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29 August 1873


Payson Retrenchment Association; Payson, Utah Territory

August 29th 1873 Miss Eliza R Snow Blessed and set apart Mrs. Martha Simons to Superintend. the Young Ladys Retrenchment Society

The Young Ladys not attending especialy those holding Office under the circumstance Mrs Martha Simons thought it advisable to reorganise and have the Secretary keep a correct Record of the proceedings of the Society several of the Sisters of the Relief Society were invitend to attend in the Vestry of the Meeting House Feby 20—1875 at 2 O Clock PM to assist in Reorganising the Young Ladys Society [. . .] [p. 6]

Source Note

Payson Ward, Utah Stake, Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association Minutes and Records (1873–1891), vol. 1 (1873–1884), p. 6, CHL (LR 6814 17).