Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The time will come when all persons will find reliefe thro this — Why should not this prospect buoy you up above the difficulties which may cross your way I am unable to express my feelings on this vast subject The Lord has set his hand to accomplish this very object Then act with all cheerfulness I contend you have a perfect right to relieve the poor in the name of the Lord to claim assistance of each other for this object without any hesitation This is the design in the almighty in forming it you kneed not doubt but this Society is raisd by the Lord to prepare us for the great blessings which are for us in the in the Temple be faithful and comfort and edify one annothe [another] in all things be faithful in reporting the sick that each may know and do their duty in all things That; that, Can be Shaken will be shaken hereafter we shall have enough to try every power of our Souls here is the use of the word of Comfort
I have no more to say
The committee then rose (namely) sister O Spencer Sister Hendricks and P M Wheeler said they had not understood clearly what was expected of the Committee but would do what they could most cheerfully P M Wheeler presented case of Sister Lew to the Society Siste[r] [Harriet] Marcum said she had no more; to no more objections to make in doing her duty as a com[mit]tee
The Comttee all seemd to have gaind new courage desird to remain in their places and do with their might all they could do—
Meeting closed
Prayer by
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The time will come when all persons will find reliefe thro this — Why should not this prospect buoy you up above the difficulties which may cross your way I am unable to express my feelings on this vast subject The Lord has set his hand to accomplish this very object Then act with all cheerfulness I contend you have a perfect right to relieve the poor in the name of the Lord to claim assistance of each other for this object without any hesitation This is the design in the almighty in forming it you kneed not doubt but this Society is raisd by the Lord to prepare us for the great blessings which are for us in the in the Temple be faithful and comfort and edify one annothe [another] in all things be faithful in reporting the sick that each may know and do their duty in all things That; that, Can be Shaken will be shaken hereafter we shall have enough to try every power of our Souls here is the use of the word of Comfort
I have no more to say
The committee then rose (namely) sister O Spencer Sister Hendricks and P M Wheeler said they had not understood clearly what was expected of the Committee but would do what they could most cheerfully P M Wheeler presented case of Sister Lew to the Society Sister Harriet Marcum said she had no more; no more objections to make in doing her duty as a committee
The Comttee all seemd to have gaind new courage desird to remain in their places and do with their might all they could do—
Meeting closed
Prayer by
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