An angel appeared in 1827

The original version of The Book of Commandments in 1830 says that an angel was the way Joseph Smith, the translator of The Book of Mormon, learned about the book.

While the general reference preceded a mention of a particular name, it does assert that an angel appeared in 1827.

(more at MormonThink)

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Rhett Wilkinson

Rhett's work has been seen in USA TODAY, ESPN and the Pew Forum. At nine years old, he wrote stories about a child of Han Solo and Leia Organa named Ben, so he's waiting for Lucasfilm to pay up. Reach him at

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