|Submitted by Wilma King
Transcribed by Marsha Boles
4 ) An motion, Wm. L. Chesnut, an J. C. Nisbitt
were elected each by ballot to the office of Deacon (Elders and
the first day of January 1876.be set apart from their
On motion, That this Church pay this part of the
Expensis of a delegate to Synod for the present year
On motion, That the Endowment home – and Foreign
Mission subject be left for each individual to con-
tribute to the collecting offices as he may feel able, and
his duty so to do.
On motion, Thomas Cochran, W. L. Chesnut, and J. C. Nisbett
be appointed a committee to value the produce, or labour
given to their Pastor for his service.
On motion, That the proceedings from this meeting be
Inserted in the church records.
Moved, that we adjourn. J. C.Nisbitt, Clerk
Febuary 18th 1876
The members of Prosperity Church called a
Meeting, and elected T. U. Chesnut chairman and
J. C. Nisbett secretary.
While we the majority of the members of Prosper-
ity Church esteem Brother J. C. McDonal highly
as a man and Christian brother, yet his service
as a minister is not edifying. Therefore, we think
it to be fro the good of the Church to retain him no
longer as our pastor.
Committee J.C. Nisbett (signature)
John H. Paden (signature)
Thomas Cochran (signature)
Wm. R. Chesnut, Elder (or Clerk)
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NOTE: Artifact on this page seem to be transposed from facing
page during storage. Clearly the slant of the artifact is left rather
than right. Penmanship instructors firmly discouraged left handed
penmanship during this time and would NOT have been tolerated.)
Also, “Brother J. C. McDonal” = Rev. J.C. McDonald