Errata for Journals, Volume 3

This sheet identifies errors found in Journals, Volume 3: May 1843–June 1844. Minor errors, such as in the format of source citations, are not reported. The errors reported here occur in all printings of the volume and have been corrected in the transcripts, annotation, and reference material presented on this site. This sheet will be updated as additional errors are found. Please report additional errors by emailing
Page 59, note 265, line 14. Remove “[Phoebe]”, so line reads “W[ilford] Woodruff & Phebe W. Carter”.
Page 169, note 751, line 1. Change “Phoebe” to “Phebe”.
Pages 355–519. A number of updates and changes have been made to the reference material. The updates correct factual errors, add additional information, and remove biographical information that, while possibly accurate, could not be documented in primary sources or the most reliable secondary sources. Because the reference material supports all published volumes and all documents published on the website, the Smith Papers staff will not keep a record of the specific changes made to each entry published in Journals, Volume 2. Readers should refer to the Reference section of the Joseph Smith Papers website to find the corrected and updated information.
Page 469, lines 2–10. Change beginning dates for Samuel Bent through Henry G. Sherwood to “5 Oct. 1839”.
Page 471, line 3. Change dates for William Marks to “3 Feb. 1841–3 Feb. 1845”.
Page 471, line 4. Change dates for Newel K. Whitney to “3 Feb. 1841–3 Feb. 1845”.
Page 608, first column. Change entry for “Rigdon, Phoebe Brook” to “Rigdon, Phebe Brook”.
Page 638, secong column. Change entry for “Woodruff, Pheobe W. Carter” to “Woodruff, Phebe W. Carter”.