The National Register Volume 5, No. 1 - V. 6, No. 26

The National Register Volume 5, No. 1 - V. 6, No. 26

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...HOUSE OF LORDS. The House was occupied in some routine business on Monday and Tuesday, and adjourned till Thursday. THURSDAY, JUNE 30. STIPENDIARY CURATES BfLL. On the third reading being moved, according to tbe order of the day, The Lord Chjsckli O R declared, that the gradation of power andcontroul vested by the clauses of Appeal, would exrite jealously and hatred amongst the different classes of Ministers, whilst the remedy sought could not be obtained under the Bill in its present shapc 1 be were to deliver his opinion as a lawyer, be would say, that a Bill inoreadvantageous to uui tnm Attornics could not be introduced; he should therefore w illingly, before the House derided, hear the sentiments of the Right Rev. Bench on the subject. Tue Bnnor or Rochester rose and said, that the diocese over Which he presided was so small, as not to furnish o sufficient number of instances by which any criterion for judgment could be established.. He could, however, assure their Lordships, that this was a measure to which he paid great attention. Their Lordships must be aware that nothing could tend M effectually to the support and maintenance of the established religion aj union amongst its Clergy. By the clauses of this Hill the Curate aud the Rector would be set a.t variance in the first nstance, and then their superior., were to be involved in the contest by the power of appeal j so that from beginning to end thVe would be nothing but one scene of confusion, distrust, and jeJ?..iu: y. The Rituor or to.voo.v regretted the necessity which he felt of dissenting from the Right Reverend Prelate, who had just delivered his opinion; but, he felt it incumbent on him to give bis feeble support to this Bill, because, he was convinced that it would..show more

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  • English
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  • 1236588207
  • 9781236588203