The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 12, July 1908 - April, 1909 Page: 3
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Records of an Early Texas Baptist Church.
Bro Parker presented the certificate of Brother D Halmark and
wife certifying that the said letter was the act of the church which
produ[ce]d general satisfaction refer to certificate
we hereby certify that in the Month of September 1847 the
Musstang Perare church made an order to send a petitionary letter
to our Sister Pilgrim church praying for the ministerial aid of
Bro J W Parker Bro Parker was then the Moderator of the church
and Brother Isaac Parker clerk Protmn and Brother J W Parker
consented to become the bearer of the letter this is facts which is
known unto us as we was thare members and present and will tes-
tify the same when cald on
David M Hallmark
September 17 1847
Agreed that our next meting be at this place Agreed to peti-
tion for the next association to be held with us
Nov the 20th 1847
the Church Met and after divine Service proced to business
1 Chose Brother Boin Mod Prot
2 took up refference relative to building of the Meting house
the committee made a report laid over til next meting
3 Brother Mead produced a certificate from Isaac Parker tha[t]
he stated to Bro Mead that if Mustang Prarie Church had cald for
the ordination of Bro J W Parker he had no. recollection of it but
that it might have [been] done and sliped his memory the church
is fully satisfied on the subject
the Church Met Saturday before the 3 Lords Day in Dec 1847
Brother Hanks Moderator
took up the Case of the Meting House confirmed the first re-
port of the Committee so fare as the Land is concerned and Receeved
the Report of the Committee as Regards the Meting House Laid
over the Case of building the Meting House until next Meting
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