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and without whose approving Certificate fits of enlightened education and moral the stipulated salary or gratuity was oot to improvement to every class. Every possi. be paid, and that the emulation of the ble precaution has been taken to render children in the pursuit of religious know their Schools attractive and beneficial to ledge should be encouraged, and their Roman Catholics and Protestant Dissenproficiency ascertained by annual Cate- ters, as well as to the Members of the chetical Examipations,
Established Church. All interference with The entire of this system adopted by the their religious principles, all attempts at Asgociation, stands distinguished from proselytism have been carefully and hoevery other which has been formed for the nestly avoided, and that this disposition education of the poor of Ireland. It there has been distinctly seen and felt, by those fore seems of high importance to the iu- whose improvement it was intended to terests of the Established Religion that its promote, will fully appear from this reexertions for this object should be liberally markable fact, that of the entire number assisted both-by parliamentary and private of Children attending their Schools in aid.
the last half yearly Returns, the namIn truth every man who is acquainted ber of Protestant Children was 2800, that with the state of Ireland must know, that, of the Roman Catholic 2600, so that it has not only in a moral, but a political point been truly asserted in the last Sermon, of view, the great utility of snch establish- which was preached before the Associments as educate the poor of Ireland, ation, “ That our Schools have been which adhere to the Church of England, is opened to children of every religious permost undeniable. Experience has proved suasion, and care so effectually taken to that in times of peril and dismay, this por- avoid all interference with the peculiar tion of the Irish population has been found tenets of each, that I will venture, (says the surest link for holding Ireland united the Reverend Preacher) to assert, that with the rest of the Empire, and it is evi- there has not even a complaint been made dent that until a great moral and religious of such interference having been atchange shall have taken place in this coun- tempted." try, the best security for that union must Apother most important measare adoptcontinue to depend on that Body of estabm ed by the Association for exciting throughlished Churchmen, all wliose principles, out the entire country, amongst all the habits, and feelings, bind tlıcm to Govern- serious and pious, but especially amongst ment. It is in cherisliing, in training, in the friends of the Established Church, a enlightening that most trustworthy and yet zealous co-operation in all its plans, and greatly exposed part of the Irish populace, securing every where that local and indithat the Association employs its principal vidual exertion, without which all theo. labours. The attention of the Parochial retical and general schenses are vain and Clergy is most constant and praisewortby, useless, was the establishment of Diocesan and as they universally approve the mea. Committees, under the direction of the sures of the Association, and apply to it Archbishop, or Bishop in each See, whose for aid to assist them in their exertions example and influence would probably for the moral and religious instruction of unite the entire body of the Clergy, and the lower classes, particularly of that por the most respectable of the Laity in every tion which continues within the pale of district, in a regular, continued, and the Establishment, surely the Association effective prosecution of those great obshould be enabled to afford then that aid. jects for which the Association labours. Nothing short of what the Association bas The success of this plan, though but a been doing in union with the efforts of the short time tried, and uot yet univers Clergy is sufficient, and nothing that they sally carried into effect, has been most both can do, will be more than sufficient to important and beneficial. To this is due, preserve the lower classes of the Estab. in a great measure, the rapid multiplilished Church from being either brutalized cation of Catechetical Examinations in by vice and ignorance, bewildered by every part of Ireland. religious eccentricity, or drawn back by From the preceding statement one insurrounding example and proselyting zeal, ference follows, which strongly tends to into that religion whose popular strength encourage the exertions of the Association, in Ireland has at least no need of addition, and the co-operation of the public : it is,
But while the Association lias directed that the measures the Association has its peculiar attention to that class' of the adopted, are in a state of progress, whichi Irish population which most naturally it only requires more general co-operation claims and most indispensibly requires it, it and more liberal assistance to increase, has been most anxious to extend the bene. until they become adequate to the moral
and religious exigencies of the country, tion has already increased, in the nnmbers and productive of the most extensive and and rank of its Members, in estimation beneficial results; while it is equally cer with the public, and in the efficacy of its tain, that wherever that co-operation has operations, to a degree far beyond what, become less active, or that assiаtance from so small a beginning, could have been been witaheld, the efforts of the As- reasonably anticipated ; a success which sociation lave been necessarily checked
indicates that Providence has employed and retarded. Thus it has appeared, that
this Association as the instrument of effectsince the establishment of the Diocesan ing its gracious purposes of promoting the Committees has increased the numbers of religious and moral improvement of this the Clergy and Laity resident in the coun favoured Nation, and which may encontry, active in executing the plan of Cate. rage the friends of piety and virtue to look chetical Examinations; these fiave been forward to its future salutary influence as so multiplicd, as in the last year to be still more extensive and effective, if it shall donble of any preceding, above 10,000 hereafter continue to be supported with children have been examined ; how very that zeal and liberality which the imgreat must have been the increased num portance of its objects 80 eminently bers of the Children engaged in the prepa
deserve, ratory course of instruction? Thus also, with respect to Schools, from the first Hibernian Bible Society. adoption of this plan in 1805, when TUREE Schools only received salary, the number Correspondence with his Grace the increased, in 1807, to FORTY-ONE, the
Lord Primate, and his Grace, the highest number which the funds of the Archbishop of Dublin. Association could at that time support. From thence to the year 1819 inclusive,
Letter from his Grace the Lord the number of Schools receiving aid in
Primate. creased from fifty-eight to one hundred and
Great George's Street, fourteen, being thus in that short space
July 14, 1821. nearly doubled, and on the whole, one hun Sir, -As I understand you are Secretary dred and twenty Schools are at the present of the Hibernian Bible ty, I request time assisted with salaries, and sixty you will have the goodness to inform the school-houses have been built and endown Society, that I wish to have my name ed with an acre of land, or what in special withdrawn. circumstances was deemed an equivalent, A friend to the circulation of the Scripand all furnished with School-masters such tures, I have, for many years, giveu my as could not be obtained by holding out conntenance and support to the Hibernian less advantageous prospects. These Schools Bible Society; and it is with much reluctthus erected, and these Masters thus ance, and even pain, that I feel myself bronght forward and settled, and endowed obliged to withdraw froin it. under the promise of the Association, pos It would be useless to detail all the cir. sess a clain on the continued support of
cumstances which have indnced me to the Association and the public, which is form this resolution. I cannot, however, indeed most powerful.
forbear stating, that the constitution of the Still however, this salutary work can Society—as it appears to me has been only be said to be partly began. The gradually changed since its original formaAssociation are under engagements to tion; and it is quite notorious, that, at its give aid for building and salary to upwards public meetings, speakers introduce topics of FIFTY Schools, as soon as the required which are not only irrelevant to the busiconditions shall have been fulfilled by the ness of the Society, but, in some inparties who have applied, and applications stances, ntterly inconsistent with their are daily and rapidly coming in, so that avowed object of circulating the Bible above Forty, proposing exactly to con
without comment. forin to the conditions prescribed by the Those meetings consist of a number of Association, are at this moment unanswer persons whose religionis opinions are at vaed, and cannot be favourably answered, riance with each other, and each person except the liberality of Government and has a right to express, without check or the public to the Association is propor- control, his own religious opinions in his tionably increased.
own language. Under such circumstances, That such liberal aid will, however, be it is impossible to prevent observations extended, there sorely cannot be any being made which are injnrious to the Es. reasonable doubt; the preceding state. tablished Church, and offensive to its memment, grounded on undeniable facts, bers. seems to shew clearly that this Associaa I cannot, therifore, consistently with
my sense of duty, any longer sanction the version. - I bave the bonbar to be, your proceedings of the Society, or continue Grace's most obedient servant, even its nominal Patron.
(Sigued) FRANCIS SADLEIR, Being in a weak state of health, and Sec, to the Hibernian Bible Society, overwhelmed with business, I need scarcely To His Grace the Lord add, that I mean not to enter into any dis
Primute, &c. &c. &c. cnssion on the subject- I have the honour to be, your faithful servant,
Letter from His Grace the Archbi. (Signed) W. ARMAGH. To Rev. Dr. Sadleir, Sec, of the
shop of Dublin. Hibernian Bible Society.
Jaly 14, 1821. Letter from the Rev. Dr. Sadleir to Sir, Having at my last visitation pabhis Grace the Lord Primate.
licly stated my objections to the proceed
ings of the Hibernian Bible Society, and Dublin, July 19, 1821.
my reasons for not any longer continuing a My Lord, I am directed by the Com
Member; it only remains for me to remittee of the Hibernian Bible Society, to quest that you will take the proper steps convey to your Grace their regret at the
for withdrawing my naine from the Sun determination you have expressed to re ciety.--I have the honour to be, your linquish the office of Patron of their So
obedient servant, ciety.
(Signed) J. G. DUBLIN. In compliance with your Grace's wish, To the Sec. of the Hiberthat discnssion should be avoided, the Com
nian Bible Society. mittee will only state, that on the most mature deliberation, they are fully satisfied that no change has been introduced into Letter from Rev. B. W. Matthias, the constitution of the Society since its
to his Grace the Arehbishop of original formation; and beg leave to add,
Dublin, that had your Grace been pleased to inti. mate the circumstances which made it ap
Dublin, July 19, 1821. parent to you that such chauge had taken My Lord,- I am directed by the Complace, the Committee would on the pre
mittee of the Hibernian Bible Society, to sent, as on a former occasion, have given express to your Grace their regret, for the the snbject the most respectful considera- loss of your Lordship’s patronage, which tion, and cheerfully and thankfully availed they had so many years enjoyed. Not having themselves of your suggestions. The Com- heard or seen your Grace's charge, they canmittee cannot conclude without express
not advert to the particular circumstances ing their further regret, that your Grace
with which your Lordship is dissatisfied, should conceive that at the public meet
but they are perfectly unconscious of any ings of the Society, observations might be departure from the line of proceedings made injurious to the Establisbed Church which had so long met your Grace's apand offensive to its members, as they are
probation.--I have the honour to be, &c. perfectly conscious that nothing of this
&c. kind ever took place, nor from the ar
(Signed) B. W. MATHIAS, rangement of those meetings could possi- To His Grace the Archbly have occurred without instant animad bishop of Dublin.
MISCELLANEOUS INTELLIGENCE. ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.
valuable rectory of Stavely, in DerbyThe rev. William Wilkinson, M.A, of shire; patron, his grace. Christ church, Oxford, appointed chaplain The rev. T. Jones, to the vicarage of to the earl of Athlone.
Llandan, Glamorganshire. The rev. Joseph Fayrer, of Clare-lall, The rev. H. Pooley, to the vicarage of collated to the vicarage of St. Teath, in St. Newlyn, Cornwall. Cornwall, by the lord bishop of Exeter. The rev. Johy Billington, to the rectory
The rev. William l'aylor, B.A. of Exe- of Kenardington, Keut, ter college, Oxford, to the rectory of The rev. Mr. Charupney,' to the living Litchborough, Northamptonshire.
of Badsworth, near Pontefract. The rev. R. Smith, chaplain to the duke The right
hon, and rev. Walter Hatchof Devonshire, at Chatsworth, to the inson, lord Aston, M.A. to the vicarage
of Tardebigg ; patron, the earl of Ply. Cambridgeshire ; patron, the bishop of month.
Ely..!! The rev. Thomas Paddon, M.A. fellow The rev. Heory Comyn, to the vicar., of Gonville and Caius college, instituted age of Monathan, otherwise Monaccan, to the vicarage and parochial church of Cornwall. Great Matteshall, with the rectory or free The rev. Jolin Moore, archdeacon of chapel of Paisley, Norfolk, on the presen Exeter, to a prebendal stall in the cathe
tation of the masters and fellows of that dral of Exeter. - society.
The rev. Joseph Hodgkinson, M.A. of The rev. J. H. Rose, of Trinity college, Braserose college, presented to the vicarCambridge, presented by the archbishop age of Leigh, Lancashire; patron, lord of Canterbury, to the vicarage of Hor Lilford, sham, vacated by the death of the rev. The rev, G. Gleig, curate of BaddlesMr. Jameson.
mere, Kent, to the perpetual curacy of Henry Harrison, instituted to Ash ; patron, the archbishop of Canterthe rectory and parish church of Shimp bory. ling, in Norfolk, on the presentation of The rev. John Jenkyns, LL.B. vicar of P.J. Harrison, esq. of Rickinghall Infe Evercreech, Somerset, indacted into the rior, Suffolk.
rectory of Horsmonden, on the presentaThe rey. Valentine Ellis, rector of Bar tion of the trustees of the will of Mrs. nardiston, in Suffolk, presented to the Marriott, deceased, vacant by the death rectory of Walton, in the county of Buck of the rev, Henry Morland. ingham, by the lord chancellor.
The rev. George Edward Kent, B.A. The rev, J. Stoddart, M.A. late fellow has been elected by the feoffees to the of Clare hall, elected head master of the mastership of the free grammar school, at free grammar school, at Bolton, in Lan Little Walsingham, vacant by the death of cashire, by the governors of that foun the rev. P. Peach, datiqu.
The rev. Charles Craven of St. John's The rev. George Harvey Vachell, B.A. college, Cambridge, a wrangler of the of St. Peter's college, is appointed do year 1819, unanimously elected (out of mestic chaplain to the marquis of Salis sixteen candidates) to tlie head-mastership bury.
of the grainmar school, at Alford, vacant The rev. Thomas Pickthall, curate of by the death of the rev. William Thomp*s' Waltham abbey, Essex, presented by the son. :! lord bishop of London to the vicarage of
UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE. - Broxbourn, Herts, ri's The rev. Hugh H. Morgan, B.D. is ap.
OXFORD, October 27.-On Thursday é pointed canon residentiary of Hereford last, the rev. William Glaisfer, M.A. schoD cathedrala
lar of University college, was elected a 7 The rev. Charles Taylor, to the vicar
fellow of that society. age of Madley ani Tibberton annexed, va
Ou Tuesday last the following degrees cant by the death of the late rev. Dr.
were couterred : Cope.
BACHELOR IN Civil LAW.- Francis The rev. Thomas Knox, of Tunbridge, Fearon, fellow of New college, M.A. to hold the rectory of Runwell,
MASTERS OF ARTS.-- Johan James Wate with the rectory of Ramsden Crays, both sov, Brasenese college ; rev. Henry St. vacated by the death of his father, the late John), Wadham college ; George Augusrev. Dr. Knox.
tus Montgomery, Oriel college; Thomas The rev. T. Gretton, M.1, of Christ Cozens Percival, student of Christ church; church, Oxford, elected one of the vicars Richard William Kerby, Exeter college ; choral of Hereford cathedral.
and Charles Lyall, Exeter college. The rev. Joseph Bardgett, to the rec BACHELOR OF Arts,-- William Har. *O, tory of Melmerly, Cumberland.
risou, of Christ church, The rev. Denis Browne, vicar of San November 10.-On Saturday, Novem* try, in the diocese of Dublin, to be rector ber 3, the hou. Arthur Philip Perceval,
and ricar of the Union of Loughrea ; pa and Simon Taylor, B.A. of Oriel college; tron, the earl of Clapricarde. His lord Charles Douglas Beckford, B.A, of Braseship has also appointed Mr. Browne his uose college ; the hon. John Duncan domestic chaplain.
Blight, B.A. and Henry Ditncomb, of The rev. James Jenkins. of Blacnavon, Christ church, were elected fellows of All I to the perpetual curacy of Capel Newydd. Souls college.
The rev. H. Fardell, M.A. prebendary BACHELOR IN DIVINITY, . The rev, wintef Ely, to the rectory of Tydd St. Giles's, Jolin Bull, student of Christ church. 1 *** *
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BACHELORS OF ARTS.-Hugh Dyke lowing gentlemen of this university were Acland, esq. of St. Mary ball, grand com ordained : pounder; hon. Jobm Duncau Bligh, Christ DEACONS. Henry Michael Wagner, church; Edward Berkeley Portman, M.A. fellow of King's college ; Henry Christ clinrch ; and George Inge, Christ Tasker, M.A, fellow of Pembroke hall; church.
Charles Porter, B.A, fellow of Caius Yesterday, the rev. George Robert college; Edward Bishop Elliott, M.A. Gleig, B.A. of Magdalen hall, was ad fellow of Trinity college ; Charles French mitted master of arts.
Bromlead, M.A. fellow of Trinity colAt the chapel of Hartlebury castle, on lege; Henry Hunter Hughes, M.A. fellow Sunday last, being All Saints day, the fol of St. John's college; and Williatu Craw. lowing gentlemen were ordained:
ley Leach, B.A. fellow of Trinity college. DEACONS. Henry Edward Steward, PRIESTS.---Johu Philips Higman, M.A. of Christ churchi, Oxford; and Poyntz fellow of Trinity college; Mark Cantis, Steward Ward, B.A. of Wadham college, M.A. fellow of Emmanuel college; and Oxford.
Thomas Stafford, M.A. Jesus college. Priests.-Henry James Hastings,M.A. November 9,- Therev. Williams Freneli, of Trinity college, Cambridge; William D.D. master of Jesus college, was, on Henry Savigny, B.A, of Sidney college; Sunday last elected vice chancellor of this John N. Harward, M.A. of Worcester university for the year ensuing. college, Oxford; William Henry Mog. On Monday last, being the anniversary ridge, B.A. of Jesus college, Oxford ; Ed of the gunpowder-plot, a sermon ward Warren Caulfieid, B.A, of Queen's preached before the university, by the rev. college, Oxford ; and Edward Woodyatt, the master of Jesus college, from John M.A. of Brasenose college,
xviii. 38. “ Pilate saith unto him, What is November 17.-On Thursday last the truth?” The Latin speech on the occafollowing degrees were conferred.
sion was recited in the sepate house by MASTERS OF ARTS.The rev. Henry the rev. George Stevenson, fellow of Boucher, Wadham college ; Robert Mon- Trinity college. ro, Merton college ; James Allgood, St. The following gentlemen were on WedMary's hall; rev. John Hobson, Magda- nesday last admitted len ball; and the rev, Thomas Garbett, MASTERS OF ARTS.-George William, Jesus college.
Tapps, esq. of Trinity college ; rev, Tho, BACAELORS OF ARTS,-Edward Bul mas Robertson, St. John's college ; rev. ler, esq. Oriel college, grand compoun Barnard Hanbury, Jesus college ; rev. der; George Coates, esq. University Roger Hesketh Formby, Jesus college ; college, grand compounder ; Peter and the rev, Henry Hubbard, Catherine Davy Foulkes, Exeter college; John hall, Warren Hayes, Wadham college; Hum November 16,- Dr. John Clarke White phrey Allen, Worcester college; Wil field, organist of Hereford cathedral, and liam Tayler, Peter Short, Worcester col- formerly organist of Trinity and St. i lege; William Birkitt, St. Edmund hall; John's colleges, was on Wednesday last, William Astley Browne Cave, esq. Brase by a grace of the senate, elected professor ty nose college; John Calvert, Oriel col of music in this university, in the room of lege; Robert William Bosanquet, Baliol the late Dr. Hague. college; Richard Temple, Baliol college; The subject of the Norrisian prise es. and John Besley, Baliol college.
say, for the present year, is The internal On the 29th nlt. Mr. Richard Norris, Evidence of the Divine Origin of the common-room man of Oriel college, was Christian Religion. elected verger of this university, in the The Cambridge philosophical society 1 room of Mr. William Purdue, deceased. held their first meeting, for the present
November 24.--On the 14th instant, term, on Monday last, when the very rev, Mr. Owen Jenkins, of Jesus college, and Dr. Wood, master of St. John's college, yesterday Mr. Reece Howell, were elected and dean of Ely, took the chair as presischolars of that socioły.
dent. The meeting was very numerously! CAMBRIDGE, October 29.---The rev. attended, His royal highness the duke :. John Halliwell, M.A. fellow of Christ of Snssex was elected one of the vice i college, was on Wednesday last appointed patrons of the society. After electing pro proctor for the year ensuing.
many other new members, and receiving The rev. Whitworth Russel, of St. communications from various quarters, a John's college, was on the same day ad. paper was read by Mr. Okes, upon an unmitted master of arts.
common malformation of the ureters, aud" November 2.---At a general ordination, its consequence. holden by the lord bishop of Ely, the fol. The prize given annually by Trinity