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A New System of Modern Geography: Or A View of the Present State of the ... - Page 308
by Sidney Edwards Morse - 1822 - 676 pages
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The history of Scotland, from the invasion of the Romans till the union with ...

Daniel Macintosh - 1821
...generally every month, and who take cognizance of all ecclesiastical matters within their district. Synods form the next gradation in the scale of ecclesiastical judicature : They are composed of delegates from the different presbyteries ; they are courts of appeal, and review the proceedings of...
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The Edinburgh Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary ..., Volume 5

Geography - 1822
...ecclesiastical judicature in Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbytery, which has cognizance of the conduct...procedure of the presbyteries. The general assembly, which is a representative body, consists of delegates from presbyteries, universities, and royal boroughs,...
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The Edinburgh gazetteer, or, Geographical dictionary

Edinburgh gazetteer - 1822
...Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbytery, which lias cognizance of the conduct of the clergy, and of all...procedure of the presbyteries. The general assembly, which is a representative body, consists of delegates from presbyteries, universities, and royal boroughs,...
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

Sidney Edwards Morse, Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1822 - 676 pages
...the congregation for the propriety of their conduct; these with the minister compose a kirk-session, which is the lowest ecclesiastical judicature in Scotland....the clergy, and of all ecclesiastical matters within Us bounds. Synods form (he next gradation in the scale of ecclesiastical judicature. They are composed...
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Leigh's new pocket road-book of Scotland

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1829
...judicature in Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute a Preshytery, which takes cognizance of the conduct of the clergy, and of all ecclesiastical matters within its bounds. A Synod is composed of several presbyteries, and all are ander the superintendence of the General Assembly,...
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encyclopedia americana a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature ...

FRANCIS LIEBER - 1832
...ecclesiastical judicature in Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbytery, which has cognizance of the conduct...several presbyteries, and of a ruling elder from every kirk session within their bounds. They are courts of appeal, and review the procedure of the presbyteries....
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 11

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...ecclesiastical judicature in Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbytery, which has cognizance of the conduct...several presbyteries, and of a ruling elder from every kirk session within their bounds. They are courts of appeal, and review the procedure of the presbyteries....
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 11

Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...in Scotland. The ministers of several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbyter}-, which has cognizance of the conduct of the clergy,...several presbyteries, and of a ruling elder from every kirk session within their bounds. They are courts of appeal, and review the procedure of the presbyteries....
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Encyclopædia americana, Volume 11

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Reference - 1832
...several contiguous parishes constitute what is called a presbytery, •which has cognizance of die conduct of the clergy, and of all ecclesiastical matters...several presbyteries, and of a ruling elder from every kirk session within their bounds. They are courts of appeal, and review the procedure of the presbyteries....
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 3

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...defunct, and can only be revived by the General Assembly, and not by act or deed of their own. Synods are composed of several presbyteries, and of a ruling elder from every church-session within their bounds. Most of them meet twice a year, viz. in April and October. They...
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