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thy continual help, that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name; and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord; and the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen..

END OF THE SPIRITUAL PART.

PART SECOND.

THE TEMPORAL ECONOMY

OF THE

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

SECTION I.

Of the Boundaries of the Annual Conferences, &c. THERE shall be seventeen Annual Confer

ences:

1. THE MAINE CONFERENCE shall include all the state of Maine, and that part of the state of New-Hampshire laying east of the White Hills, and north of the waters of the Ossipie Lake.

2. THE NEW-ENGLAND CONFERENCE shall include the remaining part of the state of New-Hampshire, that part of Vermont lying east of the Green Mountains, those parts of the state of Massachusetts and Connecticut lying east of Connecticut river, and all the state of Rhode-Island.

3. THE NEW-YORK CONFERENCE shall include those parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts lying west of Connecticut river,

that part of Vermont lying west of the Green Mountains, and all the state of New-York, not included in the Genesee and Philadelphia Conferences.

4. THE GENESEE CONFERENCE shall include the Oneida, Black River, Chenango, Susquehannah, Ontario, Genesee and Erie districts, and Sharon Circuit from New-York except that part of Erie district southwest of Cataraugus Creek.

5. THE CANADA CONFERENCE shall include all the province of Upper Canada.

6. THE PITTSBURG CONFERENCE shall commence at the mouth of Cataraugus Creek, on Lake Erie, thence to Olean Point on Alleghany River, thence eastward to the top of the Alleghany mountains, thence along the said mountains southward to the head of Tygarts Valley, thence to the Ohio River, so as to include the middle island and Little Kenhawa Circuits, thence up said river to the mouth of Little Muskingum, thence to the mouth of White Woman, so as to include Monroe, Barnesville, and Duck Creek Circuits, thence northeastward between the waters of Tuskarawas and Mohicken to Lake Erie, near the mouth of Kuyahauga so as to include Tuscarawas and Canton Circuits, thence down the Lake to the mouth of Cataraugus.

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7. THE OHIO CONFERENCE shall include the remaining part of the state of Ohio, the territory of Michigan, and the Kenhawa.

8. THE ILLINOIS CONFERENCE shall include the states of Indiana and Illinois.

9. THE MISSOURI CONFERENCE shall include the state of Missouri and Arkansas territory.

10. THE KENTUCKY CONFERENCE shall include the state of Kentucky, except so much of said state as lies west of the Tennessee river.

11. THE TENNESSEE CONFERENCE shall include all that part of the state of Tennessee lying west of the Cumberland mountains, and that part of the state of Kentucky lying west of the Tennessee river, and that part of the state of Alabama lying north of the mountains which divide the waters of Mobile bay from the Tennessee river.

12. THE HOLSTEIN ConfereNCE shall include the remaining part of the state of Tennessee lying east of the Cumberland mountains, and that part of Virginia and North Carolina embraced in the Holstein district, and the Black mountain and French Broad circuits, formerly belonging to the South Carolina conference.

13. THE MISSISSIPPI CONFERENCE shall include the states of Mississippi and Louis

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