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The Book of Mormon contains nine epistles—two pastoral, one prophetic, and six dealing with war. The “Psalm of Nephi” is the only psalm in the Book of Mormon, called such because it is a song of praise, betraying deep religious feeling. A good example of lamentation literature occurs in Mormon 6.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Sperry, Sidney B.
"Types of Literature in the Book of Mormon: Epistles, Psalms, Lamentations,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 4
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol4/iss1/12