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IN ME TRE,
THE P'S A LMS OF DAVID.
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL PRESS.
M DCCC XXXIII.
In pursuance of a resolution of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal
Philadelphia, December 27th, 1832.
New York, April 6, 1833.
BENJAMIN T. ONDERDONK,
Bishop of the Diocese of New York.
“And it shall be the duty of every minister of any church, either by standing directions, or from time to time, to appoint the portions of Psalms which are to be sung."
"And further, it shall be the duty of every minister, with such assistance as he can obtain from persons skilled in music, to give order concerning the tunes to be sung at any time in his Church ; and especially, it shall be his duty to suppress all light and unseemly music, and all indecency and irreverence in the performance, by which vain and ungodly persons profane the service of the Sanctuary."
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