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Philadelphia, June 7, 1815.
I do hereby cortify, that his edition of the Common Prayer Book,
the Aricies, Offices, and Metre Psalms and Hymns, has been duly
compared with a Standard Book, and corrected, by a Presbyter of this
Diocese, appointed by the Standing Committee thereof

President of the

Committec of the
Diocese of Pennsylvania.

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1. The Ratification of the Book of Com- , 16. The Ministration of Baptism to onc5 83

mon Prayer.

are of Riper Years, and able to answer

for themselves.

2. The Preface.

17. A Catechism; that is to say, nn In-

3. The Order how the Psalter is appoint- struction to be learned by every person

ed to be read.

before he be brought to be confirmed

by the Bishop.

4. The Order how the rest of the Holy

Scripture is a ppointed to be read. 18. The Order of Confirmation, or Laying

on of Hands upou those that are bap
5. Tables of Lessons of Holy Scripture, tized, and come to years of Discretion.

to be read at Morning and Evening

Prayer throughout the Yeur.

19. The Form of Solemnization of Matri-


6. The Calendar.

20. The Order for the Visitation of the

7. Tables and Rules for the Moveable Sick.

and Immoveable Feasta, together with

the Days of Fasting and Abstinence 21. The Communion of the Sick.

throughout the Year.

22. The Order for the Burial of the Dead.

& Tables for finding the Ho ydays.

23. The Thanksgiving of Women afte:

9. The Order for Daily Morning Prayer Child-birth, commonly called, The

Churching of Womeu.

10. The Order for Daily Evening Prayer.

24. Forms of Prayer to be used at Sca.

11. Prayers and Thanksgivings upon sev-

eral Occasions to be ued before le 25. A Form of Prayer for the Visitation

two final prnyers of Mornmg and of Prisoners.

Evening Service.

26. A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving

19. The Collecta, Epistles, and Gospele, to to Almighty God, for the Fruits of the

be used throughout the Year.

earth, and all the other Blessings of his

merciful Providence.

3. The Order for the Administration of

the Loru , Supper, or Holy Commu-27. Forms of Prayer to be used in Familiesa

28. Selections of Psalms, to be used in.

to The Ministration of Public Baptism of stead of the Psalms for the Day, at iba

Infants, to be used in the Churcu. discretion of the Minister.
15 Tor Ministration of Private Bapeismo 23 The Psalter, or Psalius of Datid.

Chuldrei, in louses.

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By the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity
of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the
United States of America, in Convention,
this Sixteenth Day of October, in the Year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
'HIS Convention having, in their present

session, set forth A Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, do hereby establish the said Book: And they declare it to be the Liturgy of this Church: And require that it be received as such by all the members of the same: And this Book shall be in use from and after the First Day of October, in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety.

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