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1843

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'General index: L-Z', Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1638-1842 (1843), pp. 1184-1201. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=60247 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Langholm, erection of the Presbytery of, 671

Larbert, commission of 1794 instructed to judge of appeals in the case of the presentation of Mr Robert Knox to the parish of, 846

Larger Overtures, Act concerning the, 1718, 524

Larger Overtures, the. See Overtures, 337

Larger Overtures, Presbyteries, to send in their opinions respecting the, 1708, 430

Larger Overtures, Presbyteries recommended to consider and report on the, 438

Larger Catechism approved of, 168

Larger Overtures, reference concerning the, 1710, 449

Latin Class, Overture anent attendance on the 1841, 1105

Lawyers who are members of Assembly not to appear as Procurators for parties at the bar, 705

Lawyers who are members of the Assembly or Commission not to appear as Procurators for parties at the bar, 818

League and Covenant agreed upon by the Committees of the Convention of Estates, and General Assembly appointed to meet with the Commissioners of the Parliament of England, 85

League and Covenant approved by Assembly, 1643, 86

League and Covenant to the subscribed by all students of philosophy at their entry and laureation, and by others before their first receiving the Lord's supper, 166

League and Covenant to be taken at the first receiving of the Sacrament of the Supper by students at their first entry to College, 191

League and Covenant, ordinance for the Earl of Scaforth's excommunication for opposing the, 136

Learning, anent the advancement of, 400

Learning, &c., apprubation of Overtures concerning , 1645; Schools and Colleges to be visited twice in the year; grammar schoolmasters to be skilled in the Latin tongue, for poesy as well as prose; Greek not to be taught in grammar schools or private places, unless it be in the way of preparation for entering College; none to be admitted Students of Greek in Colleges unlessable to make a Latin theme; none to be promoted from an inferior to a superior class unless they be found to have profited; none to have the degree of Ministers who are found unworthy; none who have entered at one College to be admitted to another without a testimonial from the Masters of the College where he first entered, and none of those who may be thus admitted to be received into a higher class than that which he should have occupied in the College from whence he came; correspondence to be kept up among Universities, and Commissioners of Colleges to meet for consultation at every General Assembly, 117, 118

Lecturing, Act anent, 1704, 327

Lecturing and Catechising, anent, 1652, 1151

Lecturing on a portion of the Word of God recommended to Ministers, 238

Lecturing, Presbyteries are diligently to inquire how ministers observe the Acts concerning, 394

Lerwick, appointment of the Presbytery of, 1009

Letters and Addresses:—
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1641, 45
-, From Ministers in England, to the Assembly, 1641, 49
-, From Assembly to the English Minister, 1641, 50
-, From the Assembly to the King, 51
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1642, 52
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1642, 57
-, From the Assembly to the Commissioners of the kingdom at London, 1642, 65
-, From some Ministers in England, 1642, 66
-, From the Assembly to these Ministers, 67
-, From distressed Professors in Ireland, 1642, 69
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1643, 73
-, From distressed Professors in Ireland, 1643, 74
-, From some Ministers in the Kirk of England, 1643, 78
-, From Westminister Assembly of Divines, 1643, 83
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1643, 88
-, From the Assembly to the Parliament of England, 1643, 89
-, From the Assembly to the Westminster Assembly of Divines, 1643, 90
-, From the Presbytery with the Army, 1644, 96
-, From distressed Christians in Ireland, 1644, 97
-, From the Assembly to the Presbytery with the Army, 1644, 101
-, From the Commissioners sent to the Westminster Assembly, 1644, ib
-, From the Westminster Assembly, 1644, 103
-, From the Assembly to the Westministers Assembly of Divines, 1644, 105
-, From the Assembly to their Commissioners at Westminster, 1664, 107
-, From the Assembly to the Kirks in the Netherlands, 108
-, From the Commissioners at London, 1645, 111
-, From the Westminster Assembly, 1645, 113
-, From the Assembly to Parliament, 1645, 118
-, From the Assembly to the Westminster Assembly, 1645, 131
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1645, 132
-, From the Assembly to their Commissioners at London, 1645, 134
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1646, 135
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1646, 144
-, From the Assembly to the Parliament of England, 1646, ib
-, From the Assembly to the Lord Mayor, &c. of London, 1646, 145
-, From the Assembly to the Westminster Assembly, 1646, 146
-, From the Assembly to Scotsmen in Poland, Sweden, Denmark, and Hungary, 163
-, From Westminster Assembly to the General Assembly, 1648, 166
-, From the Assembly to the Committee of Estates, 168
-, From the Assembly to the Committee of Estates, 181
-, From the Assembly to the Westminster Assembly, 1648, 186
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1648, 198
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1649, 217
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1690, 222
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1690, ib
-, From Mr Thomas Lining and others to the Assembly, 225
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1690, 231
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1696, 254
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1697, 257
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1697, 258
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1698, 267
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1698, 268
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1698, 269
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1699, 277
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1699, 278
-, From the Assembly to Mr Alexander Shields, Mr Francis Boreland, Mr Archibald Stobo, and Mr Alexander Dalgliesh, 291
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1701, 301
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1701, 302
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1702, 312
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1702, 314
-, From the Commission of 1702 to Queen Anne, on her Accession to the Throne, 315
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1703, 316
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1703, 317
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1704, 325
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1704, 326
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1705, 382
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1705, ib.
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1707, 419
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1708, 421
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1708, 422
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1708, 423
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1710, 440
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1710, 441
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1712, 460
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1712, ib
-, From the Commission of 1711 to the Queen, 467
-, From the Commission of 1711 to the Queen, 470
-, From the Commission of 1711 to the Queen, 474
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1712, 476
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1712, 477
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1713, 478
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1713, 479
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1714, 485
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1714, 486
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1714, 487
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1715, 496
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1715, ib
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1716, 507
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1716, 508
-, From the Assembly to the King, (congratulatory on the suppression of the Rebellion,) 1716, 510
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1719, 524
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1719, 525
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1722, 544
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1722, ib.
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Growth of Popery, 1722, 546
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the discovery of a horrid Conspiracy, 1723, 561
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1725, 571
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1725, ib.
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1726, 579
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1726, ib.
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1727, 585
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1727, 586
-, From the Assembly to the King, in regard to the Growth of Popery, &c., 1727, 593
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Majesty's Accession to the Throne, 1728, 598
-, From the Commission of 1727 to the King, on his Majesty's Accession, 599
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Marriage of the Princess-Royal, 1734, 627
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales, 1736, 633
-, From the Assembly's Commissioners to the King, on the grievance of Patronage, 634
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1737, 642
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1737, 643
-, From the Assembly to the King, on occasion of Taking the Forts near Carthagena, 662
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1743 669
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1743, 670
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the critical Juncture of Affairs in 1744, 675
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1745, 678
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1745, 679
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1746, 683
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1746, 684
-, From the Assembly to the King, on occasion of the Victory over the Rebels, 1746, 685
-, From the Assembly to the Duke of Cumberland, on occasion of the same, 1746, 686
-, From the Duke of Cumberland to the Commissioner to the Assembly of 1746, 690
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1747, 691
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1747, 692
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the General Peace, 1749, 700
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Prince, 1750, 703
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1756, 723
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1756 ib.
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the occasion of his Declaration of War against the French King, 1756, 724
-, From the Assembly to the King, on account of the signal Successes of his Arms, 1760, 739
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1761, 741
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1761, 742
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Accession to the Throne of these realms, 1761, 743
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1762, 746
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1762, 747
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Marriage, 1762, 748
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on her Marriage, 1762, 749
-, From the Assembly to the Princess of Wales, on the King's Marriage, 1762, 750
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1763, 752
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1763, 753
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of the Prince of Wales, 1763, 754
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on the Birth of the Prince of Wales, 755
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1765, 758
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1765, 759
-, From the Assembly to the King, anent the new erections in the Highlands, 1765, 760
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Public Affairs, 1769, 778
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Princess, 1770, 780
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Prince, 1774, 787
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Death of the late Queen of Denmark, 1775, 788
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the present situation of Affairs, 1776, 790
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Princess, 1776, 791
-, From the Assembly to his Majesty, on the present situation of Affairs in North America, 1777, 794
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1778, 796
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1778, 797
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the present situation of Affairs, 1778, 798
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Prince and situation of Affairs, 1779, 800
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Prince, 1781, 806
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Public Affairs, 1782, 806
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1783, 815
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1783, 816
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Peace, 1783, 817
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of a Princess, 1784, 819
-, From the Assembly to the King, anent the Commemoration of the Revolution of 1688, 827
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Recovery from Sickness, 1789, 830
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on his Majesty's Recovery, 1789, 831
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1792, 836
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1792, 837
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Marriage of the Duke of York with the Princess Royal of Prussia, 838
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the subject of the War, 1793, 840
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1794, 843
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1794, 844
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the subject of the War, 1794, 845
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales, 1795, 848
-, From the Assembly to the Prince of Wales, on his Marriage, ib.
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his late Preservation, 1796, 850
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Birth of the Princess Charlotte of Wales, 851
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Marriage of the Princess Royal, 856
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1798, 858
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1798, 859
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Public Affairs, 860
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1799, 865
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1799, 866
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Public Affairs, 867
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, warning them against listening to Missionaries or itinerant Preachers sent by the Society for Propagating the Gospel at Home, 870
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1800, 875
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Providential Escape from Assassination, 1800, 876
-, From the Assembly to the King, in Answer to his Letter, 1800, 877
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Affairs, 878
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1801, 882
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1801, 883
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Public Affairs, 884
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1802, 887
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1802, 888
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Public Affairs, 1802, 889
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Defeat of a daring Conspiracy, 1803, 894
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1804, 895
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1804, 896
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the arduous situation of Affairs. 1804, 897
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the arduous situation of Affairs, 1805, 899
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1806, 901
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1806, 902
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the arduous situation of Affairs, 903
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1807, 906
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1807, 907
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the arduous situation of Affairs, 908
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1808, 911
-, From the Assembly of the King, 1808, 912
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the situation of Affairs, 1808, 913
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1810, 918
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1810, 919
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Fiftieth Anniversary of his Majesty's Accession to the Throne, 921
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1811, 924
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1811, 925
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1811, 927
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1812, 929
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1813, 932
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1814, 939
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1814, 940
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1814, 941
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1815, 944
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1815, 945
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1816, 946
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1816, 949
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1817, 954
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1817, 956
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1817, 957
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1818, 960
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1818, 962
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1818, 964
-, From the Prince Regent to the Assembly, 1819, 966
-, From the Assembly to the Prince Regent, 1819, 969
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1820, 973
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1820, 974
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Accession to the Throne, 1820, 975
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1821, 980
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1822, 982
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1822, 983
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1823, 985
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Abolition of Negro Slavery in the West Indies, 1823, 986
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1825, 990
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1825, 991
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Death of the Duke of York, 1827, 999
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1831, 1012
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1831, 1013
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his Accession to the Throne, 1014
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on his Majesty's Accession, 1015
-, From the King to the Assembly, 1832, 1018
-, From the Assembly to the King, 1832, 1019
-, From the Assembly to the King, on his providential Escape from Assassination, 1833, 1023
-, From the Assembly to the King, an Address of Thanks, 1834, 1029
-, From the Assembly to the King, on the Abolition of Slavery, 1834, ib.
-, From the Assembly to the King, an Address of Thanks for the prospect of increased means of Religious Instruction and Pastoral Superintendence, 1835, 1043
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, relative to a Fast, 1835, 1054
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1838, 1076
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1838, ib.
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on her Majesty's Accession, 1838, 1077
-, From the Assembly to the Queen Dowager, on the Death of his late Majesty, 1838, 1079
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, 1838, 1090
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on her Marriage, 1840, 1098
-, From the Assembly to Prince Albert, 1840, 1099
-, From the Assembly to the Duchess of Kent, 1840, 1100
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on the Birth of the Princess-Royal, 1841, 1104
-, From the Assembly to the People, relative to the Fast, 1841, 1106
-, From the Queen to the Assembly, 1842, 1113
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, 1842, 1114
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on the Birth of the Prince of Wales, 1842, 1115
-, From the Assembly to the Queen, on the Claim of Right, 1842, 1141
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, 1145
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, 1158
-, From the Assembly to the People of Scotland, relative to Sabbath Profanation, 1834, 1163

Leechman, Professor, Act concerning, 1744, 676

Lewis, Act erecting the Presbytery of, 664

Liberties of the Kirk encroached upon, 173

Libraries in Presbyteries, Act for erecting, 438

Libraries in the Highlands, Act concerning the, 396

Libraries in the Highlands, anent, 332

Libraries in the Highlands, Islands, &c., concerning the, 388

Licence or ordination without the bounds of the Church prohibited in the case of those who have been educated within its bounds, 803

Licence to Probationers, Overture anent the from of a, 569

Licensing of Probationers, anent the, 1708, 429

Licensing of Probationers, Act concerning the, 1727, 594

Licensing of Probationers, Overture about the, 1741, 663

Licensing of Probationers, Act and Overture about the manner of, 1742, 1743, 665, 671

Licensing of Probationers, Act anent, 1754, 719

Licensing of Probationers, Overture on the subject transmitted in 1767, 768

Licensing of Probationers, Interin Act concerning the, 1781, 807

Licensing of Probationers, Act concerning the, 811

Licensing of Probationers, Overture from the Synod of Fife respecting the, 823

Licensing of Probationers, Act respercting the, 1813, 934

Licentiates from abroad not to be allowed to preach in Scotland till they be re-examined, 641

Lining, Mr Thomas, and others, Assembly's proceedings anent, 224

Linlithgow, 1606, Reasons annulling the pretened Assembly holden at, 6

Linlithgow, 1608, Reasons annulling the pretended Assembly holden at, ib.

Lithuania, Act for the maintenance of a Student from, 1740, 660

Lithuania, Act for the maintenance of two Students from, 546

Lochmaben, Act disjoining certain parishes of the Presbytery of, 671

London, the Assembly's Letter to the Lord Mayor, &c., of, 1646, 145

Long Island, Act erecting the Presbytery of, 567

Long Island, Act disjoining the Presbytery of, 1742, 664

Lord's Day, anent the Profanation of the, 25, 38, 56, 72, 79, 141, 193, 226, 387, 429, 559, 988, 1154

Lord's Day, instruction to the Commission of 1794, respecting the due observation of the, 846

Lord's Day profaned by multitudes of people walking idly on the streets of Edinburgh, Pier, and Shore, and Links of Leith, &c., 387

Lord's Supper, Article relating to the more frequent celebration of the, 1638, 25

Lord's Supper, Act anent the more frequent celeberating of the, 1751, 705

Lord's Supper, Clause respecting the administration of that ordianance in the Act 1645, approving the Directory for Public Worship, 116

Lord's Supper not to be administered in private, 226

Lord's Supper, recommendation anent the more frequent administration of the, 311

Lord's Supper, strict trial to be taken of those who are admitted to the, 394

Lord's Supper, recommendation concerning the administration of the, 451

Lord's Supper, Act appointing the more frequent celebration of the Sacrament of the, 471

Lord's Supper, concerning the more frequent celebration of the, 568

Lord's Table, concerning the admission of persons to the, 589

Lord's Table, such as do not walk suitably to the Gospel to be debarred from the, 1652, 1153

Lorn, Act dividing the Presbytery of, 606

Lorn, Commission appointed to co-operate with the Presbytery of, 1712, 473

Lothian and Tweeddale, anent the meeting of the Synod of, 1759, 736

Lothian and Tweeddale, alteration of the day of meeting of the Synod of, 1835, 1051

Lykwakes, Act against, 128, 311

M

M'Millan, Act anent Mr John, 332

M'Millan, Mr John, and others, Act concerning their irregularities, 506

Magistrate's concurrence in curbing and punishing prevalent vices to be procured, 64

Maitland, Lord. The Assembly's Commission to his Lordship to present their Supplication to the King, &c., 67

Malignancy, anent Ministers deposed for, 200 See Ministers deposed for Maligenacy.

Manses and Glebes, recommendation to the Commissioners for Public Affairs anent, 166

Manses and Stipends, measures taken to make them free to the intrant, 142

Markets on Monday and Saturday, anent, 25

Markets on Saturdays and Monday, application to be made to parliment respecting the alteration of, 226

Marriage, Act concerning, 450

Marriage, Overture concerning promises of marriage made by miniors to those with whom they have committed fornication, 1644, 110

Marriage to be celebrated only after the proclamation of banns, 226

Marriages, resolution concerning, 821

"Marrow" Controversy, 534, 548

"Marrow of Modern Divinity," Act concerning a book entitled, 1720, 534

Masters who have servants that profane the Lord's Day, Act against, 79

Members of Assembly, Act concerning the elections of, 1738, 648

Members of Assembly, Presbyteries to see that commissions to them be in due form, 1744, 675

Members of Assembly, their commissions and attestations thereof, 1720, 533

Members of Commission, qualifications of, 529

Members of the Kirk of Scotland, Exhortations and Directions to them regarding the dangers of religion and the unlawful engagement in war against England, 171

Merse and Teviotdale, sermon preached by Mr Gabriel Wilson of Maxton before the Synod of, 565

Middlebie, Commission for visiting the Presnbytery of, 299

Middlebie, Act disjoining certain parishes of the Presbytery of, 671

Ministerial Communion, Act of 1799 regarding, 868

Ministerial Communion, Act of 1799 on this subject rescinded, 1842, 1125

Ministeral Freedom, Act concerning, 1734, 630

Ministeral Visitation, anent, 395

Ministeral Visitation of Families, Overtures regarding, 399

Ministerial Visitation of Families, directions regarding, 426

Ministers, Act anent the calling of, 1044

Ministers, Act against petitions to the Privy Council in their name without their knowledge and consent, 64

Minsters, Act for censuring those who speak not to the corruptions of the time, 1648, 188

Ministers, Act for regulating the transportation of, 236

Ministers admitted to parishes to be members of Presbyteries and Synods in whose bounds the parish lies, 719

Ministers, against slandering of, 71

Ministers already ordained, Questions to be put to them when admitted to a parish, 456

Ministers and Preachers unqualified, Act of 1799 regarding, 868

Ministers and Probationers—their behaviour, 682

Ministers and Probationers to subscribe the Formula, 455

Ministers, anent receving deposed, 38

Ministers, anent the calling of, 447

Ministers at their ordination, questions to be put to, 455

Ministers are carefully to inform their people of the errors of the Church of Rome, 422

Ministers and Probationers having the Irish language not to be settled in the Lowlands, 428

Ministers appointed to supply vacant churches to obey punctually, 260

Ministers appointed to supply the North, 1698, 275

Ministers, corruptions in the persons and lives of, 24

Ministers deposed for malignancy (when they are put into a capacity for admission to the ministry) not to be allowed to become ministers of congregations, the pastors whereof have been deposed for a similar cause, 200

Ministers deposed not to be reponed to their former places, 129

Ministers deposed not to be suddenly admitted to particular congregations, 168

Ministers deposed or suspended, to be reported by Presbyteries to the General Assembly, 439

Ministers, directory for election of, 212

Ministers, entry and conversation of, 22

Ministers in burghs, steps to secure provision for, 198

Ministers in England, Letter from, 1641, 1642, 1643, 49, 66, 78

Ministers of the Church of Scotland, Act against their removing out of the kingdom, 1690, 226

Ministers bruking their benefices, anent old, 46

Ministers making agreements with their heritors about stipends, Overture for an addition to the Act about, 738, 740

Ministers not to attend the theatre, 729

Ministers not to be transported from the Highlands excepting upon great and weighty reasons, 584

Ministers not to make agreements with their heritors about stipend, 736

Ministers not to preach in vacant churches without the bounds of their own Presbytery, unless invited by the Presbytery within whose bounds they lie, or by some neighbouring minister, 457

Ministers haunting with excommunicated persons, Act against, 88

Ministers obliged to reside in their parishes, 22

Ministers, Overture anent processes against, 1143

Ministers, Overture anent the calling of, 1834, 1037

Ministers, Presbyteries to proceed circumspectly in processes against, 241

Ministers publishing of books, &c., anent, 400

Ministers, qualifications of persons claiming to vote in the calling of, 695

Ministers, Recommendation to them in regard to their preaching, 636

Ministers recommended to preach Catechetical Doctrine, 252

Ministers recommended to preach on the principles of the Reformation and Revolution, 698

Ministers, respect to be had to the character of those Persons who vote in the Election of, 697

Ministers' Stipends, Act and recommendation anent, 313

Ministers, sentences passed against them from 1650, until the re-introduction of Prelacy, declared null and void, 230

Ministers seceding from the Church, Act concerning the, 1738, 646

Ministers seceding from the Church, Act concerning the, 1739, 649

Ministers sent North, Act in favour of, 1700, 296

Ministers to go for the supply of the North quarterly, appointment of, 264

Ministers to study Popish Controversies more, and to deal wisely with the consciences of those who have fallen to Popery, 281

Ministers, transportation of, 61, 62, 63

Ministers, transportation of, 327

Ministers to the Army, Recommendation anent, 263

Ministers, their deposition by the Committees approved, 38

Ministers, vagrant, Act anent the irregularities of, 254

Ministers when transported, not to be tried again, 54

Ministers who are deposed or suspended discharged from the exercise of the ministry, or meddling with the stipend, 190

Ministers who have not obeyed their appointment to go North, 259

Ministers who observe not the order of the Church, regarding fasts, thanksgivings, administration of the sacraments, &c., Act anent, 225

Ministers who acquiesce not in the sentence of Deposition, Act against, 29

Ministry, anent Intrants to the, 390

Ministry, enormities and corruptions observed in the—In their lives—fruitless conversation, worldliness, slighting of family worship, tippling, minced oaths, &c. In their callings—corrupt entry into the ministry, silence in the public cause, idleness, want of zeal, lifelessness in preaching, &c., 137, 138

Ministry—none to be admitted to the office before reaching the age of 25, excepting where qualities are rare and singular, 25

Ministry, Presbyteries to appoint some to direct the studies of young men coming forward to the, 142

Ministry, remedies for corruption in the, Presbyteries to see that vacants kirks are filled with godly men, and to be accurate in private trials and visitations of kirks—Ministers to humble themselves, to have a godly conversation, to commune among themselves, and to improve their ministry with diligence, 138, 139

Ministry, recommendation anent Intrants to the, 1708, 429

Ministry, trial and admission of Expectants to the, 161

Missionary Ministers not to be elected as Commissioners to the Assembly, 716

Missions, Home, Act regarding, 1129

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1835, 1044

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1836, 1058

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1837, 1069

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1838, 1080

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1839, 1093

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1840, 1101

Missions, India, Act in favour of, 1842, 1127

Moderation of a Call agreeable to immemorial and constitutional practice, 811

Moderator in Provincial Assemblies, Act concerning election of a, 1644, 111

Money, concerning the Church's Public, 564

Money granted by her Majesty for defraying the public expenses of the Church, Act respecting the right application of the, 465

Money, the Church's Public, Act for the right management of the, 1719, 529

Montrose, Presbytery of Brechin recommended for asserting their rights to examine all the Schools of, 958

Monumental Church, recommendation to promote subscriptions for the, 1819, 972

Moray, the Presbytery of Strathbogie united to the Synod of, 289

Mortifications, Act anent, 299

Mortifications, anent, 394

Mull, Act erecting the Presbytery of, 606

Murdering of Children —the Act of Parliament thereanent appointed to be read from the pulpits, 748

N

National, Education in Ireland, note respecting the discussion on the Overtures concerning, 1833, 1027

National Fast, Act anent a, 1700, 290

National Fast appointed, 1701, 305

National Fast, Act concerning a, 1706, 397

National Fast, appointment of a, 1726, 581

National Fast, Act appointing a, 1756, 725

National Thanksgiving, Act concerning a, 424

Nenthorn, Parish of, disjoined from the Presbytery of Lauder, and annexed to the Presbytery of Kelso, 1776, 792

Netherlands, Assembly's Letters to the Kirks in the, 108

New Churches, Overtures on, 1835, 1053

New Churches, titles of, 1842, 1128

Non-Communicants and profaners of the Sabbath to be proceeded against, 56

Non-Residence, Act against, 22

North, Act anent the deficients in supplying the, 270

North, Act anent the supply of the, 299

North, Act anent the supply of the, 1701, 303

North, Act approving of the proceedings of the Committee of 1694, for the, 251

North, Act approving Overtures for planting the, 271

North, Act approving Overtures for planting the, 1699, 283

North, Act approving Overtures concerning the planting of the, 1703, 322

North, Act continuing supplies of preaching for the, 1696, 255

North, Act declaring Appeals of Committee for 1694 fallen from, ib.

North, Act for rendering effectual the supplies for the, 300

North, Act for rendering effectual the supplies for the, 360

North, Act in favour of Ministers sent to the, 1700, 296

North, Act nominating Ministers to go to the, 1696, 251

North, anent Ministers who have not obeyed their appointment to go, 259

North, anent the planting of the, 265

North, appointment of Ministers to go to the, 1697, 264

North, approbation of Overtures for more speedily and certainly supplying the, 1695, 248

North, Ministers appointed to supply the, 241

North, some Ministers appointed to supply the, 1698, 275

North, some Probationers appointed to go, 1698, 276

Notice to the Reader, prefixed to the Acts of 1638, 1

Novations, anent, 48

Novations, Overture transmitted anent, 1695, 248

Novations, Synods and Presbyteries to be advised with before they are determined in, 42

O

Oath of Abjuration, Act concerning the, 473

Oath of Abjuration, Address to the Queen concerning the, 476

Oath taken by the Sovereign to maintain the Church of Scotland, 498

Oaths, Act against contrary, 63

Oaths and Bonds imposed without the consent of the Church, Act and Declaration against, 170

Observation of Fasts, concerning the, 443

Observation of the Lord's Day, Act for the better, 429

Ordained Assistants, Interim Act and Overture concerning, 821

Ordinances may be dispensed to strangers coming from other Protestant Churches, 457

Ordination, Act condemning the Book of, 9

Ordination and Kirk Government, Act approving the Propositions of the Westminster Assembly respecting, 121

Ordination, Questions to be put to Ministers at their, 455

Ordination without relation to a particular charge, Presbyteries recommended to be cautious in granting, 821

Ordination of elders, Act of 1816, anent the See Elders, 952

Order in Council respecting Prayers for the Royal Family, note of discussion on the, 1820, 979

Orkney, Caithness, and Zetland, joined in one Synod, 1704, 326

Orkney and Zetland Presbyteries joined to the Provincial of Caithness, 140

Orkney, Act in favour of the Presbytery of, 1700, 293

Orkney, anent the erection of another Presbytery in, 403

Orkney, anent the Synod of, ib.

Orkney, Commission to visit, 295

Orkney, concerning the erection of the Synod of, 573

Orkney, Synod of, to meet on the 3d Wednesday of April, 1142

Orphan Children of Soldiers, recommendation anent the, 766

Orphans and Widows of Ministers, recommendation of a Fund for the maintenance of the, 520

Orphans and Widows of Ministers —former recommendation concerning them revived, 1735, 631

Orphans and Windows of Ministers—time for contributing to the Fund prolonged, 564

Orphans and Widows of Ministers, Act concerning the Fund for the provision of the, 1745, 680

Overture anent the ordering of the Assembly's House approved, 46

Overtures and Acts of Assembly, concerning the method of passing, 296

Overtures, &c., concerning the method of giving them in to the Assembly 393

Overtures, Act anent Presbyteries neglecting to send up their opinion on, 733

overtures, Act concerning Presbyteries neglecting to send up their opinion on, 715, 718

Overtures, Act concerning the Larger, 1718, 524

Overtures not to be brought into the Assemlby the same day in which they were moved in the Committee, 781

Overtures, the Large, 1705, 337

CHAPTER I. General Directions.

1. Of the right Manner of Consitituing of Church Judicatiories, 338

2. Of the Moderator of a Church Judicatory, ib.

3. Of Clerks to Church Judicatories, and their Registers, 339

4. Of Proceedings in all Church Judicatories, and the Members' Behaviour therein, 340

5. Of the closing of all church Judicatories, 314

CHAPTER II. Of the Proceedings and Methods of Kirk-Sessions

1. Of the Constitution of this Judicatory, 342

2. Of the Election and Constituting of Elders and Decons, ib.

3. Anent Marriage, 343

4. Of the Admission of Infants to Baptism, ib.

5. Of Admission to the Lord's Table, and debarring from it. ib.

6. Of Processes with Drunkards, Swearers, Profaners of the Sabbath, and such like Scandalour Persons, 344

7. Of Processes for Uncleanness, Fornication, and Adultery, ib.

8. Or Processes which natively begin at the Kirk-Session, but are not to be brought to a final determination by them, 347

9. Of the Privy Censures in the Sessions, ib.

CHAPTER III. Of the Proceedings and Methods in Presbyteries

1. Of the Constitution of this Judicatory, 348

2. Of Lincesing Probationers or Preachers, ib.

3. Of Vacant Congregations, and Planting thereof, 350

4. Of the Ordination of the Minister, 352

5. Of Transportations in general, and the Grounds and Reasons thereof, 355

6. Of Parochial Visitations by the Presbytery, 358

7. Of Censuring of Ministers, 361

8. Of Appeals from a Kirk-Session to the Presbytery, 362

9. Of References made by the Kirk-Session to the Presbytery, 363

10. Of Censuring such Scandals which are so gross, that the Kirk-Session does not absolve from, as of Adultery, &c., 364

11. Of a Process in order to the highest Censure of Excommunication, ib.

12. Of Presbyterial Exercises, 366

13. Of Privy Censures in the Presbyteries, ib.

CHAPTER IV. Of the Proceedings and Method as Provincal Synods.

1. Of the Constitution and Opening of this Judicatory, 367

2. Of the Committees of Synods, 368

3. Of Proceedings of Committees for Overtures, 369

4. Of the Proceedings of the Committees for Bills, References, and Appeals, ib.

5. Of the Proceedings of the Committees for the Examiniation of the Presbytery Books or Registers, 370

6. Of the Synod's Proceedings in Processes, 370

7. Of the Privy Censures of Presbyteries, 372

8. of the Closing of the Synod, 373

CHAPTER V. Of the Proceedings and Methods in General Assemblies.

1. Of the Constitution and Opening of this Judicatroy, 373

2. Of the Committees of the General Assembly, 375

3. Of the Proceedings in the Committee of Overtures, ib.

4. Of the Proceedings of the Committees for Bills, Referrences, and Appeals, 376

5. Of the Proceedings of the Committees for Synod Books, and the Commission of former Assemblies, 377

6. Of the General Assembly's Methods of Proceedings, ib.

7. Of the Commissions appointed by General Assemblies, 380

8. Of the Closing of the General Assembly, 381

Overtures, reference concerning the Larger, 1710, 449

Overtures respecting a commission of the Assembly approved of, 239

Overtures transmitted by the Assembly, Overture intended to remedy the delay of Presbyteries in sending up their opinions on, 1761 746

P

Paisley, disjunction of certain parishes from the Presbutery of, 1035

Papists, Acts renewed against, 39

Papists' names and number to be taken up, 25

Papists' names to be given in to the Privy Council, 1695, 247

Papists' names to be sent to the Privy Council, 334

Papists' names to be sent to his Majesty's Advocate, 1715, 506

Papists, Overtures anent, 56

Papists, Overtures anent the education of the children of, ib.

Papists, Protestants not to marry with, 334

Papists, recommendation to Presbyteries anent, 1690, 226

Papists, their children and excommunicated persons, Presbyteries enjoined to observe the overtures concerning. Presbyteries to give in lists of Papists to General Assembly, and to require of those who have been, or are still Papists, that they bring home such of their children as are in foreign countries; Parents, before they send their children abroad, to acquaint the Presbytery of the bounds, and such as do not compy to be processed; Presbyteries to inquire whether pedagogues remain stedfast in the true religion. The names of all exaommunicated persons to be given in annually to the Assembly, &c., 195

Paraphrase of the Psalms brought from England, Act for revising the, 159

Paraphrases, Act anent the, 681

Parents not to send their children abroad before acquainting their Presbytery, 141

Parish Churches, Act against such as withdraw themselves from their own, 157

Parish Churches, Act discharging Presbyteries to consent to the suppressing of, 1740, 655

Parishes,—their disjuncting or annexation from one Presbytery to another, not to be determined by Synods without authority from the Assembly, 681

Parishes, Overture anent the annexation and suppression of, 84

Parliament of England, Assembly's Letter to the, 144

Parliament of England,—Declaration of the Lords and commons to the General Assembly, 1643, 77

Parliament, Petition to the, 1645, 118

Parliament, Petition to, respecting the Catholic claims, 933

Parliament, Act, 1661, c. 18, of, for the due observance of the Sabbath, 1155

Parliamentary Church, districts erected into parishes, quoad sacra, 1024

Parliament,—Assembly's supplication to them, anent Ministers' stipends and tithes, 1649, 203

Parliament, Act, 1672, c. 22; 1693, c. 40; 1695, c. 13, of, against Profaneness, 1155

Parliament of England,—Propostitions given by their Commissioners to a committee to be presented to the Assembly, 1643, 76

Parliament of England, Assembly's Answer to the, 1642, 58

Parliament of England,—the Assembly's Answer to their Declaration, 1643, 89

Parliament Collections throughtout the Church, Act for, 1842, 1127

Parochial Registers,—the different kinds recommended to be kept, 953

Parochial Schools, Presbyteries to see to the settlement, of, 699

Parochial Schools to be rected where not already planted, 1758, 733

Parochial Schoolmasters, Declaration in favour of an increase of their salary 1802, 891

Pastoral Address, relative to a Fast, 1841, 1106

Pastoral Address, relative to a day of Himkiliation and prayer, 1842, 1145

Pastoral Address, 1835, 1054

Pastoral Address, 1838, 1090

Patoral Admonition of 1799 870

Pastoral Admonition on Sabbath Profanation, 1834, 1163

Pastoral Admonition of the subject of Sabbath Sanctification, note respecting the, 1841, 1042

Pastoral Letter on Family Worship, 1836

Patrongate, Address of the Commission of 1711, concerning, 470

Patronage, Address of the Assembly's Commissioners to his Majesty on the griveance of, 634

Patrongate, directions given to the Commission of Assembly, in regard to the grievance of, 1736, 640

Patronage, declared to be a grievance, 1842, 1127

Patronage, note respecting the discussion on the Overtures anent, 1833, 1028

Patronage, Memorial sent to members of Parliament by the Commission of 1714, respecting the grievance of, 502

Patronage, notice of the discussion in 1784, respecting the repeal of the law of, 820

Patronage, Representation and Address of the Commission of 1711 thereanent, approved of, 467

Patronage, Parliament commended by the Assembly for abolition of, 203

Peace, Address on the, 1783, 817

Peace, Address to the King on the, 1749, 700

Pecunial pains against excommunicated persons, Act recommending the enforcement of, 160

Pedagogues, Act anent, 294

Penalities for restrainging vice, ordiance for uplifting, 110

Penny Bridals, Act against, 311

Penny Bridals, recommendation concerning, 395

Penny Weddings, recommendation against Abuses at, 531

People, Warning and Admonition to the, 1798, 1158

Perjuries at the Custom-houses in matters of Trade, Act concerning, 530

Perjuries in Custon-houses, Act against, 641

Perth abjured, the Five Articles of, 18

Perth, 1618, Reasons for annulling the pretended Assembly, holden at, 8

Perth and Stirling, Act appointing the places of meeting of the, 1743, 672

Petition to High Court of Parliament, respecting the Irish Invasion, 118

Plantation for Charity, to produce testimonials as to their life and conversation, 443

Planting of Kirks, Act for pressing and furthering the, 160

Planting vacant Churches, especially tanquam jure devoluto, Overtures concerning the, 1720, 539

Pluralities, discussion on, 1816, 950

Pluralities, Act anent, 1817, 959

Pluralities, note respecting the discussion on, 1825, 994

Pluralities, note respecting the discussion on, 1826, 998

Pluralities, note respecting the discussion on, 1828, 1002

Pluralities, Overture anent, 1145

Poland, &c., Letter to Sctosmen in, 163

Poor,—the collection for them not to be taken during the time of Divine service, 198

Poor to be maintained by their own Parished, 568

Popish and Prelatic Faction, call by the Parliament of England to unite against the, 81

Popish Schools and Colleges without the kingdom, Presbyteries to inquire whether any children have been sent to, 141

Popery, Address to the Queen on the Growth of, 1714, 491

Popery, Address to the King on the Growth of, 1722, 546

Popery, Address to the King in regard to the Growth of, 1727, 593

Popery, Act against, 1704, 334

Popery, Act against, 281

Popery, anent the repressing of, 25

Popery, anent reception of converts from, 1703, 323

Popery, Act for preventing the Growth of, 1717, 526

Popery, Act for the better execution of former Acts against, 1714, 490

Popery, Act for suppressing and preventing the Growth thereof, 1707, 490

Popery, Act for preventing the Growth of, 1747, 694

Popery, Act regulating the reception of converts from, 297

Popery, Ministers to be careful to inform their people of the abominable errors of, 422

Popery, Resolution anent, 1779, 801

Popery, scaqndalous persons who embrace, 328

Popery, steps to prevent the Growth of, 538

Prayer, Assembly's appointment of a Diet for, 1690, 223

Prayer, Diet for, 1694, 235

Prayer, Diets for, 1695, 246

Prayer enjoined for the Princess of Wales, as well as the other members of the Royal Family, 1795, 849

Prayer for the Royal Family, 1736, 634

Prayers for the Royal Family, note regarding the discussion on the Order in council respecting, 1820, 979

Prayers, Act relating to public, 72

Preachers sent to the North to be punctually paid, 499

Preachers not to be elected as Commissioners to the Assembly, 716

Preaching, recommendation to Ministers and Probationers on the subject of, 636

Precentors, recommentdation for maintenance of, 217

Prelates— Acts against the unlawful Oaths exacted by them of Intrants, 8

Prelates— such as receive license or ordination from them declared censurable, 1701, 308

Prelatical Preachers discharged from the exercise of Church Discipline, 505

Presbyterial Libraries, 438

Presbyterial Meetings ordered to be kept, 21

Presbyterial Visitations, ib.

Presbyterial Visitations recommended, 299

Presbyterial Visistaions, anent, 395

Presbytery Books, Synods enjoined to visit, 1097

Presbytery Elders to be chosed within two months after the meeting of Synod, 793

Presbytery of Annan, erection of the, 671

Presbytery of Burravoe erected, 1009

Presbytery of Dunkeld, certain parishes disjoined from the, 1058

Presbytery of Greenock erected, 1035

Presbytery of Irvine, certain parishes disjoined from the, ib.

Presbytery of Isla and Jura, erection of the, 1058

Presbytery of Jedburgh, the parish of Castleton disjoined from the, 671

Presbytery of Kintyre, certain parishes disjoined from the, 1058

Presbytery of Langholm, erection of the, 671

Presbytery of Lerwick erected, 1009

Presbytery of Lewis erected, 664

Presbytery of Lochmaben, certain parishes disjoined from the, 671

Presbytery of Long Island erected, 567

Presbytery of Long Island disjoined, 664

Presbytery of Lorn, Act dividing the, 606

Presbytery of Middlebie, certain parishes disjoined from the, 671

Presbytery of Mull, Act dividing the, 606

Presbytery of Paisely, certain parishes disjoined, from the, 1035

Presbytery of Uist erected, 664

Presbytery of Weem, erection of the, 1058

Presbytery Meetings to be more carefully observed, 64

Presbyterians separating from the Church, Act against some, 506

Presbyteries, Act approving the association of, 1690, 226

Presbyteris, anent Commissions from, 773

Presbyteris are recommended to be caustious in granting ordination to such persons as have no fixed charge, nor a reasonable prospect of such provision as shall enable them to support the ministerial character, 821

Presbyteries discharged from using any Formula, in licensing Probationers or ordaining Ministers, but such as is approved by the General Assembly, 519

Presbyteries in General Assembly, Act concerning the representation of, 465

Presbyteris in the Northern and Western Islands may elect their Commissioners to the Assembly at any time before the 1st of May, 1081

Presbyteris instructed to have a Copy of the Acts of Assembly, 30

Presbyteries may proceed to take all steps towards the settlement of a parish, not withstanding an appeal, but may not complete it, 618

Presbyteries not obeying sentences of the Assemble, declared to be ipso facto sisted before the next General Assembly, 719

Presbyteries neglecting to send up their opinion on Overtures, Act concerning, 715

Presbyteries, Overtures concerning, 540

Presbyteries prohibited from taking young men on trials who have never studied at any university, 807

Presbyteries re-erected, 21

Presbyteries, Resolution about Overtures concerning, 543

Presbyteries, rule regarding their Representation in the General Assembly, 236

Presbyteries to consider matters referred to them, 1645, 135

Presbyteries to correspond personally and by letter, 142

Presbyteries to keep a watchful eye over Students of Theology, and to be careful in regard to those whom they license to preach the Gospel, 390

Presbyteries to keep separate Registers for inserting particulars relative to the Scheme for providing for Ministers' Widows, &c., 1744, 676

Presbyteries to make annual trial of Parish Registers, 39

Presbyteries to take notice of what is taught in Colleges, 457

Presbyteries to transmit Annual Lists to the Trustees for the Widows Fund, 1747, 693

Presbyteries to see to the Settlement of Parochial Schools, 699

Presbyteries, Act anent Settling Ministers in consequence of a, 719

Presbyteries, anent Lists to his Majesty and other Patrons for, 54

Presbyteries, Assembly's desires to his Majesty anent the Lists for, 86

Press, Act repressing the Licentiousness of the, 30

Priests, anent Popish, 247

Prince Albert, Address to his Royal Highness, 1840, 1099

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1811, 927

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1812, 929

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1813, 932

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1814, 941

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1815, 946

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1816, 949

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1817, 957

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1818, 964

Prince Regent, Address to the, 1819, 969

Prince of Wales, Address to Queen Victoria, on the Birth of the, 1842, 1115

Prince of Wales, Address to the King on the Marriage of the, 633

Prince Regent's Letter, 1811, 633

Prince Regent's Letter, 1814, 924

Prince Regent's Letter, 1815, 939

Prince Regent's Letter, 1817, 944

Prince Regent's Letter, 1818, 954

Prince Regent's Letter, 1819, 960

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1811, 925

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1814, 940

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1815, 945

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1817, 956

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1818, 962

Prince Regent's Letter, Answer to the, 1819, 967

Princess Charlotte of Wales, Address to the Prince Regent, on occasion of the Death of the, 964

Princess-Royal, Address to the King, on the Marriage of the, 1734, 627

Princess-Royal, Address to Queen Victoria, on the Birth of the, 1841, 1104

Princess of Wales, Mother of George III., Address to the, on the King's Marriage, 1762, 750

Printed Acts of Assembly, Sessions to have the, 128

Printing Commissions, Act anent, 910

Printing of Ecclesiastical Processes discharged, where there is no allowance, 297

Printing of Papers in Parocesses, Act concerning the, 588

Printing of Proceedings of the Kirk, &c., not allowed, without Warrant subscribed by the Clerk of Assembly, 30

Printing of the Acts of Assembly, anent the, 39

Privy Censures, Presbyteries recommended to set up, 243

Privy Council, the Lords of his Majesty's—the Assembly's desires to them, respecting unity in religion, &c., 64

Privy Council, Names of Papists to be sent to the, 334

Probationers, Act for Enrolling the Names of all, 1697, 257

Probationers, Act concerning the Trial and Licensing of, 453

Probationers and Ministers to subscribe the Formula, 455

Probationers, Act for further regulating the Trials of, 1714, 488

Probationers, Act concerning the Licensing of, 1727, 594

Probationers, Act and Overture about the manner of Licensing, 1742 and 1743, 665, 671

Probationers, Act and Overture about Processes against, 688

Probationers, Act respecting the Licensing of, 1813, 934

Probationers and Students, Act for better observation of the Acts of Assembly regarding, 641

Probationers, anent Testimonials of, 250

Probationers, anent the Licensing of, 1754, 719

Probationers appointed to go to the North, 1698, 276

Probationers before they be licensed, questions to be put to, 456

Probationers, concerning the Licensing of, 1708, 429

Probationers silenced, Presbyteries to report to Assembly concerning, 439

Probationers, Act, 1782, respecting the Licensing of, 811

Probationers, Lists of them to be Annually presented to the Assembly, 637

Probationers, Overture about the Licensing of, 1741, 663

Probationers, Overture about the Process against, 696

Probationers, Overture anent the from of a Licence to, 569

Probationers, Overture respecting the Licensing of, 772

Probationers prohibited from going to offer themselves for Ordinations, unless they carry testimonials with them, 456

Probationers, Regulations respecting, 238

Probationers to subscribe the Confession of Faith, 225

Probationers, their behaviour, 682

Procedure in Ecclesiastical Judicatories, concerning the revising the Overtures about the method of, 419

Procedure in the case of scandalour persons, Act concerning, 1705, 383

Proceeding in Ecclesiastical Judicatories, Act anent Overtures concerning the method of, 258, 272

Proceedings of Assembly, 1645, approved, 139

Process, anent preparing a Form of, 336

Process, Act anent the Form of, 1706, 393

Process, Act approving the Form of, 403

Process, Act on the Form of, 1835, 1049

Process, Overture on the Form of(trial of causes,) 1835, 1049

Processes, Ecclesiastical, no part of them to be printed without allowance, 297

Processes, anent the giving in of, 237

Processes against Ministers, Overture anent, 1143

Processes against Ministers, Presbyteries to proceed circumspectly in, 241

Proclamation of Banns, Act anent, 279

Proclamation, Act concerning James Graham's, 1646, 141

Procuratore for parties at the bar, Lawyers who are Member of Assembly not to appear as, 705, 818

Profanation of the Sabbath, President Blair's opinion as to the, 988

Profanation of the Lord's Day, Admonition andas to the, 988

Profanation of the Lord's Day, Admonition and Information respecting the, 1153

Profaneness, Act of Parliament, 1672, 1693, 1695, and 1701, against, 1155, 1156, 1157

Profaneness, Act against, 1694, 261

Profaneness, Act for the better execution of the Laws against, 487

Profaneness, Act against, 1694, 241

Profaneness, Act and Recommendation concerning, 395

Profancess, Act against, 329

Profancess, Act against, 280

Profancess, Act against, 1722, 559

Profaneness, Act against, 1746, 688

Profancess, Laws against,—Abbreviate of them to be reprinted, 1746, 688

Profanity, King's Proclamation against, to be read from the pupits, 505

Professions in schools, Act for the encouragement of scholars to, 129

Professor of Theology, Act anent the appointment and ordination of, 1838, 1082

Professors to be the ablest men, and best affected to the Reformation, 47

Professors of Divinity, Act anent their election to the Commissioners to Assembly by Presbyteries, 74

Professors of Divinity to endeavour to make their students well acquainted with the true method of preaching the Gospel, 637

Professores in Universities to send a copy of their dictates to the General Assembly, 142

Professorship of Biblical Criticism, anent the establishment and endowment of a, 1095

Promiscusous dancing, Act against, 311

Propositions from English Commissioners relative to further reformation of relgion, 1643, 80

Propositions, Act concerning the Hundred and Eleven, 164

Protest by Ebenezer Erskine and others, 1733, 625

Protestant line, Act recommending Prayers for the Succession in the, 450

Protestants warned against marrying with Papists, 335

Provincial Assemblies in 1638, order of the, 27, 28

Psalmody, Overture anent the, 690, 694, 701, 704

Psalmody, Overturne about the, 706

Psalms, Act anent the Irish, 244

Psalms, Act for revising the Paraphrase of the, 159

Psalms, anent the new Paraphrase of the, 217

Psalms, recommendation concerning the singing of the, 687

Psalms, revising of the Paraphrase of the, 194

Psalm Tunes, recommendation for teaching the common, 483

Public Accounts, concerning, 1723, 564

Public Libraries in Presbyteries, Act for erecting, 438

Public Money, Acts respecting the, 745

Public Money, by order of Assembly, 1763—all application for it to be transmitted to the Agent for the Church before the 1st of May yearly, 756

Public Worship, Act respecting those who withdraw themselves from, 157

Public Worship, uniformity in. See Uniformity for this Kirk, 120

Purging of Scandals, Overture about the manner of, 1741, 663

Purity of Doctrine, Act for preserving of the, 446

Purity of Doctrine, Committee for preserving, (Professor Simson's case,) 500, 503

Purity of Doctrine, continuance of the Committee for, (Professor Simon's case,) 511

Purity of Doctrine, Act for maintaining, (Professor Simson's case,) 518

Purity of Doctrine, Act and Commission for preserving Purity of Doctrine, (Professor Simson's case,) 591

Purity of Doctrine, Act and Recommendation for preserving, (Professor Campbell's case,) 638

Q

Quakers, means to be taken for reclaiming the, 248

Queen, Act recommending Prayers for the, 1711, 450

Queen Adelaide —Address to her Majesty, on the King's Accession to the Throne, 1015

Queen Charlotte—Address to her Majesty, on her Marriage, 1762, 749

Queen Charlotte—Address to her Majesty, on the Birth of the Prince of Wales, 1763, 755

Queen Charlotte—Address to her Majesty, on the King's Recovery from Sickness, 1789, 831

Queen Charlotte—Address to the Prince Regent, on the Death of, 1818, 969

Queen Dowager—Address to her Majesty, on the Death of William IV., 1079

Queen, Address by the Commission of 1702 to the, 315

Queen, Address to the, 1703, 320

Queen, Address to the, 1707, 419

Queen, Address to the, on her Recovery from Indisposition, 1714, 487

Queen, Address to the, on the Growth of Popery, 1714, 491

Queen, Address to the, on her Accession to the Throne, 1838, 1077

Queen, Address to the, on her Marriage, 1840, 1098

Queen, Address to the, on the Birth of the Princess-Royal, 1841, 1104

Queen, Address to the, on the Birth of the Prince of Wales, 1842, 1115

Queen, Address to the, on the subject of the Claim of Rights, 1842, 1141

Queen's Letter, 1703, 316

Queen's Letter, 1704, 325

Queen's Letter, 1705, 382

Queen's Letter, 1710, 440

Queen's Letter, 1712, 460

Queen's Letter, 1713, 478

Queen's Letter, 1714, 485

Queen's Letter, 1838, 1076

Queen's Letter, 1842, 1113

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1703, 317

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1704, 326

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1705, 382

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1708, 421

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1710, 441

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1712, 460

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1713, 479

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1714, 486

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1838, 1076

Queen's Letter, Answer to the, 1842, 1114

Questions to be put to Ministers at their ordination, 455

Questions to be put to Ministers who have been already ordained, when they are admitted to a parish, ib.

Questions to be put to Probationers before they be licensed, 454

Quoad Sacra Churches, 1024

Quoad Sacra Parishes, the Church resolved, at all hazards, to adhere to the principle of the Declaratory Enactment of 1834, respecting the Ministers of, 1842, 1141

R

Reading of the Scriptures, recommendation respecting the public, 931

Reasons for the Fast, 1642, 72

Reasons of Dissent from the judgments of Inferior Judicatories to be kept in retentis, and not entered in the Register, 612

Rebellion, Address to the King on the Suppression of the, 1716, 510

Rebellion, Processes to be carried on against those concerned in the, 1746, 687

Rebels in the North and South, Act against the, 1644, 99

Records, Synod, Act recommending the signing of, 273

References, &c.—concerning the method of giving them in to the Assembly, 393

References, Overtures anent, 73

Reformation of Religion, Propositions by English Commissioners relative to, 80

Reformation, recommendation to Ministers to preach on the principles of the, 698

Register of the Assembly, 1572 to 1573, Act approving an old, 37

Registers, Act approving the, 2

Registers produced before the Assembly, reasons proving the authenticity of the, 3

Registers of Assembly, concerning the preservation of the, 473

Registers of Assemblies, &c., Act for supplying and preserving the, 323

Registers of Burial to be kept, 688

Registers of the Church, Act anent the, 1704, 337

Registers of Church Judicatories, Act anent the revising of the, 292

Registers of Provincial Assemblies, Act concerning, 136

Registers to be correctly written, and no blottings nor interlinings to be allowed, 394

Registers to be kept by parishes, the different kinds of, 953

Regulations anent the Calling of Ministers, Overture with, 1836, 1060

Regulations anent the Calling of Ministers, Overture with, 1837, 1069

Regulations anent the Calling of Ministers, Overture with, 1838, 1086

Regulations anent the Calling of Ministers, Overture with, 1842, 1128

Regulations anent the Calling of Ministers, note of the discussion respecting the re-transmission of the Overture with, 1840, 1103

Regulations anent the Veto Act, note of the discussion respecting the re-transmission of the Overture with, 1839, 1097

Remedies for Corruptions in the Ministry. See Ministry, 138

Remedies for the grievous common Sins of the Land, 1648. See Sins of the Land, 192

Remonstrance from the Assembly to the King, 1645, 132

Reponing Mr Robert Dalrymple, Act, 792

Reponing of deposed Ministers, Act anent the, 79

Representation and Petition by twelve Ministers of the Church, anent the "Marrow," considered by the Assembly of 1722, 548

Representation of Presbyteries in the General Assembly, rule regarding the, 236

Representatives Elders to be bona fide Acting Elders, 1097

Representatives from Presbyteries, Act relative to the number of, 1839, 1093

Representatives from Presbyteries, declaratory Act relative to the number of, 1835, 1052

Representatives of Presbyteries in the General Assembly—proportion to be observed, 465

Rescinding of Act, 1799, relative to Ministerial Communion, 1842, 1125

Resscisory, recommendation concerning Acts. See Acts Rescissory, 637

Resolution as to Patronage, 1842, 1126

Re-union with Seceders, 1839, 1094

Revised and ratified in 1638, several former Acts, 21

Revolution of 1688, Address to the King respecting the Commemoration of the, 827

Revolution of 1688, National Thanksgiving in Commemoration of the, 829

Revolution, recommendation to Ministers to preach on the principles of the, 698

Richardson. Mr Andrew, to be admitted Minister of Inverkeithing, 707

Roll, doors of Assembly-House to be kept shut during the calling of the, 832

Roman Catholics, Petition to Parliament respecting the political privileges of, 933

Ross, anent the meeting of the Synod of, 1761, 745

Ross, Synod of, to meet once in the year, 1759, 735

Ross, Sutherland, and Caithness, anent the supply of, 250

Royal Bounty, Act concerning the management of the, 1730, 610

Royal Bounty, the, 65

Royal Family, Act about praying for the, 1736, 634

Ruling Elders—concerning Commissions, 569

Ruling Elders, the duties and qualifications of, 588

Ruling Elders, none to be ordained under 21 years of age, 1776, 793

S

Sabbath, against the going of Mills, &c. on, 29, 38

Sabbath, anent the Profanation of the, 25, 38, 56, 72, 79, 141, 193, 226, 387, 429, 559, 988, 1154

Sabbath-breaking by Carriers, 193

Sabbath, President Blair's opinion as to the, 988

Sabbath Sanctification, Admonition on the subject of, 1042

Sabbath, scholars in Universities to be taken account of on the 163

Sacrament of the Supper to be more frequently celebrated, 471

Sacraments, a Catechism, containing errors in the number of the, 171

Sacraments, Act anent those ministers who administer them privately, 225

Sacraments, anent the private administration of the, 226

Sacred poesy, Act and Overture concerning some pieces of, 1745, 681

Sailing and travelling on the Sabbath, recommendation to Presbyteries regarding uncessary, 226

St Andrews, the meeting of the pretended Assembly at, 1617, 7

Salt-pans—reference from the Presbytery of Kirkaldy regarding their going on Sabbath, 72

Salvation, three Acts of Assembly for promoving the knowledge of the grounds of, 1652, 1151

Scandalous and contumacious persons, Act anent, 296

Scandalous persons, Sessions and Presnyteries to be careful to censure all, 1652. 1153

Scandalous persons, turning Popish, Act anent, 328

Scandalous persons, method of procedure in the case of, 383

Scandals, Overture anent the prescription of, 1642, 73

Scandals, Presbyteries to advise on some common order as to the trial thereof, 64

Scandals, anent the purging of them in the case of soldiers, 442

Scandals, Overture about the manner of purging of, 663

Scarcity of provisions,—acknowledgment of this visitation of Divine Providence, 1783, 818

Schemes of the Church, recommendation of collections in behalf of the, 1836, 1067

Schemes of the Church, Act recommending collections for the, 1837, 1074

Schemes of the Church, Act recommending collections for, 1838, 1081

Schemes of the Church, Act recommending collections for the, 1839, 1096

Schemes of the Church, Act recommending collections for the, 1840, 1102

Schemes of the Church, Act recommending collections for the, 1841, 1111

Schism, Act against, 47

Schism and Discorders, Act against, 332

Schism and Disorders in the Church, anent the suppressing of, 424

Schools and Colleges, advancement of learning in. See Learning, 117

Schools, articles passed in 1642, respecting the provision of, viz.:—
-, Every parish to have a school, and considerable places to have a grammar school; Ministers to give an account to the Presbyteries to report to Synods, and Synods to the General Assembly, that schools are planted; Commissioners to report to next Assembly what has been done in the Highlands, Islands, and Borders, where there has been most neglect; Parliament to be supplicated to make provision for schools, and to allot a maintenance for Highland and Border youths to be bred in Universities; Visitation of schools, 63

Schools, Act concerning, 1705, 384

Schools, anent the settlement and provision of, 526

Schools, Bible to be read as a regular exercise in, 847

Schools, Catechism to be committed to memory in, ib.

Schools for the Highlands, 282

Schools in the Highlands, anent the Erection of, 227

Schools in the Highlands, Act anent Erecting, 330

Schools in Landward Parishes, Presbyteries directed to Settle. 22

Schools in the Lowlands, recommendation anent Erecting, 282

Schools, injunction respecting the Visitation of, 923

Schools, Presbyteries right to examine all, 958

Schools, Order anent the Examination of, 1819, 971

Schools, Parochial, Presbyteries enjoined to see to the Erection of these where they are not already planted, 733

Schools—Presbyteries to use all suitable endeavours to get a School erected in every Parish, 399

Schools, Presbyteries to hold Visitations for the purpose of Settling Parochial, 699

Schools, Recommendation, Injunction, and Queries, respecting, 1813. 937

Schools, Report of Committee appointed to class Returns from Presbyteries respecting the Examination of, 1820, 976

Schools, Report of Examination of, 1823, 987

Schools, Report as to, 1825, 992

Schools, Report as to, 1826, 995

Schools, Report concerning, 1827, 1001

Schools, Report concerning, 1828, 1003

Schools, Report and Injunction concerning, 1829, 1006

Schools, Report concerning, 1830, 1010

Schools, Report concerning, 1831, 1016

Schools, Report concerning, 1832, 1021

Schools, Report concerning, 1833, 1025

Schools, Report concerning, 1834, 1040

Schools, Sunday, Report concerning. 873

Schools—their Visitation recommended, 1647, 163

Schools, Visitation of, 21

Scholars in Universities to be taken account of on the Sabbath, 163

Scholars to be encouraged to Professions in Schools, 128

Schoolmaster of Bothwell, Recommendation by the Assembly to Subscribe towards the defraying the Expense in the Appeal in the cause relative to the, 881

Schoolmasters, Act anent, 294

Schoolmasters, Injunction respecting, 880, 886, 890

Schoolmasters, Order respecting, 1808, 914, 917

Schoolmasters, Parochial—Declaration in favour of an increase of their Salary, 1802, 891

Schoolmasters, recommendation for Maintenance of, 217

Schoolmasters to Sing part of a Psalm daily with their Scholars, 483

Schoolmasters —such as have taken their degrees at College to be preferred, 395

Schoolmasters to Instruct the Youth in Singing the common Tunes, 687

Scottish Lords at Oxford —Act concerning the Declaration Subscribed by them—Power to the Commission to proceed against them to Excommunication, 99

Scriptural Songs, Act concerning the, 1707, 419

Scriptural Songs, anent Revising Mr Z. Boyd's labours on the, 194

Scriptural Songs, concerning the publishing of a Version of the, 430

Scriptural Songs, recommendation to Mr Zachary Boyd anent the, 159

Scripture Songs—the use of them recommended, 392

Scriptures, anent Expounding of the, 327

Scriptures, New Edition of the Gaelic Translation of the, 1816, 950

Scriptures, Recommendation respecting the Public reading of the, 931

Seaforth, Earl of—Ordinance for his Excommunication, 136

Seceders from the Church, Act concerning the, 1738, 646

Seceders from the Church, Act concerning the, 1739, 649

Seceders from the Church, Act Deposing the, 1740, 653

Seceders, Act anent Re-union with, 1839, 1094

Secret Worship, Directions of Assembly regarding, 1647, 154

Separation, Act for Searching Books tending to, 75

Separate Registers, Act appointing Presbyteries to keep, 674

Separate Registers, anent the method of keeping the, 1757, 728

Sermon preached by Mr Gabriel Wilson of Maxton, before the Synod of Merse and Teviotdale, concerning the, 565

Servants, care to be taken that they bring with them testimonials when they remove from one parish to another, 241

Service-Book, Act condemning the, 9

Session, Court of, Protest anent the encroachments of the, 1130

Sessions to have the printed Acts of Assembly, 128

Settlement of Parishes, instruction to the Commission respecting the, 672

Shields, Mr Alexander, &c., Letter from the Assembly to, 291

Ships not to be loosed on the Lord's Day, 141

Shorter Catechism approved of, 171

Simson, case of Mr John, 500, 503, 511, 518, 591, 603, 607

Simoniacal practices, Act against, 716

Simoniacal practices, Act against, 1759, 737

Simony, Overture for the more effectual preventing of, 1818, 965

Singing, Act concerning the teaching of, 483

Singing of Psalms in Private Families recommended, 687

Sins of the Land, approbation of Overtures for the remedies of the, 1648:—
-, Civil remedies—Acts of Parliament for restraining vice to be put in execution.
-, Domestic remedies—Care to be taken in the receiving of servants, every family to have a Bible and Psalm-book, the Worship of God to be practised, &c.
-, General Ecclesiastical remedies—Suspension from the Sacraments, impartial proceedings against men of all quality, &c.
-, Particular Ecclesiastical remedies—1. Against ignorance, Ministers to be diligent in Catechising, ignorant persons to be debarred from the Communinon, &c.
-, 2. Against profaneness, various recommendations for the better exercise of discipline; persons removing from one parish to another to take testimonials with them; great care to be observed in the performance of private censures in Presbyteries and Synods; Elders to have bounds assigned to them, and to observe how the Sabbath is kept; Ministers not to resort to excommunicated persons, unless by permission of Presbytery; Session-books to be visited, &c. &c., 192, 193, 194

Skye, Presbytery of, to be joined to the Synod of Argyle, 56

Skye, erection of the Presbytery of, 567

Slandering of Ministers, Act against, 71

Slavery, Address to his Majesty on the Abolition of, 1823, 986

Smuggling, Act against the sinful practice of, 1744, 675

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, recommendation concerning the, 445

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, representation of their Committee with Act of Assembly thereupon, 1712, 462

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, recommendation for contributions and subscriptions towards the, 1713, 481

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, recommendation in favour of the, 1714, 492

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, public collection recommended for the, 504

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Act for furthering the pious design of the, 509

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, recommendation for the further encouragement of the, 1717, 514

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, their representation, with Act thereupon, 1719, 527

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Act and Recommendation concerning the, 589

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Act and Recommendation in favour of the, 1728, 600

Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, approved for their zeal in the translation and publication of the Scriptures in the Gaelic Language, 1816, 950

Socinian errors, Act discharging the venting of, 329

Solemn and Seasonable Warning to the Noblemen, Barons, Gentlemen, Burghs, Ministers, and Commons of Scotland, as also to the Scottish Armies, respecting present dangers, 1645, 123

Soldiers, recommendation anent the orphan children of, 766

Soldiers under Scandals, concerning, 442

Soldiers under Scandals, advice concerning, ib.

Songs, concerning the Scriptural, 419

Songs, Scripture, recommended to be used, 392

Songs, Scriptural, concerning the publishing of a version of the, 430

Special Commission to co-operate with certain Presbyteries in reference to certain vacant parishes, 1841, 1111

Special Commission appointed to co-operate with the Presbytery of Strathbogie, in supplying the parishes of the seven suspended Ministers with Divine ordinances, 1840, 1102

Special Commission with reference to the present difficulties of the Church, appointment of a, 1842, 1142

Special objections to presentees, declaratory Act as to, 1145

Standing Order anent the Visiting of Synod Books, 1841, 1111

Standing Order as to dissents, 1842, 1125

Standing Order on the Forms of Commissions 1841, 1110

Standing Order, proposed, anent the method of taking the Vote, 1144

Standing Orders adopted in 1834, regarding Overtures, References, Appeals, &c. 1036

Standing Orders of the Church in force in 1838, all the, 1082

Standing Orders, 1832, Meetings of Committee of Overtures, mode of reading the Answer to the King's Letter, hearing reports of Committees, separate days for Causes and Overtures, appearance of parties, and rules for hearing them, &c., 1020

Standing Orders respecting Fees for presenting petitions, the lodging of printed papers, &c. 1144

Standing Orders, 1835,–1. On motions and votes; 2. On the printing of papers, 1051

Stipend, deposed or suspended Ministers discharged from meddling with the, 190

Stipends, Act and Recommendation anent, 313

Stipends, anent, 394

Stipends, concerning an application to Parliament, for an augmentation to, 1750, 702

Stipends, Act against the dilapidation of, 1762, 750

Stipends, Commission of 1792 instructed to apply to the Legislature for an argumentation of parochial, 839

Stipends, vacant, recommendations that those who go to the North should be supplied out of the, 243

Stranraer and Wigton, certain parishes annexed to the Presbytery of, 1699, 278

Strathbogie, Presbytery of, disjoined from the Synod of Aberdeen, and annexed to Moray, 289

Strangers coming from other Protestant Churches to have the benefit of sealing ordinances, 457

Students, Act anent, 253

Students —course of University education to be observed by them previous to their entering the Divinity Hall, 862

Students of Divinity, young men to be examined by Presbyteries on Literature and Philosophy before they are enrolled as, 1000

Students of Divinity, Overtures as to the course of study to be pursued by, 1823, 987

Students of Divinity to give at least one year of regular attendance at the Hall, 1826, 997

Students of Divinity, Overture respecting them transmitted in 1767, 768

Students of Divinity prohibited going to foreign places that they may offer themselves for licence, unless they carry testimonials with them, 456

Students of Divinity to pass their private Trial in the Presbytery where they are proposed, before they can get a transference to another Presbytery, 1713, 484

Students of Divinity, Act concerning, 1727, 594

Students in Divinity, Act concerning the behaviour of, 1735, 631

Students of Divinity, Act for enrolling the names of all, 1697, 257

Students of Divinity to be annually examined, 1073

Students of Theology, recommendation concerning, 390

Students having the Irish language to be preferred to Bursaries, 1715, 500

Students having Irish to be examined upon their knowledge of that language, 517

Students having Irish, Act for the further encouragement of, 472

Students, Lithuanian, Act for the maintenance of two, 546

Students not resident within the bounds of the Church to be examined before entering the Hall, 1835, 1052

Students, Overture respecting their attendance on the Divinity Hall, 858

Students passing trials, Act anent, 328

Students to take the Covenant at their first entry to College, 191

Students to be examined on the Catechetical Standards before enrolment in the Divinity Hall, 1073

Students who have the Gaelic language in the Northern and Western Isles, Overture that an indulgence should be given to, 825

Subordination of Church Judicatories, Act for preserving the, 623

Sunday Schools, Report concerning, 873

Superior Judicatories, Overture from the Synod of Perth and Stirling against receiving extrajundicial papers into the proceedings of, 807

Superstitious days, Act for censuring the observers of, 128

Supplication to the King's Commissioner, &c., anent the signing of the Covenant, 40

Supplication of Assembly, 1638, to the King, 32, 33

Supplication to the King by Assembly, 1642, 57

Supplication of Assembly, 1648, to Committee of Estates, 187

Supplication of Assembly, 1648, to the King, 198

Supplication to the King's Commissioner regarding the Book called "The Large Declaration," 39

Supplication to the King by Assembly, 1639, 43

Suspended or deposed Ministers—Act discharging them from the Exercise of the Ministry, or meddling with the Stipend, 190

Suspension of Mr John Hepburn, 255

Sutherland and Caithness, alteration of the day of the meeting of the Synod of, 1836, 1064

Sutherland, anent the supply of, 250

Sweden, &c., Letter to Scotsmen in, 163

Synod of Angus, appointment of the meeting of the, 72

Synod of Angus and Mearns, discontinuance of the extraordinary correspondence with the, 522

Synod of Argyle to meet alternately at Lochgilphead and Inverary, on the first Wednesday of September, 1142

Synod-books to be brought up to the Assembly every year, 53

Synod-books to be presented yearly to the Assembly, 313

Synod-books, directions to the visitors of, 480

Synod-books, additional directions to the visitors of, 562

Synod-books, recommendation and injunction concerning the sending up of, 1792, 839

Synod-books, ordered to be sent up to every Assembly, 1835, 1044

Synod-books, standing order anent the visiting of, 1841, 1111

Synod of Caithness, erection of the, 581

Synod Clerks ordered to send up their books, 1837, 1075

Synod of Fife to meet on the second Tuesday of October, 795

Synod of Fife to meet on the second Wednesday of October, 1776, 792

Synod of Galloway —their place of meeting changed from Wigton to Newton-Stewart, 1776, 793

Synod of Glenelg erected, 567

Synod of Glenelg, day of meeting altered, 1835, 1051

Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale, Act anent the meeting of the, 1759, 736

Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale, day of meeting altered, 1835, 1051

Synod Meetings to be more carefully observed, 64

Synod of Ordney to meet on the third Wednesday of April, 1142

Synod of Perth and Stirling, Act appointing the places of meeting of the, 1743, 672

Synod Records, recommendation anent subscribing the, 273

Synod Registers, Act concerning, 136

Synod of Ross, Act anent the meeting of the, 1759, 735

Synod of Ross, anent the meetings of the, 1761, 745

Synod of Shetland, Act appointing the, 1009

Synod of Sutherland and Caithness, alteration of the day of the meeting of the, 1836, 1064

Synod of Ulster. See Ulster, 950

Synods, Act concerning the Election of a Moderator in, 111

Synods, Act regulating their meetings, in consequence of the change of the Calendar, 715

Synods enjoined to visit Presbytery-Books, 1097

Synods to inquire at Presbyteries about vacancies within their bounds, 736

Synods prohibited to disjoin or annex Parishes from one Presbytery to another, without authority from the Assembly, 681

T

Teachers, vagrant, report concerning, 873

Testimonials of Probationers, Act anent, 250

Thanksgiving, Act concerning a national, 424

Thanksgiving, appointment of a day of, 1746, 689

Thanksgiving in Commemoration of the Revolution of, 1688, 829

Thanksgivings, Act for the better observance of, 545

Theatre, Ministers of this Church not to attend the, 729

Theological Faculties, the 111 Propositions referred to the, 165

Theological Learning, Overture and recommendation respecting the promoting of, 892

Theology, Bursars of. See Bursars, 119

Theology, Professors of, appointment and ordination of, 1082

Tithes, the Assembly request that Parliament will allow certain tithes to be affected with the burden of pious uses, 1649, 203

Titles of Dignity declared to be banished out of the Reformed Kirk, 26

Titles, Feudal, of New Churches, amendment of Standing Order of 1838 relative to, 1842, 1128

Titles of New Churches, order as to the, 1842, ib.

Toleration, Address of the Commission of 1711, concerning the, 467

Toleration, Act approving the Representation and Address of the Commission of 1711, thereanent, ib.

Toleration, Memorial sent by the Commission of 1714 to Members of Parliament respecting, 502

Tongue, erection of the Presbytery of, 581

Translations of Scripture, Act and Overture concerning the, 1745, 681

Transportation of Ministers, 54

Transportation of Ministers, Articles on this subject agreed upon by Assembly, 1642, viz.
-, —Parties having interest must be cited; reasons why a town such as Edinburgh is to be preferred; Professorships, and towns where Colleges are, should be attended to; noblemen's residences should be regarded; those who desire a transportation should give reasons; Ministers having the Irish Language to be transported to the Highlands, when found in the Lowlands; no Minister to transact with any parish to be trans ported thereto, without a hearing of him and his parish before the Presbytery; planting of vacant Kirks not to be tied to any within a Presbytery; chief Burghs recommended to train up young men for the ministry, that transplantations may be in time prevented, 61, 62, 63

Transportation of Ministers, Act for regulating the, 236

Transportation of Ministers, Act anent citations in cases of, 327

Transportation of Ministers from the Highlands not to be allowed, excepting for great and weighty reasons, 584

Trial of expectants, anent the, 26

Trial of expectants, anent, 48

Trial of expectants, anent the order of, 54

Trial and admission of expectants, innovation of former Acts for, 161

Trials, anent Students passing, 328

Trials of Probationers, further regulations concerning, 1714, 488

Trials, Act anent admitting expectants to, 1652, 1152

Trials, Presbyteries to be accurate in, 1652, 1153

U

Uist, Act erecting the Presbytery of, 664

Ulster, Synod of, deliverance of the Assembly, 1816, on the communication from the, 951

Uncleanness,—persons guilty of this sin to satisfy in the parish whereof the woman was a parishioner when guilt was committed, 782

Uniformity in this Kirk, the observation of the Directory in some points of public worship, approbation of the opinion of the committee for keeping, viz., anent reading and expounding the Scriptures on the Lord's Day; where and when baptism is to be administered; rules to be observed in the administration of the Lord's Supper; the practice of ministers bowing in the pulpit to be discontinued, 120

Uniformity of Kirk Government, &c., Assembly's desire for, 59, 65

Union of Offices, Act anent the, 959

Union of Offices, notice of the discussion on this subject in 1816, 950

Union of Offices, note respecting the discussion on the Overtures anent, 1825, 994

Union of Offices, note respecting the discussion on, 1826, 998

Union of Offices, note respecting the discussion on, 1827, 1000

Union of Offices, Overture anent, 1146

Unity and Peace of the Church, Act for maintaining the, 1713, 482

Unity in the Church, Act for restoring and preserving, 1714, 489

Unity, recommendation to preserve, 1735, 632

Universal Redemption, a Catechism condemned, containing errors on the point of, 171

Universities and Colleges, Act concerning the inspection of, 457

Universities, approbation of Overtures respecting Learning in, 1645. See Learning, 117

Universities, concerning Commissions from, 567

Universities, Act concerning their Commissioners to the Assembly, 560

Universities, anent Commissions from, 773, 781

Universities, concerning the promoting of religion and learning in, 532

Universities, Act concerning the form of a Commission from, 563

Universities, form of Commission from, 1726, 584

Universities, recommendation of Overtures from the Commissioners of, 1647, viz., visitation of schools; care of scholars on Sabbath; their commissioners to be instructed with answers to Overtures; provision for bursars of Divinity, 163

Universities recommended to condescend on the best system of teaching Grammar and Philosophy, 1646, 142

Universities—Professors to be provided, and fabrics upheld out of the rents of the prelacies, &c., 46

Universities —Professors to send a copy of their dictates to the General Assembly, 142

Universities—their Commissioners to obtain an Index of the Acts of Assembly, 31

Universities to hold mutual correspondence, 47

University of Edinburgh, Act concerning the election of a representative from, 1723, 563

V

Vacancies, Act anent protracted, 978

Vacancies, Synods to inquire at Presbyteries about, 736

Vacant Churches to be punctually supplied, 260

Vacant Churches without the bounds of their own Presbytery—ministers not to preach without invitation from neighbouring ministers, &c. 457

Vacant Churches, Overtures concerning the planting of, 1711, 458

Vacant Churches, Overtures concerning the planting of, 1720, 539

Vacant Churches, resolutions about the Overtures concerning the planting of, 543

Vacant Churches, Act and Overture concerning the method of planting, 1731, 614

Vacant Churches, Act anent the method of planting, 1732, 620

Vacant Churches,—Act relative to the planting thereof, passed in 1732, declared to be no longer binding, 1734, 627

Vacant Churches, remit to Presbyteries concerning an Overture for planting of, 630

Vacant Churches, anent the method of planting, 779, 781

Vacant Congregations, Act concerning intrusion of ministers into, 1736, 641

Vacant Parishes, qualifications of persons claim ing to vote in the calling of ministers to, 695

Vagrant unfixed ministers, Act anent irregularities of, 254

Vagrant teachers, report concerning, 873

Veto Act, Act commonly called the, 1044

Veto Act, note of the discussion at the enacting of the, 1835, ib

Veto Act Regulations, Overture anent the, 1835, 1045

Veto Act Regulations, note of discussion on transmitting the Overture anent the 1835, ib.

Veto Act Regulations, 1836, 1060

Veto Act Regulations, 1837, 1069

Veto Act Regulations, 1838, 1086

Veto Act Regulations, note respecting the retransmission of the Overture anent, 1839, 1097

Veto Act Regulations, note respecting the retransmission of the Overtures anent, 1840, 1103

Veto Act Regulations, re-transmission of, 1842, 1128

Vindication of the Church of Scotland from the calumny of Thomas Gipps, 270

Visitation of Families by Ministers, directions regarding, 426

Visitation of Kirks, 21

Visitation of Parishes, Act anent, 299

Visitation of Schools, 21

Visitation of Schools, injunction respecting the, 923

Visitation of Schools recommended, 163

Visitations, anent Presbyterial, 395

Visitations on the North and South side of Tay, instructions to the Commission for, 232

Visiting of Synod Books, Standing Order anent the, 1841, 1111

Visitors of Synod Books, directions to the, 480

Visitors of Synod Books, directions to, 562

W

Wales, Prince of—Address to him on his Marriage, 848

Wales, Princess of, Act enjoining prayer for the, 849

War against France, Address to his Majesty on the Declaration of, 1756, 724

Warning addressed to Noblemen, Barons, Gentlemen, Burghs, Ministers, and Commons of Scotland; as also to the Scottish armies, respecting present dangers, 1645, 123

Warning and Declaration by the Assembly to members of the Kirk, regarding present dangers and duties, 1649, 203

Warning and Admonition to the People of Scotland by the Commission of Assembly, March, 1798, 1158

Weddings, Penny, recommendation against abuses at, 531

Weem, appointment of the Presbytery of, 1058

Westminster Assembly, Assembly's Answer to the, 1644, 105

Westminster Assembly—Approval of their Propositions concerning Kirk Government and Ordination, 121

Westminster Assembly, Commission to those who where sent to the, 94

Westminster Assembly—Commission of Ministers and Elders thereto renewed, 1645, 131

Westminster Assembly—Commission of Ministers and Elders thereto renewed, 1646, 143

Westminster Assemblyt—Commissioners thereto re-appointed, 1647, 161

Westminster Assembly, Declaration of English Parliament anent the calling of the, 77

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the, 1643, 82

Westminster Assembly, Letter to, 1643, 90

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the Commissioners sent to the, 1644, 101

Westminster Assembly, renovation of the Commission to those who went to the, 1644, ib.

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the, 1644, 103

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the, 1645, 113

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the Commissioners sent to the, 1645, ib.

Westminster Assembly, the Assembly's Letter to the, 1645, 131

Westminster Assembly, the Assembly's Answer to their Commissioners at, 1645, 134

Westminster Assembly, Letter to the, 1646, 146

Westminster Assembly,— Confession approved and adopted by the General Assembly, 158

Westminster Assembly, Letter from the, 1648, 166

Westminster Assembly, Letter to the, 1648, 186

Westminster Assembly, renewal of the Commission to the Commissioners to the, 1648, 196

Westminster Assembly's Larger Catechism approved of, 168

Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism approved of, 171

Windows and Orphans of Ministers, recommendation concerning a Fund for maintaining the, 520

Widows and Orphans of Ministers—time for contributing to the fund prolonged, 564

Widows and Orphans of Ministers, Act reviving a former recommendation for raising a Fund for the, 1735, 631

Windows of Ministers, Act concerning the Fund for the Provision of the, 1745, 680

Windows of Ministers, Act concerning the Fund for a Provision to the, 1747, 693

Wigton and Stranraer, certain Parishes annexed to the Presbyteries of, 1699, 278

Wilson, Mr Gabriel, Act concerning a Sermon preached by, 565

Witcheraft, &c., Conference of Ministers, Lawyears, and Physicians, concerning, 216

Witches, Act against, 44

Worship of God, against innovations in the, 418

Worship, Pastoral Letter, relative to Family, 1836, 1064

Worship, Recommendation concerning Family, 451

Y

York, Duke of, Address to his Majesty, on the Marriage of the, 838

York, Duke of, address to his Majesty, on the Death of the, 999

Youth to be instructed in the principles of religion, 384

Yule-Day, Act for censuring the observances of, 128

Z

Zetland, Act in favour of the Presbytery of 1700, 293

Zetland and Orkney, Presbyteries joined to the Provincial of Caithness, 140

Zetland, appointment of the synod of, 1009

Zetland, Caithness and Orkney joined in one Synod, 1704, 326

Zetland, Commission to visit, 295

Zetland, Presbytery of-Act disjoining it from the Synod of Orkney and Caithness, 1648, 191

Zetland, division of the Presbytery of, 1009

Zetland, the balf of the minister in that Presbytery only to keep the Provincial Assembly, 148