The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 12, July 1908 - April, 1909 Page: 24
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Shall Speek more than three times to one Subject without
Leave from the church. No whispering Reeding etc, in the time
of public Speaking, and each Speaker Shall attend Strictly to the
Subject in hand, without any unchristianlike Remarks on a
former Speaker. No member Shall leave his Seat in time of busi-
ness without leave
8th the Church agrees to do all her business by the voice of a
majority of her acting members, Except in Receiving in members
granting Letters of dismission and setting fourard gifts in the
Church, which Shall Require a unanimous Voise
yet the Church has a Right to Call for the cawse of objecttions
Judge of the Propriety of the Same, and the Voise of two thirds of
the acting members Shall govern in such cases, so as to over Rule
9th Evry motion and Second Shall come under the Considera-
tion of the Church Except withdrawn by the person who made it
10th Any amendments may be made to theas Rules when Ever
the Church may think it nessesary
11th It Shall be the duty of the Church wheare any Male
member absent himself from the Church three Meatings hand
Runing to Enquire the cause for so doing and allso enquire Some-
thing of his caracter and report at next meting AJournd
John Parker Clk Eldor Majors Mod pro
The Church Met Saturday before the third Lords day in Nov
1853 and in order proced to Business
Id took up the refference whareupon the Brethren that was
Apointed to visit Mr John A Davis in order to obtain his Consent
to the Liberation of his Servant Qualey to exercise his gift in
the Church Made a report favorable to the Same under certin
Restriction the repart was received and the Committee discharged
AJournd in peace
John Parker Clk E A Boin Mod
The Church[met] Saturday before the third Lords [day] in
Dec 1853 And thare being no business AJournd in peace
E A Boin Mod
The Church, Met Saturday before the third Lords Day in Jan-
uary 1854 and in order proced to Business
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