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Special Collections - June 2021

1830 – Book of Mormon,

On the inside cover there is a note about water stains happening while crossing the plains. Much to reflect upon with this item.

•The Book of Mormon was published in March 1830 in Palmyra, New York
•5,000 copies were printed by E. B. Grandin and bound in calf-leather at a cost of $3,000.00, paid for through the sale of part of Martin Harris’s farm.
•It is estimated that around 700 copies of the first edition remain today.
BYU-I Special Collections - June 2021