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13 July 1880


Draper Relief Society; Draper, Utah Territory

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Sr E. R. Snow arose bore her testimone to this work and we have got our souls to save said we profess to be saints of God, but have not all attained to this yet said the question was call in action if the sr [sisters] had authority to administer to the sick in the days of Joseph smith who said comfort and bless Each other.

said the sr had ma[n]y trials to contend with but we should acknowledge the hand of the Lord in all things for he has apurpose that we cannot awlways see [n.p.]

said the relief society was agreat benefit it said it saves Soules

spoke of the primary associati[o]ns was of the greatest importence of any organizations in Zion

ask the spirit of God to bless all of the sr in Zion

[. . .] [n.p.]

Source Note

Draper Ward, East Jordan Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1935), vol. 3s (1873, 1875–1876, 1879–1882), n.p., CHL (LR 2325 14).

See also “Home Affairs,” Woman’s Exponent 9, no. 4 (15 July 1880): 28–29.