Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<Farewell Farewell in heaven I shall>
<I hope in to meet you all>
 
<# lovina placed her fingers on her nose and said My nose is now quite cold She then bade them farewell and sung the hymn>
 
<continued from last page>
<When they their speech returned they fixed their eyes on my brother and said Mr Mack We look upon you as a savior for you have been the means of rescuing us from a a watery tomb and and one said Oh that we could always live near you for we are now assured that you have not only wisdom to counsil but when Men have spurned your best advice you have still a greatness of soul which will stimulate you to risk even your own life to save an erring fellow man and I will never l[e]ave you as long as I live for I want to dwell with you and convince you that I remmember you and will never slight your councill again— in this they all concured and they did carry out their purpose in very deed and truth he was always a liberal in life which caused him to be greatly mourned in death Died in tunbridge here is to be left to be filled when referance can be had to Mr covey>
 
<Notes continued after got to printing he went to farm and commenced building and preaching— went home after he settled the affair with Cole. Sectarians held another meeting said that the Smith family could not pay the printer had Who stopped work and we had <to> send to Joseph he came up> [p. [18], bk. [1]]
Farewell Farewell in heaven I shall
I hope in to meet you all
 
# lovina placed her fingers on her nose and said My nose is now quite cold She then bade them farewell and sung the hymn
 
continued from last page
When their speech returned they fixed their eyes on my brother and said Mr Mack We look upon you as a savior for you have been the means of rescuing us from a watery tomb and one said Oh that we could always live near you for we are now assured that you have not only wisdom to counsil but when Men have spurned your best advice you have still a greatness of soul which will stimulate you to risk even your own life to save an erring fellow man and I will never leave you as long as I live for I want to dwell with you and convince you that I remmember you and will never slight your councill again— in this they all concured and they did carry out their purpose in very deed and truth he was always a liberal in life which caused him to be greatly mourned in death Died in tunbridge here is to be left to be filled when referance can be had to Mr covey
 
Notes continued after got to printing he went to farm and commenced building and preaching— went home after he settled the affair with Cole. Sectarians held another meeting said that the Smith family could not pay the printer Who stopped work and we had to send to Joseph he came up [p. [18], bk. [1]]
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