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19 June 1882


Slaterville Relief Society; Slaterville Schoolhouse, Slaterville, Utah Territory

Large group of children pose in front of a one-story, one-room frame schoolhouse

Slaterville school, constructed in 1871 in Slaterville, Utah Territory. (Courtesy Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.)

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Sister E R S Smith said she was pleased with the minutes which was read but thought we could improve by speaking to each other of our experience in doing house work if any had a better way of doing it to tell it for the benefit of others said it was all right we should bear our testimonies and give thanks to God continually said we have to improve in our temporal things [p. 162] as well as our spiritual spoke of mothers keeping a strict record of their childrens blessings and baptism as we would find it would come in good said we should strive to attend meeting as much as possible and get our spirits refreshed and bring a good spirit home with us and make our homes happy spoke of the Deseret Hospital said all should become members and these societies who could it would be expected that they pay one dollar a month to help support it

[. . .] [p. 163]

Source Note

Slaterville Branch, Weber Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1896, 1912–1973), vol. 1a (1868–1896), pp. 162–163, CHL (LR 8349 14); Emma H. Manning, Secretary.

See also Ann Holley and Phebe Singlton, “R. S., Y. L. M. I. A. and Primary Reports: Slaterville,” Woman’s Exponent 11, no. 7 (1 Sept. 1882): 54.