W4148 TO REV. THOMAS BAKER from C. Ford
Oct 20 1852
To: Rev. Thomas Baker [Brantford, Ontario]
From: Newmarket, Ontario
Rev. Thomas Baker,
With pleasure I would inform you that at a Church meeting held in this place on the 15th inst. the following resolution was unanimously agreed to, Viz,
Moved by Mr. [Best?], Seconded by Brother Willard that we invite the Rev. Thos. Baker to take the pastoral charge of this Church:
Respected Sir, I do hope the request will be responded at your earliest convenience believing it to be the will of the Head of the Church our Lord & Saviour.1
Yours in the Bearing of Love,
C.C. Ford, [Deacon?]
Chairman of [?] meetings.
1 See Baker's draft copy of his reply of acceptance, at W4149.
W4150 & W4151 are also copies of the same draft
but they are illegible. It was Rev. Baker's habit to make draft copies of his letters, sometimes several drafts.