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on Thursday, June 7, at the Central School, Baldwin's Gardens, Gray's son Lane; his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury in the chair, surrounded by a numerous body of bishops, nobility, and gentry of the highest respectability. The report stated, amongst a variety of gratifying facts, that a legacy had been bequeathed to the society, in the last year, by James Hayes, Esq. of £5,000; from which the greatest advantages had resulted to the interests of the institution, as its funds were previously much deteriorated by the expenses attending the erection of additional schools, and incidental disbursements. In the list of subscriptions were several very munificent donations, and the names of many eminent persons.

City of London Lying-in Hospital.—The half-yearly court was held on Wednesday, June 20. Sir John Perring, Bart. the president, in the chair, Communication was made of a legacy of £2,000, four per cents, by Abel Worth, Esq., another from Ch. Pieschell, Esq. of £200, and a perpetual annuity of £50 per annum, issuing out of funded capital, given to Christ's Hospital, for this and other charitable purposes.

Seventh Anniversary of the Baptist Irish Society -The seventh anniversary of this society was held on Friday, the 22nd of June, at the City of London Tavern, at seven o'clock; William Burls, Esq. treasurer, in the chair. From the report, it appeared that the society has 90 schools : in Clare 14, in Cork 6, in Longford and Westmeath 5, in Tipperary 4, in Mayo 24, in Sligo 25, in Leitrim 2. In the province of Connaught alone there are about 5000 children, 800 of whom can repeat from one to four chapters of the New Testament, and a hundred the whole Gospel of John, each. Ten are Sunday and evening schools. All the schools contain 7000 children; and since the commencement of the society, nearly 30,000 children have received gratuitous instruction. There are 25 readers of the Irish Scriptures, and seven itinerant English ministers. One of these, the Rev. Mr. Dunlop, of Athlone, who had retired to rest the evening before, in good health, was found dead in his bed, on the morning when this was read. The annual expenditure of the society is upwards of £2,000, and the certain income not a quarter of that sum.

Advantages of Education. The Rev. Dr. Waugh, enlarging lately at a public Sunday school meeting on the blessings of education, and turning to his native country, Scotland, for proof, related to his auditors the following anecdote :-At a beard-day, at the Penitentiary, at Millbank, the food of the prisoners was discussed, and it was proposed to give Scotch broth thrice a week. Some of the governors were not aware what sort of soup the barley made, and desired to taste a specimen before they sanctioned the measure. "One of the officers was accordingly directed to go to the wards, and bring a Scotchwoman, competent to the culinary task, to perform it in the kitchen. After long delay, the board fancying the broth was being made all the while, the fellow returned and told their honours, that there wus no Scotchwoman in the house!

Protestant Museum of celebrated Reformers — The protestants of France have not only ventured, within a few years past, to publish new works, explaining and vindicating their sentiments, but they have very recently taken à step that formerly would have been deemed the height of presumption. They propose to publish a collection, entitled Musée des Protestans célèbres, &c.-“ Museum of celebrated protestants, who have appeared from the commencement of the reformation to the present day.” The work will consist of lithographic portraits of the earliest reforiners, and others of the same faith, distinguished by their rank, their talents, and their sufferings, with short inemoirs of their lives. It is proposed to extend this collection to about 150 portraits. It will be published at the Protestant library, in the Place de Louvre.

New Jewish Worship. Among the novelties of the last Leipsic fair, was the celebration of Jewish divine service, in the German language, with a sermon and psalın-singing, according to the new Hamburgh temple service. Two Jewish men of letters, Mr. Zang, from Berlin, and Mr. Walfsohn, from Dessau, delivered moral discourses, which were highly applauded; and the fine compositions, in the Jewish psalms, were sung with the accompaniment

This new temple service has extraordinary success, and promises to realize the wishes of the venerable Dr. Freelander, at Berlin,* relief from all Talmudic restraints on religious belief, and a return to the pure Mosaic worship.”

of an organ.

PROVINCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS INTELLIGENCE,

Deaths.-- April 19. At Rio Janeiro, field marshal John Shadwel Connell, counsellor of war, and knight of the Tower and Sword, governor of Lagos and Faro, and until 1808, of the kingdom of Algarve, in Portugal.-26. At Montreal, rev. George Jenkins, chaplain to the forces in Canada, and formerly curate of Midhurst, Sussex. May 8. Near Calcutta, col. Edward Mackenzie, C. B. surveyor general of India, whose talents, erudition, and research, as an antiquary, must be well known to every oriental scholar. 29. At Serampore, near Calcutta, Mrs. Carey, wife of the rev. Dr. Carey, the excellent and highly useful missionary there. June. At Copenhagen, at a very advanced age, admiral Winterfeldt, the senior of the Danish navy.July 2. At Rome, cardinal di Puteo, sub-dean of the sacred college.- Aug. In Paris, count Peter Riel de Bournonville, marshal of France, minister at war in 1793, and one of the four deputies sent to the army to arrest Dumourier, who was much attached to him, and called him his Ajax. He was delivered up by that general to the Austrians, and confined in the fortress of Olmutz, until exchanged, with his companions, in 1795, for the daughter of Louis XVI. He was afterwards commander in chief of the army in Holland, and was by Buonaparte made a senator, a count, and a member of the legion of honour, and sent ambassador to Berlin, and to Spain. He voted, however, for his exclusion from the throne, in 1814, and was so active in the restoration of the Bourbons, that he was proscribed, on bis return, and retired to Ghent; the king having in the interim created him a peer of France. He was also appointed a privy counsellor, and in 1819, elected one of the secretaries of the chamber.-2. Rev. W. Button, 40 years pastor of the Baptist Church, Dean Street, Southwark, 67.- 6. At Brainerd, a missionary settlement, amongst the Indians, rev. Samuel Worcester, D. D. of Salem, Massachusetts, the intelligent and laborious secretary to the American Board of Commissioners for foreign missions.—7. At Brandenburgh house, at twenty-five minutes past ten in the evening, of inflammation in the bowels, in the 54th year of her age, her most gracious Majesty, Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen Consort of England. She was the second daughter and fifth child of the gallant Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, by H. R.H. Augusta, eldest sister of his late majesty George the Third. She was born on the 17th of May, 1768, and on the 5th of April, 1793, was married to his present majesty, George the Fourth, by whom she had one daughter, the late lamented Princess Charlotte of Saxe Cobourg.–9. At Rome, sir Walter Synott, Bart., of Ballymoyer, co. of Armagh. Seven brothers of this family, which formerly held large possessions in the county of Wexford, of which they were deprived by Cromwell, sat at one time in the Irish parliament, 79. -16. In the 81st year of his age, Francis Hargrave, Esq. one of his majesty's counsel, and recorder of Liverpool. This learned barrister, one of the fathers of the profession, is well known to the public, as editor of the State Trials and Coke's Institutes, and by various works, on different branches of the law.' He had been in a state of mental imbecility for some years, and in 1813, on a petition being presented to that effect, his valuable law library, including 300 manuscripts, was purchased by Parliament, and deposited for public use in the library of Lincoln's Inn.-23. John Buck, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, barrister-at-law, and of Montague Place, Russell Square.—26. Mr. Bartolozzi, son of the late eminent engraver of that name, and himself an artist of considerable reputation in the same line.-30. James Robinson Scott, esq. F.R.S. E. F. L. S. late senior president of the royal medical society of Edinburgh, lecturer on botany, &c. - September. At Paris, in the Rue Vendome, baron Corvisart, the celebrated physician, and medical writer.-15. Ai Bagneres, in a fit of apoplexy, whilst acting the part of Durmont, in “La Jeune Hotesse,” M. Ruelle, comedian.-16. Lieut. gen. baron Charles Von Cardell, the first officer who organized the horse artillery in Sweden, and distinguished himself greatly in the defence of Stralsund, in 1807, as he also did in directing the operations of the Swedish artillery, in the battles of Grossbierin, Dennewitz, Juterbock, and Leipsic.-At his lonely hovel, among the bills, 12 miles S. E. from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mr. Wilson, who for many years endeavoured to be a solitary recluse from the society of men, except as far as was necessary for his support. His retirement was principally occasioned by the melancholy manner of the death of his sister, by which his reason was also partially affected. She had been condernned to die, near Philadelphia, for a crime committed in the hope of concealing her shame from the world, and the day of execution was appointed. In the mean time, her brother used his utmost means to obtain her pardon from the governor. He had succeeded, and his horse foamed and bled, as he spurred him homeward. But an unpropitious rain had swelled the streams; he was compelled to pace the bank in agony, and to gaze upon the rushing waters that threatened to blast his only hope! At the earliest moment that a ford was practicable, he dashed through, and arrived at the place of execution, just in time to--see the last struggles of his sister! This was the fatal blow. He retired into the hills of Dauphin county-employed himself in making grindstones; was very exact in his accounts, but was observed frequently to be estranged; and one morning was found dead by a few of bis neighbours, who had left bin the evening previous in good health.–At Padua, the abbé Simeon Assemanni, a native of Tripoli, in Syria, but brought up in Rome, where his family was naturalized. Having settled at Padua, he became professor of oriental languages in the university of that city. He was a member of the academy of science, letters, and the arts, and also of the royal institute. He published several works, much esteemed for their learning. -In Great Pulteney Street, Dr. Polidori, who accompanied Lord Byron abroad, as his domestic physician. He was the author of the Vampyre, attributed for some time to his lordship's pen, and of a volume of poems lately published. He also wrote largely for the periodicals of the day: His death was occasioned by a fit of apoplexy.-William Kinnaird, esq. senior magistrate of the Thames police.-22. In Alsop Place, Regent's Park, Robert Bath, M. D. 73.-23. Rev. Millington Buckley, of Nottingham Place, and Dolver, Montgomeryshire.--25. In Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, Charles Monro, esq. F. A. S. an active V. P. of the literary fund. Sarah Bond, a maiden lady, aged upwards of seventy. She had resided for a considerable tine in a small house, at Cambridge Heath, Hackney Road, kept no servant, associated with none of her neighbours, and her only inmate was a favourite cat. Her doors and windows were constantly kept secured, and the sigual of the milk-man, or any one applying for admission, was throwing a stone against the door or window. A neighbour's daughter was in the habit of procuring her water, every morning; but on Monday, the 25th of September, after repeated signals, she could get no entrance. The girl went for her mother, and with a diamond ring they cut a pane of glass, got admission, and proceeded up stairs. There they found the old lady by the side of her bed, with her clothes on, and a small piece of cat's meat in her band. They soon discovered that she was dead. It is supposed that she died of apoplexy, as no marks of violence appeared, nor was any property distarbed. From her abstemious manner of living, it was conceived that her circumstances were very limited; but, on examining her drawers, stock receipts and government securities were found, to the amount, it is said, of pear one hundred thousand pounds ! She always declared she would make no will, for “ the king” should have all her money. Every search has been made, but no will found. Her sister died a few years ago, and left her £7000, which it now seems she at first declined, saying she was not in want of money. No relative has yet appeared; but, no doubt, all the musty registers will be examined by those of a similar name, in order to trace her pedigree, and deprive King George IV. of such an immense sum. Some claimants bave, indeed, appeared, but with no great probability of their making out a strong case.—29. At his mother's house, in Wigmore Street, general Andrew Cowell, formerly of the Coldstream guards, 59.-October. At his house, in Lower Thornhaugh Street, Bedford Square, after a limgering illness, from anasarca, Thomas Cusac, esq., a gentleman who devoted much of his time to researches into the inost abstruse branches of science, and formed many ingenious theories, the result of deep study, which will one day, probably, be presented to the world. Amongst these was one on the pature of comets, said not only to be entirely new, but to exhibit the greatest share of probability of any that has been proposed. He has also left behind þim some interesting tracts, relative to the history of Great Britain, and Ireland, at its most remote periods, to illustrate which he scrutinized even the Icelandic and Norwegian annals, with the most minute and rigid attention. A posthumous poem is expected to make its appearance soon, accompanied, in all probability, by some dramatic pieces, which lie had composed on events in our earliest history.- At Rome, Rev. Dr. Robert Walsh, R. C. bishop of Lismore and Waterford, 39.-4. At Paris, the marquis de Garnier, a peer of France. He has left no direct heir.-12. Mr William Angus, landscape and historical engraver, 69.--At his house, in Devonshire Street, Mile-end Road, Rev. S. Williams, minister of Haggerstone chapel, Kingsland Road, formerly of Gloucester chapel, Hackney Fields.18. At Paris, in a fit of apoplexy, whilst at the head of fifty physicians assembled, at his table, to commemorate the feast of St. Louis, Dr. Dufour, an eminent physician.-24. At Paris, cardinal Talleyrand de Perigord, archbishop of Paris. His Eminence was 85 years of age, and was created cardinal and archbishop of Paris, in 1817, having before the revolution been metropolitan of the ancient See of Rheins. Born of an ancient family, he is said to have united the dignity of rank with christian humility, and the gravity of the prelate with the purity of the priestly character. liis fidelity to the house of Bourbon, which was finally rewarded by the highest ecclesiastical preferment, was tried and found unalloyed during the adversity of his Sovereign, to whom, in his character of grand almoner, he remained attached during his exile, and with whom he returned to France, in 1814. By his death, Louis XVÍLE. will have a initre, and his holinoss a cardinal's hat, to dispose of. It is said that he has bequeathed nearly the whole of his fortune to religious establishments, and to the poor of the dioceses of Rheims, and of Paris, leaving however to his domestics legacies proportionate to the extent of their services.-25. In Queen Anne Street, at an advanced age, Sir William Young, G. C. B. and vice admiral of Great Britain. During the rigorous enforcement of the Milan decrees he had the command of the fleet off Flushing.-- Nov. 4. At his house, in Stamford Street, London, aged 64, John Rennie, esg. the celebrated engineer, the architect of Waterloo bridge, and who also executed the breakwater at Plymouth, and several other of our chief national works : he died after a long illness, from which he had in part recovered, but he suffered a sudden and unexpected relapse, on the Monday preceding.–22. At his house, in Tenterden Street, Hanover Square, James Wilson, esq. F. R. S. professor of anatomy to the royal college of surgeons, and many years lecturer in the Hunterian school, in Windmill Street, 55.- December 7, of apoplexy, John Ring, esq. surgeon, of Hanover Street, Hanover Square, aged 69, a gentleman generally known for his philanthropy, and literary and professional acquirements. He published several works on the cow-pock, which he strenuously opposed; and was the author of a translation of Virgil, partly corrected from Pope and Pitt, and partly original.

Ecclesiastical Preferments.—Sir Christopher Robinson, knt. D.C.L. advocate general, chancellor of the diocese, and commissary of London. James Henry Arnold, D.C. L. admiralty advocate, vicar general to the archbishop of Canterbury.-Maurice Swabey, D.C. L. commissary of the diocese of Canterbury.-Rev. T. Mortimer, lecturer of St. Leonard, Shoreditch.

Ordinations.-June 25. At the Rev. John Clayton's ehapel, in the Poultry, Rev. Emile Guers and Jean Guillaume Gouthier, over the congregational church at Geneva.-July 27. At the same place, Rev. Henry Pyt, a native of Switzerland, and Philip Falle, a native of Germany, as missionaries to preach the Gospel in France, under the direction of the continental society, by whom they are engaged for that purpose.

New Chapels.- Sept. 25. A new chapel was opened at Ratcliffe Highway, for the use of the church, and congregation, under the pastoral care of Rev.C. Hyatt; preachers, Rev. Messrs. Clayton, jun., Griffin of Portsea, and J. Hyatt. More than one-third of its seats are gratuitously appropriated to the poor.-Oct. 1. A place for divine worship has been opened in Chapman Street, St. George's in the East, by some friends in the Baptist persuasion, calculated to hold about 200 people, who will be admitted free froin all contributions,

Miscellaneous Intelligence.-The lord bishop of London lately held a confirmation, at the general penitentiary, Millbank, when 200 prisoners, male and female, were admitted to that solemn rite.

BEDFORDSIIIRE. Deaths.Nov. 6, at Woburn park, Mr. Robert Salmon, upwards of 30 years resident

surveyor to the late and present duke of Bedford; a man of the highest integrity and ingenuity, well known as the inventor of many useful and valuable surgical instruments, implements of agriculture, and in hydraulics, 60.

BERKSHIRE.

Deaths.-Sept. At Newbury, Rev. T. Compton, 70.- Nov. Aț Reading, Rev. T. Arnold, formerly pastor of the Baptist church at Sevenoaks.

Ecclesiastical Preferment.-Rev. C. Sumner, St. Helen's, V. Abingdon.

Ordinutions.-Sept. 4. Rev. J. S. Watson, late of Oat Hall, over the newly forined congregational church in London St. Reading.

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