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10 March 1878

Logan Relief Society; Logan Tabernacle, Logan, Utah Territory

Two-story, brick building with three entrance doors and three stairways leading up to the entrances

Cache Stake Tabernacle, Logan, Utah Territory, circa 1890. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

Met again with the Sts in the Logan Tabernacl & were first addressed by Sister Zina [D. H.] Young [. . .] [n.p.]

The Lord has revealed the Celestial Law for the unity of man kind. They, (Sister Snow & herself) rec’d that principle from the prophet Joseph Smith. [. . .] [n.p.] [. . .] Sister E. R. Snow next appeared before the people Said we are learning to be obedient to the Holy Pri[e]sthood & woman has a miss[i]on to fill upon the earth as well as man [n.p.] The subject of the yung was before us & there was none that required more attention.

The Lord Some Seven years ago commanded her <through his serv’t Brigham Y. [Young]> with some of her sisters to organize the young sisters into societies. Said the spiritual culture of the young had been neglected. Mentioned some of the rebuffs the Societies had met with but were gradually over coming them with good results.—It is not within the power of parents to bestow blessings upon their children but they Should learn themselves. Through the medium of these organizations a great deal of good has been done. She held that the Spiritual faculties should be equal with the mental instruction. Exhorted the young men to make their callings high and not contaminate their bodies, but keep them pure and fit receptacles of the Holy Ghosts.—Each one of us have a mission to perform. [n.p.]

We should associate with the pure in heart. Said to the young Sisters to prepare themselves to become intilligent mothers in Israel. Hoped the young would realize the importance of the organization for they have <were> <reaveled [revealed]> by God through the prophet Brigham. The prophet Joseph revealed the organization of the female relief Societies relief Societies were called upon to promote home industry She thought that the young Ladi[e]s could persuade the young men to raise the <mulbery> trees & the young Ladies the silk. She then exhibited a piece of homemade Silk ribbon to the people. Said they had Sent for machinery to m[a]nufacture Silk & would be located at Brigham City

[. . .] [n.p.]

Source Note

Charles Ora Card, Diary, 10 Mar. 1878, box 1, fd. 3, Charles Ora Card Collection, Harold B. Lee Library, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (MSS 1543).

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10 March 1878, Logan Relief Society; Logan Tabernacle, Logan, Utah Territory, The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow, accessed July 21, 2024