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OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

IN THE

United States of America.

WITH

AN APPENDIX.

VOL. XIV.

A. D. 1854.

Philadelphia:

PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION.

PAGE.

139

171

Allahabad
Albany
Alleghany
Allegbany City
Arkansas

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Baltimore
Beaver
Bedford
Bethel
Blairsville
Brazos
Buffalo City
Burlington

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133 Orange

Oregon
149 Oxford
100 Ouachita
144
151 Paducah
59 Palestine
80 Palmyra

Passaic
167 Peoria
109 Philadelphia
121 Philadelphia 20

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California
Canton
Carlisle
Cedar
Central Texas
Charleston
Cherokee
Chicago
Chickasaw
Chilicothe
Cincinnati
Clarion
Columbia
Columbus
Concord
Connecticut
Coshocton
Crawfordsville
Creek Nation

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172 Greenbrier
54
87 Harmony
90 Hocking
166 Holston

Hopewell
Hudson

Huntingdon
60
148 Indian

83 Indianapolis
168 Iowa
67
72 Kaskaskia

Knoxville
170
64 Lake

Lexington
122

Lodiana
170 Logansport
150 Londonderry
154 Long Island
119 Louisiana
164 | Louisville
101 Luzerne
103
89 Madison
55

Marion
95 Maumee
142 Maury
64 Memphis

99 Miami
113 Michigan
168 Milwaukie

Mississippi
120 Missouri
123 | Mohawk
76 Montgomery

Muhlenburg
158 Muncie
138

82 Nashville
169 Nebraska
131 New Albany
65 New Brunswick
88 New Castle

New Lisbon
141 | New York
106 New York 2d
152 Newton
154 Ningpo
112 North River
172 Northumberland

145 Raritan

Redstone
112 Red River
134 Richland
171 Rochester City
111 Rock River
52
61 Sangamon
161 Schuyler
127 Sidney
71 | South' Alabama

South Carolina
108 Steuben ville
95 St. Clairsville

St. Louis
144 Stockton
165 Susquehanna
102

57 Talladega
120 Tombeck bee
159 Transylvania
123 Troy

55 Tuscaloosa
138 Tuscumbia
128
114 Upper Missouri

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156
146
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Dane
Des Moines
Donegal

157
146

126

107

East Alabama
East Hanover
Eastern Shore
Eastern Texas
Ebenezer
Elizabethtown
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145 Vincennes
127
107 Washington
66 Western District
75 West Hanover
94 West Jersey
61 West Lexington
63 Western Texas
69 White Water
64 Winchester
59 Winnebago
81 Wooster

136

68
130

Fayetteville
Findlay
Flint River
Florida
Fort Wayne
Furrukhabad

169
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In the General View of Synods, p. 51, and in the Presbyterial Statistical Tables, p. 170, " Synod
of California" should have been “ Synod of the Pacific.”

OF THE
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

CLERKS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Rev. John LEYBURN, D.D., Stated Clerk. Office 144 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. Rev. A. T. McGILL, D. D., Permanent Clerk, Princeton, New Jersey.

TRUSTEES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Geo. H. VAN GELDER, Esq., Treasurer. Office North Pennsylvania Railroad Building, Walnut street, Philadelphia.

JAMES BAYARD, Esq., Secretary. Office No. 159 Walnut street, Philadelphia.

BOARD OF DOMESTIC MISSIONS. Rev. G. W. MUSGRAVE, D. D., Corresponding Secretary and General Agent. Office No. 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

Rev. R. HAPPERSETT, Assistant Secretary. Office 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. S. D. Powel, Esq., Treasurer. Office No. 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Rev. CORTLANDT VAN RENSSELAER, D. D., Corresponding Secretary. Office No. 265
Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

Rev. WILLIAM CHESTER, D.D., Associate Secretary.
WILLIAM MAIN, Esq., Treasurer, 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

BOARD OF FOREIGN MISSIONS. WALTER LOWRIE, Esq., Corresponding Secretary. Mission House, corner of Centre and Reade streets, New York.

Rev. John C. LOWRIE, D.D., Co-ordinate Secretary.
Rev. John LEIGHTON WILSON, Co-ordinate Secretary.

William RANKIN, Jr. Esq., Treasurer. Mission House, corner of Centre and Reade streets, New York.

BOARD OF PUBLICATION. Rev. B. M. SMITH, D. D., Corresponding Secretary and General Agent. Office No. 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

JOSEPH P. ENGLES, Esq., Publishing Agent. Office and Store 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

A. 'W. MITCHELL, M. D., Treasurer. Office No. 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. WINTHROP SARGENT, Esq., Superintendent of Colportage.

MINISTERS' AND WIDOWS' FUND. Corporation for the Relief of poor and distressed Presbyterian Ministers, and poor and distressed Widows and Children of Presbyterian Ministers. R. M. PATTERSON, Treasurer.

CHURCH EXTENSION COMMITTEE. Rev. Joseph H. Jones, D. D., Chairman. Rev. W. W. Phillips, D.D., Rev. W. S. Plumer, D. D., Rev. Henry Steele Clarke, Rev. Daniel Stewart, D. D., Rev. G. W. Musgrave, D. D., ex off., Rev. R. Happersett, ex off., A. W. Mitchell, M. D., Matthew Newkirk, James Field, Charles Macalester, Paul T. Jones, Robert L. Stuart.

Address, Office of the Board of Missions, No 265 Chestnut street, Philadelphia.

FUND FOR DISABLED MINISTERS AND THE FAMILIES OF

DECEASED MINISTERS. Applications for aid from this fund must be made on the recommendation of a Presbytery, and addressed to Rev. Joseph H. JONES, D. D., Chairman of the Committee on that fund, 198 Spruce street, Philadelphia.

MINUTES, &c.

BUFFALO, N. Y., May 18, 1854. THE General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, met, agreeably to appointment, in the Central Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, New York, on Thursday the 18th day of May, in the year of our Lord 1854, at 11 o'clock, A. M., and was opened with a sermon by the Rev. John C. Young, D. D., Moderator of the last Assembly, from Luke xxii. 26: “But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve."

After the sermon, the Moderator proceeded to constitute the sessions with prayer.

The Assembly then adjourned, to meet at half-past three P. M. Closed with prayer.

THURSDAY AFTERNOON. The Assembly met, and was opened with prayer.

The Committee on Commissions reported, that the Rev. A. H. Seeley, Foreign Missionary, from the Presbytery of Furrukhabad, John G. Fackler, Minister, from the Presbytery of Missouri, J. H. Nevius, Minister, from the Presbytery of Fort Wayne, Daniel D. Atcheson, Ruling Elder, from the Presbytery of Brazos, and Matthew Henning, Ruling Elder, from the Presbytery of Madison, were present with informal commissions: and that the Rev. A. Smith, from the Presbytery of Maury, and Nathan McDowell, Ruling Elder, from the Presbytery of Carlisle, were present without commissions.

On motion, a Committee on Elections was appointed, consisting of Messrs. Stuart Robinson, D. V. McLean, and John Fine, to whom these and similar cases were referred.

The Permanent Clerk, from the Standing Committee on Commissions, then reported, that the following persons present had been duly appointed, and were hereby enrolled as Commissioners to this General Assembly, and their Commissions were laid on the table, accordingly, viz.

I. OF THE SYNOD OF ALBANY.
PRESBYTERJES.
MINISTERS.

RULING ELDERS.
Londonderry,
A. G. Vermilye,

Moses Pettingill.
Villeroy D. Reed,

John C. House,(5)*
James P. Fisher,

Amos Fassett.
Gaius M. Blodget,

Nathaniel Davis.
Columbia,
D. M. Smith,

R. W. Distin.
Mohawk,

R. G. Vermilye, D.D. * The figure annexed to any member's name, denotes the day of his appearance and enrolment.

VOL. XIV.-2

Troy,

Albany,

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