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1822. Jan. 18, at Iminster, in So- loved child. * Still, the separation is mersetshire, CAROLINE, only surviving temporary ; the reunion will be eternal. daughter of the Rev. Thumas BOWEN. When the principles and the spirit of The fatal erent is recorded here, not with Christianity have been successfully com the view of introducing an enumeration municated to the young, this consolitary of her various excellencies, but for the belief may with reason be indulged. sake of animating individuals in the 66 The flower fadeth :" but the plant will bloom of life and health to prepare, by blossom again in a more congenial soil, the same assiduous cultiration of their and bring forth fruit to immortality. understandings and their hearts, for an early removal from the world, if such

February 1, at Bristol, aged 26, MARbe the will of God, and of affording GARET, wife of Mr. J. B. Estlin, surgeon comfort to Christian parents, on the loss of that city. By an affecting coincidence, of promising children. This amiable this breach in the tenderest and most young person was cut off in her 17th important charities of life, occurred a few year, in the midst of pursuits, which hours after the event with which the greatly tended to the improvement of readers of the Repository have been alher mind, and at the period when she ready made acquainted, and which dewas repaying the food care of her father servedly excited so deep an interest in a and her mother and realiziug their highest more widely extended sphere of influence. expectations. Her mild, atfectionate tem- (See the Obituary of the Rev. H. Turner, per, her exemplary and blameless conduct, well qualified her for the enjoyment of purer happiness tòan our present state of * In the present instance the blow was being can supply. Iu peace and hope she a repetition of that which had fallen, descended to the grave. On Wednesday, seven years before, on the bereaved paJanuary 23, her remains were interred

Elizabeth Awbrey Bowen, died, iu the burial-ground belonging to the at Walsall, in Staffordshire, on June 25, society of Unitarian Christians at Ilmin- 1814, after a severe illness, which lasted ster; on which occasion an appropriate for twelve months, and was sustained address was delivered by the Rev. Samuel with perfect resiguation. She, like her Fawcett, who, on the succeeding Lord's- younger sister, was removed hence at the day, preached a funeral sermon, full of age of seventeen. Clouds and darkness tenderness and consolation, from Job are round about him: Righteousness and xiv. 2.

truth are the pillars of his throne. To Although the promiscuous ravages of mourning parents the perusal of two death furnish an unequivocal proof of admirable letters, the one, from the late wise and kind design in the government Rer. Job Orton to Dr. Stonhouse (Letof the world, yet the religious parent is ters, &c. No. vii.), the other, from Lady called to one of the hardest trials of his Jean Fergasson to Dr. Doudridge, may faith by that appointment of Providence with propriety be recommended. (Orton's which iakes from him a Letters to Stedman, No. xxv.)


in the last Number, p. 121.) In both it may contribute to lead others, (and cases a large circle of relatives and near especially some who might hereafter have friends had to experience the same sor- had the benefit of her example and her rows, and they shared in the same con- friendship,) to discern what is the true solations. None who knew Mrs. Estlin excellence of the female character; and intimately, can cease to mourn her loss. to perceive that its finest features can Her mild humility, her simplicity and ouly be formed, by seeking but little for uprightness, her steady and discrimina- the applause of the world, and looking ting judgment, and her rational and influ- principally for the approbation of the ential piety, and well-disciplined affec- wise and good, and even this in suborditions, formed a character unusually ma- nation to the approval of Him who tured, and enabled her to fill up well the knoweth the heart ; by a judicious prerelations of wife and mother, daughter, paration for the constantly recurring dusister and friend. Religious conscienti- ties of the more confined relations of life, ousness formed the main-spring of her and the thoughtful and faithful discharge conduct and self-culture ; and with this, of them as they present themselves ;-in which gave her the firmness of duty, and short, by the devotement of the heart to prepared her for its higher and more God and Christian obedience. extraordinary exercises, she blended the

L. C. mild graces of the female character, its thoughtful kindness, its tenderness and

Feb. 22. JOHN STEWART, Esq., comits gentleness; and these made her more

monly known by the appellation of useful and more respected, as well as more the object of heartfelt affection- ing Stewart," aged 78. [Of this gentle

• Stewart the Traveller," or “ the walkThe principles which gave such stability man's life and singular publications we and value to her virtues, which shed their hope to be furnished with

some particuinfluences on the sources of happiness lars for our next Number.] and comfort, chastening without weakening, directing without interrupting them, and which made het view the world, as

March 3rd, in the 7th year of her age, the Christian should view it, in its rela- HENRIETTA SADLER, daughter of the Rev. tions to another state of being, enabled Thomas Sadler, of Horsham. The Rev. her to meet death with a collected com- Edwin Chapman, of Billingshurst, preachposure, a peaceful hope, a tender concerned an excellent sermon on the occasion for the best interests of others, a stead- from Isa. xl. 7, The flower fadeth! to a fast trust and filial resignation, which could very large and sympathizing congregation. not but aid the lessous of her life, and She was an amiable and promising child, which were alike affecting, encouraging making rapid progress in her education, and consolatory. One is deprived of her even at so early a period, and bidding watchful, judicious care and guidance, fair to become a valuable member of the who is too young to know her own cala- community. She had endeared herself mity. She held her child as a trust; and to her relatives and friends by the mildby express act, as well as in the daily ness of her temper and the simplicity of offering of the heart, devoted her to her her manners. Doddridge, who lost a heavenly Father. May he who shared in beloved daughter at the same age and her pious cares, be enabled so to fulfil of a similar disposition, asked her, not their mutual purposes and most earnest long previous to her decease, “ How is desires, that when the separation is finally it, that every body loves you so ?" She ended, (which to her, as she said, “ is gave this immediate reply—“ I do not but for a moment,”) she may see them know, except it is because I love every fully realized.—Her religious sentiments body!” of such, indeed, is the kingdom were those of Unitarianism, which she of heaven. embraced from conviction, after a serious Islington.

E. search into the records of revelation ; and she manifested an increasing satis- March 8, at Burton Hall, Yorkshire, faction in their truth, and in their efti- in the 83rd year of his age, the Rer. cacy and value,

CHRISTOPHER WYVILL, the ainiable, virIt is refreshing, in these days of excite- tuous and persevering friend of civil and ment on the one hand, and of indifference religious liberty. (We hope some one of on the other, to witness the simplicity our correspondents will furnish us with and calm influential piety of the gospel. biographical particulars of this excellent And while the writer of this imperfect man.] notice, offers it as a tribute of affectionate respect to the memory of one whom he Ilth, at Worthing, Mr. BENJAMIN highly valued, he cherishes the hope that Hawes.

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10} a few months since resigned bis office in Babaroreronto the Society's }£328 1 2

Christian Tract Society. published three new Tracts" The FaThe Anniversary of this Society was

ther's Treatment of the Lost Son on his bolden at the Old London Tavern, on

Return," by Mr. Wright; and “Family March 6th ; JAMES Espaile, Esq., in the Dialogues, or Sunday well spent," and Chair. The Treasurer read his report,

“ The Good Grandmother, or a Visit to from which it appeared that there was a

my Uncle's," by Mrs. Hughes. Of each balance in his hands of £52. 16. 2d.; but

of these 2000 copies have been printed, the Society was stated to be indebted to

and eight of the former Tracts have been its stationers and binder, £76. 108. Od.

reprinted ; making in the whole 22,000. - The Committee's report was then read. The total of the Tracts published by the The arrangements for a medal to be pre- be 317,000, of which 278,000 have been

Society from its formation was stated to sented to the Author of the best Tract,

sent from its store. in each year, which had been referred to the Committee, were briefly noticed ; Mr.

The Society's property was reported to Parkes, who had generously offered the be as follows: dies and the medal, being prepared to lay Due from Booksellers, the medal before the Meeting. When Country Societies, &c. £105 18 6 the report was finished, Mr. Parkes laid on sale or return on the table two medals, one of Silver Estimated value of the 245 16 6 and the other of Bronze, leaving the So- Stock ou hand ciety to make its election. That of Silver in the hands of the Treasurer 52 16 2 was accepted. The appointment of a Collector, which

404 11 2 had also been referred to the Committee, Due from the Society to

76 10 0 was next adverted to; Mr. Titford, whom Stationers, &c. the Committee had re-appointed, having

going Jamaica. A gentleman was known to the Committee who was willing to accept the office; but as the collectorship to the ing announcement, that the Rev. JAMES

The Report concluded with the gratifyUnitarian Society, Unitarian Fund, and Yates, of Birmingham, had kindly conUnitarian Association was also vacant, sented to become the Society's Agent for the Committee did not recommend the the Midland Counties, and that, with his Society to proceed to that gentleman's permission, the Committee had sent down election ; it being thought desirable that 50 sets of the Tracts, as Mr. Yates anthe four societies should avail them- ticipated a considerable increase of Subselves of the services of one Collector. scribers. The appointment was therefore again re- Fund Societies becoming Subscribers in

Sunday-school and Fellowship ferred to the Committee, who will doubt- the Midland or Northern counties will less give the subscribers the earliest pos- thus be enabled to procure the Sosible notice of their having found a gen- ciety's Tracts at a comparatively trilling tleman to fill the office.

expense for carriage. Mr. Yates has enSome of the Tracts sent to Piedmont gaged to receive the names of Subscribers in 1820, were reported to have been and to forward their allotments. translated by the pastor Geymet, who speaks of them in terms of high com- The following gentlemen were elected mendation. From the Moravian Tract into office for the ensuing year: Society at Zeist, near Utrecht, some of

JAMES ESDAiLE, Esq. Treasurer, their publications had been received in return for a set of those of the Christian

Mr. George SMALLFIELD, Secretary.* Tract Society; but as yet the Committee were not prepared to make a report of their contents. To France another set * This office was accepted conditionally, has been sent; but it was feared that the Mr. S. stating that he was unable to derecent restrictions laid on the press in vote to it the time which the interests of that country might operate against their the Society required. The Committee circulation,

are pledged to endearour to find a sucDuring the year the Committee have çessor.



and there is a clause inserted in the deed, Rev. Dr. T. Rees, Messrs. Hart, Holt, securing the property to the UNITARIAN R. Taylor, J. Bowring, Leach, Robinson, Fund, should Unitarian worship be disFrend, Joseph Feruie, R. Fennell and continued in the Chapel. Of this, howJacob Guillonneau.

ever, there is little fear, as the prospect

at Port-Glasgow and in its neighbourhood Auditors.

is very encouraging. The morning and Messrs. C. Lean, C. Richmond and S. evening sermons, delivered by Mr. Harris, Bayley.

are published, at the unanimous request The Society afterwards dined together; delivered.

of the congregations which heard them WM, FREND, Esq., in the chair. In the course of the evening the sentiments given by the chairman called up the fol.

Clapton, March 27, 1822. lowing gentlemen-the Rev. R. Aspland, S. W. Browne, Dr. T. Rees, Mr. R.

I beg leave to inform the Subscribers Taylor, &c. &c. By desire of the Sulscribers, the Silver Medal given by Mr.

to Dr. Priestley's Works, that Vol. XXI., Parkes, was presented by the chairman be ready for delivery at my friend Mr.

which concludes the theological part, will to Mr. Asplund, requesting him to con- Eatou's, 187, High-Holborn, on Saturday, vey it to Mrs. HUGHES, with expressions of the liveliest gratitude for her numerous

April 20th. and highly useful literary productions,

I have found, on a late examination, and the most cordial respect of the Sub- for which subscribers have not applied,

so large a number of the former volumes scribers.

On the health of Mr. Parkes, and that I cannot but request them to consithanks to him for his handsome donation; posed by such neglect, upon au Editor,

der the great pecuniary inconvenience imbeing given--that gentleman rose and said, he had two favours to ask of the unavoidably occupied in the literary duties company, which he trusted they would of an undertaking, laborious and unproreadily grant him. The first was, that ductive; except of the high gratification every Subscriber would demand his'allot. afforded by the prospect of accomplishing ment of Tracts, and endeavour to find a favourite, and, as he trasts, no useless means of distributing them; the second,

project. that every Subscriber present would strive

I am, however, indebted to many sube to make the Society as extensively known scribers, for their prompt attention to the as he possibly could and as it justly and which hare always appeared in your

notices which I had deemed sufficient, merited.

Kepository, when any volume was ready Greenock and Port-Glasgow Unit cepting those with whom I am in corres,

Of such subscribers, (ex

for delivery. rian Chapel.

pondence,) I have only to request that The Subscribers to the Greenock and they would procure Vol. XXI. from Mr. Port-Glasgow Unitarian Chapel are re- Eaton, sending at the same time their spectfully informed, that on Sunday, Ja. full address, that I may correct my list, nuary 20th, 1822, the Chapel built at which I have reason to fear is, as to Port-Glasgow was opened for the worship some names and places, very inaccurate, of Almighty God. Friends were present

Subscribers who have not received the from Greenock, Glasgow, Paisley and whole of the 18 Volumes, now ready for Renfrew. Three Sermons were delivered delivery, I must request immediately to in the course of the day by the Rev. apply by letter to Mr. Smallfield, Printer, George Harris, of Liverpool, to deeply Homerton, Middlesex, mentioning what attentive audiences. In the afternoon, volumes they have received, and directing the Rev. David Rees, of the University where the rest, with Vol. XXI., shall be of Glasgow, concluded the devotional sent, adding an order for payment in services ; and the Rev. David Logan deli- London. vered his acceptance of the pastoral office As the Subscribers are generally readto the Port-Glasgow Congregation. 'Theers of your work, I trust that these rechapel is a very neat and commodious quests will come under the observation building, and there is a house, ultimately and be favoured with the attention of intended for the use of the minister of those whom they concern. A very few the place, under it. The whole expense copies of Dr. Priestley's Works are yet will not exceed £500, which will leave at the service of any who may wish to but a small debt to be discharged. The possess them. buildings are secured to seven trustees,

J. T. RUTT. of whom the Rev. George Harris is one,

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