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THE

AMERICAN PRAYER BOOK

ITS PRINCIPLES AND THE LAW

OF ITS USE

BY THE

Rev. J. F. GARRISON, A.M., M.D., D.D.,

MOORHEAD PROFESSOR OF LITURGICS, CANON LAW AND ECCLESIASTICAL POLITY IN

THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL DIVINITY SCHOOL IN PHILADELPHIA

DELIVERED IN THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, Phila-

DELPHIA, IN FEBRUARY, 1887

PHILADELPHIA

PORTER & COATES

1887

BX 5945

sols

The John Bohlen Lectureship.

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OHN BOHLEN, who died in this city on the 26th

day of April, 1874, bequeathed to trustees a fund of One Hundred Thousand Dollars, to be distributed to religious and charitable objects in accordance with the well-known wishes of the testator.

By a deed of trust, executed June 2d, 1875, the trustees under the will of Mr. Bohlen transferred and paid over to “The Rector, Church Wardens, and Vestrymen of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia,” in trust, a sum of money for certain designated purposes, out of which fund the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars was set apart for the endowment of THE JOHN BOHLEN LECTURESHIP, upon the following terms and conditions :

The money shall be invested in good, substantial and safe securities, and held in trust for a fund to be called The John Bohlen Lectureship, and the income shall be applied annually to the payment of a qualified person, whether clergyman or layman, for the delivery and publication of at least one hundred copies of two or more lecture sermons.

These lectures shall be delivered at such time and place, in the city of Philadelphia, as the persons nominated to appoint the lecturer shall from time to time determine, giving at least six months' notice to the person appointed to deliver the same, when the same may conveniently be done, and in no

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