Printer’s Manuscript of the Book of Mormon, circa August 1829–circa January 1830

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  • Historical Introduction
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whiich is one God. Amen.
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The Testimony of Eight Witnesses
And also the testimony of eight witnesses
Be it known unto all Nations kindreds tongues & people unto whom this work shall come that Joseph Smith jun. the author & proprietor of this work has shewn unto us the plates of which hath been spoken which have the appearance of gold & as many of the leave <​leaves​> as the said Smith has translated wit <​we​> did handle with our hands & we also saw the engravings thereon all of which has the appearance of ancient work & of curious workmanship & this we <​we​> bear record with words of soberness that the said Smith has shewn unto us for we have seen & hefted & know of a surety that the said Smith has got the plates of which we have spoken & we give our names unto the world to witness unto the world that which we have seen & we lie not God bearing witness of it
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whiich is one God. Amen.
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The Testimony of Eight Witnesses
And also the testimony of eight witnesses
Be it known unto all Nations kindreds tongues & people unto whom this work shall come that Joseph Smith jun. the author & proprietor of this work has shewn unto us the plates of which hath been spoken which have the appearance of gold & as many of the leaves as the said Smith has translated we did handle with our hands & we also saw the engravings thereon all of which has the appearance of ancient work & of curious workmanship & this we bear record with words of soberness that the said Smith has shewn unto us for we have seen & hefted & know of a surety that the said Smith has got the plates of which we have spoken & we give our names unto the world to witness unto the world that which we have seen & we lie not God bearing witness of it
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