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14 January 1870


Salt Lake City Twentieth Ward Relief Society, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

[. . .] Prayr by sister Eliza R Snow. [. . .]

Pres [Margaret T.] Smoot spoke of our meeting in mass and for what purpose, hoped the sisters would be unanimous to the measures which were to be sent to Congress1 [. . .]

Sister Eliza Snow being called upon spoke of the evil influenses and enthusiast spirits which were at work said we should be firm in our faith that we might not be overcome by them spoke on the principal of improvement especialy that of speaking in our meetings & & [etc.] [p. 141] spoke of the great things being acomplished by the sisters, it could not be weighed nor calculated [k]new God was pleased with the proseedings of the sisters. [. . .] [p. 142]

Source Note

Twentieth Ward, Ensign Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1973), vol. 1 (1868–1878), pp. 141–142, CHL (LR 9455 14); Eliza S. Dunford, Secretary.