Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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done and the hearts of many made to rejoice.
The sisters express’d their feelings one by one an unanimous sentiment seem’d to pervade the hearts of all present, to wit, a desire to assist in forwarding the and in aiding the cause of .
Sis. Jones said she would be willing to go about and solicit material, if counsel’d so to do— she also offered to board one to work on the .
said if the heads of the wished, she is willing to go abroad with a wagon & collect wool &c. for the purpose of forwarding the work.
Mrs. Smith suggested that merchant’s wives donate material that others may be employ’d.
Miss [Phebe M.] Wheeler— said she is willing to give any portion, or all of her time—
Mrs. Granger willing to do anything, knit, sew, or wait on the sick, as might be most useful.
said she had felt willing to go out and solicit donations &c.
Mrs. Angell said she was willing to repair old clothes if necessary when new material cannot be obtain’d.
Mrs. Smith propos’d getting wool and furnish old ladies with yarn to knit socks to supply the workme[n] on the next winter.
Sis. [Polly Knight] Stringham offered to make men’s clothes and take work on the .
Sis. [Mary] Felshaw proposes to give some soap.
arose and corroborated the testimony of Sis Chase respecting the glorious manifestation in behalf of Sis. Mills.
Mrs. Chase then spoke in a very animated strain, by way of encouragement to the sisters, saying the angels are rejoicing over you &c. [p. [91]]
done and the hearts of many made to rejoice.
The sisters express’d their feelings one by one an unanimous sentiment seem’d to pervade the hearts of all present, to wit, a desire to assist in forwarding the and in aiding the cause of .
Sis. Jones said she would be willing to go about and solicit material, if counsel’d so to do— she also offered to board one to work on the .
said if the heads of the wished, she is willing to go abroad with a wagon & collect wool &c. for the purpose of forwarding the work.
Mrs. Smith suggested that merchant’s wives donate material that others may be employ’d.
Miss [Phebe M.] Wheeler— said she is willing to give any portion, or all of her time—
Mrs. Granger willing to do anything, knit, sew, or wait on the sick, as might be most useful.
said she had felt willing to go out and solicit donations &c.
Mrs. Angell said she was willing to repair old clothes if necessary when new material cannot be obtain’d.
Mrs. Smith propos’d getting wool and furnish old ladies with yarn to knit socks to supply the workmen on the next winter.
Sis. [Polly Knight] Stringham offered to make men’s clothes and take work on the .
Sis. Mary Felshaw proposes to give some soap.
arose and corroborated the testimony of Sis Chase respecting the glorious manifestation in behalf of Sis. Mills.
Mrs. Chase then spoke in a very animated strain, by way of encouragement to the sisters, saying the angels are rejoicing over you &c. [p. [91]]
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