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The Joseph Smith Papers

The authoritative source for the writings, teachings, and records of Joseph Smith



    New Content on the Joseph Smith Papers Website

    | Joseph Smith Papers Project

    The Joseph Smith Papers is pleased to announce its latest web publication. This release features introductions and documents related to two steamboats partly owned by Joseph Smith. It also includes a general introduction to the Legal Records series of the Joseph Smith Papers and an introduction and documents pertaining to a legal case about Joseph Smith’s estate. Finally, this release adds hundreds of new links to the project’s calendar of documents.

    About the Joseph Smith Papers Project

    Joseph Smith (1805–1844) was the founding prophet and first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Joseph Smith Papers Project is an effort to transcribe, contextualize, and publish all his writings and teachings, including revelations, translations, letters, discourses, journals, histories, and legal and financial records.

    Published Volumes

    The Joseph Smith Papers will consist of twenty-seven volumes, divided into five series: Documents, Journals, Revelations and Translations, Histories, and Administrative Records; two additional series, the Legal Records series and the Financial Records series, will be published online.