A digest, compiled from the records of the General assembly of the Presbyterian church in the United States of America: and from the records of the late synod of New York and Philadelphia, of their acts and proceedings, that appear to be of permanent authority and interest; together with a short account of the missions conducted by the Presbyterian church

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Side v - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Side 343 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the face of the earth...
Side 24 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose ; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house by any two members, on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the house.
Side 304 - Esq., a committee to cooperate with committees of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian church, and the General Association of Connecticut, in...
Side 298 - If a Presbyterian Church shall settle a minister of Congregational principles, that Church may still conduct their discipline according to Presbyterian principles; excepting that if a difficulty arise between him and his Church, or any member of it, the cause shall be tried by the Association to which the said minister shall belong, provided both parties agree to it; otherwise by a council, one half Congregationalists and the other half Presbyterians, mutually agreed upon by the parties.
Side 297 - Regulations adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America, and by the General Association of the State of Connecticut, (provided said Association agree to them,) with a view to prevent alienation, and promote union and harmony, in those new settlements which are composed of inhabitants from these bodies.
Side 26 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Side 288 - Before any overtures, or regulations, proposed by the assembly to be established as constitutional rules, shall be obligatory on the churches, it shall be necessary to transmit them to all the presbyteries, and to receive the returns of at least a majority of them, in writing, approving thereof.
Side 192 - THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America would proceed forthwith to the First Presbyterian Church.
Side 339 - ... on the subject of holding slaves, together with that of the Synod of Ohio concerning the buying and selling of slaves, had been referred, reported ; and their report being read and amended, was adopted, and is as follows : viz. The...

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