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The First Splinter (1831)

Monday, May 7th, 2007
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According to George A. Smith, speaking in the tabernacle in Salt Lake City in January 1858, the first schismatic group in the Restored Church was established in Kirtland, Ohio, in 1831. Wycam Clark and Northrop Sweet, both having been converted by the Lamanite Missionaries in November 1830, joined with four other apostates and established what [...]