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MISSIONARY REGISTER

FOR

MDCCC XXVII.

CONTAINING THE

PRINCIPAL TRANSACTIONS

OP TIL VARIOUS

INSTITUTIONS FOR PROPAGATING THE GOSPEL:

WITH

THE PROCEEDINGS, AT LARGE,

OF THE

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALES: THEY SHALL PROSPER THAT LOVE THEE:
PEACE BE WITHIN THY WALLS, AND PROSPERITY WITHIN THY PALACES : FOR MY
BRETHREN AND COMPANIONS' SAKES, I WILL NOW SAY, PEACE BE WITHIN THEE :
BECAUSE OF THE HOUSE OF THE LORD OUR GOD, I WILL SEEK THY GOOD.

PSALM CXXII. 6-9.

LONDON:
PRINTED BY R. WATTS, CROWN COURT, TEMPLE BAR.

PUBLISHED BY L. B. SEELEY & SONS, 169, FLEET-STREET.
SOLD ALSO BY J. HATCHARD & SON, PICCADILLY; AND BY ALL

BOOKSELLERS AND NEWSMEN.

1827.

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KRISHNA ON AN ELEPHANT COMPOSED OF HIS FEMALE
ATTENDANTS . .

448

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CHURCH.MISSION HOUSE AND SCHOOL AT KANDY

613

THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY CONTENTS.
CAMBRIDGE" SS.

v.15
1827

BIOGRAPHY.

Obituary and Character of Rev. Pliny Memoir and Obituary of Mrs. Norton,

Fisk....

145-151 Wife of Rev. Thomas Norton, Church

Account of Coornaravel, a Cingalese Missionary in Travancore... 401,402

Youth, who died at Baddagame.. 185-187 Memoir of Br. Charles Renatus Hicks,

Character and Obituary of Mrs. Burton, 187 Second Principal Chief of the Chero-

Character and Death of the Rev. W.

kee Nation...

403,404

Threlfall..

187-190 Memoir and Obituary of Rev. Abdool

Memoir of Br.John Gottfried Haensel, 225-230 Messeeh.....

449-453
Obituary of Mrs. Mueller... 265, 266 Obituary of John Butees, a Native Chris-
Some Account of Rev. Charles Pacalt,305-309 tian in India...

505,506
Obituary and Character of Rev. G. Hall, Obituaries of Two Native Christians of
American Missionary at Bombay, 345-350 Tranquebar

569,570

PROCEEDINGS AND INTELLIGENCE.

ABRAHAMIC ASSOCIATION

School at Beyrout for Grammatical

UNITED KINGDOM.

Arabic.....

334

Laws and Regulations

197

Reflections on quitting Syria.

334

Some of the Purposes of the Association From Syria to England..

334

in respect of the Hebrew Nation .... 197

State of the Armenian Church

365

Account of Armenian Converts... 365

AFRICAN INSTITUTION.

Great Excitement among the Armenians

UNITED KINGDOM.

of Constantinople

367

Twenty-first Anniversary .

267

Encouragements amid dangers and alarms 369

Twenty-first Report-

Remarks by the Board..

... 371

State of the Slave Trade among the

General View of the Mission at Beyrout, 487

European Powers

516

POLYNESIA.

State of the Brazil Slave-Trade 519 | Outrages of English & American Sailors, 497

Slave Trade and Slavery in the United Missionaries & their Accusers confronted, 497

States

521 Evidence of Forgery of a pretended Letter

Entire Abolition of Slavery in Austria, 521 from Boki, printed in Quarterly Review,498

Bitter Hostility against the Colony of

Testimonials of Native Chiefs to the Mis-

Sierra Leone

521 sionaries

500

Extension of the Colony of Sierra Leone,522

NORTH-AMERICAN STATES.

Illness and Recovery of Mr. Buxton . 522 Inadequacy of the Society's Funds..... 565

Trial and Acquittal of Captain Young, Munificent Assistance to the funds .... 566

of the Malta ....

523

Possible grounds of Capt. Young's Ac-

AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY.

quittal.

523

WESTERN AFRICA.

Moral Turpitude of Colonial Slavery, 523 Enlargement of Territory in Liberia ... 359

Progress of Agriculture

360
AMERICAN BOARD OF MISSIONS.

State and Prospects of Commerce...... 360

MEDITERRANEAN.

Public Buildings and Works of Defence, 360

Importance of the Printing Establish-

Moral & Religious Character of Colony, 361

ment at Malta.....

210

Difficulties to be encountered in the Pa.

BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

lestine Mission....

210

UNITED KINGDOM.

Turkish Oppression in Syria.

211 Future distinction between the Society's
Promising Appearances among the Ar-

Missions and those connected with Se-

menians

rampore

192

Spirit of Religious Inquiry at Beyrout.. 213 Anniversary

Account of Asaad Jacob, an Arab Youth, 214 Separation of the Society's & the Seram-

Account of Asaad Shediak, another Arab

pore Missions...

314

Youth .....

216 | Annual Report for 1826-27-

Proceedings of Rev. Jonas King-

New Missionaries

Scene at the Holy Sepulchre at Jeru- Receipts of the Year,

410

salem...

331

Payments of the Year.

410

Attack, in Palestine, by Arabs. 332 Remarks on the Funds

410

333

Visit to two Blinded Emirs....

411

Appeal for Enlarged Funds..

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CASPIAN SRA.

Proceedings of Mr. Barker in Roumelia, 429

Letter from a Tartar to Mr. D. Schlatter, 217 Journey of Rev. H. D. Leeves in Rou-

WEST INDIES.

melia and Bulgaria .

478

State & Prospects of Mission in Jamaica, 259 Archbishop Hilarion on the Value to the

Greek Church of a Modern-Greek

INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO,

Translation of the Scriptures... 483

Sumatra.

Practical Superstition of Mahomedanism, 620

CHSISTIAN-KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY.

UNITED KINGDOM.

BIBLE SOCIETIES,

UNITED KINGDOM.

Report for 1825-64

British and Foreign Bible Society.

Issue of Books, Tracts, and Papers,

Enlarged Support by the Colchester and

from April 1825 to April 1826..... 151

State of the Funds

151

East-Essex Auxiliary.

151

New Rules for District Committees .. 152

Twenty.third Anniversary

233

Other New Regulations....

152

Formation of Birmingham Ladies' Branch, 242

Revision of Books and Tracts... 152

Formation of a Corresponding Commit-

Native-School Fund for India. 153

tee at Edinburgh.

309

Eagerness for the Scriptures in the Ro-

Report for 1826-7-

man-Catholic Schools in Glasgow.... 310

Issue of Books, Tracts, and Papers,

Twenty-third Report-

from April 1826 to April 1827..... 506

506

Issues of the Scriptures

404

State of the Funds

Editions of the Scriptures

Valedictory Address to the Bishop of

404

Calcutta, with the Bishop's Reply, 506

Summary of Languages and Dialects, 405

General View of the Society.. 510

New Auxiliaries and Associations 405

Bible Societies throughout the World, 405

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Grants of Money and Books.... 405 Conversation between a Missionary and

Explanatory Notices....

405

a Brahmin .......

218

Relations with Scotland..

406

Increasing Demand for the Scriptures

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY,

407

UNITED KINGDOM,

Conclusion

408 Proceedings of Associations, 191, 244, 266

Large Supply, but remaining Want, of

312, 351, 409, 462, 514

the Scriptures at Birmingham 453 Twenty-seventh Anniversary.

231

Increased Circulation by the Derbyshire Report of the Deputation to the bâsle

Auxiliary

454 Missionary Institution-

Grateful Acceptance of the Scriptures by Regulations and Discipline of the In-

Spanish Refugees

454 stitution

Great Want of the Gaelic Scriptures... 454 Regulations relative to the Marriage

Rapidly-Increased Demand for the Scrip-

of Missionaries..

459

tures in Ireland....

455 Expediency of placing English and

Merchant Seamen's Bible Society.

German Missionaries in separate

Ninth Anniversary

231

Fields of Labour .

460

Naval and Military Bible Society.

Care to preserve the Institution from

Forty-seventh Anniversary.

460

237

prevalent Errors

Twenty-seventh Report-

Hibernian Bible Society.

Income and Expenditure..

510

Address of the Archbishop of Tuam 842

511

Enlarged Exertions of the Society

Department of Secretary

456

Candidates, Students, & Missionaries, 511

Edinburgh Bible Society.

Missionary Institution...

511

Eighteenth Report.

575 Summary View of the Missions 511

CONTINENT.

Conclusion of the Report...

511

512

Progress of the Paris Bible Society in its

Appendix to the Report..

Eighth Year....

317

Address to the Associations on the pre-

Zeal of Roman Catholics in the Distri-

sent State of the Funds

512

bution of the Scriptures .

317

WESTERN AFRICA.

Present Relation of the British and Fo- Report of the Mission for 1826–

reign Bible Society with the Continent, 415

Number of Labourers in 1826.. 534

State of the Continental Societies with Circumstances which modify the a-

reference to the Apocrypha....... 417 mount of labour

535

Proceedings of the British-and-Foreign Chief Object of the Missionaries' labour,536

and Continental Bible Societies in General View of the Mission...... 536

France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Religious State of the Settlements con-

Germany, Prussia, Denmark, Sweden,

nected with the Society..

539

and Russia....

.421-428 Temporal Condition of Liberated Afri-

Roman Catholics..

428

539

Facts illustrative of the Beneficial Infu-

Conclusion

541

ence of the Paris Bible Society. 471

MEDITERRANEAN.

Successful Labours and Happy Death of

Proceedings of the Rev. John Hartley-

Madame Falle..

472

Intercourse with Greeks and Roman

MEDITERRANEAN.

Catholics...

171, 204

Eagerness for the Scriptures at Thessa- Conversion and Saptism of Jews at

lonica

203 Constantinople.....

178

cans..

Imprisonment of the Jewish Converts, 181

Chunar.

Sufferings and Constancy of the Jewish Visit of Archdeacon Corrie ...... 488

Converts.

205 | Address of Arch.Corrie to Mr.Landeman, 489

Interesting Interview, in behalf of the Extracts fromJournals of Rev.W.Bowley,490

Jewish Converts, with a TurkishOfficer,208

Gorruckpore.

Proceedings of Missionaries in Egypt... 250 State of the People of Chowree........ 547

Visit of Rev. John Hartley to Six of the State of the People of Beteah....... 547

Apocalyptic Churches, 266-300 & 321-328

Gya.

Further Account of the Jewish Converts Great Resort of the Worshippers of Vish-

at Constantinople..

328 noo to Gya.......

548

Progress of Light in Turkey.

329

Travancore.

Visit of Missionaries from Egypt to Retrospect of Course pursued in Mission, 600

Syria and the Holy Land...

330 Present State of the Mission....

Letier from Rev. C. F. Schlientz, on en. Importance of the College...

601

tering upon his labours

432 Pursuits & Character of College Students, 602

Cruel Oppression of the Jewish Converts State of Grammar & Parochial Schools, 603

at Constantinople ...,

485 Beginning & Prospect of Female Schools, 605

Hopeful Prospects in Turkey, in the Ceremonies at Death of Mar Dionysius, 606

midst of Difficulties ...

485 Manner of electing a Metropolitan..... 607

Notice of some promising Jews.. 486 Testimony of the late British Resident, 607

Mr. Hartley's Removal to Smyrna.... 486

Palamcottah.

Proceedings, Difficulties, and Prospects Erection and Opening of a New Church
of the Missionaries in Egypt
582 at Palamcottah...

558

Difficulties of the Mission in Egypt 586 Growth and Influence of Christianity.. 558

Prospects with respect to Abyssinia 587 Trials and Difficulties of the Mission... 564

Some account of Girgis & the Abyssinians,587

Mayaveram.

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

State and Prospects of the Schools..... 550

View of the North-India Mission...... 378 Views and Feelings of the Natives..... 553

Testimony to the Services of the Rev. State of some of the Native Christians.. 555

Mr. Thomason.....

379 Visit of the late Bishop Heber....... 556

Grateful Testimonies to the late Bishop

Madras.

of Calcutta ..

379 State & Progress of Missionary Seminary,549

General View of the Stations 380 Proposed Enlargement of the Seminary, 549
State of the Funds

381 Beginning & Progress of Female Schools, 550

Ministry of the Word to the Natives in

Ceylon.

Calcutta.

382 Letter from the late Bishop Heber..... 219

State and Disposition of the Natives.. 383 Improvement of the Scholars at Cotta in

Usual Objections of the Natives against

Scripture Knowledge ......

608

Christianity

384 | Circular Address to the Natives nearCotta, 609

Eagerness of the Natives for Tracts.. 384 Some Account of the Mission Premises

Enlargement of the Mission Premises at Kandy (With an Engraving)..... 613

at Mirzapore

384 Affecting View of Heathen Festivals... 614

State of the EnglishSchool at Mirzapore,385 Baptism of Four Native Youths at Nellore,615

State of Bengalee Schools

385 Character and Letters of Native Com-

Missionary Students......

387

municants at Nellore.....

616

Proposed Missionary Seminary.... 387

AUSTRALASIA.

Address of Inhabitants of Calcutta in

New Zealand.

behalf of the said Seminary ....... 388 State of the Natives before the late Dis-

Proposed School for Native Servants.. 389 turbances

621

Calcutta.

Encouragements in the Mission at the

Third Anniversary of Calcutta Association,434

Time of the late Disturbances....

624

State of Bengalee Schools .

434

Critical Situation of the Missionaries... 625

Expense of School Rooms..

435 Improved Prospects of the Mission..... 626

State and Disposition of the Natives... 435 NORTH-WEST-AMERICAN INDIANS.

Christianity accessible to the Higher Or-

Red-River Colony.

der of Natives.....

435 | Report of State & Prospects of the Mission, 627

Opening of the Chapel at Mirzapore... 436 Happy Effects of Ministry of the Word, 628

Examination of Bengalee Boys' Schools, Native-Indian School.

628

under the Calcutta Association...... 542 Sunday Schools

Culna.

Day Schools ..

630

Petition from the Principal Inhabitants

Female School..

630

for a School..

438

CONTINENTAL SOCIETY.

Importance and Promising Character of

UNITED KINGDOM.

this Station ..

438 Agents employed by the Society...... 157

Benefit of Schools in preparing Heathens Regulations for the Society's Agents... 158

rightly to understand the Scriptures, 441 Ninth Anniversary.

241

Burdwan.

EDUCATION SOCIETIES.

State of the Bengalee Schools...... 442

UNITED KINGDOM.

Progress of the Central Schools.... 443

National Society.

Promising State of the Elder Youths... 444 Fifteenth Report-

Divine Worship & Ministry of the Word, 444 State and Progress of the Society.... 195

Promising State of the Mission ....... 446 State & Progress of the Central Schools, 195

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