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TitleThe Rise and Fall of Nauvoo
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1900
AuthorsRoberts, B.H.
Number of Pages457
PublisherThe Deseret News
CitySalt Lake City
KeywordsEarly Church History; Martyrdom; Nauvoo Temple; Nauvoo, IL; Persecution; Smith, Joseph, Jr.

The Rise and Fall of Nauvoo is a companion volume and stands in historical sequence to “The Missouri Persecutions.” It was written with the same object in view, viz., “To place in the hands of the youth of the Latter-day Saints a full statement of the persecutions endured by the early members of The Church in this last dispensation; ... they may be made acquainted with the sacrifices which their fathers have made for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.” And I indulge the same hope with reference to this book that I did with respect to “The Missouri Persecutions,” viz., that by “becoming acquainted with the story of the sufferings of the early Saints, the faith of the Gospel will become all the more dear to the hearts of their immediate posterity, and all the youth of Zion, for many generations to come.”

The Rise and Fall of Nauvoo