If the Lord’s will, will preach at Bethel (of Suwannee, Fla., Association) January 10; Hebron, 11; Prospect, 12; Salem, lo; Mt. Zion, 14; Little Spring, 15; New Hope, 16 and 17; Shady Grove, 18, 19 and 20; Etoinah, 21; Union Grove, 22. He will need conveyance. The Georgia appointments were too late for insertion in December issue, as were Eld. Hancks’, of Alabama, and Eld. Stuckey’s, of Louisiana.
The Primitive Baptist Church at Fellowship, Tallapoosa county, Ala., on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in November, 1887, after preaching by Elders J. J. Cleveland and L. C. Peters, while in Conference, declared unanimously that they would not hold in fellowship any members that allied themselves with any secret institution; and made it also my duty to inform you, and to request its publication in The Gospel Messenger.
Your little brother, if one at all. A. J. WHITTEN, Sr.
The Gospel Messenger, Volume 10, No. 1, January 1888, inside front cover