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11 December 1881

Tooele Stake Relief Society; Tooele, Utah Territory

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Sister Snow bore testimony to Plural Marriage being revieled [revealed] of God to this people. spoke against scandle as something small she bel[i]eved in writing favors in Marble and injuries in Sand. Aluded to the storing of Wheat, that no person had a right to a Bushel of it after it had been stored it is the Lords put away for the famine that will surely come and we have no right to totch [touch] a curnell [kernel] of it.

She met with many noble women that were minute Women, of such [p. 60] she felt proud, then again there are those that make recreation the buisiness of their lives. They are good for nothing. advised the young to be good pure and polite, that unless they obtain Eternal lives they could never associate with their Mothers and Fathers.

[. . .] [p. 61]

Source Note

Tooele Utah Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1878–1971), vol. 1 (1878–1921), pp. 60–61, CHL (LR 9215 14); Mary Ann House, Secretary.

See also “R. S., Y. L. M. I. A. and Primary Reports: Tooele Stake,” Woman’s Exponent 10, no. 15 (1 Jan. 1882): 118–119.

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11 December 1881, Tooele Stake Relief Society; Tooele, Utah Territory, The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow, accessed June 19, 2024