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14. Essays in a series of Letters on the following subjects: On a man's

writing memoirs of himself. On decision of character. On the application of the epithet Romantic. On some of the causes by which evangelical religion has been rendered less acceptable to persons of cultivated taste. By John FOSTER, author of the “ Glory of the Age," &c. Sixth American from the eighth London edition, with additions and improvements by the author. Boston. James Loring. 1839.

The title of this work is all the passport it needs to public favor. A commendation from us of Foster's Essays cannot be desired by any of our readers. It is more to our purpose to say that the new edition is neat and elegant. The paper, type and the form of the book are as they should be.

15. Historical Collections ; being a general collection of interesting

Facts, Traditions, biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c., relating to the History and Antiquities of every town in Massachusetts, with geographical descriptions. Illustrated by 200 engravings. By John WARREN BARBER, author of Connecticut Historical Collections, Elements of General History, &c. pp. 624. 8vo. Worcester. Dorr, Howland & Co. 1839.

The character of the work corresponds with its title. Consisting as it does of miscellaneous facts relating to each town in the State, it is both interesting and, in its way, instructive. A book of this kind, being rather a collection of curiosities than a connected history, serves a rational and not uninportant end. Not professing any particular acquaintance with the special history of these towns, we cannot of course judge of the accuracy of the various details here presented. The work has the appearance of being executed with industry and judgment; and we doubt not it will furnish a welcome entertainment for the winter evenings of many an inhabitant of the Bay State. 16. The Southern Baptist Preacher ; Or Sermons by living Baptist ministers in the South. Edited by WILLIAM H. STOKES. Washington, Ga. 1839.

The first number has reached us just in time for us to give its title and a word or two from the introduction.

“In presenting this, the first number of the SouthERN BAPTIST PREACHER to the public, we can not so much say what we bave done, as what we desire to do. As we have already stated in our Proposals, so we now repeat, it is our purpose to stir up our brethren, if possible, to an effort to contribute something towards a Southərn Baptist Literature; to bring into some durable form, a few memorials of our elder brethren, who by the course of nature must soon leave us; and last, though not least, we are not without hope that in this way, we shall be able to do some good by scattering knowledge, and increasing a spirit of reading."

This number contains a sermon on Phil. 3: 8, by the venerable Jesse Mercer, of which, for want of time, we can now give no further notice.

EDITOR.

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QUARTERLY LIST.
DEATHS.

JOHN D. PARRIS, Bangor, Me., Aug. 29. THOMAS ATKINSON, Irwinton, Ala., July | R. M. PRENTICE, Norwich Village, Chen27, aged 40.

ango Co., N. Y., Sept. 18. AUGUSTUS O. Bacon, Walthourville, Ga., D. Rounds, Nantucket, Aug. 17. July 3, aged 23.

"Nelson D. SANDERS, New Orleans, La., John Bush, Indiana, Aug. 24.

Jan. 12. John Ford, Pickins Co., Ala., June 5, Richard SATTERFIELD, New Orleans, La., aged 52.

Jan. 12. OLIVER T. Hammond, Irwinton, Ala., | Henry A. Smith, Burlington, N. Y., Aug. Sept. 6, aged 26.

15. Thomas T. Harris, Green Lawn, Va., James A. B. STONE, Gloucester, Mass., Aug. 25, aged 52.

Nov. 13. John R. PRICE, Buckland, Mass., Oct. 19, Thomas Taylor, Manchester, lil., Aug. aged 28.

12. Nichols JOHNSON, Fiskville, R. I., Aug. STEPHEN Van Huser, Bristol, Ontario 20, aged 45.

Co., N. Y., Aug. 29. Philip Mathews, Prince Edwards Co., HEAVLIN WARD, Lyons, N. Y., Sept. 18. Va., Aug. 10.

David R. Williams, Bangor, Me., Aug. JOHN SMITH, Carrolton, Ill., Aug. 6.

29. GEORGE WHITWELL, Crawford Co., Pa., Isaac WOODBURY, Haverhill, Mass., Nov. Aug. 19. ORDINATIONS.

CONSTITUTION OF CHURCIJES. Cyrus Barker, Newport, R. I., Sept. 3.

At Jackson, Miss., May, Imlah G, BARKER, Newton, Mass., Aug.

At Lake Co., Ia., May.

At Triana, Ala., June 2. ABChibald BENNET, Norwich, Vt., June

At Sangerville, Me., June 10. 15.

At Lexington, Ia., June 16. Y BLACKMAN. Villanou via. N. Y.. | At Little Missouri, Schuyler Co., Ill., June June 23. Joseph B. BREED, Lynn, Mass., Sept. 24.

At La Salle, III., June 21. ROSWELL CHENEY, Girard, Pa., Oct. 8.

At Tuscaloosa, Ala., June 22. William P. Cool, Belfast, N. Y., June 27.

At Jacksonville, I., June 22. William DICKENS, Middletown, Conn.Sept. | A!

At Wethersfield, N., June. 18.

At Clinton, Ohio, June.
J. SEWALL Eaton, Hartford, Ct., Nov. 13. | At Mount Moriah, Clark Co., Me.
SAMUEL W. Field, North Yarmouth, Me.,

At Rock Creek, Menard Co., III.
Oct. 3.

At Jones Co., Ga., July 6. David P. FRENCH, Sullivan, N. H., Sept.

| At Wyconda, Clark Co., Me., July 6. 5.

At La Beouff, Erie Co., Pa., July 8. EDGAR H. Gray, Freeport. Me.. Oct. 30. | At Mount Pleasant, M., July 20. JONATHAN H. GREENE, Cavendish, Vt.,

At Carlisle, N. Y., July 29. Aug. 15.

At Sugar Creek, Tazewell Co., III., Aug. 4. PELATIH HANSCOM, South Hampton, N. | At Middlebourne, Va., Aug. 12. H., July 5.

At West Point, Ohio, Aug. 18. John Johnson, Charleston, Me., Oct. 8. | At Tremont, Rockland Co., N. Y., Aug. INCREASE Jones, Pittsford, Vt., July 25. ASA MARSH, Jeffersonville, Ia., Sept. 2

At Richville, N. Y., Aug. 28. Elias L. MAGOON, Newton, 'Mass., Aug. At Lyons, N. Y., Sept. 18.

21.
SULLIVAN A. MAXIM; Palmyra,Me.,Oct. 29

DEDICATIONS.
John McCoe, Northfield, Mich., July 11. In Canton, Ct., Aug. 22.
A. L. McLellan, Piqua,'o., Oct. 15. In Edgartown, Mass., Sept. 6.
John McQUESTOR, Macon Co., Ala., July In Keene, N. H., Sepi. 17.
14.

In Gloversville, N. Y., Sept. 18.
CYRUS MINER, North Stonington, Ct., In Addison, Me., Oct. 2.
Aug. 22.

| In Dexter, Me., Oct. 30.

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CHRISTIAN REVIEW.......VOLUME IV.

Chapin, Rev. Stephen, his Sermon,

328.
Abercrombie's Harmony of Christian Chatham, Lord, his character and elo-
Faith, &c., 310.

quence, 455.
Accountability, Human, 23.
Aids to Preaching and Hearing, by Chinese Canal, 128—Chinese hydro-

China, 118—its geography, 122, 128.
Rev. Thos. H. Skinner, 303.

graphic system, 132.
Antiquities, American, 555.

Church, Providence, settlement of,

492—New Haven, 495-govern-
B.

ment of, 496.
Babcock, Rev. Rufus, his Tales of Cicero's Tusculan Questions, 315.
Truth for the Young, 153.

Circumstantial Evidence by Wills,
Bacon, Rev. Leonard, bis Historical 243.
Discourses, 491, 493.

Conant, Prof. T. J., his translation of
Baptists, in New York, their history, Gesenius's Hebrew Grammar, 419.

217—in the United States, 218. Constantine the Great, bis Life, 2014
Blue Laws, 508.

216—his birth and parentage, 204–
Blunt, Rev. Henry, bis Lectures, 318. made emperor, 205—his conquests,
Brougham, Lord, his Sketches of 207, 211–his conversion, 208–

Statesmen, First Series, 450—Sec- his cruelties, 211—his laws, 212—
ond Series, 509.

his death, 214.
Bunyan, John, his Biographies, 394— Convention, N. Y., Baptist Missionary,

his conversion, 398—his ministry, history of, 217.
403—his prosecutions, 408—bis Cousin, his philosophy, 21.
writings, 412.

Cushites, their supposed wanderings
Burke, Edmund, bis eloquence, 463. from Egypt to America, 577.
Burmah, 56-Burman civilization, 69.
Buttman's Greek Grammar, 328.

D.
Davenport, Rev. Mr., 500–Rev.

James, 507.
Casaubon, 544.

Davis, John Francis, his China, 118,
Centennial Anniversaries, 401, 492. 143.

Delafield, John, bis American An-
tiquities, 555.

Ideas, pbilosophical, 29.
Democratic Principle, its Progress, India, British, 72.

284–in France, 288-in England, Interpretation of the Old Testament
290-in Continental Europe, 292— by the New, 481.
in America, 293—its beneficial re-
sults, 294-means of perpetuating it,

298.
Dessauer's Rabbinical Lexicon, 155. Jaeck, his Library of Travels, 118,135.
Discovery of Truth, 243.

Jewett on Baptism, 327.
Doing Good, 15.

Jews, Polish, 177.
Double Senses, 482—their extent, 489. Jervis, Admiral, 513.
Dumas's Travels in Egypt, 322.

John 4: 1–12, by Tittmann, 181.

Juggernaut, supported by the British
E.

government, 75.
Eaton, Governor, 562.

K.
Eclecticism, 21.
Eldon, Lord, his character, 511. Kingsley, Prof., his Historical Dis-
Erskine, Thomas, 467.

course, 491, 493.
Everett, Alexander H., bis Address,
150,
F.

Lunguage, history of its progress,
Fugger, Ulric, 553.

333—definition and division of, 336

of natural signs, 338—hieroglyphic,
G.

342.
George IV, character of, 510.

Literary Notices. See Notices.
Gesenius, his Hebrew Grammar,

M.
419.
Grant, Sir William, 462.

Malcom, Rev. Howard, his travels, 57.
Greece, Travels in, 163_Greeke, Manning, President, his memoirs,

Modern, their character, 167—their 326.
religious festivals, 169.

Manso, his Life of Constantine, 201.
Griffin, Dr. E. D., his sermons, 356 Martyr Spirit, 96.

-his history and character, 357— Mata, Karen Village, 66.
his inode of preaching, 360. Medhurst's China, 118, 144.

Merican Indians, their origin, 568,

474.

Miscellaneous Intelligence, 156, 330.
Hare's Sermons, 326.

Mounds, American, 557.
Hebrew Grammar, hy Gesenius, 419.
Hieroglyphics, Mexican, 342—Egyp-

tian, 344.
Historical Discourses, New Haven, Neology, German, 372.
491.

New Haven Discourses, 491_settle-
Home Education, Taylor's, 313. ment of, 494—church of, 496, 498.
Hvoker, Rev. E. w., bis Memoirs of North, Lord, his character, 458.
Mrs. Smith, 427.

Notices, Literary-Dr. Wayland's
Howe, Rev. John, 515—at Cromwell's Discourse, 146-Prof. Ware's Ser-
Court, 519-sketch of his life, 519 mon, 149—A. H. Everett's Ad-
-character of his tines, 520-

dress, 150-Tales of Truth, &c.,
character of bis mind, 521-his by Dr. Babcock, 153—Dessauer's
studies, 522—his liberality of senti. Rabbinical Lexicon, 154—Skinner's
ment, 523—in Ireland, 524-bis Aids to Preaching and Hearing, 303
works, 525, 529_his Living Tem -Abercrombie's Harmony of Faith,
ple, 531.

&c., 310_Taylor's Home Educa-

N.

tion, 313–Otia's Tusculan Ques-
tions. 315-Blunt's Lectures, 318- Ram Mohun Roy, 73.
Dumas's Travels, 322— Peter Par-
ley's Fireside Education,325—God-

Ramshorn's Dictionary of Latin Syn-

onymes, 614.
dard's Memoirs of Manning, 326- Religion of the Bible, 1.
Hare's Sermons, 326–Jewetton Ritter, Charles, 118, 122.
Baptism, 327—Beauties of Robert Romance, 37.
Hall, 327 - Buttmann's Greok Ro

* Romans, 8: 18–24_Remarks on, 84.
Grammar, 328—Chapin's Sermon, Rueckert, as an interpreter, 388.
328-Norton's Discourse, 603–

Russia,
Ruiler

travels in, 171-Russian
Latest form of Infidelity, examined,
610 — Ramshorn's Dictionary of

. serfs, 173—espionage, 174.
Latin Synonymes,614_Greenfield's

S.
Greek Testament, 619-Memoiren
der Mrs. Anna H. Judson, 620— Sumaritans and Women of Samaria,
Calvin's Commentary on Genesis, 183.
620_Tholuck's Commentary on

Scapula, 552.
John, 622—Miss Sedgwick's Means Scott, Rev. Thomas, 396.
and Ends, 624–Turnbull's Essay Sectarian Feeling, 2.
on the Theatre, 625~The Rollo Selections from German Literature,
Booky,626_Sparks's Life of Wash- 370.
ington, 626–Palmer's Spiritual Im- Sinless character of Jesus, by Ullmann,
provement, 627-De Wette's Die 390.
Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testa. Skinner's Religion of the Bible, 1–
ments, 636–Foster's Essays, 631 Aids to Preaching and Hearing, 303.

-Barber's Historical Collections, Smith, Mrs. Sarah L., her memoir,
631.

427—ber conversion, 429—her
piety and activity, 431-among the
Mohegans, 433—her marriage, 434

-her embarkation for Syria, 438-
Otis's Tusculan Questions, 315.

ber arrival at Beyroot, 439—her

studies and labors, 440—her death,
P.

446.
Pagodas, 64.

Southey, Robert, his life of Bunyan,
Parley's Fireside Education, 325.

394.
Persecution of Christians, 49, 54. Spiritual Religion, 6–Joy, 9.
100, 104, 209.

Sprague, Rev. Wm. B., his memoir
Philip, Rev. Robert, Life of Bunyan,

of Dr. Griffin, 356.
394.

" Stearns, Rev. Samuel H., his Life and
Picture Writing, 349, 351.

Select Discourses, 260—his birth
Piso, L. M., 39, 43.

and parentage, 261—his education,
Poles, 178—Polish Jews, 177.

262—his ill health, 267—his set-
Polo, Marco, 137.

tlement in Boston, 268—his attain-
Polycarp, his martyrdom, 102.

ments and character, 269.
Practical Knowledge of God, 273.

Stephens's Travels in Greece, &c.,
Prayer, 17.

161.
Preacher's Work, its Dignity and Stephens, Henry, his life, 534-his
Importance, 581.

childhood, 535_travels in Italy,
Printing, art of, 535.

538_travels in England, 539_resi-
Probus, 36.

dence in Geneva, 540-domestic
Pyramids, Mexican, 562.

life, 542-life at conrt, 544—trav-
els in Gerinany, 545—poetry, 547

-French writings, 547-editions of

the classics, 548-his Thesaurus,
Quinnipiac (New Haven), 494. 550-literary connections, 554-his

last days, 554.

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