The Origin And Progress Of The Methodist Episcopal Church In Warren, R.i.; Including Notices Of…

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byMicah Jones Talbot

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1876 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. GAIN the Church edifice was found to be of too limited capacity for the congregations. At a meeting of the corporation held April 26, 1836, measures were initiated looking toward an enlargement of the house of worship, and a 1836. resolution was passed " that it is expedient the house should be enlarged in such way and manner as may hereafter be decided on." A majority of the pew holders having failed to attend this meeting, William B. Lawton was appointed to procure the written consent of those who were absent, or a majority of them, to the proposed enlargement of the house, and report at the adjourned meeting on May 3d. At the meeting on the following week, John Andrews, Thomas C. Williams and Lewis T. Hoar were appointed " to ascertain the expense of building an addition of thirteen feet on the north end of the meeting-house and finish the same above and below, with the addition of a new pulpit, agreeable to plan by them to be submitted, and make report to an adjourned meeting." On the 19th of May, Stephen Martin and Joseph Smith were added to the Committee, and authority was granted them to hire money to build the addition and finish the house. The proposed alteration and enlargement were duly made, satisfactorily to the Corporation and agreeably to the wants of the congregation. The old pews were removed, and new ones of modern style were substituted. The list of pew holders, as ascertained and recorded by the Corporation, is as follows: No. of Pew. No. of Pew. 1. John Vinnecome's heirs. 8. Martin Luther. 2. Nancy Child. 9. James Bowcn. 8. Daniel Barrus. 10. Jas. Ingraham's heirs. 4. Jonathan Alger. 11. John Batty. 6. D. K. Luther. 12. Pardon Hiscox. 6. Th. C. Williams. 13. Pardon Hiscox, Jr. 7. George Woodmancy. 14. Joseph Gardner. 147 NA...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1876 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. GAIN the Church edifice was found to be of too limited capacity for the congregations. At a meeting of the corporat...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217603386

ISBN - 13:9780217603386

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