The Church Historian's Press The Church Historian's Press

25 January 1878


Silk Association; Council House, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

Two-story, stone-brick building with three chimneys and a lightning rod

Salt Lake City Council House, built in 1849. Photograph taken in 1869.

[. . .]

The Chairman [Zina D. Young] said we could not do the buisness which was intended to be done at this meeting owing to the committee not been able to see Pres [John] Taylor Miss E R Snow said she had seen Pres Taylor and he seemed to think there was no need for a permanent organizati[o]n at present a Committe[e] of three were appointed to draft a petition to the Legislature [p. 61] asking for an appropiation to purchase Machinery and promote the raising of Cocoons, on Motion the Pres[i]dents of Relief societies and Young Ladies Mutual I [Improvement] A [Associations] throughout the Terittoy [territory] act as local vice Pre[s]idents Miss E R Snow as nominated as first Vice President in place of Anson Call, Carr[i]ed

[. . .] [p. 62]

Source Note

Deseret Silk Association Minutes (1875–1878), pp. 61–62, CHL (MS 14029); Elizabeth A. Howard, Secretary.