17 March 1842 • Thursday
A Record of the
Organization, and Proceedings of
Society of .
March 17th 1842.
Present— President Joseph Smith, , ,
was call’d to the chair by Prest. Smith, and elder appointed Secretary.
Meeting commenced by singing “The spirit of God like a fire is burning”
&c.— Prayer by .
When it was mov’d by Prest. Smith and seconded
by Mrs. [Sarah Kingsley] Cleveland, that a vote be taken to know if all are satisfied with each female
present: and are willing to acknowledge them in full fellowship, and admit them to the
privileges of the Institution about to be formed.
The names of those present were then taken as follows
|Mrs. Sarah M. Cleveland||Bathsheba W. Smith|
|Phebe Ann Hawkes||Phebe M. Wheeler|
|Elizabeth Jones||Elvira A. Coles|
|Sophia Packard||Margaret A Cook|
|Philinda Merrick||Athalia Robinson|
|Martha Knights||Sarah M. Kimball|
|Sophia R. Marks|
Prest. Smith, & Elders and