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QF THE CHURCHES IN THE colony of Con-
\ Col. ii. 5. Joying and beholding your order
One Faith, –
NEw-LoNDon, (Con.) PRINTF D-1710,
• THE General Association being informed that
Messrs. Lockwood & Backus propose printing a new Edition of the Confession of Faith, agreed upon at Saybrook, A. D. 1708, together with the heads of agreement formerly assented to by the United Miniters called Presbyterian and Congregational ; and the Articles for the administration of Church discip line as adopted by the General Assembly at New-Ho. ven, on the 14th of October A. D. IT08,
Potsd—That Rev. Messrs. Stephen H. Stebbins, Elijah Waterman, and Heman Humphrey, be a Cominittee to superintend the publication, and see to the correctness of the same according to the first edition.
A true extract of the minutes of the Association
Acid at Ellington, June 19th 1810.
MONG the memorable Providences rela. ting to out English Nation in the last Century, must be acknowledged the settling of English Colonies in the American parts of the World ; among all which this hath been peculiar unto and to the distinguishing glory of that tract called New-England, that the colonies there were originally formed, not for the advantage of trade, and a worldly interest; but upon the most noble foundation, even of religion, and the Liberty of their Consciences, with respec' unto the ordinances of the Gospel administered in the purity and power of them ; a happiness then not to be enjoyed in their native soil.
We joyfully congratulate the religious liber| tv of our brethren in the late auspicious reign of K William and Q. Mary, of blessed memory, and in the present glorious reign, and from the bottom of our hearts bless the Lord whose prerogative it is to reserve the times and seasons in his own hand, who also hath inspired the pious mind of her most sacred Majesty, whose reign we constantly and unfeignedly pray ma"