Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

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  • Historical Introduction
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<N B s mission with  also his letters while absen. put in>
so wet with the rain that the water might have  been wrung from them— She was speechless and  almost stiffened with the cold and effects of her ex posure. We laid her on a bed and the my sons and   and my sons administered to her by the lay ing on of hands— We then changed her clothing gave  her some nourishment and put her into a bed covered  with warm blankets and after pouring a little nour <rice>  water into her mouth She was administered to again.  this time she raised her eyes and seemed to revive  a little I continued to employ every means for  the <her> benefit and that of my other sick children  which lay in my power <in this I was much assisted by and my daaughters who> and <we soon>had they reaped  the reward of my <our> labor for in a short time they  began to med mend and I now Congratulated  myself on the pleasure I should feel in seeing my  children all well and enjoying [e]ach others society agai n after began to set up a little he related the  following vision
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I felt concerned about this for I feared that some evil  was hanging over us but knew nothing of the opper ations of the Mob party untill one day Joseph came  rode up and called told me that he wanted me to  not be at all frightened that the Mob were com ing but we must all keep perfectly quiet and  he wished the sisters to stay within doors and not  suffer themselves to be seen at all in the streets  He that he could not stay with us but for he  wanted to see the brethren and have them keep their  families qu[i]et and at home he rode off but I soon  learned that who the mob were this was the   mob that was sent by the  a company of many 10 000 men that stationed  themselves on [p. [12], bk. 15]
N B s mission with also his letters while absen. put in
so wet with the rain that the water might have been wrung from them— She was speechless and almost stiffened with the cold and effects of her exposure. We laid her on a bed and my and my sons administered to her by the laying on of hands— We then changed her clothing and put her into a bed covered with warm blankets and after pouring a little rice water into her mouth She was administered to again. this time she raised her eyes and seemed to revive a little I continued to employ every means for her benefit and that of my other sick children which lay in my power in this I was much assisted by and my daaughters and we soon reaped the reward of our labor for in a short time they began to mend and I now Congratulated myself on the pleasure I should feel in seeing my children all well and enjoying each others society again after began to set up a little he related the following vision
Refer to
I felt concerned about this for I feared that some evil was hanging over us but knew nothing of the opperations of the Mob party untill one day Joseph rode up and told me not be at all frightened that the Mob were coming but we must all keep perfectly quiet and he wished the sisters to stay within doors and not suffer themselves to be seen in the streets that he could not stay with us for he wanted to see the brethren and have them keep their families quiet and at home he rode off but I soon learned who the mob were this was the mob that was sent by the a company of 10 000 men that stationed themselves on [p. [12], bk. 15]
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