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think themselves well off, and be well satis- such opportunities have been somewhat fied that they were allowed in this forlorn rare, they have chiefly employed themselves and helpless manner to proceed into the in trading and agricultural pursuits, such as interior. I heard of this, by report, at

the cultivation of corn, yams, cotton, &c. Badagry: and to-day the sufferers them. Coffee is not known here; and perhaps tbe selves have confirmed all that I have previ- distance from the coast is too great to ren. ously learot. Out of about 265 emigrants, der it a profitable article of culture for ex. the passengers of three vessels, who landed portation. Cotton is in considerable deat Lagos, it seems that not one of them es- mand in the native markets. caped with any of their property, save the clothes in wbich they were clad.

Further Intercourse with Sodeke. In this distressed state, many of them had Dec. 17.--I had some conversation with to travel four long days' journey into the Sodeke on subjects connected with geograinterior, before they could reach their fami- phy and astronomy; and explained to him lies; and when they did at last gaze on their the use of a pocket-sextant which he saw native rocks at Understone, instead of ap- me using. I succeeded in getting him to pearing before their friends in that respect- observe the sun on an artificial horizon able manner in which the benevolent Govern. brought down to an arch of ninety degrees; ment which had saved them from the iron and he appeared very much astonished and grasp of slavery desired they should appear, delighted. they stood at the entrance of their native Seeing such fine strong little borses here, dwellings, without a farthing to purchase I am making the attempt to take a few of bread for the day.

them down to the coast ; as, if we can use Altogether from 200 to 300 emigrants them for travelling from the coast into the have landed at Badagry during the past interior, it will very much reduce our trathree years ; and have, with their property, velling expenses. passed safely on to their native homes. This Dec. 18.-Sodeke and a few members of is a pleasing fact, which stands in striking his family, and the principal men among contrast with the conduct of the people of the emigrants, dined with me. We fixed a Lagos. Sodeke, the king of the Akus, has temporary table under the shed in Sodeke's manifested a truly noble spirit. He has re- yard, and all things passed off very well ceived his long lost people very kindly ; indeed. Our party amounted, to the best makes a striking difference between them of my recollection, to about twenty-five and their countrymen in general, by allow- persons. Sodeke seemed very much deing them to approach him on their feet, lighted : it was the first time that he had standing, (the national custom requiring the ever eaten food after the manner and custom people to prostrate themselves,) and, by en- of Europeans. couraging all of them, both men and wo- On the 20th of December, Mr. Freeman men, to wear European clothes, and to set out on his return to Badagry, and persevere in those European manners and reached the mission-house at that place on customs which they have brought with them the 24th, to the great astonishment of the from Sierra Leone. He is pleased with natives, who had told him that he would their appearance and conduct, and wishes certainly be killed by the people of the inall his subjects to follow their example. terior. Here he found Mr. Townsend, of This is honourable to both parties; and will the Church Missionary Society's mission at surely be gratifying news for the British Sierra Leone, whose proceedings have been Government, and all those who are inter- already given. On the 29th, Mr. Freeman ested in the regeneration of Africa.

started for Whydah ; thence he went to Those emigrants who have some know. Kanna, the residence of the King of Da. ledge of any mechanical profession or busi. homi, and afterward proceeded to Abomi, ness have endeavoured to work at their the capital; and on the 17th of January, respective trades and callings whenever began his journey on his return to Badagry. an opportunity has offered itself; but as

THE END OF VOLUME XXI.

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Essays.

Page
Believers marrying only in the Lord 648
China, the opening of....

109
Christ not divided

327
Communion, Occasional..

543
Compassion for Souls..

163
Daniel, Prophecies of.. 382, 439
Death, Triumph over

7
Departed Year..
Eleventh Hour

492
Elijah Translated

597
God's Witnesses.

540
Highbury College

490
Hill, Rev. Rowland, Anecdote of.. ib.
Ipfant in Heaven, ...,

493
Lawson, late Professor

218
Liberality of Sentiment

276
Love, Spirit of.......

166
Ministers, Removals of

383
Mother, Praying .

486
Mysteries ini Religion..

489
Nestorians, Persecution of........ 438
Paris, Romanism in

69
Peace with God

13
Popery, Inroads of

170
Prayer Meetings

113
Pride of Intellect

491
Rising Ministry, Complaints of.... 10
Roby, Letter from the Rev. William 651
Scotland, Ecclesiastical Controversies
in.

212, 279, 334, 642
Sermon, by the late Missionary Wil.
liams....

168
Surprising Preservation

542
Times, Present State of the

62
Tractarianism, How to Resist it 337
Young, Counsels for

9
Widows of Ministers, a Word for.. 494
GENERAL CHRONICLE.
Address on behalf of the South Sea
Mission

510
Belgium

464
Evangelical Society 644
China-Opium Smugglers ......

243
Congregational Union of Ireland 565
France

464
French Roman Catholic Missions. 189

Evangelical Society 240, 700
Hong Kong, Slavery in

244

568
Idolatry encouraged by the Governor
General of India....

138

GENERAL CARONICLE.

Page
Irish Evangelical Society

567
Lectures to the Jews

139
Madagascar

139
Mauritius..

ib.
Milne, Rev. W., Letter from.. 359, 410
Moffat, Rev. R., Letter from... 139
Revival Meetings..'.

34
South Seas

242
Wales..

33
Wesleyan Missions in Africa.. 620, 665
Week in Jamaica

357
HOME CHRONICLE.
Acknowledgment

661
Associate Fund

613
Associations.

Appeal for two Villages... 663
Hants

186, 509
Kent..

357
Bible against Slavery

237
Bill, New, for Education

183
Black Preacher's Reception

453
British Society for the Propagation

of the Gospel among the Jews 82
Castle-gate, Nottingham..... 564
Chapel Accommodation among Non-
conformists

509
Chapels.
Castle Hedingham

87
Corwen

33
Fiefield..

457
Gislingham

88
Haverfordwest..

ib.
Hixon Baths

457
Hope-street Chapel, Spitalfields .. 237
Huddersfield

458
Market Harborough

356
Merthyr Tydvil

86
Milnthorp

ib.
Neath

136
Rugely ..

87
Salem Chapel, Liverpool

86
Trowbridge

136
Twickenham

409
Ventnor

188
York Road

237
Christian Union the Desideratum of
the Age

224
Meeting for 452, 661
Congregational Union of England
and Wales, Autumnal Meeting 558

of Ireland

460
New Church

188
Correction of a Misstatement..... 663

HOME CHRONICLE,

Page
Colleges.
Airedale

458
Blackburn

307
Brecon....

32, 410
Cotton-end

487
Hackney

453
Lancashire

135
Rotherham

408
Western

458
Distribution of Profits of Evangeli-
cal Magazine.....

81, 407
Educational Clauses of Factory Bill 406
Evangelical Magazine, how to ex-
tend its circulation .

32
Extraordinary Case..
Factory Bill....

233
Female Occupations

30
Free Church of Scotland, Resolu-

tions of Congregational Board in
reference to

560
General Home Missionary Society.. 30
Hemel Hemstead

564
Hint from Dr. Leifchild..

184

86

30

Home CHRONICLE,

Page
Peace Society

355
Melancholy Event

234
Mission at Saffron Hill

305
New Year, Proposal for...

612
Noblemen, Notice to

361
Notice to Widows and Trustees... 612
Ordinations.
Adam, Rev. James

408
Brierly, Rev. J.

187
Beddow, Rev. B...

617
Bendall, Rev. B. 0.

616
Bowman, Rev. B.

618
Cheney, Rev. J. E...

617
Clark, Rev. T...
Davis, Rev. S...

84
Edwards, Rev. W.

563
Elliott, Rev. J. D.

ib.
Hardman, Rev. J.

456
Jackson, Rev. Dr.

618
Jones, Rev. D.....

33, 455
Rev. J.

617
Judson, Rev. J. E..

617
Lee, Rev. T.

661
Lee, Rev. T. G.

137
Lewis, Rev. M.

456
Martin, Rev. J.

85
Morris, Rev. A. J.

186
Morrell, Rev. J. D...

187
Nicoll, Rev. Mr...

453
Nimmo, Rev. D....

563
Nugent, Rev. James

408
Osborne, Rev. R. J.

409
Pigg, Rev. J.G.

137
Price, Rev. E....

85
Potter, Rev. T. G...

409
Ray, Rev. A. S.

510
Roberts, Rev. D.

186
Scales, Rev. Alfred..

455
Seaborn, Rev. H. S.

88
Smith, Rev. George
Stoughton, Rev. J..

614
Sutcliffe, Rev. J....

85
Thomson, Rev. R.

663
Wilson, Rev. R.

186
Wood, Rev. G.

188
Orphan, Claims of

134
Patriot Newspaper

28
Portraits, Baxter's

236
Proposed Meeting of Evangelical
Protestants

234
Protestant Union.

183
Removals of Ministers.
Atley, Rev. H...

409
Bowman, Rev. R.

556
Brown, Rev. A. M..

137
Elrick, Rer, J.

ib,
Harrison, Rev. R.

664
Hobbs, Rev. A. F.

84

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London Anniversaries.
Bible Society ..

292
Church Missionary

293
Wesleyan Missionary

294
Baptist Missionary

295
London Society for Jews

ib.
Christian Instruction Society.. 296
Religious Tract

297
British and Foreign School

ib.
Sunday-School Union...... 298
Congregational Union

ib.
Home Missionary.

ib.
Colonial Missionary

299
Irish Evangelical...

ib.
Church Pastoral-Aid

ib.
Naval and Military Bible Society 300
British Society for the Propaga-

tion of the Gospel among the
Jews....

ib.
Baptist Home Missionary

ib.
Irish Society

301
Church of Scotland Missions ib.
Bible Translation Society

ib.
Newfoundland School Society

302
Trinitarian Bible Society

ib.
Baptist Union ..

ib.
Protestant Association

303
London City Mission ...

ib.
Irish Society of London.... 304
Schoolat Walthamstow,for Daugh-
ters of Missionaries...

ib.
Home and Colonial Infant School
Society..

353
Lord's Day Society..

ib.
British and Foreign School Society ib.
Colonial Church Society....

354
Prayer. Book and Homily Society ib.

ib.

INDEX.

Page

OBITUARIES.

Page
Lincoln, Mrs. Sarah

402
Moore, Miss Sophia

80
Owen, Rev. John..

182
Raban, Mrs.

127
Reynish, Mrs.

659
Sussex, His Royal Highness the
Duke of

229
Spalding, Samuel, Esq.

182
Todman, Mrs. David

27
Treveal, Rev. C..

183
Ward, Rev. D. S.

608
Wilson, Thomas, Esq.

351

Home CHRONICLE.
Kidgell, Rev. H.....

409
Newton, Rev. E...

84
Robinson, Rev. R.

357
Shawyer, Rev. A. F.

84
Smith, Rev. T. H.

409
Response to our Appeal for Minis-
ters' Widows

559
School in the Lane

562
for Sons of Missionaries .... 662

Infant, for the Middle and
Higher Classes.

662
Sunday-school Testimonial

185
Surrey Mission..

32, 355, 564
Testimonials

663
Translations of Scriptures

29
Union Chapel, Islington....

561
Vaughan, Rev. Dr., and Lancashire
College..

133
Valedictory Service for Rev. J. B.
Austin

561
Westminster Chapel, Settlement of
Rev. S. Martin at

236
Wickliffe Society, The

662
Widows, Effort for the

560
MEMOIRS.
Blunt, Rev. Henry..

429
Boden, Rev. James..

481
Breese, Rev. John

325
Clayton, Rev. John, Sen.

637
Fletcher, Rev. Dr.

377
Haldane, Robert, Esq.

53
Harry, Rev. N. M...

105
Jackson, Rev. Thomas

273
Jones, Rev. William .

157
Kidd, Rev. Professor

585
Williams, Rev. William

209
Wilson, Thomas, Esq..

533
OBITUARIES.
Allsee, Mrs. E.

179
Avilot, Mr. Anthony

180
Bennett, Rev. Thomas

144
Bromley, John, Esq.

403
Campbell, Miss E. P...

25
Edwards, Rev. David..

507
Evans, Mrs. Linnæa

229
Fletcher, Rev. Dr.

351
Ford, Mrs. Mary...

507
Foster, Rev. John

557
Griffith, Rev. David
Goodman, Mrs.
Grimnutt, Mrs.

608
Ilanson, Mrs.

601
Harris, Mrs. Mary Ann

48
Harvey, Mrs.

22
Jackson, Rev. Thomas

351
Jones, Mrs. Frederick

177
Kidd, Rev, Professor

351

..

POETRY.
Birth-day, the Posthumous ..

74
Boat, the, at Anchor

338
overwhelmed.

ib.
Child, the Dying.....

494
China Evangelized

114
Christian Unity

172
College, Lancashire, opening of.... 546
Convert, the..

443
David, Harp of

221
Darkness covers the Earth..

171
Day, the, Breaketh..

442
Dissolution, the Early

338
Embarkation, the..

389
Emmaus

286
Eternity, the Brink of

389
Fear God....

75
Gay, the, Admonished

545
He Died full of Life

652
Infinities ....

171
Jews, the Conversion of....

116
Lament over Jerusalem

171
Mackenzie, Rev. J. M., Lines on
Death of

601
M'Lean, Charles John, Lines on
the Death of.

444
Manoah

287
Midnight, Lines written at..

496
Missionary Harvest.

116
Moffat, Departure of

171
Nathanael ...

286
New Year's Day.

15
Hymn

16
Night, the Stormy

116
No Temple in Heaven

171
Olivet ...

287
Persian and the Christian

545
Prayer Meeting, the Cottage

16
Remember Me..

75
Sabbath Morning Prayer Meeting.. 443
Self-Incitement

652
Sonnets to Mrs. Williams and Mr.
Moffat

16
Strife, the Lawful

74
Union of Saints

116

ib.
609

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ib.

POETRY.

Page
Year, Another......

15
REVIEW OF Books.
Alexander's Anglo-Catholicism 340, 389,

441
Alfred's Heart-breathings..

79
Allom and Wright's China.

554
Backhouse's Narrative

176
Baird's Religion in America

603
Barnes on the Romans

124
Bible Cyclopædia

121
Biographical Dictionary 78, 658
Bisbop of Calcutta's Charge

401
Buckingham's Eastern and Western
States

21
Candlish, Dr., on Genesis

606
Chalmers' Works

17
- on Romans

606
Child's Pictorial Bible

176
Cockin's Reflections after Reading .. 555
Close's Departure of the Righteous. 450
Collison's Pastoral Solicitude.. 400
Congregational Almanack

22
Davidson's, Dr., Hermeneutics.... 224
Mr., Commentary

21
D'Aubigné's Reformation

124
Davis's Michael Smith ....

78
Dick's Christian Philosopher.

22
Doudney's Breakfast Table ... 79
Draper's Juvenile Naturalist.. 176
Ellis's Wives of England ..

173
Emperor Ching Tih's Rambles 227
Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee
Concordance.....

602
Errors of the Times....

553
Ewing's, Greville, Memoir.. 503
Ferguson's Puseyism ....

20
Reformation

398
Fisher's Drawing-room Scrap-book. 657

Juvenile Scrap-book...... 658
Garbett on the Offices of Christ.... 222
Gillson's Discourses .......

654
Hall's Hartopp Jubilee

176
Harris's, Dr., Importance of an Edu-
cated Ministry

451
Henderson's Sermons

393
Hetherington's History of the Church
of Scotland

657
Huie's Sacred Lyrics

77
Isenberg's Journals ..

605
Jay's Works....

505
Jerusalem as it was and is ...... 399
Langdon's Thousand Things relating
to China

78
Lectures on the Conversion of the
Jews..

653
Leifchild's Piety the best Patriotism. 449
Lewis's Retrospect

175
Mackintosh's History of England... 122
Mann's Barnabas....

23
Middleton's Celestial Atlas..

126
Companion to..

ib.
Miller's Sermons ...

125

REVIEWS.

Page
Miller's Simplicity that is in Christ 506
Milne's Sinim ...

176
Milton's Poetical Works...

173
Missionary Repository..

176
Moffat's Farewell Service

175
Missionary Labours.. 22
Monroe, on the Deluge

550
Morison's, Dr., Signs of the Times. 289
Morris's, C., Servant of the Age ... 123
Morris's, A. G., Fall of Man, &c. .. 124
Papal System

395
Pastor Chief..

227
Petherick, on the Atonement. 546
Paxton's Illustrations of Scripture.. 19
Phillippo's Jamaica ...

548
Pictorial History of England

18
Pollock, Life of

75
Protestant Union..

401
Recreation, The

658
Ransom's Hebrew Grammar

288
Reed's, Dr., Advancement of Reli-
gion

119
Roberts's Ruins of Old Castles 555
Rogers's Help to Devotion..
J., Anti-Popery

175
Russell, Dr., on the Covenants . 227
Scottish Ecclesiastical Register 22
Scott, on Evil Spirits ...

349
Shepherd's Gathering of Fifty Years 79
Sleigh's Aids to Reflection ... 555
Small's Highland and Scottish Mar-
tyrs

291
Smith's Word to the Inhabitants of
Poplar

400
Strictures on Dr. Marshall's Work
on the Atonement.....

172
Stoughton's Lectures on the Tracta-
rian Theology

505
Thornton's, Rev. J., Memoir...... 504
Thoughts upon Thought.... 552
Vaughan's, Dr., Age of Great Cities 226
Vinet's Essay on the Profession of

Personal Religion....
Waite's Hallelujah

551
Wardlaw's Lectures on Female Pros-
titution.

228
Extent of the Atonement 342

Funeral Sermon for Dr.
Fletcher

400
Funeral Sermon for Mr.
Mackenzie

496
Watson, on the Studies at Newport
Pagnell College....

125
Williams, John, Life of

117
Williams's, Sir John B., Letters on
Puritanism

..... 288
Woodwark's Funeral Sermon for

Professor Kidd......
MissionARY CHRONICLE.
January.

India.-Mission at Mirzapore ... 38
China.--Address of the Directors 39

.... 451

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