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“Mr. Alva Hale [Emma’s brother] says: ‘Joe Smith never handled one shovel full of earth in those diggings. All that Smith did was to peep with stone and hat, and give directions where and how to dig, and when and where the enchantment removed the treasure.'”

Joseph Lewis (Emma Smith’s cousin), Amboy Journal – Vol. XXIV. No. 11., “Review of Mormonism: Rejoiner to Elder Cadwell.” (Amboy, IL: Amboy Journal, 11 June 1897).