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IN THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

TOGETHER WITH THE

PSALTER, OR PSALMS OF DAVID.

PHILADELPHIA:
WILLIS P. HAZARD.

178 CHESNUT STREET.

Philadelphia, June 13th, 1846. I hereby certify, that this edition of the Common Prayer Book, Articles, Offices, Psalms in Metre, selecied from the Psalms of David, and Hymns, has been compared with and corrected by the Standard Book, by a Presbyter duly appointed by me. And the same is permitted to be published as an edition so compared and corrected in conformity with the Canon.

ALONZO POTTER, Bishop of the Proiestant Episcopal Church

in Pennsylvania.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

The Ratification of the Book of Common 16. The Ministration of Baptism to such as
Prayer.

are of Riper Years, and able to answer

for themselves.

2. The Preface.

17. A Catechism ; that is to say, an Instruc-

3. The Order how the Psalter is appointed tion to be learned by every Person before

to be read.

he be brought to be confirmed by the

Bislop.

4. The Order how the rest of the Holy

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

on of Hands upon those that are baptized,

5. Tables of Lessons of Holy Scripture, to and come to years of Discretion,

be real at Morning and Evening Prayer

throughout the year.

19. The Form of Solemnization of Matri.

mony.

6. The Calendar.

20. The Order for the Visitation of the Sick

7 Tables and Rules for the Moveable and

Iminoreable Feasts, together with the 21. The Communion of the Sick.

Days of Fasting and Abstinence through-

out the Year.

22. The Order for the Burial of the Dead,

& Tables for finding the Holydays. 23. The Thanksgiving of Women after

Child-birth, commonly called The

9. The Order for Daily Morning Prayer. Churching of Women.

10. The Order for Daily Evening Prayer. 24. Forms of Prayer to be used at Sea.

11. Prayers and Thanksgivings upon several 25. A Form of Prayer for the Visitation of

Occasions, to be used before the two final

Prisoners.

prayers of Morning and Evening Service.

26. A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to

12. The Collects, Epistles, and Gospels, to Almighty God, for the Fruits of the

be used throughout the Year,

earth, and all the other Blessings of his

merciful Providence.

13. The Order for the Administration of the

Lord's Supper, or Holy Communion. 27Forms of Prayer to be used in Families.

14. The Ministration of Public Baptism of 28. Selections of Psalms, to be used instead

Infants, to be used in the Church.

of the Psalms for the Day, at the discre

tion of the Minister.

15 The Ministration of Private Baptism of

Children, in Houses.

29. The Psalter, or Psalms of David.

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