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“President Woodruff [remarked] in relation to the seer stone known as ‘Gazalem,’ which was shown of the Lord to the Prophet Joseph to be some thirty feet underground, and which he obtained by digging under the pretense of excavating for a well, as related in his own history. This remarkable stone was used by the Prophet.”

~Wilford Woodruff statement during meeting with James E. Talmage, 22 February 1893, LDS archives, as quoted in D. Michael Quinn’s Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, page 174~