- Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- July 4, 1776 – Ratified
”March 1, 1842.”
At the request of Mr. John Wentworth, editor and proprietor of the Chicago Democrat, I have written the following sketch of the rise, progress, persecution, and faith of the Latter-day Saints, of which I have the honor, under God, of being the founder.
Author: Joseph Smith
Author: United States Congress