Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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While Joseph was laboring for this , he boarded a short time with ; at which time interval he became acquainted with his daughter, Miss. , and immediately commenced paying his addresses to her, and, at a subsequent period married her.
When ceased this silver mine opperations, Joseph returned again to his ’s house. Soon after which we received intelligence of the arrival of a new agent for the Everson land, of which our farm was a portion. This caused us to recal to our recolection the last payment; which was now due, and which must be made, before we could obtain a deed of the place. Shortly after this the above , and another gentleman by the name of , came into our neighborhood to make a purchase of a quantity of wheat; and, as we had sown a considerable that year, we made a contract with them to deliver <them> a certain quanity of wheat or flour the ensuing fall; for which we were to receive <the> cash on the delivery of the same; and in this way we were going to make the final payment.
This being done, my sent to inform the Agent, who was living in , that the money <for the last payment> should be forth coming, as soon as the 25th of December 1825. The agent said, that this would do; and agreed to keep the land until that time. Having thus, as we supposed, made all secure pertaining to the land, we gave ouselves no further uneasiness concerning the matter.
The time having about arrived for the payment to be made, and, as my was about setting off starting to and ’s for the money, [p. 96]
While Joseph was laboring for this , he boarded a short time with ; at which interval he became acquainted with his daughter, Miss. , and immediately commenced paying his addresses to her, and, at a subsequent period married her.
When ceased his silver mine opperations, Joseph returned again to his ’s house. Soon after which we received intelligence of the arrival of a new agent for the Everson land, of which our farm was a portion. This caused us to recal to our recolection the last payment; which was now due, and which must be made, before we could obtain a deed of the place. Shortly after this the above , and another gentleman by the name of , came into our neighborhood to make a purchase of a quantity of wheat; and, as we had sown a considerable that year, we made a contract with them to deliver them a certain quanity of wheat or flour the ensuing fall; for which we were to receive the cash on the delivery of the same; and in this way we were going to make the final payment.
This being done, my sent to inform the Agent, who was living in , that the money for the last payment should be forth coming, as soon as the 25th of December 1825. The agent said, that this would do; and agreed to keep the land until that time. Having thus, as we supposed, made all secure pertaining to the land, we gave ouselves no further uneasiness concerning the matter.
The time having about arrived for the payment to be made, and, as my was about starting to and ’s for the money, [p. 96]
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