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Minutes of the Vestry of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan Precinct
St. Paul's Parish (Chowan Precinct)
December 15, 1702
Volume 01, Pages 560-561

[From the Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan Precinct.]

At a Vestry holden at the House of Mrs Sarah Gillam ye 15th Day of December 1702.
Present
Coll. Wm Wilkinson church Warden
Capt Thos Leuten church Warden
Mr Wm Duckenfield
Mr Edward Smithwick
Mr Nicholas Crisp
Capt. Thomas Blount
Mr William Banbury
Mr Nathl Chevin
Mr James Long.

The Several Collectors being summoned to render an account of their Several Collections which being duly examined there is found to be due to the Church Wardens for the use of the Use of the precinct these following Sums of money

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£
s
d
In the Hands of Coll. Thomas Pollock
1.
13.
2
In Christopher Butler's Hands
0.
6.
0
In William Earley's Hands
2.
12.
0
In John Walker's Hands
1.
18.
6
£6.
9.
8

Coll William Wilkinson and Capt Thomas Leuten having Served one Year in the Station of Church Wardens, and the Choice of new Church Wardens being debated:

Mr William Duckenfield and Mr Edward Smithwick are appointed Church Wardens for the ensuing year.

There being found the above said Sums of money due to the precinct, and also the Reader being gone whereby the publick Charge of the precinct is lessened and abated.

Therefore ordered that the Collector collect from every Tythable person in the precinct four shillings per pole.

The Chappel being this Day viewed by all the Vestry here present and are Satisfied therewith and do receive the House and Keys from Mr John Porter he promising to provide So much Lime as will Wash the Ceiling of the Chappel, and the Vestry to be at the Charge of a Workman to do the Same.