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JR JOSEPH SMITH

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 267 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JR JOSEPH SMITH. (1805–1844), the founder, in April 183o, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was born in Sharon, Vermont, on the 23rd of December 18o5. He was killed by a mob in a jail at Carthage, Illinois, on the 27th of June 1844. (See MORMONS.)
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