The city of the Mormons; or, Three days at Nauvoo in 1842

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J.G.F. & J. Rivington, 1842 - Mormon Church - 87 pages
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Entertaining look at 1840s Mormons (premartyrdom). As a whole, he comes off as a reliable witness. He clearly has an agenda and I'm a little skeptical of some of his claims (and of the reliability of some of his sources), but as a whole, I enjoyed reading it. Interesting to view then's antiMormonism from today's perspective. Didn't shake my faith or anything (frankly, I'm unsurprised by a lot of the malarkey he accuses the Saints of), but fascinating how on-target many of his predictions of the future proved to be. 

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