The arm at Mount Pisgah, having petitioned to her mother Church at Hopewell for a division, in order to form for herself a constitution, and
be organized into a distinct Church, was granted the following letter to which is annexed the names of the petitioners.
State of Tennessee
We the United Baptist Church at Hopewell Meeting house now in conference, do hereby certify that the following members are dismissed from us
in full fellowship for the purpose of constituting a church at Mount Pisgah a new meeting house, in Henderson County.
Done in conference on Saturday preceding the second Lord's day in August, 1835
Signed by order of the Church. (W.F.T. Rainey, Clerk)
Elder John C. Martin
Sam H. Burton
Cyrus J. Burns
Ottoway, a servant of T. Johnson
Jane S. Martin
Ann A. Burton
Black Females: Penny, a servant of J.C. Martin
Holly, a servant of D. Small
Making in the whole 31 members. And having called to our assistance Elders Lemuel Herron and Jacob Browning to constitute us as a church, on the 25th of April, 1835.