Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2 September 1843 • Saturday
Tenth meeting of the
of the First Ward
Snow House Sep 2d 1843
The fourth ward were prevented meeting at the Lodge room from the rain
Meeting opend by prayer and singing
prayer by Sister Joshua [Sarah] Smith
In compliance with s [Elizabeth Ann Whitney’s] request proceeded to business
Prest absent also he[r]— Counsellors
Mrs [Elvira Cowles] Holmes the Treasurer not presant
reported
The Committee then proceeded to report as follows
& Sister [Elizabeth] Jones of the first ward found that many were sick and suffer[in]g said there were some imposters Spoke of Hannah Jones who is late from England a widow and <had> applied to this society for help had found her to be a corrupt <person> as they had enquird into her Character and knew it to be corrupt
Sister Meecum Sister Joshua Smith of th[e] 4th ward report that about 20 families are very sick and others getting sick Br Law and the have supplied some so that they are mostly supplied with meal & flowr at present
spoke of Sister Broomley as destitute of dresses $
said she would donate one of her own 1 00
also one shirt 00 50
She also represented a family of Holts as of objects of charity
Sister Joshua Smith mentiond the case of N Nicholson [p. [113]]
2 September 1843 • Saturday
Tenth meeting of the
First Ward
Snow House Sep 2d 1843
The fourth ward were prevented meeting at the Lodge room from the rain
Meeting opend by prayer and singing
prayer by Sister Joshua Sarah Smith
In compliance with s [Elizabeth Ann Whitney’s] request proceeded to business
Prest absent also her— Counsellors
Mrs Elvira Cowles Holmes the Treasurer not presant
The Committee then proceeded to report as follows
& Sister Elizabeth Jones of the first ward found that many were sick and suffering said there were some imposters Spoke of Hannah Jones who is late from England a widow and had applied to this society for help had found her to be a corrupt person as they had enquird into her Character and knew it to be corrupt
Sister Meecum Sister Joshua Smith of the 4th ward report that about 20 families are very sick and others getting sick Br Law and the have supplied some so that they are mostly supplied with meal & flowr at present
spoke of Sister Broomley as destitute of dresses $
said she would donate one of her own 1 00
also one shirt 00 50
She also represented a family of Holts as objects of charity
Sister Joshua Smith mentiond the case of N Nicholson [p. [113]]
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