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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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How to Study Strangers by Temperament, Face and Head: A Sequel to "Heads and ...

Nelson Sizer - Phrenology - 1895 - 367 pages
...delegates to the General Conference in 1844 judged "that this would greatly embarrass the exercise of the office as an itinerant General Superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it." Accordingly the majority of the body resolved " that it is the sense of the General Conference that...
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A History of Methodists in the United States

James Monroe Buckley - Methodism - 1896 - 714 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...not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, " Resofved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this...
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A History of Methodism in the United States, Volume 2

James Monroe Buckley - Methodist Church - 1897
...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." Stephen Olin addressed the conference upon this substitute....
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A History of American Christianity

Leonard Woolsey Bacon - Christianity - 1897 - 429 pages
...the ground that the circumstances would embarrass him in the exercise pf his office, declared it as " the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as this impediment remains." The issue could not have been simpler and clearer....
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Sixty-one Years of Itinerant Christian Life in Church and State

Thomas Hall Pearne - Itinerancy (Church polity) - 1898 - 491 pages
...episcopacy with slavery, and so marring Bishop Andrew's acceptability as a general superintendent, declared "that it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as the impediment remains." This was carried by a vote of 1 1 1 to 69. Before the...
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Corner-stones of Faith: Or, The Origin and Characteristics of the Christian ...

Charles Herbert Small - Electronic book - 1898 - 462 pages
...Conference of 1844 voted that Bishop Andrews, who had become possessed of slaves by marriage, should " desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment remained," bitter feelings were engendered and the disruption came. A large number of members and churches...
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East Tennessee and the Civil War

Oliver Perry Temple - Tennessee - 1899 - 588 pages
...drawn after it circumstances which, in the estimation of this General Conference, will greatly embarass the exercise of his office as an itinerant General...General Conference that he desist from the exercise of the office so long as this impediment remains." The clause in the Discipline on which this action was...
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The General Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church, from 1792 to 1896

Lewis Curts - 1900 - 427 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...embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it; therefore, "Rcsoh-cd, That it is the sense...
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The Methodists

John Alfred Faulkner - Methodism - 1903 - 258 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 continues." This led to the organization of the Methodist Episcopal...
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A Constitutional History of American Episcopal Methodism

John James Tigert - 1908 - 626 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...not in some places entirely prevent it; therefore, "ftesolved, That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this...
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