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CHRIST CHURCH, New-ORLEANS, JANUARY 16, 1839.
The Annual Convention of the Diocese of Louisiana met this day, at 11 o'clock. After prayer, the meeting was called to order by the President of the primary Convention. Certificates of election were then presented by the lay delegates; and on calling the roll, the following persons, entitled to seats in the Convention, answered to their names :
Clergy–Rev. N. S. Wheaton, Rector of Christ Church, New-Orleans; and the Rev. Roderick H. Ranney, Rector of Grace Church, St. Francisville.
Lay Delegates—from Christ Church, New-Orleans, Lucius C.Duncan and James Hopkins; from St. Paul's Church, New-Orleans, Thomas Sloo, jr. and William F. Brand.
The Convention then organized, by the election of the Rev. N. S. Wheaton, President pro tempore, and William F. Brand, Secretary.
The following gentlemen were then elected a Standing Committee for the ensuing year, viz: Rev. N. S. Wheaton, Rev. R. H. Ranney, L. C. Duncan, Thomas Butler, and Richard Relf.