Meeting held Novembe 14, 1875 - Meeting opened with singing "Oh My Father Thou That Dwellest".. Prayer by Sister Peel. Singing "Come, Let Us Anew, our Journey Pursue". Reports were read. Sister Morrison then addressed the sisters. said she felt pleased with the reports and could see the people were willing to assist all they could.. was glad to mingle her testimony with those of her sisters. The following memorial to Congress was read: Memorial of the Women of Utah to the Congress of the United States....To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.
"We the undersigned with feelings of mortification and profound regret for the causes compelling us to approach your honorable body, do humbly ask of you that relief and justice which we cannot obtain from any other source. We as a people are willing to submit and do strictly obey the constitution and laws of the United States as handed down to us by the fathers of our country. We do most earnestly pray that Utah be admitted as a state with all the privileges and liberties guaranteed to every state by our glorious Constitution and we most earnestly pray and urgently request that your Honorable Body will repeal
Sister Morrison said she hoped it would bring the relief for which it had been sent. Said she did not think it wisdom to prolong the meeting, as it was very cold. A part of the stovepipe having been taken away for repair so that no fire could be built.
Sisters Simpson, Peterson and several other sisters bore their testimonies. Sister Olive Nelson and Augusta Nelson were appointed teachers of the visiting committee. Meeting closed with singing "Redeemer of Israel, Our Only Delight" Prayer by Sister Simpson.
MF. Morrison, President
Hilda Dehlin, Secty