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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Records

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a frequent name for the books and papers of a Church, which contain a record or accouLnt of the history and temporal business of the parish. In these books are written, from time to time, all such transactions as relate to the election of officers, the purchase or sale, etc., of Church property, the erection of buildings, the engaging of ministers, the support of public worship, and other matters connected with the temporal affairs of the Church. Under the name of "parish records," or "Church records," may also be included the register, containing the minister's account of baptisms, marriages, etc. (See REGISTER).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Records'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/r/records.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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