25 September 1875

Retrenchment Association; Fourteenth Ward Meetinghouse, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

White building with wood trim, Salt Lake City, circa 1890

Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward meetinghouse, circa 1890. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

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Miss E. R. Snow then gave an account of the trip North, taken recently by herself and Mrs. M. I. [Mary Isabella Hales] Horne, and the work going on in the settlements they had visited.

[. . .] Mrs. P. [Phebe C.] Woodruff, Mrs. Madsen, Mrs. W. [Wilmirth G.] East, Mrs. R. [Romania B.] Pratt, Mrs. E. [Elvira] S. Barney, Mrs. [Mary Ann E.] Watmough each made excellent remarks, after which Miss E. R. Snow said: “We expect to petition the Legislature to let us have a Female Medical College, and we shall want some lady qualified to superintend it; it is for this purpose we are trying to raise means to send Mrs. Pratt East that she may qualify herself for this position.”

[. . .] [p. 74]

Source Note

R. S. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 4, no. 10 (15 Oct. 1875): 74.