Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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28 April 1842 • Thursday
Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Fifth Sixth Meeting of the .
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Lodge Room, April 28,th 1842.
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The Meeting meet met according to adjournment, present  Prest. Joseph Smith and
President Smith arose and said that the purport of his  being present on the occasion was, to make observations respecting  the , and give instructions for the benefit of the Society  That as his instructions were intended only for the Society; he  requested that a vote should be taken on those present who were  not members, to ascertain whether they should be admitted— he  exhorted the meeting to act honestly and uprightly in all their  proceedings— inasmuch as they would be call’d to give an account  to Jehovah. All hearts must repent— be pure and God will regard  them and bless them in a manner that they could not be bless’d  in any other way—
A vote was then taken on the following names, to wit,
Hannah Dibble aye Elizabeth Sprague ay
Sally Angell ay Mary Mc.Carle [McCarroll] "
Mary Ann Man[s]field do [ditto] Marianne Chase "
Lydia A. Taylor do Elizabeth Music "
Harriet P. Decker no Olive Chase "
Sarah D. Rich ay Phebe Woodruff "
Philote Pack " Abigail Tippetts "
Julia Pack " Catharine Petty "
Sarah Foster " Charity Stoddard "
Sarah Boyce " Elizabeth Rolfe "
Catharine Head " Jane Judd "
Lury [Lucy] Scovill " Emerett L. Randall "
Emily Partridge " Emily Spencer "
Louisa Knight " Anna Cleveland "
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28 April 1842 • Thursday
Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Sixth Meeting of the .
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Lodge Room, April 28,th 1842.
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The Meeting met according to adjournment, present Prest. Joseph Smith and
President Smith arose and said that the purport of his being present on the occasion was, to make observations respecting the , and give instructions for the benefit of the Society That as his instructions were intended only for the Society; he requested that a vote should be taken on those present who were not members, to ascertain whether they should be admitted— he exhorted the meeting to act honestly and uprightly in all their proceedings— inasmuch as they would be call’d to give an account to Jehovah. All hearts must repent— be pure and God will regard them and bless them in a manner that they could not be bless’d in any other way—
A vote was then taken on the following names, to wit,
Hannah Dibble aye Elizabeth Sprague ay
Sally Angell ay Mary Mc.Carle [McCarroll] "
Mary Ann Mansfield do [ditto] Marianne Chase "
Lydia A. Taylor do Elizabeth Music "
Harriet P. Decker no Olive Chase "
Sarah D. Rich ay Phebe Woodruff "
Philote Pack " Abigail Tippetts "
Julia Pack " Catharine Petty "
Sarah Foster " Charity Stoddard "
Sarah Boyce " Elizabeth Rolfe "
Catharine Head " Jane Judd "
Lury Lucy Scovill " Emerett L. Randall "
Emily Partridge " Emily Spencer "
Louisa Knight " Anna Cleveland "
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