Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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desird the Committee to report
Sister J Smith said many of the sick which had been better were getting worse with ague and were destitute for of food said she felt deeply interested for th[e] sa[i]d O that we might rouse to action and thus call down th[e] blessings of God upon us
Sister Peck said that this Society had done a great good in relieving the distressd we have not said “be ye warmd and cloathed[”] without trying to do it
Siste[r] Pratt represented th[e] situation of Sis Jones Siste[r] Ann Jones who is in extreme want
Siste[r] M— Dougall [Margaret McDougall] offers to work for widow Nights [Martha Knight] desird pray[er]s for Sister Hormans who is sick has long been sick some 8 months
Siste[r] Smith mentiond Sister Langdons family sick and without food
P[hebe] M Wheeler proposd the the that a sew[i]ng Society be appointd that garments and bed coveri[n]g may be mad[e] and given to such as are suffer[i]ng cold and nakedness
Movd secon[de]d and unanimously carried that the sisters meet on Thursday afternoon of nex[t] week at 1. o clock to comfort th[e] poor
Donations omited
Meeting ajournd
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P M Wheeler assistent secry
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desird the Committee to report
Sister J Smith said many of the sick which had been better were getting worse with ague and were destitute of food said she felt deeply interested for the said O that we might rouse to action and thus call down the blessings of God upon us
Sister Peck said that this Society had done a great good in relieving the distressd we have not said “be ye warmd and cloathed” without trying to do it
Sister Pratt represented the situation of Sis Jones Sister Ann Jones who is in extreme want
Sister M— Dougall [Margaret McDougall] offers to work for widow Nights [Martha Knight] desird prayers for Sister Hormans who is sick has long been sick some 8 months
Sister Smith mentiond Sister Langdons family sick and without food
Phebe M Wheeler proposd the the that a sewing Society be appointd that garments and bed covering may be made and given to such as are suffering cold and nakedness
Movd seconded and unanimously carried that the sisters meet on Thursday afternoon of next week at 1. o clock to comfort the poor
Donations omited
Meeting ajournd
[1 line blank]
P M Wheeler assistent secry
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