“An Epistle”

W. Cleon Skousen

With all of the dissensions and disputations going on among the Nephite it is rather astonishing that they had elected a strong religious-oriented governor. His name was Lachoneus.

The righteous judge Lachoneus received a rather amazing letter from the supreme leader of the Gadianton robbers. The letter started out with a classical example of the "flattering words" that criminally-minded confidence schemers are experts in using.

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