Story : Elizabeth Horrocks Jackson Kingsford


Elizabeth Horrocks Jackson Kingsford–Martin Handcart Company

“It will be readily perceived that under such adverse circumstances I had become despondent. I was six or seven thousand miles from my native land, in a wild, rocky, mountain country, in a destitute condition, the ground covered with snow, the waters covered with ice, and I with three fatherless children with scarcely nothing to protect them from the merciless storms. When I retired to bed that night, being the 27th of October, I had a stunning revelation. In my dream, my husband stood by me and said— “Cheer up, Elizabeth, deliverance is at hand.” The dream was fulfilled.

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