Mormon Historical Studies - Fall 2004 | Vol. 5 | No. 2

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This issue of Mormon Historical Studies contains articles about the Palawai Basin, the first gathering place in Hawaii; Sampson Avard, and Mormonism in Upper Canada between 1833 and 1843.

Also included in this issues is an interview with Charles S. Peterson, and descriptions of the dedication of an historical marker at Lanai, Hawaii, a description of the Nathaniel H. Felt Home dedication in Salem, MA, and a review of A Widow’s Tale: 1884-1896 Diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, by Charles M. Hatch and Todd Compton.

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Introduction & Contents

Editor’s Letter

The Palawai Pioneers on the Island of Lanai: The First Hawaiian Latter-day Saint Gathering Place (1854–1864)

Sampson Avard: The First Danite

The Politicization of Religious Dissent: Mormonism in Upper Canada, 1833–1843

Orson Pratt’s [An] Interesting Account of Several Remarkable Visions: A Seminal Scottish Imprint in Early Mormon History

Name Index

Historic Research Index

Licensing Ministers of the Gospel in Kirtland, Ohio


Old Testament Manuscript 3: An Early Transcript of the Book of Moses

Conversation with Historian

Defining the Mormon West: An Interview with Charles S. Peterson

Historic Sites

Dedication of the Palawai Historical Marker on the Island of Lanai, Hawaii

Historic Nathaniel H. Felt Home Dedicated in Salem, Massachusetts

Book Review

A Widow’s Tale: 1884–1896 Diary of Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, Charles M. Hatch and Todd Compton, transc. and eds. – Reviewed by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and David M. Whitchurch