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14 November 1879


Santaquin Relief Society; Santaquin, Utah Territory

[. . .] Sister. E. R. Snow. next arose and said it done her heart good, to come to Santaquin—she was sure—we had A cheerfull Bishop [George Halliday]—or we would not have, such cheerful faces—She was pleased to hear our reports—expicialy [especially] the Primary—she spoke of raising our own Silk—and being selfsustaining—she was glad we were so united—and we should do away with hardness—and unkind feelings, and live our religion and meet often with each other—She felt proud of the Y. L. [Young Ladies] moving along so well—she gave some very usefull instructions to all—and called down the blessing of God on us all, and so closed her remarks— [. . .] [p. 61] [. . .] Sister E R. Snow purposed [proposed], that the Releif Society—lend means enough to purchase A set of theeth [teeth] for Pres [Elizabeth J.] Stickney—to be paid back by her, when opportunity presented itself the prop[o]sition was unanimously carried—Pres Stickney returned her thanks, to the Sisters for the same [. . .] [p. 62]

Source Note

Santaquin Ward, Nebo Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1920), vol. 6 (1878–1889), pp. 61–62, CHL (LR 8765 14); Elizabeth Carter, Secretary.

See also “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 8, no. 13 (1 Dec. 1879): 101; and Elizabeth Carter, “R. S. Reports: Santaquin,” Woman’s Exponent 8, no. 19 (1 Mar. 1880): 150.