St. Matthew's Lutheran Church members of the congregation obligating themselves to financially contribute to purchase a plot of real estate for the construction of a church. One third of the sum due when lot is purchased, the second third payable after one month and the remaining third after the second month following the first payment.
German-language court brief listing German citizens indicted on charges of refusing to appear for their mandatory service in the military. Found guilty, they were sentenced to pay a fine of 200 marks and may face 40 days in prison.
Print document containing list of German immigrant passengers' names and the region or town they were from in Germany. In print is the date October 13. Handwritten notes add the year 1858 with further notes: "Passanger list aboard SS Gauss on 9 October. Sailed from Bremen to Charleston, Captain H. Wieting."
Letter in German from Heinrich Emil Eckel to the President and Council Members of the German St. Matthew's Church offering himself as a candidate for the customary annual selection for the position of organist. He references his experience playing his own works at two concerts given to celebrate the founding of the church. He also states other churches in the city have offered him a ten-year postion as organist, which speaks best to his qualifications.
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