Mormon Origins is created to make available historical information and/or documents relating to the beginnings of Mormonism in America. The Mormon religion is based upon the story and religious teachings of Joseph Smith. Smith was the founding prophet and first president of the church.
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An Appraisal of Manchester as Location for the Organization of the Church
Additional papers on the Church of Christ being organized at Manchester, New York on April 6, 1830 is on Mormon PDF Web Site - H. Michael Marquardt
Book of Abraham Revisited
Books Owned by Joseph Smith
Family of Joseph Smith, Sr.
Family of Joseph Smith, Jr.
1823 Assessment Roll
1826 Bill of Justice Albert Neely
Affidavit of Isaac Hale (1834)
Interview of Martin Harris (1859)
Joseph Smith, Jr.'s first recorded revelation (1828)
Canandian Copyright Revelation (1830)
Joseph Smith's 1832 Account of His First Vision
Smith Family Recollections
Independence Temple of Zion
Inventing Mormonism: Tradition and the Historical Record
Comments and Reviews
Journal entries of November-December 1832 by Joseph Smith
List - Early Documents Relating to Joseph Smith, Jr. (1825-1831)
Joseph Smith, Jr.
Extracts from a few Patriarchal Blessings
Some Interesting Notes on Succession at Nauvoo in 1844
Visual Images of Joseph Smith
Writings of Joseph Smith
Additional information on Mormon Central Web Site - H. Michael Marquardt