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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 New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge ..., Volume 1

Johann Jakob Herzog, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson, Charles Colebrook Sherman, George William Gilmore - Theology - 1908
...facts l>ecame known he was requested by a vote in the General Conference of 1844 of 110 to 68 to " desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment remains." He was willing to resign but his Southern friends would not let him but organized a church in which...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biographical dictionary of authors

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - American literature - 1910
...being the only member of the college of bishops who possessed such an interest, he was requested to desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment remained. He considered this action wholly unconstitutional, and rather than submit to dictation in...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
..."The vote for the resolution, declaring that ' it is the sense of this conference that Bishop Andrews desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment [holding slaves] remains,' was one hundred and eleven, and the vote against it was sixtynine. All the...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 13

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this Act, having drawn after it consequences which in the estimate of the General Conference will greatly embarrass the...not in some places entirely prevent it. Therefore, Be it resolved, that it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of...
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Methodist Review, Volume 33

1851
...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." A long and earnest debate upon the above substitute...
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Methodist Review, Volume 53

1871
...connected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances Vhich, in the estimation of the General Conference, will...not in some places entirely prevent it ; therefore, liesolved, That it is the sense, of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this...
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Handbook of All Denominations: Containing an Account of Their Origin and ...

Macum Phelan - Sects - 1915 - 191 pages
...a slaveholder. The General Conference of that year passed a resolution requesting Bishop Andrew to "desist from the exercise of his office so long as this impediment remains." The Southern delegates presented a protest on behalf of "nearly 5,000 ministers and a membership of...
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The Lutheran Church and the Civil War

Charles William Heathcote - Lutheran Church - 1919 - 160 pages
...with the rules of the Church. After the submission of this report a resolution was offered stating : "That it is the sense of this General Conference that he desist from the exercise of this office so long as his impediment remains." After a discussion of ten days it was passed by a vote...
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Source Book and Bibliographical Guide for American Church History

Peter George Mode - Church history - 1921 - 735 pages
...affectionately submitted, JOSHUA SOULE, ELIJAH HEDDINC, B. WAUGH, TA MORRIS. Thursday afternoon, May 30, 1844. ' embarrass the exercise of his office as an itinerant...of his office so long as this impediment remains. ' To the General Conference Bishop Soulc presented the following communication : — 'To the General...
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Source Book and Bibliographical Guide for American Church History

Peter George Mode - Church history - 1921 - 735 pages
...and WHEREAS Bishop Andrew has become connnected with slavery by marriage and otherwise, and this act having drawn after it circumstances which, in the...Conference, will greatly embarrass the exercise of his oflice as an itinerant general Superintendent, if not in some places entirely prevent it; therefore,...
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