The Beginning of the Presbyterian Church in Manti

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Beginning of the Presbyterian Church in Manti
Description In the same month the committee made an application to the Board of Church Erection Fund for $2000. The Board of Church Erection Fund granted 5600 towards the building in Ma nt 1 * And the Lad t es Board of Missions wou 1 d f ur ni sh a no* ther S600. At the same time the Uomen's Presbyterian Missionary Society of Buffalo pledged to raise another $1000. It seemed to the committee members that there would now be enough money available to finish the project. In March 1881 the Alderman broke ground. Here a re some of the deci s ions the building commi ttee made: The plastering should be three cotas, hand finished. The roof i ng should be red pinerafters and the shingles first class timber. be paid $1700 for the finishing of the building according to The cornerstone was laid during a ceremony on April 22, 1831. A box containino a sketch of the history of the Pr e s - byterlan Church in Manti, a B i ol e, a Shorter Catechism and other papers were sealed into the cornerstone. Right before the cornerstone was laid, another import&nt event for the Presbyterian Church in Manti happened. On April 5th, 1881, the Church became an incorporated body ac- G. W. Mar11n became President of the Corpora11on Everything went smoothly from then on, and the building was growing daily, fir. Andreassen. the mason, received payment in the amount of $1057.25. He must have worked on the building for about nine months. The committee sent $300 to Chicago for furniture which included stoves, chandeliers, and lamps. In November the building committee obtained a mortgage on the property of the Church in the amount of $3400. The loan which the Church Erect ion Fund had cjiven towa rd s the c hurc h building in 113 n 11 was paid back with the mortgage money. -98-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323711
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