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RELIGIOUS AND PHILANTHROPIC
Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge in the Highlands, &c.Thursday, April 11, the 49th Anniversary Festival of the London Corresponding Board of this Society was celebrated at the Albion, Aldersgate-street; his Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, President, in the chair; when about £300 was collected.
Religious Book and Tract Society, Ireland.-On Monday, April 15th, the Annual Meeting of this Society was held in the Lecture Room of the Dublin Institution, Sackville-street; the Right Hon. Viscount Lorton in the chair. From the Report of the proceedings of the Society, during the past year, we learn that the sales of the Depositary in that period amounted to 3298 books, and 338,949 tracts; and that 26,897 tracts had been issued gratuitously to Gaols, Hospitals, &c. making a total of 365,846; that the receipts of the Society have amounted to £3,943, and its expenditure to £3,807. 19s. 3d. A considerable number of tracts have been published.
Sunday School Society for Ireland.-The Right Hon. the Earl of Roden presided at the Annual Meeting of this Society, which was held on Wednesday, April 17th, at the Lecture Room of the Dublin Institution. From the Report, it appears that the number of schools which the Society has assisted, amounts to 1558, containing 156,255 scholars, being an increase during the past year of 205 schools and 20,655 scholars. The income of the Society during the past year has been £3193. 6s. 6d. £360 was contributed by Associations in England, and £298 from Scotland. A bequest of £840 was left to the Society by Sir Gilbert King, and another of £200 by Mrs. O'Donnell. The Society has also received a liberal donation of 10,000 Testaments from the British and Foreign Bible Society. They have issued during the same period 1022 Bibles, 17,574 Testaments, 47,842 Spelling-books, a number of Alphabets, &c. During the year the total expenditure has been £2947. 17s. 7d.
Hibernian Bible Society.-The Annual Meeting of this Society was held at the Rotunda, Dublin, on Thursday, April the 18th, the Archbishop of Tuam in the Chair; the Report stated, as usual, the progress of the Society, which exceeded the precedent of all former years. Avoiding fractions, the receipts were £5679, being £1745
more than the preceding year; and the expenditure £5573. The issues were 8701 Bibles, and 11,964 Testaments. Since the formation of the Society, the amount of both has been 295,695.
Hibernian Church Missionary Society.-On Friday, April 19, was held at the same place, the Annual Meeting of this Society; his Grace the Archbishop of Tuam in the Chair. The Report stated, that the receipts of the last year amounted to £2579, of which more than £2000 were transmitted to the Parent Institution in London.
Wesleyan-Methodist Missionary Society.-The Three Annual Sermons before this Society were preached on the 25th and 26th of April, by the Rev. John James, of Halifax, the Rev. Dr. Adam Clarke, and the Rev. Henry Moore, in the Chapels at Spitalfields, Great Queen-street, and City Road. Sermons were also preached in aid of the Missions, on Sunday, April 28th, in all the Chapels of the Wesleyan Methodists in the London Circuits. The Sunday collections, in almost every Chapel, exceeded those of the last year, although, in most cases, Branch-Societies exist in connection with these Chapels, each of which had previously held its own Annual Meeting, and had remitted, together with subscriptions and donations, the public collection then made. The whole of the collections and donations, received in connection with this Anniversary, amount to upwards of Twelve Hundred Pounds, being an increase of Two Hundred Pounds above those of the last year.-On Monday, April 29, the Annual Meeting for business was held at the City Road Chapel; Joseph Butterworth, Esq. M.P. in the chair. The Report took a rapid review of the Missions supported by the Society in France, Gibraltar, Ceylon and Continental India, New South Wales, New Zealand, Western and Southern Africa, the West Indies, British North America, &c.; from all of which the accounts are generally very satisfactory. The number of Missionaries now employed, including several Native Assistant Preachers, but exclusive of mere Cathechists and Schoolmasters, was stated to be 149; who occupy 105 stations.. The number sent out during the last year was eleven, of whom five are married. The number of Members in the Foreign Missionary Stations, was, when the last year's returns were made up, 28,699; and the returns of the current year, as far as they have yet been received, indicate a very considerable increase, especially in some of the Islands of the West Indies. The receipts of the year ending Dec. 31, 1821, were £26,883. Os. 1d. The expenditure was £30,925. 2s. 1d.; to which must be added the balance due to the Treasurers, Dec. 31, 1820, viz. £3,526. 3s. 10d.; so that when the last accounts was made up, the Treasurers were in advance for the Society to the large amount of £7,568. 5s. 10d. This balance, however, we understand, has since been somewhat reduced.
Church Missionary Society.-On Monday Evening, April 29, the Annual Sermon for the benefit of this Institution, was preached from John iv. 34-6, at St. Bride's Church, Fleet-street, by the Rev. Marmaduke Thompson, M.A. Chaplain of the Hon. East-India Company on the Madras Establishment; and the following day, at noon, was held, at Freemasons' Hall, the Twenty-second Anniversary of the Institution; the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Gambier in the chair. The Report detailed, at great length, the missionary operations of the Society during the past year, in the various countries to which its missionaries had been sent. Many letters from different friends to the Society, were quoted, giving highly satisfactory accounts of
the rapid progress which the light of the Gospel was making in every quarter it had reached. The statement as to the funds of the Society was extremely gratifying; the receipts of the current year amounting to about £33,000; and the expenses to nearly the same. A Missionary House at Calcutta, similar to that at Madras, has been established under the auspices of the Right Rev. Bishop; and education is advancing with steady steps throughout the East. The accounts from Ceylon, the West Indies, the British settlements in North America, &c. are highly satisfactory. In Sierra Leone, the Gospel is working almost incredible changes; and many of the poor slaves may, without a figure of speech, be said to have become new creatures. Schools, (numerously attended) prayer-meetings, and even a Bible Society, have been established in that improving land, which, not many years ago, was totally buried in mental darkness. The accounts from the Protestant churches of continental Europe, present a beautiful picture of missionary zeal and energy: indeed from the Pyrenées to the mountains of Norway-from the German Ocean to the shores of the Euxine, the same ardour and activity in this best of causes are eminently conspicuous.-The collection at the Church was £221. 19s. 7d. and at the Meeting £167. 7s. 5d.
British and Foreign Bible Society.-Wednesday, May 1, the Anniversary Meeting of this excellent Institution was held at the Freemason's Tavern; Lord Teignmouth in the chair. The Report contained a number of most cheering facts relative to the prosperity of the Institution, from which it appeared that the Auxiliary Societies have increased both in numbers and in the amount of the subscriptions; that the friends of similar institutions in various parts of the world have been prosecuting the same cause with increased energy and success; and many instances were mentioned, in which their exertions have produced a very striking moral and religious benefit. The income of the Society during the past year exceeded that of any former year, and amounted to the astonishing sum of upwards of One hundred and three thousand pounds. The expenditure during the same period, in translating, printing, and circulating the Scriptures in a variety of European, Asiatic, and some African and American languages, as also in assisting the benevolent labours of kindred institutions, exceeds £90,000. So great, however, are the demands, and such the confidence of the Committee on the continued generosity of the Christian public, that the engagements of the Society were calculated at no less a sum than £50,000.
Prayer Book and Homily Society.-The Tenth Annual Meeting of this Society was held on Thursday, May 2, at Stationers' Hall; the Right Hon. Lord Calthorpe in the chair. From the Report, it appeared, that the Society had issued considerably more Prayer Books and Homilies during the last year than in the preceding, (the increase in the issue of the latter amounting to 30,000,) and that its cause was more warmly espoused, and its utility more generally acknowledged, than heretofore. The Book of Homilies, previously to the formation of this Society, was considered, by far too many, as almost antiquated and obsolete; but through their exertions, these valuable compositions have become known to many thousands. Besides those already circulated, measures have been taken to translate more of the Homilies into the French and Italian languages, and nothing is wanting but enlarged funds for the disseminating of these instructive compositions over the greater part of the Continent, where they are thank