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tiers, April; Allegheny, May. Joseph Clokey, Muskingum, August and September; Miami, October and November; Carolinas, till next meeting of Synod. Isaac Baggs, Ohio, August, September and October; Allegheny, November; Muskingum, December and January; Philadelphia, till next meeting of Synod. John Kendall, Miami, October ; Muskingum, November; Allegbeny, December; Philadelphia, till next meeting of Synod. James Whyte, Baltimore, September.
The attention of Synod having been called to the state of the Student's Fund, Resolved, that a committee be appointed to investigate the history and present state of said fund, and report as soon as practicable. Messrs. Murray and Morris the committee.
It was moved and seconded, that the Synod reconsider the vote. of last evening, on the resolution to testify against the Union, &c. After some conversation on the motion, the question was put, reconsider said vote or not, and it carried, not reconsider. Mr. Irvine then declared his adherence to Mr. Stark’s protest against the decision of last evening.
The following motion was made and seconded: that while we see no reason to believe that the protesting brethren in Scotland have deserted any of their former principles, yet at the same time we see no reason to set aside our former decision requiring an approbation of our professed principles from ministers and people applying for communion with us.
This motion having been the subject of long reasoning, the question was put, agree to the motion or not; and it carried, agree. Dr. Ramsay and Mr. W. Wilson declared their adherence to a protest formerly given in against the act of Synod on this subject, 1822. Messrs. Murray, Hanna, Adams, Carson, Whyte, Campbell and Isaac protested, for reasons to be given in.
The draught of an act for a Public Fast was read.
3 o'clock P. M.
The draught of an act for a Fast, after correction, was enacted. Mr. Webster was added to the committee on the act; and they were instructed to get it printed in the Religious Monitor. Ordered, that the Fast be observed on the 2d Thursday of November.
The following resolution was adopted: Whereas the late John McCulloch, by his last will and testament, bequeathed three hundred dollars, in stock of the United States' six per cent loan, to the Theological Seminary in Philadelphia under the inspection of this Synod, which stock has been conveyed to the treasurer of this Seminary: And whereas the executors of said estate are desirous of having an engagement in writing, that so much of the above legacy as shall be requisite to enable them to discharge any legal claim that may hereafter appear against said estate, shall be refunded to them, it is hereby resolved that the Synod agree so to refund; and the clerk is directed to furnish the executors with a copy of this resolution.
The case of the Eastern Hall coming under consideration, a motion was made that the Synod proceed, at the present meeting, to the election of a professor for said Hall. After some conversation on the subject, the question was put, proceed or not; and it carried, not proceed.
Resolved, That the books of the Eastern Hall be committed to the care of a committee, whose duty it is to regulate the use and location of them. Messrs. Pringle, A. Bullions, Stark, Martin, McAllister, Towar and Young, the committee.
Resolved further, That such students as reside in the bounds of the Eastern Presbyteries, be for the present placed under the care of said Presbyteries.
The committee on the Funds reported, and the report was accepted, as follows:
The committee appointed to examine the Funds, report, that they have performed the duty assigned them, and find the accounts correct.
362.98 T. B. Clarkson's note,
100.00 Alexander Gordon's note,
100.00 Total of Synod's Fund,
$583.18 STUDENT'S FUND. Balance in favour of Student's Fund in the hands of Mr. Robert Steele,
200.00 John Thompson's note,
$171.45 PETER FENTON,
CHAUNCEY WEBSTER. Adjourned till 8 o'clock this evening. Closed with prayer.
8 o'clock P. M. Synod met and was opened with prayer by the moderator.Members present as above, except Mr. Fenton, absent on leave.. Read the minutes of last sitting,
A motion was made and seconded, that the Synod reconsider their vote in regard to the election of a professor for the Eastern
a committee be appointed to prepare a draught, bringing down the narrative to the present time, and to report what, if any, alterations are required in a new edition. After some conversation on the subject, the motion was agreed to, and Dr. Anderson, Dr. Ramsay, Messrs. A. Bullions and Irvine, were appointed the committee.
The draught of a pastoral letter was read, and after remarks by members, was recommitted to the committee, with instructions to have it printed.
On motion, Dr. Ramsay and Messrs. W. Wilson and Walker were appointed to attend the Presbytery of Ohio, as correspondents, in the case of Mr. McClintock, when convenient.
Next meeting of Synod to be at Pittsburgh, 4th Wednesday of May, 1827.
The committee to examine the Warning, reported, and the report was accepted. A motion was made and seconded, that the edition be suppressed on account of being incorrectly printed.The question was taken, and carried, not suppress. Ordered, that the Warning be sold at 12 1-2 cents per copy, and 50 cents per dozen.
The following question was proposed for consideration: Has a minister of the gospel, against whom a charge has been exhibited and taken up by a church court, which charge, if proved, would infer suspension, any right, before the issue of the trial, to act in any part of the ministerial office?
Continued the appointment of the committee formerly appointed to report on the subject of baptism.
Resolved, That the thanks of Synod be tendered to all societies and individuals who have contributed to the funds.
Closed with prayer, and singing the 133d Psalm, and the moderator's pronouncing the Apostolical benediction.
FRANCIS PRINGLE, Synod Clerk.
REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF THE WESTERN THEOLOGI
REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF
THE EASTERN THEOLOGI
ecutor of J. McCulloch, $31.99 From Florida congregation, 5.59 From Barnet congregation, 16.62 From Rev. F. Pringle,
5.00 From Ryegate congregation, 10.50 Legacy of Rev. T. Smith, 200.00
$20.19 4 months interest on 140 dolls. 2.80 Received after the report was giFrom Xenia Branch,
10.00 ven in, from Mr. Morris, 10.00 From Massies Creek,
26.50 From Mrs. Ann Jackson,
1.00 EASTERN HALL FUND. From Carmel congregation, 8.00 To bal. brought from last ac. $141.42 From Cambridge congregation, 20.00 Cash from Fem. Society, N. Y. 46.37 From Testimon's. sold in Ryegate 4.87 From Argyle, Cambridge, PutFrom Argyle congregation, 21.52
nam and Hebron,
45.90 From Hebron congregation, 11.75 From sund. persons in Baltimore, 90.00 From New-York congregation 30.00 Dividend on 22 shares Com. Bk. From J.O.Carson, Hagerstown, 10.00 stock, perJ. McAllister, jr. exFor Minutes sold,
1.00 ecutor of J. McCulloch, 27.50 From the congs. of Pistol Creek, From Mr. Stevenson, of Cam. Big Spring and Fork Creek, 20.00
bridge, N. Y.
50.00 From Rev. A. Anderson, SteelCr. 10.00 From Female Society of Barnet, 30.60 For Testimonies sold by do. 23.00 From the Female Contributing From Rev. F. Pringle, for Min
Society of Philadelphia, 40.00 utes sold,
0.80 | From Mr. Andrew Hagart, per From congregations of Piney
25.00 Fork and Cadiz,
7.00 From Cambridge Hall Soc. do. 25.00 From Mr. Alex. Bachop, Argyle, 10.00 Interest on 3 shares U. S. Loan, 9.00 From Mr. T. Johnson, Mercers- Mrs. Mitchell's legacy, per J. burgh, 5.00 McAllister, jr.
50.00 From Rey. Mr. Carson, 5.00 Dividend on Student's Fund, 33.00
For 100 dollars U. S. Loàn, 102.25
$487.35 From the Theological Hall SoEXPENDITURES, $124.37 ciety, Philadelphia,
13.50 Balance, 362.98
From Mr. Easton, heing balance 497.35 on his note,
5.00 From Argyle congregation,
20.31 Pueceived after the report was gi
From Fem. Assoc. Cambridge, 20.00 ven in from Rev. Jas. Adams, From F. B. Soc. Xenia, $10 missionary, being the surplus
From Mr. T. Smith, 10
29.62 From Carlisle and Dick. cong.
4.10 STUDENT'S FUND. From the ex. of J. McCulloch, $8.81
$808.57 From Xenia and Sugar Creek
F. B. Society,
$24.81 22 shares of Commercial Bank
STATISTICLE TABLL OF THE PRESBYTERY OF
CAMBRIDGE. Ministers. Congregations. Counties. States. Fam Com Conts.
175 Washington NY. | 118 344 $16.07 New-York do 100 225 35.55 Montgomery do 65| 132 5.59 Albany
45 130 14.22 do do
Ministers. Congregations. Counties. (States. Fam Com Sy. Fd. Andrew Isaac SCarmel,Madison
Jefferson India. '60 130 $ 8.00
and Big Creek James Adams Massies Creek Greene Ohio 101 249 26.50 Pistol Creek Blount Ten.
88 159 20.00 David Carson Big Spring and do
do S Fork Creek Monroe
do 20 31 Without cha. Xenia and
Ohio 93 200
Tenn. 16 45
STATISTICAL TABLE OF THE PRESBYTERY OF
ALLEGHENY. Ministers. Congregations. Counties. States. FamCom