came direct to Richmond after his ordination, as the assistant of Dr. Plumer, pastor of the First Presbyterian church.
In this capacity his por as soon as he obtained his license.
About that time, however, Dr. Plumer visited Prince Edward county, and told Dr. Hoge that he would pro until he gained some experience, and had composed some sermons.
Dr. Plumer requested a meeting of the faculty of the Theological Seminary, eed by this strange sequence of services in the same church.
As Dr. Plumer's Assistant.
It was in the year 1844 that Dr. Hoge was inviteds accepted, and an arrangement was made by which he was to assist Dr. Plumer until a lot could be purchased and a small church erected, with td as pastor—the Rev. Dr. Leyburn preaching the ordination sermon, Dr. Plumer delivering the charge to the pastor, and Rev. William Lyon the ch Church recalls with pride that during the pastorate of the Rev. Dr. William S. Plumer, in 1844, Dr. Hoge preached in our pulpit his first ser
at it may in time, treasure, and blood. Geo. B. McClellan, Major General Commanding.
Dr. Plumer and his congregation.
We find the following in the Pittsburg Evening Chronicle, of Thursdach, Alleghany, arising out of an alleged want of sympathy on the part of its pastor, the Rev. Wm. S. Plumer, D. D., with the Government in its effort to put down treason and rebellion.
The Doctor wa
The entire proceedings were submitted to the Presbytery, including the correspondence between Dr. Plumer and the congregation, covering over one hundred pages of foolscap.
The letters addressed to De.
the question was discussed all day on Tuesday, and on Wednesday it was again taken up. Dr. Plumer himself was present, and defended his position in a powerful address.
He was replied to by Driotism, if he has any. after a lengthy discussion the Presbytery adopted the following report, Dr. Plumer himself voting in the affirmative:
1. Resolved, That in the opinion of this Presbytery,