Given as the hierarch's salary for the Right Reverend Nestor [Zass], by his proxy, to the archpriest Vladimir Vechtomov, 2,916.68 rubles, two thousand two hundred and forty dollars.
The news of the repose of the Right Reverend Nestor on June 30, was received by the Consistory on August 2/14; therefore, the hierarch's salary for July was returned to the Consistory.
The Rt. Reverend Nestor's receipts for the four-months' salary received by him are on file. His salary for three other months was given, by the Rt. Rev. Nestor's proxy of 4/19 April 1882 No 72, to the Archpriest V. Vechtomov with receipts.
* to the Archpriest V[ladimir] Vechtomov, as his salary and housing allowance, 3,148 rubles, or two thousand four hundred and twenty-three dollars and ninety-six cents.
* to the Priest A[lexander] Dilichensky, as his salary and housing allowance, 1,377 rubles, or one thousand and sixty dollars and twenty cents.
* to the Deacon John Sobolev, as his salary and housing allowance, 1,576 rubles, or one thousand two hundred thirteen dollars and fifty-two cents.
* as subdeacon's salary and housing allowance, to the Singer Michael Mstislavsky, 1,280 rubles, or nine hundred eighty-five dollars and sixty cents.
* as subdeacon's salary and housing allowance, to the Singer John Rayndl, 1,280 rubles, or nine hundred eighty-five dollars and sixty cents.
* as reader's salary and housing allowance, to the Deacon Basil Kashevarov, who is under suspension, 1,084 rubles, or eight hundred thirty-four dollars and sixty-eight cents.
* as reader's salary and housing allowance, to the Singer Alexander Voskresensky was given in January, February, March, and April, 361.30 rubles, or two hundred seventy-eight dollars and twenty cents; for the remaining eight months, the Singer Nicephorus Ptitsyn was paid 722.70 rubles, or five hundred fifty-six dollars and forty-eight cents. In total, for the position of the second reader, was given 1,084 rubles, or eight hundred thirty-four dollars and sixty-eight cents.
As supplementary salary to one of the ecclesiastics who is conducting Spiritual Consistory business,
* to the acting office manager of the Consistory Michael Mstislavsky was given 343 rubles, or two hundred sixty-four dollars and eleven cents.
For the hired servants, watchman, for office supplies, etc., 1,360 rubles was spent.
For the rent of a mailbox, the post office was paid nine dollars and forty cents.
For postage to various addresses, on behalf of the Rt. Reverend Nestor and the Consistory, of both insured and unregistered packages, was paid nineteen dollars and six cents.
For the annual rent of a Safe Deposit box, where the Consistory's cash is being kept, was paid fifty dollars.
To Denaveaux and Maison for port sent to churches in Unalaska, Nushigak, Belkofsky, Kodiak, Kenai, St. Paul Island, and Kwipach, 10 gallons per church, and to churches in Nazan, 5 gallons, and St. George Island, 2 gallons, total 77 gallons for $3 per gallon, paid two hundred and thirty-one dollar.
For the four icons on the San Francisco Cathedral's Royal Doors, painted on zinc with gold, textured background, was sent to the office of the Metachromotype of Rakochi, Sidorsky and Co. fifty-eight dollars.
The icons were ordered per the instruction of the Rt. Rev. Nestor of 8/20 April 1882 No. 76. Per decision of the Consistory of 14/20 June, was sent to the firm of Rakochi, Sidorsky and Co. for these icons from the personal funds of the Rt. Rev. Nestor, at his wish, 50 dollars and from the funds of the Consistory, 25 dollars. On September 11, 1882, the Metachromotype notified the Consistory by its memo No. 1215 of the receipt of this $75, which were in St. Petersburg equaled to 150 rubles, and requested another 62 rubles in bank-notes to be sent for the icons. To liquidate this debt, the Consistory on November 20/December 2 sent a draft for 33 dollars, which equaled 6 pound and 8 shillings. On December 24, 1882, by No. 2600 the office notified the Consistory of the receipt of the said draft adding that this draft was not yet credited.
Upon receipt of the icon of the Holy Queen Alexandra, donated to the church in San Francisco by Lieutenant Manzurov, was paid via Wells Fargo Company, for customs duty and shipping, 11 dollars and 95 cents.
Upon receiving the sad news of the Rt. Rev. Nestor's repose, the church in San Francisco was draped outside in black calico and inside in crepe, silk ribbons and flowers, for which was spent eighty-two dollars and seventy cents: for 18 yards of narrow crepe, $13.50; for 5 5/8 yards of wide silk crepe, $14; for a piece of wide silk ribbon, $8.50; for 18 yards of narrow ribbon, $3.25; for the labor of draping the church on the outside including decorator's materials, $22.75; for fresh flowers, $20; for nails, thread, etc., 70 cents, in total: eighty-two dollars and seventy cents.
For two telegrams sent on June 15/27 and June 26/8 to the lord Ober-Procurator of the Holy Synod regarding the suspension of Priest [Alexander] Dilichensky's salary and issuance to him of a travel allowance; for a June 17/29 telegram to the lord Ober-Procurator of the Holy Synod informing of the intention of the Rt. Rev. Nestor [to spend] the winter in Kwikpack; for two telegrams of August 2/14 - to the lord Ober-Procurator and the Most Reverend Metropolitan Isidor - notifying them of the repose of the Rt. Rev. Nestor; and for a telegram of 14/26 October with the notification that, according to the telegraph report, the body of the Rt. Rev. Nestor was found; in total, for 6 telegrams, one hundred and twenty-four dollars and eight cents.
To the Gas Light Company for gas illumination of the rectory in 1882 two hundred and thirty-two dollars and 30 cents.