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In the handwritten Printer’s Manuscript copy of the pre-1830 Book of Mormon, the town of HELAMAN is changed to HELAM twelve times by Oliver Cowdery. The Original (from which the PM is gleaned) is damaged, so we cannot be certain ‘which way’ the city is named in it. However, since the changes in the PM by Oliver Cowdery are AFTER he copied the text, one could deduce that the original was HELAMAN. The current version keeps the corrections as HELAM, even though it seems obvious that these 12 instances fell from Joseph’s lips as HELAMAN.