Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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father to [8 words illegible]  abode esp[6 words illegible]  wife <family> and one bed and [6 words illegible]  <*> <for he did not know what>  go immediately to <*> [5 words illegible]  <Chambers> ld go to waterloo straightway and prepare a place for [illegible]  family and that the Lord would sof[t]en the hearts of the people at in th[illegible]  and he Should find favor in their eyes— for his enemies w[ere]  also seeking his destruction— <Now see s first mission book> set off the next morn[ing]  <Sharp revises> [abo]ut ten Oclock— Joseph went to Macedon with his and  commenced preaching— <which he continued for some time> making appointments alternately in  Macedon and — after which he retu rned <went> to waterloo— and were also gone from home
<New Chap> had not been long absent when one the people neighbors  called one after another and enquired where was gone I told  each one that he was in — I was much concerned to  see the remarkably <unusually> inqusitiveness of the disposition whic[h] [2 words illegible]  [peo]ple manifested and wondered greatly what the cau[se] [2 words illegible]  ny the occurances of the 3 succeeding days made me to [2 words illegible]  I had felt any uneasiness at this— on thursday abou[t] [2 words illegible]  an old man who was a Quaker came to the hou[se] [illegible]  requested to see my immediately upon comeing into  his presence he said Friend I have hold a note ag[ain] st thee Which I have lately purchased of $14 and came to  see if thee had the money for me”— My asked him wh  he purchased the note (how [2 words illegible] an to be a [2 words illegible] [p. [2], bk. [10]]
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father to abode esp family and one bed and * for he did not know what go immediately to * Chambers ld go to waterloo straightway and prepare a place for family that the Lord would soften the hearts of people in th and he Should find favor in their eyes— for his enemies were also seeking his destruction— Now see s first mission book set off the next morning Sharp revises [abo]ut ten Oclock— Joseph went to Macedon with his and commenced preaching— which he continued for some time making appointments alternately in Macedon and — after which he went to waterloo— and were also gone from home
New Chap had not been long absent when the neighbors called one after another and enquired where was gone I told each one that he was in — I was much concerned to see the remarkably unusually inqusitive disposition which people manifested and wondered greatly what the cause the occurances of the 3 succeeding days made me to I had felt any uneasiness at this— on thursday about an old man who was a Quaker came to the house requested to see my immediately upon comeing into his presence he said Friend I hold a note against thee Which I have lately purchased of $14 and came to see if thee had the money for me”— My asked him wh he purchased the note (how an to be a [p. [2], bk. [10]]
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