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Which added to the number mentioned in the last Report

171,752 Make a total of TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-Two Bibles and Testaments, or parts of the latter, printed from the Stereotype plates of the Society in New-York, and at Lexington, Kentucky, or otherwise obtained for circulation, during the five years of its existence.

An edition of two thousand French Bibles, from the Stereotype plates, has been published.

The Managers have also procured, during the year, two sets of stereotype plates of the New Testament, in the brevier type, and the 18mo. size, from which 15,000 copies have been printed. They are enabled to furnish these New Testaments at the very low prices of twenty-two and twenty-five cents; and the edition is excellently calculated to supply the great and increasing demand for the Scriptures for the use of Sunday Schools.

There have been issued from the Depository, from the 30th of April, 1820, to the 1st of May, 1821, Bibles,

26,772 Testaments,

16,424 Gospel of John, in Mohawk,

40 Epistles of John, in Delaware,


43,246 In the four preceding years there were issued, Bibles and Testaments

96,314 Epistles of John, in Delaware,

726 Gospel of John, in Mohawk,


97,102 Making a total of ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY THOUSAND, THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHT Bibles and Testaments and parts of the New Testament, issued by the American Bible Society since its establishment.

It is proper to remark that this is by no means to be regarded as the whole amount of the distribution and sale of the American Bible Society, and its several Auxiliaries. That amount cannot be precisely stated; yet the following fact (from a number) is mentioned, to show that it must be considerably more than the above total. One Auxiliary Society distributed in the year ending in July last, 1864 Bibles, and 432 Testaments, and then had on hand 130 Bibles, and 300 Testaments; yet this Society has never procured either Bibles or Testaments from the Depository. The Managers believe that it is for the interest of Auxiliary Societies to purchase the copies of the Scriptures published by the American Bible Society, since copies cannot


be obtained, from other sources, of equal quality and at as low prices.

Of the Bibles issued from the Depository during the fifth year, there were, German, 157 ; French, 532; Dutch, 22 ; Gælic, 10; Welsh, 1.

Of the Testaments, 1308 were Spanish.

AND FORTY-TWO Bibles and Testaments, and parts of the latter, value $9447 84, were issued gratuitously during the Fifth Year of the Society, to sixty-nine Auxiliary Bible Societies in various parts of the United States, to one Vessel of War, to two Public Bodies, to eight Naval Stations of the United States, and to eight individuals, for distribution.

There have been received into the Treasury, from the 1st of May, 1820, to the 30th of April, 1821, both inclusive, the following 'sums from the following specified sources, viz. Donations from Auxiliary Societies,

$6,528 88 Donations from Bible Societies not Auxiliary,

227 15 Remittances for Bibles from Auxiliary Societies, 15,050 20 Remittances for Bibles from Societies not Auxiliary, 829 00 Donations from Benevolent Societies,

228 00 Legacies,

2,799 75 Contributions to constitute Ministers Directors for Life, 120 00 Contributions to constitute other individuals Directors

150 00 Contributions to constitute Ministers Members for Life, 2,100 00 Life subscriptions from other individuals,

830 00 Annual contributions,

494 00 Donations from individuals,

238 50 A Benevolent Society, for Bibles,

16 00

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$29,613 80 Thirty-two Auxiliary Societies have been added the last year; making the whole number two hundred and thirty-nine.

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Ordination at Wareham.-We have been compelled to omit a notice of the strange proceedings in Council on this occasion, and can only refer our readers to the Christian Register of October 12th and 19th, for particulars which are worth knowing, and which we hope every one will inquire into and judge of for himself.

Clergyman's Almanack-We beg to call attention to this apnual Calendar, and to advise our readers to select it for their own use, and to help its circulation,-not only because of its own intrinsic merit, but because singular and unheard of pains have been taken to injure the sale of it, and oppress the industrious compiler. As ye would that other men should do unto you, do ye even so unto them.


[A part of this list was prepared for the last Number, but omitted for want

of room.]

pp. 75.

A Family Prayer Book ; containing forms of morning and evening prayers for a fortnight : with those for religious societies and indi viduals. Cambridge. 12° mo.

This little volume has been prepared by the Rev. Mr. Brooks of Hingham, principally for the use of the families in his own parish. The want of a good book of this sort has been long and seriously felt; and we have no doubt that many families will find the want well supplied by the use of tbe present collection, which we do not hesitate to recommend to their adoption

Two Discourses containing the History of the Old North and New Brick Cb'irches, united as the Second Church in Boston ; delivered May 20, on the completion of a century from the dedication of the present meeting-house in Middle-Street. By Henry Ware. Boston.

pp. 64.

A Plea for the Theological Seminary at Princeton, N. J. By Philip Lindsly. Trenton. 1821.

This is a most singular production,-printed on account of the evil re. ports which had been circulated after its delivery and but little calculated we should think, to silence them. It is written in a strong, off-hand style, bearing all the marks of an extemporaneous performance, which the writer wishes to have it considered, and basty, in spirit as well as in execution, A certain sort of strong and coarse eloquence runs through it, and it is in no sense a feeble performance. But what most strikes the reader, as it doubtless did the bearer; is the boldness, and directness, and abundance with which he charges bad motives upon those who are indifferent to the seminary, and especially upon those of the ministers who have not lept it their aid ; not forgetting the common-place topic of copious declamatory abuse of Unitarianism. If we had room, we might make some very entertaining extracts, that would remind our readers, perhaps, of Howe's famous Century Seripon.

The duty of observing the Sabbath, explained and enforced in a Sermon addressed' more particularly to the Young. By Philip Lindsly. Trenton. 1821.

This is a much more unexceptionable and finished discourse than the preceding : equally bold and independent, but more civil and courteous. We should dissent from many of the writer's positions; but it is undoubt. edly eloquent and able. The author, we believe, is a Professor at Princeton.

The Seventh Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Ge. neral Convention of the Baptist Depomination in the U. S. for For. eign Missions. Philadelphia. 1821. pp. 48.

pp. 32.

A Reply to the Review of Dr. Wyatt's Sermon and Mr. Sparks' Letters on the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the Christian Disci. ple ; in which it is attempted to vindicate the Church from the cbar. ges of that review. By a Protestant Episcopalian. Boston. R. P. & C. Williams. pp. 168.

A Sermon occasioned by the death of the Rev. Samuel Worcester, D. D. delivered in the Tabernacle Church, Salem, Mass. July 12, 1821. By Leopard Woods, D.D. Abbot Prof. Andover.

God's ways not our Ways. A Sermon occasioned by the death of the Rev. Samuel Worcester, D. D. Senior Pastor of the Taberna. cle Church in Salem, Mass. By Elias Cornelius, A. M. Surviving Pastor.

A Farewell Discourse, preached to the First Congregational Society in Eastport, on Sunday May 27, 1821. By Andrew Bigelow. Boston.

A Sermon occasioned by the completion of the New College Edifice, for the use of the Theological Seminary at Andover, delivered Sept. 13. 1821. By Moses Stuart, Prof. Andover. pp. 46.

The Sermon is occupied with "a survey of the past, then of the PRESENT, and lastly of the FUTURE CIRCUMSTANCES of this Institution;" and in defending the motives and designs of the Founders, contains an attempt to vindicate the arrangement by which the professors are bound to renew their subscription to the creed every five years. It is an able and spirited performance, and upon the whole, we read it with great pleasure. Unitarianism philosophically and theologically examined ;

in a series of periodical numbers ; comprizing a COMPLETE REFUTATION of the leading principles of the Unitarian System. By the Rev. Anthony Kohlmann, Saperior of the Catholic Seminary at Wasbington City. Washington. No. 1. pp. 46. No. 2. . pp. 42.

Here is one more battery opened against that terrible arch heretic Sparks of Baltimore.

We have hardly seen more than the title-page, but have observed, that one of the first accusations is, that Unitarianisin is “ no new system,” “no invention or novelty,” or “master-piece of the astonishing improvement of the human intellect ;" but existed even in the Apostolic age. This is very true. We should hardly, think our faith worth contending for, if it were newer than the Apostolic age.

Catholic Worship and Piety, explained and recommended : in sundry letters to a very near friend, and others. By Daniel Barber, A. M. and not long since a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Churcb in Claremont, N. H. Washington City. pp. 40.

A defence of the Writer for his apostacy from the Protestant faith, designed “to correct and soften those hard and bitter feelings entertained against the Catholic Religion and Worship."

A Reply to Dr. Ware's Letters to Trinitarians and Calvinists. By Leonard Woods, D.D, Abbot Prof. of Ch. Th. in Th. Sem. Andover. Andover. pp. 228.

A Sermon, preached September, 12; 1821, at the ordination of the Rev. Richard M. Hodges, to the pastoral office in the South parish in Bridgwater. By Charles Lowell, minister of the West Church in Boston. pp. 24.

ORDINATIONS. At Wareham, August 29, Mr. Dan. Hemmenway. Introductory prayer, by the Rev. Mr. Green of Reading; Sermon, Rev. Mr. Edwards of Andover : Ordaining prayer, Rev. Mr. Pratt of Barostable; Charge, Rev. Mr. Lincolo of Falmouth; Righthand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Huon of Sandwich; Address to the people, Rev. Mr. Cobb of Rochester ; Copcluding prayer, Rev. Mr. Rockwood of Lynn.

At Bridgewater, South parish. Sept. 12, Mr. Richard M. Hodges. • Introductory prayer, Rev. Mr. Sanger of Dover; Sermon, Rev. Mr. Lowell of Boston, from Acts xx. 20, I kept back nothing that was profitable unto you ; but have showed you and have taught you publicly, and from house to house. Ordaining prayer, Rev. Dr. Harris ; Charge, Rev. Dr. Prince ; Righthand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Briggs of Lexington; Concluding prayer, Rev. Mr. Palfrey of Boston.

Bridgewater, East Parish, Sept. 19, Mr. Benjamin Fessenden. Introductory prayer, Rev. Mr. Allen of Pembroke ; ermon. Rev. Mr. Ware of Boston, from Rom. xii. 11, Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; Ordaining prayer, Rev. Mr. Clark. of Norton ; Charge, Rev. Dr. Ware of Harvard University : Righthand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Kendall of Plymouth ; Concluding prayer, Rev. Mr. Barstow Hapson.

Same day, at Salem, East parish, Rev. James Flint was installed. Introductory prayer. Rev. Mr. Flint of Cohasset; Sermon, Rev. Mr. Colman ; Consecrating prayer, Rev. Dr. Harris ; Charge, Rev. Dr. Prince; Righthand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Brazer ; Copcluding prayer, Rev. Mr. Bartlett.

At Shrewsbury, Sept. 20, Rev. Edwards Whipple, late minister at Charlton, installed as colleague pastor with the Rev. Dr. Sumner. introductory prayer, Rev. E. Rockwood of Westborougb ; Sermon, Rev. J. Fiske of New Braintree, froin Phil. i. 17, Knoning that I am set for the defence of the Gospel ; Installing prayer, Rev. Dr Siimner; Charge, Rev. Mr Spell of N. Brookfield ; Righthand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Nelson of Leicester; Concluding prayer, Rev. Mr. Stone of Brookfield.,

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