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It is agreed that such Friends as may be appointed to prepare epistles shall meet together before they proceed on the service, and also examine the several essays previous to their being laid before this meeting. -- 1724.
Agreed that all letters or papers directed to the yearly meeting, except from such meetings as regularly correspond therewith, be first perused by a few Friends to be appointed, who are to consider and report whether the same be proper to be read in this meeting or not. -- 1695.
Agreed, that when extracts from the minutes of this meeting are ordered to be sent to the quarterly meetings, a full copy shall be sent by each of those meetings to their respective monthly meetings, and by the monthly to each of their preparative meetings, in order that each meeting may have a copy thereof, to have recourse to as occasions may require. -- 1734.
The certificates of such Friends, members of other yearly meetings, who from a religious concern are drawn to attend this, are to be read herein. -- 1801.