The teacher reported that several
articles of clothing had been received from Mrs
Mxxxxxxxx and Mrs Menzies since the notice was given in
Church that such articles were required.
The teacher mentioned that the Rev Mr
Reid wished to be a member of the sub committee. The sub
committee allow this matter to lie over till next
meeting to see if they have power to assume Mr Reid -
but at the same time express their feeling that Mr Reid
should be allowed to sit as a member if competent.
The teacher reported that the boy Logan
(admitted 12 July 1850 minutes) had left. The teacher is
directed to see to bring the boy back on paying 4d per
week and to report to next Meeting.
The teacher is authorized in the meantime
till next meeting, to procure for the use of the School
3 creels of crabs. The Meeting took up the application
on behalf of John McHutchison’s (2) children.
McHutchison offers to pay 1/- per week (see Application
Book page 11). Having heard the teacher as to the
circumstances of the child, the case is deferred till
the next meeting.
They also took up the case of Hugh
McCulloch’s daughter Margaret (see App. Book p11). He
offers to pay 6d per week for her. They agreed to admit
the girl in these terms. McCulloch is a widower and
always out of work.
The Meeting was opened with prayer by Mr
Dodds and closed by the Rev Mr Thomson.