Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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Mrs. Wooley corroborated the testimony of Mrs  Hawkes—
Motioned and seconded that the board direct  the Treasurer to give an order on the Store— carried unanimsly.
Motioned that 2 dollars be appropriated to  Mrs. Drury—
said we want the names of those  widows who want work—
Mrs. solicited the patronage  of the as a Milliner and Dressmaker.
said we should assist each other  in this way— said Mrs. Solome Chapman was in want  of work, knitting, sewing &c.
Mrs Jones represented Mrs. Baggs as needing  assistance—
enquired whether anything  except money would be received into the Treasury;  such as jewelry, clothing &c. &c.
Mrs. Warner said her means were  limited but would give provisions.
hinted the propriety of placing  such provisions as should be donated, into the hands  of the Treasurer—
Mrs. Higbee suggested the propriety of having an  Auxiliary Society—
Councillor remark’d that as many were  present who were not at the previous meeting; it was  necessary to refer to the order established at the organi zation of the Society. Viz. that of addressing the  Chair.
Mrs. Mary Smith suggested the propriety of  procuring Palm leaves for the benefit of individuals [p. 20]
Mrs. Wooley corroborated the testimony of Mrs Hawkes—
Motioned and seconded that the board direct the Treasurer to give an order on the Store— carried unanimsly.
Motioned that 2 dollars be appropriated to Mrs. Drury—
said we want the names of those widows who want work—
Mrs. solicited the patronage of the as a Milliner and Dressmaker.
said we should assist each other in this way— said Mrs. Solome Chapman was in want of work, knitting, sewing &c.
Mrs Jones represented Mrs. Baggs as needing assistance—
enquired whether anything except money would be received into the Treasury; such as jewelry, clothing &c. &c.
Mrs. Warner said her means were limited but would give provisions.
hinted the propriety of placing such provisions as should be donated, into the hands of the Treasurer—
Mrs. Higbee suggested the propriety of having an Auxiliary Society—
Councillor remark’d that as many were present who were not at the previous meeting; it was necessary to refer to the order established at the organization of the Society. Viz. that of addressing the Chair.
Mrs. Mary Smith suggested the propriety of procuring Palm leaves for the benefit of individuals [p. 20]
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