AT A MEETING OF THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT, AT NORFOLK, THE THIRD TUESDAY OF JUNE, 1800. THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM OF RULES, FOR THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS BEFORE THE ASSOCIATION, WAS ADOPTED AND ORDERED TO BE PRINTED AND SENT TO THE PASTORS OF THE SEVERAL ASSOCIATED CHURCHES IN THE STATE... PASSED IN GENERAL ASSOCIATION, LEVI HART, MODERATOR ATTEST, SAMUL BLATCHFORD, SCRIBE. General Association of Connecticut.

AT A MEETING OF THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT, AT NORFOLK, THE THIRD TUESDAY OF JUNE, 1800. THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM OF RULES, FOR THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS BEFORE THE ASSOCIATION, WAS ADOPTED AND ORDERED TO BE PRINTED AND SENT TO THE PASTORS OF THE SEVERAL ASSOCIATED CHURCHES IN THE STATE... PASSED IN GENERAL ASSOCIATION, LEVI HART, MODERATOR ATTEST, SAMUL BLATCHFORD, SCRIBE.

[np: 1800]. Broadside, 7-1/2" x 12" Tanned, light spotting Several short, closed edge and fold tears [no text loss], old verso repairs of a fold split Small pinhole in text affects the word 'to'. About Good+.

This rare broadside prints twenty-two numbered rules, signed in type by Levi Hart and Samuel Blatchford, all designed to promote "order and decorum." The rules protect the membership from people who like the sound of their own voices: "No member shall speak more than twice to the merits of the question in debate, except by special permission of the body; nor more than once until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken."
ESTC W4290 [AAS, LCP, NYHS]. Evans 37224. Item #23016

Price: $375.00