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MINISTERS.

ELDERS.

OF THE PRESBYTERI OF

Rev. Sylvester Woodbridge. Campbell Bushnell. North River, John Johnston.

Eli H. Corwin.
Jared Dewing.
Hudson,

Charles Cummins. James Wallace.
George Stebbins.

Townsend Seely.
Long Island, None.

None.
New York, Stephen N. Rowan, D.D. Eliphalet Wickes.

Thomas M'Auley, D.D. Benjamin Strong.
James G. Ogilvie. Eleazer Lord.
John Goldsmith.

Richard Cunningham.
Joseph D. Wickham.
New York, 2nd. Joseph M.Elroy, Robert Blake.
Newark,
Samuel Fisher.

None.
Gideon N. Judd.
Elizabethtown, Stephen Thompson. Jonathan Freeman.

William B. Barton. Jacob Davis.
Newton,
Jacob R. Castner.

None.
Lemuel F. Leake.
New Brunswick, Archibald Alexander D.D.Elias Mollison.

Isaac V. Brown.

Charles Hodge.
Susquehannah,
Burr Baldwin,

Joshua W. Raynsford.
Philadelphia, Jacob J. Janeway, D. D. William Nassau.
Ezra S. Ely, D. D. Robert Hammil, of

Norristown.
William L. M‘Calla. Robert Hammil, of

Philadelphia.
John Burtt.

Samuel M‘Learn.
New Castle, Samuel Martin, D. D. John Buchanan.
Robert White.

John W. Cuningham. Eliphalet W. Gilbert. William Kirkpatrick, Lewes, None.

None.
Baltimore,

Alexander Campbell. None.
Dis. of Columbia, James Laurie, D. D. Joseph Nourse.
Reuben Post.

James H Handy.
Carlisle,

William Neill, D. D. Thomas Trimble.
Henry R. Wilson.

William R. Dewitt.
Huntingdon, James Galbraith.

None.
John Peebles.
Northumberland, George Junkin.

None.
William R. Smith.
Redstone,

Alexander M Candless. None.
Ohio,

Francis Herron, D. D. Samuel Thompson.
Elisha P. Swift.

William Semple.
Thomas D. Baird.
Washington, John Anderson, D. D. - None.

Obadiah Jennings.

XINISTERS.

LLDZAS.
T TEL PERSSTTERY OF
Steubenville, Rev. Donald MʻIntosh, None.
Erie,
Samuel Tait.

None.
Alleghany,
John Munson.

None.
Hartford,

Thomas E. Hughes. None,

Robert Dilworth.
Grand River, Jonathan Leslie.

None.
Portage,
Joseph Treat

None.
Huron,
None.

Harman Kingsbury, Winchester,

Samuel B. Wilson. None.

John Lodor. Lexington,

Conrad Speece, D. D. None.

James C. Wilson. Hanover,

John H. Rice, D. D. William Maxwell.

William J. Armstrong.
Abingdon,
None.

None.
West Lexington, James Blythe, D. D. None.
Ebenezer,
Samuel Taylor.

None.
Transylvania, None.

None.
Muhlenburg,
None.

None.
Louisville,
None.

None.
Wabash,
None.

None.
Salem,

John T. Hamilton. None.
Madison,
James H. Johnston.

None.
Lancaster,

Solomon S. Miles. None.
Athens,
None.

None.
Chillicothe,
William Dickey.

None.
Columbus,
None.

None.
Cincinnati,

Joshua L. Wilson, D. D. Caleb Kemper.

James Kemper.
Miami,
James Coe.

None.
Richland,
Thomas Barr.

None.
Union,
Eli Sawtelle.

None.
West Tennessee,
None.

None.
French Broad,
None.

None.
Shiloh,
None.

None.
Mississippi, Samuel Hunter.

None.
George Potts.
Missouri,
None.

None.
Orange,
Lemuel D. Hatch.

None.
Fayetteville,
None.

None.
Concord,
Daniel Gould.

None.
Mecklenburg, None.

None.
Bethel,
None.

None.
Alabama,

Thomas Alexander. None.
North Alabama, None.

None.
Harmony,
None.

None.
Georgia,
None.

None.
Charleston Union,
Elipha White.

None.

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Mr. John Hutton, a ruling elder from the Presbytery of Troy, appeared in the Assembly without a commission; but satisfactory testimony being given, that he had been chosen a commissioner to this Assembly, he was received as a member.

Mr. Josiah Bissell, from the Presbytery of Rochester, appeared in the Assembly, and produced a commission as an elder from that Presbytery. A member of that Presbytery informed the Assembly that Mr. Bissell had not been set apart as an elder; but that he was appointed as was supposed by the Presbytery in conformity with the conventional agreement, between the General Assembly and the General Association of Connecticut. After some discussion, the Assembly adjourned till 9 o'clock to-morrow morning. Concluded

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with prayer.

May 19th, 9 o'clock, A. M. the Assembly met and was constituted with prayer. The minutes of the last session were read.

The Rev. Cyrus Gildersleeve, from the Presbytery of Susquehanna, the Rev. Stephen Peet, from the Presbytery of Huron, the Rev. James Hoge, from the Presbytery of Columbus, the Rev. John Ford, from the Presbytery of Newark, and Mr. David I. Burr, ruling elder, from the Presbytery of Hanover, appeared in the Assembly, and their commissions being read, took their seats as members.

The Assembly resumed the consideration of the commission of Mr. Bissell, and after considerable discussion, it was resolved, that Mr. Bissell be admitted as a member of the Assembly.

The Rev. Thomas M.Auley, D. D. was chosen Moderator; and the Rev. John Chester, D. D., and the Rev. Samuel T. Mills, were chosen temporary clerks.

The minutes of the last Assembly were read.

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Resolved, That it be the order of the day for Monday next to receive reports on the state of religion.

Mr. Gilbert, Mr. Goldsmith, Dr. Wilson, Mr. Barrows, and Mr. T. M. Strong, were appointed a committee to prepare a narrative of the information to be received on the state of religion.

Dr. Herron, Dr. Neill, Mr. John Johnston, Mr. Hodge, Dr. Axtell, Mr. Penney, Mr. Jennings, Dr. Wilson, Dr. Porter, Mr. Boardman, and Mr. C. Kemper, were appointed a committee of Bills and Overtures, to meet in this church to-morrow morning at 8 o'clock, and afterwards on their own adjournments.

Dr. Speece, Dr. Rowan, Dr. Laurie, Dr. Richards, Dr. Rice, Mr Reid, Mr. Nourse, Mr. Lord, and Mr. Platt, were appointed a judicial committee, to meet in this church to-morrow morning at 8 o'clock, and afterwards on their own adjournments.

Resolved, that the General Assembly, and such persons as may choose to unite with them, will spend next Wednesday evening in this church, as a season of special prayer for the out-pouring of the Spirit on the churches, and in other religious exercises. Dr. Janeway, Dr. Ely, and Mr. M.Calla, were appointed a committee to make arrangements for the evening.

Resolved, That it be the order of the day for to-morrow morning to receive Synodical and Presbyterial reports.

Mr. Post, Mr. Dewitt, and Mr. Potts, were appointed a committee to receive these reports, examine them, and read to the Assembly such parts of them as they may judge necessary to be read for the information of the Assembly; and also to prepare a statement to be transcribed into the Compendious View.

Mr. B. Strong, Mr. Nassau, and Mr. Fine, were appointed a committee to receive an account of the miles travelled by the Commissioners to the Assembly, and to make an apportionment of the Commissioners' fund, agreeably to a standing rule on the subject.

Mr. M Elroy, Mr. Fisher, and Mr. Wickes, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Genessee.

Dr. Martin, Mr. Swift, and Mr. Maxwell, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synol of Geneva.

Dr. Blythe, Mr. E. White, and Mr. J. Gould, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Albany.

Mr. Dewitt, Dr. Anderson, and Mr. M-Learn, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of New York.

Mr. Miltimore, Mr. Henry, and Mr. Calender, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of New Jersey.

Mr. Stebbins, Mr. Cummins, and Mr. Cuningham, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Philadelphia.

Mr. Brown, Mr. Baldwin, and Mr. Freeman, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Pittsburgh.

Mr. Adams, Mr. Barrows, and Mr. Mollison, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Ohio.

Mr. Ford, Mr. Woodbridge, and Mr. Davis, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of the Western Reserve, Mr. Parker, Mr. Lyons, and Mr. Kirkpatrick, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Virginia.

Mr. Hunter, Mr. Hatch, and Mr. Semple, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Kentucky.

Mr. Clinton, Mr. Stimson, and Mr. Blake, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of Tennessee.

Mr. Taylor, Mr. Treat, and Mr. Trimble, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of North Carolina.

Mr. Hughes, Mr. Leslie, and Mr. Wallace, were appointed a committee to examine the Records of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia.

Adjourned till this afternoon at 4 o'clock, P. M. Concluded with prayer.

Four o'clock, P. M. the Assembly met and was constituted with prayer. The minutes of the last session were read.

Rev. Samuel Nott, from the Presbytery of Albany, and Mr. John Poor, a ruling elder from the Presbytery of New Brunswick, appeared in the Assembly, and their commissions being read, took their seats as members.

The delegates appointed by the last Assembly to attend the several Ecclesiastical bodies, with which the Assembly have a correspondence, reported respectively, and their reports were accepted.

A number of copies of the printed minutes of the General Association of Connecticut, of the General Association of Massachusetts, of the General Association of New Hampshire, of the General Convention of Vermont, and of the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church, were laid on the table, which were ordered to be distributed by the clerks among the members.

The committee appointed by the last General Assembly to confer with a similar committee to be appointed by the Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, should they deem it expedient to appoint such a committee, and to prepare a plan of correspondence between the two bodies, reported that they met a committee of the Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, in the city of New York, Dec. 30, 1825; which committee on the part of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, consisted of the Rev. Alexander M‘Leod, D. D., the Rev. James Christie, and the Rev. John Gibson. After Conference the joint committees resolved to submit to their respective bodies, the following articles of agreement, viz.

ARTICLE I.

The General Assembly and the Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, lamenting the existing separations between the members of the body of Christ, and believing that all the members of that body, being many, are one body; and trusting to the word of God, that these separations will not be perpetual, do agree to use all scriptural means, in the exercise of patience and prudence, to bring their

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