A Most Sacred Possession: The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon

Title

A Most Sacred Possession: The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon

Magazine

Ensign

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1977

Authors

Pagination

89-91

Date Published

September 1977

Volume

7

Issue Number

9

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Bibliographic Citation

Larson, Stanley R. "A Most Sacred Possession: The Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon", Ensign, Vol. 7. no. 9 1977:89-91.

Abstract

Provides a brief historical outline of the original manuscript, during and after the translation, a detailed description of the appearance of the manuscript, and a synopsis of its value. He points out four examples of corrections that have been made. Church historian Leonard Arrington believes that this document is the most sacred possession of the Church.

Translation

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