14 September 1883

Box Elder Stake Relief Society; Box Elder Tabernacle, Brigham City, Utah Territory

E. R. Snow Smith present [. . .]

E. R. Snow

Said I am standi[n]g congregations of Eves Pre[s]ident Yong [Brigham Young] put this mission upon me of traveling and helping to organize my sisters. I think [thank] the Lord that I can speak to be he[a]rd by my sisters in my old age Spoke on plural marriage as taught and practiced in Joseph Smiths day The family ties we enjoy only think we take them with us how beautiful we take them <with us> to another world this realization should strengthen us to endure every trial We should not grasp after worldly thi[n]gs be content with that w[h]ich God gives us to be stuards [stewards] over I wanto [want to] live so long as I can do good, among my sisters in teaching and helping to roll on the Kingdom of my Father m[a]y the Lord bless here in B C [Brigham City] is my prair [prayer] amen

Brother Burbanks [Daniel Burbank]

I am thankful for what sit [sister] Eliza has said concerning Joseph Smith the prophet [. . .] I ask God to bless sit Eliza and all that are laboring in the good of Zion

[. . .] [p. 123]

Source Note

Box Elder Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1857–1944), vol. 4 (1878–1890), p. 123, CHL (LR 933 14).