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Published: Wednesday, Sept. 3 2014 10:45 a.m. MDT

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Somewhere in Time, UT

Can't wait to see these sacred and historic documents.

Craig Clark
Boulder, CO

"....Book of Mormon first edition (1840). This is the one published by Egbert B. Grandin in Palmyra, New York, 5,000 copies of which were made available for sale in August 1829...."

August 1829 was when Martin Harris put up his farm as collateral for publication. The Book of Mormon itself wasn’t published until seven months later in March 1830. No copies were sold in August 1829 unless of course there were advance orders being taken.

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