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Semi-Centennial Historical Sketch of Kansas Yearly Meeting of Friends by Henry C and Melissa S Fellow

Semi-Centennial Historical Sketch of Kansas Yearly Meeting of Friends
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Author: Henry C and Melissa S Fellow
Page Count: 22 pages
Published Date: 09 Feb 2012
Publisher: General Books
Publication Country: Miami Fl, United States
Language: Englishhttps://d4rri9bdfuube.cloudfront.net/assets/images/book/large/9781/3464/9781346429533.jpg
Format: PDF
ISBN: 9781235851117
File Name: Semi-Centennial.Historical.Sketch.of.Kansas.Yearly.Meeting.of.Friends.pdf
Download Link: Semi-Centennial Historical Sketch of Kansas Yearly Meeting of Friends
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1872 Excerpt: ... Kansas Yearly Meeting of Women Friends The opening minute reads: "From Kansas Yearly Meeting of Women Friends, opened on the 11th of 10th month 1872, and held by adjournments to the 16th of the same, inclusive." As there were no Women Representatives to the Yearly Meeting, appointed by the various Quarterly Meetings, those present organized themselves for the transaction of business. Drusilla Wilson was chosen Clerk. The only report printed in the first year's Minutes was the consideration of the "State of Society" which reads as follows: Dear Sisters: Whilst engaged in considering the State of Society by reading the answers to the queries from the different Quarterly Meetings, much weighty counsel and admonition were given, tending to stir us up to individual faithfulness. Many scripture texts on character building were quoted. The proper training of children in the doctrines of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, while the mind of the child was tender and susceptible of the truth, was dwelt upon. A belief was expressed that if parents were faithful to instruct their children in the doctrines of the Christian religion there would not be such tendency to gay and costly attire; simplicity being the fitting garb of the Christian. Mothers were admonished to be very careful in selecting reading matter for their families, that their minds might be pure." Four or five dollars were directed down to be raised by each Quarterly Meeting "to increase the Yearly Meeting Stock and forwarded to next Yearly Meeting." Documents from the Men's Meeting were brought in by a "messenger" (one of the Assistant Clerks, who was appointed to that duty) and in turn acted upon by the Women's Meeting, then returned by a woman "messenger," one of the assistants of "decorum and dignity." These ...

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