Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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15 September 1843 • Friday, Second of Two Entries
Minuts of the
Thirteenth Meeting of the
August [September] 15
Meeting commenced with singing prayer by
The following persons receivd into the Society to wit
Juliet Balis [Bayles] Christiana Riser
Cynthia Weston Sarah Meecum [Mecam]
Mary Devenport [Davenport] Alvira Meecum [Elvira Mecham]
Mary Pugh Elisa Alvera Alred [Eliza Elvira Allred]
The minuets of the last meeting read spoke verry feelingly to the Society upon the necessity of being united in faith that sickness may be turnd aside lives prolonged desird the Society to pray for Sister Joshua [Sarah] Smith said she had visited the sick found them better but had carried them tonicks and pills 3$ worth spoke of her inabilaty to visit the[m] as She had done as her strength was failing said that Sister [Elizabeth] Jones had to[o] hard a task desird some one would take the young man who was sick on her hands Br Willcox family was represented as extreme<ly> poor Sister Pack proposed that Sis [Mary] Woolley & Siste[r] Geene [Esther Gheen] be added to th[e] Committee to look after the poor also that the 1 2d 3d & 4th ward be join’d as one and all meet togather which was carried—
Donations $
Sarah Meeks sundry articles 1 00
Sister [Lucy] Hatfield to flowr 00 90
Sister Price sundry articles 00 50
Sis Lyons sundries 00 50
Br Heaps [Thomas Heap] 1 pint wine 00 25
Sister Ivins flour 00 50
Sister Smith for keeping Sister Nickeson two weeks 3 00
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15 September 1843 • Friday, Second of Two Entries
Minuts of the
Thirteenth Meeting of the
August September 15
Meeting commenced with singing prayer by
The following persons receivd into the Society to wit
Juliet Balis [Bayles] Christiana Riser
Cynthia Weston Sarah Meecum [Mecam]
Mary Devenport [Davenport] Alvira Meecum [Elvira Mecham]
Mary Pugh Elisa Alvera Alred [Eliza Elvira Allred]
The minuets of the last meeting read spoke verry feelingly to the Society upon the necessity of being united in faith that sickness may be turnd aside lives prolonged desird the Society to pray for Sister Joshua Sarah Smith said she had visited the sick found them better but had carried them tonicks and pills 3$ worth spoke of her inabilaty to visit them as She had done as her strength was failing said that Sister Elizabeth Jones had too hard a task desird some one would take the young man who was sick on her hands Br Willcox family was represented as extremely poor Sister Pack proposed that Sis Mary Woolley & Sister Geene [Esther Gheen] be added to the Committee to look after the poor also that the 1 2d 3d & 4th ward be join’d as one and all meet togather which was carried—
Donations $
Sarah Meeks sundry articles 1 00
Sister Lucy Hatfield to flowr 00 90
Sister Price sundry articles 00 50
Sis Lyons sundries 00 50
Br Heaps [Thomas Heap] 1 pint wine 00 25
Sister Ivins flour 00 50
Sister Smith for keeping Sister Nickeson two weeks 3 00
[p. [120]]
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