Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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A journal kept by while on A preaching mission with his cousin
 
At a meeting of the High Council held in , I was appointed in company with my cousin , , and , to take a mission to the East and South, for the purpose of raising means to buy out the mobbers in Missouri; also to effect an exchange of farms between the bretheren in the east, and the mobbers in our immediate neighborhood.
On the 26th of September we took leave of our friends, and started on our mission, in company with brother Earl, who proposed taking us in his wagon as far as ,— a distance of 70 miles. We stopped at to see brother Joseph— he sanctioned our mission, and bid us God speed. On our way to we stayed over night with Captain , formerly of the army. He, as also his family, treated us with much kindness. We also called on John Goodson, who, a few days previous, had shared freely in the hospitality of my uncle’s house; yet he had not the politeness to ask, either Cousin or to take breakfast with him.
When we got to the landing we found the river very low, which was the and but one boat, which was the Konsas. [p. 318]
Appendix
Appendix
 
A journal kept by while on A preaching mission with his cousin
 
At a meeting of the High Council held in , I was appointed in company with my cousin , , and , to take a mission to the East and South, for the purpose of raising means to buy out the mobbers in Missouri; also to effect an exchange of farms between the bretheren in the east, and the mobbers in our immediate neighborhood.
On the 26th of September we took leave of our friends, and started on our mission, in company with brother Earl, who proposed taking us in his wagon as far as ,— a distance of 70 miles. We stopped at to see brother Joseph— he sanctioned our mission, and bid us God speed. On our way to we stayed over night with Captain , formerly of the army. He, as also his family, treated us with much kindness. We also called on John Goodson, who, a few days previous, had shared freely in the hospitality of my uncle’s house; yet he had not the politeness to ask, either Cousin or to take breakfast with him.
When we got to the landing we found the river very low, and but one boat, which was the Konsas. [p. 318]
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