Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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19 May 1842 • Thursday

Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Eighth Meeting of the .
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Lodge Room, May 19th.
Meeting open’d with prayer by
Singing by the choir—
The following names were then receiv’d, to wit.
Caroline Angell Sybil Jacobs
Eleanor Daviss Eliza Wilber
Pamela [Permelia] Dayton Ruth Tyler
Anna Buck Betsey Motley
Charity Butler Caroline Ha[r]mon
Hannah Huntsman Ann Abbott
Irena E. Lincoln Martha B[o]yington
Elizabeth Dana Rebecca More
Catharine C. Brush Elizabeth Romney
Martha A. Hovey Sally Ann Chamberl[a]in
Abiah Porter Julia Fish
Delia DeVol Jane Bolentine
Mary Abbot Lucy Groves
Lovina Johnson Polly Sweat
Mary Littlefield Sarah Roberts
Lettice Bent Ruth Tyler
then rose and said, she  was burthened in mind in thinking of existing evils  in the — was desirous that this Society become  more obedient to the gospel in keeping all the — exhorted them to humility and watchfulness — said the more she had heard and seen of corrupt  members, the more she was stimulated to faithfulness — that the gifts and blessings of the gospel were ours, if  found faithful and pure before God &c.
said this day was an evil day— that [p. [47]]

19 May 1842 • Thursday

Minutes of the Proceedings
of the
Eighth Meeting of the .
[1 line blank]
Lodge Room, May 19th.
Meeting open’d with prayer by
Singing by the choir—
The following names were then receiv’d, to wit.
Caroline Angell Sybil Jacobs
Eleanor Daviss Eliza Wilber
Pamela Permelia Dayton Ruth Tyler
Anna Buck Betsey Motley
Charity Butler Caroline Harmon
Hannah Huntsman Ann Abbott
Irena E. Lincoln Martha Boyington
Elizabeth Dana Rebecca More
Catharine C. Brush Elizabeth Romney
Martha A. Hovey Sally Ann Chamberlain
Abiah Porter Julia Fish
Delia DeVol Jane Bolentine
Mary Abbot Lucy Groves
Lovina Johnson Polly Sweat
Mary Littlefield Sarah Roberts
Lettice Bent Ruth Tyler
then rose and said, she was burthened in mind in thinking of existing evils in the — was desirous that this Society become more obedient to the gospel in keeping all the — exhorted them to humility and watchfulness— said the more she had heard and seen of corrupt members, the more she was stimulated to faithfulness— that the gifts and blessings of the gospel were ours, if found faithful and pure before God &c.
said this day was an evil day— that [p. [47]]
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