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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...and Rev. S. Y. Monroe
elected Corresponding Secretary. A Board of Trustees was elected,
to hold in trust all property bequeathed or donated to the Church,
not specified for any particular object. The bishops were permitted
to allow preachers to remain on circuits and stations three years
if the interest of the work require it. The bishops reported that
the question of Lay Delegation had been presented to the preachers
and people with the following results: Preachers in favor, 1,338;
against, 3,069. Laymen in favor, 28,884; against, 47,855. A vote
was then taken declaring that the Conference was ready to admit lay
delegates to the councils of the Church as soon as the Church shall
indicate such a desire. Slavery having been abolished by the issues
of war, the Conference passed a rule prohibiting "the buying or
selling of slaves" by any member of the Church. The Missionary
Society received in I860 $258,849 1862 $239,340 1861 225,084 1863
429,768 Rev. Dr. Durbin was again elected Secretary of the
Missionary Society; Rev. Dr. Harris was also elected First
Assistant Secretary, and Rev. Dr. Trimble Second Assistant. The
receipts of the Sunday-School Union were as follows: I860 $12,000
1862 $9,595 1861 11,214 1863 12,978 Rev. Dr. Wise was re-elected
its Corresponding Secretary. The Tract Society received from the
Churches the following amounts: I860 $2,803 1862 $4,756 1861 4,042
18G3 8,718 Dr. Wise was again made Secretary of this Society. Dr.
Curry was elected editor of the Christian Advocate, and Dr. Whedon
editor of the Quarterly Review. Rev. Drs. Carlton and Porter were
returned as agents of the Book Room. We have now given a summary of
the important facts connected with each General Conference from the
first in 1792, including the...
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Charles Chaucer Goss
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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