A Sketch-book of the American Episcopate

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Lippincott, 1878 - 322 pages

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Page 5 - Let me only observe, as a specimen of my trouble, that I have sometimes been obliged to run half over London, in order to fix a date correctly...
Page 42 - William, by Divine Providence Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, Greeting.
Page 38 - an Act to empower the Archbishop of Canterbury or the Archbishop of York for the time being, to consecrate to the office of a Bishop persons being subjects or citizens of countries out of His Majesty's dominions...
Page 33 - Concordate, or bond of union, between the Catholic remainder of the ancient Church of Scotland and the now rising Church in the State of Connecticut.
Page 182 - Society ; the degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred upon him by the University of Glasgow in 1806; and in 1808 he was elected a member of the French Institute.
Page 312 - ART. 5. The Protestant Episcopal Church in Haiti further agrees to concede to the House of Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, the choice of its first Bishop to be consecrated; and thereafter to concede the same...
Page 157 - In 1794 he received the degree of Doctor in Divinity from the University of Pavia.
Page 30 - ... earnestly wish for as much unity as possible, Bishop Seabury also agrees to take a serious view of the Communion office recommended by them, and if found agreeable to the genuine standards of antiquity, to give his sanction to it, and by gentle methods of argument and persuasion, to endeavour, as they have done, to introduce it by degrees into practice, without the compulsion of authority on the one side, or the prejudice of former custom on the other.
Page 40 - Licence for their Election, or the Royal Mandate under the Great Seal for their Confirmation and Consecration, and without requiring them to take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of due Obedience to the Archbishop for the Time being...
Page 38 - Bishops for the purposes aforesaid, without the King's licence for their election, or the royal mandate under the Great Seal for their confirmation and consecration, and without requiring them to take the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and the oath of obedience to the Archbishop for the time being.

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