Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

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  • Historical Introduction
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the evening after arrived
he was buried the next day although  had not yet arrived . The cause of our aparently  hasty movements in this respect was that Joseph  could not remain at home any longer as he was oblig ed to leave in order to conclude the arrangements  which were making the to secure the lives of the  our from invaders and his own person  from assasination The evening after My [was?]  buried came bringing her  on a bed sick with the ague when she remained  with us some length of time for we felt so desolat[e]  that we could not endure to be separated more  than was <could> possibly to be avoided <3 months> soon after this the  charte[r] for a city with extensive priviledges was re ceved and we rejoiced greatly in the favor, of the  at this time Joseph became Lieut General [p. [10], bk. 18]
he was buried the next day although had not yet arrived . The cause of our aparently hasty movements in this respect was that Joseph could not remain at home any longer as he was obliged to leave in order to conclude the arrangements which were making to secure the our from invaders and his own person from assasination The evening after My [was] buried came bringing her on a bed sick with the ague she remained with us some length of time for we felt so desolate that we could not endure to be separated more than could possibly be avoided 3 months after this the charter for a city with extensive priviledges was receved and we rejoiced greatly in the favor, at this time Joseph became Lieut General [p. [10], bk. 18]
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