Atlanta, Ga., March 15, 1908
Proceeding the sermon in the morning service on this date the congregation resolves itself into business session and the report of the committee on resolutions in connection with the death of Mr. John C. Peck was read by Dr. Bowser, following which an appropriate hymn was sung, the action being in the nature of a memorial service to our departed friend.
Following this, the regular service was resumed.
The report of the committee, a copy of which was sent to Mrs. Peck has been spread upon the records as directed.
W.M. Francis, Clerk
Mr. Dear Mrs. Peck,
By direction of a meeting of the members of the Unitarian Church held following the regular service on Sunday, March 8th at which time a committee was appointed to report an expresso from the Church on the lost suffered by same through the death of Mr. Peck, I now transmit the report of that committee as incorporated in a memorial service held on Sunday, March 15th.
The First Unitarian Church of Atlanta in Memoriam
For many years is has been the happy privilege of this church to have for it leader, one who, in the highest measure filled the prophets ideal of a good man.
“To do justly, to love mercy and to talk humbly with God.”
Such was our beloved brother John C. Peck whose ??? ??? useful live was ended on March 5, 1908, in the seventy eighth year of his age.
And now that he has passed from our sight we desire to spread upon our records our appreciation of his ???? ??? noble ??? of life ???????.
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Archivist: Need to revisit. This document is has been poorly preserved. Dec 5, 2015.
Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 25 Folder: 06 Pages: 326 – 327
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA