Question: What did C.R. Stafford claim about Joseph Smith in the Hurlbut affidavits?

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Question: What did C.R. Stafford claim about Joseph Smith in the Hurlbut affidavits?

C.R. Stafford claimed that Joseph Smith told his uncle that he wanted to sacrifice a sheep

(nephew of William Stafford)

  • Claimed that "Jo Smith, the prophet, told my uncle, William Stafford, he wanted a fat, black sheep. He said he wanted to cut its throat and make it walk in a circle three times around and it would prevent a pot of money from leaving."

Response to these claims

  • This is hearsay; it provides no additional evidence than the original claim made by Stafford's uncle.

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