# Varient Symbols

From Book of Mormon Onomasticon

Symbols Used: 0 = original manuscript 1 = printer's manuscript A = 1830, Palmyra, New York edition B = 1837 Kirtland, Ohio edition S1 = Oliver Cowdery S2 = unknown scribe x ( ), ( ), ( ), etc. = Shows missing parts of the name in the manuscript x > y = change of x to y x >+ y = change of x to y with more ink flow x >- y = change of x to y with less ink flow x >% y = change of x to y by erasure x > NULL = deletion of x x/y = ambiguity: either x or y >jg = John Gilbert, 1830 typesetter >js = Joseph Smith, editing for 1837 edition (2x), (3x), etc. = the number of times a name occurs in a given verse<pre>