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Minutes of the Vestry of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan Precinct
St. Paul's Parish (Chowan Precinct)
February 27, 1709
Volume 01, Pages 701-702

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

At a Vestry held at the Chapell on Thursday the 27th of Febry 170 8/9
Present.
John Ardern Esqr
Mr John Blount
Capt Thomas Luten
Capt Nichl Crisp
Capt James Long
Mr Thomas Garret
Mr Edward Smithwick
Mr Wm Banbury
Mr Wm Charleton
Mr Edward Moseley.
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Thomas Garrett and John Ardern being this Day dismist from the office of Church Wardens adjusted their accounts with the Vestry which stands as followeth: Vizt

Publick

Dr.
£
S
D
Widow Dick's Claim
2:
0:
0
per Wm Walston
1:
10:
0
By Mrs Blount
2:
0:
0
By John Ardern Sterling
0:
5:
0
per Mr Gordon
8:
0:
0
per a late Demand of Mr Gordon
1:
0:
0
per Mr Gordon's Expenses about the books
0:
15:
0
per Richd Booth
3:
0:
0
Cr.
£
S
D
per Curretuck and Pasquotanck Fines
1:
10:
0
per Ballance of Widow Dick's account
1:
19:
2
By 500 feet of Inch board by Mr Smithwick towards laying the Floor
2:
10:
0
But if the payment of the said three pounds be found a mistake.
Its to be refunded back—per Mr Griffin
£20:
0s:
0d

Ordered that the Collector of this precinct do collect from each Tythable the sum of two shillings and Nine Pence. which rise sufficient to pay the publick Debts here mentioned and will advance the sum of twelve pounds towards the beautifying of the Chappell over and above the charge of the Collection.

Ordered that Mr Edward Smithwick do with all reasonable expedition, deliver the Standard now in his custody into the care of Mr Nicholas Crisp he living more convenient to the precinct.

Ordered that Mr John Linnington be constituted Clerk of the Vestry, and be allowed for each days attendance five shillings to be paid by the publick.

Ordered that the way and method of beautifying the Church be left to Descretion of the Church Wardens for the year ensuing Viz enlarging repairing &c

Ordered that Edward Moseley Esq and Majr Luten be appointed Church Wardens for the year ensuing and have taken there places accordingly.