Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “December 1841-April 1843 (The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, vol. 2)” as Want to Read:
December 1841-April 1843 (The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, vol. 2)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

December 1841-April 1843 (The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals #2)

by
4.65  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews

The much-anticipated Journals, Volume 2, covers the Nauvoo period from December 1841 to April 30, 1843. Two major documents are featured in this volume:

• The journal portion of the Book of the Law of the Lord, which served as a combination journal and temple record book. It includes journal entries on revelations received during this time period, letters written and recei
...more
Hardcover, 558 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by The Church Historian's Press (first published January 1st 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about December 1841-April 1843, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about December 1841-April 1843

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Bryan Buchanan
Oct 23, 2012 Bryan Buchanan rated it it was amazing
The latest volume in the Joseph Smith Papers series is the second Journals volume covering the period of December 1841 to April 1843. This volume is the follow-up to the surprising bestselling first Journals volume, published in 2008. [1] Included in this second volume are the journal portion of the Book of the Law of the Lord (hereafter BLL) and the first two of four memorandum books (in the case of the second memorandum book, only the first portion is included with the balance to be published ...more
Aaron
Apr 17, 2012 Aaron rated it it was amazing
I like this volume even more than volume 1, probably because it was so focused on legal cases. One of Joseph Smith's duties as mayor was to judge what were essentially "small claims court" cases. There were several entries devoted to that. There were also several entries addressing JS's bankruptcy. Of all the topics covered in the journal, the one that received the most pages was the extradition attempt. We have several entries at the beginning that dealt with JS's efforts to hide from the autho ...more
Roo Phillips
Sep 07, 2016 Roo Phillips rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A must read for anyone seriously interested in the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith or LDS church history. It reads like a textbook, but you don't have any interpretation or synthesis to muddy the water.
Mark
Jun 06, 2012 Mark rated it really liked it
I think I enjoyed this volume better than the first one. I'm not sure why.
BHodges
Mar 12, 2012 BHodges rated it really liked it
Well-edited, great source for historians.
Grant
Grant rated it it was amazing
Feb 05, 2017
Robert Boylan
Robert Boylan rated it it was amazing
Nov 21, 2015
Shawn
Shawn rated it really liked it
May 13, 2012
W. Reeve
W. Reeve rated it really liked it
Jan 13, 2015
Brett
Brett rated it it was amazing
Apr 26, 2012
Stephen Cranney
Stephen Cranney rated it it was amazing
Apr 28, 2012
Jeff Van
Jeff Van rated it it was amazing
Jan 11, 2016
Steen
Steen rated it it was amazing
Feb 20, 2014
Matt
Matt rated it really liked it
Mar 05, 2015
Christian Larsen
Christian Larsen rated it it was amazing
Oct 23, 2012
Thad Messenger
Thad Messenger rated it it was amazing
Mar 13, 2014
Derk Koldewyn
Derk Koldewyn rated it it was amazing
Jul 22, 2012
Jessica Bernard
Jessica Bernard rated it it was amazing
Jun 30, 2016
Robert Boylan
Robert Boylan rated it it was amazing
Nov 20, 2015
Ryan
Ryan rated it it was amazing
Oct 23, 2012
Chuck
Chuck rated it really liked it
Mar 26, 2013
Beth Smith
Beth Smith rated it it was amazing
Feb 28, 2016
Eric
Eric rated it it was amazing
Mar 28, 2015
Steven Farnsworth
Steven Farnsworth rated it it was amazing
Dec 27, 2014
Jonathan
Jonathan rated it liked it
Sep 11, 2016
Crystal Paskett
Crystal Paskett rated it it was amazing
Nov 29, 2012
Nathaniel
Nathaniel rated it it was amazing
Jun 30, 2016
Matt
Matt rated it really liked it
Mar 05, 2015
Glenn Stockton
Glenn Stockton rated it it was amazing
Aug 25, 2014
Matthew Lee
Matthew Lee rated it really liked it
Mar 28, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals (3 books)
  • 1832-1839 (The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, vol. 1)
  • May 1843-June 1844 (The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, vol. 3)

Share This Book