Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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me dozen or twenty persons. One evening <soon> after we com menced singing, a couple of small boys came in; and one  of them stepping softly up to whispered, “, wont you pray pretty soon? Our Mother said, we mu st be home by 8 O’clock and we would like to hear  you pray before we go.” told them, that prayer  should be attended to immediately; accordingly, had  finished the hymn which we were singing, we closed  the evening services with prayer in order that the  little boys might be gratified. And after this, they  were never absent from our evening devotions, while  we remained in the neighborhood.
 
Chapter 38
Chap. 38.
 
The first western missionJoseph Smith Jr.  moves to
 
I mentioned in a foregoing chapter, that <when> Joseph  and left , they went to Macedon . Here he commenced his Ministerial labors; and con tinued, for some time, to preach alternately, in this  place, , Waterloo, and and , till finally he sent for his goods and settled  himself in Waterloo. Soon after this a revelation was  given, commanding , , and , to take a mission to , preaching by the way. As soon as this revelaton  was received, , and several other sisters, began  to make preparations to furnish those, who were set [p. 189]
me dozen or twenty persons. One evening soon after we commenced singing, a couple of small boys came in; and one of them stepping softly up to whispered, “, wont you pray pretty soon? Our Mother said, we must be home by 8 O’clock and we would like to hear you pray before we go.” told them, that prayer should be attended to immediately; accordingly, had finished the hymn which we were singing, we closed the services with prayer in order that the little boys might be gratified. And after this, they were never absent from our evening devotions, while we remained in the neighborhood.
 
Chapter 38
Chap. 38.
 
The first western missionJoseph Smith Jr. moves to
 
I mentioned in a foregoing chapter, that when Joseph and left , they went to Macedon. Here he commenced his Ministerial labors; and continued, for some time, to preach alternately, in this place, , Waterloo, and , till finally he sent for his goods and settled himself in Waterloo. Soon after this a revelation was given, commanding , , and , to take a mission to , preaching by the way. As soon as this revelaton was received, , and several other sisters, began to make preparations to furnish those, who were set [p. 189]
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