, I do say that the angel did show to me the plates containing the Book of Mormon. Further, the translation that I carried to Prof. Anthon was copied from these same plates; also, that the Professor did testify to it being a correct translation. ...

[Martin Harris to H. B. Emerson, 23 November 1870, Saints' Herald 22 (15 October 1875): 630. Reprinted in Millennial Star 39 (1 January 1877): 5., as cited in Dan Vogel, Early Mormon Documents: Martin Harris To H. B. Emerson]

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