Mosiah 1:6 Textual Variants

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and behold also the plates of Nephi which contain the [record > records 1|records ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRST] and the sayings of our fathers

Here Oliver Cowdery initially wrote the singular record, then inserted the plural s. The level of ink flow is unchanged, which suggests that the change is nearly immediate and is a correction to the reading of the original manuscript. The use of the plural records is supported by the plural usage in a nearby verse:

Summary: Retain in Mosiah 1:6 the plural records since it appears to be a virtually immediate correction to the original manuscript.

Analysis of Textual Variants of the Book of Mormon, Part. 2