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WHO ART THOU, O GREAT MOUNTAIN ? BEFORE ZERUBBABEL, THOUSHALT
BECOME A PLAIN: AND HE SHALL BRING FORTH THE HEADSTONE THEREOF WITH
SHOUTINGS, CRYING, GRACE, GRACE UNTO IT!

ZECH. IV. 7

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

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

ALL BOOKSELLERS AND NEWSMEN,

1829.

JUVER - HARVARD -
THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY
CAMRRINGEN SS.

LIST OF ENGRAVINGS

IN THIS VOLUME.

PAGE

DRUIDS' ALTAR IN CORNWALL . . . . . . . . . . . 158 HINDOO TEMPLE NEAR GORUCKHPORE . . . . . . . 279 CHURCH-MISSION SETTLEMENT AT BATHURST, IN SIERRA

LEONE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428 HINDOO TEMPLE AND PAGODA, AT GYA ....... 580

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SURVEY of Protestant Missionary Stations throughout the World............ pp. 1–140,

BIOGRAPHY.

Memoir of the Widow Sister Mary Mack, 141 | Obituary of Mr. Joshua M. Cropper ... 383
Obituaries of Four Female Labourers, 161-64 Memoir and Obituary of Njanamuttoo, 431
Three Young Native Converts....... 201 Obituary of Stephen, Native Assistant

Obituary of Rev. Daniel Tyerman.... 241 in the Church Mission in Tinnevelly, 433

Obituary of Rev. Benjamin Allen ..... 243 Obituary of Rev. Richard Burton ..... 479

Character and Obit. of Rev. J. Kindlinger, 287 Brief Memoir of Rev. Lott Carey...... 480

Memoir and Obituary of Mrs. Jowett .. 335 Obituaries of Prakasen and Abraham .. 527

PROCEEDINGS AND INTELLIGENCE.

AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONS. Calamata ........................
Burmah.

Nesi-Coron ....

........ 515
Burman Superstitions................ 278 Desolations, but opening Prospects, in
Account of some of the Native Converts, 517 Upper Messenia ............... 515

Modon - Navarino - Gargalianos -

AMERICAN BOARD OF MISSIONS.

Philiaira– Village of Arcadia ..... 516

MEDITERRANEAN,

Advantages of a Visiting Agent ....... 154

Good Hopes of Enlightened Greeks

Awful State of the People of Syria..... 448

respecting their Country ......... 517

Pernicious Use of the word “ Religion," 548 BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

Instances of this Abuse...............

UNJTED KINGDOM.

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Anniversary .........

Bombay.

Annual Report for 1828-9—

Decreasing Influence of the Brahmins.. 450 State of the Funds ....

436

Fears of the Natives for their Creed... 450 Appeal for Enlarged Funds ........ 436

State and Prospects of Education...... 451 Encouragements for persevering La-

Appeal in Behalf of the Mission....... 452 bour ..........................

Ceylon.

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Instances of the remaining Influence of

Calcutta.

Heathenism on Native Christians ... 569 | General Effects of Missionary Labours, 552

Diminishing Attention to Superstitious Just Estimate of the Native Christians., 553

Rites .........

............ 570 Beneficial Influence of Instruction in

NORTH AMERICAN STATES

Natural Philosophy ............... 553
Summary View of the Society ........ 574

Monghyr.

NORTH-AMERICAN INDIANS.

Difficulties to be encountered by newly-

Caution against a false estimate of the awakened Natives ................ 449

Effects of Missions ................ 468

WEST INDIES.

CHOCTAWS-Improvement in the Nation, 469

Jamaica.

Prevailing Attention to Religion .... 469 Happy Death of a Christian Negro .... 425

Religious Awakening among Natives, 471

Affecting Prayer of aChristianChoctaw, 471

BIBLE SOCIETIES.

Improvement in Morals & Civilization, 472

UNITED KINGDOM.

Notices of Individual Converts...... 473

British and Foreign Bible Society.

CHEROKEES--Improvement in the Nation, 474

Increasing Influence of the Society .... 144

OSAGES-Instances of gross Ignorance

Twenty-fifth Anniversary ........... 209

in respect of Religion............ 473

Twenty-fifth Report-

Better Prospects opening ........... 476

Issues of the Scriptures ............ 385

CHIPPAWAS and OTTAWAS — Effects of

Works completed during the Year .. 385

Religious Instruction ............ 477

Scriptures printed for the Society ... 385

Summary of Languages and Dialects, 386

AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY. New Auxiliaries and Associations ... 386

WESTERN AFRICA.

Bible Societies throughout the World, 386

Liberia View of the State of the Co

Grants of Money and Books ....... 386

AMERICAN LADIES GREEK COMMITTEE.

Exertions for the Increase of Home

MEDITERRANEAN.

Circulation and Contributions....

Proceedings of Rev. Jonas King ...... 268 Conclusion .........

Eagerness of Greeks for Scriptures, 268 Naval and Military Bible Society.

Intercourse with Greeks ........... Forty-ninth Anniversary ............

Importance of Schools for Greece ... 270 ||

Edinburgh Bible Society.

The present a Critical Season for Ex. Twentieth Report-

ertions in behalf of Greece .......

State of the funds ............... 537

Severe Sufferings of the Greeks .....

Summary of Proceedings for the Year, 537

Extracts from the Journal of the Rev. Progress of the New French Version, 538

Jonas King :-

Intended Journey of Agent in Germany,538

State of Education in Greece....... 506

CONTINENT.

State and Want of the Press in Greece, 507 Proceedings of the British-and-Foreign
Miserable Remains of Tripolitza .... 508 and Continental Bible Societies .. 394
Visit to Demitzana........

Journey of the Rev. Dr. Pinkerton .. 394
Manners & Sentiments of the Mani-

France-Switzerland - Germany and
otes or Modern Spartans ......... 509 Prussia - Denmark - Norway -
Some Account of Petro-Bey ........

Sweden-Russia............394--402

Interview with the Son of Petro. Bey, 514 Roman Catholics ................. 402

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Zealous Exertions of a pious English | Objects of more immediate Utility... 169

woman in St. Petersburgh ......... 504 || Motives and Hopes in labouring..... 170

MEDITERRANEAN.

|| Proceedings of Rev. John Hartley :

; British and Foreign Bible Society.

His beneficial Intercourse with Greeks, 170

Beneficial Circulation of the Scriptures Useful Labours of John Baptist ..... 171

in Greece .....

Intended Journey by Mr. Hartley... 172

Great Demand for Greek Psalters .... 167 Silent Progress of the Truth ........ 172

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Visit of Rev. Mr. Lieder to Upper Egypt, 172

Calcutta Auxiliary.

General State of the Mission in Egypt. 231

Co respondence of the President with Mr. Gobat's Proceedings at Alexandria, 231

the late Bishop James ............. 157 Discussion with Mahomedans at Rosetta, 231

Madras Auxiliary.

Proceedings of the Missionaries at Caïro, 233

Testimonies to the Acceptableness and Visit by Mr. Muelier to Upper Egypt... 236

Influence of the Scriptures .........

Proceedings of Rev.J. Hartley at Smyrna,271

Roman Catholics' Hostility to Scriptures, Cefalonia a promising Station.. ...... 307

Progress of Divine Truth ............ Proceedings of Rev. J. Hartley at Smyrna, 307

NORTH-AMERICAN STATES.

Notice of John Baptist Castro......... 308

Bible Socioty.

Opening of a Girls' School at Caïro.... 308

Summary of the Thirteenth Year ..... 571 Arrival of Girgis in Abyssinia ........ 308

Supply of all Destitute Families ..... 572 Letter from Girgis in Abyssinia .......

Advantage of Scripture-Circulation by Instructions of the Committee to the

Means of Benevolent Societies ......

Missionaries to Abyssinia ..........

Visit of Rev. John Hartley to England, 360

BRITISH AND FOREIGN SEAMENS AND SOL.

Summary View of his late Proceedings

DIERS FRIEND SOCIETY.

at Smyrna ..........

Anniversary ........................?

State and Prospects of Education at

PRITISH REFORMATION SOCIETY.

Syra and its Vicinity .............. 360

Second Anuiversary........

Extracts from the Instructions delivered

by the Committee to Rev. W.Jowett :

CHRISTIAN-KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY. Classification of Stations ........... 407

Report for 1828-9—

Particular Objects pursued or proposed

Issue of Books, Tracts, and Papers ;

at those Stations ................ 408

from April 1828 to April 1829..... 534

Acquisition of Information, one Gene-

State of the Funds ................ 534

ral Object of the Mission ........ 408

Progress of the Society in the last

Propagation of Christian Knowledge,

Twenty Years....

a Second General Object ......... 409

ears..................

Advantages afforded to the Clergy by

Survey of the Mediterranean as a

such a Society ..................

Sphere of Missionary Labour ..... 410

Revision of Books and Tracts ..

Designs and Future Measures ......

Proceedings in behalf of Ireland .... 535

Mr. Jowett's Reply-Remarks on the

Measures in furtherance of a Division

Mediterranean as a Sphere of Labour, 415

of the East India Diocese ........ 536

Proceedings of the Rev. Dr. Korck..... 444

Conversations with a Mahomedan..... 445

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. Intercourse with Roman Catholics and

UNITED KINGDOM.

Copts at Caïro.................... 549

Twenty-ninth Anniversary.... ...... 208 || Entire Deference of a Roman Catholic

Twenty-ninth Report-

to the Scriptures .................. 550

State of the Funds ...

296 Hopeful Death of an old Coptic Priest.. 551

Candidates, Students, & Missionaries, 297 Instance of Mahomedan Superstition... 551

Missionary Institution ..

297

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Summary View of the Missions 297

Calcutta.

Comparative View of the Missions... 298 Careful Estimate of the State of Schools, 189
Conclusion of the Report ..........

Culna.

Appendix to the Report............ 299 Detection of False Accusations against

WESTERN AFRICA.

the Native Christians .

Sierra Leone.

Candidates for Baptism ....

Arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Weeks ....... 223 Baptism of Six Natives.......

314

Arrangement of Labourers ...... 223 Native Mimickry of the Act of Baptism, 314

Report of the Mission for 1828........ 302

Burdwan.

Arrangement of the Labourers...... 303 Details of an Attempt, by Natives, at Im-

Suspension of the Sea-District Mission, 304 position, with respect to Baptism.... 191

Change in the School System...... Consistent Character of some Converts.. 194

Importance of educating the Appren The Natives' low Opinion of one ano-

ticed African Children ...........

ther's Veracity.................... 2

State of the Bathurst Infant-School. 305 Hardening Influence of Caste ..., 279

Conclusion ...................

Baptism of a Young Brahmin..........

315

MEDITERRANEAN,

Obduracy of Natives....

315

Rev. J. Hartley's beneficial Intercourse Archdeacon Corrie's Report of the Schools,316

with Greeks........

......... 155

of the Congregation ............... 317

State of Greece, with Plans for its Me.

Chunar and Benares. ..
lioration :

Proceedings of Rev. W. Bowley....... 318
Three chief Classes in Greece....... 167 Visits to Mirzapore and Goruckhpore, 318

Deficiency of the Means of Knowledge, 168 At Goruck hpore .................. 319

Importance of Scriptural Education .. 168 | Return from Gorucklipore to Chunar, 320

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Baptism of Nine Natives at Chunar.. 320 |Friendly Discussion on Protestant Mis-

Notices relative to Benares ........ 321 sions, with a Roman-Catholic Priest.. 457

A Suttee rescued..........

322 | Patience and Condescension required in

A Suttee consumed ........... ... 322

Intercourse with the Heathen....... 558

Another Suttee rescued ......... 323 Folly and Delusions of Heathenism....

Condemnation of Caste by a Native

Madras.

Christian......................

.. 324 | Native Congregations.................

367

State of the Natives ...............

.. 324 | English Services ....................

368

Baptism of Three more Natives ..... 326 |

Seminary ...................

369

Archdeacon Corrie's Remarks on the Native Boys' Schools ................ 369

Chunar and Benares Missions..... 365-6) Native Female Schools............... 370

Diffusion of Christian Knowledge by the Power of Caste among Native Christians, 553

Scriptures...........::::::

Eagerness for Tracts.....

554

General View of the two Stations ...... 367 Traits of Native Character and Manners, 555
Goruckhpore.

Promising Indications in the Mission... 557
Baptism of an Aged Native....... 195

Pullical.
Firmness of the New Convert ......... Native Boys' Schools ..
Candidates for Baptism .............. Native Female Schools....
Account of the Hindoo Temple at Go Pernicious Influence of the Native Feasts

ruckhnath (with an Engraving) ..... and Superstitions on the Mind ......
Interesting Conversation with a Native Necessity of special Instruction of Native
at Goruckhnath...................

Christian Women ..... ........

State and Prospects of the Mission at Importance of regularly visiting the Na-

Goruckhpore .....................

tive Christians ....................

Bombay.

Acceptableness of the Liturgy to the

Account of Bandora, a New Station.... 566 Christian Natives .................

Proceedings and Prospects at this Station, 566

CEYLON.

Cochin.

Cotla.

State of the Mission ................. 283

Improved Prospects of the Mission..... 373

Cottayam.

Kandy.

Report of the London Missionary So State of the Native Congregations ..... 374

ciety's Deputation on the Syrians and

State of the Schools .................

374

the Mission..........

326 Notices of Four Youths ..............

375

Opening Prospects among the Syrians.. Indications of Piety in a Young Native, 375

Malayalim Congregation............

328

Baddagame.

Remarks on the Readers employed.... 329 General View of the Station .......... 376

Tinnevelly.

Difficulties in the Mission ............ 376

General View of the Mission......... 418 Pernicious Nature and Influence of Bud-

Increase of Public Worship ........

.. 418

dhuism ........

376

Native Labourers ...

.. 419 Encouraging Considerations and Facts, 377

Progress and Power of the Gospel.....

Nellore.

Good Conduct of the Congregations.... 420 Increase of Light among the Natives.... 377

The Heathens a Check on Insincerity in

Influence of Religion among the Natives, 378

professed Converts .................

421 State and Effects of the Mission ....... 379

Happy Deaths of Native Converts..... 421 Pernicious Influence of Caste ......... 379

State of the Roman Catholics......... 421 State and Promise of the Boarding Youths, 380

State and Progress of the Schools......

AUSTRALASIA.

State of the Male Seminary .......... 422

New Zealand.

State of the Female Seminary ....... 423

Good Prospects of the Mission ........ 284

Care taken in preparing the New Tamul

Warm Affections of the Natives ....... 458

Translation of the Scriptures ....... 423

Turbulence of Natives in exacting Satis-

Openings & Enlargements of the Mission, 423

faction for supposed Insults & Injuries, 458

Death of Vengoo, a rich Heathen...... 424 |

Wild Manners of the Natives ......... 460

Satisfactory Indications of the Growth

Visit to the Natives on the Coast to the

and Influence of the Mission ........ 518

South-Eastward .................. 461

Remaining Influence of Heathen Notions

Favourable Indications among Natives, 463

on Native Christians .............. 523

First Annual Examination of the Schools, 465

Petition of some of the Heathen against

Particulars of Shipwreck of the “Herald " 466

the Mission .....

523

Earnest Call for Prayer.............. 466

Notice of a Native Tamul Book .......

NORTH-WEST AMERICAN INDIANS.

Appeal of the Missionaries for continued

Support in their Labours ...........

Red-River Colony.

524

Suggestion of an Indian Settlement.... 575

Notices with reference to the Schools

Letter from an Indian Youth to his parents,576

and Seminaries ........

560

minaries ...................

Simple Piety of a Half-breed Indian ... 576

Visit to some of the Congregations.....

6 Baptism and Death of an aged Indian

Notices relative to various Congregations, 564 1

Woman .......................... 576

Joyful Reception and great Benefit of

General Aspect of the Mission ........ 577

the Scriptures.......

Extracts from Journalof Rev.W.Cochran, 577

Persecutions endured by Native Converts, 565

Very Promising State of the Mission... 579

Mayaveram.

Notices relative to the Heathen Natives, 454

CONTINENTAL SOCIETY.

Visit to a Christian Village ........... 456 Eleventh Anniversary ...............

220

Testimony to the Influence of the Gospel, 457 |

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