A Sketch-book of the American Episcopate During One Hundred Years, 1783-1883

Front Cover
Lippincott, 1884 - Bishops - 368 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 42 - William, by Divine Providence Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, Greeting.
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 37 - 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 359 - IN the name of GOD, Amen. I N. chosen Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in ^V. do promise conformity and obedience to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : So help me GOD, through JESUS CHRIST.
Page 184 - 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 29 - 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 endeavor, 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 348 - 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 354 - Union, have been entered into between the bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America and the Mexican branch of the Catholic Church of our Lord Jesus Christ, militant upon earth...
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 26 - Reverend the Bishops of the Church in Scotland; the said Bishops, having taken this proposal into their serious consideration, most heartily concurred to promote and encourage the same, as far as lay in their power ; and accordingly began the pious and good work recommended to them, by complying with the request of the clergy in Connecticut, and advancing the said Dr. Samuel Seabury to the high order of the Episcopate; at the same time earnestly praying that this work of the Lord, thus...

Bibliographic information