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“[Lucy Mack Smith] once came to my mother to get a stone the children had found, of curious shape. She wanted to use it as a peepstone.”

Samantha (Stafford) Payne – 29 June 1881 affidavit, Ontario County Clerk’s Office, Canandaigua, New York, published in the Ontario County Times – 27 July 1881; See also Dan Vogel, Early Mormon Documents – Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 1998), 121, fn 3.