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6 Jan 1845, page 17

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1845, p. 17; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1845, p. 17; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Jany 6th 1845

Meeting Called to order, by Calling, Doctor A Patterson to the Chair

The minutes of the Last meeting being read.

The Report of the Senecaville Deacons being called for was given by Mr Bruner who Stated that they could give, to the support of Mr Alexander for one forth of his time, Ninty five dollars for the coming year.

The deacons of this church being called upon for their Report, Reported the condition of The financal condition of the Church as follows

Bord of Foreign Mission Rec Dureing the year 5120

Disbursed during the year 5095 } 25 cts in Hand

Board of Domestic Mission Rec 2932

Disbursed 2757 + 1.75 in Hand

Board of Education Rec 1,37

Disbursed 525 + 1.12 on Hand

6 Jan 1845, page 18

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1845, p. 18; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 6 Jan 1845, p. 18; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Western Theological Seminary Rec Feb 11th 1328

Paid out 1328 }

For the poore of the Church Rec 845

Paid out 488 + 357 on Hand

For the Arrears of the Church Rec

Jany 4 Amt due McCurdy Caldwell & Co

Sept 1837 bal due Hanna & McCurdy

Less above Collection  

Bal Due Mr Alexander July 22d 1844

Do  Do            Do              ”    ”      1845

750

1536

3786

750

3036

1195

28791

                                                                  299.86 bal due Jan 22 45

Amount due this Church by Senecaville Church $ 77.50

On motion it was carried that Mr Cochran be instructed to go forward and collect the taken by him some time back

Moved that one eight be added to the seeting to defray contingent expenses of this church

On Motion A subscription was taken up to raise thirty dollars for the Senecaville Church

All raise before adjourning but five dollars

5 Jan 1845-6 Jan 1845, page 19

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5-6 Jan 1845, p. 19; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5-6 Jan 1845, p. 19; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Moved and carried that the deacons place one eight on the seets

Move that the Senecaville congregation Rec one fourth of Mr Alexanders time

Adjorned

S. Craig sec

A Patterson Chairman

Jany 5th 1845

Andrew Patterson in the chair, Meeting called to order opened with prayer by Mr Alexander T

The minutes of the last meeting being read. Mr Cochran being called upon for a report. Stated that he had Collected twenty five cents on the subscription on his hands during the year.

when on motion it was moved that Mr Cochran be continued a committee to collect the subscription in his hand and go forward and make of collection.

The report of the board of deacons being called for was given by Wm Robinson. The treasurer of the board of deacons

5 Jan 1845, page 20

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 20; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 20; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Report

For Foreign Missions

on hand the year Ending Jany 5th 1845

Collected the Last year —

Paid over to Mr Moodie Treasurer

on Hand

Domestic Missions

On Hands the year Ending Jany 4th 1845

Collected during the year

Paid of to the Treasurer

Bal in Treas Hands

Education

Remaining in The Treas Hands June 6th 45

Collect the Last year

Paid over to Thee Treasurer

on Hands

For the Poor of the Church

On hands the year Ending Jany 6th 1845

Paid out to the poor Last year 1845

Theological Seminary

Collected during the year

0025

3490

$35.15

3291

$224

175

3102

$3277

3152

1.25

112

2603

$27.15

2440

$2.75

357

357

22.40

5 Jan 1845, page 21

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 21; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 21; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Bal Due the Sexton Jany 5th 1846    9.24

Bal Due Hanna & McCurdy Jany 5th 1846    14.33

Bal One Mr Alexander for year Ending 1845    3753

“      “        Do                   “     “        Do      1846   22710

                                                                                 $ 264.63

One from Senecaville Cong. for the year Ending Jany 22d 1846     57.75

Amount Lacking in seating to meet the year E. 22d 1845                 1000

Do              Do             “         “                     year Ending Jany 22 1846        3000    

The board feel bound after consultation and conference with our pastor to state to the congregation that  their must be some permanent arrangment made in refferance to meeting the salary in time to come. also more punctuality in payments, or the connection now existing between us and our Pastor altho unpleasant as it may be will have to be desolved.

it is feared by our Pastor that for things to remain as by now are, as it respects arrears accruing each year on our Salery. that it will lead to difficulties. Which will prevent his usefulness in our rmidst, we are als aware, (that our neglect of paying punctually, according to our agreement in give Mr Alexander call to preach to us) that it places him frequently in

5 Jan 1845, page 22

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 22; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845, p. 22; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

a difficult and an embaresing situation, we submit these facts to you hoping that the members of the Church now presant, may be directed to such measures as will remove all these difficulties, and that we may not be called upon or have cause to make a similar report in time to come

Wm Robinson Tres. of B. of De

The Delegates from the Senecaville Church being Called upon for a report of their proceedings and what arrangement they had made for the coming year. Mr Bruner stated that the congregation at Senecaville could pay one hundred dollars for the forth of Mr Alexander time which was accepted and agreed to

Then on motion it was moved that a subscription now be taken up to cover the amount lacking (40 $) on seating for the years Ending Jany 22d 1845 & 46 which was subscribed

Voted that the deacons be a committee to take up the subscription which they did and got subscriptions amonting to $ 40.55

5 Jan 1845-12 Jan 1846, page 23

Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845-12 Jan 1846, p. 23; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.
Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), 5 Jan 1845-12 Jan 1846, p. 23; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

Transcript

Wm Robe moved that each member pay according to his ability to the support of the Pastor of this church. which after Passing & a reconsideration, it was laid upon the table. The Deacons being called upon to state the amount that would be required to meet the deficencies the coming year. who stated that it would require about 85$ to meet the twenty five dollars for the said Senecaville Church and the bal sixty dollars in this congregations. The meeting after several efforts to raise the amount agreed to adjorn to Monday (Jany 12th) next at 10 oclk

S. Craig sec

A Patterson chair

Monday Jany 12th 1846

Meeting called to order

Andrew Patterson in the Chair opened with prayer by Mr James Frame. On motion of Mr Thomas Laughlin it was carried that the subscription Taken at our last meeting and now taken up

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, transcriber, “Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, Guernsey County, Ohio, Jan 1845,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures
( https://cooladventures.com/collection/washington-presbyterian-church-minutes-jan-1845 : published 2021); Washington Presbyterian Church Minutes, minutes journal (Washington Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, 1841-1860), p. 17-23; privately held by the Faulkner-Hull Collection.

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