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FROM THE UNION TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE III.
A.D, 1800 TO A.D. 1820.
Calm which succeeded the Union—The Irish Methodists and their Irish preachers
-Remarkable career of Gideon Ouseley, Rapid progress of Methodism-
FROM THE DEATH OF GEORGE II). TO THE PASSING OF THE ACT ADMITTING
The Roman Catholic prelates, Dr. Troy and Dr. Curtis-Doyle, bishop of Kildare
and Leighlin-The incomes of the priests of Kildare --Priestly occupations
nation of Moderator of Synod of Ulster before Parliamentary Committee in
1825—Evidence of Clerk of the Synod - The Belfast Academical Institution-
Arian influence in the Institution-Relaxed subscription to Westminster Con.
fession of Faith-Synod of 1827 in Strabane-Motion of Mr. Cooke; and
Mr. Montgomery's speech-Synod of 1828 ; and appointment of an orthodox
Examination Committee—The Remonstrance ; and secession of the Arians-
The Remonstrant Synod of Ulster-- Absolute subscription adopted by Synod
of Ulster-Rapid progress of the Synod after the Arian secession—The
Covenanters and Seceders— Professor Edgar and the Temperance Reformation
-Decree of the Propaganda relative to the election of Roman Catholic prelates
- The secret statutes of the province of Leinster-Meeting of Diocesan Synod
at Maynooth in 1831-Regulations relating to priests and chapels—Wakes and
funerals—Priests' Dues—The Confessional-Conformity to the Roman ritual —
Close residence of parish priests and curates—The spiritual retreat and the
Theological conferences-Strange omissions in the statutes--Care taken to
keep the statutes secret—Their publication-The national system of education
-Resolutions of Roman Catholic prelates in 1826 relative to National Educa.
tion-Dr. Doyle and United Education-Mr. Stanley's letter to the Duke of
Leinster-Opposition to the National system-Protest of the Protestant prelates
- Views of the Presbyterians-Synod of Ulster dissatisfied with the system-
The Rev. J. Carlile—The system modified-Meetings of Synod of Ulster in
1833 and 1834–The priests adopt the national system ---Dr. Murray and Dr.
Doyle-The crusade against tithes--Distress of the Episcopal clergy--Relief
granted to them by Government–The Church Act of 1833, and the suppression
os ten bishopricks-Abolition of church cess and first-fruits – The ecclesiastical
census of 1834–The collapse of the Orange Institute-Activity of all denomi-
nations in Ireland
The Queen's Colleges and religious equality- Rapid progress of Presbyterian
congregations-Manses for Presbyterian ministers - The Vaudois Deputies in