21 December 1880

Washington Primary; Washington Schoolhouse, Washington, Utah Territory

A large two-story building with staircase leading up to front doors

Washington Ward Chapel and Schoolhouse. (Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, HABS UT-17.)

[. . .] Sister Eliza R. Snow Smith arose said she was glad to hear the boys and girls to get up and express their feelings she asked a few questions and the Children answered them she asked them who was the first prophet The children answered Joseph Smith she asked them how long he presided Ans [Answered] 14 years she spoke many good things to the Children, encouraged them to do right she asked Them if there was any other prophet after him Ans Brigham Young She asked them how long he presided Ans 33 years she showed The children a watch that Joseph carried for a numbe[r] of years [. . .] Sister E. R. Snow spoke in toungs [tongues] and Sister Zina [D. H.] Young interpreted [. . .] [p. 22]

Source Note

Washington Branch, St. George Stake, Primary Association Minutes and Records (1880–1973), vol. 1 (1880–1887), p. 22, CHL (LR 9947 18).