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"Trustee Book of the first M.E. Church Varick A. Doremus, Clerk 1864", Chronological (imperfect), unpaginated. (January 16, 1856 - January 19, 1889) (Item 1)
This volume opens with an unidentified "meeting in Council No. 11211" on January 27, 1857, initiating Samuel Harris "in the first degree" and lists 25 male members "in good standing."

The minutes of annual trustees' meetings include the election of trustees, board president and clerk, the hiring of a church sexton, and limited notes of finances and church maintenance. Minutes in this order cover the years 1858-62, 1864, 1866-68, 1888-89, 1873-76, 1879-83. After the annual meeting minutes for 1889 are the minutes of a "Special Trustee Meeting" (October 30, 1872) and after the 1874 annual meeting are minutes of an "Official meeting" of October 29, 1874. Following the 1876 annual meeting are minutes of a meeting reorganizing the church on May 3, 1877.