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meeting aforesaid, was the legal and constitutional W. C. T. of said Temple of Honor, and acted as judge of said election.

, A. D. . A. B.

Incorporation of the Chinese Mission of the State of California.

CERT1F1CATE OF THE ELECT1ON OF TRUSTEES.

We, the undersigned, subscribers to the fund for the establishment of the Chinese Mission for the state of , a religious association, located at the city of , in said state, certify that, pursuant to notice previously given, we convened in the city of , on the day of ,

A. D. , for the purpose of electing five trustees of said association—that A. was chosen chairman, and B. secretary, and the meeting being thus organized, we proceeded to the election of five trustees, and the following named persons were duly elected trustees of the Chinese Mission for the state of , to be thereafter known and called by such name and title: A.,

B. , C, D. and E.

Dated at , the day of , A. D. .

C. K.
I. L.

Report of Trustees of a Benevohnt Association.

The Chinese Mission for the state of California, by the trustees ( report, that the property, real and personal, held in trust by them consists of , in the city of

San Francisco, originally costing dollars, and now to

be valued at , and that the said corporation are in

debted to in the sum of

A. B., Trustee.

Incorporation of a Church.

We, the undersigned, members of the First Congregational Society of , and judges of election at a meeting of said

society, held in the vestry of the church on street, on evening, the day of , A. D. ,

pursuant to notice previously given, in accordance with the constitution of said society, do hereby certify, that at the meeting aforesaid, Messrs. A., B., C, D., E., and F., were duly chosen by ballot as trustees of said society, they and their successors to be known hereafter as "The Board of Trustees of the First Congregational Society of ," and as such to have charge of all the property of said society, and perform all the duties usually connected with the office; and that immediately after the said election the said six trustees were divided by lot into three

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classes of two in each class, in accordance with Article A. of the constitution of said society, Messrs. A. and B. to hold their offices until the next annual meeting of the society, and until their re-election or others shall be elected in their places; Messrs. B. and C. to hold their offices until the second annual meeting hereafter, and until their places shall be filled by a new election; and Messrs. D. and E. to Jfiold their offices until the third annual meeting hereafter, and until a new election to supply their laces. So that at each annual meeting of the society there shall e elected two trustees to supply the places of the two trustees whose term of office shall then expire, who shall hold their offices for the term of three years, and until suspended by a new election.

We also certify, that A. was chosen as moderator of the society and chairman of the board of trustees; B. as treasurer; and C. as clerk, to hold their offices for

Witness our hands and seals in , this day

of ,A. D.

Signed and sealed in ) C. [l. B'.'\

presence of G. H. j M. [l. s.]

Judges of Election.

Report of Trustees of a Church.

To the First Presbyterian Society in the city of , state

of :—

The undersigned trustees of your society, in pursuance of the section of an act of the legislature of the state aforesaid, entitled passed respectfully report that the

following is all the property, real and personal, held by your trustees m trust for said society, to wit: , and valued

by us in all at dollars, which property is subject to a

mortgage of dollars now over due and on interest, pay

able at the rate of per

There is also a street assessment lien upon said property for grading and planking in front thereof, amounting to dollars.

There is also owing and due to the Rev. , the sum of

dollars, as pastor of , from the day of

, to the day of

And there is now due to said society from individual pewholders, for rent from , to , the sum of dollars.

All of which is respectfullv submitted. A. B.

CD.
E. F.,

Secretary of the Board. Proceedings by a Ghwrch to Effect a Loan by Mortgage.

PETITION.

To the Hon. the District Court of the Twelfth Judicial District of the &c, &c.

Your petitioners, "The trustees of the church of the

city of San Francisco," in the said state of California, represent to this honorable court—That they are a religious corporation duly incorporated according to the provisions of the statutes of this state, under the corporate name of "The trustees of the church of the city of San Francisco."

That they are seized and possessed as such trustees as aforesaid, of certain real estate situated in said city and county of San Francisco, bounded and described as follows, viz.: {Here insert description.']

Your petitioners further represent that A. B., C. D., E. F., &c, are the present trustees of said church and compose said corporation; and that A. B. is president, and C. D. secretary of said board of trustees.

Your petitioners further represent that there is erected and now standing and being upon said lot hereinbefore described, a large and valuable building used by said church and the congregation connected therewith, for stated meetings for religious worship.

That the said corporation is now indebted in the sum of about $5,000, which indebtedness has been contracted for the improvement of said property, and the benefit of said church and congregation.

And your petitioners further represent that the immediate necessities of said church and corporation require that said trustees should have at their disposal, for the meeting of the necessities of said church and congregation, the sum of $5,000.

Your petitioners further represent that they have no money' whatever on hand belonging to said corporation.

That the current receipts are about sufficient to meet the current expenses of said church and the interest on the sum of $5,000, at the rate of one and one-half per cent, per month.

And your petitioners further represent that they can procure the said sum of $5,000 for the period of one year, with the privilege of continuing the same for two years, at the rate of one and one-half per cent, per month interest, and that your petitioners are unable to obtain the same at any less rate of interest, or on any more favorable terms than above named.

And your petitioners further represent that at a meeting of the said church and congregation, held at the meeting-house of Baid church on the day of A. D.

a resolution was adopted by a unanimous vote of the members present, directing your petitioners to effect a loan not exceeding $5,000, for the purposes above named, a copy of which resolution is hereto annexed, marked "A." That said meeting at which said resolution was adopted was duly called and notice thereof given from the pulpit on the preceding Sabbath for that especial purpose.

And your petitioners further represent that, in accordance with said resolution, your petitioners have this day of

A. D. held a meeting at which all the members of said

corporation were present, where a resolution was duly adopted, a copy of which is hereto annexed marked "B."

And your petitioners represent that it would be for the benefit and interest of said church and congregation that said loan should be made, and said note and mortgage executed.

Wherefore your petitioners pray that an order may be made by this court for the mortgaging of said real estate to secure the payment of such loan, not exceeding $5,000, as said corporation can effect for the period of one year or longer, not exceeding two year?, at a rate ot interest not exceeding one and one-half per cent, per month; and also allowing said corporation trustees as aforesaid, to make and deliver with 6aid mortgage a promissory note, under the corporate seal and in the corporate name of said corporation, for the said sum so obtained as aforesaid, to any person furnishing said sum of money as aforesaid.

Dated * A. B.

C. D.
E. F., &c,
Trustees of the Church, San Francisco.

City and County of San Francisco, 66:

C. D., of said city and county, being duly sworn, says, that he is a member and secretary of said corporation, in the foregoing

Eetition mentioned. That he has read the said petition ana that e believes the same to be true. Sworn before me this ) C. D.

day of A. D. 1859. f [l. 8.] R. H. Sinton, Notary Public.

A.—Resolution referred to in foregoing Petition.

At a meeting of the church and congregation of the

church of the city of San Francisco, California, held pursuant to call and due notice for that purpose, on the of , A. D. , the following resolution was adopted by a unanimous vote of all the members present:

Resolved, that the trustees of this church be and they are hereby instructed to procure a loan not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000), for a period not exceeding two years, at a rate of interest not exceeding one and a half per cent. per month, to pay the present indebtedness and meet such other present necessities as the corporation shall be compelled to meet for the benefit of the church; and the said trustees are also instructed to make application to the Twelfth District Court for an order allowing them to make and execute a promissory note and mortgage on the real property of said corporation for the amount; and on obtaining such order, to execute and deliver to any person who will furnish such sum of money on the terms aforesaid, a note and mortgage for snch sum, according to law.

C. D., Clerk.

B.—Resolution referred to in foregoing Petition.

At a meeting of the trustees of the church of the

city of San Francisco, held on the day of ,1858, all the members being present, the following resolution was adopted:

Resolved, that the petition drawn up to be presented to the twelfth district court be now signed by the members of the board; and that said petition be then presented to said court, and that on obtaining the proper order therefor, a loan not exceeding $5,000 be made, and a note and mortgage executed therefor, according to law and the terms of said order.

C. D., Secretary of the Board, &c.

Order of Publication on the foregoing Petition.

Twelfth District Court, City and County of San Francisco. In the matter of the application of 1

trustees church, for power to >

mortgage, &c. )

On reading the annexed petition of " The Trustees, &c.," a religious corporation, and on motion of A. B., in behalf of said corporation,

It is ordered that said petition be presented, and said application made to the said twelfth district court, at the court-room thereof, &c, on , the day of , A. D.

, at the opening of the court on that day, or as soon thereafter as said application can be heard.

And it is further ordered that a notice of said application be pnblished in the , a newspaper printed and pub

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