From the financial statement for 1883

 

 

Given as the hierarchıs salary 5,000.00 rubles, which makes 796 3/4 pounds sterling:

 

            to the Archpriest Vladimir Vechtomov 3,148 rubles, or two thousand and four hundred and twenty-three dollars and ninety-six cents; as his salary 2,548 rubles or $1.961.96, and housing allowance, 600.00 rubles, or $462.90.

 

            to the Priest, as his salary and housing allowance, 2,754.00 rubles, or $2,120.50.

 

            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 subdeaconıs salary and housing allowance, to the Singer Michael Mstislavsky, 1,280 rubles, or nine hundred eighty-five dollars and sixty cents.

 

            as subdeaconıs salary and housing allowance, to the Singer John Rayndl, 1,280 rubles, or nine hundred eighty-five dollars and sixty cents. The remaining 12 dollars, a result of Rayndl's illness, was paid to the Alaska Trade Company to pay off the general debt for the church buildings they constructed in Alaska, a total of 1280 rubles, or nine hundred eighty-five dollars and sixty cents.

 

            as readerıs salary and housing allowance, to the Singer Nicephorus Ptitsyn 1,084 rubles, or eight hundred thirty-four dollars and sixty-eight cents.

 

            as readerıs salary and housing allowance, to the Deacon Basil Kashevarov, who is under suspension, $468.30 To the reader John Dabovich, hired after the departure of B. Kashevarov to perform the duties of church reader with a salary of $20 a month, $100; the total given was 727 rubles and 70 kopeks, or $568.30.

 

Paid to the director of Alaska Trade Company Mr. Gustav Neubaum for the construction of a church rectory in Alaska, according to the contract concluded between Bishop Nestor and G. Neubaum, seven thousand four hundred and forty-five dollars and sixty-five cents.

 

Issued to the General Consulate in S. Francisco for transpotation of the suspended Deacon Basil Kashevarov with his family to Vladivostok one thousand sixty-eight dollars and seventy-five cents.

 

For baking of prosphori in S. Francisco $120; in Sitka $36, and in Kenai $36; total one hundred and ninety-two dollars.

 

Thirty-one dollars was spent or two round trips for an archpriest and a reader from San Francisco to Sacramento to prepare the criminal Simon Raten for his death.

 

For the coffin made for burial of the body of Bishop Nestor who fell asleep in the Lord, $15; and for a cast iron stove for Kenai, $22.60; total: thirty-seven dollars and sixty cents.