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rough ; Mr. Jackson, of Old, intro- udalienable right of all mankind, which duce the service ; Mr. Chater, of Kib- ought ever to be held most sacred; and worth, offered the general.prayer : that the enjoyment of such liberty must Mr. Whitebead, of Creaton, preached he incomplete as long as any man cao from Psal. cxxxii. 13, 14; and Mr. lawfully interrupt the enjoymentiEdmunds, of Cambridge, in the ah. That the efforts of the Committee sball sence of Mr. Fuller, from Psal. 1. 2; therefore be persevered in, to obtain Mr. Knight, of Staughton, concluderd. the repeal of every penal law which In the evening, Mr. Gronow, of Wee- prevegis the comp'ele enjoyment of redon, prayed ; Mr. Hillyard, of Bed- ligioos liberty !--2. As the preseot act ford, preached from 2 Cor. v. ll; and repeals several obnoxious acis ; as it Mr. W. P. Davies, student from Hox- will increase the teleration and protecton, concluded. Upwards of 100 peo-, tion before enjoyed ; and as it indicates ple were present; aod in the evening the existence of liberal opinions iu the znany were excluded, through want of administration and the legislature, room.

this Committee accept that measure A ministers' meeting is to be held with considerable delight, and cherish the first Wednesday in November, with fervent. gratitude, w all the persons by the Rev. MI $. Davies, at Vaindy,

whose effurts the benefit has beeo ob. Glamorganshire ; and the first Wednes.

tained.'- The remaining resolutions

contain thanks to the R. H. the E. of day in December, another is to be held at IIanover, Dear Abergavevay.

Liverpool, the Lord Chancellor, Lord Castlereagh, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the other members of

administration : also, to the R. H. LONDON.

Earl Stanhope, Lord Holland, the

Dukes' of Norfolk and Bedford, MarDuring the late visit of the Rev. quises Lansdown and Douglas, Earls, Messrs. Waugb and Jack to Dublin,

of Oxford, Carnarvon, Moira, Darnon behalf of the Missionary Society, ley, Donoughmore, Grey, Rosslyn, an Auxiliary Society was formed, under

Lauderdale, and Lord Erskine; to T. the desigcation of · The Hibernian

Brand, J. Stephen, W. Wilberforce, Missionary Committee,' of wbich Vis

S. Whitbread, Esqrs. and other memcount. Lorton was elected President; bers of both houses, for their zealous R. While, Esq. Secretary ; and D. La- assistance and support; also, to the touche avd Co. Treasurers ; Rev. Drs."

Methodist Committee, and to the two Whilelaw, M‘Dowell, and Thorpe, Secretaries of the Society (Messrs, the Rev. Messrs. Matthias, White, Pellatt ond Wilks) for their respective Nixon, Barker, and Davies, and se.

exertioos. veral lay-gentlemen, were chosen on the committee; who, in their Resolutions,

Fire at Serampore. expressed their thanks to the Rev. Messrs. Waugh and Jack, 'for the We aré informed that the Com. very liberal, zealous, and enlightened mittee of the British and Foreign Bible manner in which they have presented Society have voted, in addition to this very Christian object to the Reli.

their annual investments for Calcutta, gious Public.

2000 reams of printing paper, at the The first Auxiliary Hibernian So. expence of about 30001. to replace that ciety was formed Sept. 30, at Hoxton which was consumed in the PrintingChapel ; when the Rev. Mr. Brewer, Office at Serampore, for the purpose of of Birmingham, and several Students enabling their corresponding Com. of the Academy, addressed the meet- mittee to proceed wïih printing the ing in favour of the institution; and a various oriental translations of the liberal subscription was made.

holy Scriptures. And we are happy

to learn that a considerable portio of On July 29, the evening of the the above is already shipped ; and that day on which the new Act, ip favour of paper to tbe anluunt of 10001. was al. religious liberty, received the royal ready on its way, previous to the arassent, a meeting was held of the com. rival of intelligence of the melancholy nuisice of the Protestaot Society for the catastrophe. Also, that a small quanProtection of Religious Liberty, at the tity of types for English printing, was New London Tavern, Cheapside; J. forwarded by the Baptist Missionary Mills, Esq. in the Chair ; at which se- : Society, in February last; which will veral resolutions were passed ; and from enable them to resuine their important which we give the following extract:- labours without any very considerable 1. That liberty of conscicnce is an delay; and we trust that liberal conlti

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butings will be made, both in this Oct. 12. A Special General Meeting conntry and India, to tetrieve the other of the Society for MISSIONS to Africa and much larger portion of the loss and the East was held at the New Loosustained by the Missionaries.

dop Tavern, Cheapside, for the purpose

of addressiog and dismissing to their la. AUXILIARY BIBLE SOCIETIES.

bours the Rev. Leopold Butscher, one

of the Society's Missi naries, ou his reAug. 19. At Devizes was 'instituted

turo to Africa, accompanied by eight the Wiltshire Auxiliary Bible Society,

persons, in order to streogthen and ex. T. 8, Estcourt, Esq. in the Chair.

tend the Society's Missions on the Sept. I. An Auxiliary Bible So- western coast of that continent. The ciery was formed at Dover ; for the president, Rt. Hon. Lord Gambier, was cinque ports of which, the Earl of Li

in the chair; and there were present verpool and the Lord Warden are the between 3 and 400 ladies and gentle. Presidents ; and his Lordship has since men. The Secretary (Rev. Jos. Pratt) contributed a donation of Fifty Pounds delivered the instructions of the Com. to ihat Institution.

mittee to the Missionary and his coin: Sept. 8.

At Edmonton was formed panions ; and the Rev. H. Budd, • The North-east Middlesex Auxiliary

Chamman of the Committee of Corre. Bible Society, for the parishes of spondence, addressed them on the sub. Edmonton, Tottenham, and Enfield: ject of their duties and encouragements ; of which W. Mellish, Esq. M. P. is

Mr. Butscher, who has been six years the President.

in Africa, and has become thoroughly

acquainted with the character of the Sept. 17. At Gloucester, the Glou

natives, and has gained the confidence eester Auxiliary Bible Society ; of

of the Chiefs, replied to these ad. which the Dukes of Norfolk and

dresses in a spirit of simplicity and Beaufort are Presidents.

prudent but determined zeal, which Sept. 17. At Bala, North Wales, greatly impressed the meeting. Two • The Bala Bible Association ;' one of Settlements have been formed on the the Rules of which provides, That if Rio Pongas; and a third, oamed Gam. a General Auxiliary Bible Society bier (after the noble President of the should be formed for the courty, it is Society) is about to be formed on the the intention of this association to join Rio Dembia. Mr. Butsch-r takes out with, or become a branch of it.' with him three Layiven, who will con. Oct. 2. At Henley upon Thames, an

tribute to the success of the mission, Auxiliary Bible Society; of which by conciliating the natives, and advancLieut.. Col. Liston is the Presideot. ing their civilization, in the exercise

among them of various useful arts. The object of all the above mstito. tions is, to inquire into, and supply Secretary, Rev. H. Budd, D. Wilson,

The Meeting was addressed by the the wants of the poor, as it respects the

Dr.J.P.Smiih, and J. W.Curningham; holy Scriptures, as well as to contri.

and much interest was excited by the bute to the geçeral fund of the Parent

prospects opening before the Society. Ingtitutiou ; and we trụst that He, who

Seven Lutheran ministers, five lay-set. has inspired such a gerêral desire to

tlers, six English students, eight wives circulate his own word, will accompany

of Missionaries and settlers, and about it with power ti he hearts of the nu.

120 African children, are now dependmerous readers, that the kingdom of the Redeemer may be thereby enlarged l Society having fallen short of its ex

ent on ihe Society. The income of the

penditure last year, by the sum of By the Minutes of the last Con

£ 600 ; and being wholly inadequate ference, it appears that the Methodist

to the exertions which the Committee Socieries contaio ihe following Mem.

are now making, the noble Prerident bers :

added liberally to his former ample con. Great Britain

155,124

tributions to the funds ; and, as many Ireland

27,828

persons present have regretted that

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iliey were not distinctly invited at the Sierra Leone

60

meering to follow his Lordship’s ex. Nova Scotia and Newfjundland 1,225

ample, it is hoped that they and West Jules

13.042

others will fulfil their kind intentions, United States

170,000

by sending their contributions or subo

scripcions either to the Rev. J. Pratt, 387,401 Doughty Street; to the Deputy Secrea

tary, Mr. T. Smith, 19, Little Moor. The first Association will be formed fields; or to the Treasurer, H. Thora- in a few weeks at Bristol, when sertou, Esq. M. P. Bariholomew Lane... mons will be preached on the occasion

A' Plan of Church Missionary As- by different Clergymen from London sociations' was distributed at the Meet- and other parts. Other Associations ing; in which the Committee point are intended in various parts of the out the method and the advantages of kingdom; and all clergymen and others associating, in support of the Society, who are friendly to the designs of the the inhabitants of large towns, of Society, are earnestly requested by the parishes, the members of congrega- Committee to assis: ip rendering these tions, or a circle of private frieuds. Associations as general as possible.

MISSIONARY COLLECTIONS. Collected by the Rev. Rowland Hill and the Rev. Thomas Jacksor. Messrs. Hint and Jackson beg leave to express their deep sease of the obliga. tions under which they are laid, by the kind and affectionate maoner in which they were received by the Ministers and Congregatiotis visited by them in their Tour; and when it is considered that the following sums were collected within the short space of three weeks, at a time when the manufacturiag towns are labooriog under great difficulties, from the state of the ti nes, their liberality will at once declare their regard for the Redeemer's glory and the salvation of the Heathen.

£. S. d. Stratford upon Avon

5 14 0 Warwick, Rev. Mr. Percy

26 15 0 Coventry, Rev. Mr. Jerrard

45 19 4 Fitst Fruits of a Peony Society at Foleshill, Coventry 6 1 6 Hinckley, Rev. Mr. Gill

25 8 0 Leicester, Mr. Mitchell

48 94 Nottingham, Rev. Ms. Alliot 93 6 2

Rey Mr. Bryan 53 00 146 6 2 Mansfield, Rev. Mr. Weaver

27 12 0 Collection at Sheffield

60 5 6 Wakefield, Rev. Messrs. Bruce and Rayson, and Methodist Chapel

57 15 6 Halifax, Rev. Mr. Cackin

45 13 0 Bradford, Mr. Taylor

26 5 0 Leeds, Rev. E. Parsons

74 11 11 Rev. Mr. Eccles

37 2 7 Donatioos at Mr. Ecc!es's

15 15 0 White Cloth Hall

22 0 7

149 10 1 Penny -week Society at Bingley, near Bradford, by the Rev. A. Hudswell

4 0 0 Heckmond wikt, Rev. Mr Hale

30 33 Rotherham, Rev. Dr. Williams

14 10 0 Attercliffe, Rev. Mr. Richards

19 1 8 Chesterfield, Rev. Mr. Burgess

15 0 Matlock, Rev. Mr. Wilson

20 100 Derby, Rev, Mr. Gawiborne

44 Il 8 Litchfield, Rev Mr. Sait

15 8 0 Birmingham, Mev. Mr. James

52 12 g Rev. Mr. Bennet

41 l Aux. Society at Mr. Bennett's, half-year 17 12 6

111 16 8 West Bromwich, Rev. Mr. Fluilson

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45 9 10 One Mviety of a Peony a-week Society at Sheffield 1 17 17

1054 3 1 A Lady at Bath, per Rev. Dr. Haweis

500 A Friend at Inverness, per Rev. Mr. Bogue

1 0 Mrs. Mary ******, per Rev. J. Sykes 101-W. N. 21 10s

12 10 0 Rev. Mr. Clark and Friends, Brigg and Wraby, Lincolasbire

9 6 0 A Friend, per J. R. and Co.

1 1 0 Rev. Mr. Bull and Friends

9 9 0 At the Monthly Prayer Meeling at Rev. Mr.Gore's, Barbican 5 98 A London Friend

1 0 0 Collection at Holywell Mount Chapel, per Rev. Mr. Platt

21 8 Rev. J. Washbourne and Friends, Hammersmith

- 28 8 0

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