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“[Lorenzo Snow] showed me the Seerers Stone that the Prophet Joseph Smith had by which he done some of the Translating of the Book of Mormon with. I handeled [sic] it with my own hands. I felt as though I see & was handling a very Sacred thing. I trust & feel that it will work in his [Lorenzo Snow’s] hands as it did in the Prophet Joseph Smiths hands … color was mahoganey.”

Frederick Kesler – Diary – 1 February 1899 (Salt Lake City, UT: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah).