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  • For an account of the Virginia convention of 1861, which adopted the Ordinance of Secession, see Virginia.
  • The " Second Wheeling Convention" met according to agreement (11th June), and declared that, since the Secession Convention had been called without the consent of the people, all its acts were void, and that all who adhered to it had vacated their offices.
  • When it refused to discuss points of doctrine a secession took place under the name of the Union des eglises evangeliques de France.
  • In 1840 the Synod of Ulster and the Secession Synod united to form the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.
  • In 1847 the synod of the Free Presbyterian Church was formed by the anti-slavery secession of the presbytery of Ripley, O.

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