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“‘Mormon Hill’ had been long designated as the place in which countless treasures were buried; Joseph the elder, had ‘spaded’ up many a foot of the hill side to find them, and Joseph, Jr. had on more than one occasion accompanied him.”

Newark Daily Advertiser – 8 August 1856, “Mormonism in its Infancy” (Newark, NJ: Newark Daily Advertiser, 13 August 1856).