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By ciety's agents, thought it a suitable oc- circulate useful information relative to
casion to state and publish his senti- the subject.” A ments, as a Calvinistic Baptist : he bas In an appendix is “a Narrative of
done so without disguise and without the enslavement of OLLOBAH CUGGANO, fear. It contaius some very valuable a native of Africa ; published by binnextracts from good authors, and proves self in the year 1787.
the preacher to bave read extensively The price is not placed on the di tel and thought closely on all the subjects pamphlet, but we are satisfied it is
on which he treats. We most cor- sold very cheap. in dially recommend it as a good defence of the Baptists' sentiments.
A Christian Father's Present to his
Catechism; by an Abolitionist. Hat Volumes,
He who can be quite at ease in an
indolent belief, that all who are to be This work consists of seven sections: wise and good among mankind, are -Or Slavery_Of the African Slave sure to make sucb attainments because Trade-of Slavery in the West Indies it is thus decreed, will not approve the -Of the effect of Slavery, and particu- volume before us. But, should it be larly that of the West Indies, upon the taken up by any wbo desire to employ Morals of those connected with it. Of suitable means for improvement in the Political Consequences of Colonial piety, and every species of good conSlavery—of the commercial Results duct, they will not read far without an of the West Indian Slave System-of expectation of reaping bigh advantage Remedies for the Evils of Slavery, from a thoughtful perusal of the whole and of the Abolition of Slavery. work: in wbich, unless we are greatly
It is impossible to speak in terms too in error, they will not be disappointed. luigle of this excellent pamphlet: it is for the benefit of the young it is pecua condensed statement of all that has liarly adapted, but no one, of any age, been written on the subject of Slavery, who is disposed to be made more upas well as a general history of all that right, useful, and pions, can read Mr. has been done in England to promote James's volumes in vain. They are its abolition. Every person ought to distinguished by good sense, and an read it, that he may fully appreciate extensive knowledge of human nature; the abominable system wbich holds hy a spirit of true benevolence and nearly eight millions of our fellow-sub- piety they are pervaded; and the style jects, and fellow-immortals, in the is clear, powerful, sufficiently lively, most horrible condition of bondage; and truly pleasing. After an address and which exposes yet countless mil- to the pious who have families, the lions to the same degraded and galling author describes the anxiety of a
Christian parent for the spiritual welfare We quote only the last question : of his children. The second chapter “What are the Duties of an Abolition- represents the dispositions with which ist?" Answer, “ To make himself ac we should enter apon an inquiry into quainted with the history and facts of the nature of religion. The third is on this great moral question. To abstain, right sentiments in religion. The fourth as much as possible, from consuming defines the nature of true religion. The West Indian produce, such as sugar, fifth states the advantages and respons rum, coffee, &c. in proportion to the desibility of a pious education. The mand for which the value of the slaves is sixth presents ile obstacles which pre-. enhanced, and the difficulty which that vent young people from entering on a value interposes in the way of abolition is augmented; and, generally, to oppose deceitfulness of the heart. The eighth
religious lise. The seventh paints the all scbemes which are calculated to strengthen the hands of the upholders of respects transient devotions. The ninth the West Indian system, and render them estimates the value of decision of chaindependent of public opinion ; but to ractor in religion. The tenth mentions, favour all projects of an opposite descrip- the pleasures of a religious life. The tion, and upon all occasions diligently to clevenih cnumerates the advantayes of
early piety. The twelfth shows the in- very best style; and, he who could
well drawn up; and we have not often
well expressed, scriptural, and coinHymns for Children, intended chiefly for prehensive, and just what the occasion the Use of Sunday and other Schools. required. The charge, which was adOffor. 4d.
dressed to the young minister by his This little book contains fifty hymns, ble; indeed, we scarcely think that
esteemed relative, is peculiarly valoaand some of them are among the best for children we have ever seen. The will easily be found. We are restrain
one deserving higher commendation, sentiments are evangelical, the topics ed from giving quotations by the difia are well selected, the style is ardent, culty of selecting from that which is and the diction is always marked by uniformly excellent. The discourse simplicity. The lady who composed them, tells
that was preached to the people, conns in her modest, sensible preface, that
tains good advice, which, we trust, the “ She bas, from early childhoud, been and holy excitements, we wish them
members of it will habitually regard; the subject of an aMiction wbich totally incapacitates her from taking an
long to fcel. audible part in the songs of Zion,' or offering onto God, in vocal thanksgiv- Reviews of the following, Works :ing, that bomage her heart gratefully renders him. She would, therefore,
Foster's Essays—Zeal without Innovagladly borrow (as it were) the tongues
tion-Gisborne's Sermons on Christian of others, with which to sing bis praise,
Morality--Gregory's Letters on the since she may not do so with her own
Evidences, Doctrines, and Duties of -even the tongues of little children.”
the Christian Religion — Belsham's We cordially wish her the most
Memoirs of Lindsey-Birt's Lretures gratifying success in these pious and
on Popery. Reprinted, by Permisuseful labours,
sion from the Eclectic Review. 2nd
CONSIDERING, as we do, these elo-
Price, to the Pastoral Office orer the commendatiov we could bestow upon
appearance of this second edition; These services are published in their which information, to those who make present form at the request of the mem
have been too late in their inquiries bers of the church mentioned in the after the former edition, will, we doubt above title: and, while we lament that not, be highly acceptable. so many articles issue from the press, that are, either feeble, useless, or pernicious, we are truly gratified at the Harriet and her Scholars: a sight of that which is now before us.
School Story. 12mo. 'Baypes. It contajns principles of the greatest value, and passages coinposed in the nile readers, which appears to be very
An entertaining little book for jurc
bps muitable to be given away as a prize testant Dissenters assembling in Carterlost her and reward, to those who have been lane, Doctors' Commons. By John Hopsi pote diligent in their studies.
pus, M.A. Price 18. The author has justly observed in
A Second Edition of Reviews, written the preface, that to write a book that by the Rev. Robert Hall, A.M. of Leices
Now first collected together. 8vo, will interest the attention of juvenile
Price 5s. mey" readers, as well as afford instruction to
Selections from the Works of Bishop
In the Press.
The Bible Teacher's Manual, Part IV.
containing Deuteronomy, by Mrs, Sher. Just Published.
wood, Author of “Little Henry and his
Bearer," &c. &c.
forced on Christian Principles.” By the
Baptist Free School, Garden; and Mr. W. B. Kendrick,
Schoolmaster and Collector, at the School 0x Tuesday, the 12th ult. this excellent House, 10, Took’s-court, 'Castle-street, Institution held their annual meeting at
Particular Baptist Churches, held at Messrs. Pritchard, Hutchings, Edwards,
North Shields, Northumberland, May White, Dyer, Elvey, Evanson. Mr. Shep
23 and 24, 1825. pard, and w. Napier, Esq. Treasurer; who MONDAY, May 23, assembled at three explained and recommended the objects of p. m.: Messrs. Rennison, Long, and the Institution. It appears that this Crook, engaged in prayer, School was founded in the year 1807, In the evening, at six, Mr. John Renni. that it now educates and clothes forty son was ordained to the office of deacon. boys and thirty girls, that several who Mr. Fisher commenced the service ; Mr. have enjoyed its advantages, are now fill. Ruston offered the ordination prayer; Mr. ing respectable situations; and that some, Pengilly addressed the charge, from 1 who were once on the list of its scholars, Tim. iii. 13; and Mr. Long concluded are now to be found on that of its sub- with prayer. scribers. We were sorry to hear that the Tuesday, 24th, Assembled for prayer worthy Treasurer is about £160 in ad- at seven o'clock. Messrs. Foster, Hallo. vance, which Christian liberality, we well, and Hill engaged. Re-assembled at trust, will not suffer long to remain. half-past ten. Mr. Douglas prayed ; Mr.
Subscriptions and donations will be Long preached from 2 Thess. i. 3, and thankfully received by W. Napier, Esq. Mr. Ruston from Psal. xlv. 1. The let. Treasurer ; Mr. B. Kirkham, Secretary, ters from the several churches were then 9, Bentineck-street, Manchester-square; read, and Mr. Sample concluded with Mr. S. Newbery, Superintendent, Hatton prayer.
At three o'clock, met to receive the Re. Twentieth Half-yearly Meeting at Burton port of the Auxiliary Missionary Society; Mills. Three sermons were preaclied on Mr. Crook prayed: the Report was read the occasion, that in the morning by Mr. Di serie by Mr. Pengilly. The meeting was ad. Ward, of Soham; in the afternoon by Mr. Leonato dressed by Messrs. Williamson, Stowell Dallison, of Soham; and in the evening te dod (Independent), Ruston, and Pengilly. by Mr. Cater, of Newmarket
. A collecMr. Fisher concluded with prayer. tion was made in the afternoon for the
In the evening, at six, Mr. Stowell London and Baptist Missionary Societies, commenced by reading and prayer. Mr. amounting to seven pounds three shillings, Douglas preached the Missionary sermon from Isa. xlv. 24. Mr. Williamson concluded. The ministers and messengers re
ORDINATIONS, &c. assembled next morning at nine o'clock for business, (Mr. Williamson, Modera- Ordination of Mr. R. G. Le Maire, at tor,) when it was resolved:
Norwich. 1. That the keport of the Committee of the Auxiliary Missionary Society be ap G. Le Maire (late of Ipswich,) was or.
On Wednesday, May 18, 1825, Mr. R.
Trace} proved and printed : to which be ed the Minutes of the Association, list of dained pastor of the Particular Baptist subscribers, &c.
Church assembling at Rehoboth Chapel, 2. That the reasons assigned by the Union-place, Norwich. Mr. Bean, of central Committee for altering the time Aylsham, gave out the hymns, and real of the Anniversary, and uniting it with the scriptures; Mr. Spanton, of Foul. the Annual Meeting of this Association, sham, prayed; Mr. Williams, of Deres be admitted and approved, and in future ham, stated the nature of a gospel they be united accordingly.
church, and asked the usual questions; the 3. That it be recommended to each of Rev. T. Griffin, of Prescot-street, London, the Branches, that a congregational col- offered the ordination prayer, and gare lection, in aid of the Mission, be made in the charge, from Lam. fi. 24 : Mr. Pick. each place once a year.
ers, of Ingham, concluded with prayer. 4. That it appears to us very desirable, Service commenced in the evening at halfif the churches of this union would raise past six, when Messrs. Winter and Copfunds sufficient, that an Itinerant should pin led the devotional services, and Mr. be employed in our district, to preach in Pickers preached to the church and con. the more destitute parts; and that the gregation, from Heb. xiii. 7. ministers be requested to ascertain what assistance may be raised for this object, to be reported at our next Meeting.
Ordination of Mr. Breuer, at Shelfor, 5. That the pamphlet prepared by Mr.
Deron. Pengilly, in compliance with the request On Wednesday, May 25, 1825, Mr. E. of the Association at our last Meeting, H. Brewer was set apart to the pastoral on the Constitution of a Christian
Church, office over the Baptized Charch of Christ Principles of Dissent, and the Duties of at Sheldon, Devon, when Mr. Mason, of Church Members, be printed as soon as Exeter, commenced the morning service convenient, and recommended to all the by giving out a hymn ; Mr. Strutt
, (Indemembers of our churches.
pendent, Teignmouth, read the scripture, 6. That the next Association (with the and prayed; Mr. Wayland, of Lyme, Anniversary of the Missionary Society,) gave a scriptural description of a Chrisbe held at Stockton-on-Tees, on Tuesday tian church, asked the usnal questions, and Wednesday in Whitsun-week, 1826; and received the confession of faith; that Messrs. Williamson, Fisher, and Mr. Nicholson, Sen. of Kingsbridge, of Crook, be appointed to preach: Mr. Wil. fered up the ordination prayer, with im. liamson the Missionary sermon.
position of hands; Mr. O. Clarke, of JAMES WILLIAMSON, Moderator.
Taunton, gave a very judicious charge North Shields, June 21, 1825.
to the pastor, founded on the 28th of the 20th of Acts; Mr. Clewlow (Independent, Shaldon,) concluded with prayer,
In the evening, Mr. Nicholson, Jun, of Half-yearly Meeting of the Association for the Isle of Ely.
Kingsbridge, commenced, by giving out
a hymn; Mr. Wilson, of Topsham, read On Thursday, the 16th of June, 1825, and prayed; Mr. Baynes, of Wellington, the Baptist and Independent ministers, delivered an impressive charge to the connected with the Association for the people, from the former part of the 28th Isle of Ely, and its ricinity, held their
verse of the 3rd chapter of Deateronomy:
cluded in prayer.
Viking Mr. Nicholson, Sen. Kingsbridge, con- evening, Mr. Chapman, of Yeovil, read
and prayed; Mr. Baynes, of Wellington, The services were highly interesting, preached to the church from 2 Pet. i. 13.; the congregation very numerous and at- and Mr. Chapman concluded by prayer
tentive. And our prayer is, “ () Lord, the interesting and deeply impressive brewe beseech thee, send now prosperity!" services of the day.
New Meeting-house opened at Watchet, New Meeting-house opened at Haworth,
ON Wednesday, May 18, 1825, a new We and commodious Meeting-house, forty and commodious place of worship was
feet by twenty-six, was opened at opened for the use of the second Baptist GLE Watchet, Somersetshire. Messrs. Crisp. Church and Congregation, meeting in
and Winter, of Bristol ; and Sprague, of Haworth, Yorkshire. In the morning, Bovey Tracey, addressed the congrega- Mr. Jackson, of Hebden Bridge, read the tions which met during the day, from scriptures and prayed. Dr. Steadman, of suitable portions of the divine word; and Bradford, preached from Phil. i. 12. Messrs. Cherry, of Bampton; Gabriel, of “ But I would ye should understand, Stogumber; Elliott, of Peniton; Buck, brethren, that the things which happened of Wiviliscombe; Carey, of Stogurcy; unto me, have fallen out rather unto the and Sturges, minister at the place, en- furtherance of the gospel.” And Mr. gaged in the devotional services.
Trickett, of Bromley, concluded with On June 11, 1825, Mr. Thomas Storges, prayer.' In the afternoon, Mr. Scott, of
lately under the care of Mr. Kilpin, of Colne, read the scriptures and prayed. op Exeter, was set apart to the pastoral Mr. Ely, of Rochdale, (independent) office over the Church assembling in the preached from 1 Pet. ii. 9, 10,
is Ye are above meeting. Mr. 0. Clarke, of Taun
a chosen generation, &c.” Mr. Holroyd, ton, opened the solemn services of the of Wainsgate, concluded. In the everday, by stating the nature of a gospel ing, Mr. Foster, of Farsley, prayed. Mr. church, and asking the usual questions. Godwin, of Bradford, preached from Mr. Tyso, the former pastor, prayed the Rev. xxii. 17. “The spirit and the bride ordination prayer. Mr. Viney, of Bridge
say come, &c.” A large and respectable water, in the absence of Mr. Kilpin, congregation attended, and the services (prevented by illness) gave the charge ; of the day highly interesting. and Mr. Tyso addressed the church. The
On the 22nd, the following Lord's-day, other parts of these services were con. three sermons were preached in the newly ducted by several Pædobaptist and Bap- erected building; that in the morning, by tist brethren, and the services of the day Mr. M. Saunders, (the minister of the were very interesting.
place) from Zech. vi. 13. “He shall bear
evening, by Mr. Lister, of Liverpool, from
and On Wednesday, the 2nd of February, many went away who could not gain ad1825, was opened the New Baptist Meet- mittance. Collections were made on each ing-house at Montacute, Somerset. of the above days, which, in the whole,
Mr. Whitby, of Yeovil, commenced the amounted to £110 4s. ld. morning service by reading and prayer;
Notwithstanding the laudable exertions and Mr. Clarke, of Taunton, preached of the friends on the spot in contributing from Haggai ii.7. In the afternoon, Mr. towards the new erection, a considerable Joseph Price, son of the late Mr. Price, debt still remains to be liquidated. They pastor of the Baptist church at Yeovil, will be under the necessity of appealing was ordained to the pastoral office, over to the Christian public for assistance, and the recently formed church. Mr. Crook, it is sincerely hoped that the appeal will of Crewkerne, read and prayed. Mr. not be made in vain. All who are ac. Horsey, of Wellington, delivered the in- quainted with the interest know, that the troductory discourse, and asked the usual few who are possessed of property among questions. Mr. Cox, of Horsington, offer them, have uniformly and generously ed the ordination prayer. Mr. Toms, of contributed towards other cases; and on Chard, delivered the charge from Col. iv. that account they may be considered as 17. and Mr. Paltridge, (Independent) of having a claim on the benevolence of Sonth Petherton, concluded. In the others.