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9 September 1884

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 [usefull] 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 Kimdom [Kingdom] of god we can be so said the sisters should be Ladyes at home as well as in Soci[e]ty, said we could adde so much to the happyness of our Parents Spoke abought P[l]ural Marri[a]ge.

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sister Eliza R Snow arose and made a few remarks

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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); Anna C. Miller, Secretary.

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