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Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas 1747/12/31






1747 Dec. 31

Charles (Rambervillier) Father, Superior of the Capuchins
Father Charles
Father Mathias (of Sedan O.M.Cap.)
Darby, (English gentleman) Jonathan
Prevost (Jean Baptiste)
De Morand (Charles)
Chastang (Francois)
Morisset (Louis)
Dreux (Pierre)
Jauriquibery (Raymond St. Martin de)
Voisin (Pierre)
Raguet (Jean Baptiste)
New Orleans, (Louisiana)

Extract from book of Resolutions of parish of St. Louis, year of 1747

In obedience to the regulation of Messers (Pierre Rigaud Cavagnol de) Vandreuil governor and (Sebastian Francois Ange) Le Normant commissiaire general and Ordinateur of Province of La. dated Jan. 14, 1747, a meeting of churchwardens, former churchwardens and notables was held Dec. 31 to decide on means of assigning the pews of the church in accordance with the regulation according to which pews cannot be assigned in perpetuity nor for less than three years at a time. The matter of allocation of pews was proposed by Jonathan Darby and Sieur Prevost churchwardens with consent of Fr. Charles acting pastor and of Monsieur Raguet counselor in the Superior Council acting as procurator general. It was decided to auction the pews on Sunday Jan. 7, 1748. Extract signed, Fr. Charles. Certified by (Marin) Lenormand. List of the purchasers of the pews and the prices they paid.

IV-4-a (copy of) A.D.S. 4pp. 8vo. (French)

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