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“Now the first that my <husband> [Joseph Smith, Jr.] translated [the Book of Mormon], was translated  by the use of the Urim, and Thummim, and that was the part that Martin Harris lost, after that he used a small stone, not exactly, black, but was rather a dark color.”

~Emma Smith Bidamon to Emma S. Pilgrim – 27 March 1870, RLDS library archives; see also Dan Vogel, Early Mormon Documents 1:532~