Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and arrived—  on this excursion My and <*> <*on this journey they passed through there was only 32 houses then in  the place. and preached the first sermon that ever was delivered  in that town> suffered many  many privations of which I will relate one instance only
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— when they arrived in the Elders had mostly got  there before them. After the elders had collected in  (here turn to page 446 of the Times and Seasons and care fully select suitable extracts from the Revelation given in  Zion 1831 also Page 450 Rev given in Zion same date  also the whole revelation commencing Page 451 also then  follow Times and Seasons <down to the revelation Pag 464 there stop awhile> inse[r]ting portions of revelation  Page 463— insert portions of reve Page 464[)]
I will now return to the time when the Elders set out for   the reader will reccollect that my  oldest son was directed to go by the way of When  he was about starting I thought this would be a good oppor tunity for me to visit <the family of> my My Brother stephen Mack  Who had <had> been dead some 4 or 5 years this being 1831 and  my brother died in 1826— was very anxious to have  me accompany him We And <as> my was about returning  home I concl this was another inducement for me to under take the journey I accordingly set off in the month [p. [8], bk. 12]
and arrived— on this excursion My and * *on this journey they passed through there was only 32 houses then in the place. and preached the first sermon that ever was delivered in that town suffered many privations of which I will relate one instance only
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— when they arrived in the Elders had mostly got there before them. After the elders had collected in (here turn to page 446 of the Times and Seasons and carefully select suitable extracts from the Revelation given in Zion 1831 also Page 450 Rev given in Zion same date also the whole revelation commencing Page 451 then follow Times and Seasons down to the revelation Pag 464 there stop awhile — insert portions of reve Page 464)
I will now return to the time when the Elders set out for the reader will reccollect that my oldest son was directed to go by the way of I thought this would be a good opportunity for me to visit the family of my My Brother stephen Mack Who had been dead some 4 or 5 years this being 1831 and my brother died in 1826— was very anxious to have me accompany him And as my was about returning home I this was another inducement for me to undertake the journey I accordingly set off in the month [p. [8], bk. 12]
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