Chester M Bisbee Yellow Fever Committee

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Chester M Bisbee Yellow Fever Committee - . , t Affairs at Pais Christian. Pnblle meeting...
. , t Affairs at Pais Christian. Pnblle meeting mt Citizens, to Consider ' l bo eMtnatien. Pass C hj&istia x, Miss , Qct.12, 1S73, At an improinpta meeting of the citizens citizens of Pass Christian, held , this day at the market-house, market-house, market-house, on motion, W. A. Chain pi in was called to. the chair and C. M. Bisbee was appointed Sfcretary. On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved resolved that in consideration of the fact that the prevailing fever is increasing ix d spreading throughout the town, and many persons are in need of aid! and assistance, assistance, therefore be it resolved that we form ourselves into a society to be called the Belief Association ot Pass Christian. Mies. ; and, on further motion, it was re- re- solved that W. A. Champun do elected permanent Chairman, and C. M. Bisbee permanent Secretary of the society. . On motion, it was resolved that A. K. Northrop be elected permanent Treasurer Treasurer of the society. On . motion, it was .resolved that the chairman appoint a committee of three, to solicit snbscriptioDS for the relief of persons Bettering from yellow fever, and that they pay the same over to the Ti easnrer as last as collected, taking his receipt for the same. The chairman appointed the following Tyersons on said committee, viz : KUiot Henderson, H.y. Lizana, and B. Hart. On motion, it was resolved that the chairman appoint a committee of tive as a relief committee, whose duty it shall be to inquire into, and visit every case of sickness which shall come to their knowledge, and report im mediately, at least once ever? day to the Chairman, or to the Secretary, with recommendation of what immediate assistance assistance is necessary, and the chairman shall draw his order on the treasurer, countersigned by the secretary to the order of the chairman of the Relief Committee, Committee, for the amount. The chairman appointed the following persons on the Relief Coinraitte, viz: Elliot Henderson. Kev. L. Y. Jetwup, H. V. Lizana. Joseph Lewis and P. Curtis. On motion it was resolved that Elliot Henderson be, and is hereby appointed Chairman of the Relief Committee. On motion, it was resolved that the chairman call a meeting of the society whenever he deems it proper and necessary. necessary. On motion, it was resolved that the Sea Shore Gazette, of Handsboro, Miss. and the New Orleans limes and rica-jnne, rica-jnne, rica-jnne, were requested to publish the proceedings proceedings of this meeting. On motion, it was resolved that this meeting adjourn, subject to call of the chairman. W. A. CHAMPi.lir. 4 Chairman. C. M. Bisbek. Secretary. f

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 16 Oct 1878, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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