THE DAY THEY MARTYRED THE PROPHET - A Historical Narrative

THE DAY THEY MARTYRED THE PROPHET - A Historical Narrative

By: Smith, Henry A

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Gray hardcover, with edge and corner wear. Previous owner name inside front cover. ; The Day They Martyred the Prophet is a gripping hour-by-hour documentary of the events Leading up to the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother, Hyrum Smith. It is written in a dramatic and moving manner that leaves the reader spellbound throughout the book. The tragic story of the untimely death of the founder of the Mormon faith at the hands of Lawless mobsters is now told for the first time in its entirety. None of the details are ommitted. It magnificently recreates the times, motivations, and attitudes of the persecutors and the persecuted. The book spans a two-week period beginning at 6 oclock on the day the Prophet and his party left Nauvoo on horseback to go to Carthage. The Day They Martyred - the Prophet graphically portrays the senseless brutality of this infamous act and the tremendous impact it had on the Church membership in 1844 as well as today. There are pictures of Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith, John Taylor, Willard Richards, the Carthage Jail, and more. BOOKCRAFT PUBLISHERSHenry Smith came to this assignment with a long record of exceptional writing to his credit. He was a seeker of facts-behind- the-stories as a reporter for the Deseret News since 1925, and as editor of the Church News since 1931. He was a special correspondent attached to the First Presidency of the Church, and had gained wide experience in the recording of significant events in Church history. He traveled the world over on assignment by Church and newspaper. He was a Stake President and Mission President. ; 6.25" x 9.25"; 272 pages

Title: THE DAY THEY MARTYRED THE PROPHET - A Historical Narrative

Author Name: Smith, Henry A

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good- with no Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 25080

Keywords: Mormon LDS Utah Nauvoo Joseph Smith Jr,