Supernatural treasure-seeking was a popular phenomenon in the American Northeast during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and many early Mormons, including founder Joseph Smith, were known to have engaged in it. Here I’ve compiled a topical guide of 18th and 19th century century sources that give us a glimpse of what the treasure-seeking experience involved.

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