Life of David Marks, to the 26th year of his age. Including the Particulars of His Conversion, Call to the Ministry, and Labours in Itinerant Preaching for Nearly Eleven Years.
Place Published: Limerick, ME
Publisher: Printed at the Office of the Morning Star
Date Published: 1831
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 9412
396pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Original full leather with gilt bands on backstrip and leather label on backstrip. Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Name (contemporary) in ink on the front free endsheet.
Early Mormon content describing David Marks' visit to the Whitmer family farm in 1830, and his evaluation of the Book of Mormon and its Witnesses. David Whitmer was one of the "Three Witnesses." This is the earliest published description of the Mormons and Mormonism. Wonderful source material detailing life in the 'Burned Over District' and surrounding areas. Flake/Draper 5277. Howes M292.