Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia; A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Volume 1

Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia; A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...After I read it. I said, multum in parvo. Without any design to natter, I pronounced it one of the most able arguments on the subject that I ever read, and coul.l vish fhat every member of our government could have it laid before him. Ignorance cannot answer it and intelligence will not try." After his return from the East, Bishop Musser was employed in the President's office for a time; after which he was given an appointment in the Church Historian's office, with a special commission from the First Presidency to keep a record of all persecutlve acts, and the names of the perpetrators of those acts.against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints. That he has well and faithfully performed this duty, the well kept records of his office testify. He has written much for the public press on practical subjects and la the author of several valuable works, mostly issued in pamphlet form. His "Fruits of Mormonism," published in 1878, had wide circulation and in the hands of the missionaries it has done great good; while yet in manuscript it received the following endorsement from Apostles Orson Pratt and Joseph F. Smith: "We are anxious that a copy of your pamphlet entitled, "Fruits of Mormonism, by Non-Mormon Witnesses, ' be placed in the hands of every officer of the Government, member of Congress, governor, and ruler in Christendom. In the possession of our missionaries it will be a valuable work, and it should be circulated as widely as possible." In November, 1879, Elder Musser launched the initial number of the "Utah Farmer," which received the hearty endorsement of the presiding Bishopric of the Church and the president and board of the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society. The most...show more

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  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 930g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986377
  • 9781236986375