Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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spoke of sister Daviss as soliciting that work—
said the object was to supply the  poor with money— provisions, cloathes, old cloathes  &c. that it was wisdom to keep all the money we could,  for the purchase of materials to do with.
Mrs. Velote Kimball represented widow  More, as needy and deserving charity— said she  would work; understood the business of braiding  Palm leaves——
Mrs. Hillman corroborates Mrs. Kimball’s  statement——
Mrs Markam exprest her satisfaction  in being in a situation to bring her abilities into action — said it was her aim to walk humbly before God . desired the prayers of the that she might be  enabled to do whatever the Lord should require  at her hands—
suggested the propriety of  appointing at the next meeting; persons who may  wait on those who represent the poor—
Motioned that the meeting adjourn until next  thursday, 2. o’clock—
Mov’d, seconded & pass’d that Prest. Joseph  Smith be call’d in, to close the meeting.
Prest. J. Smith and ,  , &  entered— The choir sung—
Prayer by Elder .
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spoke of sister Daviss as soliciting that work—
said the object was to supply the poor with money— provisions, cloathes, old cloathes &c. that it was wisdom to keep all the money we could, for the purchase of materials to do with.
Mrs. Velote Kimball represented widow More, as needy and deserving charity— said she would work; understood the business of braiding Palm leaves——
Mrs. Hillman corroborates Mrs. Kimball’s statement——
Mrs Markam exprest her satisfaction in being in a situation to bring her abilities into action— said it was her aim to walk humbly before God. desired the prayers of the that she might be enabled to do whatever the Lord should require at her hands—
suggested the propriety of appointing at the next meeting; persons who may wait on those who represent the poor—
Motioned that the meeting adjourn until next thursday, 2. o’clock—
Mov’d, seconded & pass’d that Prest. Joseph Smith be call’d in, to close the meeting.
Prest. J. Smith and , , & entered— The choir sung—
Prayer by Elder .
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