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Response to claims made in "Chapter 12: I Have Slain My Children"

A FairMormon Analysis of: Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows, a work by author: Will Bagley

Response to claims made in Blood of the Prophets, "Chapter 12: I Have Slain My Children"

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Response to claim: 220 - The author claims to have found another source by John D. Lee

The author(s) of Blood of the Prophets make(s) the following claim:

The author claims to have found another source by John D. Lee, upon which he relies.

(Author's sources: "Discursive remarks," anonymous manuscript in Utah State Historical Society archives. [ATTENTION!])

FairMormon Response

Fact checking results: This claim contains propaganda and/or spin - The author, or the author's source, is providing information or ideas in a slanted way in order to instill a particular attitude or response in the reader

"Anonymous sources are usually worthless....Blood of the Prophets...spends several pages with the "Discursive Remarks,"...[and] attributes the work to John D. Lee, as if another Lee account can be trusted." [1]




Notes

  1. ↑ Robert D. Crockett, "A Trial Lawyer Reviews Will Bagley's Blood of the Prophets," FARMS Review 15/2 (2003): 199–254. off-site