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THE

RISE AND FALL OF NAUVOO.

BY ELDER B. H. ROBERTS,

AUTHOR OF "OUTLINES OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY," "A New WITNESS FOR GOD,”. "THE Missouri PERSECUTIONS,'' “THE GOSPEL." "SUCCESSION

IN THE PRESIDENCY," ETC.

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH:
THE DESERET NEWS, PUBLISHERS.

1900.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

JUL 1 1914
CHARLES ELLIOTT PERKINS
MEMORIAL COLLECTION

PREFACE.

THE RISE AND FALL OF NAUVOO is a companion volume

1 and stands in historical sequence to “The Missouri Persecutions.” It was written with the same object in view, viz., “To place in the hands of the youth of the Latter-day Saints a full statement of the persecutions endured by the early members of The Church in this last dispensation; * * * that they may be made acquainted with the sacrifices which their fathers have made for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.” And I indulge the same hope with reference to this book that I did with respect to "The Missouri Persecutions," viz., that by “becoming acquainted with the story of the sufferings of the early Saints, the faith of the Gospel will become all the more dear to the hearts of their immediate posterity, and all the youth of Zion, for many generations to come.”*

THE AUTHOR.

* See Preface to “The Missouri Persections."

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