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9 June 1880


Box Elder Stake Young Ladies; Brigham City Courthouse, Brigham City, Utah Territory

Two-story building with cupola, with mountains in background

Brigham City courthouse, Brigham City, Utah Territory, circa 1900.

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Sist E. R. Snow Smith Your reports pleases me I can bear my testimy [testimony] that they are a good thi[n]g. I had a testimony when quite a childe I was taught the truth by the Prophet Joseph [Smith] My Mother died a martyr I concider it by privation We that passed through mobbings &c feel our trials easy [p. 79] to bear, we can go to our meeting. The Yo[u]ng have including Primaries, all have teachi[n]gs to suit age and ability I feel to encourage all to good works, told the sisters to sustain their husbands in the united order said sacrifises if made without complaint would prove a great blessing, said many things to us if put in practice will make us better said much in favor of the united order. I pray the Lord to strengthen all to bear up under the ma[n]y labors of this place I feel a great unity with the people of this place, bless you amen

[. . .] [p. 80]

Source Note

Box Elder Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1857–1944), vol. 4 (1878–1890), pp. 79–80, CHL (LR 933 14); Mary Elizabeth Snow, Secretary.

See also “Visit to Brigham City,” Woman’s Exponent 9, no. 2 (15 June 1880): 12; and M. E. Snow, “Relief Society, Y. L. M. I. A. and Primary Reports: Box Elder Stake,” Woman’s Exponent 9, no. 4 (15 July 1880): 32.