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BEING AN EXAMINATION OF THE STRICTURES OF THE
REV. DRS. BOWDEN AND KEMP, AND THE REV.
MR. HOW, ON THE FORMER SERIES.

BY SAMUEL MILLER, D. D.

ONE OF THE PASTORS OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH IN THE SAID CITY.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAMS AND WHITING,

AT THEIR THEOLOGICAL AND CLASSICAL BOOK-STORE,
No. 118, Pearl-street.

J. SEYMOUR, PRINTER.

District of New-York, ss.

BE

E it remembered, that on the fifth day of December, in the thirty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, WILLIAMS & WHITING, of the said district, have deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:

•". A Continuation of Letters concerning the Constitution and Order of the Christian Ministry; addressed to the Members of the Presbyterian Churches in the city of New-York. Being an examination of the strictures of the Rev. Drs. Bowden and· Kemp, and the Rev. Mr. How, on the former series. By Samuel Miller, D. D. one of the Pastors of the First Pres byterian Church in the said City."

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning by se"curing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the au"thors and proprietors of such copies during the time there... "in mentioned; and also to an Act, entitled an Act, supple. "mentary to an Act, entitled an Act for the encouragement "of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and "books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, du"ring the time therein mentioned, and extending the benefits "thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching, "historical and other prints."

CHARLES CLINTON,

Clerk of the District of New-York.

3-7-1932

CONTENT S

LETTER I.

INTRODUCTORY remarks-Origin of this dis pute-Diligence and zeal of our Episcopal brethren in asserting their offensive claims-Design and character of the author's former series of Letters-Attacks made upon those Letters-The avowed opinions of Dr. Bowden and Mr. How-Various unfounded charges brought by these gentlemen against the author's former volume-Specimen of their indecent language-Design of the following sheets. p. 13-35."

LETTER II.

Dr. Bowden and Mr. How charge the author with misrepresenting their doctrine-This charge shown to be unfounded They assert that Presbyterians advance claims as high, and as offensive as theirs-This assertion refuted by specific quotations from our Confession of Faith, and Form of Government Presbyterians receive ministers from other denominations of Christians without re-ordaining them—The doctrine of the jure di vino Presbyterians briefly stated-This doctrine shown to be much less high-toned and offensive than that of Dr. Bowden and Mr. How-The doctrine of uncovenanted` mercy, as held by these gentlemen-This doctrine unjustly imputed to Presbyterians-Unscriptural and crude notions concerning Baptism erroneously ascribed to the Presbyterian Church—A similar slander with regard to

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