Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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said she was rejoic’d to see the increasing union of the — hop’d we should live right before God, among ourselves and before the world.
said we should be extremely careful in handling character— be merciful and not oppress any especially those persons objected to by some, yet considered virtuous, such should be held in their place— should not feel themselves numbered with the vile— said we would have none among us who would speak against the prophet of the Lord, or the authorities of the &c——
propos’d that a Circular go forth from this Society, expressive of our feeling in reference to ’s character— requested all who could wield the pen, to write and send in their productions, out of which, a selection should be made— said had proclaim’d that the Relief Society would be the means of a mob forth-coming— said she could not be afraid of mobs— desired the objects of the Society— the true situati◊◊ of matters might be represented— said we had nothing to do but to fear God and keep the , and in doing so we shall prosper.
Mrs. Chase prophesied that henceforth, if the sisters are faithful, the gifts of the gospel shall be with us, especially the gift of healing— &c. &c.
The following persons were then receiv’d by petition and recommend.
Nancy H. Davidson Mary Edgar [Eager]
Mary Kempton A. [blank] Parker
Maria Champlin Mary C. McCall
Olive Cathcart Lucinda Harmon
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said she was rejoic’d to see the increasing union of the — hop’d we should live right before God, among ourselves and before the world.
said we should be extremely careful in handling character— be merciful and not oppress any especially those persons objected to by some, yet considered virtuous, such should be held in their place— should not feel themselves numbered with the vile— said we would have none among us who would speak against the prophet of the Lord, or the authorities of the &c——
propos’d that a Circular go forth from this Society, expressive of our feeling in reference to ’s character— requested all who could wield the pen, to write and send in their productions, out of which, a selection should be made— said had proclaim’d that the Relief Society would be the means of a mob forth-coming— said she could not be afraid of mobs— desired the objects of the Society— the true situati of matters might be represented— said we had nothing to do but to fear God and keep the , and in doing so we shall prosper.
Mrs. Chase prophesied that henceforth, if the sisters are faithful, the gifts of the gospel shall be with us, especially the gift of healing— &c. &c.
The following persons were then receiv’d by petition and recommend.
Nancy H. Davidson Mary Edgar [Eager]
Mary Kempton A. [blank] Parker
Maria Champlin Mary C. McCall
Olive Cathcart Lucinda Harmon
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