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Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842
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'Acts: 1791', Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 (1843), pp. 835-836. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=60193 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.
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The principal acts of the general assembly, convened at Edinburgh, May 19, 1791.
I. Sess. 1, May 19, 1791.—The King's Commission to David Earl of Leven produced,
and ordered to be recorded.
II. Sess. 1, May 19, 1791.—The King's most gracious Letter to the General Assembly,
presented to them by his Majesty's Commissioner.
III. Sess. 3, May 21, 1791.—The General Assembly's Answer to the King's most gracious
IV. Sess. 9, May 28, 1791.—Commission of the General Assembly to certain Ministers and
Ruling Elders for discussing Affairs referred to them.
V. Sess. 9, May 28, 1791.—Commission to some Ministers and Ruling Elders for the Reformation of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and for Managing his Majesty's
Royal Bounty for that end.
VI. Sess. 9, May 28, 1791.—Overture respecting the Ordination of Elders.
VII. Sess. ult., May 30, 1791.—Overture respecting the Licensing of Probationers.
VIII. Sess. ult., May 30, 1791.—Act appointing the Diet of the next General Assembly.
The General Assembly, &c.
George, R., &c.
May it please your Majesty, &c.
The next General Assembly of this National Church is appointed to be held
within the New Church Aisle of Edinburgh, on Thursday, the 17th day of May 1792.
Collected and extracted from the Records of the General Assembly, by
Andrew Dalzel, Cl. Eccl. Scot.
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