Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes May 1, 1893 ($2,000 in Debt)

Atlanta, Ga. May 1, 1893
Special meeting called to meet in Mr. Dixon’s office Room 411 Equitable Building May 1st 1893 at 8 o’clock pm.
Present: Messrs. Crafts, Dixon, Harding, Winslow and Currier.

Mr. Crafts in the chair.

Minutes read and approved.

Mr. Dixon reported (from Special Committee on T. Kirk Mfg. Co.’s bill) that he had settled the same with cost of garnishment to total amount of $44.86. On motion, the report was accepted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Dixon then explained the object of the special meeting saying, “that the Board of Trustees of the A.U.A. was about to hold their annual meeting and that a statement of our financial condition was due them.”

He then presented the following statement (see page inserted).

After a general expression of the members, it was voted to request the Treasurer to prepare and present to the A.U.A. a report of our financial condition with necessary explanations and it was further:

Resolved! That the Treasurer be authorized to request of the American Unitarian Association a new loan of two thousand dollars ($2,000) to the Church of Our Father for the purpose of liquidating the special loan with interest amounting to about $1475.00 and the paving bill amounting to about $450.00

The Board of Trustees expressing their determination to keep the church out of debt in the future with the help of the A.U.A. in their usual appropriation.

On motion, the board then adjourned.

H.M. Currier, Clerk
Church of Our Father

Atlanta, Ga. May 1, 1893

Liabilities Amont Total
Special loan Oct 30, 1890 for repairs of house $1,000.00
2 ½ years interest on same at 5% per annum $125.00
One year interest on 7,000 at 5% due Apr 1, 1893 $350.00
Total Due A.U.A. $1.475.00
Due Venable Bros. for paving Church St with interest $450.00
Estimated running expenses to end of fiscal year $700.00
Minister’s salary $150.00
Janitor $56.00
Lights and Sundries $50.00
Taxes $75.00
Margin to cover the unforeseen $62.00 $1,093.00
Total Liabilities $3,018.00
Estimated income to end of fiscal year Nov 1st, 1893
   Subscriptions $323.00
   Collections $50.00
   Rents $270.00
   Trust thru quarters approved by A.U.A. $375.00 $1,018.00
Deficit to November 1, 1893 $2,000.00


H.M. Currier, Clerk

Physical Archive: UUCA   Box: 26   Folder: 02 Book: 02 Page 97 – 98
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

Posted in Church of our Father, Meeting Minutes, Physical Collection, Unitarian Records - Book 2

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