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The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
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again to ballot for an Assistant Bishop. At the thirteenth ballot the vote stood as follows: Dr. Stevens, 85; Leeds 50, and scattering 14. Bishop Potter then declared Dr. Stevens to have been electeDr. Stevens to have been elected Assistant Bishop of the diocese of the State of Pennsylvania. He is the rector of St. Andrew's Church, in this city. The election had then to be confirmed by the laity. Each church, numbering onhat before the laity cast their votes they should be satisfied in regard to the loyalty of Wm. Bacon Stevens, who had just been made Bishop by the clergy. Bishop Potter said that if any doubt existed on that point, he could satisfy every one that Dr. Stevens was entirely loyal. After this announcement had been made the laity cast their votes, which stood as follows: For approval 85; against 37, and division 2--making a total of 123 votes cast. Bishop Potter then declared Dr. Stevens elected. Yesterday U. S. Marshal Millward sold, at the Merchants' Exchange, one-sixth part of the sch