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The thanks of the Board were voted to ll for the postage of letters, the past year, was the pastors and trustees of the churches, in | about $550, and that very little of this was which public services were held during the occasioned by the foreign correspondencesession, and for the use of the room in the letters to missions and countries beyond which the meeting was held for the transac sea being nearly all sent from the port of tion of business; and also to the individuals Boston, and the greater part received from and families in the city, to whom the mem them by private conveyance, or first debers were under obligation for their hospi- || posited in the Boston post office. tality and kindness.

The “Laws and Regulations," reported The next meeting is to be held in the by the Prudential Committee and adopted city of Philadelphia, on the third Wednes- by the Board, embody many results of exday of September, 1833, at 10, A. M.perience in the conduct of missions among Dr. McAuley is the preacher for the occa

the heathen, acquired during the twenty sion, and Dr. McMurray his substitute. 1 years past. They form a part of the apThe members of the Board residing in that pendix to the Report. city are a committee to make the necessary arrangements for the meeting.

Death of Mr. Hervey. Perhaps there never has been a meeting | God, in his mysterious providence, has been of the Board, at which the spirit exhibited throughout was more in unison with the

pleased to make another inroad upon this misgreat object for which the Board exists. | sion. The Rev. William Hervey, a missionary The same gracious influence from on high of very great promise, was suddenly cut down at was manifestly present, which had crowned Ahmednuggur, the new station, by cholera, on the year with loving kindness and tender

the 13th of May last; a little more than a year mercy. And when the business of the

after the death of a beloved and very estimable session was nearly completed, and a series of resolutions were presented—recognising

wife. They have left an orphan child.- A more the institutions of learning established in particular account of this afflictive dispensation Ceylon and the Sandwich Islands, the ap will be given in the next number. pointment of general agents for different sections of our own extended country, the goodness of God in the liberal benefactions of the churches, and the duty of the Pru- On the 28th of September, Mr. Ira Tracy, laledential Committee to go forward in their ly of the Theological Seminary, Andover, was work without fear, trusting in the power ordained as a missionary of the Board, at White and grace of Christ,the benevolent feel: | River Village, Vt. The sermon on the occasion ing, which had been gathering, strength during the meeting, broke forth in strains

was preached by the Rev. Joseph Tracy, editor of touching eloquence. The speakers on of the Vermont Chronicle, from Exodus xx. 4–6. that occasion were Drs. Beecher, McAuley, Mr. Tracy is expected to embark for some and Edwards, the Hon. Mr. Frelinghuysen, part of southeastern Asia, during the ensuing and Rev. Mr. Patten; and others were

spring prevented from speaking only by want of

Mr. Ashur Bliss, also of the Andover TheoThe responsibilities, cares, and labors in logical Seminary, was ordained as a missionary the department of correspondence have be of the Board, at Thetford, (Post Mills,] Vi. come so numerous, that the Board thought || September 25th. Sermon by Rev. Joseph Tracy, it necessary to introduce a new organiza-l from Proverbs xxix. 18. Mr. Bliss has already tion, and appointed three co-ordinate Secretaries, each with his separate sphere of proceeded to Cattaraugus, a mission in the state duty, for which he is responsible to the

of New York. Prudential Committee. The domestic cor Mr Lowell Smith, recently from the Theologirespondence, including the general super-cal Seminary, Auburn, and about to proceed as intendence of agencies, and the visiting of a missionary of the Board to the Sandwich theological seminaries, and meetings of ecclesiastical bodies the foreign corres

Islands, was ordained at Heath, Mass. October pondence---and the correspondence with

3d. The sermon was preached by the Rev. Mr. missions among the Indians, with the edit- Gridley, Williamstown. ing of the Missionary Herald;—form the Mr. Henry Lyman, recently from the Andover general outline in the distribution of par- Seminary, and destined as a foreign missionary ticular duties: but there will be many du to some part of southeastern Asia, was ordained ties common to the three, and each will of

at Northampton, October 11th. course assist the others as there shall be occasion. Some idea may be formed of the Rev. President Humphrey, of Amherst College, amount of labor necessary at the Missionary

from 2 Timothy, ii. 3. Rooms, in the correspondence alone, when

Mr. Benjamin W. Parker, lately from the Ana it is stated that the sum paid by the Board || dover Theological Seminary, was ordained as a


Sermon by


ner, 'I'r.

missionary of the Board, at Reading, (S. Parish) || 10th. The reports were read, as usual. AdMass. on the 13th of September. Rev. Professor

dresses were made by Rev. Jobn Maltby, and Emerson, of Andover, preached the sermon on

Mr. Henry Lyman, destined to southeastern

Asia, as a missionary, both being present as a the occasion, from Hebrews, xii. 2. Mr. Parker deputation from the Board.—Rev. Daniel Cros. is expected to embark soon for the Sandwich | by, Conway, Secretary. Islands.

The Auxiliary of Northampton and Vicinity Mr. Samuel Munson, recently from the Ando

held its twentieth annual meeting at Northamp

ton, October 11th. After the customary reports, ver Theological Seminary, was ordained as a addresses were delivered by Rev. Mr. Maliby, missionary of the Board at Orleans, Mass. Octo and Mr. Lyman,

who were present as a deputaber 10th. Sermon by Rev. Mr. Fisk, of Marsh- ' tion from the Board.—Daniel Stebbins, Esq., pee. Mr. Munson is destined to a new mission

Northampton, Secretary.

The Auriliary of Humden County held its to be formed in southeastern Asia,

eighth annual meeting October 12th, al Springs

field. The reports of the seeretary and treasANNIVERSARIES OF AUXILIARIES.

urer were presented; after which ihe meeting

was addressed by the deputation of the Board, VERMONT.--The Auriliary of Windham

Rev. Mr. Maltby, and Mr. Lyman.-Rev. Dorus County held its seventh annual meeting at Wil

Clark, Blandford, Secretary. mington, September 26th. A missionary sermon was preached by Rev. Ira Tracy, destined as a missionary to China. After this the secretary's

Donations, report was read, and the audience addressed by Rev. John Nelson, deputation from the Board,

FROM SEPTEMBER 16TH, TO OCTOBER 15TR, and Mr. Tracy. Rev. I. L. Stark, West Brat

INCLUSIVE. tleborough, Secretary. The Auxiliary of Windsor County held its

1. AUXILIARY SOCIETIES. seventh annual meeting at White River Village, September 28th. The exercises consisted of the

Addison co. Vt. E. Brewster, Tr. reports of the secretary and treasurer, and ad

Bridport, E. Crofont, for the

15 00
dresses from Rev. John Nelson, deputation from Salisbury, Mon. con. 1,25; E.
the Board, Rev. Ashur Bliss, destined as a mis-

2 25 sionary to Indians in the state of New York, Vergennes, Mrs. P. 8. for ed. and Mr. 'Tracy. A collection of 826, in addition hea. child,

1 75—1900 to gold ornaments of several dollars valne was

Colchester and dic. Ct. W. T. Turtaken up.-Rev. John Richards, Windsor,


43 Secretary; Rev. Joseph Tracy, Windsor,

Colchester, Gent. 39,74;la, 20,95; Treasurer.

mon. con. 19,36;

80 05 The Auriliary of Orange County held its

Lebanon, Goshen, Gent. 44,20;
la. 40,21;

84 41 second annual meeting at Corinth, October 2d.

Exeter, Gept, and la

20 17-185 06 The exercises consisted, in addition to the usual

Essez co. Ms. J. Adams, Tr. reports, of addresses from the Rev. Mr. Tracy,

Salem, Mon. con. in S. 80.

5.00 and Rev. Mr. Bliss, and several members of the Essez co. North, Ms. J. 8. Pearson, auxiliary. A deep interest was manifested in Tr. the objects of the meeting.–Rev. Calvin Noble, Bradford, E. par. Gent. 9,29; la.


23 22 Chelsea, Secretary.

W. par. La.

50 00 The Auxiliary of Washington County held

Byfield, Gent. 25,65; la. 17,15; 42 80 its seventh annual meeting at Plainfield. Mr. Newbury, Ist par. Gent. 42,28;

79 98 Tracy preached a sermon, and both he and Mr.

Ja, 37,70;
Bliss subsequently addressed the meeting. West Newbary, Gent.

1800-914 00

Essez co. N.J., T. Frelinghuysen, Rev. S. McKeen, Bradford, Secretary.


307 37 NEW HAMPSHIRE.—The Auxiliary of Ches- | Fairfield co. East, at. S. Sterling, hire County held its fifth annual meeting at Tr. Stoddard, October 11th. Reports were present

Stratford, La. of cong. chh. and

80, to constitute the Rev. ed by the secretary and treasurer, and the meet

FREDERICK W. CHAPMAN an ing was addressed by the Rev. Jacob Scales,

Member of

the deputation from the Board, and Mr. Tracy.


5000 Rev, Z. S. Barstow, Keene, Secretary.

Farmington and vic. Ct. M.

Cowles, Tr. MASSACHUSETTS.-The Southern Auxiliary

Avon, East, Gent. 30,80; la. of Essex County held its fifth annual meeting at


47 96 the Rev. Mr. Oliphant's Meeting-house in Bev

West, Gent. 18,31; Ja. 7,87;

26 18 erly, October 10ih. The reports of the secretary Bristol, Gent. 79,83; la. 58,80;.

138 63 and treasurer were read as usual; by the latter Burlington, Gent. 32,88; la.

31,86; mon. con. 6,61;

71 35 of which it appeared that the receipts within the

l'arpington, Gent. '133,08; la. limits of the auxiliary during the last year, ex

137,39; coll. at ann. meet. ceeded those of the preceding $1,102. Ad


334 00 dresses were made by Rev. Eli Smith, lately re

Southington, Gent. 78,27; la. turned from the Mediterranean mission, and the

86,10; Rev. Mr. Hitchcock, of Randolph; both of whom Franklin co. Vt. A1. Janes, Tr. attended as a deputation from the Board. Rev. East Berkshire, Mon. con. 3; D.

F. 2;

5 00 George Cowles, Danvers, Secretary.

Highgate, Gent.

5 00 The Auriliary of Franklin County held its

Prescott, A fem. friend, {wentieth annual meeting at Buckland, October Sheldon, Gent. and la.

164 37-782 19

15 00



St. Albans, Gent. 106,33; 18. 6,68; 113 01

Norfolk co. Ms. Rev. E. Burgess, Swanton, Benev. so. 14,04; mon. con. 8,71;

22 75168 01 Dedham, 1st chh. Gent. 34; la. Hartford co. Ct. J. R. Woodbridge, Tr.

23; mon. con. 3,97;

60 97 Berlin, Worthington so. La. 44 26

Dorchester, Gent. 120; la. 60,75; Kensington so. Gent.

2 37

juv. so. for Mary Codman at N. Britain so. Gent. 35; la. 37;

Mayhew, 60;

240 75 mon. con. 15;

87 00

Village chh. Gent. 28; la. 24,67; 52 67 Canton, Gent. 51,28; la. 36,36; 87 64

Medway, E. par. Gent. 14,75; la. East Hartford, La. (of which to


40 45 constitute the Rev. ELIZUN

W. par. Gent.

21 00 G. Smith, of Durham, an

Sbaron, By Rev. J. Curtis,

12 00 Honorary Member of the

Stougbton, By Rev. Dr. Park, 12 00 Board, 50;)

61 08

Walpole, Gent. and mon. con.
East Windsor, La.

20 00
21,33; sa. 17,56;

38 89 N. 80. Gent.

12 06 Enfield, Gent. 19; la. 20; 39 00

478 73 Glastenbury, Gent. 45; la. 53,41;

Ded. expenses paid by aux. 90. 30 50-448 23 a friend, to constitute ANSON

Palestine miss, so. Ms. E. Alden, HUBBARD, of Monson, Me. an

Tr. Honorary Member of the

Braintree, J. Hayward, 7th pay.
Board, lud;

198 41
for Silence Hayward in Ceylon,

12 00 Hartford, Fem. juv. mite so. 3d

Pittsburgh and vic. Pa. M. Allen, pay, for Naomi Rockwell in

Tr. Ceylon,

20 00

Cross Ruads, Rev. E. McCurdy, 35 00 Ist so. (ent. (of which fr. B.

Zilienople, Manual labor acad. Hudson, to constitute the Rev.

13; mon. coll. 3;

16 00-51 00 WILLIAM WOOD BRIDGE an

Trumbull co. O., G. Mygatt, Tr. Rev. GERRISH BARRETT Hon

Johnston, Rev. o.s. E.

1 00 orary Members of the Board,

Vienna, Miss, asso.

20 00 21 00 100;) 737,19; la. (of which to

Washington co. Vt. S. C. French, constitute the Rev. WILLIAM

Tr. C. WOODBRIDGE of Boston,

Barre, Gent. 12,25; la. 21;


Berlin, Mon. con. in cong. B0.5; of Hartford, and Rev. GEORGE

miss. so, 12,62;

17 62 W. PERKINS of Montreal,

Montpelier Village, La.

36 25 Honorary Members of the

Northfield, La.

20 46 Board, 150;) 361,86; mon. con.

Waitsfield, Pro. meet. in cong. 1,137 11

so. 46,12; for. miss. so. 28,66; 74 78 North so. Gent. (of which fr.

Waterbury, By Rev. D. Warren, 9 38—191 74 A. M. COLLINS, which consti

Windham co. North, Ct. lutes him an Honorary Mem

Westford, Gent.

17 00 ber of the Board, 100;) 294,50;

Windham co. South, Ct. Z. Storrs, la. 109,32; mon. con. 5;

408 82

Tr. South so. Gent. 172,65; la.

Ashford, ist so. Gent. 5,51; la. 70,19; mon. con. 7,50;

250 34
20,30; mon. con. 12;

37 81 Free chh. (of wbich to consti.

Canterbury, Gent. 40,17; la. lute the Rev. WILLIAM C.

45,04; gent, and la. 18,66; mon. Walton an Honorary Mem

con. 24,53;

128 10 ber of the Board, 50;)

300 00

Chaplin, Gent. 35,55; la. 37,85; West so. Gent. 43,40; }a. 40;

mon. con. 1);

84 40 young la. benev. so. 15,62; 99 02

Hampton, Gent. 25,97; 1a. 37; 62 97 Hartland West, Gent. 15,17; la.

Mansfield South, Gent. 68,81; la. 21,67;

36 84

51,71; (of which to constitute East, Gent. 12; la. 12;

24 00

ZÁLMON STORPS On Honorary Manchester, La.

64 35

Member of the Board, 100;) Sutfield, Gent. 13,75; la. 22,02;

mon. con. 26,14;

146 66 mon. con. 10;

45 77

Plainfield, Gent. 21,16; la. 44,37;
West so. Gent.

23 50
mon. con. 15,48;

81 01 Wethersfield, Gent. 36,37; la.

Scotland so. Gent. 12; la. 7,39; 19 39 65,95;

102 32

Voluntown and Sterling, La. 17 00 Newingtan go. Gent. 30,19; la.

Westminster so. Gent. 28,40; la. 44,25; la. Eurean so. 28,50;


60 02 mon. con. 13,19; E. Whiulle. sey, 5th pay. for Caroline

637 66 Whitllery in Ceylon, 12;

129 13

Ded. expenses paid by aux. so. 16 66–621 00 Rocky Hill so. Gent. 21,89; la.

Windsor co. Vt. D. Peirce, Tr. 32,17;

54 06

Hartford, Queeche Village, La. 6 16 Windsor, Ist so. La.

53 60

Weathersfield, Gent. 14;la. 21,14; 35 14 Wintonbury so. Gent. 40,29;

Woodstock, N. par. Mon. con. 9 17–50 47 la. 20,20;

60 49-3,366 17 Lincoln co, Me. W. Rice, Tr.

Total from the above Auriliary Societies, $8,174 33 Camden, La.

16 25 Phipsburg, Mon. con.

19 58 Thomaston, Mon.con. and gent.


TIONS. 19,12; contrib. at ann. meet. 18,84;

37 96 Waldoboro', Gent. 7; la. 10,50;

Albany, N. Y. 4th presb. chh.

50 00 mon. con. 8,34;

25 84-99 63 Andover, W. par. Ms. Juv. so. for ed. of New Haven city, C.C. J. Salter, Tr.

Indian youth,

30 00 Mon. con. in three cong. so's, Anson co. N. C. Mrs. J. Cuthbertson,

2 00 Oct.

18 73 Attica, N. Y. Mrs. G. B. Rich, New Haten co.East, Ct. S. Frisbie,

Aurora, N. Y. Presb. chh.

30 00 TT.

323 89

Bath, Me, Fem. hea. sch. so. 4th pay.
Madison, Mon, con.

29 75
for Susan Eaton in Ceylon,

20 00 South Britain, 15 47-369 11 Bath, N. H. Mon. con.

21 00 New York city and Bropklyn, W.

Beverly, Ms. Mrs. Stevens,

5 00 W. Chester, Tr, 1,117 32 || Bloomfield, N. Y. Students of acad.

12 00

5 00


304 50

15 00 10 00

7 50

100 00

2 00 30 00 20 00 3 00

288 75 10 00

125 00

17 00 10 00 33 00 20 00 12 50

Roanoake Bridge, Va. Friends,

5 00 Salem, N. J. Presb. fem. miss. so. Sand Lake, N. Y. Fem. sew. so.

22 00 Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Five indiv, at

Union Ball, 18; indiv. at Washingtoni

Hall, 12,50; Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, 8; 38 50 Savannah, Ga. A nember of 1st presb. chh.

50 00 Schenectady, N. Y. North miss. so, dep't No 2,

55 00 Scipio, N. Y. 2d presb. chh. 33,75; fem. benev. 80. 11;

44 75 Smithtown, N. Y. Mon. con.

15 31 Southboro', Ms. Young la. ming. 80. 10 ed. a child in Ceylon,

14 18 Spruce Creek, Pa. Miss. so. Stoddard, N. H. Contrìb.

10 00 Templelón, Ms. Coll, in prayer meeting, 50 Tewksbury, Ms. Gent. and la. asso. 42,25; mon. con. 2,07;

44 32 Troy, N. Y. 1st presb. chh. 200; fem. miss. so. 58,50;

258 50 Upper Red Hook, N. Y. R. Gosman, 200 00 IValtham, Ms. Mon. con. in trin. chh. 44 13 Walton, N. Y. Mon. con.

21 00 West Rupert, Vt. Mon. con. in cong.

chh. and so. 17,51; coll. in do. 11,90; 2941 White Hall, N. Y. Presb. cong.

10 00 Whitingham, Vt. I. Sniead,

200 Wilksbarre, Pa. Mon. con. in presb. chh. 21 00 Wilmington, Del. A friend,

50 00 Wilson, N. Y. Mon. con, in presb. chh. 12 12 Winchester, Va. Gent. asso. 25; mon. con. in presb. chh. 15,81; av. of sew

ing, 1,25; m. box of Miss . 44c. Windkar, Vt. Widow C. B. av, of is

12 00 Windsor, N. H., J. Curtis, 3,44; sem. cent. so. for ed. hea. chu]. 1,56;

500 Woodstock, Va. Mon. con. Whole amount of donations acknowledged in the

preceding lists, $12,113 79. III, DONATIONS IN CLOTHING, &o.

21 78

22 00 1 50

60 00 12 00



15 00 50 00 1 62

Boston, Ms. Mass, miss. so. As income fr.

Mrs. Osborne's legacy, to be expended
for the promotion of the gospel among
the Indians in the U.S. 300; w. by J.

T. 2; a friend, av. of jewelry, 2,50;
Bridgehamplon, N. Y. Fem. cent. so.
Bristol, Me. Mon. con. and indiv.
Brookline, Ms. Mon. coll. for ed. in

Buffalo, N. Y. Mon. con. in Rev. Mr.

Eaton's chh.
Cabarrus co. N. C. Dr. Alexander,
Cabot, Vt. A friend,
Cairo, N. Y. Mon. con. in presb, chh.
Cammeltoron, N. Y. Mon. con.
Catskill, N. Y. Mon. con. in presb. chh.
67; T. B. Cooke, 50; A. Brace, 25; indiv.

143,75; K. 2; a fem. friend, 1;
Clinton, N. Y., B. W. Dwight,
Corsackie, N. Y., A. Van Dyck, 50; Mrs.

A. Van Dyck, 50; J. L. Bronk, 25;
Dansville Village N. Y. Mon. con. in

presb. chh.
Danville, Ky. Centre College,
Deposit, N. Y. Mon. con. in presb. chh.
Durham, N. Y. Old friend of missions,
Farmville, Va. Mrs. J. A. W.Watkins,
Framingham, Ms. Friendly so. 5th pay.

for David Kellogg in Ceylon,
Genoa, N. Y. Nou. con. in 1st presb.

chh. 10; sem. asso. 12;
Goochland, Va. A sister,
Gorham, Me. Mon. con. for mon. con.

sch. in Ceylon,
Greenfield, Ms. Presb. fem, cent so,
Greenfield, N. Y. Rev. Dr. Redfield, 5;

contrib, in his so. 10;
Greenville, N. Y. Mrs. S. Reed,
Hartford, Vt. 8. Tracy,
Holliston, Ms. Mon. con. 18,71; fem.

benev. read. so. for Choc. miss. 5;
Hooksett, N. H. Mon. con.
Hunter, N. Y. Rev. C. Durfy, 25; a

young lady, 5,
Italy, N. Y. Mon. con.
Ithaca, N. Y. Youths' prayer meeting,
Kecsville, N. Y. Mon. con. in Ist chh.
Leoncinster, Ms. Juv. so.
Lewiston, Me. Mon. con.
Lewistown, Pa. Mon. con.
Little Rock, Ark. 'Ter. Mon. con.
Lyndon, Vt. Mon.con.
Marengo co. Ala. Fam, mon.con.
Middletown, N. Y. Two indiv.
Montreal, L. C., A gentleman,
Moravia, N, Y. M00. coli.
New Brunswick Presbytery, N. J. For

support of Rev. W. M. Thomson, mis

sionary to Syria,
Newburyport, Ms. Fem. mite 80. for wes.

Nero Windsor, N. Y., E. Colby,
Nor York city, Mon. con. on board

Steamboat B. Franklin fr. Providence,
North and South Hamplon, Pa. Ref. D.

Ohio, Case of conscience,
Orleans, Ms. A lady, to ed. hea, chil. at

the Sandw. Is).
Philadelphia, Pa. Mon. con. in 1st presb.

chh. 500; non. con, in Crowu-st. chh.
50; a lady of 10th presb. chh. 17,50; A.
B. 12,13; Miss S. Hent, to spread the

scriptures in India, 5;
Phillipston, Ms. A lem. friend,
Plymouth, N. II. Mrs. E. Thompson, by

W. c. Thompson,
Princeton, N. J., I. Van Doren, 50; R.

Voorbees, 30; Rev. Dr. Miller, for sa-
rah Miller in Ceylon, 20; Mrs. S. Mil.
ler, for Edward Millington Miller in
Ceylon, 20; students of sem. 18,83; do.
or Nassau Hall, 10; mon. con. in sem.
29,42; col'd chh. 2; Rev. G. Boggs, 10;

Mrs. Brearly's boarders, 10;
Reading, Pa. Av. of saddle, 2,50; int.

2,50; by A. B.
Richmond, Va. R. A. P.

23 71 13 00

30 00 8 50

1 50) 31 00 10 48 13 00 15 00 19 31 2 64 1 50 5 00 1 00 10 00

W. par.

397 59

13 25 1 50

13 13

10 00 5 00

59 25

Brunswick, Me. A box, fr. ladies, for
Mrs. Bird in Syria,

45 00 Lyndeborough, N, H., A barrel fr. sab. sch. for Chippewa misa.

40 50 Medway, Ms. A barrel, fr. fem. benev. 8o. Middlebury, Vt. 3 shirts, 3; ring, 34c.

3 34 Middlefield, Ms. A box, for Rey, D. Tem

ple. Milton, Vt. A box,

50 W Pittsburgh, Pa. (víc. of) A box, fr. indiv.

rec'd at Tuscarora. Rindge, N. H., A box, fr. young la. char.

so. for Haweis, 20,04; a bundle, for Miss Sawyer, at New Echota. Trenton Village, N. Y., A box, fr. us$0.

sur Cboc. miss.
Waitsfield, Vt. A barrel, fr. male and

fein. niiss. asso.
Waterbury, Vt. Clothing,
Westford, Vt. A box,
Whatoly, Ms. A box, fr. la. so. for Rev.

H. Binghanı, Sandwich Islands.
Wilmington, Del. A box, fr. fem. in iss.

so, of Hanover st. presb. chikt. 70,15; youthful miss. so. of do. 7,52; juv. miss. 80. in Miss M. C. Smith's sch. 12; for Sandw. Isl. miss.

89 67 The following articlesare respectfullysolicited from

Manufacturers and otiers. Printing paper, to be used in publishing portious of the Scriptures, school books, tracts, &c. at Bodibay, and at the Sandwich Islands.

Writing paper, writing books, blank books, quills, slates, &c. for all the missions and mission schools: especially for the Sandwich Islands.

Shoes of a good quality, of all sizes, for persons of both sexes; principally for the Indian missions.

Blankets, coverlets, sheels, &c.
Fulled cloth, and domestic cottons of all kinds.

1 60

584 63

5 00

100 00

200 25

5 00 2 50

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this was impracticable, and so we began to prepare for passing the night in the boat. This we were enabled to do more comfortably than we at first expected, though not without suffering considerably from the

cold wind blowing from the mountains, and The following are extracts from a journal of Mr. from the chilling fogs from the low ground Allen, while on a tour in the Deccan, in October

near the river.

27. Panwell.- Arrived here early this and November, 1831. His objects were to at.

morning and stopped at the government tend as a delegate from the Bombay mission, the

bungalow. After resting a short time, we meeting of the Bombay Missionary Union, which went into the village to examine the school was held in Poonal-to make inquiries for the

which was established here some years ago. most eligible situation for a new station-10

The teacher is a Jew and the school is suppreach the gospel and distribute tracts in a por- found the school in good order, containing

ported by a society of ladies in Salem. We tion of the country, but litile traversed previously sixty scholars, of whom one fourth part by missionaries. He was accompanied by Mr. were Jews. Formerly the number of JewRead.

ish children was much larger. The deThe Deccan, or the country of the south, is an crease has been caused by the establishment extensive territory of Hindoostan, bounded north

of a school in the village for teaching the by the river Nerbuddah, south by the Kistnah,

Hebrew language, to which most of the

Jews prefer sending their children. This extending across the peninsula from sea lo sca.

school we visited, and found 25 children, During the reign of the great Mogul Aurungzebe, reading or rather chanting the Psalms of in the lauer half of the seventeenth century, this David in the llebrew language. In this country was annexed to the kingdom of Delhi, exercise they were occasionally joined by and divided into seven governments-Caudeish, their teacher, a venerable looking man Ahmednuggur, Berhampour, Aurumgabad, Hul

with a long beard, a loose robe, and sandals benga, Bejapore, and Hyderabad, and contains ling in seeing these children chanting the

on his feet. There was something interest. 60,000 square miles, and eight or nine millions

Psalıns which were sung by their ancestors inhabitants,

in the temple of Jerusalem nearly 3,000

years ago. In this village are good houses Oct. 26, 1831. Having previously made inhabited by Jewish families. In their arrangements for making a tour of several complexion as well as in their general apweeks in the Deccan, we embarked this l pearance and domestic habits, they differ morning in a small covered boat for Pan- | but little from the Ilindoos. They have no well, a large village twenty miles nearly ) synagogue, and previous to the establisheast from Bombay on the way to Poonah. meni ol'the last mentioned school, they had We expected to reach Panwell before night, not, as far as we could learn, any religious but light winds and strong currents made service on the Sabbath. They now meet our progress slow, and a little before sunset, in the school-room, every Saturday, (which while yet four miles from the usual landing is still the Jewish Sabbath,) and tħe teacher place, the boat-men begun to take down the reads out of Moses and the prophets, sails, and, throwing out the anchor, said, 23. Having made arrangements for the “We must remain here until the next tide. transportation of our baggage to Poonah, we This news was quite unexpected to us, and left Panwell early this marning and rode we began to urge them to proceed, but a

twelve miles to Chowk, a village containing view of the channel soon convinced us that

150 houses. As the men had generally gone VOL, XXVII.


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