History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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30 March–24 April 1832 • Friday–Tuesday

During the mob one of the twins received a severe  cold, and continued to grow worse till friday, and died  The Mobbers were composed of various religious parties  but mostly Campbellites, Methodists and Baptists, who  continued to molest and menace ’s  house for a long time. removed to  with his family, then sick with the meazles, the follow ing wednesday; and on account of the he mob he went to  , Saturday April second first. Sunday, April, second,  I started for in company with  , and : To fulfill the revelation.  Not wishing to go by , as another mob existed in that  neighborhood, (and indeed the spirit of mobocracy was  very prevalent through that region of country at that time,)  Brother took us in his waggon, by the most  expeditious route to Warren, where we arrived the  same day, and were there joined by ,  who left in the morning; and proceeding onward  we arrived at Wellsville the next day, and the day following  at Steubenville where we left the waggon; and on wed nesday the fifth of April we took passage on board  a steam packet for Wheeling, Virginia; where we  purchased a lot of Paper for the Press in Zion, then  in care of .
After we left , fearing for the safety  of my family on account of the mob, I wrote to my  , (in connextion with ,) to have her  go to and tarry with his family till our  return. She went to to ’s, and ’s Aunt, Sarah Smith, (who was then living with  her,) enquired of her Niece if my was going to  stay there; and, on being answered in the affirmative,  said she should go away, for there was not room  enough for both of them: accordingly in vited my to leave, which she did immediately,  having enjoyed about two hours visit. She then  went to Brother ’s— and  —and , where I found her, very  disconsolate, on my return. [p. 209]

30 March–24 April 1832 • Friday–Tuesday

During the mob one of the twins received a severe cold, and continued to grow worse till friday, and died The Mobbers were composed of various religious parties but mostly Campbellites, Methodists and Baptists, who continued to molest and menace ’s house for a long time. removed to with his family, then sick with the meazles, the following wednesday; and on account of the mob he went to , Saturday April first. Sunday, April, second, I started for in company with , and : To fulfill the revelation. Not wishing to go by , as another mob existed in that neighborhood, (and indeed the spirit of mobocracy was very prevalent through that region of country at that time,) Brother took us in his waggon, by the most expeditious route to Warren, where we arrived the same day, and were there joined by , who left in the morning; and proceeding onward we arrived at Wellsville the next day, and the day following at Steubenville where we left the waggon; and on wednesday the fifth of April we took passage on board a steam packet for Wheeling, Virginia; where we purchased a lot of Paper for the Press in Zion, then in care of .
After we left , fearing for the safety of my family on account of the mob, I wrote to my , (in connextion with ,) to have her go to and tarry with his family till our return. She went to to ’s, and ’s Aunt, Sarah Smith, (who was then living with her,) enquired of her Niece if my was going to stay there; and, on being answered in the affirmative, said she should go away, for there was not room enough for both of them: accordingly invited my to leave, which she did immediately, having enjoyed about two hours visit. She then went to Brother ’s— and —and , where I found her, very disconsolate, on my return. [p. 209]
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