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Source(s) of the criticism
- “The Book of Mormon,” Painesville Telegraph (Ohio) (30 November 1830). [the earliest mention of this concept which FAIR has identified]
- Henry Caswall, The Prophet of the Nineteenth Century, or, the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Mormons, or Latter-Day Saints : To Which Is Appended an Analysis of the Book of Mormon (London: Printed for J. G. F. & J. Rivington, 1843), 46-47. off-site
- James H. Hunt, Mormonism: Embracing the Origin, Rise and Progress of the Sect (St. Louis: Ustick and Davies, 1844), 58-59. off-site
- Amos H. Wickersham, An Examination of the Principles of Mormonism (Wilmington, DE: Allderidge, Jeandell, & Miles, 1843), 1–20. off-site Full title Reply