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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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HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH.

A.H. REDFORD, D.D. - 1871
...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, greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent, if not in some...
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History of Methodism in Texas

Homer S. Thrall - Methodism - 1872 - 210 pages
...would render him unacceptable to a large portion of the church," in the following language: Eesolved, "That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office as long as this impediment remains." In voting on this resolution, Mr. Clark voted with...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1875
...election, also came before the conference for examination. A resolution " that it is the sense of the general conference that he desist from the exercise of his office, so long as this impediment (slaveholding) remain," was passed by a vote of 111 to 69. After many attempts at reconciliation, the...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1875
...election, also came before the conference for examination. A resolution " that it is the sense of the general conference that he desist from the exercise of his office, so long as this impediment (slaveholding) remain," was passed by a vote of 111 to 69. After many attempts at reconciliation, the...
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THE REVISED COMPENDIUM OF METHODISM

Rev. JAMES PORTER, D.D. - 1875
...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 Revised Compendium of Methodism: Embracing the History and Present ...

James Porter - Methodism - 1875 - 506 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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Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 6

John McClintock - Bible - 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...it is the sense of this General Conference that he • [See, however, foot-note on p. ITS of the art. METIIODIST EPISCOPAL Cirroon.— Ei>.] desist from...
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An Appeal to the Records: A Vindication of the Methodist Episcopal Church ...

Erasmus Q. Fuller - Slavery - 1876 - 426 pages
...and whereas, Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...That it is the sense of this General Conference that be desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains." (Debates in General...
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Methodist Review, Volume 58

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...
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Life and Papers of A.L.P. Green, D.D.

William M. Green - Southern States - 1877 - 592 pages
...and whereas, Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as the impediment remains. " JB FlNLET, "JM TRIMBLE." Examples I could cite you...
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