Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

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travel, he went with his uncle Jesse Smith to for  the benefit of his health, hoping the sea-breezes  would be of service <to him>; and in this he was not dis appointed.
After about a year of sickness and distress, hea lth again returned to our family; and we indeed  realized the blessing, and felt to acknowledge the  hand of God, more in preserving our lives through  such a tremendous scene of affliction, than had  we seen nothing but health and prosperity, in the  same time.
 

Chapter 17

Chap. 17.
 
moves to Norwichthence to  his dream of the Imagesof the Judgment.
 
When [illegible] health returned to our family, as one  would naturally suppose, it found us in quite  low circumstances: and <we> were compelled to strain every  energy to provide for our present necessities, with that instead of  making arrangements for the future; as we had pre viously contemplated.
Shortly after sickness left us, we moved to Nor wich, in the state of . Here we establised  ourselves on a farm, belonging to one Esq Moredock.  The first year our crops failed. Yet, by selling fruit  that grew on the place, we obtained bread for the  family; and thus <we were enabled,>, by making considerable exertion, we  were enabled to sustain ourselves. [p. 63]
travel, he went with his uncle Jesse Smith to for the benefit of his health, hoping the sea-breezes would be of service to him; and in this he was not disappointed.
After about a year of sickness and distress, health again returned to our family; and we indeed realized the blessing, and felt to acknowledge the hand of God, more in preserving our lives through such a tremendous scene of affliction, than had we seen nothing but health and prosperity, in the same time.
 

Chapter 17

Chap. 17.
 
moves to Norwichthence to his dream of the Imagesof the Judgment.
 
When health returned to our family, as one would naturally suppose, it found us in quite low circumstances: and we were compelled to strain every energy to provide for our present necessities, instead of making arrangements for the future; as we had previously contemplated.
Shortly after sickness left us, we moved to Norwich, in the state of . Here we establised ourselves on a farm, belonging to one Esq Moredock. The first year our crops failed. Yet, by selling fruit that grew on the place, we obtained bread for the family; and thus we were enabled,, by making considerable exertion, to sustain ourselves. [p. 63]
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