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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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dam’d pity we had not got some Mormon there, they  can set broken bones or do any thing else,”—
I tarried with , and administered to him  till he was able to be moved. While at this place I  frequently walked out in the woods, where I saw several  fresh graves; and one day when I rose from the din ner-table, I walked directly to the door and commenced  vomiting most profusely; I raised large quantities of  blood and poisonous matter, and so great were  the muscular contortions of my system that my  jaw was dislocated in a few moments; this I succ eeded in replacing with my own hands, and made  my way to , (who was on the bed) as  speedily as possible, he laid his hands on me  and administered in the name of the Lord,  and I was healed in an instant, although  the effect of the poison had been so powerful,  as to cause much of my the hair to become loosened  from my head. Thanks be to my heavenly fath er for his interference in my behalf at this critical  moment, in the name of Jesus Christ; Amen.
had not had his foot mo ved of from the bed for near four weeks when I went  into his room after a walk in the grove, and told  him if he would agree to start for home in the  morning, we would take a waggon to the river  about four miles, and there would be a ferry  boat in waiting which would take us quickly  across, where we would find a hack which  would take us directly to the landing, where  we should find a boat in waiting, and we  will be going up the River before 10 o’clock  and have a prosperous journey home. He took  courage and told me he would go. We started  the next morning and found every thing  as I had told him, for we were passing rap idly up the river before 10 o clock, and landing  at Wellsville, took stage coach to ,  from thence in a wagon to where <where we arrived some time in June &> I found [p. 215]
dam’d pity we had not got some Mormon there, they can set broken bones or do any thing else,”—
I tarried with , and administered to him till he was able to be moved. While at this place I frequently walked out in the woods, where I saw several fresh graves; and one day when I rose from the dinner-table, I walked directly to the door and commenced vomiting most profusely; I raised large quantities of blood and poisonous matter, and so great were the muscular contortions of my system that my jaw was dislocated in a few moments; this I succeeded in replacing with my own hands, and made my way to , (who was on the bed) as speedily as possible, he laid his hands on me and administered in the name of the Lord, and I was healed in an instant, although the effect of the poison had been so powerful, as to cause much of the hair to become loosened from my head. Thanks be to my heavenly father for his interference in my behalf at this critical moment, in the name of Jesus Christ; Amen.
had not had his foot moved from the bed for near four weeks when I went into his room after a walk in the grove, and told him if he would agree to start for home in the morning, we would take a waggon to the river about four miles, and there would be a ferry boat in waiting which would take us quickly across, where we would find a hack which would take us directly to the landing, where we should find a boat in waiting, and we will be going up the River before 10 o’clock and have a prosperous journey home. He took courage and told me he would go. We started the next morning and found every thing as I had told him, for we were passing rapidly up the river before 10 o clock, and landing at Wellsville, took stage coach to , from thence in a wagon to where we arrived some time in June & I found [p. 215]
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