ROBERTSON, James, Rev.
Title: History of the Mission of the Secession Church to Nova Scotiafrom its commencement in 1765. cloth
Publisher:  John Johnstone, 1847,
Seller ID: 8021
ROBERTSON, James, Rev. History of the Mission of the Secession Church to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, from its commencement in 1765. Edinburgh/London : John Johnstone, 1847. Pp (6),[iii]-iv,-292,-24(pub ads dated November 1846),+ fldg colour map frontis. Sm 8vo, brown cloth. TPL 2798.Much on Rev. James M'Gregor: pp. 74-185 Chapters: 1. Nova Scotia - its dis covery, extent, appearance, &c.; 2. First application to the Associate Synod - The petitioners - Truro and adjoining townships - Appointment of the Rev. David Telfar and Mr Samuel Kinloch - Of the Rev. James Murdoch of the General Associate Synod - Of the Rev. Daniel Cock and David Smith Of the Rev.Hugh Graham - Formation of the Presbytery of Truro; 3. Biographical Sketch es of the Ministers who composed the Presbytery of Truro at its original formation - The Rev. David Smith, the Rev. Daniel Cock and the Rev. Hugh Graham; 4. History of the Presbytery of Truro -Dissatisfaction on the part of some of the people; 5. Biographical Sketches of Ministers who joined the Presbytery of Truro before the Union - Messrs. Munro, Waddell, Dripps, and Robson; 6. First Supply of Sermons to Pictou - Account of Dr M'Gregor's labours, written by himself - His appointment to Nova Scotia - His Voyage - Landing - Journey from Halifax, by Truro, to Pictou, &c., &c.; 7. Dr M'Gregor's history continued; 8. Dr M'Gregor's history concluded - His Death, and Character; 9. Arrival of Rev. Messrs. Brown and Ross - Formation of the Presbytery of Pictou - Biographical Sketches of the Rev. Messrs. Brown and Ross; 10. History of the Presbytery of Pictou till its union with the Presbytery of Truro; 11. Union of the two Presbyteries - Basis of Union - Extract minute of the first meeting of the Presbyterian Church of Nova Scotia; 12. Biographical Sketch of Dr M'Culloch, including a history of Pictou Academy - HisDeath, and Character; 13. Slow Progress of the Presbyterian Church - Expla nation of this - Its Present State; 14. Prince Edward Island; 15. Relative Number and Position of the different Ecclesiastical Bodies in the Province.Top spine lightly chipped, corners bumped, owner's name, else vg. 350.00