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Author: Smith, Hugh.
Title: An apology for, or vindication of the oppressed persecuted ministers & professors of the Presbyterian Reformed Religion, in the Church of Scotland emitted in the defence of them, and the cause for which they suffer: & that for the information of ignorant, the satisfaction and establishment of the doubtful, the conviction (if possible) of the malicious, the warning of our rulers, the strengthening & comforting of the said sufferers under their present pressurs & trials. Being their testimony to the covenanted work of reformation in this church, and against the present prevailing corruptions and course of defection therefrom. Prestat sero, quáam nunquam sapere.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An apology for, or vindication of the oppressed persecuted ministers & professors of the Presbyterian Reformed Religion, in the Church of Scotland emitted in the defence of them, and the cause for which they suffer: & that for the information of ignorant, the satisfaction and establishment of the doubtful, the conviction (if possible) of the malicious, the warning of our rulers, the strengthening & comforting of the said sufferers under their present pressurs & trials. Being their testimony to the covenanted work of reformation in this church, and against the present prevailing corruptions and course of defection therefrom. Prestat sero, quáam nunquam sapere.
Smith, Hugh., Jamieson, Alexander.

[Edinburgh?: s.n.], Printed in the year 1677.
Notes:
Attributed to Hugh Smith (fl. 1677) by NUC pre-1956 imprints, and to Alexander Jamieson by Wing.
Identified as Wing (2nd ed.) S4050 on UMI microfilm set "Early English books, 1641-1700", reel 1820.
Dummy Reproduction of the original at the Union Theological Seminary Library (reel 1012) and the Harvard University Library (reel 1820).
Subject terms:
Church of Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
Presbyterians -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A46641.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the most Noble and Honourable LORDS, The Lords temporal of his Majesties Se∣cret Council, in the Kingdom of Scotland.
An Apology for, or vindication of the oppressed persecuted Ministers, and Professors of the Presbyterian Reformed Religion, in the Church of Scotland, emitted in the defence of them, and the cause for which they suffer.
The Introduction.
SECT. I. Of the act of Glasgow, with raisons why submission could not be given to Prelacy.
SECT. II. What moved Ministers to submit to the act of Glasgow: & some remarks upon the acts against conventicles, and such as refuse to depone against delinquents.
SECT. III. The Ministers preaching and peoples hearing vindi∣cated: and foure Objections answered.
SECT. IV. Our practice cleared from separation; where it is also proved unlawful, to submit to the Ministry of the Curats.
SECT. V. Some Reasons, why the Indulgence was not accepted.
SECT. VI. The nature of Church Government, as distinct from and independent upon Magistracy, explained.
SECT. VII. The sinfulness of the Ecclesiastick Supreamacy manifested.