First Universalist Church – Meeting Minutes, Nov 12, 1906 (Organ Purchase)

Atlanta, Ga., Nov, 12, 1906

Board of Trustees met in regular session at the residence of Rev. E.D. Ellenwood, 40 E. Harris, St. at 8:00pm.

Present: Bradford, West, Marsh, Moon, Blake, Coleman and Mr. Ellenwood.

Minutes of previous meeting read and approved.

Following warrants ordered paid:

  • Favor of Rev. E.D. Ellenwood $62.50 for salary for month of Sept. Also one for $125.00 salary for October and November.
  • Warrant favor Miss Smith for $15.00 for service for month of Oct.
  • Warrant favor Treasurer for sundry accounts $10.40

House Committee reported that furnace and lights in church had been put in good condition.

Treasure reported balance on hand of $99.08

Following pledges received on organ fund:

Name Amount
H.C. Blake $1.00
E.M. Blackshaw $1.00
Mrs. H. Lynch $.25
Mrs. J.B, Marbury $1.00
J.C. Bond $.25
F.M. Marsh $1.00
Mrs. J.C. Leadbetter $.50
B.W. Bradford $1.00
Will R. Beck $.50
Mrs. Fuller $.25
Mrs. G.G. West $.25
Mr. B.W. West $.25
Mrs. Ellen Dunns $.50
T.J. Moss $.50
Mrs. A.E. Holdt $.25
Mr. A.E. Holdt $.50
W.C. Pease & wife $.50
Miss Sallie Clayton $.25
G.d. Coleman $.50
J.F. White $.25
C.T. Garrett $.25
H.D. McCutcheon $.25
Mrs. Blackman $5.00
E.J. Moan $5.00

We the Trustees of the First Universalist Church of Atlanta, Ga., acting upon the expressions of the majority of the reports received by Mr. Hitchcock, said majority being in favor of installing the organ now in the church, do hereby create and appoint a committee of three (Archivist: more than three names were listed in original meeting minutes. See below.) and empower said committee to buy said organ or one equally as good or better the price of the organ not to exceed $550.00 to take and collect such subscriptions as are required to meet monthly payments until said organ is paid for.

The above resolution was unanimously carried and the following committee appointed:

  • Bradford
  • Blake
  • West
  • Hitchcock
  • Mr. Ellenwood

There being no other business, the board meeting adjourned until next regular meeting nigh.


G.D. Coleman, Acting Secretary

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60   Folder: 01  Pages: 131 – 132
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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