Book of Mormon, Witnesses, Modern Church
This article contains descriptions of the gold plates quoted directly from individuals who were closely associated with Joseph Smith Jr. Among those quoted are Martin Harris, Orson Pratt, and Emma Smith. The compiler also comments on the material of the plates.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Henrichsen, Kirk B.
"How Witnesses Described the Gold Plates,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 10
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol10/iss1/4