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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 History of Methodism in Georgia and Florida: From 1785 to 1865

George Gilman Smith - Methodist Church - 1877 - 530 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 estimation of the General Conference will greatty embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant general superintendent if not in some...
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The Illustrated History of Methodism in Great Britain and America, from the ...

W. H. Daniels - Methodism - 1880 - 784 pages
...and whereas Bishop Andrew has become connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this net having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...General Superintendent, if not in some places entirely present it ; therefore, ;?•'-'</<•!</, That it-is the sense of this General Conference tlmt -he...
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The Illustrated History of Methodism: In Great Britain and America from the ...

William Haven Daniels - Methodism - 1880 - 784 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...will greatly embarrass the exercise of his office ns an itinerant General Superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it; therefore, • fiesolved,...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880
...second wife was a slave-holder, and in the general conference of 1844 it was declared that "this would greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an...superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it," and it was resolved " that it is the sense of this general conference that he should desist from the...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias - 1880
...second wife was a slave-holder, and in the general conference of 1844 it was declared that " this would greatly embarrass the exercise of his office as an...superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it," and it was resolved " that it is the sense of this general conference that he should desist from the...
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A Hundred Years of Methodism

Matthew Simpson - Methodism - 1881 - 369 pages
...Conference passed a resolution, declaring it to be the sense of the Conference, that Bishop Andrew " desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment remains." The resolution was adopted by a vote of one hundred and ten to sixty-eight. After this action was taken,...
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The Life of Edmund S. Janes ...

Henry Bascom Ridgaway - 1882 - 428 pages
...which, after reciting substantially the same facts and arguments, concluded as follows : Resolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains. It was soon made to appear from the declarations of...
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Acts of the Anti-slavery Apostles

Parker Pillsbury - Abolitionists - 1883 - 503 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 this impediment remains ! The yeas and nays were taken, and the resolution...
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Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...by a vote of 110 to 08 the following resolution was passed by the General Conference : " liesoh-ni, That it is the sense of this General Conference that...of his office so long as this impediment remains." The delegates from the conferences in the slave States felt aggrieved by this action, and believed...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge, Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...the conference for examination. A resolution "that it is the sense of the general conference that ho 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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