Remarks, 3 October 1843, as Reported by Robert D. Foster

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Gen. Smith then arose and in a very touching and suitable manner, tendered his thanks to the company, for the encomiums and honors conferred on him. He recited the many woes through which he had passed, the persecutions he had suffered and the love he had for the brethren and citizens of . He tendered his gratitude for the pleasing prospects that surrounded him, to the great giver of all good. He said he thought that his case was similar to that of old Job’s; that after he had suffered and drank the very dregs of affliction the Lord had remembered him in mercy and was about to bless him abundan[t]ly. [p. [3]]
Gen. Smith then arose and in a very touching and suitable manner, tendered his thanks to the company, for the encomiums and honors conferred on him. He recited the many woes through which he had passed, the persecutions he had suffered and the love he had for the brethren and citizens of . He tendered his gratitude for the pleasing prospects that surrounded him, to the great giver of all good. He said he thought that his case was similar to that of old Job’s; that after he had suffered and drank the very dregs of affliction the Lord had remembered him in mercy and was about to bless him abundantly. [p. [3]]
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