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March 1877


2 March 1877 • Friday

1Lettrs Helena [Einersen] Madsen <Gunnison>

H. A. [Harriet Squires] Snow Brigham City

R. R. [Rachel Ivins] Grant St. George

S. M. [Sarah Granger] Kimball "2 [p. 45] {p. 33}

8 March 1877 • Thursday

meet together on the Sabbath day partaking of the emblems covenant to serve God, do this till he comes, wine or water if we live as we should we will be equal in spiritual things to be equal is according to the capacity men like to be happy in th[e]ir [p. 47] {p. 34} own way, the angel of the Lord Come out of her O my people who is there that have left many comfortable circumstances and taken the spoiling of their goods and turned vanity and folly [p. 49] {p. 35}

20 March 1877 • Tuesday

Mrs. P. D. Browne San Fran3

there is in the world happines knowledge of things in the earth and what it is made of, and to follow to hell and disturb their peace and true intelligence [p. 51] {p. 36} is true happiness and suppose true principle was understood do you think ther would any more of war shed the blood of men and their wives & children perish, let each [p. 53] {p. 37} other alone and will die and finally would our southern people, do you think if Jeff Davis he would have studied the worst enemies he was fighting did they bury no, Josep[h] Smith [p. 55] {p. 38} the slaves went right ove into Iowa, this was the great benevolence they possessed the philosophy of b[e]ing caught right here in this dark [illegible] [benighted?] world be one of th worst– how could we understand [p. 57] {p. 39} I will tell you what strangers what we if we are materialists we will learn that we have passed through all the ordeals the soul of man is immaterial substance [p. 59] {p. 40} his eye on the picaume [picayune?] spoke upon the architecture if you have the spirit of Christ in you[r] amphitheatre and mind every improvemet every wisdom every mechanism [p. 61] {p. 41} you are all [a]greed in the ordinances of the house of God

David H. Peery chose the presidn and counselors do you want a beautiful handsome rising genraitions [generation] [p. 63] {p. 42} beautiful statuary peace and contentmnt anything [illegible]4

Footnotes

  1. [1]text: This list of correspondents was likely inscribed before the meeting notes were recorded.

  2. [2]text: Ditto marks are positioned under “St. George”.

  3. [3]text: Likely inscribed before the meeting notes were recorded. Mrs. P. D. Browne was president of the Occidental Branch of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church, working with the Chinese people in San Francisco and Oakland, California. (San Francisco City Directory, 1890, 67; Edwards, Mrs. Donald U. Ross, 65.)

  4. [4]text: The meeting notes that began with the 18 February 1877 entry end at this point.