23 August 1878

Peterson Relief Society; Peterson, Utah Territory

[. . .]

Pres. Sister [Martha B.] Anderson said, as we have Sisters’—E. R. Snow. M. I. [Mary Isabella] Horne, &. E. [Elizabeth A.] Davis from S. L. City with us she would give the meeting in-to their hands [. . .]

Sister Snow said she was pleased to meet with the Sisters at Peterson. She always felt proud of her sisters, especialy those [p. 10] who were trying to live for Zion, & for God. Gave the Sisters some excellent instructions pertaining to their duties. Called up-on mothers to take care of their children, &. teach them faith in God & the principals of the Everlasting Gospel. Showed the necessity of becoming a selfsustaining people. Urged the sisters to manufacture their own hats & bonnets with all else they could possibly make.

She felt like blessing her sisters & prayed God the Eternal father to help them that they may always be faithful.

[. . .] [p. 11]

Source Note

Peterson Ward, Morgan Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1878–1972), vol. 1 (1878–1887), pp. 10–11, CHL (LR 6880 14); Elizabeth A. Davis, Secretary.

See also “Returned,” Deseret News 27, no. 31 (4 Sept. 1878): 489.

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