Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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but one copy to the office at a time; so that, if one copy should be destroyed, there would still be a copy remaining— Third, that, in going to and from the office, he should always have a guard to attend him for the purpose of protecting the manuscript.— Fourth, that a guard should be kept constantly on the watch, both night and day, about the house, to protect the manuscript from malicious persons, who would infest the house for the purpose of destroying it. All these things were strictly attended to, [5 words illegible] according to the commandment, and; after [2 words illegible] which of printing commenced Joseph returned to
 
Chapter 32
Chap. 32.
 
The printing is begunmeeting council of the citizens held in reference to the Book
 
commenced the work immediately after Joseph left; and the printing went on very well for a season; but the clouds of persecution again began to gather: the rabble and a party of restless religionists began to counsel together, as to the most efficient means of putting a stop to our proceedings. About [p. 159]
but one copy to the office at a time; so that, if one copy should be destroyed, there would still be a copy remaining— Third, that, in going to and from the office, he should always have a guard to attend him for the purpose of protecting the manuscript.— Fourth, that a guard should be kept constantly on the watch, both night and day, about the house, to protect the manuscript from malicious persons, who would infest the house for the purpose of destroying it. All these things were strictly attended to, according to the commandment, ; after which Joseph returned to
 
Chapter 32
Chap. 32.
 
The printing is beguncouncil of the citizens held in reference to the Book
 
commenced the work immediately after Joseph left; and the printing went on very well for a season; but the clouds of persecution again began to gather: the rabble and a party of restless religionists began to counsel together, as to the most efficient means of putting a stop to our proceedings. About [p. 159]
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