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24 June 1880

Mill Creek Primary; Mill Creek [Millcreek], Utah Territory

[. . .] Sister Snow then asked the Children a few questions in regard to the organization.

[. . .] After which the four Districts were organized by Sisters E R Snow Smith and Ellen [C.] Clawson. Sister Clawson [. . .] organized District No (one 1) [. . .]

Those of District No 2 two) were the next organized, by Sister Snow. [. . .] Those of District No Three 3) were the next organized. Sister Snow asked if they wanted to be organized if so they could nominate their President. [. . .] [p. 1] [. . .]

Sister E R Snow Smith said mothers when your children return from meeting ask them to resite [recite] to you what they have lerned, this will not only Strengthen their memory, but it will be their subject of conversation, so that they will keep good in their kearts [hearts] always an there will no room for evil. Said Joseph Smith said that it wis [was] as easy to lern good as evil, that which ever is planted in there youth will remain. so plant good and it will remain. said is not these children to have faith to command the waters and the prisin [prison] doors to open this will be thru faith, so fill them with the Knowledge of God.

[. . .] [p. 2]

Source Note

Millcreek Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Primary Association Minutes and Records (1880–1949), vol. 1 (1880–1883), pp. 1–2, CHL (LR 5570 18); Mary Ellen Spencer, Secretary.

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