The Archives contains the original 1886 pledges.
The paragraph preceeding the names, amounts and dates paid, reads:
Las Vegas Nmex January 1886. We the undersigned promise to pay to N.L. Rosenthal President of the Congregation Montefiore or to his successors in Trust for said Congregation the sum of money by us severally subscribed and hereunder placed opposite our respective names said money to be used and expended in the purchase of "Grounds" and Building a Temple for said Congregation.