Lyman Wight and the Texas Option of 1844 : A Forgotten Mormon Alternative
Bringhurst, Newell G.,Hamer, John C.
Scattering of the Saints : Schism within Mormonism
John Whitmer Books
This chapter gives a brief overview of Lyman Wight and the one hundred and fifty Mormons who left the main body of the Church for a new home in the Texas Republic. Van Wagenen discusses some of the communities that were established, and also what happened to these people after the death of Lyman Wight.