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 marri ed her.
When ceased this silver mine oppera tions, 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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