Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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  • Historical Introduction
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to her house if it is thought wisdom— that her house is not so still as desirable for a sick person.
Sis. Markham said— has been requested by a sister of to ask of the for a girl from 12 to fourteen to live with her till of age.— recommended the sis. as a suitable person for the charge of such a girl.
Sis. Allen recommended a daughter of br. Parks, who wants to get situations for 2, who are now in
Sis. Lyons said when the poor come to and sis. [Elvira Cowles] Holmes, if they cannot supply them, send them with orders to her.
said it is the counsel of Prest. to keep accounts of small donations, when the sisters are call’d upon at their homes to assist from time to time; and bring such accounts to the Treasurer.
Sis. Snow said she will do knitting & sewing
Sis. Granger is willing to do any thing that is needed
Sis. [Olive] Farr has flax which she will contribute
Sis. Kelsey proposes to spin said flax upon shares.
Sis. Farr has tow more than she needs.
Sis. Smith proposes to spin said tow, which the sisters think advisable to make into pantaloon cloth.
Sis. Lyons will give one Bunch cotton yarn and Sis. Wooley one do [ditto], to fill the tow on, for sd. cloth,
Sis. [Mahala] Overton will weave said cloth as a donation.
Sis. Geen will give some flax and
Sis. Chase will spin it.
Sis [Lucinda] Turner will donate in work when needed.
Sis. Jones said Miss Fulmer [Desdemona Fullmer] wished needlework and proposed giving to Society one third of the price of making pr. pantaloons which Sis. Jones furnished her to make.
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Sis. Esther Smith donated 12½
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to her house if it is thought wisdom— that her house is not so still as desirable for a sick person.
Sis. Markham said— has been requested by a sister of to ask of the for a girl from 12 to fourteen to live with her till of age.— recommended the sis. as a suitable person for the charge of such a girl.
Sis. Allen recommended a daughter of br. Parks, who wants to get situations for 2, who are now in
Sis. Lyons said when the poor come to and sis. Elvira Cowles Holmes, if they cannot supply them, send them with orders to her.
said it is the counsel of Prest. to keep accounts of small donations, when the sisters are call’d upon at their homes to assist from time to time; and bring such accounts to the Treasurer.
Sis. Snow said she will do knitting & sewing
Sis. Granger is willing to do any thing that is needed
Sis. Olive Farr has flax which she will contribute
Sis. Kelsey proposes to spin said flax upon shares.
Sis. Farr has tow more than she needs.
Sis. Smith proposes to spin said tow, which the sisters think advisable to make into pantaloon cloth.
Sis. Lyons will give one Bunch cotton yarn and Sis. Wooley one do ditto, to fill the tow on, for sd. cloth,
Sis. Mahala Overton will weave said cloth as a donation.
Sis. Geen will give some flax and
Sis. Chase will spin it.
Sis Lucinda Turner will donate in work when needed.
Sis. Jones said Miss Fulmer [Desdemona Fullmer] wished needlework and proposed giving to Society one third of the price of making pr. pantaloons which Sis. Jones furnished her to make.
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Sis. Esther Smith donated 12½
[p. [95]]
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