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and the obstacles which impede its progress or efficiency. 3. To take measures for the extension and improvement of education in connexion with the Church of England throughout the diocese. 4. To bring into union with itself as many as possible of the schools existing in the diocese, on the terms adopted by the National Society. 5. To establish an effectual system of inspection and periodical examination of the schools in union with the board, with the concurrence of the managers of such schools, and under the sanction of the bishop.

“ N.B. With regard to the objects of the board, a peculiarity is to be observed, which distinguishes the diocese of London from the other dioceses of the kingdom. Two among the principal objects of the other diocesan boards are, Ist, To institute schools for the training of masters ; 2d, To establish, or take into union, middle or commercial schools. But in London, the former of these objects is about to be accomplished by the immediate establishment of a training institution, under the superintendence of the National Society; and the latter has been already in some measure accomplished by the Metropolitan Cominercial Institution, which has a central school in Rose Street, Soho, and local schools in union. bable, however, that one or both of these objects will hereafter be brought under the attention of the diocesan board, which will put itself in immediate communication with the committee of the Metropolitan Commercial Institution.

"V. That, in furtherance of its designs, it is desirable for the board, 1st, To promote the formation of local or district boards in different parts of the diocese, which shall be in connexion and communication with the general diocesan board. 2. To transmit a periodical report of the inquiries and transactions of the board so far as relates to the education of the poor; as also to invite the co-operation of other societies or institutions for education established in the diocese on the principles of the Church of England.”

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Mauritius.—Church of England, 1,3731. 12s. ; Rome, 25951.

Diocese of Quebec, Lower Canada.-Church of Eng. land, 45071. 158. 5d. ; Scotland, 2001.; Rome, 20004

Upper Canada.—Church of England, 74761. 15s. 10d.; Scotland, 14821. ; United Synod of Upper Canada, 8361. 6s. 8d. ; Rome, 16001.

Diocese of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia.—Church of England, 60741. 5s. 7d. ; Scotland, 751.

New Brunswick.-Church of England, 5411. 8s. 4d.; Scotland, 501. ; Church of Rome, 501.

Prince Edward's Island. - Church of England, 165l.

Newfoundland.—Church of England, 3921. 17s. 2d. ; Rome, 751.

Bermuda.-Church of England, 1815l. 2s. 8d.; Scotland, 661. 135. 4d.

Diocese of Jamaica, Jamaica.--Church of England, 36,6101. ; Scotland, 6831. 6s. 8d. ; Wesleyan, 5001. ; Baptist, 6001. ; Rome, 550l. ; Jews' synagogue, 10001.

Bahamas.-Church of England, 20871. 16s. 6d.; Scotland, 7001.

Diocese of Barbadoes, Barbadoes.-Church of England, 10,8661. 13s. 4d.

Grenada.-Church of England, 17851. 13s. 3d.
St. Vincent.-Church of England, 17361, Is. 8d.
Dominica.-Church of England, 4671. 15s.
Antigua.-Church of England, 43421.
Montserrat.-Church of England, 6601.
St. Christopher.-Church of England, 18801. 178. 6d.
Nevis.—Church of England, 1131.
Tortola and the Virgin Islands.—Church of England,
2501.

Trinidad. --Church of England, 1851. 10s. 10d. ;
Church of Rome, 32621.

Tobago.-Church of England, 7131.
St. Lucia.—Church of England, 4271. 15s.

British Guiana, district of Demerara and Essequibo.
-Church of England, 12,1181. 15s.; Dutch 5851, 14s. 4d.;
Scotland, 30291.; Rome, 13701. 5s. 8d.

British Guiana, District Berbice.-Church of England, 72907. 19s. ; Scotland, 17451. ; Rome, 5101, 5s. 8d.

Honduras.-Church of England, 9221. Os. 5d.

Diocese of Australia, New South Wales.-- Church of England, 85261. 78.; Scotland, 7007. ; Rome, 18301.

Van Diemen's Land.-Church of England, 49781. 4s.;
Scotland, 4001. ; Rome, 3001.

Western Australia.-Church of England, 3001.
South Australia.—Church of England, 2501.
Diocese of Calcutta, Ceylon. - Church of England,
73491. 11s.; Dutch, 4831, 8s.

St. Helena.-Church of England, 9461, 10s.

Colonial Ecclesiastical Establishments.-Returns made and laid before the House of Commons:

Gibraltar.--Church of England, 7451. 7s. 4d.; of Rome, 3001.

Malta.—Church of England, 8261. 178. 6d.
Ionian Islands.-Church of England, 685l.; Rome, 911.
Heligoland. -Church of England, 270..
Sierra Leone.—Church of England, 5861.
Bathurst, in the Gambia.—Church of England, 4001.

Cape of Good Hope.-Church of England, 2,3131. 15s.; Dutch, 55471. 2s. 2d.; Scotland, 2001. ; Wesleyan Minister, 751.; Rome, 2007.

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Ecclesiastical intelligence.

SEPTEMBER 1839.

Ordinations. ORDAINED BY Bp. of Chester, at Durham | By Bp. of Norwick, al Norwich Cathedral, By ABP. OP York, al Bishopsthorpe, Aug. 4. Cathedral, July 14.

July 21.

PRIESTS.
PRIESTS.

PRIESTS.

of Cambridge.-D. A. Beaufort, B.A. Jes.; Of Orford.-H. Le Grand Boyce, B.A.

of Oxford.-T. Batchelor, B.A. Magd. H.; C. H. Bromby, B. A. St. Jobn's; J. Deck, B.A. Worc.; J. H. Short, B.A. Mert.; W. White

R. J. Buller, B.A. Oriel; T. Halliwell, B.A. Christ's; H. Dowson, B.A. Pet.; A. Fitzherlegg, Queen's. New Inn H.; H. R. Surtees, St. Mary H.

bert, B.A. St. John's : R. Hildyard, B.A. of Cambridge.-T. S. Coles, B.A. C.C.C.;

of Cambridge.-T. Berney, B.A. St. John's; Trin.; J. Sabben, B.A. Queen's. F. Ensor, B.A. Downing; H. Finch, M.A.

of Durham.-J. H. Sutton, B.A. Univ. F. W. Harris, B.A. Trin.; R. T. Macintosh, Christ's; H. Howes, M.A., A. L. Irwin, M.A.

Literate.-B. L. Hargrave.
B.A., T. May, M.A. Cath. ; P. Maitland, B.A.
Caius; H. C. Knightly, B.A. Jesus ; G. Ma-

DEACONS.
St. Peter's; E. Smith, B.A. St. John's.
thias, B.A. St. John's; G. R. Medley, B.A.,

of 0.1 ford..-W. J. Newman, B.A. Oriel; J. of Dublin.-H. A. Ashe, B.A., E. Burton, W. J. Partridge, B.A. C.C.C.; C. Williams, Thompson, B.A. Linc.; T. B. Wright, B.A. B.A., E. B. Creek, B.A., T. Kirkbride, B.A. B.A. St. John's.

Wad. Trin.

of Cambridge.-J. Blow, B.A. St. John's ;

DBACONS. of St. Bees'.-T. Robinson.

M. D. Darrington, B.A. Emman.; J. W. of 0.xford.-E. H. Linzee, B. A. Ch. Ch.: E.

Holmes, B.A. Clare; H. Kettlewell, B.A.
DEACOX9.
B. Webster, B.A. Magd.; Hon. A. Wode.

Cath.; M. A. Lawton, B.A. Jes.; 8. Whitof 0.xford.-T. Crossfield, B.A. Queen's ; house, B.A. Ch. Ch.

taker, B.A. St. John's. R. Postlethwaite, B.A. St. Ed. Hall; P. RoOf Cambridge.---E. C. Alston, B.A., A. H.

of Dublin.-- H. Bradell, B.A., F. Webb, bin, B.A. Bray.; A. Woodland, B.A. Magd. Bellman, B.A. Caius; H. S. Drew, B.A. St. Trin. Of Cambridge.--C. Arnold, B.A.St. John's; John's; E. Gurdon, M.A. Trin.; F. J. Hare,

Of Durham.-J. Blair.
P. W. Copeman, B.A. Queen's ; J. S. Dixon,
B.A. Queen's; J. F. Holden, B.A. St. John's;

Lilerate.-P.T. Wilson,
R. Leggett, B.A. Caius; N. Meeres, St.
B.A. Magd.; J. Jones, B.A. C.C.C.; J. K.
John's; W. W. Poley, B.A. Queen's; J. I.

By BP. OF ST. ASAPI.
Kashaw, B.A., H. Power, B.A. St. John's ;
Smith, M.A., S. Smith, B.A. Trin.; J. D.

PRIEST8.
C. St. George, B.A., J. G. Venables, B.A. Je-

Of Oxford.-R. H. Jackson, M.A., R.Pughe, sus; 2. P. Vincent, B.A. Magd. ; 'J. Whist, Vickers, B.A. Pemb.

B.A. Jesus. B.A. Trin.

By BP. OF Ripox, al Ripon Cathedral, of Dublin.-M. Allan, B.A., W. Brewster,

of Cambridge.-A. Feacham, M.A. Trin.

July 28. B.A., F. Hooper, B.A., E. Luby. B.A., E.

PRIESTS.

of Oxford.H. P. Poulkes, B.A. Bal.; H. Luscombe, B.A., J. M'Gregor, B.A., F. Tegson, B.A., T. Whittaker, B.A.

of Oxford.-- 6. Elmhirst, B.A. Exet.; J. Jones, D. Jones, E. Smart, B.A., J. Willianis, Haigh, B.A. Queen's; J. Marryat, B.A. New

Jes.
By BP. OF HEREFORD, at Hereford Cathedral,
Inn H.; R. Ward, M.A. Oriel.

By. Br. OP KILLALOE.
July 21.
of Cambridge.-H. Bullivant, B.A. sid.; J.

PRIESTS.
L. Prost, B.A. Magd.; J. H. Gooch, M.A. H. Adair, D. Anderson, J. R. Chamley, J.
PRIESTS.

Trin.; W. King, B.A. St. John's; T. Pitts, Cuming, J. R. Dowse, R. J. Going, J. W.
Of Orford.-J. Barney, B.A. Magd.; G. L. B.A. Queen's; W. Richardson, B.A. St. Higinbotham, T. N. Irwin, C. J. Townsend,
Cartwright, M.A. Exet.; A. B. Handley, B.A. John's; W. Simpson, B.A. Queen's ; W. H. H. White.
Queen's; C. R. Pettat, B.A. Univ.; A. W. Swabe, B.A. Caius; W. W. Woodhouse, B.A.

DBACONS. Street, M.A. Pemb.; C. Whately, St. Mary H. Queen's.

E. Hallam, H. H. Holmes, T. Lyon, J. Ma-
of Cambridge.-E. A. Barker, B.A. Trin.; of Dublin.-J. Abbott. B.A., C. B. Batley, grath, R. M'Kee, J. J. Rowley, D. W. Trape,
L. Deedes, B.A. Emman.
B.A.

W. J. Williamson.
St. Dacid's, Lampeter.--I. Cumberland.
Of Durham.--J. A. P. Linakell, B.A.

By BP, OF DERNY.
DEACONS.

PRIE8T8.
DEACONS.

of Oxford.-A. Brown, B.A. Queen's; P. T. Blackwood, Lett. dim. Bp. Dorn and Oj Orford —R. W. Eyton, B.A. Ch. Ch.; J. Corke, B.A. Ball.; W. Milton, Worc.; R. St. Connor; P.J. Callanan; J. Cather; R. HempC. Harris, B.A. Worc.; M. Jeffrys, B.A. Bras.;

John Shirreff, B.A. Wad.; T. Ward, B.A. New hill, Lett. dim. Bp. O&sory; W. Reeves, Leit. C. W. 1. Jones, Oriel; D. J. Yonge, B.A. New Inn H.

dim. Down and Connor; H. T. Ringwood, Inn H.

of Cambridge.-T.W. Marshall, B.A. Trin.; Lett. dim. Bp. Dublin; R. Smyth; H. St. of Cambridge.-W. R. Arrowsmith, B.A. J. C. Wharton, B.A. Christ's.

George; W. Strong; W. S. Wilcocks. Trin.; G. Bainbridge, B.A. St. John's; 1. of Dublin.-W. Baxter, B.A., H. T. Dun

DEACONS. Bartlett, Queen's; M. G. Lamotte, M.A. Syd.; das, B.A., W. Moriarty, B.A.

W. P. Cleminger; G. Cuthbert; R. MaxG. J. Sayce, B.A. Christ's.

of Durham.-W. Weightman.

well; H. Smyth; W. J. Sproule; J. St. LauLampeter.-E. Jenkins.

Literate.-S. Gooch.

rence.

DEACONS.

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Ven. J. Strachan, D.D., Bishop of Toronto, Upper Canada.

Ven. A. G. Spencer, D.D., Bishop of Newfoundland.
Name.
Parish and County. Pop.

Pat.
Value. Namo. Parish and County.

Pop.
Pat.

Value,

West Peckham Atthill, W. (Reside Ceheg. Ch., Dean of Middlehami. S. Jones, E. {

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636 D. & C. Rochester •171

(V.), Kent
Edlingham (V.) c.

Lowe, T.
Leigh (V.), Lanc. 9032 Lord Lilford

263 Barnes, J. Bolton (C.), 469 D. & C. Durham.. 483

St. Luke's, Cheat-
Luke,

Trustees.
Northumb.

ham (P.C.) Braiken

St. Leonard's-on}Clevedon N. Ch. Somers.

Leslie, C. W. ridge, G. W.

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Sea (P.C.), Sussex.
Buck, H. R. Launcells (V.), Cornw. 847 L. W. Buck, Esq. . •181 Maskelyne, W. Hankerton (V.), Wilts . . Own Petition

.269 Coleridge,

Musgrave, J. D.

•120 } Thorverton,(V.), De r. 1445 D. & C. of Exeter. *507

} Colwall (R.), Hereford 909 Bp. of Hereford W. P.

Pearson, J. Stoke (V.), Kent 455 B. D. Duppa, Esq. 180 Cromwell, G. (Trinity Louth (P.C.),

Linc. Dalton, J.

(Trinity, Lambeth

Peat, J.
St. Issels (R.), Pemb. 1260 Ch. St. David's

(P.C.) Surrey Dollard, J. . Watford (V.), Herts. 5293 Earl of Ensex

.730
Pickford, F. { (1.), Linc.
Hagworthingham
} 597 Bp. of Ely

.536 Du Bouray, F. Lawhitton (R.), Cornw. 480 Bp. of Exeter •437 Ellis, w. Armin (P.C.), York. 567 Earl of Beverley

•74 Ratcliffe, T. Ely Chapel, London Trustees.
Henslowe,
Huish Episcopi c.

Scott, T. Paulton-le-Sands.
Langport (V.), 574 Adn. of Wells .210
E. P.

Sergison, W. Slaugham (R.), Suss. 740 Mrs. A. Sergisson. 282
Somerset

Stevens, J. {C1(R.), Bucks
Chesham Bois Don

157 Duke of Bedford • •117 King, St. Benedict's 1424 Parish

05 1 (P.C.), Norw. Ilbert, P. A. . Thurlestone, Devon 465 Mrs. A. Ilbert

321

York
Inge, J. R
St. Mary's (P.C.),

Wightwick, H. Brenulham (R.), Wilts 30 Lord Norwich 121
Portsmouth, Hants.

Wado, N. • {Sist. Luke's, Middlesex.

! 98 I Norwich

Williams, s. : Ciljewo, Carmarthen.

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Stuart, T. B. {Noron allerton (V.), } 3004 D. & C. Durham , *097

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Irwin, A. L. {stacole wicht's (R.), } 2167 Caius, Camb.

Cooke, R. K. mast. Rochdale Gram. School.

-Pat., Abp. Canterbury.
Marriott, c. princ. New Theological College,

Chichester.

Parke, M. chap. Ulverstone Union,
Richardson, H. chap. Leek Union.
Street, A. W. jun. prof. Bishop's Coll. Cal-

cutta.-Pat., Soc. Prop. Gosp.

Wallace, A. sen. mast. Broomsgrove Gram.

School.
West, A. W. preb. of Yagoc, St. Patrick's,

Dublin.

Clergymen deceased.
Barnes, T. R. late min. Disley Cheshire (Pat. Jorner, W., at Kirkdale, 62.
T. Leigh, Esq.), 30.

Jeston, H. rec. Aron Dassett (Pat. R. G. Jes-
Davison, E. P. cur. Trimdon, Durham (Pat. ton, Esq.).
W. Beckwith, Esq.), 79.

Lascelles, R. vic. Chishall, Essex (Pat. Bp.
Dubourdien, J. rec. Drumgooland and Drum London), 60.
ballyroney, Ireland, 86.

Lunn, F. vic. Butleigh, Somerset (Pat. Hon. Earle, C. H. at Baverstock, Wilts, 39.

and Rev. G. N. Greville).
Ellison, R. prebend. Wolverhampton; rec. Mansel, W. P. vic, Sandhurst and Ashel.

Slaugham and Southease, Suss. (Pat. Mrs. worth, Glouces. (Pat. Bishop of Glouc. and
A. Sergison), 70.

Bristol).
Folkes, J. of Welchpool.

Montague, J., at Gloucester.
Furey, J. vic. l'ording Bridge, Hants (Pat. Nelson, E. R. rec. Congham, Norfolk (Pat.
K. Coll., Camb ).

Heirs), 55.
Gould, R. F. vic Thorverton, Devon (Pat. D. Northcote, H. rec. Monk, Okehampton (Pat.
& C. of Exeter).

Sir S. Northcote), and p. c. Dowland, Dev. Hamilton, G. L. at Carew, Pembrokeshire (Pat., do.). (Pat. Bp. St. David's), 38.

Parsons, R. at Llansaintffraid. Hayes, E., at Manchester.

Ryder, T. R. vic. Ecclesfield, York (Pat. T.

Ryder, Esq.).
Tomkins, T. rec. of Chilton Canteloe (Pat. J.

Bragge, Esq.); and Thorn Falcon, Somers.

(Pat. E. and J. Batten, Esqrs.). Topping, J. vic. Leigh, Lanc. (Pat. Lord Lil

ford). Trollope, H. rec. Harrington (Pat. R. Cracroft,

Esq.); and of Brinkill, Linc. (Pat. do.). Vannett, mast. Knutsford Gram. School. Vickers, J. rec. Swapnington, Leic. (Pat.

Trin. H., Camb.); and vic. Wood Dalling,

Norf., 73.
Wanstall, E., at Basingstoke, 43.
Wynne, T. rec. St. Nicholas's, Hereford (Pat.

Lord Chanc.); and of Colwall, Herefordsh.
(Pat. Bp. of Hereford).

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5001. a-year has been placed at the disposal of the Bishop stations : – New South Wales : Rev. W. B. Clarke, M.A.,

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SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE EMPLOYMENT OF ADDITIONAL Cartier River, Lower Canada, 251.; Brantford, Lower

CURATES IN POPULOUS PLACES. Canada, 1001. ; Binbrook, Lake Ontario, 1001. ; Greenwich, Patron, her Majesty the Queen; presidents, his Grace New Brunswick, 501.; Lehave near Lunenburgh, Nova the Archbishop of Canterbury, his Grace the Archbishop Scotia, 25l. ; Sandys, Bermuda, 1001. ; Warwick, Bermuda, / of York.

The last statement which was laid before the subscribers report of its proceedings. While the events of the past and friends of this society contained the names of the year call forth devout thankfulness to Almighty God for parishes and districts to which grants for the current year manifold tokens of his favour and blessing, they awaken (97 in number) had been made ; and it was mentioned that feelings of chastened sorrow in reference to valuable the total sum so appropriated was 6,9151. A few extracts labourers removed to their heavenly rest. The present from the correspondence of some of the incumbents thus financial situation of the society is also a source of much assisted are appended to the report ; and they will be solicitude to the committee, as it tends to impede and read with interest, as exhibiting a specimen of the bene embarrass its operations at a moment when the most ficial results, which, by the Divine blessing, have even in encouraging opportunities of extending them are multithis short period ensued from the establishment of the plied. It is not to be concealed, moreover, that there Additional Curates' Fund. But the committee are now are signs in the present times of an aspect which bode chiefly desirous to draw attention to the present condition addition to the perplexities and difficulties always incident of the society. All the grants before mentioned expired to such a work as that in which the society is engaged. at Easter 1939. Previously to that period the committee On the other hand, the interest taken by the members of had inquired, by a circular letter, whether in each of these our Church in the great object of the society is enlarged, cases the aid of the Society was still necessary, or whether and the obligation on Protestants to impart to the heathen local contributions or other causes enabled any of its the Gospel of the grace of God is more extensively recoggrants to be withdrawn. From the return to this circular nised and more deeply felt. The path of duty to the it appears that five of their grants have been relinquished. society is, therefore, plain. Encouraged as the committee With regard to the remaining cases (so far as a return las are by the blessing which has for nearly forty years rested been received through the several bishops), it appears that on its labours of love and never, perliaps, in a larger a second grant from the society, to the saine annount as measure than in the past year — the call of Christian the former one, is urgently needed. Such second grant obligation is unequivocal and loud-Go forward !" the committee have accordingly felt themselves called The following important remarks occur near the end upon to make ; and the result is, that, including the sum

of the report:reserved to meet the cases froin which a return is still “Your committee, on reviewing the proceedings of the due, the society is pledged for the ensuing year to the past year, are anxious to draw the attention of the mempayment of a sum which amounts to within 1001. of its bers and friends of the society to the subject of the actual whole annual income, that income being at present 6,7001., progress making in the missionary cause. In some imand the aggregate of grants to 6,6001. While the entire

portant points, indeed, it is matter of deep regret to acknowresources of this society are thus unavoidably devoted to ledge that the work has been retarded, and, for a time at the continued wants of former applicants, no fewer than least, apparently extinguished. The committee refer more fifty-one new applications have been made for grants. especially to the Mediterranean and the South-East Africa Many of these cases are of a nature which renders it more missions. In these afflictive hinderances of the work, it than ordinarily painful to the committee to be unable to becomes us humbly to adore the inscrutable wisdonı of assist them. In some a new church is actually built, and God, who not unfrequently permits the wrath of man to its consecration and use only delayed for want of funds to prevail to a certain extent; while in the end he causes maintain a curate ; in others external aid is only asked

greater glory to redound to his name, and crowns the for a limited period, till local funds can be raised. Under exertions of his faithful and persevering servants with these circumstances, the committee, notwithstanding the more enlarged success. But, surveying the entire range of appropriation of this year's income, have resolved to offer

the society's operations, your committee feel that they are to such cases as the above, and a few others of the greatest bound to lift up the voice of gratitude and praise for the urgency, a temporary assistance. This they are enabled

manifest and varied blessings which attend those labours. to do, owing to the delay which took place in many of the For is it the simple and affectionate and effectual preachformer grants becoming payable, which has left in the ing of the Gospel that Christians contemplate, as an evisociety's hands the sum of 2,6001. They propose to dence that God is blessing his Church, whether at home apportion this sum to eleven parishes, in the way of an or abroad? or, is it the translation of the holy Scriptures, annual grant to each, if they continue entitled to it for

and of our liturgy, that encourages us with the prospect of three years, at the expiration of which period the whole

seeing congregations of faithful worshippers built up in sum will be exhausted. In the mean time it is hoped that

every part of the earth? Then--not to name other misin several of these places the benefit of the instruction sions with what delight may the members of the society and ordinances of the Church will have been sufficiently view the seeking-out of the scattered and lost sheep in felt to induce the inhabitants to make an effort to secure New Zealand ; and the in-gathering, and collecting into to themselves the continuance of so great a blessing. The regular folds, of the well-taught population of West Africa. committee are satisfied, and would strongly impress upon It is especially to be observed, that, during the past year, their friends, that the central society can only hope to your committee have received printed copies of the comrender extensively serviceable the resources with which it plete New Testament in the language of New Zealand. may be entrusted by strenuous local etforts being made in Even in New Holland also, in the barbarous tongue of the furtherance of its grants. And to enable such etforts to

aborigines, the prayers of our liturgy are offered up by the assume a better and more permanent form than that of

natives, who, three or four years ago, scarcely knew of precarious payments from year to year, the society will the existence of a God. Does the importance of sound always be ready to sacrifice a part of their funded capital Christian education fix at this time the hearts of all the in order to aid and encourage endowments. While the attached meinbers of the united Church of England and committee thus urge the necessity of local exertions, they Ireland ? On this subject your committee can gratefully do not forget that the circumstance of some districts is

record, that all the society's operations are governed by such as to present a barrier seemingly insurmountable to

the principle, that the education of the young ought to be their success: and they would therefore earnestly appeal

essentially Scriptural and Christian throughout. There is to the wealthy members of the Church, and to those who

not an institution, a seminary, or a school, in connexion find their spiritual wants amply provided for by the piety with the society, of which the Bible is not the foundation. of former days, to contribute to the relief of poor and In the institutions formed or forming in the three prepopulous parishies which have no such provision.... sidencies of ludia, and in Ceylon, and in the normal

W. J. RODBER, Secretary. schools in the West Indies, this principle of Scriptural 4 St. Martin's Place, July 1839.

education is becoming yet more fully developed, from the

arrangements being made by the society, that these estabCHURCII-MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

lishments should become the nurseries from which a native The report for 1838-9 has just been published, and ministry may be supplied. Closely allied to this subject contains much most valuable information. The decrease is another topic, upon which your communittee feel that in the society's funds is adverted to in the following there is ground of congratulation, nainely, the extension of expressive terms:

the advantages of episcopal authority and influence in * It is with feelings of deep and solemn interest that those regions wherein the missions of the society are the committee lay before the society the thirty-ninth situated. It is true, that no new diocese has, during the

past year, been created in foreign parts, though more than or business, in private carriages, or by coaches, or on the one be called for ; but the benefits of episcopal superin rail-roads ; and the general traffic of the country carried tendence have been, during this year, increasingly felt in on upon the canals and rivers by boats, and by waggons various parts, where dioceses, more or less new, had pre on the public roads. Still, the committee are continually viously existed: and your committee trust that the ad learning of some progress being made towards a better vantages of our Protestant episcopal relations will be yet state of things. more and more extended to every branch of the society's “ The number of publications issued by the society, operations. But the advances made by this society may during the past year, has been 64,950. The cash-account be estimated, not only by its visible success ;--progress in of the society, from the 81st of Dec. 1837, to the 31st of the affairs of the Church of Christ may likewise, to a cer December 1838, stands thus: the sum of 5531. 38. has been tain degree, be calculated by observing those re-acting received, and the payments have amounted to 4711. 195. powers, which are quickened to purposes of greater evil, 9d. ; leaving a balance in the hands of the treasurer of by the very success which attends the propagation of the 811. 38. 3d. The society is, however, under engagements Gospel in these modern times. Two such counteracting to the amount of 5431. 11s. 6d. The committee must powers-infidelity and popery-have long been seen put again appeal, as they have done in their former reports, to ting forth their baneful energies in Europe. With respect the liberality of their friends. At no time have the funds to infidelity, it has not as yet, in an overt way, in foreign of the society been equal to the demands made upon it; countries thwarted the operations of this society. But its usefulness has been much curtailed from this cause, popery has assumed—and that especially during the past and its expenses are now much increased by the employ. year-an attitude of direct and undisguised hostility to ment of a secretary. Carefully avoiding, as the committee the cause of Protestant missions. Your committee advert have done, every unnecessary expense, and believing that to this truly afflicting state of things, as giving an indirect they have used the funds entrusted to them with care, but certain proof that the labours of this society were in a they appeal with confidence to the Christian liberality of course of successful progress. For it is an axiom esta the public, and trust that they shall receive that assistance blished by the history of the Gospel, that wherever the which may enable them to meet with promptness every soil has been best cultivated, and wherever the hopes of a proper application made to them for help. The comfuture harvest are most promising, there the enemy will be mittee will employ the beautiful and appropriate language the most busy in sowing tares. The very activity of Rome, of the late Dr. M'Cree, as a conclusion to their report. therefore, now so prominently brought to view before all The Sabbath is the wisest and most beneficent, as well as the world, is an attestation to the progress of the propaga the most ancient, institute of heaven; the first gift which tion of the pure Gospel. It is clearly a time, therefore, God conferred on our newly created parents, and by which for this society to call on all its members fervently to he continues to testify at once his care for our bodies and adhere to those great Christian principles from which the our spirits, by providing relaxations for the one, and reblessing of God may be expected in the proceedings of freshment for the other ; the joint memorial of creation this institution. To know nothing but Jesus Christ and and redemption ; the token of God's recidence on earth, him crucified, has hitherto, the committee humbly trust, and the earnest of man's elevation to heaven; an institute been the rule of the labours of the society. Is it, they which blends together, like the colours of the rainbow, would ask, a time to depart from that principle ? Should itself a sacred emblem, recollections of the innocence of we not rather implore help from above, that the knowledge our primeval state, and the grace of our recovery, with and love of the doctrines of grace may be yet more deeply | anticipations of the glory to which we are called ; an established in the hearts of all who labour in this cause? institute in the observance of which we feel ourselves Should we not especially pray that our missionaries may associated, not only with all who in every region, yea, on be preserved from all false doctrine--that they may, in every sea, believe in the same Saviour; but also with holy scenes of danger, be delivered from unreasonable and men, apostles, prophets, and patriarchs in every age, since wicked men-that the Lord would deliver them from every men began to call on the name of the Lord;' nay, in evil work, and cause his word to have free course and be which we are raised to communion with the Father of our glorified through their labours ?"

spirits; and by resting with him on the seventh day, It is gratifying to be enabled to state, that, by the extra receive his sacred pledge, that in labouring and doing all exertions of the friends of the society, there is every reason our work on the six days, we shall have that blessing to hope that the deficiency adverted to will be fully met. which alone maketh rich, and addeth no sorrow.'" A more detailed statement of the proceedings will appear in the next Register.

COMMITTEE FOR THE RELIEF OP THE WALDENSES OF

PIEDMONT.

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE DUE OBSERVANCE OF

This committee, instituted in 1824, headed by his Grace THE LORD'S DAY.

the Archbishop of Canterbury, held a meeting on the Sth The eighth report has just been published ; annexed of March, 1839, when the Rev. Dr. Gilly, secretary, stated, to which is a valuable sermon, preached at the anniversary, that during a visit to the Protestant valleys of Piedmont, by the Rev. R. Burgess, B.D.; rector of Upper Chelsea, in June 1837, he had examined the institutions of the on Nehemiah, xiii. 16-18.

Vaudois, in which the committee take an interest, and “ In every annual report since the formation of the so had found them in a satisfactory condition, with the exciety, the committee have expressed their belief that its ception of one of the girls' schools, which had been suslabours have, under the blessing of God, been attended pended for want of a mistress sufficiently qualified to with good ; they have to acknowledge with gratitude their undertake the duties of it. The hospital at La Tour confull conviction, that on no previous year has that blessing tinues under excellent management: and during a late rested upon their exertions more than upon those of the season of distress and sickness, it administered succour past. It is true, that from a more enlarged correspond to many who must otherwise have perished. The adence during the past year, the committee have learned missions last year amounted to 109. At Pomaret a nem with greater accuracy the fearful extent of the profanation building has been constructed for the reception of patients of the Lord's day throughout our population. They are from the Valley of St. Martin, and the Vaudois have not not able to report such a great and visible alteration for two asylums for the relief of the indigent sick, supported, the better as might attract general observation : on the in part, by contributions from England; whereas, previously contrary, they have still to lament, as in their former to the establishment of the committee, they had not one. reports, the large number of shops kept open in every The college of the Holy Trinity at La Tour, founded and description of trade; the employment of artisans in manu endowed by private individuals, under the trusteeship of factories; the same extensive circulation of newspapers ; Dr. Gilly, is completed, the first stone having been laid in the crowded state of the beer-shops and public-houses ; August 1835; and the library is receiving donations in the number of the better classes of society who frequent books from this country, which will greatly contribute to the Parks and the Zoological Gardens in London, and the advancement of the theological education of the young the news-rooms and gardens of pleasure in our country men intended for the ministry. But in order to render towns; the large number of steam and other boats upon this new foundation effective, it was necessary to make our navigable rivers ; the travelling, either for pleasure very considerable improvements in the elementary instruo

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