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

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

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...same shall be given, as soon as possible to the other.-Vol. I. p. 270. Sect. 4. Resolved, That the Trustees of this Assembly be directed to receive and hold, for the use of the Theological Seminary, the transfers which have been made, or shall be made, of property bequeathed to the Seminary.--1814. Vol. III. p. 157. See Chap. IV. Sect. 5 and 6, of this Part. PART VII. CHAPTER I. OF DOMESTIC MISSIONS. Sect. i. 4 standing Committee of Missions appointed, in 1802. The Assembly, pursuant to the report of a committee, "Resolved, That a committee be chosen annually by the General Assembly, to be denominated 'The standing Committee of Missions? that this committee shall consist of seven members, of whom four shall be clergymen and three laymen; that a majority of this committee shall be a quorum to do business; that it shall be the duty of this committee to collect, during the recess of the Assembly, all the information in their power relative to the concerns of missions and missionaides, to digest this information, and to report thereon at each meeting of the Assembly; to designate the places where, and specify the periods during which, the missionaries should be employed; to correspond with them if necessary, and with all other persons on missionary business; to nominate missionaries to the Assembly, and report the number which the funds will permit to be employed; to hear the reports of missionaries, make a statement thereon to the Assembly relative to the diligence, fidelity, and success of the missionaries, the sum due to each, and such parts of their reports as it may be supposed the Assembly would wish to hear in detail; to ascertain annually whether any money remains with the Trustees of the College of New Jersey, which ought to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782348
  • 9781236782342