Williamstown Temperance Society
And it appearing to the satisfaction of the society that a rule has been heretofore entered herein against Elias Billeter, Joseph Chipman, P. N. Hutchison, J.. J. Wilson, Ulm (sp?) Childers, James Hogan, Clinton Coleman, Jas. R. Sechrest, Martin Brumback, V. Robert Covolt requiring them to appear at this meeting and show cause why they should not be expelled from this society for breaking its pledge by using spirituous liquors and all of them having failed to appear and it appearing to the satisfaction of the society that they are all guilty of the offence alleged, it is ordered that they and each one of them be expelled from membership in the society.
From the minutes of a meeting of the Williamstown Temperance society on January 5, 1843