Acts
1780

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Church Law Society (editors)

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1843

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804-805

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'Acts: 1780', Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 (1843), pp. 804-805. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=60182 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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The principal acts of the general assembly, convened at Edinburgh, May 25, 1780.

I. Sess. 1, May 25, 1780.—The King's Commission to George Earl of Dalhousie produced, and ordered to be recorded.

The General Assembly, &c.

II. Sess. 1, May 25, 1780.—The King's most gracious 'Letter to the General Assembly, presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner.

George, R., &c.

III. Sess. 3, May 27, 1780.—The General Assembly's Answer to the King's most gracious Letter.

May it please your Majesty, &c.

IV. Sess. 9, June 3, 1780.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for Reformation of the Highlands and Islands, and for Managing his Majesty's Royal Bounty for that end.

The General Assembly, &c.

V. Sess. 9, June 3, 1780.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for discussing Affairs referred to them.

The General Assembly, &c.—(The latter part of the additional instructions of 1779 are this year omitted.—Ed. 1843.)

VI. Sess. 9, June 3, 1780.—Overture anent the Ordination of Elders.

(Re-transmitted.)

VII. Sess. 9, June 3, 1780.—Overture anent Licensing Probationers.

(Re-transmitted.)

VIII. Sess. ult., June 5, 1780.—Act appointing the Diet of the next General Assembly.

The next General Assembly of this National Church is appointed to be held within the New Church Aisle of Edinburgh, on Thursday, the 24th day of May, in the year 1781.

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



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