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Shrewsbury, Snailbeach, &c. by Mr. Thomas Crumpton

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Naseby, Pendy-n. Week Society, and Subscriptions, by Rev. Johü Mack
Bessels Green, Missionary Box, by Mr. Fletcher
Hackaey, Auxiliary Society, by Mr. John Dunp, Treasurer
Henrietta-street, Sunday School, Missionary Box
Tring. Wingrave. Aston Abbotts. &c. by Mr. Amsden

1 Bow, collected by a few young Ladies in Dr. Newman's Congregation

17 3 St. Albao's, Auxiliary Society, by Rev. W. Upton Norwich, Auxiliary Society, at Rev. J. Kinghora's

43 16 Young Gentlemen, at Mr. Brewer's Academy

45 19 Bedfordshire, Baptist Association, by Rev. J. Hindes

14 17
Rochdale, Auxiliary Baptist Missionary Society, by Mr. Kelsall
Eagle-street, Auxiliary Society, by G. Bagster, Esq.
Hebden Bridge, Peony Society. Half-year, by Mrs. Foster, Treasurer
Norton, St. Philip's, collected at Public Meeting, at Rev. Mr. Cuzner's
Newcastle on Tyne, New.court Chapel Auxiliary, by Mr. Fenwick
Missionary Box, at Mrs. Key's. Wardrobe place

1 Kent, Auxiliary Society, by Mr. Parnell, Treasurer

109 Rogston, Subscriptions, by Mr. 'oho Pendered

Birmingham, Auxiliary, New Hall-street, Subscriptions, by Mr. Johnson
Prescot-street, Auxiliary Society, by George Morris, Esq. Treasurer
Bristol and Bath, Auxiliary Society, by Mr. John Daniell
Loughborough, Subscriptions, &c. by Rev. George Capes
Stoke, Suffolk, Collection, by Rev. S. Squirrell

0 Shropshire, Collected on a Journey, by Rev. Richard Pryce

45 18
Westbury Leigh. Collection at Public Meeting, and Subscriptions, by Rev. T. Gough
Carter-lane, Auxiliary Society. Moiety of Funds, by Miss Jane Barls, Treasurer
Chatham, Ladies' Society, at Zoar Chapel, by Mr. Chin

Dying Bequest of a little Boy, Twelve Years of Age,' by Rev. J. Chin
Lion-street Female Missionary Society, by Mrs. Chin

Sheerness, Friends, by Rev. Mr. Blakeman
Little Alie-street Sunday School Children

Female Auxiliary Society

15 Small Subscriptions at Fen-court, by Mr. Stanger Collected by Mrs. Elvey

13 0 Part of a collection at York-street, walworth, by Rev. George Clayton Churchi-street Auxiliary, by Mr. R. Pontifex

49 16 Lady's Missionary Box, hy Benjamin Shaw, Esq.

1 16
Dormat's Laod, Subscriptions, by Rev. Mr. Chapman
Irthlingborough, collected at Missionary Prayer Meeting. by Rev. J. Allen
East-street, Walworth, Female Auxiliary, by Rev. R. Davis
Collection at Great Queen.street, 230 June

192 17
Surry Chapel

70 Eagle-street

6 Annual Meeting



280 10 Sheffield, Auxiliary Society, by Mr. Atkinson

55 Wincobank, Missionary Association (Miss Reads), by Rev. c. L'arom

9 East Lancashire, Auxiliary Society, by Joseph Jrese, Esq.

69 16
Shrewsbury, Collection and Subscriptions, by Rev. M. Kent
Borey Tracey, Collection, by Rev. J. L. Sprague
Diss, Fakenbam, Salehouse, &c. by Rev. J. Kinghorn

19 11
Bucks Association, by Rev. Peter Tyler, Secretary
Perth, Missionary Society. by Rev. John Newlands

20 High Wycombe, Subscriptions, by Mrs. Morris

1 17 Plymouth, addition to remittance, by Rev. Samuel Nicholson

Salisbury, Sundries, by Mrs. Saffery
Westerliam, Ladies' Auxiliary Society. by Nr. S. Wearing
Part of a Collection at Rev. James Upton's

5 Sunday School Children. by Ms. E. S. Meyer

0 Norwich, St. Clement's Peony Society, by Rev. J. Puntis

6 Kurtos-street, Auxiliary Society. (one third of Funds) by M. Poole, Esq.

Amersbam, Penny Society and Subscriptions, by Rev. Å. May
Isle of Ely. Half Collection of Associated Ministers at Barton Mills
Isleham, Collection, by Rev. Johu Reynolds

6 10 Ediaburgh, Sundries, by Rev. Christopher Anderson

121 6 Ilford, Missionary Association, by Rev. J Smith

16 Colchester, Auxiliary Society, by Mr. Patmore

16 6 Carlton le Moorland. Collection, by Rev. W. H. Newman

19 Hemel Hempsted, Half-year's Missionary Association, by Mr. Howard

7 Missionary Box

7 15 Harrold, Young Ladies at Mrs. Worth's School

0 Stamford Hill, collected by Miss Wilsons John Deakin, Esq. Birmingham

Donation 100 Benjamin Risdon, Esq. Burlingham, Dear Pershore

Donation David Renton, Esq. Bromehouse Mill, ocar Edinburgh

Dodation Benjamin Nice, Esq. Colchester

Appual Sub. 21

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William Nanfield, Esq. Denmark Hill, by Joseph Gutteridge, Esq.
William Sabine, Esq.

by the Secretary
William Stone, Esq. and Family, by Ditto
F. M. s.

by Ditto Friend,

by Rev. Thomas Griffin Legacy of Mr. William Beppett, late of Birmingham

Legacy of Mr. Robert Moore, late of Alcombe, Somerset Legacy of Mrs. Kebecca Hayes, late of Tottenham-court-road

Legacy of Mis. William Clift, late of Westbury Leigh

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Edinburgh, Bible Society, by Rev. Christopher Anderson (? Douations)
Greenock, Port Glasgow, and West Renfrewshire Bible Society
Friend, by Rev. James Upton
Suffolk, Society in Aid of Missions, by Mr. S. Ray


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Joho Derkin, Esq. Birmingham, for a Female School
Bessels Green, Sunday Scholars, by Mr. Fletcher
Friends, bu Mrs. Arnold, Bankside
Ladies at Mase Pood, by Mrs. Gouldsmith, for Maze Pond School

(including 11. 15$. from Sunday School Girls)
Trowbridge, Ladies' Association, by Mr. R. Wearing
Lyme, Two Half-yearly Payments for School at Digah, by Mrs. Flight
Colchester, Missionary Box in Miss Benpeli's Seminary
Newcastle and Pottery, Female School, by the late Miss Thompson and Miss Wilson

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The above list does not include Individual Subscriptions; but should any other payment have been made at the Public Meetings, which does not appear therein

, it is requested that notice may be given of it by a line addressed to the Secretary, No. 6, Fen-court, - Fenchurch-street.

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Parcels of Magazines, &c. have been thankfully received from Mr. Samuel
Wearing; a Friend, by Mrs. Collins; &c.

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Late of Newgale street, London.

Mr. Day, whose dismission to a appeared to possess a very amiable
better world was briefly noticed in spirit and temper. Early in life he
our Number for March last, had the gave satisfactory evidence of his
honour of descending from ances. conversion to God; even while a
tors eminent for piety. His grand schoolboy, he was accustomed, withi
father, Mr. Jolin Day, was a re two or three of his youthful com-
spectable woollen manufacturer at panions, to employ a part of their
Milverton, in Somersetshire; and leisure time, while others were at
frequently engaged in ministerial play, in reading the word of God
services among the Baptist churches and prayer: and there are those
in that neighbourhood, till his death still living who recollect, with much
in 1763. His only son Robert, (the pleasure, the lively interest he took
father of our late friend,) was con. in devotional exercises and in pions
verted early in life, and having join conversation at that period.
ed the church at Wellington, and

He was baptized, and admitted discovering gifts for the ministry, lie into church-fellowship, by his bewas sent to Bristol, and pursued his loved father, in the year 1774, soon studies there under the direction of after which the providence of God the learned and venerable Bervard removed him from the guides and Foskett. In the year 1747, he was companions of his youih to the ordained pastor over the church at busy and dangerous scenes of the Wellington, where he continued, as metropolis. Here he was engaged a burning and shining light, beloved in a very respectable warehouse in and revered by all, and eminently the haberdashery line, where be useful in the service of his Lord, for continued till bis marriage, a period nearly forty-five years. He died, in of about seven years. During the the seventy-first year of his

latter part of his connexion with

age, April 1, 1791.*

the house alluded 10, he was emWiliam Day, the subject of our ployed in travelling on their account present narrative, was the eldest

into various parts of Great Britain ; son of this worthy minister. He was

and having a retentive memory, and born at Wellington on the 24th of a pleasing narrative talent, lie was June, 1752, and from his childhood accustomed frequevty, in after life,

to enliven and instruct the social

circle with facts and apecdotes re* A further account of this excellent lating to this stage of his history, man, whose memory is yet precious throughout the district in which he re

On his marriage with Miss Marsided, may be found in Rippon's Baptist garet Briggs, a pious member of the Register, No. IV. p. 260, et seq.

Baptist church at Yarmouth, Mr. VOL. XVII.


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Day commenced business on his own to have been diffụsed over his whole account in Newgate-street, London, character, and was no where diswhere, for between forty and fifty played with greater harmony and riful to years, he pursued the even tenor of consistency than at home; though his way.* His integrity and punc- its effect was such, in his intercourse tuality in his commercial concerns, with general society, as to secure united with the suavity of bis dispo- the esteem of many who felt do atsition, gained him the confidence tachment to the principles from and esteem of many, and laid the which it emanated. foundation, under the Divine bless Being naturally of a social dispoing, of bis temporal prosperity, sition, he delighted in the company is fubet a Soon after his removal to London, of Christians, and while none enhe joined the church in Dean-street, tered more easily into conversation

nel whis then and long after under the pas- on subjects of general interest

, it toral care of the late Rev. William was evident that topics of a spiritual Button. In this society he honoure and experimental nature were most truter ably sustained the office of a dea: congenial to his taste; and be felt i diseipl con, and when, on account of bis disappointment and regret whenever removal to Hammersmith, le trans- a visit was paid, and such topics lo his ca ferred his connexion to the church were not introduced. He took a in that village, under the care of the deep interest in the progress of the

troly Rev. Thomas Uppadine, he served gospel, both at home and abroad;

mCbristia it usefully, in the same capacity, but his extensive acquaintance with till the period of his lamented de- ministers of his own denomination

wir hesitat rendered him most familiar with the Although the life of Mr. Day was state of religion in our own churches

, not diversified by striking changes, of these few men had more general

1 TOMISE or remarkable events, and therefore knowledge than be. His early as furnishes but little for an historical sociations at Wellington had famimemoir, there was much in his cha- liarized him with the labours and racter which deserves to be record- trials of ministers; he was, therefore, ed, to the honour of divine grace, prepared to sympathize with those and for the instruction of survivors. who are called to endure privations A few particulars, furnished for the and hardships, for the cause of Christ. most part by those who had the Hence, as soon as it was in his best opportunities of appreciating power, his house and his heart were his worth, we may be permitted to opened to receive the servants of the suhjoin.

Lord. Many who are now gone As a Christian, Mr. Day was dis- their rest, and many on their way tinguished for those excellences thither, have been refreshed by bis which make the individual respect- hospitality. For more than forly ed and beloved, where he is most years, his house in Newgate-street known. The intuence of pure and has been known by our ministering undefiled religion may truly be said brethren to contain the " prophet's * It pleased God to remove his beloved

chamber,” ever ready for their acpartner at an early period to a better commodation. From the beginning world, leaving him with two children, of the year to its close it was almost one of whom only (a daughter)

survives. always

occupied ; in many cases by In the year 1799 he was married to ministers with whom Mr. Day had Miss Ann Kingdon, a member of the church at Wellington, who, by his death, no previous acquaintance whatever; is left a widow,

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observe, that he had often proved timate the burden and the spares of the truth of that passage, Be mot unemployed time. In times like forgetful to entertain strangers, for the present, however, when such thereby some have entertained angels a variety of institutions claim the unawares. These friendly, services time and the active co-operation to the messengers of the churches of men of wealth and intelligence, are now terminated for ever; with honourable and pleasing many who have been his welcome ployment may soon be found for guests on earth, the venerable saint Those who are able and inclined to

now associated in the kingdom of quit the scenes of worldly occupa2his Father above; but are there not tion. And such a mode of spending

others, to whom the love of Christ the evening of life is surely among

would whisper, “Go thou, and do the most desirable that can be consom likewise?” The scripture speaketh ceived. gobie

not in vain, He that giveth a cup of Throughout life, Mr. Day main* Fok cold water to a disciple in the name tained a placid contentment, which

of a disciple, shall not lose his re- greatly adorned his character; and Tward.

it may be justly affirmed, that his In his commercial relations with 'unaffected humility, his Christian society, the conduct of Mr. Day was temper, his love to all good men, and

uniformly marked by uprightness his concern to promote the interests 2 and Christian simplicity. None who of the Redeemer's kingdom, well

had business to transact with him accorded with those views of divine ever hesitated to believe his word, truth which he had early been led

or suspected him of duplicity. to embrace. He loved the doctrines 1 What he said he meant, and what of the gospel, because they laid a

he promised he never failed to per- deep and firm foundation for Chrisform. Whether buying or selling, tian practice. To disregard these

he disdained to take advantage of would have been, in his view, to if another's ignorance or necessities; give up the most powerful motives

often remarking, that the principles to love and obedience. Thus, to of the gospel bound him to do to use an expression of his own, his others as he would they should do principles led him to work from life, to him ; and that the conscience of ihough not for life. On some points, no man could be void of offence, his opinions differed from those of who departs from this rule, The some of his bretbren, but be was habit of close application to busi- always ready to coucede to an opness, formed in early life, may ac. ponent the right of private judg. count for his continued attention to ment. As far as his strength perit after he bad realized a compe. mitted, he rejoiced to aid in every tency. On this subject, Mr. Day undertaking designed to promote was fully satisfied that he was in the the interests of true religion, and the path of duty; and it must be grant- spread of the gospel, not only by ed, that when professing Christians, his contributions, but by his perin independent circumstances, have sonal exertions. This was evident retired from active life, it has not in the church of which he was a always proved for their own advan- member, where his name was conlage, or for greater benefit to the nected with every good object; and church of God. Few persons, ac- by the efficient station be occupied, customed for a series of years to a during the latter years of bis life, aš regular succession of active pursuits, Treasurer of the Baptist Home Misare able beforehand accurately to es sionary Society--a Society whose in

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