Special Feature

Joseph Smith Papers Project: Documents, Volume 5 Now Online
April 23, 2019
Special Feature
Joseph Smith Papers Project: Documents, Volume 5 Now Online
Author Joseph Smith Papers Project

The Joseph Smith Papers Project is pleased to announce that is has published all the documents, introduction, and annotation found in Documents, Volume 5: October 1835 – January 1838, which was published in print in 2017, on its website. This web release includes documents relating to the dedication of the House of the Lord in Kirtland, Ohio, in March 1836; to Joseph Smith’s endeavors to learn Hebrew and his translation of Egyptian documents, including the Book of Abraham; and to the Kirtland Safety Bank and Joseph Smith’s store in Chester, Ohio; and many other minutes, letters, revelations, and financial documents. 

Also published in this release are new court case introductions, including the trial of Joseph Smith and other church leaders for treason in 1839, as well as cases Smith heard as judge of the mayor’s court in Nauvoo, Illinois, in the 1840s. New biographical and geographical entires have also been added. 

Access all these latest updates at josephsmithpapers.org