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Also note that the Second Edition references may not exactly correspond to the First Edition due to revision. This remarkable find was made by Wesley P. Walters in the basement of a jail in Norwich, New York. These documents prove that Joseph Smith was a "glass looker" and that he was arrested, tried and found guilty by a justice of the peace in Bainbridge, New York.
The importance of these documents cannot be overstated, for they establish the historicity of the account of the trial which was first published in Fraser's Magazine in This trial shows that the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith not only engaged in money-digging but that he was also involved in the magical practice of divining with a seer stone.
The entire text of the transcript is published in Mormonism - Shadow or Reality?
We will only quote the first two paragraphs of the transcript here: Warrant issued upon written complaint upon oath of Peter G. Bridgeman, who informed that one Joseph Smith of Bainbridge was a disorderly person and an imposter. Prisoner brought before Court March 20, That he had a certain stone which he had occasionally looked at to determine where hidden treasures in the bowels of the earth were; that be professed to tell in this manner where gold mines were a distance under ground, and had looked for Mr.
Stowel several times, and had informed him where he could find these treasures, and Mr. Stowel had been engaged in digging for them. That at Palmyra he pretended to tell by looking at this stone where coined money was buried in Pennsylvania, and while at Palmyra had frequently ascertained in that way where lost property was of various kinds; that he had occasionally been in the habit of looking through this stone to find lost property for three years, but of late had pretty much given it up on account of its injuring his health, especially his eyes, making them sore; that he did not solicit business of this kind, and had always rather declined having anything to do with this business.
Mormon writers could see the devastating implications of Wesley Walters' discovery. To accept the validity of the trial documents would mean that they would be forced to admit that Joseph Smith was engaging in magical practices at the very time he was being tutored by the Angel Moroni to receive the gold plates of the Book of Mormon.
In his book, The Myth Makers, the noted Mormon apologist Hugh Nibley had written almost 20 pages in an attempt to discredit the "Bainbridge court record.
Nibley's book we find this statement: Although Hugh Nibley remained completely silent about the new find, a promising young scholar by the name of D.
Michael Quinn publicly responded to our accusations concerning the importance of the discovery. He thought our conclusions about the discovery were "not supported by the evidence. A Response to Mormonism - Shadow or Reality?
By a Latter-day Saint Historian,page In our book, Answering Dr. A Response to the Anonymous LDS Historianpageswe demonstrated that all the evidence led to the conclusion that the printed transcript of the trial was genuine.If I had a magic wand, I would have wiped out all kinds of greed, evil thoughts and hatred from every human being and implanted wave of love, brotherhood, cooperation in human heart.
MAGIC IN MORMONISM. From Denials It Was Practiced to Exaggerations [Web-editor's Note: References to Early Mormonism and the Magic World View are for the First. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.
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