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presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, bath (or have given, granted, bargained, sold, released, confirmed, and conveyed, and by these presents doth (or do) give, grant, bargain, sell, release, confirm and convey unto them the said and their successors, (trustees, in trust for the uses and purposes hereinafter mentioned and declared,) all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim, and demand whatsoever, either in law or equity, which he, the said

(if married, here insert the name of his wife) hath (or have) in, to, or upon all and singular a certain lot, or piece of land, situate, lying, and being in the and State aforesaid, bounded and butted as follows, to wit, (here insert the several courses and distances of the land to the place of beginning,) containing and laid out for

acres of land, together with all and singular the houses, woods, waters, ways, privileges, and appurtenances thereto belonging, or in anywise pertaining: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular, the above-mentioned and described lot or piece of land, situate, lying, and being as aforesaid, together with all and singular the houses, woods, waters, ways, and privileges thereto belonging, or in anywise appertaining unto them the said

and their successors in office forever, in trust, that they shall erect and build, or cause to be erected and built thereon, a house or place of worship for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America, according to the rules and discipline which from time to time may be agreed upon, and adopted by the ministers and preachers of the said Church at their General Conferences in the United States of America; and in further trust and confidence that they shall at all times, forever hereafter, permit such ministers and preachers belonging to the said Church as shall from time to time be duly authorized by the General Conference of the ministers and preachers of the said Methodist Episcopal Church, or by the Annual Conferences authorized by the said General Conference, to preach and expound God's holy word therein; And the said

doth by these presents warrant, and forever de fend, all and singular the before-mentioned and described lot or piece of land, with the appurtenances thereto belonging, unto them the said

and their successors, chosen and appointed as aforesaid, from the claim or claims of him the said his heirs and assigns, and from the claim or claims of all persons whatever. In testimony whereof, the said

(if married, insert the name of his wife) have hereto set their hands and seals, the day and year aforesaid. Sealed and delivered in the presence of us, (Two witnesses.)

Grantor's (L. S.)

His wife's (L. S.) Received the day of the date

of the above-written indenture, the consideration

therein mentioned in full. Witness.]

Grantor's (L. S.)

County, 8s. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the day of in the year of our Lord one thousand personally appeared before me, one of the justices of the peace in and for the County of and State of the within named the grantor, (if married, insert the name of his wife,) who acknowledge the within deed of trust to be their act and deed, for the uses and

purposes

therein men

tioned and declared; and she, the said

wife of the said being separate and apart from her said husband by me examined, declared that she had made the same acknowledgment freely and with her own consent, without being induced thereto through fear or threats of her said husband. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal, the day and year first above written.

Here the justice's name. (L. S.)

CHAPTER II.

BO U N DARI E 8.

SECTION I. The Boundaries of the Annual Conferences.

1. BALTIMORE CONFERENCE shall be composed of the Baltimore, Washington, Potonsac, Winchester, Rockingham, Roanoke, and Lewisburgh Districts, as they existed at the adjournment of 1857, the line through the city of Baltimore being the following, namely; Leaving the line of the Patapsco River and Jones's Falls at Monument-street, and along that street to Eutaw-street, down Eutaw-street to Ross-street; thence along Ross-street to Dolphin-street; thence along Dolphin-street to Grundy-street; out Grundy-street to the City line, and along the line of the City Corporation to Jones's Falls; Emory and Whatcoat Stations being exceptions, and belonging to East Baltimore Conference.

2. BLACK RIVER CONFERENCE shall include, together with Rose Circuit, that part of the State of New York, west of Troy Conference, not embraced in the East Genesee Conference, as far south as the

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