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By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. The doctrines, principles, and discipline of presbyterian churches ;Â¬the theory and practice of vesting the government of the church in ministers or elders, possessed of equal power and having no superiority one over the other in office, dignity, or title Scotland, the government of the church by ministers and elders in the four courts called kirk-sessions, presbyteries, synods, and general assemblies.