Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes, May 9, 1894 (Death of Dixon)

Atlanta, Ga., May 9, 1894

Regular Meeting of Trustees Church of Our Father.  Present Crafts, Currier, Harding, Lederle and Winslow.  Reading of minutes was postponed.

The Special Committee on entertainment of delegates to the Southern Conference reported as follows:

That fifteen delegates had been entertained and that $14.00 had been expended for Hotel bills. They had received by contributions $9.00 leaving a balance of $5.00 due the committee.  On motion the report was accepted and an order drawn on the Treasury to amount of $5.00 and the committee discharged.

On motion Mr. Crafts was made a special committee to investigate in regard to a rebate from the City on the street paving bills.

The Clerk reported that he had presented to Mr. Dixon a copy of resolution adopted at the last meeting and enclosed the Treasurer receipt for amount due from Mr. Dixon’s subscription list.  Mr. Dixon requested the Clerk to thank the Board for their thoughtful kindness and express to them his deep appreciation of their sympathy.

The Clerk also reported that he sent a letter to Dr. Lindorme and enclosed a copy of the resolutions adopted at the last meeting to which he had received no reply. (Archivist Note: Dr. Lindorme is a MD, Phd and an active writer in medical and other journals).

The death of Mr. John Y. Dixon which occurred May 16 and the death of Mrs. Thomas H. Kennedy which occurred this date was officially announced to the Board. On motion it was voted that Rev. W.R. Cole and H.M. Currier, Clerk, be a special committee to present to the Board proper resolutions in each case.

Notice was given that the church had elected Mr. Frank Lederle Treasurer vice J.Y. Dixon resignation.

Adjourned,

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H.M. Currier, Clerk

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26 Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 113
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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