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How Witnesses Described the “Gold Plates”

TitleHow Witnesses Described the “Gold Plates”
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsHeinrichsen, Kirk B.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Pagination16-21, 78
KeywordsEarly Church History; Eight Witnesses; Gold Plates; Harris, Martin; Pratt, Orson; Smith, Emma Hale; Smith, Joseph, Jr.; Three Witnesses; Witnesses

This article contains descriptions of the gold plates quoted directly from individuals who were closely associated with Joseph Smith Jr. Among those quoted are Martin Harris, Orson Pratt, and Emma Smith. The compiler also comments on the material of the plates.