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bellions of 1715 and 1745, in the posses- Bagster, No. 81, Strand, as in the press, sion of A. Aufrere, Esq. of Hoveton, in and gave at the same time a full acNorfolk, who married the only daughter count of the plan of the undertaking, of General James Lockhart, of Carn- to which we refer our readers. The wath, grandson of the author of the Pa- first part, containing the Pentateuch, pers ;-Memoirs of John, Duke of Marl. is now ready for delivery. borough, by W. Coxe, Archdeacon of The second Number of the new edi. Wilts; – The Journal of the late Capt. tion of Stephens' Greek Thesaurus, bas Tuckey, to explore the Congo ;-Me- been published; price, to subscribers, moirs on European and Asiatic Turkey, small paper, 1l. 1s.; large, A. 25. from modern MS. Journals, by R. Wal- A new Daily Evening Paper, called pole, M. A. with plates, in a quarto The Guardian, will appear on the Se. volume ;---A Narrative of the Loss of the cond Monday in May; which professes American Brig Commerce, wrecked on to pay increased attention to Reports the western Coast of Africa, in August, of Parliamentary Proceedings, and to 1815, with an account of the sufferings give admission to nothing which may and captivity of her officers and crew; in the slightest degree inrade the purity by James Riley, late master;—The se- of morals, or violate the sanctity of pricret and true History of the Church of vate character. Its principles are arowScotland, from the Restoration to the edly those of Opposition; or, in other year 1678, by the Rev. James Kirton, words, those of Mr. Fox. The Guardian an eye and ear-witness of many of the professes to defend the oppressed ; to defacts he records ; edited by Mr. C. K. nounce abuses; to protect the ConstituSharpe ;-An Essay on the Principles of tion from encroachment; and to promote Political Economy and Taxation, by the cause of liberty and improvement David Ricardo, Esq.

in every part of the world, a peaceable In the Press :-À work of Biblical policy towards foreign nations, rigid Criticism on the Old Testament, by the economy of our resources, severe jus. late Bishop Horsley ;-An Inquiry into tice against public delinquents, and the Nature of Benevolence, principally reform of the representation. It will with a view to elucidate the moral and also be the " open and zealous advocate political principles of the Poor Laws, of those principles, which are held by by J. E. Bicheno, Esq. ;-Algebra of the the friends of the abolition of the Slare Hindoos, with Arithmetic and Mensu. Trade, and which every day proves ration, translated from the Sanscrit, by more and more to be essential to the H. T. Colebrooke, Esq.;-A translation safety of our colonies, as well as to the of the Heidelberg Catechism;-A Tri. honour and character of the mother bute of Sympathy, addressed to Mourn- country.” ers, by W. Newnham, Esq. ;-A Six Weeks' Course of Prayers, for the Use The following is an Account of the of Families, by the Rev. W. Smith ;-An official value of the Exports from Great Historical Display of the Effects of Britain, during the last three years: Physical and Moral Causes on the Cha

British. Foreign. Total. racter and Circumstances of Nations :

1814, 36,092,167|20,499,317(56,591.514 including a comparison of the Ancients 1815, 44.053,455 16,930,439|60,983,894 and Moderns, in regard to their intel- 1816, 36,714,534|14,545,9.33/51.260,407 lectual and social state, by Mr. Bigland; The Norfolk Agricultural Society bas - The Harmony of Scripture, or an at- called the attention of those who feel tempt to reconcile various Passages themselves interested in the welfare of apparently contradictory, by the late cottagers, to the following extract from Rev. Andrew Fuller.

the Supplement to the Encyclopædia The Rev. T. Cloutt, Penton Row, Britannica, under the word “ Apiary," Walworth, proposes to publish by sub- as to the “ various methods detailed of scription, in five vols. 8vo. at 10s. 6d. procuring honey and wax from the Lives each volume, Sermons and Treatises of without destroying the bees themselves.” the Rev. Richard Baxter. Names are “ The most economic mode of attaining received by the editor, and by the fol- these ends deserves more attention as a lowing booksellers : Baynes, Blanchard, national object, than it has in general Conder, Ogle, and Williams.

received in this country. It appears, In our last volume, p. 255, we an. from the returns of the Custom-house, nounced a Polyglott Bible, in one vol. that England pays annually to the North 4to. or four pocket volumes, by Mr. of Germany from 40,0001. to 50,0001.

sterling, for the wax and honey which and expenses of overseers of the poor, are imported from thence, and which &c. in England, for the year ending 25th might very easily be raised by a more Marcb. 1815, was 287,6951. 4s 3d. extended and judicious cultivation of It appears from an abstract of the bees at home. Greater attention to this returns made to the Secretary of State, useful appendage to the cottage would from the different parishes and places not only be productive of commercial within the Bills of Mortality, that the advantage, but would tend to improve total sum raised by Poor-rates, or other the condition of the lower order of pea- local rates, for the year 1816, ending santry. It is not generally known, in- the 25th of March, within these limits, deed, what profitable returns may be was 489,3201. 16s. 14d. The following obtained at a trifling expense of time is the mode of expenditure :and labour, by very simple processes.

Maintenance of the Mr. Huish, who has lately published a Poor

L.330,381 99 valuable practical treatise on the ma

Suits of Law, J. Jurneys, nagement of bees, has made a calcula- Overseers, ac. 17.415 18 101 tion, from which he infers, that even

Militia Purposes.

6.613 1

il supposing the first cost of a swarm to Other Purposes 103,807 1 11 be one guinea, which is the price in the It appears from the same returns, places where they are sold the dearest, that the number of persons relieved the cottager is almost certain, by proper from the Poor-rates permanently, not care and management, of clearing, in including the children of such persons, five years, a net produce of nearly 601. was 12,341; and of those occasionally and of having, besides, at the end of relieved, 70,332. The Friendly Soçie. that period, ten good stocks of bees in ties, within the limits, comprehended his garden.

52,312 members; and the amount of chaThe amount of money expended in ritable donations, for parish schools and Jaw-suits, removal of paupers, journeys, other purposes, was 20,1601. 1s. 6 d.




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BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE written by the Rev. Robert Pinkerton, SOCIETY."

during a tour in Russia, Poland, and An interesting document has just ap- Germany, for promoting the objects of peared, containing extracts of letters the Bible Society. He quitted St. Pe

tersburg on the 22d of March, 1816. to * We have been requested to an- proceed to the interior, furnished with nounce, that the Annual Meeting of the credentials from his excellency Prince British and Foreign Bible Society will Galitzin, and various letters to persons be held at Freemasons' Hall, Great of the first distinction in the districts Queen-street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, on through which he was to travel. He Wednesday,the 7th of May instant; that was commissioned to promote the obthe President will take the chair at jects of the Society in every possible twelve o'clock precisely; and that no way, especially by engaging agents for ladies can be admitted.

distributing the Scriptures wbere associations had pot yet been formed, hy vi- of iniquities, and wars, and confusion, siting the societies already in existence, and desolations, had deluged the land of and by promoting the formation of new Christendom with the blood of its ioha. ones, wherever it appeared practica. bitants, was pleased, amidst this awful ble and important. Throughout the scene of human wo, to raise up shining whole of his journey, which exceeded witnesses to the truth, by the establishseven thousand miles, be every where ment of Bible Societies in so many dif. met with the most kind and marked at. ferent nations, and to crown their extention; and had the happiness of find. ertions with such distinguished success, ing that the Society, in proportion as it in disseminating the glorious Gospel of became known, received a prompt and mercy and peace. The speech of the active encouragement from persons of Archbishop made, visibly, a deep imevery description.

pression on the numerous audience, and Travelling by way of Novogorod to: prepared their minds to listen with atwards Moscow, he arrived at Twer, a tention to the detailed report of the large and populous city, containing committee." twenty-seven churches, and found both From the report presented at this the governor and the archimandrite will meeting, it appeared, that applications ing to circulate information respecting for copies in the Slavonian language the Society, and to form a local asso- were numerous and pressing. The biciation, which, it was expected, would shops of several districts had ordered take place as soon as the Archbishop considerable numbers for supplying Serapbim arrived from St. Petersburg. their respective flocks; and in addition

He reached Moscow about the middle to some hundred copies before bestowof April. It was rapidly rising from its ed, for schools in the provincial towns, asbes: new buildings appeared on every a new vote was passed for more than side, and many of them were character- three thousand Testaments, to be emized by great elegance and splendour. ployed in the same manner. Supplies The Bible Society was in a highly pros- were also promised to the institution, perous state ; and he found the Georgian at Moscow, for the education of the New Testament just printed off, forming young nobility; in which establishment, one of the most beautiful editions bither- remarks the above-mentioned Report, to issued by any Bible Society whate- ( the Directors have laid it down as He writes, May 3d

a principle in the education of the noble “I have this day had the very great youths committed to their care, that pleasure of attending the third anniver- their education shall be founded on the sary of the Moscow Bible Society. The saving knowledge of the Christian faith, meeting was held in a large hall of the which only is capable of enlightening the newly rebuilt palace of the late Metro- mind, directing the will, and purifying politan Platon, and, notwithstanding the the heart." very unfavourable state of the weather, Among other letters received at this was numerously attended, and graced anniversary, were two from the Archby the presence of the first men in this bishop of Tobolsk and the Bishop of city both clergy and laity. The Arch- Irkutsk; in which, these prelates exbishop Augustin pronounced a most ani- press, on behalf of themselves and their mating and appropriate speech, in which' flock, their most ardent feelings of grahe dwelt, with much eloquence and feel. titude to the Society, and their confident ing, on the desolated state of this me- opinion, that much religious good would tropolis when the Society was first result from such benevolent exertions. founded, and on the great efforts which, " Is not this,” Mr. Pinkerton remarks, by the blessing of God, it had been ena- “ glorious intelligence from the inner: bled to make, to compensate, with the most recesses of Siberia ? Oh, what treasures of Revelation, the losses which wonderful things our Redeemer is workso many then sustained ; to feed the fa- ing in the earth !" therless and widows, bind up the broken In addition to the above-mentioned, hearted, and administer comfort to the and other distributions, the Moscow afflicted, by the distribution of that spi. committee had undertaken a second ritual food, balm, and consolation, with edition of ten thousand Bibles and Tes. which the holy Scriptures abound. He taments, in the Slavonian language ; and displayed, in striking colours, the won- five thousand Georgian Bibles had also derful love of God to our generation ; been agreed upon, in addition to the who, when infidelity, with all its train Testaments to which we have before


the press.


alluded. The total of the Society's composed a Concordance of almost all
plans during the three years of their the books of Scripture, in manuscript,
establishment, including those editions in six volumes, folio. No work of this
which, though projected, had not yet kind was ever so complete in the Rus.
gone to press, amounted to thirty thou- sian language ; and on this account se-
sand Bibles and Testaments in the Sla- veral of the bishops are about to use
vonian and Georgian languages ; and means for getting it revised, and put to
their income during the preceding year,
added to the receipts by sale of copies, At New Tcherkask, the capital city of
was 33 484 rubles. The meeting closed the Don Cossacks, Mr. P. obtained a
with the Te Deum, and the most ani- hospitable reception from the Hettman
mated expressions were heard of asto- General, who related the measures
nishment and pleasure at the progress which had been already taken for form-
of the holy cause in which the members ing a Bible Society for his countrymen,
were engaged.

and which waited only the arrival of the
Mr. Pinkerton arrived at Tula, not chief commander, Count Platoff, for
without great difficulty and fatigue, on their ultimate organization. The sphere
account of the badness of the roads, of the projected institution is very im-
from the melted snows and spring rains. portant, and comprehends, at least,
He immediately concerted with the Bi- 640.000 souls.
shop Simcon the plan of a branch asso. lo a manner equally successful, Mr.
ciation, and in a few days witnessed a Piokerion proceeded along the eastern
meeting of three hundred of the first

verge of Europe, giving information, or persons in the city to effect this object. establishing societies in various places The bishop ably and piously advocated at which be arrived. At an humble Tarthe cause of the Society, and nearly tar village, called Abitochnai, much inthree thousand rubles were immediately terest was excited, and the governor, subscribed. The town contains 40,000 Count de Maison, charged himself with inhabitants, and the province 900,000. the distribution of six hundred copies of The bishop, whose diocess includes 847 the Scriptures, to be supplied from St. churches, is stated to be a learned and Petersburg, in order to make, at least, a liberal man, and a worthy scholar of beginning among 34,000 Vogay Tartars, the late revered Metropolitan of Mos- under his government, in this extensive cow, Platon, in whose school, we are steppe. Mr. P. in his further travels, happy to find, the greater part of the crossed and recrossed the ancient Scypresent bishops and archbishops of the thia Minor, conveying information, and Russian church were educated.

preparing the way for the distribution The next letter is dated Voronez, the of four thousand copies of the sacred seat of a Bible Society, nearly one thou. Scriptures, among Greeks, Tartars, sand miles in the interior of Russia. Germans, Russians, and Armepjans. He The inhabitants of the province amount found the Kaffa (or Theodosian) Bible to 300,000 souls; and the committee Society in prosperous circumstances, had agreed to establish an association and very grateful to England for her in each of the thirteen district towns. exertions and assistance. The commitThe number of subscribers at Voronez tee urgently requested two or three was upwards of 3,000, and appeared to hundred copies of the Hebrew New be considerably on the increase. Mr. Testament, as the numerous Jews in P. was kindly entertained at the house that quarter were beginning to make of one of the secretaries, a Russian mer- religious inquiries. chant, who informed him that, when a At Sympherpole, (or Akmechet,) the youth of about twenty years of age, he chief city of the peninsula of Taurida, a had the misfortune to drink deeply of moral wild, containing 200,000 Mahothe infidel philosophy of the last age, medans, and 100,000 Christians and and that for many years he lived without Jews, a respectable and efficient society religion altogether; but that, at last, it had been established. All the chief aupleased God to open his eyes, solely by thorities, civil and ecclesiastical, gave the reading of the Bible, and that since their active assistance. Above one third that time, the word of God had become of the subscribers are Mahomedans, a real treasure to bis heart, and to his with five Caraite Jews. Mr. P. adds : house. So indefatigable has this most 6. The late wars and commotions on zealous and excellent man been in the earth, with the present wonderful searching the Scriptures, that he has exertions to spread abroad the holy

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