The Book of Mormon Goes on Sale
March 26, 1830
The Wayne Sentinel announces that the Book of Mormon has been published and advertises its sale. Within a few days, Martin Harris is on the streets of Palmyra, New York, selling copies for $1.25. As soon as the books are printed, Solomon Chamberlain takes eight or ten copies and goes on a preaching mission. On this mission he meets Brigham and Phinehas Young at a reformed Methodist conference. Brigham would later be converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and become its second president.
Source: J. Christopher Conkling, A Joseph Smith Chronology, Deseret Book Company, 1979.
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