Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Jemima Brace Delana Parker
Verona G. [Jemima] Brace Mary M. Hoyt
Sally Fowler Susanna Green
Lucretia C. Bartholomew Sarah Ann Wilcox
Lucy Hawkes Sarah McLure [Killian]
Lydia Fido
The case of Sis. Brown was then  laid before the meeting— sis. [Sophia] Packard objected— After  many very pointed remarks concerning the necessity of  acting upon the principle of forgiveness, the case was again  presented upon the consideration that sis. Brown had manifest ed deep repentance for whatever imprudence she had been guilty  of, and solicited forgiveness of the . Sis. A. Smith  objected to her reception, on the ground that former objectors  had not been satisfied—
The case of sis. Nighman [Jane Neyman], wishing admittance, was  als[o] presented and objected.
said she could not urge fellowship  where the sisters could not feel to fellowship— but where we  cannot fellowship as a christian, we must not let the persons  suffer in our midst. She then recommended old sis. [Prudence]  Oakes to the charity and the watch care of the Society.
Meeting adjourn’d—
Donations. $
Rebecca Shirtliff 1, 00
Ann Wurmsley [Wamsley] 25,
Sarah Dunn 2, 25
Louisa Clark 75
Eliza Ells 4, 00
Frances Campion 3, 00
Elizabeth Boice 2,5
Elizabeth Cox 50
Elizabeth Hardy 25
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Jemima Brace Delana Parker
Verona G. Jemima Brace Mary M. Hoyt
Sally Fowler Susanna Green
Lucretia C. Bartholomew Sarah Ann Wilcox
Lucy Hawkes Sarah McLure [Killian]
Lydia Fido
The case of Sis. Brown was then laid before the meeting— sis. Sophia Packard objected— After many very pointed remarks concerning the necessity of acting upon the principle of forgiveness, the case was again presented upon the consideration that sis. Brown had manifested deep repentance for whatever imprudence she had been guilty of, and solicited forgiveness of the . Sis. A. Smith objected to her reception, on the ground that former objectors had not been satisfied—
The case of sis. Nighman [Jane Neyman], wishing admittance, was also presented and objected.
said she could not urge fellowship where the sisters could not feel to fellowship— but where we cannot fellowship as a christian, we must not let the persons suffer in our midst. She then recommended old sis. [Prudence] Oakes to the charity and the watch care of the Society.
Meeting adjourn’d—
Donations. $
Rebecca Shirtliff 1, 00
Ann Wurmsley [Wamsley] 25,
Sarah Dunn 2, 25
Louisa Clark 75
Eliza Ells 4, 00
Frances Campion 3, 00
Elizabeth Boice 2,5
Elizabeth Cox 50
Elizabeth Hardy 25
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