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Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845

Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1845; handwriting of Howard Coray and Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; 337 pages; CHL.
Note: Lucy Mack Smith, the mother of Joseph Smith, dictated a 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 this fair copy of the history under Lucy’s direction.

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