Societies - Book A
Original Index is located in the vault at the Greene County
Courthouse. This document found on page 78. Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin.
Nov. 26 1857 Pursuant to notice a meeting of the Methodist Episcopal Church
& congregation was held at the school house in the Village of Leeds, County
of Greene State of New York, to elect a board of Trustees for said church
Revd. Thomas Lodge opened
the meeting with prayer On motion
Revd. Thomas Lodge was
appointed chairman of the meeting. On motion resolved that
Nelson Wright & William Fowks be &
hereby chosen to inspect the votes.
It was on motion resolved that the number of five be fixed upon as a board of Trustees. It was voted that Nelson Wright, Joel D. Comfort, William H.
Hunter, William Fulligan & James Ingraham be & are hereby elected as a
board of Trustees for the Methodist Episcopal Church each receiving the number
of votes required that purpose. The votes were J. H. Milburn? , James King, William Fulligan, D. H. Knowles, Charles Holt,
T. Fulton, Joel D. Comfort, James Ingraham, William Fowks, Thomas Schofield,
A motion pursuant that the meeting now adjourn.
been appointed to }
Wm. Fowks LS
Greene County ss On the 12th day of March 1857 before me personally
appeared William Fowks & Nelson Wright
to me known to be the individual described in & who executed the within instrument & they severally
& each for himself acknowledged that they executed the same.
votes hereby certify}
Nelson Wright LS
the above to
be correct signed}
hands & sealed with }
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