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Rev. William Neill, D. D. do.
James Hall, D. D. do. $599 $6 593
The following persons were appointed Agents for the ensuing year, to solicit donations for the establishment of the Theological Seminary.
OF THE SYNOD OF ALBANY.
Rev. Jonas Coe,
Samuel F. Snowden,
Eli F. Cooley,
Rev. William Neill, D. D.
* This sum is supposed to be the $60 paid by Mr. Dana.
For a correct statement of the monies received by the Treasurer
for this Fund, see the appendix.
OF THE SYNOD OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY.
Rev. Ashbel Green, D. D. Rev.
In addition to his appointment to solicit in general within his district, the Rev. John E. Latta was appointed to solicit donations, particularly in Baltimore.
OF THE SYNOD OF THE CAROLINAS.
Rev. James Hall, D. D.
Rev. Andrew Flinn, D. D.
Hon. William B. Cheves,
Henry Kollock, D. D.
Mr. John Bolton, of do.
It was recommended by the Assembly, that the Presbyteries take order severally, for obtaining donations to the Theological Fund. It was also recommended by the Assembly, that the several Presbyteries of which the agents are members, take order for the supply of their pulpits, during their absence from their charges, in prosecuting the business of their agency.
An application from the Synod of the Carolinas, for the division of their Synod, was overtured and read. Whereupon it was resolved, that the said Synod be diIvided as follows: viz.
That the Presbyteries of Orange, Concord, and Fayetteville be constituted a Synod, to be known by the name of the Synod of North Carolina; to meet at Allemance church, on the first Thursday of October next: -That the Rev. Dr. James Hall, or in case of his absence, then the senior member present, open the Synod with a sermon, and preside until a Moderator be chosen ; and that the Synod meet afterwards on their own adjournments.
That the Presbyteries of South Carolina, Hopewell and Harmony be constituted a Synod, to be known by the name of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia; to meet on the first Thursday in November next, at Upper Long Cane church, and afterwards on their own adjournments;-that the Rev. Dr. Henry Kollock, or in case of his absence, then the senior minister present, preach the opening sermon, and preside until a Moderator be elected.
It was stated to the Assembly by Dr. Green in bek himself and Ebenezer Hazard, esq. that from a varie circumstances, they find it impracticable to go on the History of the Presbyterian Church, which they w appointed to write, by an act of the General Assemb passed in the year 1804, and in the writing of whi they have made considerable progress, and for its cont nuance have in their hands many materials. It was, at the same time requested by these gentlemen, that the Rev. Samuel Miller, D. D. might, if it should seem good to the Assembly, be appointed to receive from them, all the papers, which they possess relative to the History in question, and that he be authorised and requested to complete the same.
Whereupon Resolved, that all the papers relative to the History of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, in the hands of Dr. Green and Mr. Hazard, be by them deposited with Dr. Miller, and that he be appointed and directed to continue and complete said History; and that the arrangement in regard to the copyright of this History (which right has heretofore been assured to Dr. Green and Mr. Hazard) be settled between them and Dr. Miller, as shall be mutually satisfactory to the parties severally.
A Statement of the situation of the Widows' Fund was read by the Secretary of the Corporation; and it was Resolved, by the Assembly, that the statement be published with the Extracts which are to be printed.*
Resolved, That the thanks of the Assembly be presented to the members of the Corporation of the Widows' Fund, for their very satisfactory statement on this interesting subject.
Resolved, That the thanks of this Assembly be prer sented to the Trustees of the Independent Tabernacle for the use of their church.
* For the statement see the Appendix:
esolved, That this Assembly be dissolved, and that next General Assembly be required to meet in the st Presbyterian church, in the city of Philadelphia, the rd Thursday in May next, at 11 o'clock, A. M. The Moderator, therefore, dissolved this Assembly, greeably to the form prescribed by the constitution of he church. Concluded with prayer.