Rules and Regulations, 14 January 1836

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1st— It is according to the rules and regulations of all regular and legal organized bodies to have a president to keep order.—
2ond— The body thus organized are under obligation to be in subjection to that authority—
3d— When a congregation assembles in this they shall submit to the following rules, that due respect may be paid to the order of the worship—viz.
1st— no man shall be interupted who is appointed to speak by the of the Church, by any disorderly person or persons in the congregation, by whispering by laughing by talking by menacing Jestures by getting up and running out in a disorderly manner or by offering indignity to the manner of worship or the religion or to any officer of said church while officiating in his office in any wise whatever by any display of ill manners or ill breeding from old or young rich or poor male or female bond or free black or white believer or unbeliever and if any of the above insults are offered such measures will be taken as are lawful to punish the aggressor or aggressors and eject them out of the
2ond— An insult offered to the presidency<presiding> of said Church, shall be concidered an insult to the whole
1st— It is according to the rules and regulations of all regular and legal organized bodies to have a president to keep order.—
2ond— The body thus organized are under obligation to be in subjection to that authority—
3d— When a congregation assembles in this they shall submit to the following rules, that due respect may be paid to the order of the worship—viz.
1st— no man shall be interupted who is appointed to speak by the of the Church, by any disorderly person or persons in the congregation, by whispering by laughing by talking by menacing Jestures by getting up and running out in a disorderly manner or by offering indignity to the manner of worship or the religion or to any officer of said church while officiating in his office in any wise whatever by any display of ill manners or ill breeding from old or young rich or poor male or female bond or free black or white believer or unbeliever and if any of the above insults are offered such measures will be taken as are lawful to punish the aggressor or aggressors and eject them out of the
2ond— An insult offered to the presiding of said Church, shall be concidered an insult to the whole
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