Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Sister Abagail Wollsey [Woolsey] said she would knit what 2 lb would make
Sister Stewart will give a pr socks
then rose and remark’d appropriately on the privileges of the kingdom said we should be up an<d> doing.
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Sister Lee donat’d cash 31
Nancy Wilson will donate pr panteloons and babes petticoat
Sister [Rebecca] Hodges will donate Table cloth to the Society [blank] closed by prayer
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28 July 1843 • Friday
Fifth Meeting of
Meeting of the
Fourth ward
July 28 1843
Meeting commenced with singing “This Earth was once a garden place”
Prayer by Sister J [Sarah] Smith
requested the sisters to improve the time to advantage regretted that so few were met hoped the meetings might not be discontinu[e]d Suggested the propriety of having the separate wards meet togather said she was sorry that the Prest was not here to preside— and cheer us Said we had her approbation that she would have the Society be active & persevering in doing good &c
Sister Billings made some verry appropriate remarks desired we might remember the poor in particular represented the case of Sister Harmons whose family is sick
Sis Joshua [Sarah] Smith said as it is a sickly time we are called to the alleviation of the poor and suffering many are suffering at this presant time said that [p. [100]]
Sister Abagail Wollsey [Woolsey] said she would knit what 2 lb would make
Sister Stewart will give a pr socks
then rose and remark’d appropriately on the privileges of the kingdom said we should be up and doing.
$
Sister Lee donat’d cash 31
Nancy Wilson will donate pr panteloons and babes petticoat
Sister Rebecca Hodges will donate Table cloth to the Society [blank] closed by prayer
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28 July 1843 • Friday
Fifth Meeting of
Meeting of the
Fourth ward
July 28 1843
Meeting commenced with singing “This Earth was once a garden place”
Prayer by Sister J Sarah Smith
requested the sisters to improve the time to advantage regretted that so few were met hoped the meetings might not be discontinued Suggested the propriety of having the separate wards meet togather said she was sorry that the Prest was not here to preside— and cheer us Said we had her approbation that she would have the Society be active & persevering in doing good &c
Sister Billings made some verry appropriate remarks desired we might remember the poor in particular represented the case of Sister Harmons whose family is sick
Sis Joshua Sarah Smith said as it is a sickly time we are called to the alleviation of the poor and suffering many are suffering at this presant time said that [p. [100]]
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