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1773

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1843

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'Acts: 1773', Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 (1843), pp. 785-786. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=60175 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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The principal acts of the general assembly, convened at Edinburgh, May 20, 1773.
I. Sess. 1, May 20, 1773.—The King's Commission to Charles Lord Cathcart produced, and ordered to be recorded. II. Sess. 1, May 20, 1773.—The King's most gracious Letter to the General Assembly,presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner. presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner. III. Sess. 3, May 22, 1773.—The General Assembly's Answer to the King's most gracious Letter. IV. Sess. 4, May 24, 1773.—The General Assembly's Congratulatory Address to the King on the happy event of the Birth of a Prince. V. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for Re-formation of the Highlands and Islands, and for managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty for that end. formation of the Highlands and Islands, and for managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty for that end. VI. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for discussing Affairs referred to them. VII. Sess. ult. May 31, 1773.—Act anent the neglect of Kirk-Sessions to purchase the Acts of Assembly. VIII. Sess. ult., May 31, 1773.—Act appointing the Diet of the next General Assembly. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent Probationers being Licensed without the Bounds of the Church. Bounds of the Church. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent the Age of Ruling Elders, and the electing them to represent Sessions in the Presbytery and Synod. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent Members of Inferior Courts judging in Causes appealed from them.

The principal acts of the general assembly, convened at Edinburgh, May 20, 1773.

I. Sess. 1, May 20, 1773.—The King's Commission to Charles Lord Cathcart produced, and ordered to be recorded.

The General Assembly, &c.

II. Sess. 1, May 20, 1773.—The King's most gracious Letter to the General Assembly,presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner. presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner.

George, R., &c.

III. Sess. 3, May 22, 1773.—The General Assembly's Answer to the King's most gracious Letter.

May it please your Majesty, &c.

IV. Sess. 4, May 24, 1773.—The General Assembly's Congratulatory Address to the King on the happy event of the Birth of a Prince.

May it please your Majesty, &c.

V. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for Re-formation of the Highlands and Islands, and for managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty for that end. formation of the Highlands and Islands, and for managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty for that end.

The General Assembly, &c.

VI. Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for discussing Affairs referred to them.

The General Assembly, &c.

VII. Sess. ult. May 31, 1773.—Act anent the neglect of Kirk-Sessions to purchase the Acts of Assembly.

The General Assembly did, and hereby do, revive the enactments of Assembly, 1645, p. 30, Assembly, 1700, Act 16, and Assembly, 1705, Act 18, recommending to all Kirk-Sessions to buy the printed Acts of Assembly, and enjoining Presbyteries and Synods to make inquiry at privy censures how far this recommendation is observed by the Sessions within their bounds.

VIII. Sess. ult., May 31, 1773.—Act appointing the Diet of the next General Assembly.

The next General Assembly of this National Church is appointed to be held in this place, on Thursday, the 19th day of May, in the year 1774.

Collected and extracted from the Records of the General Assembly, by
George Wishart, Cls. Eccl. Scot.

Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent Probationers being Licensed without the Bounds of the Church. Bounds of the Church.

(Re-transmitted.)

Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent the Age of Ruling Elders, and the electing them to represent Sessions in the Presbytery and Synod.

(Re-transmitted.)

Sess. 9, May 29, 1773.—Overture anent Members of Inferior Courts judging in Causes appealed from them.

(Re-transmitted.)



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