Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845

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History of
in the year 1838 about the time the mob  commenced oppereations in Mis[s]ouri I was sent <was sent> in comp any with George [A.] Smith Lorenzo D Barn[e]s and Harris on sagers were was
in the month of September 1838 The High  Councill of Adam-ondiahmon [Adam-ondi-Ahman] apointed a number  on or about the 20 of September 1838
At a Meeting of the High council held on  or about the 20 of september 1838 I was appointed  in company with my cousin George Smith and several  other Elders to take a Mission to the East and South  for the purpose of raising means to buy out the  Mobbers of Davi[es]s County [p. [12], [miscellany]]
Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845; handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray and Howard Coray; 240 pages, with miscellaneous inserted pages; CHL.
Note: Lucy Mack Smith, the mother of Joseph Smith, dictated this rough draft version of her history to Martha Jane Knowlton Coray (with some additional scribal help from Martha’s husband, Howard) beginning in 1844 and concluding in 1845. In 1845, the Corays inscribed a fair copy of the history under Lucy’s direction.