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Banns to be published in case of marriage of Presbyterians otherwise than by licence. 5. ... in every case in which a marriage shall be proposed to be solemnized by a Presbyterian minister between two Presbyterians, otherwise than by licence, banns of matrimony shall be published by or in the presence of a Presbyterian minister in the Presbyterian meeting house, certified as herein-after is mentioned, frequented by the congregation of which the parties to be married shall be members, upon three Sundays preceding the solemnization of the marriage, during the time of divine service, and any such marriage by a Presbyterian minister shall be solemnized in such meeting house, and not elsewhere; and whenever it shall happen that the parties to be married by a Presbyterian minister shall be members of different congregations the banns shall in like manner be published in the certified Presbyterian meeting house frequented by the congregation of which each of the parties to be married shall be a member; and in every such last-mentioned case of publication of banns the Presbyterian minister by or in whose presence such banns shall be published shall, in writing under his hand, certify the publication thereof; and any such marriage by a Presbyterian minister shall be solemnized in one of the certified Presbyterian meeting houses where such banns shall have been published, and in no other place whatsoever; and before such marriage shall be solemnized the certificate of the Presbyterian minister by whom or in whose presence the banns shall have been published in the other certified meeting house shall be delivered to the Presbyterian minister solemnizing such marriage.
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