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Intelligence. -Unitarian Chapel Thorne, Yorkshire. mers, the congregation was small. I have zeal in the cause. I preached am informed it is very good on a three times to cronded audiences, who Lord's day.

were very attentive. 6. IVick. In this village there is an 13. Blaengwrach. The meeting. Unitarian Baptist congregation. I house here is said to be one of the preached to a pretty large audience. oldest in the principality, and stands

7. Newton-Nottage. Here also the on an hill in the midst of trees, some congregation ranks as Unitarian Bap way from any habitation. I preached tists. ) preached to a crouded assem- to an attentive audience. A Mr. Wilbly. Mr. Phillips at both these places liams is the minister in this place. gave an outline of the sermon in 14. Aberdare. I preached here Welsh. Mr. Evan Lloyd is the mi- twice, had very good congregations. nister of both these churches.

Mr. Phillips repeated in Welsh the 8. Bridgend. Here is a good meet- substance of the sermons. There ing-louse, but the congregation has seems to be a good Unitarian congrelong been in a low state. Mr. James gation in this place. Mr. T. Evars has lately undertaken to try what can is the minister at Aberdare and Merbe done io revive it: he preaches here thyr Tydvil. one Sunday in the fortnight, and Mr. 15. Cymmar. Here I preached to Evan Lloyd supplies the other Sunday. an attentive assembly. Mr. James Į preached here three times; the gave the substance of the discourse in hearers were very attentive. In this Welsh. I know not with what class congregation there is a respectable of Christians the minister of this confamily who are relations of that truly gregation ranks, but he appears to be a excellent man the late Dr. Price. truly liberal man.

9. Bettws. I preached here to a con- There is reason to think there are gregation which was said to be much Unitarians in some parts of Glamorlarger than what usually attends. ganshire who do not openly profess

10. Cardiff. There are Unitarians the doctrine, nor contribute to its proin this town, but some of them want, motion by uniting with its friends. courage and zeal. I preached in the Still the knowledge of the truth is Presbyterian nieeting-house to a re- making progress; and in a few years spectable congregation. Mr. Phillips the name Unitarian instead of being gave an outline in Welsh.

thought reproachful, will be esteemned 11. Cuerphilly. Here I preached in fonourable. Our brethren in this the Town-Hall, to a large assembly. county, especially in the eastern part There are several Unitarians in this of it, have many openings for their place and its vicinity; In this town exertions in the great cause of divine and at Cardiff it is much to be lamented truth. that Unitarian worship is not regularly carried on.

Unitarian Chapel, Thorne, Yorkshire. A short distance from Caerphilly is At a meeting of the Unitarian Soa small congregation, said to be chiefly ciety at Thorne, held in their new Antitrinitarian.

chapel after afternoon's service on the In going from Cardiff to Caerphilly Lord's day, December 15, 1816, I had the pleasure of visiting the rela- Francis Moat reported the particulars tions of my highly respected friend of his late excursion, and stated that he Dr. Carpenter.

had left home with a debt of £208. 6s. On the evening of the day when I 11d. upon the chapel, and that after preached at Caerphilly it was ap- an absence of six weeks he had sucpointed for me to preach at Craig- ceeded in collecting, £229 6s. 6d.; Fargod, but the distance was so great, that his expenses had been 4 188. 3d. the road some part of it so bad and only (owing to the kind hospitality difficult to find, that we arrived too with which he had been received). late! Here is an old Unitarian Bap- leaving a balance of £16. Is. 4d. in tist congregation. We conversed with the hands of the Treasurer. some of the brethren.

It was resolved unanimously : 12. Merthyr Tydvil. This is a very 1. That the grateful and affectionate populous town situated in the midst thanks of this Society are hereby giren of the iron works. The Unitarians to the friends at Halifax, Rochdale, meet here in a large school-room, and Manchester, Stockport, Bolton, Stand, seem to be pretty numerous, and to Bury, Monton, Warrington, Galeacie,

Intelligence.--Breach of the Salbath.-Mr. Muturin.

737 Liverpool, Chowbent, Sheffield, and Works, I did not take into consideraother places, for their kind reception tion how soon such a list must be of Francis Moat, and for the Christian furnished you, from the necessity of liberality with which they entered completing the ensuing number at the into the object of his journey. press much earlier than usual, on ac

2. That the heartfelt thanks of this count of the Index. Society are hereby given to all our I am also disposed to delay the pub. Christian brethren who have by con- lication of the List from some encoutributions assisted in extinguishing the raging, appearances of a desire to prodebt; and to the Committee of the mote the subscription, which, I trust, Unitarian Fund for its grant of £20. may enable me very early in your

3. That it has been strongly recom- next volume to announce the required mended to us, and is very desirable, to number of 200 subscribers, as they increase the burial ground attached to now amount to 160, by the assistance the chapel (which at present consists of a subscription for ten copies from of only 72 square yards); that 144 a gentleman who knew and respected square yards of ground contiguous may Dr. Priestley, and is attached to his be obtained, which with a plain sub- memory, but who will not allow me stantial wall to enclose the whole to mention him under any other burial ground is estimated at £55; description. towards which a balance of £16.1s. 4d.

I remain, Sir, your's, remains on hand. That the assistance

J. T. RUTT. of our brethren who have not hitherto contributed is respectfully requested to The Rev. Dr. Estlin, of Bristol, has enable us to effect this object; and issued Proposals for publishing by that the proceeds be reported in the subscription, in two volumes octavo, Monthly Repository.

price to subscribers 24s. Familiar 4. That the expences

Lectures on Moral Philosophy. Dedi. of building the chapel

cated to the Gentlemen who have amounted to

£408 1 3 been his Pupils. To be published Expences of F. Moat's

by R. Hunter, St. Paul's Church journey

4 18 3 Yard. Balance in Treasurer's hands

16 1 4


Breach of the Sabbath.
L429 0 10 It will scarcely be believed, but the

fact is certain, that notwithstanding Subscriptions by Uni

the severity of the weather, and the tarians at Thorne and

critical state of the crops in Scotland, its neighbourhood £ 88 1 0 two farmers were fined last week by Subscriptions of friends

the Sheriff of Kircudbright £10 each as reported in M. Repos. 111 13 4 for carrying their corn on the prece Received by Francis

ding Sunday, in violation of the act Moat during his late

of the Scottish Parliament for punishjourney

229 6 6 ing the breach of the Sabbath. The

defendants in justification pleaded the £429 0 10 necessity of the case, but the plea was

overruled by the Sheriff, and the fine (Signed)

was enforced ! M. Chron. Nov. 28. William Darby, Treasurer, Charles James Fox Benson, A private letter from Dublin states

Secretary that the Rev. Mr. Maturin, the author Thorne, Dec. 16, 1816.

of Bertram, is likely to be deprived by

his bishop of a small living which he LITERARY.

now has, in consequence of his having Mr. Rutt on his Edition of Dr. Prieste written that tragedy. It was consi

ley's Theological Works. dered a harsh and bigoted proceeding SIR, Clapton, Dec. 18, 1816. in the Church of Scotland, which is When, in your last number, I men- more strict than the Church of Entioned my design of publishing a list gland, to have degraded Mr. Home, of the subscribers to the proposed for having written the tragedy of edition of Dr. Priestley's Theological Douglas. Exuminer, July 7.



Sermons, by Jobn Disney, D.D, F.S. A. in the Protestant Dissenting Chapel Vols. III. and IV. 8vo. 183. boards. Lewin's Mead, Bristol, June 16, 1916, in

Sermons, on Various Subjects. By the recommendation of a Subscription for the late Richard Price, D. D. F. R. S. 8vo. Relief of the Protestant Sufferers for boards.

Conscience-sake in the South of France. Evening Amusements; or, the Beauties By John Prior Estlin, LL. D. sve. of the Heavens Displayed ; in which the Is. 6d. Striking Appearances to be observed in

Baptism. Various Evenings during the year 1817

(See p. 308. 436. 628.) are described. By William Frend, M. A. Considerations on the Doctrines of Re-33. boards.

generation in the Sense in wbich that Chrestomathia : being a Collection of term is used in the Church of England Papers explanatory of the Design of an in her public Formularies. By the Rev. Institution proposed to be set on foot, Charles Daubeoy, Archdeacon of Saran. under the Name of the Chrestomathic 28. 6d. Day School, for the Extension of the New An Apology for the Ministers of the System of Instruction to the Higher Church of England, who hold the DocBranches of Learning. By Jeremy Ben- trine of Baptismal Regeneration, in a tham, Esq. 8vo. Part I.

Letter addressed to the Rev. George Lowman on the Hebrew Ritual. New Stanley Faber, B. D, in consequence of Edit. 8vo. 10s. 6.

Misrepresentations of their Opinions conUnitarianism a Scriptural Creed; occa- tained in his Sermons on Regeneration, sioned by the Pamphlets of Mr. Law and By Christopher Bethell, M. A. Dean of Mr. Baxter, in defence of the Doctrine of 'Chichester. the Trinity. By T. C, Holland, Minister The Doctrine of Regeneration in the of the Unitarian congregation at Preston. Case of Infant Baptism, stated in Reply 8vo. Is. 60.

to the Dean of Chichester's Apology. By On Persecution. A Discourse delivered G. S. Faber, B. D. 2s.6d.

CORRESPONDENCE. We hope to be able to present our Subscribers in the ensuing Number, the first of Vol. XII. with a Portrait of the late Rev. William Vidler, accompanied with a Manoir.

In this Number we insert the Resolutions of the Unitarian Society at Thorne on the settlement of their accounts. The names of all the Subscribers are also sent un · for insertion, but we have not room for them ; indeed we feel considerable objection to this mode of filling up our pages, and recommend that in this and similar cases a printed list be stitched up with our wrapper as an advertisement. This will fully answer the end and leave us room for communications of more permanent value.

The Rossendale account will be closed in the next Nuniber.

Mr. W'ilson's strictures on the Review of his History of Dissenting Churches, cam too late for insertion. We have returned it to the Publishers for bim, and we take the liberty of recommending him to withdraw it. It would, we fear, produce an effect contrary to the design of the writer. We must, at least, require bim to shorten it, for a great part of it has no more reference to the Review of the History than to almost any other theological article in any one of our Miscellaneous Volumes.

Various other communications are of necessity reserved for the next Volume,

ERRATA. In the Account of Oldhury Double Lecture, p. 622. col. 2. I. 8. for or his tribunal, read ou his tribunal. 1. 26. insert inverted comamas at persccution. p. 633. 1. 7. for their doctrines read these doctrines. 1. 28. for contexts read contents.

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The Names and Signatures of Correspondents are distinguished by Small Capitals
or Italic: as different Correspondents have often adopted the same signature, some an-
biguity in the references will upavoidably arise; but this is an inconvenience necessarily
attached to anonymous communications.



Algiers, war between Great Britain
ed, poetry by, 174, 242, 296, 349, and, 498. Bombardment of, 562.
415, 551,614, 679. Ou doctrinal Treaty with, ib.


704 Allen, Mr. on the British and Foreign
A. Ai's animadversions on Mr. Gil-

School Society,

christ's Sermon, 16. Mr. Gilchrist's Alliance, the “ holy," 112, 125, 499.
reply to,
89 Anecdotes of its origin,

A. B. on the report of Kentucky le- Almanacks, Imperial and Royal French,
gislature on the Sbakers,
207 review of,

A.B.C. on Hume's argument against Alphonso the Fourth's soliloquy,


704 Ambition, Spanish, 223. Mr. Howe
Abraham's sacrifice, observations on, 661

A. Ci's verses to a crocus, 242. America, proclamation of a fast-day
Translation of Voltaire's impromptu

in, 79.

On the Shakers in, 207.
on the beauty of the heavens, ib. On the Peace Society in, 332, 347.
Acosta on the Spaniards in America, 716 Education in, 366. Public afrairs
Activity a source of human happiness, of, 372, 500, 563, 628, 691. Ac-
349 count of an Unitarian church in,

Adam, on the fall of, 261,515, 649 Amory, Dr. anecdotes of,

Adam, Right Hon. W. his speech at Ancients and moderns,

the first meeting of the New Jury Angels, explanation of the word, in
Court, Scotland,
145 Rom viii. 28,

Adams, John, of Pitcairn's Island, ac- Annihilation, on the doctrine of, 278,
count of,
3 383, 474,

Ælian controversy, statement of it, Answer to the question, What is

669 blasphemy?
A. F. on Sir Isaac Newton's MSS. Anti-baptists, questions to,

143, 220. On Dr. Bekker, 594. Archer's Sermon on Universal Bene-
Replies to, 654, 655, 714. On the

volence, reviewed,

Vuitarian Baptists at York, 715 Arianism, remarks on, 75,411. Mr.
Agony of Christ, reasons for it, 342 Carpenter on,

Agriculture, a demand for books on, Articles of the Church, on subscrip-
a good symptom, 629, (note).

tion to,

Ainsworth, Henry, account of, 237 Aspland, Mrs. Hannah, obituary of, 111
Alcoran, was it created or uncreated ? 596 Aspland's Funeral Sermon for Mr.
Aldridge, Mr. account of,
846 Hennell, extract from,


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sham on,

Aspland's Funeral Serion for Mr. Bennet, Mr. analysis of his work on
James Drover, extract from, 244 Sacrifices,

Assembly of Divines, on the,

394 BENNETT, Mr. on the Rheimish ver-
Astruc, Dr. account of,


Athenian Mercury, account of it, 595. Benson, Dr. account of, 344.

Curious questions in,
5.96 Socrates' sacrifice of a cock,

Athenian Oracle, extracts from it, 392 Bentham, Dr. account of,
Atonement, B. S.'s letter on, 260. Bethnal Green Bible Association,

Appointed in the Levitical law for Beverley, Thomas, account of, 670
various crimes;

717--721 B. F. on Southey's Poem “ The Great
Auto de Fé, narrative of one, 576, 658 Victory,"

B. G.'s account of the opening of the

new Unitarian chapel at Oldbam,

Bible. Sce Scriptures.
B.'s narrative of an Auto de Fé in Bible Association of Betbnal Green,
Logrono, 576, 658. Obituary of

and the rector,
Mrs. E. Carslake, 616, Auswer to Bible Societies, Chalmers on,

the question What is blasphemy? 708

Bible Society, statement of its ac-
Baco!, Lord, estimate of the philo-


sophical character of, 501,


Ball, Mr. John, account of,


Bandon, Presbyterian Association at, 623 BIBLICUS, his account of Callender's
Baptism, contrororsy on, 249. Mr. translation of the Epist. to the
Severn on, 266. On the neces-


sity of, previous to marriage, 591.

Bigotry, recent case of, in private
Marsh on,

life, 820.
Editor on,

Baptist Chapel, York, opening of, 684,715 Biography. See HISTORY AND
Baptists, on the, 167. Review of the BIOGRAPHY.
“Vipdication" ot, 170. General, Biriningham, on the riots at,

origin and history of the English, Birstal, the birth-place of Dr. Priest-
237. Annual Assembly of the

ley, risit to,
Old General, 351. Unitarian in Blackburne, Archdeacon, Mr. Bel-
York, 393, 194, 684. A. F. on
those at York,

715 Blackburne, Rev. Francis, obituary
Bardadoes, insurrections in,

Barebone, Praise-God, account of, 239 Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit,
Barhan Court, prosecution for illegal queries respecting,

religious worship at, 558-562 Blasphemy, what is it? an answer to
Barrow, Dr. philosophical character the question,


695 Blenheim, Southey's ode on the battle
Basanistes' New Way of deciding Old

of, 106, 155,
Controversies, reviewed,
288 Bligh, Captain, account of,

Baxter on future punisbment, 325 Blyth, Mrs. Ann, obituary of,

Becket, St. Thomas à, miracles per-

Bock's account of Crellius,

formed by,

338 Bradshaw, President, anecdote of, 160
Bedlam, anecdotes of,

385 Bragge, Mr. Robert, anecdotes of,
Bekker, Dr. queries respecting, 594. Brain, the, described,
Accounts of, 654, 655,

714 Brechfa, Mr. Wright's labours at,
Belfast Academy, on the parliament-

BREVIS on the treatment of the insane
ary proceedings respecting,

330 in 1561, 385. On Dr. Priestley's
Belfast Meeting, its resolutions re-

ill-treatinent at Warwick,

specting the persecution of the British and Foreign School Society
French Protestants, 50,
205 Report and Meeting,

BELSHA, Rev. T. attack on in the Brombent's Sermou before the Uni-
Quarterly Review, 221. His reply tarian Fund, review of,

to the animadversions of the Rev. Brooks, Mrs. obituary of,

Reginald Heber, 257. His Notes Brougham, Mr. his speech on the
on Paul's Epistles, 471, 628. Ac-

French Protestants,
count of an Unitarian church in Brown, Rev. Robert, account of,
America, in a letter to,

685 Brown, Sir Thomas, on future pu-
Belsham's Letter to the Unitarians of nishment,
South Wales, reviewed,
663 Browne, Simon, account of,

Benefit of clergy, origin and history Brownists, their bistory,

444 Brown's Prize Essay, extract from,
Benevolence, a source of human bap-

437–444. Review of, 535-588,







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