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court were of his devising; for energy and ability so great. He many years he presided most ably was doubting when the year began over its decisions, and contributed whether he would be able to bear in an eminent degree to secure for the rainy season once more after his it public confidence. For the last long service: the season came, and three years he has been clerk and with it very speedily the doubt was secretary of the successive Legisla- decided. He has gone down to tive Councils. While diligent in Singapore and Java, hoping to rethe public business of his life, he turn for a few weeks at the close of has ever been one of the most active the year. He will then visit by slow supporters of churches and religious stages the Free Church Missions in societies amongst us. An elder of India and South Africa, and so the Free Church, secretary and then quietly return to Scotland. president of the Bible and Tract So end's in India the distinguished Societies, and secretary of the City career of this honoured servant of Mission, a most energetic and Christ. It has extended over practical member of the Calcutta period of thirty-four years, of which Missionary Conference, he has long twenty-three bave been spent in occupied a front place in our schemes India itself, and eleven years in his of Christian agency. and by example, two visits to Europe and America. counsel, zeal, and liberality, has Dr. Duff came to India rather older devotedly advanced their interests. than most new missionaries, and All missionaries found in him a per- with a larger and riper mind. From sonal friend ; and in times of diffi. the first he showed himself a broad culty the missionaries among the thinker, a fluent writer, an eloquent Coles and the American brethren in speaker. He arrived at the right Burmah were sustained and ani. moment in the history of education, mated not more by the pecuniary -a turning point in the course help he procured for them, than by which the native mind was following; his hearty words of sympathy. and his example, his writings, his

He is known well in England as pleadings with the government and well as here, and during his brief with individuals, gave a prodigious visit in 1855 the few words he spoke impulse to the desire then awakenat various meetings fell with weight ing on every band for the acquisition and power. We shall miss him of the English language. The long. Who will supply his place, Oriental period of education, with now painfully empty ? But you will its Sanskrit and Arabic professors, gain at home, when his health is and its Persian in the courts, passed once restored; and long may he away for ever, leaving but a shadow live "to serve his generation ac- and a name behind. The English cording to the will of God.” He is language and literature from that at present on sick leave, and may time took a firm hold on the young perhaps return again for a brief minds of India. while to Calcutta; but we On every hand the feeling of rescarcely look for him as a settled gret at Dr. Duff's departure is proresident in this city again. The found; and all the respect and Missionary Conference took a sad regard felt for him by all classes of farewell of him the last time he met religious society have been called them; and all the Christian societies forth in increased degree. The work of the city have given him the ex- to which Dr. Duff was called was pression of their affection and regret one of immense importance : it was on his departure.

one calculated to confer a long line Since Mr. Wylie went to England, of benefits upon the people of India, Dr. Duff has also been compelled by which should endure for ages. He a severe attack of illness to relinhas done it well, and we glorify God quish in Calcutta the work he has in him. May peace and rest crown so long loved, and carried out with his remaining days.

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INTELLIGENCE.

(Wesleyan), Mr. Aston, and Mr.

Dutton, took part in the public TARPORLEY.—The annual services meeting. Mr. Willis, of Ridley on behalf of the Baptist Missionary Hall, in the chair. The hall was Society, were held on Sunday, well filled. The services thoughout October 18th, and the public meet- were of a very interesting char. ing on the 19th, in the public hall. acter; and the handsome sum of Rev. H. Wilkinson preached on the £72 9s. 4d. was realized for the Sabbath, and with the Revs. J. C. mission.

R. B. Pike, J. B. Lockwood, C. Swannell,

Foreign Letters Keceived.
BERHAMPORE-W. Hill, Sep. 1, 3. | PIPLEE_W. Miller, Sep. 28, 30.

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Contributions
RECEIVED ON ACCOUNT OF TIIE GENERAL BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY,

From October 20th to November 20th, 1863.
ACDLEM.

LEICESTER-Friar-lane.
£ 8. d.

£ 8. d. Public Collection ... 1 3 4 Mrs. Case, for Orphan

2 10 0 Collected by Miss J. Thursfield

1 13 7

MELBOURNE. Miss Thompson 08 0 Public Collections

10 15 7 Miss E. Bonell

0
6 7

QUORNDON AND WOODHOUSE.
3 11 6

Quorndon.
Less expenses

0 7 6
BARTON.
Public Collections

5 1 9 Balance of Collections

0 13 6

Mountsorrel. Juvenile Association for Three

Public Collection

0 14 9 Orphans

7 10 0

Woodhouse Eaves.
8
3 6
Public Collections

3 1 0 BIRCHCLIFFE. Public Collections 6 12 0

8 17 6 Collected by Miss Lister

TARPORLEY. Mr. James Lister

2 2 0 Rev. W. Gray

0 10 0 Moiety of Legacy by the late Mr. J. Whitham

0 10 0 Miss Aston £100, less Legacy Mr. J. Ingham...

0 10 0 Duty and Expenses on the Miss Lister 0 5 0 whole £20 13s. 4d.

79 6 8 Small sums 050 Public Collections

15 19 2 4 2 0 | Rev. J. B. Lockwood...

0 10 0 Collected by Miss B. Stansfield 1 2 9 Mr. Wootton, Farndon

0 10 0 Mr. W. H. Farrar 1 2 4 Mr. T. Whalley, Senr...

1 0 0 Mr. Gray's Childrens' box 1 0 0 | Mr. T. Bowers...

1 1 Sunday-school box 089 Mr. Joseph Aston

3 0 0 14 7 10 Ditto, for Debt

7 0 0 COVENTRY. Mr. R. Dutton

2 0 Collections and Subscriptions 7 19 6 Mr. T. Bate, for Orphan 2 10 0 HALIFAX. Mr. C. Bate,

2 10 Public Collections 11 14 0 Mrs. Smith,

2 10 0 Messrs. John Crossley & Sons 3 3 0 Ditto, for Debt

1 0 0 Mrs. James Hodgson .. 2 2 0 Mr. Wm. Aston

1 0 0 Mrs. M. Bottomley 2 0 0 Ditto, for Debt

1 0 0 Mr. J. Ingham... 100 Mr. Darlington

1 0 0 Rey. C. Clark 0 10 6 Mr. T. Walley, Junr...

1 0 0 Mr. Hassall, Raby

1 0 0 20 9 61 Mrs. Walley, Frankton

1 0 0

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£ S. d.

£ 8. d. Mr. Dickenson... 1 0 0 1st Class, Boys'

0 10 0 Mr. John Aston 2 0 0 2nd

0 2 2 Ditto, for Debt 3 0 0 3rd

0 1 6 Mr. R. Bate 2 0 0 4th

0 5 0 Ditto, for Debt..

3 0 0 Collected by ScholarsMr. J. Fletcher

1 0 0 Martha Jane Woodward's box 0 8 0 Mr. Lewis

0 10 6 Elizabeth Hodkinson's box 0 11 6 Miss and Miss R. Lewis 0 10 6 Crissy Walley's box

0 15 5 Mr. Richard Aston

0 10 0 Emily Aldersey's box... 1 5 0 Mr. Jackson 0 10 0 Fanny Gill's box

1 1 0 Mr. Sherlock 0 10 6 Celia Young's box

0 5 7} Miss Clifton

0 11 0 Mr. Thompson, St. Helen's 0 10 0

5 18 3 Mr. Aldersey

0 5 0 Boxes

72 19 11 The Misses Bate, Chester 1 1 0

Less expenses

2 8 9 Misses Aston's

2 6 6

WALSALL. Miss Sheen's

0 18 10 Miss Hassall's...

0 10 4

Collections and Subscriptions 24 10 0 Stephen Walley's

0 15 4

WIRKSWORTH AND SHOTTLE. Sunday-school, subscribed by– Public Collections at Wirks1st Class, Girls' 0 4 0 worth

5 1 1 2nd 0 3 1 Ditto at Shottle

1 10 4 rd

0 2 6 th 0 3 5

6 11 5

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DONATIONS FOR MISSION DEBT.
ASHBY-DE-LA-Zouch.

LEICESTER—Friar-lane.
Miss Eliza Orchard's card 5 0 0 Mrs. Case's card

5 0 0 BARTON.

LONDON. Miss Christian's card, Thornton 5 0 0 Mr. J. Poole

10 00 BERKHAMPSTEAD.

MARCI. Miss Hobbs's card

3 18 6

Thank Offering by a Friend ... 5 0 0 Mrs. Lawton's card

2 10 0 NOTTINGHAM-Mansfield-road.
Mrs. F. Booker's card...

3 15 0 6 8 6

PETERBOROUGH.
Less expenses

0 0 9

Collected by Mrs. Barrass and
COVENTRY.
Miss Birch

5 5 0 Mrs. R. Compton's card 3 1 0

QUORNDON.
LEICESTER--Archdeacon-lane. Mrs. North's card

2 10 0 Mrs. J. Noble

5 0 0

ROCHDALE. Mrs. Stevenson & Mrs. Leigh's

G. T. Kemp, Esq., by Rev. J. card

5 5 0
C, Pike

5 0 0 10 5 0

WHEELOCK HEATH.
Dover-street.
Miss Pedley's card

ŏ 0 0 Miss Goadby

010 0

WISBECH. Miss Tyers's card 5 5 0 Mrs. F. C, Southwell...

5 0 0

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Subscriptions and Donations in aid of the General Baptist Missionary Society will be thankfully received by Robert Pegg, Esq., Treasurer, Derby; and by the Rev. J. C. Pike, and the Rev. H. Wilkinson, Secretaries, Leicester ; from whom also Missionary Boxes, Collecting Books and Cards may be obtained.

THE

GENERAL BAPTIST

MAGAZINE.

FOR

1864.

LONDON: MARLBOROUGH & Co., AVE MARIA LANE.

LEICESTER: WINKS & SON.

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£ S. d.

£ 8. d. Mr. Dickenson... 1 0 0 1st Class, Boys'

0 10 0 Mr. John Aston 2 0 0 2nd

0 2 2} Ditto, for Debt 3 0 0 3rd

0 1 6 Mr. R. Bate 2 0 0 4th

0 5 0 Ditto, for Debt..

3 0 0 Collected by ScholarsMr. J. Fletcher

1 0 Martha Jane Woodward's box 0 8 0 Mr. Lewis

0 10 6 Elizabeth Hodkinson's box 0 11 6 Miss and Miss R. Lewis 0 10 .6 Crissy Walley's box

0 15 5 Mr. Richard Aston

0 10 0 Emily Aldersey's box... 1 5 0 Mr. Jackson 0 10 0 Fanny Gill's box

1 1 0 Mr. Sherlock 0 10 6 Celia Young's box

0 5 7 Miss Clifton

0 11 0 Mr. Thompson, St. Helen's 0 10 0

5 18 3 Mr. Aldersey

0 5 0 Boxes

72 19 11 The Misses Bate, Chester 1 1 0

2 8 9 Misses Aston's

2 6 6

WALSALL. Miss Sheen's

0 18 10 Miss Hassall's...

0 10 4

Collections and Subscriptions 24 10 0 Stephen Walley's

0 15

WIRKSWORTH AND SHOTTLE. Sunday-school, subscribed by

Public Collections at Wirks1st Class, Girls' 04 0 worth

5 1 1 2nd 0 3 1 Ditto at Shottle

1 10 4 rd

0 2 6 th 0 3

6 11 5

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DONATIONS FOR MISSION DEBT.
ASHBY-DE-LA-Zouch.

LEICESTER-Friar-lane.
Miss Eliza Orchard's card 5 0 0 Mrs. Case's card

5 0 0 BARTON.

LONDON. Miss Christian's card, Thornton 5 0 0 Mr. J. Poole

10 0 0 BERKHAMPSTEAD.

MARCH. Miss Hobbs's card

3 18 6 Thank Offering by a Friend 5 0 0 Mrs. Lawton's card

2 10

NOTTINGHAM— Mansfield-road.
Mrs. F. Booker's card...

3 15 0 6 8 6

PETERBOROUGH.
Less expenses

0 0 9

Collected by Mrs. Barrass and
COVENTRY.
Miss Birch

5 5 0 Mrs. R. Compton's card

3 1 0

QUORNDON.
LEICESTER–Archdeacon-lane. Mrs. North's card

2 10 0 Mrs. J. Noble ...

5 0 0

ROCHDALE. Mrs. Stevenson & Mrs. Leigh's

G. T. Kemp, Esq., by Rev. J. card

5 5 0
C, Pike

5 00 10 5 0

WHEELOCK HEATH.
Dover-street.
Miss Pedley's card

5 00 Miss Goadby ...

0 10 0

Wisbech. Miss Tyers's card 5 5 0 Mrs. F. C. Southwell...

5 00

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Subscriptions and Donations in aid of the General Baptist Missionary Society will be thankfully received by Robert Pegg, Esq., Treasurer, Derby; and by the Rev. J. C. Pike, and the Rev. H. Wilkinson, Secretaries, Leicester ; from whom also Missionary Boxes, Collecting Books and Cards may be obtained.

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