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

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The first volume of the Joseph Smith Papers series, Journals, Volume 1, became
Hardcover, 558 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Church Historian's Press (first published September 7th 2011)
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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
Bryan Buchanan
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
I think I enjoyed this volume better than the first one. I'm not sure why.
Well-edited, great source for historians.
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