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  New York - MSN Encarta
It is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Québec on the north and by Lake Ontario and Lake Erie on the northwest and west.
These provinces are: the Atlantic Coastal Plain, a subdivision of the Coastal Plain; the New England Upland province, the Piedmont Plateau, the Ridge and Valley province, the Appalachian Plateaus, the Adirondack province, and the St. Lawrence Valley province, all subdivisions of the Appalachian Region; and the Central Lowland, a sub-division of the Interior Plains.
The New England Upland province is composed of moderately rough, rolling land with smoothly rounded hilltops.
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  Province of New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1777, New York's colonial charter was replaced by the Constitution of New York, 1777 and the English province became the independent state of New York, which fought for its independence from Britain in cooperation with the other twelve of the Thirteen Colonies.
The province was granted to James, Duke of York, before the capture of the New Netherland colony from the Dutch on September 12, 1664.
The Church of England was the established church of colonial New York, and the colony's seat of higher education, King's College (later Columbia University), was Anglican.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_New_York   (1154 words)

  
 Episcopal News Service
The Church of England is divided into the Province of Canterbury and the Province of York.
The Archbishop of York is the Primate of England and Metropolitan, and the Archbishop of Canterbury is the Primate of all England and Metropolitan.
The Province of Canterbury consists of thirty-one dioceses and the Province of York consists of fourteen dioceses.
www.er-d.org /3577_51040_ENG_HTM.htm   (220 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archbishop
It reads: "The bishops of every province must be aware that the bishop presiding in the metropolis has charge of the whole province; because all who have business come together from all quarters to the metropolis.
It extends to the province and the suffragan bishops only in as far as it is explicitly stated in the law.
York, both of whom are invested with primatial dignity; and two archbishops in Ireland, one of
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01691a.htm   (1710 words)

  
 Ancient See of York
It is not known when or how Christianity first reached York, but there was a bishop there from very early times, though there is a break in the historical continuity between these early prelates and the archbishops of a later date.
At a subsequent synod that the future archbishops of York must be consecrated in Canterbury cathedral and swear allegiance to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and that the Humber was to be the southern limit of the metropolitan jurisdiction of York.
Each prelate was to carry his metropolitan cross in the province of the other, and if they were together their cross-bearers should walk abreast.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/y/york,ancient_see_of.html   (1502 words)

  
 Province of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Province of York is one of two ecclesiastical provinces making up the Church of England and consists of 14 dioceses which cover the northern third of England and the Isle of Man.
The province's metropolitan bishop is the Archbishop of York.
This page was last modified 14:34, 2 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_York   (82 words)

  
 Who We Are
The New York Province is one of ten Jesuit Provinces in the United States.
Each province is led by a Provincial who is appointed for a six-year term by the Superior General of the Society of Jesus in Rome.
The New York Province currently has responsibility for works in New York state, northern New Jersey, and in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Territory of Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
www.nysj.org /nypsj.aspx?pgID=867   (211 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ancient See of York
York, but there was a bishop there from very early times, though there is a break in the historical continuity between these early prelates and the archbishops of a later
York in 625, received the pallium in 631, he never had any suffragans, nor did his successors receive the pallium until 732, when it was granted to
York also undertook that each of his successors should send an image of gold to the shrine of St.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15733b.htm   (1453 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ecclesiastical Province
From the end of that century the summons to attend these increasingly important synods was usually issued by the bishop of the capital of the state province (eparchy), who also presided over the assembly, especially in the East.
Africa; metropolitans of the separate provinces gradually appear, although the boundaries of these provinces did not coincide with the divisions of the empire.
church provinces as the basis of ecclesiastical administration was fairly universal in the West.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12514a.htm   (486 words)

  
 Episcopal News Service Archives
England's House of Bishops consists of the two archbishops and all diocesan bishops, with six suffragan bishops elected from the Province of Canterbury and three from the Province of York, and any other bishops residing in either Province who are members of the Archbishops' Council.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, as well as being spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion, is Primate of All England and Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and its 30 dioceses.
The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, is Primate of England and Metropolitan of the 14 dioceses in the Province of York.
www.episcopalchurch.org /3577_76562_ENG_HTM.htm   (541 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Yorkshire County, Province of New York
Yorkshire County was an original county of the English Province of New York, established in 1664, soon after English control of the area was established.
New York's East Riding consisted of modern Suffolk County, its West Riding Staten Island, modern Brooklyn and modern Elmhurst, Queens (also known as Newtown) and its North Riding the rest of modern Queens, Nassau County, Westchester County and the Bronx.
On November 1, 1683, when the counties in New York were reorganized, the East Riding was made into Suffolk County, the West Riding Richmond (Staten Island) and Kings (Brooklyn) counties, and the North Riding Queens (including the modern Nassau County) and Westchester (including the modern Bronx) counties.
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 Holy Name Province
HNP is one of seven provinces in the U.S. belonging to the Order of Friars Minor (OFM).
Nearly 200 of the Province's friars met from June 5 to 8 at their Chapter of Mats at Siena College.
The Province's 80-year old magazine, The Anthonian, was recognized at the Catholic Press Association's annual convention.
www.vocation.org   (398 words)

  
 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
In 1683, when the Province of New York was first divided into counties, the City of New York also became New York County.
In 1894 a vote was taken in New York, Westchester, Kings, Queens and Richmond counties on a proposal to combine New York City with Brooklyn, the eastern Bronx, part of Queens County, and all of Richmond County, to form the second largest city in the world (after London).
In 1874 New York City and County annexed from Westchester County the area south of the City of Yonkers and west of the Bronx River.
www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org /modules.php?name=Sections&op=viewarticle&artid=45   (1497 words)

  
 Old York Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the late 1920s, the Art Commission of the City of New York commissioned Rene Paul Chambellan (1893-1955), a sculptor and architect, to produce cast iron replicas of five City Seals from different eras in New York City history.
The "Seal of the Province of New York" was adopted in 1669, five years after the Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British.
At the center of the seal is the coat of arms of the house of Stuart.
www.oldyorklibrary.org /3.0/special/_04.htm   (200 words)

  
 PHMC: Pennsylvania History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1682, the Duke of York deeded to Penn his claim to the three lower counties on the Delaware, which are now the state of Delaware.
Because of the liberality of Penn's principles and the freedom of expression that prevailed, the province was noted for the variety and strength of its intellectual and educational institutions and interests.
By 1776, the Province of Pennsylvania had become the third largest English colony in America, though next to the last to be founded.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/pahist/quaker.asp?secid=31   (2231 words)

  
 EurasiaNet Business & Economics - In Afghan Province, Poppy Planting Has Strong Appeal
According to a September 15 brief from the aid agency Care International and New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, the amount of land devoted to poppy cultivation will probably increase in 83 districts and decline in fewer than 20 districts.
Throughout the province, roads, health care, and electricity are unreliable at best.
The Open Society Institute-New York is a private operating and grantmaking foundation that promotes the development of open societies around the world by supporting educational, social, and legal reform, and by encouraging alternative approaches to complex and controversial issues.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/business/articles/eav111003.shtml   (966 words)

  
 PROVINCE APPROVES SENECA@YORK PROJECT -- 3,000 STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM ENRICHED PROGRAM

The project is a model of college, university and industrial cooperation that provides educational resources and infrastructure to produce knowledge-based workers essential to the new economy.
Programs in applied science and technology, culture and technology, and training for new professions required in a rapidly changing society are among the cooperative possibilities being considered.
Seneca College and York University will also share in the Facilities Renewal Fund for post-secondary institutions, which has been confirmed at $22.5 million for each of the next three years.
www.yorku.ca /mediar/releases_1996_2000/archive/100896.htm   (563 words)

  
 Andrew Cusack: New York Archives
Through the efforts of James, Duke of York, with whom Dongan had the privilege of serving in the French Army, he was granted a pension, a high-ranking commission, and was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Tangiers, of all places, which (along with Bombay) had been given to England as part of the dowry of Catherine of Braganza.
It was in 1682 that James, Duke of York, as Lord Proprietor of New York, appointed Thomas Dongan to govern the bankrupt colony.
In spite of the brief term of five years as Governor of New York Province, by virtue of the magnitude, of the enduring and far-reaching character of his achievements, he stands forth as one of the greatest constructive statesmen ever sent out by England for the government of any of her American colonial possessions.
www.andrewcusack.com /blog/new_york   (9212 words)

  
 Welcome to New York Province of the Society of Jesus
New York Nativity Centers is looking for a full-time Development Associate.
Members of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps serve throughout the New York City area.
The abolition of torture in law and in fact is a priority of both the New York Province and the U.S. Jesuit Conference.
www.nysj.org   (287 words)

  
 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Afghanistan: School Closures in Balkh Province Leave Teachers, Students Stranded
The ministry says under the circumstances, it has no plans to close any schools and that the announcement in Balkh and other provinces was the result of a misunderstanding between the ministry and the provincial education departments.
Esmati says some provinces last year established new schools or expanded existing schools without informing the Education Ministry, an omission that left them out when the ministry drafted its current budget.
In many Afghan provinces, teachers have been working with no pay since the commencement of the school year in late March.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/insight/articles/eav072703.shtml   (942 words)

  
 Regional Community of New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Sisters of Mercy arrived in New York in 1846.
This changed in 1935 when New York and Ogdensburg were separated from Providence and became the Province of New York.
In 1991, with the advent of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, the New York Province became the Regional Community of New York.
www.newyorkmercy.org /nyhis.html   (321 words)

  
 Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Province — The Franciscan Order (Order of Friars Minor) is divided into jurisdictional and geographical entities known as Provinces.
The Friars at Siena College belong to the Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus.
We are sometimes referred to as the "New York Province." There are approximately 400 friars in our province (28 at Siena).
www.siena.edu /friary/glossprovince.htm   (131 words)

  
 Appointing the Archbishop of York
The Province of York (the “northern province”) comprises fourteen dioceses.
The Archbishop of York is appointed by the Sovereign on the advice of the Prime Minister, as with the appointment of any diocesan bishop.
There are, however, certain additional features in the case of a vacancy in the see of York, not least wider consultations to take account of the Archbishop’s national role.
www.diochi.org.uk /useful/archbish-york.htm   (597 words)

  
 TENTH GENERATION
He was a constable in 1640 in York, York Co., Province of Maine, Massachusetts.
He was an alderman in 1641 in York, York Co., Province of Maine, Massachusetts.
A study of the names of the York signers of petitions from 1652 to 1668 in order to determine who were for Gorges and who were for Massachusetts will not easily distinguish the followers from the opponents.
www.one-barton-family.us /genealogy/viva/d1619.html   (1377 words)

  
 Anglican Communion News Service
A Chief Pastor of the Province and Diocese.
A focus of unity, a bridge-builder and reconciler, in a diverse and multi-faith society, and a ‘watchman for the north’: a man able to communicate the Gospel with imagination, and with a concern for the poor and for social justice.
As we welcome the 97th Archbishop for our Province and Diocese, and Primate of England, the emphasis in this inauguration service is on prayer and adoration of the Glory of God as together we seek again the renewing life of his Holy Spirit.
www.anglicancommunion.org /acns/articles/40/75/acns4084a.cfm?view=printer   (836 words)

  
 Province of New York - NYWiki
The Province of New York was an English colony that existed roughly where the State of New York does now.
The province was granted to James, Duke of York, before the capture of the New Netherlands colony from the Dutch on September 12,1664.
In principle, the form of government was absolute rule by the Duke of York, or later the King; but in practice, he delegated his authority to a provincial governor whom he had appointed and instructed, and a provincial legislature elected by freeholders.
www.nywiki.com /new-york-city/index.php/Province_of_New_York   (366 words)

  
 UNHCR - Argentina: 1) Is there a Provincial and a Federal government in Argentina? 2) Who is currently in power in ...
According to the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, D.C., the governor of the Province of Mendoza is Dr. José María Bordón, of the Justicialista party.
According to the Embassy of Argentina in Ottawa, provinces do not necessarily hold elections on the same dates or for the same length of time.
The number of federal and regional political groups registered after political activity was legalized in 1982 was reported to exceed 300.
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDCOI/3ae6ac0650.html   (682 words)

  
 New York National Guard Bibliography
New York: Veterans of the Ninth Regiment New York, 1889.
Betros, Lance A. "A Glimpse of Empire: New York Governor Thomas Dongan and the Evolution of English Imperial Policy, 1683-1688." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1988.
History of the Seventh regiment, National guard, state of New York, during the war of the rebellion; with a preliminary chapter on the origin and early history of the Regiment...
www.army.mil /CMH-PG/ARNG/NG-NY.htm   (6152 words)

  
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He was eventually employed by Governor Tyron in 1776, and appointed surveyor for the Province of New York in 1773.
As surveyor for New York he was involved in determining the disputed boundaries of the province.
This is Sauthier's Chorographical Map of the Province of New-York.
www.sunysb.edu /libmap/Sauthier.htm   (267 words)

  
 YORK MINSTER - Welcome to York Minster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
York Minster is a Church of England cathedral that seeks to serve the Mission of God in the Diocese and Province of York
York Minster exists for the glory of God and as a sign of God’s kingdom in the world.
Work with the Archbishop of York in the mission of the Church in the City, Diocese and Province.
www.yorkminster.org /welcome.shtml   (298 words)

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