Slide 71

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Letter of David Whitmer to Anthony Metcalf, March 1887, Martin Harris interview with Anthony Metcalf, c. 1873-74 in.

Ten Years Before the Mast (Malad, Ida., 1888), p. 74; quoted in Richard Lloyd Anderson, Investigating the Book of Mormon Witnesses (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1981), p. 86.  See also Early Mormon Documents, 2: 348.

Whitmer statements from the John Murphy interview reported in the (Kingston  Times,  Kingston, Missouri, Dec. 16, 1887):

“…I have heard that you saw an angel.”

-“I never saw one.”

“I want your description in its shape, voice… language.”

-“It had no appearance or shape.”

“Then you neither saw nor heard anything?”

-“Nothing, in the way you understand it.”

“How, then, could you bear testimony that you saw and heard an angel?”

-“Have you never had impressions?”