History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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taste of the [HC 1:358] builder: the rest of the lot for garden’s &c. All the houses to be built of brick and stone.
The names of the to be built the same as written June 24th. except a transposition under numbers 19, 20 and 21 thus, House of the Lord, the law of the Kingdom of heaven, and Messenger to the people; for the .
The scale of the plot is forty perches to the inch.
A description of the house of the Lord. which is to be built first, in Zion.
This house of the Lord for the , is eighty seven feet long, and sixty one feet wide; and ten feet taken off of the East end for the Stair way, leaves the inner Court, seventy eight feet by sixty one, which is calculated and divided for seats in the following manner; viz, The two Aisles [HC 1:359] four feet wide each; The middle block of pews, or slips, are eleven feet ten inches long, and three feet wide each: and the two lines drawn through the middle, are four inches apart; in which space a curtin is to drop at right angles, and divide the house into four parts if necessary. The pews of the side blocks, are fourteen and an half feet long, and three feet wide. The five pews in each corner of the house, are twelve feet six inches long. The open spaces, between the corner and side pews, are for fire places: Those in the West are nine feet wide, and the East ones are eight feet and eight inches wide, and the chimney, carried up in the wall where they are marked with a pencil.
The pulpit in the west end of the house is to be occupied by the , as follows, No. 1. is for the . Number two for the : Number three for the : And Number four for the : each of these are eight feet long, containing three coves or stands for the respective speakers; and those seats opposite them, are for visiting officers, who are to occupy seats according to their respective grades. The two spaces in the middle are stairs two [p. 307]
taste of the [HC 1:358] builder: the rest of the lot for garden’s &c. All the houses to be built of brick and stone.
The names of the to be built the same as written June 24th. except a transposition under numbers 19, 20 and 21 thus, House of the Lord, the law of the Kingdom of heaven, and Messenger to the people; for the .
The scale of the plot is forty perches to the inch.
A description of the house of the Lord. which is to be built first, in Zion.
This house of the Lord for the , is eighty seven feet long, and sixty one feet wide; and ten feet taken off of the East end for the Stair way, leaves the inner Court, seventy eight feet by sixty one, which is calculated and divided for seats in the following manner; viz, The two Aisles [HC 1:359] four feet wide each; The middle block of pews, are eleven feet ten inches long, and three feet wide each: and the two lines drawn through the middle, are four inches apart; in which space a curtin is to drop at right angles, and divide the house into four parts if necessary. The pews of the side blocks, are fourteen and an half feet long, and three feet wide. The five pews in each corner of the house, are twelve feet six inches long. The open spaces, between the corner and side pews, are for fire places: Those in the West are nine feet wide, and the East ones are eight feet and eight inches wide, and the chimney, carried up in the wall where they are marked with a pencil.
The pulpit in the west end of the house is to be occupied by the , as follows, No. 1. is for the . Number two for the : Number three for the : And Number four for the : each of these are eight feet long, containing three coves or stands for the respective speakers; and those seats opposite them, are for visiting officers, who are to occupy seats according to their respective grades. The two spaces in the middle are stairs two [p. 307]
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