Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

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  • Historical Introduction
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on this occasion he stood upon his feet near 3 hours and when he got throug[h] blessing and preaching he laid hands on who had was terribly afflicted with the black canker but was healed very sudenly for there was great manifestations of the spirit of God at this meeting and a person was blessed whom he had never seen before that day and who had not been in the church a fortnight when he blessed her he repeated a prophecy that had before been pronounced upon her head by word for word and told her <​said​> that the spirit testified <​to him​> that she was told these things in her confirmation this surprized her for She had just arrived in With Bro and sister Page and she knew that there had not one word passed between him and my upon the subject— One day subsequent to this. <​on the day of​> On the [blank] day of [blank] I he having had a relapse was confined again to his bed and not able to help himself out [of] it I was standing by the window and saw Joseph coming for he had just arrived from I told that Joseph was coming and cried for joy at the thougt of being spared to see his face again Joseph came immediately into the room and before he left him he laid hands on him and assisted him out of bed— Joseph then went the <​His​> family were rejoiced to see him again for they had heard many reports of danger which threatned his person and they <​​> had suffered much uneasiness on the account— The church had were much also much rejoiced to meet him agan but had they been yielded in their feelings to the influence of circumstances their joy would have been mingled with grief for the br Senate of the sent back our brethren with documents from their councel Hall stating that <​a​> was a sovreign and independant <​the place where our difficulties occurred she​>State. She alone could exercise jurisdiction in the affair of our trouble see report of the comittee on the Judiciary— Times and seasons vol 1.— Page 74— and that whatever might be the outrages committed upon us by the inveterate State of we had no hopes of redress unless we found <​that​> the state of [p. [2], bk. 18]
on this occasion he stood upon his feet near 3 hours and when he got through blessing and preaching he laid hands on who was terribly afflicted with the black canker but was healed very sudenly for there was great manifestations of the spirit of God at this meeting a person was blessed whom he had never seen before that day and who had not been in the church a fortnight when he blessed her he repeated a prophecy that had been pronounced upon her head by word for word and said that the spirit testified to him that she was told these things in her confirmation this surprized her for She had just arrived in With Bro and sister Page and she knew that there had not one word passed between him and my upon the subject— On the [blank] day of [blank] I he having had a relapse was confined again to his bed and not able to help himself out [of] it I was standing by the window and saw Joseph coming for he had just arrived from I told that Joseph was coming and cried for joy at the thougt of being spared to see his face again Joseph came immediately into the room and before he left him he laid hands on him and assisted him out of bed— His family were rejoiced to see him again for they had heard many reports of danger which threatned his person and had suffered much uneasiness on the account— The church were also much rejoiced to meet him but had they yielded their feelings to the influence of circumstances their joy would have been mingled with grief for the Senate of the sent back our brethren with documents from their councel Hall that a was the place where our difficulties occurred she alone could exercise jurisdiction in the affair of our trouble see report of the comittee on the Judiciary— Times and seasons vol 1.— Page 74— and that whatever might be the outrages committed upon us by the inveterate State of we had no hopes of redress we found that the state of [p. [2], bk. 18]
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