Mormonism; Or, Life Among the Mormons
Madison, WI: M.J. Cantwell, Book and Job Printer, 1882. First Edition. 253pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] Brown cloth with the title gilt on the front board. Good. Gentle rubbing to extremities of boards with minor wear internally. Item #7307
The early experiences of the Mormons, including the New York period. Notes and correspondence relating to the author of the work are on deposit in the Manuscript Division of the Wisconsin State Historical Society.
"The Mormon elders were sent out into all parts, to build up churches; Kirtland being the place called by the Saints, one of the stakes of Zion, to prepare to go to the land of promise. Missouri was called the hill of Zion, a land that flows with milk and honey. People were now coming from all parts of the world, and Kirtland was filled with emigrants preparing to go to Missouri." - p.59. Flake/Draper 231.