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amounting to about £35. The event hundred men. The late clergyman of here recorded, is one to which the this parish, was what Bishop Watson friends of truth must advert with the called “ an esteemed Socinian ;" the most lively interest. A very few years present is an avowed Orthodox minister. ago the profession of Unitarian principles, 'The father of the child recommended to in a population of 50,000 souls, was con- the Divine blessing on this occasion, was fined to one or two individuals. In the for many years in the East Indies, where chapel now erected upwards of seventy he had ample opportunities of witnessing persons and families have taken sittings, the debasing influence of heathen idolaand an opportunity will be afforded to try; his attention has been lately dimany au one of hearing and judging for rected to Unitarianism, and being conhimself. What has already been done lays vinced of its truth, he is laudably anxious a foundation for gratitude and hope, and to hold fast the purest religion, in its furnishes a claim to the liberality of the purest form. Judicious Unitarian Tracts Unitarian public, which, we trust, for the are much required for this place, and for sake of truth and piety, will not pass un- many others in the West of Scotland. regarded. N. J.
Quarterly Meeting, Manchester. THE “ Lancashire and Cheshire UnitaThe Quarterly Meeting of Ministers, lished an interesting report of its proceed
rian Missionary Society" has just pubusually denomiuated Presbyterian, was held in Cross-street Chapel, Manchester,
ings. The Society has been in existence on Wednesday, December 24th. The de' and operation little more than a year, votional part of the service was conducted aud the following places have been already by the Rev. John Gaskell, of Dukinfield; supplied, by their preachers, regularly or and the Rev. John James Tayler, of occasionally : Middleton, Swinton and Manchester, preached from Rom. i: 16. srlams, Astley, Leigh, Blackburu and the After service, the Annual Meeting of the neighbourhood, Wigan, Oldham, HolLancashire and Cheshire Unitarian Book
linwood and Todmorden. Two congreand Tract Society took place in the Cross- gations, Park Lane and Hindley, were street Chapel Room. The ministers of supplied by the Society, while they were the Quarterly Meeting, and a few lay- places, Sunday-schools have been esta
without regular ministers. At sereral gentlemen, afterwards dined together, and spent the day in a very friendly and blished, two of which contain about one agreeable manner.
hundred scholars each. Some libraries havc been also formed : and in one or
two of the congregations class-meetings Unitarianism in Ayrshire. have been held for religious couversation (See p. 122.)
and reading. Two Sermons were preached on Friday the 7th of November, at Old Cum.
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excellent and learned author will be the want of Scriptural Evidence for the prefixed by Professor Mylne. To be Doctrine of the Trinity, was listened to neatly printed iu 8vo. price 128. boards. with profound attention, by more than a
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ERRATUM. P. 626, col. 2, line 35 from the bottom, for “ exacted by," read “ exacted from."
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A.'s memoir of the late Samuel Pett, Albanus on the difficulty of a purely
109 spiritual conception of the Deity, 351
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On Mr. Little's sermon in the Hall
berland, Rhode Island, concerning
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