Letter of Orders


Letter of Orders
   The name given to the certificate of Ordination to the Sacred Ministry, with the Bishop's seal, and given by him to each Priest or Deacon whom he ordains. The form of this certificate varies in the use of different Bishops.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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