This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...that this distant part of tho Diocese of Nassau should be Synodically, joined, as prayed for in the aforesaid petition--it is hereby ordained and decreed as follows:--Article i. The Turks and Caicos Islands having been inclnded within the Diocese of Nassau by tho same authority under which tho See was constituted, the parishes of thoso Islands, St. Thomas, St. John, and St. George, are hereby formally inclnded within the jurisdiction of the Synod of the Diocese of Nassau for all ecclesiastical purposes whatever upon tlic signing of the following declaration by the Rector of St. Thomas and all other persons having duty, trust, or charge conferred upon them in uny way connected with the churches of the parishes aforesaid, viz.:--" I, A B," do declare my submission to the authority of the Synod of the Diocese of Nassau, and I further consent to be bound by all the Canons which have been made, or which may hereafter be made by that body." Articlb ii. The Canons which have been passed from time to time by the Synod of the Diocese of Nassau, as well as those hereafter to be passed, are hereby made applicable to and binding on the parishioners of tho before-mentioned parishes of St. Thomas, St. John and St. George as fully and entirely to all intents and purposes as if the aforesaid parishioners had been represented in the Synod of the Diocese of Nassau. Article iii. The first election of Lay-representatives to tho Synod of the Diocese of Nassau under Canon IV, and the first election of Vestrymen under Canon VI, shall take place in tho first week in January, or as soon after as possible, in conformity with the powers and provisions made for those purposes respectively. Article iv. The property of the Church of the Turks and Caicos Islands having bee...
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