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25 March 1882


Salt Lake Stake Relief Society; 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 Relief Society Hall, circa 1892. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

Pres. [Mary Isabella Hales] Horne being absence, Counselor E. R. Snow presided.

[. . .]

Sister E. R. Snow said: I have been well pleased with the number of minutes read hear [here] to day, and feel to say “God bless those that have read them.”

We have no cause to [be] sorrowful hearted or cast down for the work of God is progressing, just as it has been prophesied by the Prophets of old. [p. 7]

Those in Congress do not know what they are doing, half so well as we do. They are tearing in shreds the laws of our constution [constitution], and they will some day regret it, for they will have to reap their rewards. May God bless you my dear Sisters and pour out His Holy Spirit upon you.

I do not wish to occupy more of the time for I wish to hear from my Sisters.

[. . .] [p. 8]

Source Note

Salt Lake Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1882–1973), vol. 2 (1882–1890), pp. 7–8, CHL (LR 604 14).