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ed to the highest honour in the Budhist Frankfort Primary Society, otganized priesthood. He has now become a cler- || April 17. Dea. Daniel Perkins, Pres. gyman of the Established Church. When Stephen Littlefield, Jr. Sec. the Scriptures were completed, it was Prospect Primary Society, organized supposed that the Cingalese would not April 20. Capt. Henry Hichborn, Pres.receive them ; but a number of schools | Silas Putnam, Sec. had been established, and, as soon as the Freedom Primary Society, organized first edition came out, the copies were April 23. Elder Daniel Richer, Pres.taken up by them. There are now twen- | Cyprian Twitchell, Esq Sec. ty thousand souls who can read the Palermo Male Primary Society was orsacred volume; and, by liberal supplies ganized April 23. Elder William Bowl. of this Society, within eighteen monthser, Pres.-Dea. John Rigley, Sec. one in every fifty speaking this language Palermo Female Primary Society was will have a copy:

So great has been formed April 23. Mrs. Sarah Bowler, the effect of the Scriptures, that there are Pres.-Miss Nancy Eastman, Sec. now whole parishes in which there are Montville Primary Society was organheathen temples, but no worshippers ; || ized April 25. Joseph Chandler, Esq. and the inhabitants offered, about four | Pres.-Samuel Campbell, Sec. months ago, a Budhist temple for Christian worship But the most singular Kennebec and Penobscot Auxiliary Sothing I have seen is the destruction of

cieties. caste, that horrid monster which had dominion over all India ; and while all ages | ty of Kennebec County, was organized

The Auxiliary Foreign Mission Sociehave shown that it is not by might nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord, | Dr. Chaplin, Pres.-Rev. Daniel Chess

at Waterville, August 29, 1826. Rev. it is true, that in the same degree that the book of revealed truth has circulated, man, of Hallowell, Sec. caste has hid its head. Chr. Obs. Primary Societies connected with the

Kennebec Auxiliary.

Bloomfield Primary Society, organized AUXILIARY AND PRIMARY FOR. June 6, 1825. Mr. ). White, Pies.}. EIGN MISSION SOCIETIES.

Emery, 2d, Sec.

Bloomfield Female Primary Society, The labours of the Agent of the For- organized June 6, 1825. Mrs. Benjamin eign Missionary Board in the State of Shepard, Pres --Mrs. James Bowen, Sec. Maine, have been attended with the most

Belgrade Primary Society, organized gratifying success. Most of the follow- July 30, 1826.

Rev. E. Taylor, Pres.ing Societies have been organized through

Mr. N. Gubtail, See.

Bowdoin Primary Society, organized his exertions.

August 20, 1826. Rev. N. Norton, Pres. Waldo Auxiliary Foreign Mission So- Dea. M. Dennett, Sec. ciety, organized at Belfast, April 26. Bowdoinbam Female Primary Society, 1826. The Officers are the following, organized Feb. 2, 1826. S. Gardner, Esq. Elder N. Hooper, Pres. Jolin Clark, Esq. || Pres.-S. Sumner, Sec. Secretary

Bowdoinham Primary Society. Mrs.

R. Pierson, Pres.-Miss B. Huntington, The sederal Primary Societies subsidiary Sec. to the Waldo Auriliary.

Chesterville Primary Society, organThe Belfast Male Primary Society, I ized Sept. 13, 1826. Dea. Wm.'Bradbuwas organized in February, 1825. Elder ry, Pres.-Mr. Wm. Chaney, Sec. N. Hooper, Pres.—John Clark, Esq. Sec.

China Primary Society, organized The Belfast Female Primary Society 1825. Rev. H. Proctor. Pres.-). Fairwas organized in February, 1825. Mrs. / field, Sec. Betsey Hooper, Pres --Mrs. Sally Wil

East Livermore Primary Society, formliams, Sec.

ed Sept. 5, 1825. Mr. Benj. Thombs,

Pres. -Dea. E. Turner, Sec. Appleton Male Primary Society was organized March 31, 1826. Elder A. Fayette Primary Society, formed Aug. Richardson, Pres.—Joshua Linnekin, || 27, 1826. Rev. 0. Billings, Pres.-L. Sec.

Stacy, Esq. Sec. Appleton Female Primary Society. Fayette Female Missionary Society Mrs. Abigail Hartford, Pres. ---Elizabeth was formed June 1817. Mrs. Harriet Misservey, Sec.

Stacy, Pres.-Miss Dolly Watson, Sec. Swanville Primary Society was form Farmington Primary Society, organed April 14, 1826. Capt. Benj. Tripp, 1 ized Sept. 12, 1836. Wm. Parker, Esq. Pres.—John Lenfist, Sec.

Pres.--Mr. N. Bullen, Sec. Monroe Primary Society was formed Gardiner Primary Society, organized April 15. Elder Å. Lambert, Pres.-El- | August 14, 1826. Mr. N. Currier, Pres. der J. Boden, Sec.

-Mr. J. Getchell, Sec.

Greene Primary Society, organized Wayne Primary Society, organized Aug. 23, 1826. J. Mower, Pres.-E. || Sept. 1, 1826. Mr. S. Brown, Pres.Barrell, Esq. Sec.

Capt. A. Dexter, Sec. Harmony Primary Society, organized Winthrop Primary Society, organized July 23, 1826. James Leighton, Esq. Feb. 1825. Mr. Benjamin Perkins, Pres.-J. Evans, Sec.

Pres.-Richard Packard, Sec. Hallowell Primary Society, formed in Winthrop Female Baptist Benevolent Feb. 1825. Rev. D. Chessman, Pres.-- Society, organized in June 1824. Miss Capt. E. White, Sec.

Elizabeth Lewis, Pres.-Miss Clarissa Hallowell Female Benevolent Soci- Richards, Sec. ety was formed in May, 1817. Mrs. Daniel Chessman, Pres.-Mrs. Ebene.

The Penobscot Auxiliary Foreign zer White, Sec.

Mission Society was organized at DexIndustry Primary Society, organized ter, July 22, 1826. Elder Thomas Ma. Sept. 25, 1823. Dea. Ira Emery, Pres. || comber, of Guilford, Pres.—Elder Jacob -John Bailey, Sec. Litchfield Primary Society, organ.

Hatch, of Dexter, Sec. ized Aug. 16, 1826 Rev. W. O. Grant, || Primary Societies subsidiary to the PePres.-A. Bachelder, Sec.

nobscot Auxiliary. Lisbon Primary Society, formed in Bangor Female Primary Society was Feb. 1825. S. True, Pres.-J. Hans- organized July 1, 1826. Mrs. F. Rich, comb, Sec.

Pres. Miss Jerusha Bryant, Sec. Lisbon Female Primary Society, Corinth Primary Society, formed formed in Feb. 1825. Mrs. M. Haley, July 10. Elder S. Dexter, Pres.--Dea. Pres.--Mrs. B. White, Sec.

J. Hunting, Sec. Leeds Primary Society, organized Dexter Primary Society, organized Aug. 24. Rev. T. Francis, Pres.-R. B. | July 9. Dea. J. H. Perkins, Pres.Howard, Sec,

Dea. L. Morrill, Sec. Leeds Female Primary Society, or Dexter Female Primary Society, ore ganized Sept. 4, 1826. Mrs. A. Lamb, ll ganized July 9, 1826. Mrs. A. Morrill, Pres.- Patience Francis, Sec.

Pres.—Mrs. R. Copeland, Sec. Monmouth and Wales Primary Socie Dover Primary Society, organized Juty, organized Aug, 18, 1826. Dea. J. || ly 16. Elder N. Robinson, Pres. Thos B. Allen, Pres.-B. Jenkins, Sec. . Sinclair, Esq. Sec.

Mount Vernon Primary Society, or Dixmont Primary Society, organized ganized Aug. 28, 1826. Dea N. Robin- || May 27, 1826. Dea. J. Howe, Pres.son, Pres.-Samuel Foote, Sec.

E. Whitcomb, Sec. Mount Vernon Female Primary Soci Etna and Mount Carmel Primary Soety, organized Sept. 22, 1825. Mrs. Sa- || ciety, organized in June, 1826. Elder rah B. Robinson, Pres.-Miss Abigail P. || D. M'c Master, Pres.-D. Dennett, Esq. Robinson, Sec.

Sec. New Sharon Benevolent Society, or Guilford. Primary Society, organized ganized in 1819. Rev. Sylvanus Board- July 16. Elder T. Macomber, Pres.man, Pres.--Mr. H. A. Boardman, Sec, J. M'c Laughlin, Esq. Sec. Readfield Primary Society,

Guilford Female Primary Society, orin 1825. Rev. J. Torrey, Pres.--Mr. J. Iganized July 16. Mrs. Eliza Kelsey, Lane, Sec.

Pres. Readfield Female Benevolent Socie Newport Primary Society, organized ty, organized in 1814. Mrs. Isaac Case, July 6. Elder R. Coburn, Pres.-J. Pres.

Bicknell, Sec. Sidney Female Primary Society, Ma Newport Female Primary Society, riah D. Howard, Pres.-Orilla Sawtell, formed July 6. Mrs. H. R. Hook, Pres. Sec.

-Miss P. Lancaster, Sec. Vassalborough Primary Society, or New Charleston Primary Society, organized Aug. 9, 1826. Rev. J. Martin, ganized July 11. C. T. Norcross, Pres. Pres.-J. Marble, Sec.

-R. Kittredge, Sec. Waterville Primary Society, organ New Charleston Female Primary Soized 1825. Rev. Dr. Chapin, Pres.- || ciety, re-organized July 11. Mrs. N. H. B. Dodge, Sec.

Millet, Pres.—Miss B. Dunning, Sec. Waterville Female Primary Society, Parkman Primary Society, organized organized 1825. Mrs. Chapin, Vice July 18. Elder z. Hall, Pres.-W.. Pres.--Mrs. Chaplin, Sec.

Brewster, Sec. Wayne Female Mission Society was Sangerville Primary Society, organformed in 1819. Mrs. Lucy Bowles, || ized July 13. Elder Daniel Bartlett, Pres.--Mrs. Lucretia Leadbetter, Sec. Pres.-Dea. G. Carlton, Sec.

ORDINATIONS. On Wednesday, Sep. 27, last, Mr Jai- , the gospel ministry. The usual quesa rus Handy was ordained to the work of || tions were asked the candidate, by the gospel ministry, in the Baptist | Elder Norman Guiteau ; Elder John Meeting house in Fredonia, N. Y. Ser- || Blodgett preached on the occasion mon by Rev. E. Tucker, from 1 Tim. iii. | froin Psalms cxxvi. 6. Elder Sardis 1. Consecrating Prayer, by Rev. || Little made the Consecrating Prayer, Charles La Hatt, who was assisted in assisted by Elders Wilke and Blodgett in the laying on of hands by Rev. Pearson | the imposition of hands; Elder Guileau Crosby. The Rev. P. Crosby deliver- | gave the Charge ; Elder P. Brown ed the Charge to the candidate. The gave the Right Hand of Fellowship; Right Hand of Fellowship by Rev. E. || Elder Palmer Cross made the ConTucker. Concluding Prayer by Rev. ll cluding Prayer. Mr. Warner has since James Bennett.

enjoyed the privilege of administering the ordinance of baptism to four persons

on a profession of their faith in Christ; Ordained at the Village of Copenha- and there are some indications that gen Denmark, Lewis County (N. Y.) God is about to revive his languishing Mr. Thomas A. Warner to the work of cause in that place.

Amounts received by the Treasurer of the Salem Bible Translation and Foreign

Mission Society, from July 27, 1826, to Nov. 3, 1826. From the Female Profitable Society of Norfolk, Va.

Monthly Concert of Prayer, by the United Baptist frtbe Burman Mission, by Rev N. Davis, 10,00

Churches in Salem,

19,22 South Berwick Female Bible Translation and For.

Collection at Chester, Vt in the Meeting-house eign Mission Society, by Rev. Mr. Boyd,

2,00
of Rey. A Leland,

4,39 Received at the Boston Baptist Asscciation, in South

Mr Brown, Of Hamilton,

1,00 Reading, by the hands of Rev Dr. Bol.es, viz.

Jaines P. Lewis,

35,00 From Female Benevolent Society, Newburyport, 4,50 Miss Mehitabel Harris, being the avails of a Newburyport Bap. Benevolent Society, 5,04 School,

4,00 Mission Box at Newbury port,

1,55
Mr. Joseph Thwing,

1,00 Lynn Primary Female Missionary Society, 33,37 Primary Male Society of Second Baptist Church Fernale Mite Society in Lynn,

17,43
and Society in Haverhill, by Rev. Mr Bowen,

7,00 Jucson Society in Lynn,

13,50

Primary Female Society of Second Baptist Church Monthly Concert in Lynn,

11,19 and Society in Haverhill, by Rev. Mr. Bowen, 5,75 Mission Box in Salisbury,

2,46 A collection at the Baptist Meeting-house in South Reading Baptist Female Missionary and Ed.

Amesbury, Nov. 1, 1826, by the bands of Mr. ucation Society,

18,15
Shepard,

6,20 South Rcading Church and Society,

16,25 South Reading Concert of prayer, 1,50

dol. 237,56 South Reading Primary Society,

11,00 Amos Evans, South Reading,

3,00

J. MORIARTY, Treas.

Cash received by the Treasurer of the Baptist Missionary Society of Massachusetts.
1826.
Oct. 25. By Cash of Wm. Nichols, being amount of the proceeds of the Chris-

tiap Watchman, appropriated to the Missionary Society,
for two quarters,

76,56 of Betsey Marble, per Dr. Bolles,

1,00 of Mrs. 'I'hwing, do.

1,00 E. LINCOLN, Treas.

$78,56

ment.

AMERICAN BAPTIST MAGAZINE. It is known to many of our readers, that this work from its commencement in the Autumn of 1803 has been published by the Baptist Missionary Society of Massachusetts. Events however have taken place during the present year, which have rendered it important in the judgment of its former Patrons to make a new arrange

At the request of the acting members of the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, (now located in the vicinity of Boston,) this periodical publication has been transferred to them. The next number will be the first of the New Series; and measures are now in operation to obtain an able and pious Editor, who, it is hoped, will find it convenient to enter on his labours immediately,

The general character of the American Baptist Magazine will continue the same. While it may be expected that its pages will be enriched with “ original communications," designed to promote the cause of practical piety, it may also be expected, that there will be a larger portion of Missionary Intelligence than formerly.

The profits of this work, as they have been hitherto, will be faithfully appropriated to Domestick and Foreign Missions.

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