Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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17 March 1842 • Thursday
A Record of the
Organization, and Proceedings of
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Lodge Room
March 17th 1842.
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Present— President Joseph Smith, , , and others.
was call’d to the chair by Prest. Smith, and elder appointed Secretary,
Meeting commenced by singing “The spirit of God like a fire is burning” &c.— Prayer by .
When it was mov’d by Prest. Smith and seconded by , that a vote be taken to know if all are satisfied with each female present; and are willing to acknowledge them in full fellowship, and admit them to the privileges of the Institution about to be formed.
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The names of those present were then taken as follows
Mrs
Mrs. Bathsheba W. Smith
Phebe Ann Hawkes Phebe M. Wheeler
Elizabeth Jones Elvira A. Co[w]les
Sophia Packard Margaret A [Norris] Cook
Philinda Merrick Athalia Robinson
Martha Knights Sarah M. Kimball
Desdemona Fulmer
Sophia Robinson
Leonora Taylor
Sophia R. Marks
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Prest. Smith, & Elders and [p. 6]
17 March 1842 • Thursday
A Record of the
Organization, and Proceedings of
.
[1 line blank]
Lodge Room
March 17th 1842.
[1 line blank]
Present— President Joseph Smith, , , and others.
was call’d to the chair by Prest. Smith, and elder appointed Secretary,
Meeting commenced by singing “The spirit of God like a fire is burning” &c.— Prayer by .
When it was mov’d by Prest. Smith and seconded by , that a vote be taken to know if all are satisfied with each female present; and are willing to acknowledge them in full fellowship, and admit them to the privileges of the Institution about to be formed.
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The names of those present were then taken as follows
Mrs
Mrs. Bathsheba W. Smith
Phebe Ann Hawkes Phebe M. Wheeler
Elizabeth Jones Elvira A. Cowles
Sophia Packard Margaret A Norris Cook
Philinda Merrick Athalia Robinson
Martha Knights Sarah M. Kimball
Desdemona Fulmer
Sophia Robinson
Leonora Taylor
Sophia R. Marks
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Prest. Smith, & Elders and [p. 6]
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