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9 September 1883

Bear River City Young Ladies; Bear River City, Utah Territory

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Sister Eliza R. Snow was plea[s]ed in meeting with us siad [said] we should read good Books and try to gain ysfull [useful] knowleg [knowledge] siad while the girls war [were] very yo[u]ng thay [they] should l[e]arn to be good house keepers and try to Obtain ev[e]ry favor in our reach siad if we Wanted to be Nobel [Noble] Women in the Kin[g]dom of god we can be so said the sisters should be Ladyes [Ladies] at home as well as in Soci[e]ty. said we could adde so much to the happyness of our Parents. Spoke abought [about] P[l]ural Marriage.

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Sister Eliza R Snow arose and made a few remarks [. . .] [p. 47]

Source Note

Bear River City Branch, Box Elder Stake, Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association Minutes and Records (1876–1973), vol. 3 (1883–1884), p. 47, CHL (LR 10822 17); Annie C. Miller, Secretary.

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