The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 12, July 1908 - April, 1909 Page: 37
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Records of an Early Texas Baptist Church.
Ecnoledgement by way of Letter from Sister Rebecca Davidson,
now, Rebecca Reed. She also Request a Letter of Dismission from
Pilgrim Church, and the church agree to grant Her a Letter of
The Church aGree to Extend an arm of the church to be Holden
on the Ioni at or near Brother M. P. Meads Residence
the Church appoint a Comitee of Three Members to wit Brothers,
M. P. Meed Wm. Lago and M. Bennett to Visit Brother J. Stoe,
and Know the cause of his none attendance in conferance Theare
being Know further buisness a dJournd in Peace
Thos. W. Brooks, Clk B. Aspley, Mod. Protem
The Church met in Conferance on Saturday before the third
Lords day in June 1859 and in order preceed to buisness
Refrence Cauld for and taken up. the cometee Report that
Brother Stoe Had nothing against the Church that His non at-
tendance was oing to His Dome[s]tic afairs the Church Received
Brother Stoe['s] Excuse and the Cometee discharged the Church
prefer a charge against Brother Sherwood for Living in disorder
Brother Sherwood taken up and tride by fellowship and Excluded
Brother Bowen Came before the church and Ecnoledge that He
did wrong in writing to the church instid of coming him Self and
the Church Received the Ecknowledgement
Brother Miles Bennett Came before the church and ecknowledg
his wrong in Living in Violation of gospel Rule, and the church
Received the Ecknowledgment.
The Church agree to Set Brother Mathews at Liberty to Exer-
cise a public gift in anny way he may think pr[o]fitable to the
Cause of zion in the Bonds of the Association.
Thos. W. Brooks Clk. B. Aspley Mod protein
The Church met in Con. on Saturday the third Lords day in
July 1859 and preceed to buisness the church agree to Receive
the Minuts and Letter from the Arm on Ioni which is as follows
opend a. door for the Reception of members and Received Brother
Richard Moor and wife Mary Moor by Letter and Sister Mary B.
McKiney by Recomendation M P Mead, chlk L. G. Asply Mod-
erator AdJournd in peace
Thos. W. Brooks Chk B. Aspley Mo. Pro.
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