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12 August 1879


Brigham City First Ward Young Ladies; Brigham City, Utah Territory

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Sis Eliza R Snow felt pleased to be present but sorry she came in so late said punctuality was the key to confidance always felt ashamed when she went in to meeting late advised all to practice practice punctuality, spoke on the 4 chap Genesis, said she was very much pleased to see so many rise and speak, said we should all speak so we could be heard distinctly said when we felt tremulous when there were visitors present to put our trust in God, said we should be determined and not yield to the adversary said the Lord was well pleased with those that made an effort to speak, said when ever we read something good at home to speak upon it at our meetings, spoke a bout the young Girls running with out sisters said they would cut our throats if they got a chance spoke a bout that affair of Bro Mussers [A. Milton Musser’s], was well pleased to see so many taking an active part in our meetings, said the greatest happiness we could do was to do good to each other

her constant prayr was that the Lord would bless each and every one

[. . .] [p. 41]

Source Note

Brigham City First Ward, Box Elder Stake, Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association Minutes and Records (1878–1973), vol. 1 (1878–1886), p. 41, CHL (LR 988 17); Phebe A. Snow, Secretary.

See also Brigham City First Ward, Box Elder Stake, Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association Minutes and Records (1878–1973), vol. 2 (1878–1932), p. 5, CHL (LR 988 17); and “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 8, no. 8 (15 Sept. 1879): 61.