Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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14 April 1842 • Thursday
Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Fourth Meeting of the .
[1 line blank]
Lodge Room, April 14,th 1842.
Meeting opened with singing “How pleasant ’tis to see” &c.
Prayer by Prest. — after which arose and address’d the meeting, informing them that the case of Clarissa M[arvel] had been satisfactorily settled she having testified in her own hand writing that she had said no wrong &c. continued by cautioning the Society against speaking evil of Prest. J. Smith and his companion— that it would not be a light thing in the sight of God— that they had prov’d themselves; and the case of C. M. should be a warning, how we hear and how we speak— express’d her fears that the Lord would cut off those who will not take counsel &c.
Motioned by , seconded by , that the following persons be received into this Society—— passed unanimously,
Clarissa Wilcox Lydia Anderson
Phebe Knights [Knight] Catharine Mellon [Malin]
[blank] Wight Hannah Pierce
Lydia Huntington Betsey Roundy
Phebe Miller Phebe Chase
Phebe Angell Nancy H. Rockwood
Drusilla Hendricks Nancy Winchester
Polly [Knight] Stringham Martha Peck
Asenath Sherman Cornelia J. Fisher
Lydia Anderson Electa E. Whiteside
Charlotte Hawes
Prest. arose and address’d the meeting by saying that the disagreeable busines of searching out those that were iniquitous, seem’d to fall on her— [p. 26]
14 April 1842 • Thursday
Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Fourth Meeting of the .
[1 line blank]
Lodge Room, April 14,th 1842.
Meeting opened with singing “How pleasant ’tis to see” &c.
Prayer by Prest. — after which arose and address’d the meeting, informing them that the case of Clarissa Marvel had been satisfactorily settled she having testified in her own hand writing that she had said no wrong &c. continued by cautioning the Society against speaking evil of Prest. J. Smith and his companion— that it would not be a light thing in the sight of God— that they had prov’d themselves; and the case of C. M. should be a warning, how we hear and how we speak— express’d her fears that the Lord would cut off those who will not take counsel &c.
Motioned by , seconded by , that the following persons be received into this Society—— passed unanimously,
Clarissa Wilcox
Phebe Knights [Knight] Catharine Mellon [Malin]
[blank] Wight Hannah Pierce
Lydia Huntington Betsey Roundy
Phebe Miller Phebe Chase
Phebe Angell Nancy H. Rockwood
Drusilla Hendricks Nancy Winchester
Polly Knight Stringham Martha Peck
Asenath Sherman Cornelia J. Fisher
Lydia Anderson Electa E. Whiteside
Charlotte Hawes
Prest. arose and address’d the meeting by saying that the disagreeable busines of searching out those that were iniquitous, seem’d to fall on her— [p. 26]
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