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Steadfast Testimony of the Three Witnesses

TitleSteadfast Testimony of the Three Witnesses
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1927
AuthorsHart, Charles H.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Volume89
Issue Number35
Pagination545–551
Date Published1 September 1927
KeywordsCowdery, Oliver; Harris, Martin; Testimony; Three Witnesses; Whitmer, David
Abstract

Hart refutes the claim made in the 1911 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia that the Three Witnesses denied their testimonies of the Book of Mormon plates. As evidence, he cites an 1883 interview of David Whitmer, the dying declaration of Martin Harris, and an affidavit testifying that, in a Michigan murder trial, Oliver Cowdery defended the Book of Mormon.