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Accounts, to be frequently settled, pages 119, 143.
Acknowledgments, how to be received, 98.
Administrators. See Orphans, Wills, &c. 104.
Apparel. See Plainness, 110.
APPEALs, mode of proceeding in, 1.
Apprentices. See Parents and Guardians, 108.
ARBITRATION, 3. Friends refusing to submit differences to
arbitration, to be testified against, 4. Method of proceed-
ing to be observed in arbitration, 7. Not to trouble minis-
tering friends with, 4. See Law, 54.
Arms, see War, 144.
Auditors, to settle accounts, to be appointed by each monthly
meeting, 114. See Stock, 136.
Awards, friends refusing to comply with, to be disowned, 5.
Assistance, of superior meetings, to be applied for and af-
Bankruptcy. See Trade, 139.
Backbiting to be avoided, 34.
Bible. See Scriptures, 129.
Births. See Records, 122.
Books. Regulations respecting the printing, 9, and distribu-
tion of, 10. Advice against reading improper books, 9.
Advice to booksellers, 10. Book of Discipline to be present
at meetings of business, and to be read when solid friends
advise to it, 99. Books of records to have alphabets, 123.
BURIALs, 11. See Records, 122. Burial Grounds, 12.
Business. Those who launch into, beyond their ability to
manage in the truth, to be timely labored with, 140.
CERTIFICATEs. Such as remove to have them, 124. of
ministers who travel, to be called for, 81. To be granted
to ministers with caution, 84. Certificate in the case of
marriage, 62, 64. See Records, 122. See Removals and
Charities. See Queries, 120. See Wills, &c. 104. See Lib-
erality to the Poor, 56.
CHILDREN, 13. To be restrained, 48. To be brought up in a
diligent attendance of meetings, 72. See Books, 9. Educa-
tion, 47. Plainness, 110. Records, 122. Schools, 127.
Scriptures, 129. To be admitted members, at the discretion
of monthly meetings, 15. -
CHRIST. Faith in him exhorted to, &c., 72. Books tending
to lesson the true faith in Christ to be discouraged, 9.
Committee, to have the care of marriages, 62.
CIv11. Gover NMENT, 16. Advice to friends respecting their
conduct towards those in authority, 16. Advice against ac-
cepting offices, 19—and electing friends thereto, 19.
Clerk, of the yearly meeting, how to be chosen, 151.
Commerce. See Trade, 139.
Collections. See Stock, 136.
CoNDUCT and CoN v ERs.ATION. General advices relating to, 21.
Controversies. See Appeals, 1. Arbitrations, 3.
CoNv INCED PERsox's, to be visited, 23. How to be initiated,
Correspondence. See Meeting for Sufferings, 69.
Covetous N Ess, 25. Such as covet to be rich warned against,
Customs, Duties, and Excise, friends cautioned against the
non-payment of 18. The unfaithful to be testified against,
19. See Queries, 119.
DAys and TIMEs, 27. Advice against the superstitious ob-
servance of, and giving improper names to, 29.
Dealing, mode of 96–98. See Discipline, &c. 40.
Debts. Those deficient in the payment of, to be labored with,
119. No distinction to be made in the payment of, whether
by endorsement or otherwise, 143.
DEFAMATION and DETRACTION, 33. Mode of proceeding
against persons charged with, 35. Defamation not subject
to be arbitrated, until the injury be proved, 8. Defamatory
writings to be discouraged, 36. See Ministers and Elders,
Denied persons, to stand disowned till reinstated, or the de-
nial reversed by a superior meeting, 96. How to be rein-
stated, if removed, 98.
DIFFERENCEs. Advices respecting, 38. See Appeals, 1.
Arbitration, 3. Covetousness, 25.
DiscIPLINE, and Meetings for Discipline, 40. See Monthly
Meetings, 96. Right Discipline the Lord's work, and to be
done as in his sight, 41. Persons under dealing not to sit
in meetings for business, 45.
Diversions, 52. See Conduct, &c. 21. Fäucation, 47, Pa-
rents and Guardians, 106. Plainness, 110.
Dress. See Plainness, 110. Parents, &c., 106. Youth, 152.
DoNATIoNs and SUBscRIPTIONs, of whom to be received, 46.
How to be applicd, 105. Not to be received of persons un-
der dealing, 45.
Drowsiness, and a lukewarm spirit, &c. exhortation against, 73.
Educatios, 47. Of poor friends' children to be under the
care of monthly and quarterly meetings, 114. See Parents
and Guardians, 106. Plainness, 110. Poor, 113. Schools,
Elders. Monthly meetings to appoint faithful friends as El-
ders, and their duty, 77. To watch over the flock, 77. To
help and inform the weak, 83. Advice to Elders, 85. See
Ministers and Elders, 77. Queries of, 94. Monthly Meet-
Executors. Excused from referring matters, not their own prop-
erty, to arbitration, 6. To take inventories seasonably, 104.
Failures. See Trade, 139.
Faith, in Christ, exhortation to, 73.
FAMILIEs, 49. Monthly meetings to appoint suitable friends
to visit families, 49, 99. To be called together to wait on
the Lord, 107.
Fashions. See Conduct and Conversation, 21. Education,
47. Parents and Guardians, 106. Plainness, 110.
Fasts. See Days and Times, 27.
FREE MAsons, 51.
GAMING and DIversions, 52. See Youth, 152.
Government. See Civil Government, 16.
Goods, those that run, &c. to be dealt with, 18.
Grave-Stones. See Burials, 11.
Gravity of deportment exhorted to, 74.
Guardians. See Parents and Guardians, 106. Guardians who
consent to, or encourage marriage contrary to our rules, to
be dealt with, 66. See Marriage, 59. Wills, &c., 104.
HIRELING MINIsTRY, and their Worship-Houses. Friends
not to contribute to the support thereof, 53.
Impost Duties and Excise, to be paid, 18. Such as have scru-
ples against, how to conduct, 18.
Imposters, pretending to the ministry, to be discouraged, 81.
Immoral transgressors, to be dealt with, 21.
Infidelity, books promoting, to be guarded against, 9.
Indecent behavior, in meetings, discouraged, 22.
Intemperance, advised against, 21.
Inns. See Conduct and Conversation, 21.
Language. See Plainness, 110. Parents and Guardians, 106.
Days and Times, 27.
Languages. Friends' children to be instructed in the modern,
LAw, 54. Friends not to sue one another at law, 5. Excep-
tions, 6, 54. See Sufferings, 137.
Legacies. See Wills, &c., 104. Queries, 120.
LIBERALITY to the Poor, 56. Charity recommended, 56.
Assistance to be afforded in sickness or scarcity, 56. The
rich warned and advised to communicate, 56.
LovE and UNITY, 57. See differences, &c., 38.
Lotteries. See Gaming and Diversions, 52.
Manuscripts to be viewed by the meeting for sufferings, 69.
MARRIAGE. General advice relating to, 59. Not to proceed
\under twelve months after decease of former companion, 61.
Rules for proceeding in relation to marriage, 62. The pro-
ceedings of such as apply for marriage, not to be objected
to on account of offences before unnoticed, 96. Rules
against marrying with persons near of kin, 61. Persons
taking each other without consent of their monthly meeting,
to be disowned, 66. Rules respecting such as marry con-
trary to the established rules of the Society, 66. See Re-
cords, 122. Queries, 119. Removals, &c., 125.
MASTERs, Mistresses, and Servants, 67.
MEETINGs for Discipline, 40.
of MINISTERs and ELDERs, 79. Their queries, 94.
To annually choose or re-appoint a clerk, and keep records
of their proceedings, 80.
MEETING for SUFFERINGs, 69. To be consulted by friends
under sufferings, 69. To take the care of printing and dis-
tributing friends' books, 9. To have the direction of the
yearly meeting's stock, 70.
MEETINGs for Wors HIP, 71. To be attended in due time,
and not kept out of season, 72. Nor ended too soon, or un-
becomingly, 76. Caution about behavior after, 76. Exhorta-
tation to attend those on week-days, 75. Persons profess-
ing with us, who absent themselves from our religious
meetings, to be dealt with, 76. Persons living at a dis-
tance, reminded to keep meetings in their families, 72. See
Ministers and Elders, &c., 77.
MEETING-Hous Es, 68.
Membership. See Children, 13. Monthly Meetings, 96.
Removals, &c., 124. Convinced Persons, 23.
MILITIA. See War, 144.
Ministers. Advice to, 90. Who are members of the meetings
of ministers and elders, 79. Young ministers, when ap-
proved, to be reported to their monthly and quarterly meet-
ings, 78. Ministers to be troubled as little as may be with
being arbitrators, 4. To avoid being entangled in the af-
fairs of this life, 83. To be cautious of spreading reports
to the disadvantage of any, 84. To shut their ears against
all private information, 82. Such only to be permitted to
travel, as are approved by their own monthly or quarterly
meetings, 92. Their certificates to be called for, 81. Those