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The founder of Mormonism

a psychological study of Joseph Smith, Jr

by Woodbridge Riley

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Published by Dodd, Mead & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844.,
  • Mormons -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [427]-446.

    Statementby I. Woodbridge Riley ; with an introductory preface by George Trumbull Ladd
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8695.S6 R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 446 p. ;
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24188040M
    OCLC/WorldCa12904634

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