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Conference with Clergy Mission Society Hull Bible Societies.. Baptist Mission in

to Africa and East . . Case of Persecution Bengal

391_-394

in Kent.. East Indies • Death of Mr. Pue. Apr.--Spain : Victory of Albuera..
Desgrau ges. • Mission to Rangoon • • Şuş. France: Annual Exposée .. Great Britain :

day School Society

259-263 Duke of York; Military Flogging; Trini-
Pub. Arr. --- Evacuation of Portugal by dad, &c. &c.; King's Health; Sir E. Bur-

French. · Horrors in their Retreat. Badas dett v. Colman, &c.; Engagement with

jos.. Campo Mayor · Aid to Portuguese .. American Frigate; Condemnation of Ame.

Spanish Army. Holland .. Baltic.. De-

rican Ships'.

396-399

fence of Aubolt..Sweden..Great Britain :
Exchequer Bills ; Consolidated Fund;

NUMBER VII.
King's Health; Bullion Committee; Chan- Relig. Com. -- Collation of N. T. with

cellorship of Cambridge, &c. 264–267 LXX.. On the Numbers 2300 and 1260..
Obit.-Father's Account of his Child .. Rev. Letter of Mr. Biddulpla

Sermon, op
Miles Atkinson of Leeds . 267-272 2 Cor. v. 10...Duty of Ministers, &c.

Conduct of Wives of Clergymen .. Ordi-
NUMBER V.

nation of Missionaries Wesleyan Me

RELIG. Com.-Introduction of Christianity thodists

401-418

into Britain by St. Paul..

Talib in Reply Miscel.-Duty and Mode of making ?

to Faber. . Collation of N. T. with LXX... Will.. Integrity of the Syriac Scriptures.

Serwon, on Philip. ii. 12... Conduct to be Thoughts on Reform in Parliament....

pursued by Ministers, &c. ..Sopater's Vin-

419-426

dication

•273—292 Rev. or-Report of African Institution.

MISCEL,-Yeates on Hebrew N. T... Work Horne's Sermon on Missions. . 428-451

for Westminster School .. Country Clergy- LIT, AND PHIL. INTEL.-Oxford. Cam.

man's Wife. . Parish Schools in Ireland..

bridge Installation Chancery .. Iron

Complaint of an uncrimped Skate.. Masts, &c. • Italy: City of Veii, &c.:
293–297

453-455

Rey, 08- -Wainewright's Sermon .. Simeon's Relig. INTEL.–United Brethren. -Baptist

Christ Crucitied .. Buchanan's Christian Mission in Bengal . . Eclectic Review ..
Researches

299–310 French General Council.. American Ro-
LIT. AND PHIL. INTEL:- Lancastrian Sys- man Catholic Bishops 455462
tem of Education.. Dr. Buchanan's Visit Pub. AFF.- France : Exposée .. Spain

to Palestine.. France ..320-32% Great Britain : Bank Notes; Prorogation,

RELIG. INTBL.- British and Foreign Bible &c. ••United States. • East Indies.. 468

Society.. Uxbridge, Leicester, and Dum-

-465

fries Bible Societies.. Mission Society to Dert.Mrs. Hodson of Carlisle .. Account

Africa and the East. · Edinburgh Magda- of Lady Gordon....

465–468

len Asylum.. Baptist Mission in Bengal,:

323-326

NUMBER VIII,
PUB. Ařf.Spain and Portugal .: Great Relig. Com.--Rev. G. Herbert.. Remarks
Britain'; Bullion Committee; Lord Sid. on Luke xxi. 12, and Rom. i. 17.. Iinita.
mouth’s Bill; Slave Trade; Lord Wel. tion of the Love of Christ.. Sermon, on

lington, &c. &c.

327-329 Phil. i. 21 .• Prayer of Mother on Loss of
OBIT.-Mr. Basil Owen Wood.. Michael Children.. On the Phrase "a Title to

Daintry, Esq.
329-334 Heaven."

469-484

MISCEL.-Popularity of Evangelical preach-

NUMBER VI.

ing.. Duty and Mode of making a Will..

Relio. Com.-Talib' in Reply to Faber.

484498

Collation of N, T. with LXX... Matt. xxiv. Rev, 07- Remains of Meikle..Crabbe's Bo.

Mark xiii. Luke xxi.. Sermon, on Galat, tough.. Bidlake's Discourses.. 496—519

vi. 10... Case of Persons relapsing juto, LIT. AND Phil Intel-Chancellor's Fees,

Sin.. The Sect of the Non-doers. 337 &c... Vaccination ..Sons of Earl Grosve.

--352 nor and Sir H. Martin, &c. . . 521-529

MISCEL-Error in Dr. Paley's Evidenceg.: Relig. INTEL.–British and Foreign Bibie

Sect of the Wahabees. Sir W. Scott's Society..Sussex and Aberdeen Bible So-

Judgment, Cox v. Gooday.... 355-360. cieties. Missions to Africa and the East.,

Rev. 05-Buchanan's Researches •• Coo- African and Asiatic Society.. Schools in

per's Sermons, Vol.II.. Earl Harrowby on the Isle of Man..

524-531

State of Clergy

363–380 Pub. AFF.-Spain .. Portugal Russia

LIT. AND Phil. Intel. - Cambridge America. Great Britain : King's Health;

Grain imported.. Criminal Convictions..

Ireland..

531, 532

Cloths .. Vaccination :: Queen Anne's

Bounty, &c.

389, 390

NUMBER IX.

Relig. Intel Irish Seminary for School- RELIG. Con.--Rev. G. Herbert..Matt. xi.

masters.. New South Wales.. Mission Sci- 12, 13...On Genesis xxv. 31. •Duty of a
ciety to Africa and the East., Montrose and Minister, &c. Sermon, on 1 Thess. ii. 14

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Conduct in domestic Life a Test. •533 LIT. AND Pært. Intel-Great Britain:

-549 Herculaneum Manuscripts; Bibles to Poor;
Wiscel-Editions of Hebrew Bible. Right Athens; Westmoreland ; Oxford; Cam-

of Disseniers to Burial. Union of Tutor bridge, &c... North America: Cherokees
and Minister.. Union of Clergy man and .. Azores : New Island formed 722-724
For-bunter. • Importance of strict Exami. Rei. INTEL.—British and Foreign Bible So-
nation of Candidates for Orders cxemplified ciety. • Naval and Military Bible Society

- State of Religion in Formosa 552—558 ..The National Society for Education of
Rev. of Mrs. H. More's Practical Piety.. Poor

725_729
The Bishop of Lincoln's Refutation of PUB. AFF.—Spain : General Hill; Fall of
Calvinism...

......5594579 Saguntum; loquisition, &c...Caraccas..

RELIG, INTEL.–British and Foreign Bible Bonaparte ..Great Britain: King's Health;

Society..Mission Society to Africa and the Catholic Delegates; Riots at Nottingham;

East.Quaker's Yearly Epistle. • Jamaica; Regimental Schools, &c. • 730, 731

persecuting Law

596-601 ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.... 73%

Pče. Art.-Lord Wellington, Fall of Fi.

goeras. Deseat of Spaniards.. France..

NUMBER XII.

United States - Great Britain : King's Relig. Com.—The Triumphant Christian..

Health; Capture of Vessels on French Genealogies of our Saviour..On Rom. i.

Coast; Action off Boulogne, and in the 17... Sermon, on Acts xxvi. 22... Little

Bay of Naples, &c.... 603, 604 Success of the Gospel.. Ministerial Office

733–748

NUMBER X.

MISCEL._Union of Minister and Tutor

Relis. Con.—Mr. J. R. Gilpin. .On Mat- Journal from Lisbon to Coimbra..750-759

thew vi. 93, and On Rom. ix. 3... Sermon, Rev.or-Pratt's Life and Works of Cecil..

ca Matt. xi. 2–6... brief View of the Letters on State of Church. 759–778

Lord's Supper. Mr. Joseph Mede on Re- Lit. and Phil. Intel.-Great Britain :

generation

605-621 Cambridge; New Custom-house, London

Miscel-On Education of Youth.. Popu- .. France: New Edition of Homer. • Italy:

larity of Evangelical Preaching. • Account Herculaneum Manuscripts. • East Indies :

of Eleazar Count of Arian. Early At- Works of Confucius

.795

tempts for the Conversion of the Jews in Relig. INTEL.Cambridge Bible Society:
England ..Hymns for Sundays in Advent Letter of Right Hon. N. Vansittart. . Beds
.. Epitaph of Mr. B.O. Wood, by bim- fordshire Bible Society. Speech of Mr.

self:

622-631 Whitbread

797–799

Rev. 03-Select Homilies .. Sarah New. Pub. AFF.-Spain and Portugal : Girard's

mar's Poems .. Martyn's Appeal for Defeat ; Godinot's Suicide ; Valencia,

900,000 Christians in India .. 632–649 Catalonia, Arragon, &c.: Rio Plata..

LIT. AND Pail. ISTEL — Great Britain : United States: President's Message ; Af

Eau Medicinale; Population of London, fair of Chesapeake; Orders in Council,

Edinburgh, and Glasgow ; New Docks; &c... Java : Capture of Batavia, &c...

Iron Cables; Brewery ; Parsonage-houses, Great Britain : King's Health ; Ireland;

&c... Italy. Herculaneum MSS... Popu- Mr. Walsh; Murders, &c.....801-808

lation of United States ...... 654-656

Relig. INTEL. - British and Foreign Bible

APPENDIX.

Society .. Edinburgh Bible Society..NorCambridge Auxiliary Bible Society -
folk Bible Society.. High Wycombe Bible Speeches of Earl Hardwicke; Lord F.
Society .. Education of Poor. • Methodists Osborne; Mr. Owen; Mr. Steinkopff;

.. Parish Registers..China .. 662—666 Mr. Hughes; Dr. Clarke ; Mr. Farish;

Puz. AFF. - Spain - Spanish America .. Mr. Hollick; Mr. Simeon; Mr. Yorke;

France. Sicily - United States Great the Dean of Carlisle; Mr. Dealery ; Mr.

Britain : King's Health; Appointments; Owen; and Mr. Edwards Reflections

Orders in Council ; Revenue, &c. 666,

805-825

667 Memoir of Captain Paul Cuffee. . Parochial

NUMBER XI.

RELIG. Cox.-Mr. J. R. Gilpin. . Ministers

Registers . . Baptism of Dissenters.. Bio-

graphia Evangelica ..Quakers and Tythes

preaching Jesus Christ.. Sernion, on Luke Bristol Church-of-England Tract So-

ii

. 2...N-& on the Duty of a Minister, ciety.......

...825-837

&c.

... 669-686 Relig. INTEL. London Missionary So-

MISCEL:-On the Education of Youth.. ciety's Report.. British and Foreign Bible

Death-bed of a modern Freethinker.. Society .. Suffolk Auxiliary Bible Society
Hymns : Christmas ; Sunday after ; Epi- Society for Support of Gaelic Schools

plans; and Innocents

' Day' 687-697

838–850

liv.or-Life of Bishop of London. Letters ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.... 851

on State of Churcb. Buchanan's Waters of Index to the Essays,&c.; Reviews; Names;

Besbesda ..

698-720 Texts; and Signatures

853_-860

CHRISTIAN OBSERVER.

No. 109.)

JANUARY, 1811.

[No. 1. Vol. X.

RELIGIOUS COMMUNICATIONS.

EXTRACTS FROM THE CORRESPOND

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small advantage from these pieces, ENCE OF THE FIRST PROTESTANT whenever they come to be better MISSIONARIES TO INDIA.

known in India*. (Coatinued from Vol. 1X. p. 738.)

“We continue, with all possible

care, the translation of the Old Tessow send you a continuation of

tament, into both the Malabarian the correspondence of the Mis- and Portuguese languages; and, by sionaries Ziegenbalgh and Grundler, the Divine assistance,we have finishwith the Society for promoting ed the translation of the first Book Christian Knowledge.

of Moses, in both the said languages. Tranquebar, Jan. 3,1714.-" Hav

“May God Almighty prosper our ing finished the impression of two labours by his heavenly blessing, Malabarian treatises, we immediately and grant that his holy word, like in the same language, and have tered among these nations, to prea in the same language, and have an incorruptible seed, may be scatwrought it off to the fourteenth chap.

serve them from eternal destructer of St. Matthew. We have en

tion!closed copies of both treatises. That

“The children of our schools were in octavo is intitled • The Abomina- increased to the number of ninetytior of Paganism*, and the Way for Pagans to be saved! The other con- off by death, they have exchanged

two: but some of them being taken tains. The chief Points of the Cate, this life for a better ; so that the chism, and the Methnd of Salvation,

number of children of both sexes for the use of catechumens and child

amounts at present to eighty-five. dren in the schools. The last, in 4to. contains the first fourteen chapters and that many at least will

We hope they grow daily in grace,

prove of the Gospel of St. Matthew. By salt among their brethren in India. reason we were not provided with a They learn the sacred truths of scripsufficient number of letters in the

ture, not as a mere historical knowMalabarian tongue, we could cast off but very few copies. This de. ledge, void of spiritual life and affecfect however has, for these three the Apostle requireth) is according

tion; but as a doctrine, which (as months past, been wholly supplied 10 godliness, and which must needs by our founder. The two first trea

be attended with an experimental tises, just meationed, we have intro- knowledge in faith and practice. duced into some of the Malabarian

This we speak chiefly with respect schools: others of them we have

to many

of our Malabarian scholars, dispersed among the Heathen, as

who outstrip the Portuguese and occasion offered, and sent them to

Danes, not only in knowledge and divers places upon the coast of Coromnandel. Sometimes the Heathen probity, but also in prayer, and in have asked for them theniselves.

meditating on the divine word.

“In the three last months, we have We are confident they will reap no received nine members by baptism

• You will recollect the clamour which into the bosom of the Church; whom was occasioned two or three years ago by a similar publication of the Missionaries in We trust they continue to be printed Bengal.

and circulated by the Society. Christ. Oesery. No, 109,

B

as

(as far as their advanced years, and ther with the sum of 701. English in some a decrepit age, will permit) money, collected by you for the bewe endeavour to bring up more and nefit of this Mission, and transmitted more in the true spirit of Christianity, for our assistance here, we receive that so the image of Satan may be with the highest gratitude; humbly , destroyed in the hearts of the Pa- beseeching the most gracious God gans, and the image of God be re- to reward the bounty of the benefacnewed in its stead.

tors with a plentiful return of hea“We have herewith sent you a short venly riches. System of Divinity, summed up in “Asto what concerns in particular, thirty-four heads or articles. It is most worthy gentlemen, the intimawritten on leaves, in the Malabarian tion about the commandment against manner, and we hope you will allow idolatry, we have placed it in our it a place in your library.

calechism, page 16. But in such a “As to our temporal concerns, our manner, as to serve for a fuller exstraits are now more pressing than planation of the first commandment they have ever been before ; and if in the Decalogue. Besides this, we God does not become a present help inculcate this precept against idolatry in this want, the help of man seems with all possible diligence, and render very remote as yet, since no Danish as contemptible as we can, the idolatry ship is arrived, by which we might and polytheisna of the Pagans." expect some relief. May the Al- “As to what relates to party-namen mighty support and comfort us with or distinctions, the Divine Wisdom, his favour, especially wherfour ene- which is without partiality, has mies, by reason of those difficulties, taught us to abhor them. Our schodo boast, that this work will come to lars know not so much as the bare nothing at last, and, as much as in pame of Luther or Calvin: but as them lies, endeavour to stop the for the name of Popery and Papist, stream of other people's beneficence. it is every where known in India,

“We beseech you tlierefore, most by reason of the vast number of worthy patrons, with all possible Papists who wander about in this earnestness, that that helping hand country; being abandoned both ta which

you have hitherto so piously the grossest darkness and ignorance, lent to this work, may be also con- and to the most scandalous vices and tinued hereafter for our support and practices. encouragement, in so weighty an “When we ask our scholars, wlias undertaking: particularly (since it religion they are of? They answer, is your endeavour, as well as ours), we are Tschettiawedakarer; i. e. that the knowledge of Jesus Christ Christians bound to observe the trumay be planted in the uncultivated ly divine law; the word law being hearts of the Heathen.

taken ip that comprehensive sense, “May God Almighty preserve you whereby it contains in it both the by his divine providence, that you Law and the Gospel. After all, we may long continue to promote the assure

that we allow of no partysaving truth that is in Jesus!” names to be used, either in the Mia

Tranquebur, Sept. 27, 1714.- labarian or Portuguese pulpit: and “ Those things which you judged ne. we design to be equally cautious in cessary to write to us about the 21th the books we shall happen to print*. of December 1713, did safely come “As it is no small grief unto us, to our hands upon the coast of Coro

I should like to have had access to mandel, the yela of August 1714, the letter of the Society to which this is a where we received, with the profound

reply; because I infer, from the tenor of the est respect, the counsels and paternal reply, that it must have been a model of instructions you have been pleased christian candour and charity. Some memto give us.

bers of the Society might peruse it with "The usual present of books, toge- profit.

you

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