Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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  • Historical Introduction
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call’d on those who could represent the poor, to do so.
The family by the name of Drury was represented as being very needy.
Prest said there was some provision in the treasury— and call’d for a vote whether some should be appropriated for the above object.
Carried in the affirmative.
Mrs. Nighman [Jane Neyman] was represented as being destitute
recommended that the widow Nighman should be visited to inquire if she was dispos’d to reform the order of her house.
After several exhortations by individuals and many comforting words &c., it was motioned, secon[d]ed and carried that we adjourn until next thursday, 2 o.clock.
The meeting arose and was dismiss’d by .
The following donations were made
to wit.
$
Sally Angell .. 18¾
Lydia Anderson 25
Elizabeth Allred 50
Abigail Leonard 25
Eliza Green[e] 62½
—— [Melissa] Bird 25
Nancy Winchester 50
Olive Farr 50
Kuhamath Derby— 1. 00
[blank] Wight— appropriates 5. 00
2 dollars of which to the schooling of widow [Prudence] Barkdall’s children and 3, to widow [Cynthia] Baggs’ for schooling her children
Magdalene Moesser donates pr. week out of the store .. 25
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call’d on those who could represent the poor, to do so.
The family by the name of Drury was represented as being very needy.
Prest said there was some provision in the treasury— and call’d for a vote whether some should be appropriated for the above object.
Carried in the affirmative.
Mrs. Nighman [Jane Neyman] was represented as being destitute
recommended that the widow Nighman should be visited to inquire if she was dispos’d to reform the order of her house.
After several exhortations by individuals and many comforting words &c., it was motioned, seconded and carried that we adjourn until next thursday, 2 o.clock.
The meeting arose and was dismiss’d by .
The following donations were made
to wit.
$
Sally Angell .. 18¾
Lydia Anderson 25
Elizabeth Allred 50
Abigail Leonard 25
Eliza Greene 62½
—— Melissa Bird 25
Nancy Winchester 50
Olive Farr 50
Kuhamath Derby— 1. 00
[blank] Wight— appropriates 5. 00
2 dollars of which to the schooling of widow Prudence Barkdall’s children and 3, to widow Cynthia Baggs’ for schooling her children
Magdalene Moesser donates pr. week out of the store .. 25
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