Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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  • Historical Introduction
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sis. B.
said she could have the privilege as  she was one that had objt.
then proceeded to make observations  respecting her visit to — that she was prosper’d— was  cordially rec’d by the who assured us of his  protection &c. She said we could govern this generati[o]n  in one way if not another— if not by the mighty arm of  power, we can do it by faith & prayer. If we will try  to live uprightly, said she believed we should not  be driven.
continued by Saying God knows we  have a work to do in this place— we have got to watch  and pray and be careful not to excite feelings— not  make enemies of one another &c.
Mrs. [Roxsena] Repsher motion’d a vote of thanks to  Prest.
said she does not want the thanks  but the prayers of the .
recommended to the sister to  sustain by their diligence and faithfulness, that character  before the world, which our has represented abroad.
Mrs. Parker was requested to state the result of  her visit to sis. Miller’s
Reported that sis. M. was glad to have the  Society watch over her— acknowledg’d she had done  wrong and determin’d to do better.
Meeting adjourn’d.
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sis. B.
said she could have the privilege as she was one that had objt.
then proceeded to make observations respecting her visit to — that she was prosper’d— was cordially rec’d by the who assured us of his protection &c. She said we could govern this generation in one way if not another— if not by the mighty arm of power, we can do it by faith & prayer. If we will try to live uprightly, said she believed we should not be driven.
continued by Saying God knows we have a work to do in this place— we have got to watch and pray and be careful not to excite feelings— not make enemies of one another &c.
Mrs. Roxsena Repsher motion’d a vote of thanks to Prest.
said she does not want the thanks but the prayers of the .
recommended to the sister to sustain by their diligence and faithfulness, that character before the world, which our has represented abroad.
Mrs. Parker was requested to state the result of her visit to sis. Miller’s
Reported that sis. M. was glad to have the Society watch over her— acknowledg’d she had done wrong and determin’d to do better.
Meeting adjourn’d.
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