April 12, 1828

Martin Harris returned to Joseph Smith's home in Harmony, where he began to help with the translation of the 116 Book of Mormon pages from the book of Lehi that were later lost.

June 14, 1828

Joseph Smith completed the translation of the book of Lehi, and Martin Harris took the 116 manuscript pages to Palmyra, New York, to show selected members of his family as bound by covenant.


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