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September 15, 1843 • Friday • First of Two Entries

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1Minutes of the

Twelfth Meeting

of the F R Society

Sept 23d 15th.

Meeting commenced with singing and and prayer by Sister [Elizabeth Ann] Whitney

The following members were received into the Society

Juliet Balis [Bayles]

Cinthia Weston

Christiana Riser

Sarah Meekam [Mecam]

Alvira Meekam [Elvira Mecham]

Mary Devenport [Davenport]

Mary Pugh

Eliza Elvira Allred

The minutes of the last meeting read Sister Whitney spoke very feelingly exhorting to unity & trust in the Lord and have faith that our sick may be healed & our lives prolonged &2 to remember Sister Emma that her life be spared that she might be with us

Mrs Smith rose said, she had visited the sick said they were getting better she had carried Tonic & pills 3 dollars worth she could not go on foot to gather donations & distribute to the poor but would go when she could

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