The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 12, July 1908 - April, 1909 Page: 27
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Records of an Early Texas Baptist Church.
The Church Met Saturday before the third Lords day in Oct.
1854 and in order proced to Business
1 The Church tuck up 2 charges against Brother Charles Bar-
rett 1st for declaring unfellowship with Church and Secondly for
Exersiseing his Gift in public Contrary to the order of the Church1
2d agreed to lay over the case of Brother Barrett until next
Meting and Apointed any of the Brethren that Should meat with
Brother Barrett a Commitee to request him to come to the
Church at next Meting and acknowledge his foults
Thos. W. Brooks Clk protein E A Boin Mo
The Church Met Saturdy before the third Lords day in December
1854 and in order proceded to Business
1 Opend a door for Members whareupon George Shurwood made
application for Membership he said he was a Baptist that he had
Joind the antioc church in Jasper County Texas and was Baptised
by Elder Gipson and had left without a letter and he was in fellow-
ship in the Church when he left whareupon the Church apointed
Br John Parker to write to Elder Gipson to know of him his
Standing in Said Church
2 Took up the refference relative to Bro Barrett and laid it over
tel next Meting and apointed Brethren Brooks and Garrett a
Commity to admonish him to his duty and tha are to report at
Brother John Parker that was apointed to have the Deed re-
corded for the Land on which the Pilgrim Church Meting House
Stands reported he had got Said deed recorded and the recording
fee was $1.40
AJournd J Parker Clk
The Church Met Saturday before the third Lords day in January
1855 and in order proced to Business
1 Took up the reference relative to Brother Barrett and the
Committy that was Apointed to labor with Brother Barrett re-
ported that he faild to give satisfaction tharefore he is excluded
from the Church AJournd
John Parker Clk E A Boen Mo
'See minutes for meeting in June, 1854.
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