Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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might receive much comfort and consolation in this  — that the Lord would lengthen her days— that  she may cheer the Society with her presence, aid it by  her counsels and prayrs long before she shall take  her departure to sit down by the side of her beloved Partner.
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made mention of a lone  widow with one child, late from England, without  friends, in want of a home.
Mrs. [Sarah] Brown proposed to take her in
Mrs. [Elizabeth] Jones laid before the Society her expectations  of soon journeying to , to visit friends who were moving  in the higher classes of Society; and requested the prayers  of this Society that her testimony may be instrumental  of good. &c.
Motioned by Councillor Cleveland and  seconded by the , that Mrs. Jones have a  recommend from this Society— carried unanimly..
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Upon Motion of Councillor Cleveland, the  meeting adjourn’d to thursday, 15th 14th of April 2. o.clock.
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The following is a copy of the recommend, to for Mrs. Jones
The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo,  recommends Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, as a member  of said Society, in good standing;— and she is  hereby Authorized to receive all such donations  as friends abroad shall feel disposed to put into  her hands, to be appropriated to the Fund of the  Institution; for the benefit of the poor, the widow,  and the fatherless.
By Order of the Board.
, Secretary. [p. 25]
might receive much comfort and consolation in this — that the Lord would lengthen her days— that she may cheer the Society with her presence, aid it by her counsels and prayrs long before she shall take her departure to sit down by the side of her beloved Partner.
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made mention of a lone widow with one child, late from England, without friends, in want of a home.
Mrs. Sarah Brown proposed to take her in
Mrs. Elizabeth Jones laid before the Society her expectations of soon journeying to , to visit friends who were moving in the higher classes of Society; and requested the prayers of this Society that her testimony may be instrumental of good. &c.
Motioned by Councillor Cleveland and seconded by the , that Mrs. Jones have a recommend from this Society— carried unanimly..
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Upon Motion of Councillor Cleveland, the meeting adjourn’d to thursday, 14th of April 2. o.clock.
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The following is a copy of the recommend, for Mrs. Jones
The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, recommends Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, as a member of said Society, in good standing;— and she is hereby Authorized to receive all such donations as friends abroad shall feel disposed to put into her hands, to be appropriated to the Fund of the Institution; for the benefit of the poor, the widow, and the fatherless.
By Order of the Board.
, Secretary. [p. 25]
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