The Joseph Smith Papers team recently added new content to www.josephsmithpapers.org, and we encourage you to explore it. Here's what is new:
- About 100 Joseph Smith documents from April and May 1843, including discourses, letters, and land deeds. Highlights include:
- Discourse, 8 April 1843, as Reported by William Clayton, in which Joseph Smith preached on the Book of Revelation and freedom of belief.
- Letter from John E. Page, 2 May 1843, requesting permission to start a church printing press in Pittsburgh.
- Bond from Brigham Young and John M. Bernhisel, 30 May 1843, related to building the temple in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the Nauvoo House.
- Deed to Lucien Woodworth and Others, 31 May 1843, one of many land transactions in this period and significant because three women received the deed along with two men.
- Additional documents from 1835, 1836, and 1837 to supplement the newly released Documents, Volume 5, including land transactions in Kirtland, Ohio, and documents from the Kirtland Safety Society.
- Rough minutes for city council meetings held in 1842 and 1843.
- Footnotes for volume E-1 of the Manuscript History of the Church pointing readers to the original sources used to compile this history.