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5 November 1881


Retrenchment Association; Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

Two-story, brick building surrounded by women, men, and children, with a sign above the entrance reading “Groceries & Provisions”

Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward Assembly Hall, circa 1892. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

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Sister E. R. S. Smith occupied most of the time. She spoke of the many duties of the sisters, and the great necessity of living near to the Lord in order to perform them in a proper manner. Gave much counsel and instruction. Referred to her journeyings among the people. Spoke of the intention of the sisters to build a [p. 109] woolen factory in Sanpete County. At the close of her address she blessed the sisters in a very impressive manner.

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Source Note

A. J. Crocheron, “R. S., Y. L. M. I. A. and Primary Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 10, no. 14 (15 Dec. 1881): 109–110.