Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Joseph called my and myself aside, and  said: “I have been very lonely ever since  died, and I have concluded to get married; and,  if you have no objections, Miss would  be my choice before any other woman I have ever seen.”  We were pleased with his selection; and not only  gave our consent to his marrying her, but requested,  that he <should> bring her home, with <him> and live with us: acc ordingly he set off with his for

Chapter 22

Chap. 22.
 
looses his farmJoseph Smith  Jr. is marriedhas another interview with the angel,  by whom he is chastizedreceived farther instruction.
 
In a few days after my ’s departure,  I set myself to work to put my house in order,  for the reception of my son’s ; and I felt all  that pride and ambition in doing so, that is common  to mothers upon such occasions. My oldest son  had, previous to this, formed a matrimonial relation  with one of the most excellent of women; with whom  I had seen much enjoyment; and I hoped for as  much happiness with my second daughterinlaw, as  I had received from the society of the first, and [p. 97]
Joseph called my and myself aside, and said: “I have been very lonely ever since — died, and I have concluded to get married; and, if you have no objections, Miss would be my choice before any other woman I have ever seen.” We were pleased with his selection; and not only gave our consent to his marrying her, but requested, that he should bring her home, with him and live with us: accordingly he set off with his for

Chapter 22

Chap. 22.
 
looses his farmJoseph Smith Jr. is marriedhas another interview with the angel, by whom he is chastizedreceived farther instruction.
 
In a few days after my ’s departure, I set myself to work to put my house in order, for the reception of my son’s ; and I felt all that pride and ambition in doing so, that is common to mothers upon such occasions. My oldest son had, previous to this, formed a matrimonial relation with one of the most excellent of women; with whom I had seen much enjoyment; and I hoped for as much happiness with my second daughterinlaw, as I had received from the society of the first, and [p. 97]
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