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15 June 1884


Tooele Stake Relief Society; Grantsville, Utah Territory

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Sister Smith said there was no such thing as severing the interest of men and Women. exhorted us to increase our faith and teach it to our children. we should need all the faith we could get for she felt sure there were trying times coming that the perfection we are aiming at is of slow gro[w]th. the fruits of the spirit are Love, Peace, and Kindness. that we are none of us too old to Apostatize, urged us to pray allways and read the works of the Church. felt proud to associate with so many good Sisters. thought we must have been good girls up yonder or we should not of [have] had the privaledge [privilege] of coming in this dispensation. prayed that we might be blessed in eternity Amen.

[. . .] [p. 91]

Source Note

Tooele Utah Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1878–1971), vol. 1 (1878–1921), p. 91, CHL (LR 9215 14); Mary Ann House, Secretary.

See also “Women’s Home Missionary Work,” Woman’s Exponent 13, no. 3 (1 July 1884): 20