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HENRY B. ASHMEAD, BOOK AND JOB PRINTER,

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ASTOR, LENOX AND
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PAGE.

History, 3

Form op Admission, 6

Church Notices, 11

Times of Service, 12

Officers of the Church, 13

List of Members, 14

Articles of Association, 24

Charter, 34



TOB¥,



Towards the close of 1850, several persons, pastors and
others, connected with the Presbyterian Church in this
city, deemed it important to the interests of religion and to
the welfare of the community that a Presbyterian Church
should be established in some central position west of Broad
street. After several preliminary meetings, an "Association"
was formed for this purpose on the 3d of January, 1851, and
a Building Committee appointed. It was at this meeting re-
solved to purchase the lot upon which Calvary Church now
stands, and on the 30th of January, ''Articles of Association"
were adopted by the subscribers to the erection fund; the ne-
cessary steps for securing an act of incorporation were then
taken, and on the 2d of April the Association was chartered
according to law.

The Corner-stone of the building was laid with appropriate
religious services on the fourth clay of July, 1851, by



HISTORY



John A. Brown, Esq., and was dedicated by the present
Pastor, on Sabbath evening, Nov. 6, 1853.

On the 10th of Xovembcr, the Fourth Presbyter}^ of Phila-
delphia, upon the petition of the following persons, to wit :
John A. Brown, Thomas Fleming, 31. W. Baldwin, E. S.
AVhelen, John Gulliver, Henry White, Joseph H. Dulles,
James C. Donnell, and Samuel M'Clellan, M. D., organized
these brethren into a Church, under the name and title of " the
Calvary Presbyterian Church in the City of Philadelphia."
On the same occasion Thomas Flemino: and 31atthias W. Bald-
win were elected Ruling Elders.

With the Corporation of the Church rested the choice of
the first pastor. The Eev. John Jenkins, of Montreal, was
unanimously elected to this office at a meeting of the Associa-
tion on the 4th of October, 1853. On the Sth of November,
he was duly admitted to the Fourth Presbytery of Philadel-
phia, and was installed by that body on Sunday morning,
Nov. 27. The Moderator, the Rev. T. J. Shepherd, presi-
ded, the Rev. T. Brainerd, D. P., preached the sermon, the
Rev. Albert Barnes delivered the charge to the pastor, and
the Rev. B. J. Wallace the charge to the people.

The Trustees close their report of 1st May, 1854, with the
following remarks :



HISTORY.



" In surrendeiing the trust, whicli has been held since 28th
March, 1851, we desire to acknowledge with gratitude, that
the good hand of our Grod has been upon us from the begin-
ning of our enterprise to th-e present time — that no calami-
tous event has occurred during the construction of the build-
ing — that everything which was anticipated has been accom-
plished to the utmost of our expectations — that a Pastor has
been chosen by the unanimous voice of all persons interested
in our organization, who has been permanently and happily
settled — that a Church has been organized, which celebrated
the Lord's Supper for the first time on the 19th of this pre-
sent March, when one hundred and four member^s united in
the solemn service — that an efficient Sabbath-school, two Bi-
ble, classes, and an Infant-school are in active and successful
operation — and that through all our proceedings, a spirit of
harmony has prevailed, evincing, as we trust, the favor of our
heavenly Father, to whom we have devoted this building and
these institutions, and on whom we rely for His blessing to
make them the means of promoting His glory and the good of
our fellow-men."



rOBM or ADMfSSIOM



The puhlic reception of members info the Communion of the Church takes
place at the time of the admiimtration of the Lord's Supper. The
candidates stand in front of the pulpit, and are addressed by the Minister
as follows : —

You have presented 3'ourselves in this public manner for
the purposie of confessing Christ before men, and of uniting
with his Church. ^ We have hope of you, after a feifcliful
examination of your motives and views, as well as of your
religious state, that you will righteously discharge the obliga-

\ tions which you are about to take upon you. So far as erring
man, unaided by miraculous knowledge, can ''try the spirits

■ whether they be of God," we believe you to be such persons
as the Lord Jesus, were he now personally with us, would
receive into the Christian discipleship. You have not failed
to consider the solemnity and importance of this transaction.
Yet be not of a fearful and desponding spirit, for^u come at
the bidding of your Saviour, and you may confidently trust in
Him who breaketh not the bruised reed, for strength to per-
form your vows, and for the fulfillment of His promise, here-
after to confess you before the Father and the holy angels.



FORM OF ADMISSION



CONFESSION OF FAITH.

1. You believe that there is one only living and true God :
the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.

2. You believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New
Testament, were given by inspiration of God, and that they
are the only infallible rule of faith and practice.

3. You believe that man, originally made in the image of
God, fell from his state of innocence and purity, that he is
now entirely corrupt and depraved, and that all the world has
become guilty before God.

4. You believe that God in his infinite mercy has provided
a way of salvation through the mediation and death of his
Son Jesus Christ, through whom pardon and eternal life are
offered to all, on the terms of repentance and faith.

oN3(ou believe that every man is responsible to God fo'
all his actions^-tboughts and feelings, and is bound to repent
of his sins and to believ^e ihe^Gospel

6. You believe in the doctrines of a general resurrection

and future judgment, in the everlasting blessedness of the |

righteous, and in the endless punishment^f the finally impen,- I

jtej^^^ — ''"^'^ "■^' ^

ALL THIS YOU STEADFASTLY BELIEVE.



8 FORM OF ADMISSION



COVENANT.

And HOW; you do solemnly avoucli Jehovah to be your
God ; Jesus Christ to be your Redeemer and Saviour ; and
the Holy Spirit to be your Sanctifier, Comforter, and Guide.
Humbly confessing and deploring your unworthiness and de-
fects, and renouncing your sins, you cheerfully devote your-
selves to God in a covenant never to be revoked, to be His
willing servants forever \ purposing, by the aid of his grace,
to observe and obey all his commandments and ordinances.
f^'You who have b^en received intd this Church upon lettp-s*
of commendation from other Churches, jointly covenant with
jthese newly admitted member-s that y.oa'^vTri walk in its order
! and submit to its discipline, seek its peace and welfare, and
"^^ treat its members with that tenderness and fidelity which^
become disciples of one Master, and brethren ol^^e^sama'
^household.

#
THIS YOU SEVERALLY PROMISE AND ENGAGE.



\



FORM OF ADMISSION. 9



The Sacrament of Baptism, if not previously received, is here administered,

A»4-Ww^- bekrred, Jfve, the members of this Church,* gre^
you as having openly named the name of Christ, and welcome
you into the kingdom of the Lord Jesus, the house and famiJi/
of God.

Draw near with a true heart, and in fidl assurance of

faith, and receive the supper, of .our Lord to the comfort anjd

joy of your souls. '^ Suffer u« to remind you, and all others i»-

^^ " tEie cuu gyegatioii who call them&eiYes-Giirifetian%-4it[ai

^xj- All saints that are united to Jesus Christ their head, hy his

Spirit and hi/ faith, have fellowship with him in his graces,

sufferings, death, resurrection, and glory : and, being united

to one another in love, they have communion in each other's

gifts and graces, and are obliged to the 'performance of such

duties, p)uhlic and private, as do conduce to their mutual good,

both in the inward and outward man.

And, again, that saints by profession are bound to main-
tain an holy fellowship and communion in tlie worship) of
God, and in . per forming such other spiritual services as tend
to their mutual edification ,



10 FORM OF ADMISSION



CLOSING ADDRESS.

And now, beloved in the Lord, let it be impressed on your
minds that you have entered into solemn relations which you
can never renounce. These vows will be upon you forever,
liejoice with exceeding joy because of those indissoluble
bonds which connect you with Christ and his people. For-
get not this day. ; Be faithful unto death, and you shall
receive the crown of life which the Lord hath promised to
them that love him. May Jehovah, Father t:^on and Holy
Ghost, guide and preserve you through this transitory life,
and receive us all at last to the fellowship of the Church in
Heaven. Amen.



j^*^ TfAc/i members of the Church remove to other places, it is their
duty to ask and ours to grant a recomviendation to another Church, for
they ca7inot withdraw from Christian Communion without breaking their
Covenant.



t^^d



1. The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is administered on
the morning of the third Sabbath of March, June, Septem-
ber^ and December.

2. The Quarterly Meeting of the Church is held on the
Friday afternoon preceding each Communion Sabbath, com-

I mencing at \ past 4 o'clock.

I

3. The administration of Baptism usually takes place at

the Quarterly Meeting of the Church. It is desired that the
name of every child presented, the date of its birth, and the
names of its parents, be given to the Pastor in loriting.

4. A Lecture is delivered by the Pastor every Wednesday
evening, except in the week of the Monthly Concert of Pray-
er, which is held on the first Monday evening in the month.

5. A Prayer Meeting for the Church and Congregation is
held in the Lecture Hoom every Saturday evening.



12



CHURCH NOTICES.



6. The Pastor conducts a Bible Class, during the Winter
months, on Friday evening from half-past 7 to 9 o'clock.
This class is open to any member of the Church or Congrega-
tion, male or female, subject to the previous enrollment of the
name.

BlUe Classes are conducted on Sabbath mornings and
afternoons ; and a Sahhath School is held in the afternoon of
each Lord's day, commencing at quarter-past two o'clock.

7. Members of the Church are particularly requested to in-
form the Pastor, in icriting, of any change of residence.



TIMES OF SERVICE.







EVENING.


Months.


Morning.






SABBATHS.


•WEEK-DATS.


January,


lOi-


li


7*


Februuryj


10*


7i


7*


March,


10^


7^


7^


April,


10*


7*


7f


May,


lOi


7*


71


June,


10*


71


8


July,


10*


71


8


Ausust,


10*


71


8


September,


10*


71


71


October,


10*


7i


7^


November,


m


7i


7*


December,


10^


1\


7^-



Thanksgiving Day, 11 A. M.



OFF



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^^sirozi.



Rev. JOHN JENKINS



MATTHIAS W. BALDWIN, elected November 10, 1853,
JOHN GULLIVER, elected November 27, 1Sj5.



JoHX A. Brown, President j
James C. Doxnell, Treasurer^
Joseph H. Dulles, Secretary.



Henry J. Williams,
Henry White,
Edward S. Whelen,
Ferdinand J. Dreer,
Alexander Towar,
W. Lyttleton Savage,



Benjamin T. Tredick,
CoNGOR. Sherman,
William G. Moorhead,
Edwin Greble,
Samuel Sloan,
Arthur A. Burt.



Samuel Smyth, George Street below Broad.



It has been deemed advisable that the first edition of the Manual should
contain the names of all who have been connected with this Church since
its formation.



[ ] include the husband's name.
* received by letter.



A.



Adair, Edward P.*

Adair, William S.*

Adair, Catharine D. [W. S.] *

Adams, Samuel*



•(■ dismissed to other chuixhes.
^ deceased.



March 11, 1857.
March 15, 1854.



a



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June 14, 1854.



ii



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u



Adams, Kate W.


1
December 17, 1856, :


Allen, Louisa K. [Dr. J. M.]*


March 9, 1854.


- Atwood, John H.


March 11, 1857.


B.




- Baldwin, Matthias W.*


November 10, 1853.


Baldwin, Sarah C [M. W.]*


March 9, 1854.


Baldwin, Catharine B.


June 15', 1856.


Baldwin, Cecilia


March 16, 1856.


Bass, Ann (widow)


June 15, 1856.


Beale, Caroline*


September 27, 1854.



LIST OF MEMBERS.



15



Beale, Hannah*

Beale, Stephen T., M. D.*

Beale, Louise [Dr. S. T.]*

Benezet, Helen*

Burgin, George H., M. D.

Billings, James M.*

Billicgs, Julia [J. M.]*

Bird, Carrie

Bird, Mary [late Thomas]*

Britton, Bebecca F.*

Brooks, Ljdia A. [David]*

Brown, John A.*

Brown, Grace [John A.]*

Bryan, Anna P. [late Geo. II.]

Bryan, Ellen H.

Buchanan, Jane



September 27, 1854.
March 9, 1854,



a



i(



ii



u a


ii


December
March 9,


17, 1856.
1854.


March 15

March 9,


, 1854.

1854.

ii


September 20, 1856
November 10, 1853.
March 9, 1854.
December 17, 1856.


tl


ii ii



c.

Callis, Ellen G. [Edwin]*t

Carryl, Edward W.*

Gary, Gertrude J. [late Rev. J. A.]*

Cash, Mary C*

Cash, Rebecca M.*

Chance, Jeremiah C.*t

Chance, Augusta M.*f

Clarke, Levi G.*t

Colcord, Enoch L.

Colcord, Ariaua Elizabeth

ColHns, Alfred M.

Collins, Hannah E. [A. M.]



March 9, 1854.
November 8, 1854.
March 16, 1856.
June 14, 1854.

a ii ii

March 9, 1854.

March 14, 1855.

March 9, 1854.

March 11, 1857.
a a ii

December 17, 1856.



it



a



ii



16



LIST, OF MEMBERS.



Colton, Oreii*T[

Colton, Mary R. [Oren]=^

Cook, Hannah

Cook, Lois [late E. W.]*

Crossman, Hannah B. [G. H]"^

Cumniings, John S.*

Cummings, Mary E. [J. S.]*



September 27, 1854.

March 16, 1856.
March 9, 1854.



li u



li



March 11, 1857.



li li



11



D.

Divine, James

Donnalson, Catharine 31. [John]"^

Dunnell, James C*

Donnell, Sarah B. [J. C.]*

Doyle, Catharine*

Dulles, Joseph H.*

Dulles, Margaret [J. H.]*

Dulles, Elizabeth H.

Dulles, Sophia H,*



March 16, 1856.
March 9, 1854.
November 10, 1853.
March 9, 1854.
June 13, 1855.
November 10, 1853.
March 9, 1854.
June 15, 1856.
December 23, 1855.



E.

Eames, Dana

Earp, Elizabeth [George, Jun.]

Erringer, Frances P. [J. L.]*

Ervin, Kate

Evans, Robert T., Jr., M. D.*

Evans, Catharine T. [Dr. R. T., Jr.]*

Evans, Sarah R. [Owen]

Everett, Sarah

Ewing, Jacob 0.*



May 26, 1855.
September 19, 1855.
June 14, 1854.
March 16, 1856.
June 6, 1856.
June 6, 1856.
June 13, 1855.
March 16, 1856.
March 9, 1854.



LIST OF MEMBERS.



IT



F.

Fassit, Mary A. [T. S. R.]*
Fleming, Thomas*^
Fleming, Clarissa T. [Thomas]'''
Fleming, Margaretta
Frederick, Margaret [M. L.]'''
Frost, Elizabeth C*



March 9, 1854.
November 10, 1853.
March 9, 1854.
June 14, 1854.
March 9, 1854.



a



a



a



G.



Geary, Sarah, [Dr. J. F.]*
Grordon, Elizabeth*
Grordon, Hannah (widow)*
Graham, Abby
Graham, Rosetta*
Gray, Mary A. [George W.]*
Greble, Hannah T.
Gulliver, John*
Gulliver, Sarah [John]*



June 13, 1855.
December 23, 1855.



a



u



December 17, 1856.
September 27, 1854.
March 9, 1854.
September 27, 1854.
November 10, 1853.
March 9, 1854.



H.

Hamilton, James*
Hamilton, Rebecca (widow)*
Harker, Isabella [Thomas]
Harwood, Lilburn*
Harwood, Sarah A. [Lilburn]*
Hazard, Abby C. [S. H.]*
Hazard, Emily
Hicks, Amanda [Gilbert]
Hicks, Mary



December 13, 1854.
March 9, 1854.
June 13, 1855.
March 9, 1854.



n



a



December 13, 1854.



li



li



a



June 14, 1854.
September 17, 1856.



1 ■ ■ - —

18 LIST OF

Howell, Anna Maria [John


INI E M U £


RS.

March 16, 1856.


A]


Howell, Mary R. [George]*




December 13, 1854.


Hughes, Joseph 13.*




i( 11 u


Hughes, Mary A. [J. B]*


J.


({ (( a


Jenldns, Hariiette G. [Eev.


John]*


March 9, 1851.


Jenkins, Harrictte Newell




June 15, 1856.


Jenkins, Melita S.




li 11 11


Johnson, Jane




March 11, 1857.


Johnstone, Maitha*




March 9, 1851.


Johnstone, Sarah Jane




September 19, 1855.


Judson, Emily




December 17, 1856.


Judson, Mary B. [late Rev.


Albert]*
K.


u ii a


Kendall, Benjamin*




March 16, 1856.


Kendall, Lucy C. [Benj.]*




u a a


Kiddy, Ann*




March 9, 1854.


Kittredge, Elizabeth T.


L.


December 17, 1856.


Lamar, Charlotte A.




December 17, 1856.


Lewis, Edwin ]NL*




March 14, 1855.


Lewis, Emma M. [E. M.]*




li 11 ((


Lewis, Isaac Jun.*




September 27, 1854.


Lewis, Cornelia [Isaac Jun.]


ty


u u u


Lewis, Mary




March 13, 1857.


Lewis, Theodore C*




June 14, LS54.



LIST OF


^I EMBERS. 19


Lewis, Mary J. [T. C.]*




June 14, 1854.


Linnarcl, Amelia [EugcneJ*




March 9, 1854.


Linnnrcl, Emma [James]*




<( a u


Liviiisetter, Louisa'^




September 27, 1854.


Lovett, Harriet (widow)"^'




June 14, 1854.


Lovett, Louisa*


M.


it 11 11



Malin, Hannah F. [Rev. David]*

Malin, Sarah (widow)"^

J^laule, William^

McCleUan, Samuel M. D.*f

McCleUan, Margaret [Dr. S.]*

McCleHan, Carswell, "^

McCleUan, E. S. Ely M. D.*'

McCrea, Mary [John]*

McElrny, Archibald*

JMcElroy, Sophia [Arch'd]*

McEIroy, Anna C*

McEIroy, Ellen E.*

McElroy, J. George

McKee, William*

McKee, Ann [William]*

McKnight, Margaret C. [Rev. John]*

Merriman, Alice F.

Mitchell, Mary*

Miller, Rachel (widow)*^

Montgomery, Joseph*

Montgomery, Rebecca

Moorhead, William G.^



March 9,


1854.


U ((


u


March 16, 1856.


March 9,


1854.


<< a


u


(( i(


il


il (C


11


December


•23, 1855


March 9,


1854.


(( ((


u


il 11


il


it il


11


June 15,


1856.


March 9,


1854.


11 a


11


li 11


11


June 15,


1856.


March 9,


1854.


il il


It


June 14,


1854.


March 11


, 1856.


March 9,


1854.



20



LIST OF 31 EMBERS.



N.



Naudain, Andrew S.*
Naudain, Mary P. [A. S.]*
Norris, Jane [Louis C]
Norris, Mary [S. Henry]
Northrop, Catharine [John]*
Norton, Helen M.
Norton, Luthcra
Noyes, Jonathan L.*



Otto, Matilda*



P.



March 15, 1854.

i( iC {(



a



ii a



December 23, 1855.
March 9, 1854.
June 13, 1855.



a a



i(



March 9, 1854.



December 17, 1856.



Packard, Eliza D. [F. A.]^^




JIarcli 9, 1854.


Packard, John H., M. D.*




u ic a


Packard, Mary H.*"




H li U'


Parsons, S. Dr.*t




a c( a


Parsons, Sarah [Dr. S.]*"]"




H 11 u


Patterson, Ann [James]




March 16, 1856.


Paxson, Elizabeth [Geo. W


•]*


September 19, 1855.


Pease, Mary D. [Oliver]*




June 14, 1854.


Phillips, Jemima*




April 5, 1857.


Piatt, Sarah [Joseph]*




March 16, 1856.


Pollock, John*




April 5, 1857.


Pollock, Jane [John]*




(( u u


Porter, Catharine [William


G.]«


March 9, 1854.


Powers, Vv''illiam




i( ic a


Powers, Elizabeth B.f




l( iC u


Powers, Emma L."




March 15, 1854.



LIST OF I\IE]M


BERS. 21

March 9, 1854.


Pratt, Lewelljm*


Pratt, Sarah P. [Lewellyn]*


a ii ii


Preston, Wiliiam E,.


December 23, 1855.


Preston, Charlotte [W. Vv.'


December 13, 1854.


R.




Rafsnjder, Edwin*


December 13, 1854.


Rafsnyder, Georgiana [Edwin]*


December 17, 1856.


Rafsnyder, Rebecca*


March 14, 1855.


^.Raiguel, William*


March 9, 1854.



Raiguel, Eliza D. [William]"^
Raiguel, Eveleen
Raiguel, Henry R.^f
Raiguel, Clara [H. R.]^'^
Redrow, Eliza (widow)*
Richardson, Lousia [John]*
Rushton, Fanny



S.



ii



a



a



March 14, 1855.
March 9, 1854.



a



ii



ii



March 11, 1857.
March 9, 1854.
March 11, 1857.



Sabine, Alex. F.*


June 6, 1856.


Sabine, Susan W. [A. F.]*


ii ii ii


Sabine, Bertha


March 11, 1857.


Sanford, Mary [E. S.]*


June 14, 1854.


Scott, James C*


March 9, 1854.


Scott, Agnes [J. C ]*


ii a ii


Sherman, Ann J.*


ii a a


Schriver, Eliza C.*


December 17, 1856.


Skilton, Eliza


March 11, 1857.


Sloan, Samuel


June 16, 1854.



22 LIST OF .^lEM


■ — *"■ — ' — ' "— — ■ — — ~ n

BERS.

June 16, 1854.


Sloan, i^Ia^;^ [S:u'nusr


Sloanaker, Williain^f


March 9, 1854.


Sloanakcr, Eliza 13. [William]* -


U U l(


- Smith, Eilen M.


September 27, 1854.


Smith, GeoviiiuG


March 16, 1856.


Smith, llhoda W.*


June G, 1856.


Smyth, Samuel*


March 9, 1854.


Smyth, Eliza [Samuel]*


li a (c


Snell, Mary Ann


March 13, 1857.


Souter, George*


March 9, 1854.


S:)uter, It^ab^Ua [George]*^"


December 23, 1855.


Sturo-eon, Emily V. [Dr. W]*


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Sturgeon, Richard*


March 9, 1854.


Sturgeon, Helen 31. [Richard]'*''


Cl iC li


Sutherl md, Mary [Joel B.]*


(( 11 11


Sutherland, JMary


March 16, 1855.


Sw-iim, Elizabeth (widow)*


December 23, 1855.


Swett, Adclia C. (widow)*


Mar:h 9, 1854.


T.




Taylor, Mary A. (widow)*


June 14, 1854.


Thompson, Margaret*


JMarch 9, 1854.


Towar, Alexaud.a'*^


March 9, 1854.


Towar, Harriet A. [Alex.]*^


(( u u


— Tredick, Benjamin T.


March 11, 1857.


Tredick, Dorcas [B. T.]*


March 9, 1854.


V.




Vanharlinfren, John M.*


March 15, 1854.


Vauharlinnen, Isabel [J. M.d*


a (( ic



LIST OF MEM BE


RS. 23


w.


Whelen, Edward S.*


November 10, 1853.


Whelen, Isabella N. [E. S.]*


March 9, 1854.


White, Charles*


March 15, 1854.


White, Maiia [Charles]*


U ii ((


White, IIciH^*


November 10, 1853.


Williams, Betsey A. [Simeon Jun."


December 17, 1856.


—Williams, Henry J.*


March 9, 1854.


Willi£ims, John H.*


March 16, 1856.


Williams, Matilda C. [J. H ]*


a i( a


Wilson, Hannah P. [Dr. Ellwoodl*


li ii a


Wright, Frances F. (widow)*


June 14, 1854.


Y.




Yates, Elizabeth J. (widow)*


December 23, 1855.


Young, Margaret*^


June 11, 1854.


SUMMARY




Original members, ....


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Since added on confession,


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certificate.


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231


Deceased, .....


7


Dismissed to other churches,


. 14 21


Present number, ....



210



ABTISLIS OF ASS0S1AT10W



WE, WHOSE Xx\MES are hereunto subscribed, citizens
of the State of Pennsylvania, having associated for religious
purposes, and having with that view contributed means for
the purposes of purchasing a site, and erecting thereon a
Church for the maintenance of public worship ; and, believ-
ing that it is essential to the permanent organization of such
an association, that it should enjoy the powers, privileges and
immunities of a corporation or body politic in law. WE DO,
THEREFORE, declare that the following shall be the terms,
articles and conditions of the said Incorporation.

ARTICLE I.

The name, style and title of the said Corporation, shall be
''THE CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, L\ THE
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA."

ARTICLE II.

The faith and government of the said Church shall con-



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form to the faith, and government of the Presbyterian Church
in the United States of America, and the said Church shall
be connected with and deemed to be under the care of that
General Assembly which assembled in the First Presbyterian
Church, in the City of Philadelphia, on the seventeenth day
of May, Anno Domini 1838.

ARTICLE III.'''

The said Corporation shall be managed by a Board of Trus-
tees, consisting of fifteen persons, of whom five shall consti-
tute a quorum, and out of their own number they shall elect a
President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

ARTICLE IV.

The following named persons shall constitute the Board of
Trustees, who shall hold their offices until the first Monday of
May, 1852, and until other Trustees are duly elected, viz : —
Matthias W. Baldwin, Thomas Fleming, John A.
Brown, Charles S. Wurts, Henry White, Oren Colton,
James Fassitt, David Lapsley, Edward S. Whelen,
John Richardson, E. S. Sanford, Henry J. Williams,
Joseph H. Dulles, Ferdinand J. Dreer, James C. Don-

NELL.

ARTICLE v.*

On the first Monday in May, in the year 1852, and in every
year thereafter, a meeting of the Pew Owners shall be held in

* As amended according to law, March 18, 18.36.



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