Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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  • Historical Introduction
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great was my joy. Many of my readers may know my pres ent situation; these can imagine, with what feelings I rec ite such scenes, as that which followed the reunion of our  family; but let it pass— immagination must supply  the elipsis; for, were I to indulge my feelings upon such  occasions as this, my strength would not support me to the  end of my Narrative
Soon after arriving we arrived at , a pair of twins were  brought to , which were given her in the place of a p air if her own, that had died.
 

Chapter 40

Chap. 40.
 
’s first mission to
 
We removed a ’s two weeks, then removed  our family to a farm which had been purchased by Joseph  for the church. On this farm my family were all establis hed with this arrangement, that we were to cultivate the fa rm and from the fruit of our labor we were to receive our  support; but all over and above this was to be used for the  comfort of strangers or brethren, who were travelling through  the place
About this time Joseph was requested by  and his company, who were then in , to send some  elders to assist them. He enquired of the Lord and received  the revelation contained in the Book of Times and Seasons vol—  3 <5> Page 416 <417> in which and [p. 206]
great was my joy. Many of my readers may know my present situation; these can imagine, with what feelings I recite such scenes, as that which followed the reunion of our family; but let it pass— immagination must supply the elipsis; for, were I to indulge my feelings upon such occasions as this, my strength would not support me to the end of my Narrative
Soon after we arrived at , a pair of twins were brought to , which were given her in the place of a pair if her own, that had died.
 

Chapter 40

Chap. 40.
 
’s first mission to
 
We removed a ’s two weeks, then removed our family to a farm which had been purchased by Joseph for the church. On this farm my family were all established with this arrangement, that we were to cultivate the farm and from the fruit of our labor we were to receive our support; but all over and above this was to be used for the comfort of strangers or brethren, who were travelling through the place
About this time Joseph was requested by and his company, who were then in , to send some elders to assist them. He enquired of the Lord and received the revelation contained in the Times and Seasons vol— 5 Page 417 in which and [p. 206]
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