When brother Joseph learned the fact he exclaimed to the
brethren, that for a witness that God overruled and had his eye upon
them, that all those who would humble themselves before the Lord, should
know that the hand of God was in this misfortune, and their horses should
be restored to health immediately, and by twelve o'clock the same day
the horses were as nimble as ever, with the exception of one of Sylvester
Smith's which soon afterwards died.