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THE

MISSIONARY REGISTER

FOR

M DCCC XXX.

CONTAINING THE

PRINCIPAL TRANSACTIONS

OF THE VARIOUS

INSTITUTIONS FOR PROPAGATING THE GOSPEL:

WITH

THE PROCEEDINGS, AT LARGE,

OP THE

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

BUT THOU, O DANIEL, SHUT UP THE WORDS, AND SEAL THE BOOK, EVEN TO THE
TIME OF THE END: MANY SHALL RUN TO AND FRO, AND KNOWLEDGE SHALL BE
IXCREASED.

DANIEL XII. 4.

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.

1830.

LIST OF ENGRAVINGS

IN THIS VOLUME.

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CHURCH AT AXUM, IN ABYSSINIA

158 FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

286 CHURCH-MISSIONARY SETTLEMENT AT KIDDEEKIDDEE, NEW ZEALAND

430

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PLAN OF JERUSALEM AND ITS ENVIRONS

553

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kind, 1919

JOVER-HARVARD
THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY
CAMBRIDGE, MASCONTENTS.

.

562

BIOGRAPHY.

Obituaries of Five Native Christians, 52–55 | Brief Memoir of Oogharee...

337

Memoir & Character of Rev. C. Friend, 73 Obituary of Lolohea, a Converted Chief

Memoir and Obituary of the Rev. T. T. of Tongataboo.....

385

Thomason, M.A...

121 Biographical Notices of Joseph Dacre,

Memoir of Samuel, a Converted Malabar, 161 Esq., late of Chittore.

433

Memoir and Character of Sarah, a pious Conversion and Death of Carolus,an aged

Indian Woman of Connecticut. 201 Mahomedan at Cape Town..., 437

Memoir of Brother John M.P. Leitner, 241 Brief Memoir of Gungadas, a Native Iti-

Character and Obituary of Seetaram... 289 nerant at Monghyr..

514

PROCEEDINGS AND INTELLIGENCE.

AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONS.

Caution relative to Native Converts ... 541

(See Survey, pp. 7, 19.)

Deception practised on the Worshippers

Burmah.

of Juggernaut

541

Increase of Native Converts & Inquirers, 147 | A General Loosening of Idolatry pro-

AMERICAN BOARD OF MISSIONS.

moted by Journeys...

(See Survey, pp, 7, 12, 18, 34, 40, 46.)

BAPTIST MISSION ARY SOCIETY.

MEDITERRANEAN.

Rev. R. Anderson on State of Greece,136-138

(See Survey, pp. 25, 37, 41, 48.)

UNITED KINGDOM.

Intercourse of Board with President of

305

Greece on the subject of Education

Anniversary.

174

Enlarging Operations of the Board

491

Report for 1829–30–

View of the Past Labours of the Press., 491

State of Funds-Missionaries sent out

Extensive Field for Labours of the Press, 491

in Year-Remarks on State of Funds, 306

INDTA WITHIN THE GANGES,

Importance of the Press in Greece...

492
Designed Resumption of Syrian Mission, 492 | Progress of the Gospel at various Stations, 111
Objects of the Intended Tour in Armenia, 492 | Encouraging Estimate of Success in India, 111

View of the Society's Stations.... 425

POLYNESIA.

Sandwich Islands.

BIBLE SOCIETIES.

Improved Condition of the Natives 546

UNITED KINGDOM.

Labours of the Ministry and the Press.. 547 British and Foreign Bible Society.

Influence of the Gospel on the Natives., 547 (See Survey, pp. 12, 20, 37, 42, 47, 48.).

Resistance to the Efforts of Popery 548 | Great Efficiency of Ladies' Associations, 55

Decrease of the Population

548 || Individual Labourers in Scrip. Circulation, 55

Erection of a large Church at Honoruru, - 549 Want of the Scriptures in Wales....... 80

Dedication of the Church by the King., 549 || Want of the Scriptures in Herefordshire, 81

NORTH-AMERICAN STATES.

Adaptation of the Association System to

Summary of the Twentieth Year....., 550 supply these wants....

81

Summary View of the Society . 550 Twenty-sixth Anniversary.

209

AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY.

Twenty-sixth Report- Issues of Scrip-

(See Survey, p. 7.)

tures-Editions printed for Society

WESTERN AFRICA.

Summary of Languages and Dialects, 339

Liberia.

Auxiliaries and Associations ........ 340

State and Prospects of the Colony...... 89

Grants of Money and Books... 340

Testimony to Promising State of Colony, 173

Attention to Scriptures in Merchant
State and Prospects of the Colony... 317

Service-Appointment of Editorial

Statistics and Security of the Colony.. 346

Şuperintendant

340

Call for Exertions at Home and Abroad, 341
AMERICAN EPISCOPAL MISSIONARY SOC.
(See Survey, pp. 7, 12.)

Encouragements as to Roman Catholics, 341

Naval and Military Bible Society.

MEDITERRANEAN.

212

Rev.J.J.Robinson on State of Greece, 139--41

Fiftieth Anniversary

Edinburgh Bible Society,

AMERICAN LADIES GREEK COMMITTEE.

Twenty-first Report-

MEDITERRANEAN.

Awakened State of Public Mind in Greece,179

State of Funds-Proceedings of Year, 440

CONTINENT.

Proceeedings of Rev. Jonas King:

Bible Society.

Opening of a Female School at Tinos, 406 Increasing Eagerness for the Scriptures, 307

Remarks on Hilarion's Modern-Greek

Testament Intended School for in-

Proceedings of the British-and-Foreign

and Continental Bible Societies :

structing Teachers

....407,

408

France-Switzerland - Netherlands-

ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.

Germany and Prussia - Denmark

Anniversary..

216

Norway-Sweden Russia- Roman

Appeal for increased Vigour in prose-

Catholics....

..395-400

cuting the Extinction of Slavery 301

British and Foreign Bible Society.

BAPTIST (GENERAL) MISSIONS.

Increasing Desire for Scriptures in Russia,442

(See Survey, pp. 35, 48.)

Zeal of a Pious Russian Peasant in the

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Distribution of the Scriptures..

442

Ministerial Labours, and their Effects... 538 | Circulation of the Scriptures among Ser-

Manner of addressing the Natives 538 vants and Labourers..

Importance of Native Labourers 540 Extensive Reforination by Means of a

443

Effective Labours of Gunadhor....... 540 Copy of the New Testament.......,

MEDITERRANEAN.

Necessity for continued Exertions..... 181

British and Foreign Bible Society. Journal of Rev. J.Hartley,inGreece, 222--238

Interesting Scenes with Scholars at Egina,62 Visit of Rev. J. R. T. Liéder to the Delta,

Tour in Greece by Mr. Barker.....

320-330

Promising State of the Schools at Egina, 94 | Abyssinian Mission-
Joyful Reception of the Scriptures in the Journal of Rev. Messrs. Gobat and Kugler :

Government School of Egina.. 95 Suez-Departure from Suez-Yambo

Testimony to the Success of Dr. Korck's - Jidda- Arrival at Massowah, 352-354

Exertions at Syra.......

95

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

Promising State of the Greeks.... 96

Calcutta.

Modern-Greek Version from the Hebrew,136 Sixth Report of Calcutta Auxiliary-

Increased Issue of the Scriptures..... 320

Proceedings at Calcutta ..

104

Increasing Demand through the Increase

State of the Schools at Chunar-Bap-

of Schools...

320

tism at Agra- Promising School at

Meerut

Letter from the Native Christian, Leangafa,361 Extension of Christian Knowledge... 106

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

State of the Mission at Kurnaul 106

British and Foreign Bible Society.

Progress of the Madras Auxiliary...... 186 Proceedings of Rev. M. Wilkinson, 106—109

Great Care of the Madras Auxiliary re-

Culna.

lative to Translations of the Scriptures, 528 Advantages of Culna as a Missionary

Station

459

NORTH-AMERICAN STATES.

460

Bible Society, Fourteenth Year....... 550

Native Schools-Idolatry..

General View of the Mission...

460

BRITISH REFORMATION SOCIETY.

Buxar.

Third Anniversary

216 Journal of Kurrum Messeeh

460

CHRISTIAN-INSTRUCTION SOCIETY.

Burdwan.

Fourth Anniversary...

209

Mahomedan Worship...

CHRISTIAN-KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY.

Heathen Temples and Idolatry 454

(See Survey, pp. 21, 42, 48.)

Disposition of Mahomedans and Hin-

Report for 1829.-30%

doos toward one another ...

455

Issue of Books, Tracts, and Papers ;

Fierceness of Mahomedans-Mild Ap-

from April 1829 to April 1830..... 518 pearance, but Want of Feeling, in

State of Funds- Increase of Society, 518

Hindoos

455

Dissimulation of the Hindoos..

456

CHURCA MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

Intellectual Powers of Mahomedans and
(See Survey, pp. 5, 12, 27, 42, 37, 49.)

Hindoos- Mahomedan Schools-Hin-

UNITED KINGDOM.

doo-Native School

457

Remarks, by the Committee, on its Funds,244 | General View of the Mission.

458

Thirtieth Anniversary ...

208

Chunar and Benares.
Thirtieth Report
Committee of Investigation.......

Extracts from Journal of Rev. C. Friend, 149
302
Abolition of Widow-Burning

155

Candidates, Students, and Missionaries,303 Proceedings of Rev.Ralph Eteson at Benares :

Disabled Missionaries' Fund.... 304

Conversation with Mahomedans..... 494

Associations-Appoint. of Lay Agent, 304

Notices from Mr. Eteson's Journal... 495

Conclusion of Report, and Appendix, 304-5 Proceedings of Rev. W. Rowley at Chunar:

Regulations relative to Disabled Missió.

Notices of Inquirers and Converts ... 496

naries, and Widows and Children.... 341

Baptism of Converts....

496

Appeal for Enlarged Support.......... 475 State of Chunar.....

497

Special Meeting for Increase of Funds., 517

Goruckhpore.

WESTERN AFRICA.

Return of Rev.M.Wilkinson from Buxar

Sierra Leone.

to Goruckhpore.....

148

View of the various Stations...57, 128-132

Extracts from the Journal of Rev.W.Bowley,

312-317

266.-278

Report of the Mission for 1829 :

Meerut.

Difficulties from Native Character 309

Proceedings of Mr. Richards of Meerut :

Excitability of Africans...

310

279

Standard of Admission to Baptism... 310

Visit to a Neighbouring Mela....

Want of Native Teachers and Students,3 10

Conversation with the Agent of a Rajah, 281

Conversation with 2 Native Zemindars, 282

General State of Schools..

310

Review of Past Year-Conclusion, 311,312 Cochin :-State of the Mission,..

Tellicherry :-State of the Schools..... 224

424

MEDITERRANEAN.

Proceedings and Plans in Egypt

63

Cottayam.

Atrocities of North-African Slavery. 05

State of the Grammar School

333

Account of the Magaginé,'an African Tribe, 65

State of the Female School

334

Geographical Situation of the Tribe.. 66

State of the Mission..

422, 463
Its Government, Customs, and Manners, 66 Notices of Two of the College Students, 463

Religious Notions and Customs of the

Allepie.

Tribe....

67 | State of the Mission

423

Difficulty of obtaining Native Teachers, 68 Proceedings of Mrs. Norton at Allepie :

Importance of a Seminary for the Prepa- Deplorable State of Native Females-

ration of Native Teachers...

69 Course of Discipline and Instruction

Schools in Greece with which Dr. Korck

pursued with the Female Scholars, 282

is connected

180

Prospeots with regard to Fem. Scholars, 283

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CONTINENTAL SOCIETY:

Summary View of the Mission ,192 Twelfth Anniversary

214

Extracts from Rev.C. Rhenius's Journals, 194

Visit to some of the Congregations...

DISTRICT VISITING SOCIETY.

195

Manner in which Christianity obtained

Second Anniversary.

217

Admission into a Village - Firmness

EDUCATION SOCIETIES.

under Persecution Decay of Hea-

then Idolatry...

(See Survey, pp. 12, 19, 23.)

284

UNITED KINGDOM.

Increasing Prosperity of the Mission-

National Society,

Increase of Congregations

285

Thirteenth Report-

Sufferings of the Converts— Trials from

Total Scholars in Schools in Union .. 478

within - Increase and Improvement Increase of Schools

of Congregations...

412

General Effect on Heathen Neighbours, 413

State and Prospects of Central Schools,478

Influence on Roman Catholics & Moormen

Pecuniary Grants-- State of the Funds, 478

- Schools-Applications for Schools

Closing of the King's-Letter Account, 479

Increase of Teachers and Schools.... 414

Average Ann. Expenditure on Schools,479

General View.

Want of Female Schools, Preparation

of Native Teachers ...

415

British and Foreign School Society.

The Seminary, The Press.. .415, 416 Appeal on behalf of Greece.

84

Beneficial Influence of Publications 416

Reasons for adding Daily to Sunday-

Extracts from the Journal of the Rev.

School Instruction.....

172

C.T. E. Rhenius.........

417 | Twenty-fifth Anniversary

211

General Influence of Mission on Natives, 530 Twenty-fifth Report-

Estimate of the Influence of the Gospel

State and Progress of Central Schools, 436

on the Native Christians

531

Great Importance of raising the Stan-

Vindication of the Characters and Mo-

dard of Elementary Teachers.. 436

tives of the Native Christians.

532 Proceedings in Training Department, 437

Rapid Increase of Congregations and Co-operation and Zeal of Parents at

Schools-Call for Enlarged Support, 533

Weymouth and Devonport

437

Mayaveram.

New Schools

438

Congregation - Schools – Seminary -

Extensive Good effected by an Indivi-

Female Christians-General View... 410

dual-- BeneficialInfluence of Schools,438

Madras.

Ladies' East-India-Female-Education Society.

Extracts from Rev.P.P.Schaffter's Journal,187 Proceedings of the Society ....... 247

Congregations-Seminary-Schools

409

Newfoundland School Society.

Pulicat :

-Congregation - Schools 410 Seventh Anniversary....

213

CEYLON.

Cotta.

Sunday-School Union.

Ministry

Anniversary.

212

362

Indifference of the People - Institution

Summary of the Sixth Year

551

-Female Schools - English School

Summary View of the Society

551

-Native Schools— Further Openings

Sunday-School Society.

for Schools--Press- Translations, 362.-365 Forty-fourth Anniversary

... 206

Kandy.

CONTINENT.

Congregations Indifference to the State and Progress of Education in

Means of Grace - Schools-Attend. France, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden,

ance on the Week-day Catechetical Russia, Italy, and Sicily ........441, 442

Lecture- State of the Heathen ..... 366

MEDITERRANEAN.

Want of a Fellow-Labourer..

367 British and Foreign School Society.

Baddagame.

Arrival and Employment of Mr. Pieridi, 179

Ministry of the Word Schools-Board-

INDIA WITHIN THE GANGES.

ing School for Boys- Female School

Brilish and Foreign School Society.

Want of additional Female Schools, 367

Effect of Disappointments...

Importance of Native Female Education, 100

368

Calcutta Ladies'Nat. Fem.-Education Society.

Nellore.

Schools - Female Schools

109

Beneficial

State of the Schools

Influence of Education...

71

NORTH AMERICAN STATES.

Beneficial Effects of Publications ...... 72

African Education Society.

Ministry-Congregations-Schools.. 368 Formation and Object of the Society... 380

Encouragements from Progress of Scho-

Outline of the Society's Plan..... 380

lars-Press- View of Station

369 New-York African-Free-Schools.

AUSTRALASIA.

Moral Effects of the Institution in Less-

New Zealand.

ening Crime...

381

Notices relative to the Schools

113 Capacity of African Children

382

Notices relative to the Natives- Impor-

tance of Itinerating among Natives.. 114

FRENCH PROTESTANT MISSIONARY SOC.

Gradual Civilization of the Natives .... 115

(See Survey, p. 10.)

Progress of Mission-Call for Labourers, 116

SOUTH AFRICA.

Extracts from Journal of Rev. W. Yate, 467 Colony of Descendants of French Re.

Extracts from Rev.W.Williams's Journal,469

fugees

NORTH-WEST-AMERICAN INDIANS.

Reception of the French Missionaries .

Red-River Colon 4.

FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW NATION.

205

Can wegations--Schools--In Loys, 551-2 First Anniversary

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