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" ... greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, Resolved, That it is the sense of this general conference, that he desist from the exercise of this office,... "
HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF GEORGIA - Page 577
by H\GEORGE WHITE - 1854
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 36; Volume 58

Methodist Church - 1876
...and whereas, Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which in the estimation...embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant ireneral superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, Resolved, That it is...
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Journal of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

David S. Monroe - 1844
...whereas Bishop Andrew has be-, come connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which in the estimation of the General Conference will greatly May as. embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general Superintendent, if not in some...
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Journal

Methodist Episcopal Church. General Conference - 1844
...and whereas Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which in the estimation of the General Conference will greatly E tute. Mayas. embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general Superintendent, if not...
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Debates, May, 1844: To which is Added a Review of the Proceedings of Said ...

Methodist Episcopal Church. General Conference, Luther Lee - 1845 - 504 pages
...whereas, . Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery, by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...the General Conference, will greatly embarrass the eiercise of his office as general superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it, therefore,...
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Journal

Methodist Episcopal Church. General Conference - 1848
...with a separate ecclesiastical connection under the title of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South ; therefore, " Resolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference, that they have no jurisdiction over the Rev. Bishop Soule, and can exercise no ecclesiastical authority...
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Methodism in America: With the Personal Narrative of the Author, During a ...

James Dixon - Canada - 1849 - 498 pages
...whereas, Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act baving drawn after it circumstances which in the estimation...General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains. (Signed) " ' JB FINLEY, " ' JM THIMBLE.' " * In the...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 13

1850
...and whereas, Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances, which, in the...will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as General Superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, Resolved,— That it...
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A Compendium of Methodism: Embracing the History and Present Condition of ...

James Porter - Methodism - 1861 - 501 pages
...crisis was reached, and it was modestly declared, as " the sense of the Conference, that Bishop Andrew desist from the exercise of his office, so long as this impediment remains ; " that is, till he should cease to hold slaves. This, together with the Harding case, indicated that...
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The Methodist Church Property Case: Arguments of Messrs. Adam N. Riddle ...

Adam N. Riddle - Church property - 1852 - 155 pages
...Bishop Andrew's case refers to this, and expresses the apprehension that his connection with slavery "will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office...Superintendent, if not, in some places, entirely prevent it." There seems to have been nothing in the proceedings evincive of personal unkindness to the Bishop,...
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The Life and Letters of Stephen Olin: Late President of the ..., Volume 2

Stephen Olin - 1853
...and whereas Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...it; therefore, "Resolved, That it is the sense of the General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains."...
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