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COMMON PRAYER, ·
AND ADMINISTRATION OF
RITES AND CEREMONIES.
ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
PSALMS OF DAVID.
STEREOTYPEI) BY D. & G. BRUCE, NEW-YORK.
From the stereotype press of the Auxiliary New-York
Bible and Common Prayer Book Society.
New-York, July 2, 1823. I Do hereby certify, that this Edition of the Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, &c. (having been coinpareil with a standard Book, and corrected by the same) is permitted to be published as an Edition duly compared and corrected by a suitable Person appointed for that purpose, as the Canon directs.
JOHN HENRY HOBART; Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Churen
in the State of New York ,
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The Ratification of the Books to such as are of Riper Years,
2 The Preface.
appointed to be read. lan Instruction to be learned
Scripture; to be read at Morn-1 or Laying on of Hands upon
7 Tables and Rules for the l of Matrimony.
Feasts, together with the Days of the Sick.
15 The Ministration of Private 29 The Psalter, or Psalms of
Baptism of Children in Houses. David.
THE RATIFICATION OF THE BOOK OF
By the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity of the Protestant Episcopal
Church in the United States of America, in Convention, this 16th Day of October, in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. THIS Convention, having in their present Session set forth
1 A Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacruments 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.