The Golden Plates
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    The Golden Plates

    Gratefully

    1. The golden plates lay hidden

    Deep in the mountainside,

    Until God found one faithful,

    In whom he could confide.

    2. A record made by Nephi,

    Written in days of old;

    Now, in the Book of Mormon,

    The story is retold.

    Words: Rose Thomas Graham, 1875–1967

    Music: J. Spencer Cornwall, 1888–1983. Arr. © 1989 IRI

    Joseph Smith—History 1:51–53, 59