Historical Documents

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Resolution passed by House of Deputies and sent to House of Bishops agreeing to split the Diocese of Pennsylvania and create an as yet unamed new diocese [Pittsburgh] in 1865.  Note certification that the new diocese has complied with Article V of national church.

Article V of the national church, 1865 version

Journal of General Convention, Appendix.  The first constituion of new Diocese of Pittsburgh showing unconditional accession to the constitution of the national church