The Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction

Title

The Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1987

Authors

Pagination

58-72

Date Published

August 1987

Volume

17

Issue Number

8

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Bibliographic Citation

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. "The Alvin Smith Story: Fact and Fiction", Ensign, Vol. 17. no. 8 1987:58-72.

Abstract

In an attempt to put to rest rumors created by Mark Hofmann’s fraudulent Salamander Letter, Anderson uncovers myths about Alvin. It is not true that Alvin had a major role in bringing forth the Book of Mormon.

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Early Church History
Smith, Alvin
Hofmann Forgeries

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