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Alex R. Boteler (search for this): article 14
State Convention. Thursday, Nov. 28. The Convention was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Non. A. R. Boteler. The President submitted a letter from the Hon. A. R. Boteler, accepting his aapointment to a seat in the Provisional Congress, (to succeed Hon. James M. Mason,) and expressing thanks for the honor thus conferred. Ordered to be entered on the journal. The extortioners. Mr. Chambliss laid before the Convention a series of resolutions passed by a portion of the people of Sussex and Greensville counties on the 27th of November, denouncing the extortioners and monopolists in bitter terms. The resolutions were referred to the "Committee on Salt." Secret session. The Convention then went into secret session for the purpose of considering the ordinance to reorganize the militia. Personal explanation. After the doors were reopened, Mr. Branch made a personal explanation, feeling aggrieved by the Gree
Greensville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 14
ed with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Non. A. R. Boteler. The President submitted a letter from the Hon. A. R. Boteler, accepting his aapointment to a seat in the Provisional Congress, (to succeed Hon. James M. Mason,) and expressing thanks for the honor thus conferred. Ordered to be entered on the journal. The extortioners. Mr. Chambliss laid before the Convention a series of resolutions passed by a portion of the people of Sussex and Greensville counties on the 27th of November, denouncing the extortioners and monopolists in bitter terms. The resolutions were referred to the "Committee on Salt." Secret session. The Convention then went into secret session for the purpose of considering the ordinance to reorganize the militia. Personal explanation. After the doors were reopened, Mr. Branch made a personal explanation, feeling aggrieved by the Greensville resolutions. [A fuller account of this proceeding will be foun
Sussex (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 14
onvention was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Non. A. R. Boteler. The President submitted a letter from the Hon. A. R. Boteler, accepting his aapointment to a seat in the Provisional Congress, (to succeed Hon. James M. Mason,) and expressing thanks for the honor thus conferred. Ordered to be entered on the journal. The extortioners. Mr. Chambliss laid before the Convention a series of resolutions passed by a portion of the people of Sussex and Greensville counties on the 27th of November, denouncing the extortioners and monopolists in bitter terms. The resolutions were referred to the "Committee on Salt." Secret session. The Convention then went into secret session for the purpose of considering the ordinance to reorganize the militia. Personal explanation. After the doors were reopened, Mr. Branch made a personal explanation, feeling aggrieved by the Greensville resolutions. [A fuller account of this proce
ot only of no service, but they are a nuisance and a curse. The army would be better without them. If then, you will go into the army, go there with the purpose to make such an exhibition of your Christianity as will commend it to all who look upon you, and so that your example will tend to leave the entire camp. Honestly doing this you will serve the Church and the country, and your God as well, and accomplish a vast amount of good. A faithful Chaplain is in condition to do the cause of Christ great service, while an unfaithful one will inflict upon that cause infinite injury. I am sorry to know there are these already in the army whose influence is not good. On motion of Paul Whitehead, the Conference proceeded to elect five clerical members of the Board of Managers of the Bible and Tract Society. They were nominated and elected as follows: Paul Whitehead, Nelson Head, J. D. Couling, James A. Duncan, and Dr. L. M. Lee. Rev. John C. Granberry, from a sub-committee, to
Jefferson Thompson (search for this): article 15
rence with the messengers from the Virginia Methodist Protestant Conference, submitted a report through the Rev. William Andrew Smith. The report presents resolutions which, in the first place, reciprocate the expressions of kindness and sympathy contained in the address brought to this body by the messengers, and requiring this body to appoint fraternal messengers to visit the Annual Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church at its next session; and secondly, a recommendation that Messrs. Thompson, Langhorne, and Woodhouse attend the General Conference, with the view of establishing fraternal relations between the two General Conferences. Rev. W. W. Bennett complained of the indefiniteness of the report; it left everything as before, while he had hoped that, after so many years of compliment between the two churches, they were now about to propound some distinct plan for the union of the churches. Dr. Smith replied, arguing that a distinct and unequivocal plan was shado
the Virginia Methodist Protestant Conference, submitted a report through the Rev. William Andrew Smith. The report presents resolutions which, in the first place, reciprocate the expressions of kindness and sympathy contained in the address brought to this body by the messengers, and requiring this body to appoint fraternal messengers to visit the Annual Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church at its next session; and secondly, a recommendation that Messrs. Thompson, Langhorne, and Woodhouse attend the General Conference, with the view of establishing fraternal relations between the two General Conferences. Rev. W. W. Bennett complained of the indefiniteness of the report; it left everything as before, while he had hoped that, after so many years of compliment between the two churches, they were now about to propound some distinct plan for the union of the churches. Dr. Smith replied, arguing that a distinct and unequivocal plan was shadowed forth in the report.
J. E. Edwards (search for this): article 15
had left with him for settlement the contributions to the Missionary Society, and the certificates of life membership. The Conference then went into an election of delegates to the General Conference. The votes of several absent members were allowed to be cast, these members having prepared their ballots and confided them to members of the Conference in attendance. Upon the first ballot the following persons were elected; W. A. Smith, D. S. Doggett, L. M. Lee, G. W. Langhorne, J. E. Edwards, Leonidas Rosser, Henry B. Cowles, W. W. Bennett, J. D. Couling, and Wm. B. Rowzie Messrs. Spiller, Rowe, and Bain were granted leave of absence. And then the Conference adjourned with the benediction. The Conference assembled at half-past 7 o'clock, in the basement of the Cumberland street Church, and was called to order by Rev. H. B. Cowles, who stated that the Bishop had requested that he would preside at the evening session. The Bishop was in council with the Presidin
Robert Scott (search for this): article 15
rs of this Conference who have died during the past year. The report was adopted. The Rev. W. B. Rowzie, when his name was called, gave a brief account of his transactions as agent for Wesleyan Female College. Early in the year the troubles of the times made it evident that nothing could be done, and he, at the instance of the Presiding Elder of the district, took charge of Greensville circuit, and remained there until the close of the year. Rev. Minton Thrift, G. W. Charlton, Robert Scott, E. Chambers, (who was located,) were severally called, and except as indicated, continued upon the superannuated list. Preaching at night was announced by Dr. Sehon, at Cumberland Street, and John C. Granberry, at Granby Street Church. And then the Conference adjourned. Pursuant to adjournment, the Conference met at 3¼ o'clock, Bishop Andrew in the chair. Prayer by Rev. J. D. Couling. The Bishop apologized for arriving five minutes too late, on the ground that th
The Conference then went into an election of delegates to the General Conference. The votes of several absent members were allowed to be cast, these members having prepared their ballots and confided them to members of the Conference in attendance. Upon the first ballot the following persons were elected; W. A. Smith, D. S. Doggett, L. M. Lee, G. W. Langhorne, J. E. Edwards, Leonidas Rosser, Henry B. Cowles, W. W. Bennett, J. D. Couling, and Wm. B. Rowzie Messrs. Spiller, Rowe, and Bain were granted leave of absence. And then the Conference adjourned with the benediction. The Conference assembled at half-past 7 o'clock, in the basement of the Cumberland street Church, and was called to order by Rev. H. B. Cowles, who stated that the Bishop had requested that he would preside at the evening session. The Bishop was in council with the Presiding Elders. Prayer was offered by Dr. Carter. It was resolved to proceed with the unfinished business, the election
g the year, to be turned over to their successors. Adopted. Rev. Jas. A. Davis brought to the notice of the body the case of Rev. C. F. N. Blogg, German Missionary, who had failed to get his pay, as was expected, and it was ordered that his claim be allowed. On motion of Rev. H. B. Cowles, it was ordered that when the Conference adjourns this morning, it be to meet this afternoon, at 3½ o'clock. Rev. W. H. Christian read a certificate from Texas, concerning the character of. --Williams, a superannuated preacher, connected with this Conference. The relation of this member was continued. Dr. Doggett read to the Conference, from Rev. Benj. P. Ames, a letter concerning his situation and circumstances. The letter requested an election to Elder's Orders. The Conference to elected him. Also, a letter from Rev. F. J. Boggs, from Chape Hill, Texas, representing himself as now Captain in a regiment of mounted Texas. The examination of character of Elders was
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