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Hibernian Auxili.

MONTREAL. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. (Angaston Congre-
ary, per Rev. A.
King, including

Zion Church.
Auxiliary Society.

gational Chapel 19 16 0 2501, for Memorial Churches ..935 00

Rev. H. Wilkes.
Wm. Peacock, Esq., Treas.

Gawler Congregational
D. D.

Chapel.
Robert S. Mills......... 2 50 Rev. J. Jefferis, LL.B., Rev. G. G. Howden.
KOTT ERDAM.
Wm. Reid .....

and James Hill, Esq.,
J.C. Barton ....

Secretaries.

Hall Collection .. 3 17 0 Ladies' Auxiliary Society. C. P. Ingram.

10

Adelaide. Per W. G. Herklotts, Esq. Wm. Lawes

Hindmarsh Congregational W. Peacock, Esq.

Chapel.
For General Pur

W. Macdougall. 4 0 (2 years)........ 4000 Rev. W. Wilson.
IG. Winks......

4 O A. Hay, Esq. .... 1000..
poses ..... .... 15
For the Missionary

A. Arthur..... 2 OJ. Hill, Esq." (2 Contributions .... 10 0 0 Ship, and Repairs

D. Lewis .....

50 years) ......... 1000

John J. Day .. of the same ....

5 R. Tarlton, Esq.,

Kapunda. For the Native

Wm. Mvin....... 5 Öl ditto. ... ... 10 0 0 Rev. M. Williams, B.A.

N. S. Whitney ...... Evangelist, Ebe

5 0 T. Graves, Esq., Wm. I earmont......

O nezer Miller .... 10

ditto...

.. !6 6 o Half Collection .. 2 10 1 John Dougall & Son.. For Two Native

Messrs. Giles and

Missionary Ser
W.H. Clare ........

Smith.

mons .......... 6 Girls, Caroline

6 7 and Isabella .... E. W........

F. H. Faulding,
kes............ 5 O Esq............ 22 olSensington Congregational
T. M. Taylor........ 5 0. J. Counsell, Esq.. 1 1

Chapel.
HAMBURGH.
Part of Collections at
M. Good, Esq.

Half Collection .. 3 5 6
Monthly Missionary

(2 years) ....... 2 2 0 English Congregational

Prayer Meeting.... 16 34 R. Stuckey. Esq.. 11 0 Maclaren Vale Congrega.
Church.
Mr. & Mrs. Murray.. 1 40 W. K. Thomas,

tional Chapel.
Sundries less than a

Esq.......

Per W. Peacock, Rev. James Smith. dollar............ 2 88 Payne Hodge, Esa.

0 10 & Capt. Watts .....

Esq............. 6 0 0 Collected by Mrs. Richards.

Dollars .......... 96 62 Mr. Darling ...... 0
Current Marks,

Port Adelaide,
Mr. Coron.......... 50

Sterling ...... 19 13 6 Collected by Mr. & Mrs. Langslow 10

Congregational Chapel. Mrs. John Oldrey .. 10 0

H. Giles, Esq..... 19 2 5 Har Collection 434 Richards ...........

Half Collection .. 4 3 4
H. Good, Esq.. ... o
Sabbath School, per

5 Mrs. Watson, sen... 10 0

Miss Hay ........ 23
Mr. Learmont.. 4 10 Miss Tinet Tre - -

244 15 11 Mrs. G. Williamson.. 10 0

0 16

(2 years)........ 0 Less Expenses 2 15 4 Mrs. A. Young ...... 5 0

Miss Florence

Frew. ditto .... 0 19
Collected by Mrs. H.

Annowledged in
DEMERARA. Master H. Good's
Beckitt.

Missionary Box 0.14 last Report .... 66 0 0 Mrs. H. Beckitt ....

Buxton and Arundel
Chapels.

Freeman Street Congrega-
Mrs. R. G, Jackson..

176 07

tional Chapel. Rey, James Smith .. 8 8 Rev. T. Henderson.

Macclesfield.
Collected by Mr. A. Scott. For Widows' Fund 5 ool Rev. C. W. Evan, B.A.
Miss Bendet ........ 28

Missionary Sermon 3 4 31 Rev. J. B. Austin.

Public Meeting .. 16 8 10 Collection, &c..... 1 2 6
Mira. Davenport .... 10 0 VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. North Adelaide Congrega-
Nr. Naylor Witten-
berge..

Ballarat.
tional Chapel.

TASMANIA.
Mr. & Mrs. James

Rev. J. Jefferis, LL.B.
Scott ....
Congregational

Launceston.
Messrs. REX Scott Sunday School.. 5 0 0 Contributions .... 1904
Nr. Bergedorf Smith 50

Sunday School.... 19 3 11 Tamar Street Chapel.

Rev. C. Price.
Current Marks .. 154 12

Geelong.
Chalmers Free Church.

* Juvenile Mission-
- MeKillop Street

Half Collection .. 7 2 € ary Society, for Sterling ..... 9 3 6 Sund.y School.. 15 0 0 Per Rev. J. Gard.

Native Teachers 2000 - ner, less exs. 38. 7 10 di

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......... 300

Further Contributions unavoidably postponed.

tributions in aid of the Society will be thankfully received by Sir Culling Eardley Eardley, Bart. Treasurer, and Rev. Ebenezer Prout, at the Mission House, Blomfield-street, Finsbury, London ; by James S. Mack, Esq., S.S.C., 2. st. Andrew Souare, Edinburgh; Robert Goodrin, 'Esq., 235, George street, and Religious Institution Rooms, 12, South Hanover-street, Glasgow; Rev. Alex. King, Metro

, Mublin ; and by Rev. John Hands, Brooke Ville, Monkstoron, near Dublin. Post-Office Orders should be in furour of Rev. Ebenezer Prout, and payable at the General Post Office.

WILLIAM STEVENS, PRINTER, 37, BELL YARD, TEMPLE BAB.

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THE

EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE

AND

MISSIONARY CHRONICLE.

JUNE, 1863.

Canon Stanley on Subscription. Ever since the year 1662, the question of clerical subscription has more or less agitated the minds of thoughtful Englishmen. Every now and then, something occurs to bring it to the surface. Immediately after the Revolution of 1688, Tillotson, Burnet, and others of the liberal party, strenuously endeavoured to alter the Act of Uniformity. Though subsequently no great attempt has been made by the Legislature in that direction, controversies on the subject have been often carried on; and just now, it has become one of the rifest inquiries of the age, " What is to be done in reference to the terms of admission to office in the Church of England ?” It is a remarkable coincidence, that so very soon after the Bicentenary celebration, when the subject was prominently brought before the country, Canon Stanley should publish a letter to the Bishop of London advocating an important change in those terms.

The pamphlet challenges our careful attention, and we propose giving some account of its contents.

The author presents an instructive sketch of the origin of subscription. It was first enforced by Constantine at the Council of Nicæathe rude expedient of a soldier to enforce religious belief, as he would civil obedience. From the first it was accompanied " by the same casuistry, by the same ambiguity, by the same inoperative results as at present.” Successive councils repeated the process, but never extended it to the clergy generally; and it is a curious fact that neither the priests of the Roman Catholic nor those of the Eastern Church are bound by definite subscription.

New Confessions were drawn up at the period of the Reformation, but at first subscription to them was not required. The most comprehensive and stringent was in the Duchy of Brunswick, where all the

TOL. XLI.

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