The General Assembly appoint the following to be the title and form of Minute in the circumstances referred to in Act II. Assembly 1865, viz.:—
“Minute of Meeting of two Ministers and one or more Ruling Elders having valid Commissions which they are prepared to produce.
At , the day of ,18 –
Which day and place there convened Mr , minister at , and Mr , minister at , members of the Free Presbytery of , with the view of constituting a meeting of the said Presbytery, in accordance with their minute of adjournment of date . There convened also along with these ministers, Mr and Mr , ruling elders, and Mr , moderator of the Presbytery (or Mr in the absence of the moderator), having been called to the chair, the meeting was opened with devotional exercises.
Thereafter, the elders present produced Commissions from the Kirk-Session of and , which, having been examined, were found correct. The ministers and elders present find accordingly, that the Free Presbytery of has now been duly constituted in terms of adjournment, with the following sederunt, viz.:—
The minutes of last sederunt were then read and approved of”