After the Saints left the ships and boarded the train for Nebraska, the elders in charge would warn the Saints not to do what?
a. Give out Books of Mormon
b. Speak about Joseph Smith
c. To not say a word
d. To pray and sing
The number of convert baptisms in North America by the end of 1837, prior to the first British mission, was over 16,000. Realize that just seven short years earlier in June of 1830 there were only 6 members.
James B. Allen and Glen M. Leonard, The Story of the Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1992), 83.