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New-York, Sept. 4, 1823.
I Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, &c. (having been compared with a standard book, and corrected by the same) is permitted to be published as an Edition duly compared and corrected by a suitable Person appointed for that purpose, as the Canon directs.
JOHN HENRY HOBART,
Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of New-York.
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.
By the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity of the Protestant Episcopat Church in the United States of America, in Convention, this 16th Day of October, in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and cighty-nine.
THIS Convention having in their present Session, set forth A
and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, do hereby establish the said book: And they declare it to be the Liturgy of this Church; and require, that it be received as such by all the Members of the same: And this Book shall be in use from and after the first Day of October, in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety.
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