Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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  • Historical Introduction
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is taught by the gift of tongues, it is not to be received for  doctrine.
Prest. S. then offered instruction respecting the  propriety of females administering to the sick by the — said it was according to revelation &c. said  he never was plac’d in similar circumstances, and never  had given the same instruction.
He clos’d his instructions by expressing his  satisfaction in improving the opportunity.
The spirit of the Lord was pour’d out in a very  powerful manner, never to be forgotten by those present on  that interesting occasion.
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The Committee appointed to investigate into  the cases of individuals, returned & reported that the  objections against were remov’d; and  accordingly she was received by a unanimous vote.
The following persns <names> were also read and voted  as follows
aye Hannah A. Dibble aye
Rebecca Reed aye Polly Sherwood "
Amy Clothier no Mary C. Miller "
Mary Smith aye Laura Russ "
Aphia Yale " Jane Miller "
Anna Jones aye no Hannah Whitlock "
Elizabeth Eaton aye Eliza Moses "
Lydia M. Smith aye Abigail Works "
Rosetta L. Snow " [blank] Johnson "
Nancy King "
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The gentlemen withdrew and the sisters proceeded  to business, concerning the poor &c. [p. [41]]
is taught by the gift of tongues, it is not to be received for doctrine.
Prest. S. then offered instruction respecting the propriety of females administering to the sick by the — said it was according to revelation &c. said he never was plac’d in similar circumstances, and never had given the same instruction.
He clos’d his instructions by expressing his satisfaction in improving the opportunity.
The spirit of the Lord was pour’d out in a very powerful manner, never to be forgotten by those present on that interesting occasion.
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The Committee appointed to investigate into the cases of individuals, returned & reported that the objections against were remov’d; and accordingly she was received by a unanimous vote.
The following names were also read and voted as follows
aye Hannah A. Dibble aye
Rebecca Reed aye Polly Sherwood "
Amy Clothier no Mary C. Miller "
Mary Smith aye Laura Russ "
Aphia Yale " Jane Miller "
Anna Jones no Hannah Whitlock "
Elizabeth Eaton aye Eliza Moses "
Lydia M. Smith aye Abigail Works "
Rosetta L. Snow " [blank] Johnson "
Nancy King "
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The gentlemen withdrew and the sisters proceeded to business, concerning the poor &c. [p. [41]]
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