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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 47



No State Church—no tithes, but religious wants not neglected—Sunday well kept—Roman Catholic, Episcopalian, Presbyterian, Wesleyan, Congregational, and Hebrew communities have churches and clergymen in the larger towns—churches built also in some small towns and country districts—other places are visited by ministers.

As soon as an infant settlement is formed, the inevitable minister appears, generally before even the newspaper correspondent. One of the settlers in a settlement of about 20 families on the "North arm," near the mouth of Fraser River, writes—"We have two churches already, and a third is "talked of."

Religious societies may take a conveyance of land for certain specified purposes by appointing trustees and registering the title deeds.