Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows/Index/Chapter 12

Response to claims made in "Chapter 12: I Have Slain My Children"


A work by author: Will Bagley

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Claim
  • The author claims to have found another source by John D. Lee, upon which he relies.

Author's source(s)
  • "Discursive remarks," anonymous manuscript in Utah State Historical Society archives. [ATTENTION!]
Response
  • "Anonymous sources are usually worthless....Blood of the Prophets...spends several pages with the "Discursive Remarks,"...[and] attributes the work to John D. Lee, as if another Lee account can be trusted." [1]

Notes


  1. Robert D. Crockett, "A Trial Lawyer Reviews Will Bagley's Blood of the Prophets," FARMS Review 15/2 (2003): 199–254. off-site