Monday, July 25, 2011

Female Relief Society October 1876 ~ Donations and Minutes

Meeting held December 11, 1876
Opened with singing "Oh Ye Mountains High".  Prayer by Sister Peel.  Singing "Come All the Saints Who Dwell on Earth".
Sister Morrison then rose and opened the meeting in usual manner and read a letter of Sister Elise Lar..., aabout dressing  the dead.  Said that the garments must be placed (next?) to the body, then the shirt or shemy? and the Robe shall be placed on the right shoulder, and then for all  things she wanted to how we was going one with... .  ....matter she wanted Sister Morrison to write with return mail how much we have all each gathered and hoped that we was working with success.  Then Sister Morrison addressed the sisters and said, that before she left her home, she called on the Lord, that He may give her
so much of the good spirit that would ..... and guide her in as much as that  we would have a good meeting and that the same spirit may direct us.  that good principles and the plan of salvation may be .........out in such manner that we all would be benefited by.  For the Spirit of distribution is always on hand to lead us astray and he make himself known ......we ever a good act will find its way.  After she ...out a good many good principles, she gave room for others to talk in hopes that all the sisters will bear their testimony.

Sister Peel then rose and felt well for the opportunity to be together with the sisters, bore her testimony and then spoke about some business matter of the Society, which conversation took up a good part of the time.  Sister Simpson and a few others spoke afterwards and the meeting was closed with prayer.
MFC Morrison, Pres
L Hasler Sec.

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