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first Quarterly Meeting at Falmouth, Mr. Tilly read the Report of the Itiné. October 13, 1824. Committee Meeting rant Society-the business of the Itinein the morning at eleven o'clock. In the rancy was attended to. evening, preaching by Mr. Clarke, of The Associate Brethren met together at Truro, from Acts viii.5; prayer by Messrs. half-past six, at Mr. Miall's Chapel, in Lane and Dore.

Meeting-bouse Alley. The second Quarterly Meeting of the Mr. Davies read the scriptures and above Association was held at Redruth, prayed; and Mr. Draper preached from December 29, 1824. Committee Meeting Rev. xiv. 13: Mr. Shoveller concluded in in the afternoon at three o'clock. Preach- prayer. ing in the morning and evening by The Brethren met again for business. Messrs. Lane and Burchell, from Acts It was resolved, 1. 38, “ Who went about doing good;" That the future meetings of the Asso. and Éccles. ix. 10. Prayer by Messrs. ciation shall be held on the Tuesday and Lane, Heath, Clarke, and Morcom, Wednesday in the Whitsun-Week. Junior. The next Quarterly Meeting to That Mr. Davies, and the Church at be held at Helston, April 1, 1825 : Whitchurch, be cordially admitted into Messrs. Clarke and Dore to preach from the Association. 2 Cor. viji. 9; and Heb. i. 1, 2.

That the Assistant Mission Society shall be continued on the plan on which

it has been conducted for many years in Southern Association of Calvinistic

this county,—and that the Brethren be Baptist Churches.

respectfully requested to bring their col. The Southern Association of Calvinistic lections and subscriptions to the next Baptist Churches, held their Fourth Meeting in September. Meeting at Salem Chapel, Portsea, April

That Mr. T. Ellyett be unanimously 5 and 6.

requested to be Treasurer, and Mr. B. H. Mr. Broady commenced the service on Draper, Secretary., Tuesday evening by prayer; Mr. Bulgin preached from 2 Tim. iv. 7,8; Mr. Davies, of Whitchurch, closed the public services by reading and prayer.

London Baptist Building Fund. On the Wednesday morning, the brethren met for prayer at half.past six. Messrs. Futcher, Arnot, and Mead,

To the Editor of the Baptist Magazine. ' prayed.

SIR, The Circular Letter, drawn up by Mr. Neave, was read, approved, and ordered There is nothing wanted to ensure the to be printed.

most desirable results to the London BapThe Practical Influence of the Doctrines tist Building Fund, but persevering efforts, of the Gospel, is to be the subject of the Four Cases will be relieved this quarter, next letter. Mr. Miall is requested to and it is hoped the number will be inwrite it.

creased in the succeeding distributions. It was resolved unanimously, That this Those gentlemen who have not been Association sincerely laments the de. waited upon, nor sent their names as parture of their bighly-esteemed brother, subscribers, will be called upon now as Mr. Saffery, late of Salisbury ;--they af as possible. In the mean while fectionately sympathize with his afflicted those genilemen would confer a double widow and family,—they earnestly pray favour, who would be so kind as to signithat the God of all grace may till the fy by post to 6, Fen Court, the sum they breach he has made in the church, by intend to subscribe for the current year. raising up a man equally zealous for his

J. H. SECRETARY. glory, and that the ardour for the sal. vation of the heathen, which he was so

April 13, 1825. eminent an instrument of promoting, from the commencement of the Baptist

NORWICH. Missionary Society, may never be suffered to abate.

We understand that the Rev. James Wednesday morning, half-past ten.- Puntis, late of Battle, Sussex, has acceptMr. Franks read a portion of scripture, ed an invitation to the pastoral office over and engaged in prayer; Mr. Burnett the second Baptist Church in the city of preached from 1 John iv. 13; Mr. Griffin Norwich, originally under the pastoral concluded the service of the morning in care of the late Rev. Mark Wilks, and are prayer.

happy to hear that he has commenced his. The brethren met immediately after the labours with an encouraging prospect of service, for business.

comfort and usefulness.

soon

ORDINATIONS, &c. and we can truly say, that it was a time

of refresbing from the presence of the Ordination of Mr. T. Jones at Brosely. Lord to our souls.

On the 20th of May, 1824. Mr. Thomas Jones was ordained to the pastoral office,

BRECON, SOUTH WALES. over the second Baptist church in Brosely. On the 3rd and 4th of November, 1894, iran Mr. Cook, of Oswestry, described the a new Meeting house, for the use of the real be natttre of a gospel church; Mr. Jones, of Baptist denomination, was opened for this, e Newtown, asked the usual questions, and public worship, in the ancient and retra fram delivered the charge from Exodus iv. 10, spectable borough of Brecon, South M 11, 12. Mr. Thomas, pastor of the first Wales. Wednesday evening, at six well, Baptist church, offered up the ordinationi o'clock, Mr. Evans, pastor of the Welsh prayer, which was accompanied with lay. Baptist church, commenced the services ing on of hands. In the evening, Mr. by reading and prayer; Mr. Phillips

, Cook preached to the people. The newly Caerleon, preached from Matt. xviü. 20, ordained pastor concluded the service (English); Mr. Roberts, Pontypool, from with prayer. Messrs. Snow, of Donning. Jude xx, (Welsh). Thursday morning at lele ton Wood; Evans, of Bradford Academy; ten, Mr. Jones, Newtown, commenced Tearst and Smith, of Bilstone ; took part in the the services by reading and prayer; Mr. will be services of the day.

Saunders, Merthyr, preached from Joho

iii. 19, (Welsh); Mr. Thomas, of Aberga hea, Ordination of Mr. J. E. Simmons at Stony Met in the afternoon, Mr. Powell

, (Inde. vepny, from 1 Kings xviji. 21, (English). Stratford, Bucks.

pendent) eomnienced the services by On Wednesday, September 29, 1824, prayer; Mr. James, of Pontrhydyrynn, Mr. J. E. Simmons (late of the University preached from Zeeh. viii. 23, (Welsh); of Glasgow) was ordained pastor of the Mr. Blackmore, of Kington, from Psalm ABLES Baptist church, Stony Stratford, Bucks. xvii. 15, (English). Met in the evening, Mr. James Simmons, of Olney, read the Mr. Evans, Student from Abergavenny, bo scriptures and prayed ; Mr. Mack, of commenced the services by prayer; Mr. Clipstone, stated the nature of a Christian Jones, of Newtown, preached from Malt, church, and asked the usual questions ; Ixv. 8, (English); and Mr. Evans, of betales Mr. Barker, of Towcester, offered up the Dulau, from Heb. xii. 15, (English). ordination prayer, which was accompanied with laying on of hands; Mr. Ordination of Mr. J. Phillips, al Beth; Franklin, of Coventry, delivered the haran, near Newport, Monmoulashise, charge; Mr. Wallis, of London, addressed the church; and Mr. Gilbert, (Indepen. Phillips was ordained a pastor over the

On Thursday, March 3, 1925, Mr. J. dent) closed with prayer. Hymns were Particular Baptist Church meeting at given out by Mr. Lewis, of Kislingbury. Beth-baran, in the Parish of Nash, near Mr. Tyler, of Haddenham, preached in Newport, Monmouthshire. Mr. Os the evening. The Baptist church at Stony Magor, read and prayed; Mr. J. James, Stratford has had a name among the Pont-rhyd-yr-ynu, delivered the introducchurches of our denomination for about tory discourse, and the charge to the two centuries, but, during the past thirty church, in English and Welsh, from Ezra years, had been so far redaced, as to 8.4.; the ordination prayer, with the im excite the fear of its becoming extinct.

position of hands, by Mr. T. Morris, New.

port; Mr. J. Michael, of Sion Chapel, WHITCHURCH, SALOP.

gave the charge to Mr. Phillips, in Welsh,

from 2 Tim, ii. 7.2 Oct. 20, 1824, was opened, the new Meeting-house, for the use of the Baptist Ordination of Mr. W. F. Burchell, at church and congregation under the pasto

Falmouth ral care of Mr. John Phillips, in Wbit ON Wednesday, March 23, Mr. W. church, Salop; when three sermons were F. Burchell was ordained pastor of the preached, that in the morning, by Dr. Baptist church at Falmouth. Mr. Dore, Steadman, President of Bradford College, of Redruth, gave out the hymns in the Yorkshire, from Isa« xxxii. 15; that in morning ; M. Clarke, of Træro, read a the afternoon, by Mr. Kent, of Shrews. portion of scripture and prayed; Mr. bary, from Kings viii. 27; Dr. Stead- Horton, of Devonport, delivered the inman preached again at night from Acts troductory address, asked the usual quesxi. 23. The devotional parts of the ser- tions, and sereived Mr. Burchell's declavices were conducted by different roinis ration of divine truth. Mr. Wildhore, ters who were present on the occasion, (lodependent) of Pearyn, offered up the

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The Buckinghamshire Association of BOLTA WIG concluded with prayer. In the evening ton, on Wednesday, May 18, 1825. 4th of Narne Me. Horton gave out the hymns ; Mr. use

, le te ui Dore read the scriptores and prayed; Society for the Relief of Aged and Infirm 110B, was set Wr. Baynes, of Wellington, addressed

Protestant Dissenting Ministers. the church from Degt. i. 38. “ Encourage h of Broe, bilun"; and Mr. Muscott, (ladependent)

The Annual Meeting of the above So. day evening , 1 of Falmouth, closed the engagements of ciety will be held at the King's Head in

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the Poultry, on Tuesday the 31st of menced

May, 1825. The chair to be taken at

one o'clock precisely. NOTICES. berta. Pepe New Chapel to be opened at Woodstock.

Bedfordshire Union of Churches. Thursday at

The Anniversary of the Bedfordshire to 0x Tharsday, May 5, 1825, a new ding and prou Chapel will be opened at Woodstock: ford on Wednesday the 1st of June, 1825,

Union of Churches, will be held at Bed, Oxon. The Rev. H. Page, of Worcester ; when the Rev. John Mack, of Clipstone, Then it J. H. Hinton, of Reading ; and W. Gray, and the Rev. Mr. Nottage, of Roxton, i svilu. of Chipping Norton, are engaged to , Mr. Paedd preach on the occasion.

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A BLESSING IMPLORED.

Enrich'd beyond the power of thonght;
" AND Esar said unto his father, Hast No curse can ever more succeed,
aces of prer! thou butfode blessing, my father?' bless Bless'd with a bliss that closes not!
Dreached fint me, even me also, O my father! And Let others dread the frown of kings;
Esau lifted up his voice and wept.”.

To earthly courts for smiles look np;
Gen, xxvii. 38.

Ne'er shall these trifliog, treach'rous
" And Jabez called on the God of Israel,

things, pilliseid saying, that thou wouldest bless me Or move my fear, or draw my hope.

Should foes insult, or friends deceive,
1 Chron, iv. 10.

O grant me this, my sole request;
Ali else with thee I calmly leave,

Make me indeed divinely bless'd!
STPREMELY Bless'd! thou Fourt of bliss !
O deign to hear a suppliant's prayer;

A weary pilgrim, travelling home,
Whose wants are all compris'd in this; Witha tearful eyes, through dang 'rous
One blessing from thy fuldess spare.

roads;

For this, and for the world to come,
Tis for no scanty boon I crave,

'Tis all I ask, all Heav'n affords.
No earthly toys, or tinsel prize ;-

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Empires and crowns I would not have,
Thy love and favour, Lord, suffice!

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to pass through the Earth's shadow. 18. Moon passes Venus VI. 30 morn.
19 Ceres south VIH. 26 aft, Altitude 18. Moon passes Saturn VT. 15 aft.
55° 21'.

19. Venus (as to longitude) between the
M. Mercury passes Mars.

Earth and the Sun, IV. 15 aft.
12. Herschel south IV. 11 morn. Alti 23. Moon passes Jupiter X. morn.
tude 100 3.

26. Sun (as to longitude) etween the
14. Mercury (as to longitade) between Earth and Mars, X. 30 aft.
the Earth and the Sun, VI. morn.

31. Full Moon XI. 58 aft. A very small
17. Moon passes Mercury 1, 15 aft.

part of the Moon will pass through 18. New Moon 0. 6. morn.

Too far the Earth's shadow. north lo cast her shadow on the Earth.

PROXOTING

Monday, 2nd. Morning, Eleven. WESLEYAN MISSIONART SOCIETY. Annual Meeting, City-Road Chapel. Joseph Butterworth, Esq. M. P. in the Chair.

Monday, 2nd. Evening, Hall-past Six. GooD SAMARITAN ITINERANT SOCIETY, Annual Meeting, City of London Tavern. Rev. Alexander Fletcher in the Chair.

Monday, 2nd. Evening, Half past Six. CETURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. Annual Sermon, St. Bride's, Fleet-street, Rev. John Bird Samner. Tuesday 3rd. Morning, Eleven. Annual Meeting, Freemasons”-Hall, Admiral Lord Gambier in the Chair.

Tuesday, 3rd. Evening, Seven. IrIsu SOCIETY OF LONDON. Annual Sermon, St Paul's, Covent Garden, Rev. Fountain Elvin, A. M.

Wednesday, 4th. Morning, Eleven. BeiTISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. Ana nual Meeting, Freemasons'-Hall. Lurd Teignnouih in the Chair.

Wednesday, 41h. Evening, Half-past Six. PRAYER BOOK AND HOMILY SOCIETT. * * * Annual Sermon, Christ Church, Newgate-street, Rev. John Kempthorne, B. D. Thursday, 1 5th. Noon, Twelve. Annual Meeting, Stationers'-Hall, Right Hon. Lord Bexley in the Chair.

Thursday. 5th. Noon, Twelve. London FEMALE PENITENTIARY. Annual Meet and to ing, Crown and Anchor Tavern.

Thursday, 5th. Evening, Half.past Six. LONDON SOCIETY FOR CHRISTIANITY AMONG THE J&ws. Annual Sermon, St. Panl's, Covent Garden, Rer. George Hamilton, M. A. Friday, 6th. Noon, Twelve. Annual Meeting, Freemasons'-Hall.

Friday, 6th. Evening, Hall.past Six. MORAVIAN Mission. Annual Sermon, S.
Clement's Danes, Rev. William Burrows, M. A.

Saturday, 7th. Noon, Twelve. London HIBERNIAN SOCIETY. Annual Meeting,
Freemasons' Hall. H. R. H. Duke of Gloucester in the Chair.

Sunday, 8th. Morning, Eleven. GUARDIAN SOCIETY POR UNFORTUNATE FEMALES. LIFE
Annual Sermon, St. Mary Woolnoth, Lombard-sireet, Rev. Thomas Mortimer, M. A.

Monday, 9th. Noon, Twelve. BRITISH AND FOREIGN School Society.' Annual reproben Meeting, Freemasons'-Hall, H. R. H. Duke of Sussex in the Chair.

Monday, 9th. Noon, Twelve. Port or LONDON Society. Annual Meeting, City
of London Tavern, Admiral Lord Gambier in the Chair.

Monday, 9th. Evening, Six. London EVANGELICAL Society. Annual Meeting,
City of London Tavern.

Tuesday, 10th. Morning, Sir. SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. Annual Breakfast, City is, ir of London Tavern, Joseph Butierworth, Esq. M. P. in the Chair.

Tuesday, 10th. Morning, Eleven. Port of London Society. Annual Sermon, on Board the Floating Chapel, Rev. J. Griffin, of Portsea. Afternoon, Three. Rev. Jenkyn Thomas, of Chellenham.

Tuesday, 10th. Noon, Twelve. NAVAL AND MILITARY Bible Society. Annual for
Meeting, Freemasons'-Hall.

Tuesday, 10th. Evening, Six. IRISH EVANGELICAL SOCIETY. Annual Meeting,
City of London Tavern, Thomas Walker, Esq. in the Chair.

Tuesday, 10th. Evening, Half past Six. CONTINENTAL Society. Annual Sernon,
St. Ann's, Blackfriars, Rev. Dr. Thorpe.

Wednesday, 11th. Morning, Hall-past Ten. LONDON MIssIONARY Society.
Annual Sermon, Surry Chapel, Rev. Dr. Morrison. Evening, Six. Annual Sermon, Taber-
nacle, Rev. Dr. Belirage. Thursday, 12th. Morning, Hall-past Ten. Annual Meeting,
Great Queen-street Chapel, W. A. Hankey, Esq. in the Chair. Evening, Six. Annual
Sermon, Tottenham-court Chapel, Rev. Mr. Hamilton,

Friday, 13th. Morning, Six. Religious Tract Society, Annual Breakfast,
City of London Tavern. Joseph Reyner, Esq. in the Chair.

Friday, 13th. Morning, Ten. London M18810NARY Society. Annual Sermon,
St. Ann's Blackfriars, Rev. Mr. Williams. Evening, Sir. Annual Communion, Sion,
Orange-street, Silver-street, and Kennington Chapels. Sermon to Juvenile Auxiliaries, Spa-
fields Chapel, Rev. W. Thorpe.
Friday, 13th.

Noon, Twelve. AFRICAN INSTITUTION. Annual Meeting, Free.
masons'-Hall, H. R. H. Duke of Gloucester in the Chair.

Saturday, 14th. Morning, Quarter before Eight. SOCIETY FOR
CIRCUMSTANCES OF DISSENTING MINISTERS.' Annual Meeting, King's Head Tavern,
Poultry, W. A. Hankey, Esq. in the Chair.

Saturday, 14th. Merning, Eleven. PROTESTANT-SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION
or RELIGIOUS LIBERTY. Annual Meeting, City of London Tavern.

Monday, 16th. Evening, Six. HOME MISSIONARY' Society. Annual Sermon, Barbican Chapel, Rev. J. Cooke. Tuesday, 17th. Evening, Six, Annual Meeting, Spa-fields Chapel, Joseph Butterworth, Esq. M. P. in the Chair.

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IMPROVING THE

Jrish Chronicle.

The Committee have been gratified to learn, from a respectable Gentleman, not connected with the Society, who has been lately in Ireland, and who visited some of their Schools, that they are well-conducted, and that the scholars are making great improvement. A satisfactory proof of their utility will be found in the letter of Mr. Wilson, which gives an account of the subscriptions received this year from Gentlemen in Connaught, residing in their immediate vicinity, and who are, there. fore, well able to appreciate the advantages derived from their establishment. The Committee indulge the hope, as the scriptures is the only school-book in these humble seminaries, the promised blessing of the Holy Spirit will be afforded; so that many of the rising generation in our sister country will be emancipated from the bondage of superstition and vice, and become interested in all the privileges and immunities of the sons and daughters of the Lord God Almighty. The journals of the Irish Readers are very interesting.

From the Rev. J. Wilson to the Secretaries, through a considerable part of the counDublin, March 23, 1825.

ties of Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, and DEAR BRETHREN,

Galway, having preached in a number of You will perceive by this that I am

places. Twice at Tomgrany, at Clondow in Dublin, and have begun collect. mell, Mont Shannon, Moynoe, Tullo, ing our subscriptions in this city. It will Killaloe, Doonass, Limerick, Ballyorgan, be gratifying to you and the Committee Killinan, &c.

To mention every partito hear, as it gives me great pleasure to cular would be an obtrusion on your state, that our subscriptions in Con. time, and might fill a volume. I preached naught this year amount to £150, in- at Killinan to about 200 persons on Lord'scluding a donation from the Marquis of day, Feb. 20 ; and the next morning, beSligo of £5, which is twenty-three pounds fore I was up, at seven o'clock there was more than any former year. And' I will a person from Ballyorgan, on the borders here add, that one Gentleman, on hand of the county of Cork, to request me to ing his guinea to the person I sent, said, go there to preach; not being well, and that “he paid it more freely than any having that evening to preach again at money he spent within the year, because Kilfinan, I feared I should not be able to of the extensive good he was persuaded accomplish it; however, I wentoff, preach. the Society is doing.” You will perceive, to Kilfinan, after a walk of seven miles, and

ed to a house full of people, and returned by the account of the Schools, that they are recovering from the consequences of preached to a large congregation. I was the unexampled opposition made against greatly pleased with the progress of the them during the winter ; but I have not Sunday school which I established when I given, as is usual at this time, the pre in attendance, whom I examined in the

resided there. One hundred children were them. For, in fact, it is impossible to Old and New Testaments, their improvegive a correct statement, the number being satisfaction. The exertions of Mrs. 0.

ment and answers gave me the greatest 80 fluctuating, according to the conduct of those who are so frequently endeavour. are most laudable. She is certainly one of ing to annoy them; on one day, fifty in Limerick on board some ships at the

“ the excellent of the earth.” I preached children may be found in a school, the next not more than twenty, and on the Quay;

there were great crowds, who following there may be sixty or seventy.

heard with the greatest attention. I shall purposely defer any particular

Since my last journal, a man of the observations relative to the Schools till name of Valantine Thyné, called on me, a future opportunity, but will take care

who said that he took the liberty of that you shall have them in time for the coming to see me in consequence of a next Report.

sermon he had heard me preach at Moy, in the west of the County Clare, last Sep

tember. I asked him from what I preach. From the Rev. W. Thomas to the Secretaries. ed; he said, from Gal. vi. 14.** God

Neumarket on Fergus, March 18, 1825. forbid that I should glory, save in the

Through mercy I have again arrived at cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,” &c. I home, after a long absence. I have been perfectly recollected it. I asked him,

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