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“ These properties of our system, in Doctrine, in Discipline and in Worship, which in the Sixteenth Century were cleared from superstition by the Leaders in the English Reformation, were brought to the Colonies by the early emigrants of the Church of England, were recognized by us in the organization of our American Church, and, under the influence of the grace of God, have been persevered in by us to the present day.-Extract from Bishop White's Address on laying the corner stone of the Gen. Theo. Sem., 1825.

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