Vestry Records, Vol. I., 1806-1836. [series]: (Item 3)
These records include the election of wardens and vestrymen, administration of finances, appointments of delegates to state conventions, appointments of rectors, and disposition of various church properties.
Among entries of special note are the following: $250 annually advanced for support of the rector by
Trinity Church in New York, which aid vas withdrawn November 4, 1815; resolution to establish a school, November 1, 1817, school "disposed of" December 13, 1822; resolution of May 28, 1827 calling for "some mode of improving the sacred music of the church," and a resolution of September 7, 1827 to establish a "singing school" under the
direction of Mrs. Nixon, who was to be paid $100 a year "to conduct the Music of the Church;" note of the death of Rev. Orris Clark; resolutions of sympathy and plans for the funeral being passed on February 24, 1828; notice on May 10, 1828 of a bill received from Rev. Adams for preaching at the funeral of Rev. Clark; the church's
refusal to pay as the bill was "unusual, unreasonable and altogether inadmissable;" donation of $1000 to the church by Jacob Schuman on March 28, 1829; note on September 18, 1830 of the death of John Henry Hobart DD, with resolutions of sympathy and thirty days mourning; and a resolution of December 6, 1832 to build a new church edifice,
the alternative of "thorough repair" proposed June 7, 1833.