We know that Oliver Cowdery, Parley P. Pratt, Peter Whitmer Jr. and Ziba Peterson had great success in the Kirtland area during their 1830-31 mission to the Lamanites. What we usually don’t hear is their success in the Missouri area. How many baptisms did they have?
$71,000 was found to help boost Utah’s economy.
Leonard J. Arrington, Great Basin Kingdom (Cambridge: University Press, 1958); Eugene E. Campbell, “Mormon Gold Mining Mission of 1849.” BYU Studies 2 (Winter 1960), 19-31. August 1959; J. Kenneth Davies, Mormon Gold: The Story of California’s Mormon Argonauts (Salt Lake City: Olympus Publishing, 1984).