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38, NEWGATE STREET, LONDON. ELLIS'S HISTORY OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. Just published, in two vols. Svo. with 8 Plates and 2 Maps, Price 285. POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES, during a Residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands. Including descriptions of the Natural History and Natural Scenery of the Islands, Remarks on the History, Ancient Mythology, and Traditions, Governments, Arts, Manners, Customs, and Langnage of the Inhabitants, with an Account of their recevt Moral and Religious Improvements. By WILLIAM ELLIS, Missionary to the Society and Sandwich Islands, and Author of the Tour of Hawaii.

“In so rare a field, there will be room to acquire fresh knowledge for cen“ taries to come ; coasts to survey, countries to explore, inhabitants to describe, and perhaps to render more happy."

Cooke. Fourth Edition. In I vol. 8vo. with Two Maps and Nine Engravings, price 148.

boards, NARRATIVE of a TOUR THROUGH HAWAII, or OWHYHEE; with an Account of the Geology, Natural Scenery, Productions, Volcanoes, &c. &c. &c. of the Islands—The History, Superstitions, Traditions, Manners, and Customs of the Inhabitants-A Grammatical View of their Langnage, with SpecimensThe Accounts given of the Death of Captain Cook by the Natives-and Biographical Notices of the King and Queen, who died recently on their Visit to Great Britain. By the Rev. W. ELLIS.

No one, we are persoaded, ever heard the details given by Mr. Ellis at Mis. sionary Meetings, without the conviction of his possessing special claims to the regard and confidence of the Christian world. The simplicity and chasteness of his communications, the evident indications of honest feeling and unaffected integrity-and the interesting information respecting the manners, and customs, and natural history of the Sandwich Islands, which characterize his addresses at public meetings, might be expected to pervade the more copions intelligence contained in this volume; and we can assure our readers, that they will not be disappointed.”—Congregational Magazine.

“The reader who has any curiosity to be made acquainted with the actual state of this interesting portion of the Globe, must have recourse to Mr. Ellis's Volume. It will introduce him to a more accurate knowledge of the state of its population, than he can any where else acquire. It is written in a very pleasing and perspicuous style, the embellishments are respectably executed, and the publishers have certainly done their duty in regard to paper and print."-New Baptist Magazine.

“Mr. Ellis's philological remarks are remarkably distinct, and display a great acquaintance with the language."-Spirit and Manners of the Age.

“ This Volimme is very rich in information respecting the topography, natural phenomena, productions, people, custoins, superstitions, traditions, modern history, religion, and language of Hawaii.”—Home Missionary Magazine.

“ This interesting Traveller has communicated considerable interest to our minds, while attending him and his companions on their route ; we look around, through the medium of his representations, on new and strange scenes, and find our attention perpetually kept alive by objects of curiosity and wonder, and by new and diversified, but not extravagant, appearances of human character.”Bristol Gazette.

“ From the knowledge we possessed of the talents, acquirements, industry, and missionary accomplishments of Mr. Ellis, we were fully prepared for receiving from his pen an interesting narrative of the scenes which, in common with his American companions, he had witnessed amidst the far distant islands of the Pacific. But high as were the expectations to which personal intercourse had given birth, we are ready to acknowledge, that the work before us has far surpassed thenı; and recommend our readers to lose no time in obtaining one of the ablest works ever produced by a Christian Missionary.”—Evangelical Magazine,

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Communications have been received froun Messrs. Samuel Green, jan. W. Paxton, Samuel Nicholls, J. Dawson, P. Tayler, J. T. Jeffery, P.J. Saffery. Also from A. P.-R. W.-W. G.-2. Z.-H.-J. D. W.-Agur--A Subscriber and Inquirer--and A Lover of the Law of God.

The Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Smith is received, and will appear in our Nombers for October and November.

If our. Correspondent W. H. will refer to the Act of Parliament 21 Hen. S. c.6. we think he will find that his question respecting Mortuary Claims must be answered in the affirmative.

The Rev. Gecrge Perren, late of Sandy Lane, near Devizes, has accepted an invitation to supply the Church in Little Wild-street for twelve months, from the first Lord's day in September.

We are requested to insert the following communication :

“We, the undersigned Dissenting Ministers of the Independent, Wesleyan, and Baptist Denominations, of the town of St. Helier in the island of Jersey, anxions to preserve the religious public froin imposition, in the case of any person collecting for a chapel, or any other religious object, take the liberty to request that no person be encouraged without the recommendation of one or more of the resident ministers. This notice is deemed the more necessary, as owing to the peculiar mode of conveying real property in the island, none but those perfectly acquainted with local usages can testify as to the security, investment in trust, and just and perpetual appropriation of buildings erected by public subscription.



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LONDON. 4. l'riday Esening.--Eldon-street Chapel, Finsbury, Rev. Wm. Soutliwood.

New-court, Old Bailey, Rev. C. Carpenter. 6. Lord's Day Morning.-Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles. Bury-street, St. Mary

Axe, (removed from Artillery-street) Rev. Mr. Upion. Carter-lane,

Rev. J. Bodington.
Lord's Day Afternoon.---Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles.

6. Lord's Duy Erening. -- Lower-street, Islington, Rev. J. Yockney. Shakes

pear's Walk, Shadwell, Rev. G. Evans. Robinson's-row, Kingsland, Rev.
3. Campbell. Union-street, Borough, Rev. R. Davis. Stepney Meeting,
Rev. E. H. May. High-street, Deptford, Rev. Mr. Hally. Mr. Harper's,

London-road, Řev. Dr. Henderson.
11. Friday Evening.- Eldon-street Chapel, Finsbury, Rev. J. Peacock. New-

court, Old Bailey, Rev. C. Morris.
13. Lord's Day Morning.--Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles. Bury street, Rev.

Mc. Rees. Carter-lane, Rev. J. Upton, jun.
Lori's Day Afternoon.-Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles.
Lord's Day Evening. --- Lower-street, Islington, Rev. T. Griffin. Shakes-

pear's Walk, Shadwell, Rev. J. T. Barker. Robinson's-row, Kingsland,
Rev. W. S. Palmer. Union-street, Borough, Rev. J. Flughes. Stepney
Meeting, Rev. W. Chapman. High-street, Deptford, Rev. Mr. Arundei.

Mr. Harper's, London-road, Rev. Mr. Campbell.
18. Friday Evening. - Eldon-street Chapel, Finsbury, Rev. J. Ivimey. New.

court, Old Bailey, Rev. H. J. Rook.
20. Lord's Day Morning.--Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles. Bury-street, Rev.

Mr. Lewis. Carter-lane, Rev. G. Pritchard.
Lord's Day Afternoon.--Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles.
Lord's Day Evening. -- Lower-street, Islington, Rev. 1. Mano. Shakes.

pear's Walk, Shadwell, Rev. H. Pawling. Robinson's-row, Kingsland,
Rev. Dr. Harris. Union-street, Borough, Rev. R Phillip. Stepney Meet-
ing, Rev. G. Clayton. High-street, Deptford, Rev, Mr. Griffin.

Mr. Harper's, London-road, Rev. Mr. Deane. 25. Friday Evening.- Eldon-street Chapel, Finsbury, Rev. W. Williams. New.

court, Old Bailey, Rev. J. Richards.
27. Lord's Day Morning.--Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles. Bury.street, liev.

Mr. Irons. Carter-lane, Rev. J. Upton.
Lord's Dúy Afternoon.--Salters' Hall, Rev. Mr. Giles.

Lord's Day Evening.---Lower-street, Islington, Rev. Dr. Smith. Shakes-
Ellis. pear's Walk, Shadwell, Rev. T. Harper. Robinson's-row, Kingsland,
Edmes Rev. E. Miller. Union-street, Borough, Rev. G. Rose. Stepney Meet-
Pearsring, Rev. J. Fletcher, A.M. High-street, Deptford, Rev. Mr. Wood,

Mr. Harper's, London-road, Rev. Mr. Yockney.

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