12 I took Cars with Mrs Woodruff. Rode to Provo. 50 M. We visited Br Smoot and family. Sister Margarett T. Smoot was taken with paralasis. Was entirely deprived of speech. Mrs Phebe W Woodruff Anointed her & A O. Smoot Wm. Smoot & my self laid hands upon her And I Wilford Woodruff Blessed her and rebuked her Disease and her speech began to Come to her and she was some better.
[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]