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Interdict?? the appointing power of the Bishops was denied by the Advocates. It was thought of empowering an Annual Conference to interdict the Bishops in making out the circuit stations and Districts, and appointing preachers to fill them. Finley hopes that at the next General Conference they will pass some definite rule on the subject or explain the present one. Finley says he would like also to state his view on the subject in the Advocate. ????? Abstract Number - 512
General Ministry; Appointing power of bishops
Finley, James B., "Letter from James B. Finley to William Simpson" (1600). Finley Letters. 810.