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Joseph Smith/Running for president/CriticalSources
Source(s) of the criticism
- Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945), 354. ( Index of claims )
- Thomas Ford, A History of Illinois from Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847, 2 vols. (1854; reprint, Chicago: Lakeside, 1946), 2:157.
- Henry Mayhew, History of the Mormons; or, Latter-day Saints. With Memoirs of the Life and Death of Joseph Smith, the "American Mahomet" (Auburn, N.Y.: Derby and Miller, 1852), 163–167.
- Eduard Meyer, "The Origin and History of the Mormons: With Reflections on the Beginnings of Islam and Christianity," translated by Heinz F. Rahde and Eugene Seaich, typescript, BYU Special Collections, 123–25.
- Bruce Kinney, Mormonism: The Islam of America (New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1912) ??.
- I. Woodbridge Riley, The Founder of Mormonism (New York, 1902), ??.
- T.B.H. Stenhouse, Rocky Mountain Saints: a full and complete history of the Mormons, from the first vision of Joseph Smith to the last courtship of Brigham Young (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 147.
- Jerald and Sandra Tanner, The Changing World of Mormonism (Moody Press, 1979), 458.( Index of claims )