Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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and left for . When they  arrived at New Albany, had the misfortune to  get his leg broke<n>. This detained Joseph; who remained in order  to take care of him, 4 weeks at Mr. Porters Public house at . While they were at this place, Joseph had poison ad ministered to him in his food, which opperated very violently  upon his system, but he soon recovered.
As soon as was able to travel again, they pur sued their journey; and arrived in some time in the m onth of June. When Joseph got home, he immediately procured a  house for ; and after making his family comfortable he th en went on a mission to the East, leaving his family in the care of  . Shortly after he left was born.
After Joseph returned from his Mission to the East, he estab lished a school for the Elders; and called them all home from the  different parts of the country where they had been laboring. This was  called the school of Prophets; and was kept in an upper room of  the house where Joseph [illegible] resided
At this time my sons were all called home; and shortly  after they arrived, Joseph took [4 words illegible] all the male portion of our  room <family>, and administered to them, the ordinance of the washing  of feet; after which the spirit fell upon them, and they  spake in tongues and prophesied. The brethren gathered to gether to witness the manifestation of the power of God. At that  time I was on the farm a short distance from the place  where the meeting was held; and my children being anxious  that I should enjoy the meeting sent a messenger in great haste  after me. I went without delay, and shared with the rest, the  most glorious outporing of the spirit of God, that had ever  before taken place in the church. We felt that we had gained  a decided victory over the adversary, and,
‘We could not believe
That we ever should grieve
Or ever should sorrow again” [p. 220]
and left for . When they arrived at New Albany, had the misfortune to get his leg broken. This detained Joseph; who remained in order to take care of him, 4 weeks at Mr. Porters Public house at . While they were at this place, Joseph had poison administered to him in his food, which opperated very violently upon his system, but he soon recovered.
As soon as was able to travel again, they pursued their journey; and arrived in some time in the month of June. When Joseph got home, he immediately procured a house for ; and after making his family comfortable he then went on a mission to the East, leaving his family in the care of . Shortly after he left was born.
After Joseph returned from his Mission to the East, he established a school for the Elders; and called them all home from the different parts of the country where they had been laboring. This was called the school of Prophets; and was kept in an upper room of the house where Joseph resided
At this time my sons were all called home; and shortly after they arrived, Joseph took all the male portion of our family, and administered to them, the ordinance of the washing of feet; after which the spirit fell upon them, and they spake in tongues and prophesied. The brethren gathered together to witness the manifestation of the power of God. At that time I was on the farm a short distance from the place where the meeting was held; and my children being anxious that I should enjoy the meeting sent a messenger in great haste after me. I went without delay, and shared with the rest, the most glorious outporing of the spirit of God, that had ever before taken place in the church. We felt that we had gained a decided victory over the adversary, and,
‘We could not believe
That we ever should grieve
Or ever should sorrow again” [p. 220]
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