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Faster mp3s for the NT, PoGP, D&C

I posted a sped-up version of the Book of Mormon more than a year ago and have had many people download it and comment about how much it improved their listening experience. After many requests, I’m also posting the faster New Testament, Pearl of Great Price, and Doctrine & Covenants. You’ll have to be a very active listener, but the faster speed means that you won’t be falling asleep listening to these scriptures! These are…

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Family History in Living Color

Okay, this is the last Levi Jackman post for a while, I promise. In the Church History Library’s online collections is a photo of my ancestor, Levi Jackman. It’s higher quality than anything I’ve seen before, but not the resolution I really would have liked. Oh well. So after having attempted some minor photo colorization projects in the past for books I’ve published, I decided to get serious. I watched several tutorials and read several…

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Levi Jackman’s Lost Pages

As you can see, I’ve been on a Levi Jackman kick lately. While I was at the Church History Library, I discovered a journal under the call# MS6807 which contained some notes from his time working as treasurer for the Salt Lake School District No. 16. After the school notes, however, was another few pages that were written as part of his life sketch, but were not found by whoever transcribed the original document. The…

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Levi Jackman Mission Journal 1835-1844

When I was at the Church History Library I discovered a journal by Levi Jackman that I had not heard of before, one that documented two of his missions. The first was from Missouri to Kirtland in 1835, the second was from Nauvoo to the Alton, Illinois, area in 1844. The second mission was cut short by the death of Joseph and Hyrum. The events of the journals had been condensed by Levi Jackman and…

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Levi Jackman Letter from Kirtland, OH, February 1836

This is the second letter preserved in the Church History Library from Levi Jackman to his family (from the same manuscript and microfilm: MS 4453). The first letter was dated July 27th, 1835. In Levi’s autobiography, he marks the following day with this entry: Tuesday, July 28 – (My birthday) I commenced work on the temple, and worked 194 days. The House was dedicated on Sunday, March 27, 1836. During my stay in this place I boarded…

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Levi Jackman Letter from Kirtland, OH, July 1835

I recently made a trip down to the Church History Library in Salt Lake City, to try to gather some documents pertaining to my ancestor Levi Jackman. While some of the documents have been copied and distributed for many years, other documents seem to just be cropping up in the catalog, and don’t seem to have been distributed among family members, at least not among my branch of the family. After following the slow and…

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7 Generation Genealogy Charts

As part of my work in genealogy, I often created high-quality large-format pedigree charts for clients or relatives. These charts measured 18×24 inches, and featured seven generations of ancestors. They’re not the colorful fan charts, or the data-heavy wall charts you see elsewhere. These are simple but classy charts to be framed and hung on the wall for many years. For the last several years, I’ve had requests from many friends and family to share…

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LDS Audio Files Now On Google Drive

Alright, alright, so there’s been THOUSANDS of you who have tried to download the LDS Audio files I have uploaded here, and a large portion of you are now getting errors with the zip files. It seems the hosting service or the download process is corrupting the file. Not cool.  Don’t worry though, I think I’ve fixed the problem. I hope. I have now uploaded all the files to Google Drive and made the files…

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BYU Roundtable Discussions – Separated

JAN 2014 EDIT: These links will still work for some of you, but to resolve many of the issues people were having with downloading these, I have uploaded them to Google Drive. See the new links HERE. So there’s been hundreds of you who have downloaded the BYU Roundtable Discussions, a massive file including almost 5 gigabytes of MP3 audio files.  I’ve loved listening to them, but some of you have been unable to download…

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Wide Margin Edition – All Standard Works

Wow, a few months ago I posted the Wide Margin Edition of the Book of Mormon.  HUNDREDS of you have come here to download that PDF, which has been astonishing.  Some of you asked for editions of other standard works, and when the new revisions were released recently, you also asked for an updated PDF.  Well, I aim to please; ask and ye shall receive: Book of Mormon Doctrine and Covenants Pearl of Great Price…

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