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H. S. Kirby and M. H. Con-
Chapman, John M. Hance, Daniel Şisson, Mary Bills, R.
88 K. Palmer, Richard Maris,
Shotwell, Chas. Speakman, H. Mattson, Eliza Barnes,
Sarah L. Gillingham, Ann Eliza Sloan, Tbos. B. Long-
104 streth, Isaac Whiteley 441
167 Rachel Berry, Mary Ann Lu A. Hawkins, E. B. Bowber,
Joseph P. Koight, Lewis
Chas. Granville Clendenon, D. Brown, Elizabeth Ship-
122 Levinab H. Miller, Joseph
649 Phebe V. Shotwell, Susan James Adams, Joseph Pax.
659 Gilliogbam, Anna Amelia Cutler, Wm. Weatherald,
676 Elizabeth M. F. Hallock 170 Jones, M. A. Reeder, Jacob
penter, Rebecca Andrews, 185 denon, Wm. P. Pussey ,M.
141 ler, Nathan Cleaver, Joseph Wright, H. M. Shepherd,
200 Deborah Powell, Priscilla Rob-
223 Herophila Fawcett, Gideon erts, Michael H. Jenks, Lydia
388 P. Hall, Annie Lida Old R. S. Lamb, G Craft, J. T.
P. Laws, John M. Laws, vis, M. Bunting, B. Ferris,
248 | Ann Gill, J. F. Holt, Ellen R.
Heory C. Bowron, David Strat. Brooks, Tbos. Yeamans 633
ton, Mary Hallowell, Han Jesse Wood, Ella May and
281 Willson, Mary K. Henzey,
101 rab C. Mather, Cbag. Matber, Robert Way, Mary Buoting,
329 coast, E. W. Knowles, Edith
Samuel Lippincott, Joseph Kiudley, M. H. Powell, Ruth A. S. Kent, Rachel Cock, T.
E. Converse, Wm. Wright 41 Lacey, Jane Atkinson, R. H. Branson, Jacob Jackson,
Carrie French, C. Smith,
344 Stevenson Croasdale 745
57 Lokens, Jobo Richards 360 ing, Chas. Hance, Hannah
Cbas. Palmer, Darling Con B. W. Mitchell, Isaac Nicb. lies, John Saunders, Jr.,
Govet:, Mary Lukens, Sam.
L. Barigbt, Samuel Frank S. Taylor, Jonathan Gore, Joel H. Middleton, S. S. Ev.
M. Carpenter, John E. Ken.
derdine, D. R. Pratt, S. Cherry tree in bloom. Ideal Review of the life of F. W.
203 Robertson 65, 81, 97, 113, 129,
146, 161, 177, 193, 209, 225, 257,
273, 289, 306, 417, 481
268 Replanting of forests
283 Religious teaching
Dandelion. Freedom iu Bra Review of Janney's History of
treated the stranger, and Recent African discoveries 558
347 Report of the Indian Commit.
380 Remarks on the death of Mary
427 Review of an article entitled,
476 Remarks on the war system 829
He givetb His beloved sleep.
337, 353, 369 The song of the sower 491
540 Selections from writings of
John Barclay 1, 17, 33, 49, 66
83, 99, 116, 132, 148, 163
Strength of will to do right 95
Seek religion now
Sympatby for the poor 251
637 Sabbath question, ibe
“Situations wanted” (boys in
748 Spanish hermits and nuos 415
766 Short arcount of Anne Rich-
ecbo said to them
Strengib of moral affinities 643
Summit of the Sierras 797,815,831
The brother of mercy
Sticking to your profession 816
Review of tbe weatber 31, 160,
Report of forwarding commit The woodpecker's foresight 13
To the members of tbe So-. | Thoughts by Sarah Hunt 482 | The last of the old British
521 Visit to a salt mine
135 Thomas Ellwood 532, 549, 563 Voice from Southampton
151 The lady who does her work 535 Value of petroleum to man-
165 The horse, his memory, &c. 543
The ocean bottom
574 | Wbat was thought of rail.
roads 56 years ago
580 What working men may be.
623 Women's Medical College of
752 Word to mothers
413 Thoughts on silen. worsbip 756
804 ing God
805 Yearly meeting appointments 305
"TAKE FAST HOLD OF INSTRUCTION; LET HER NOT GO; KEEP HER; FOR SHE IS THY LIFE.”
PHILADELPHIA, THIRD MONTHI 9, 1867.
EDITED AND PUBLISHED BY AN ASSOCIATION
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Lettor to Friends' Associatton for the Aid and Elevation of the
The Woodpecker's Foresight.
The Atlantic Telegraph.
16 James Baynes, Baltimore, Md.
SELECTIONS PROM THE WRITINGS OF JOHN, heart, with clearness also of spiritual sense BARCLAY.
and with might in the inner man. The Lord (Continged from page 819, vol. 23.)
direct my way and prosper it, for He knows
that in integrity I have sought His will only [In the Eighth Month, 1826, he informed
to do it. his Monthly Meeting (Alton) of a religious con
URY NEAR STONEHAVEN, Ninth Month. cern to visit the meetings of Friends in
Our meetings (the General Meeting,) bave Scotland; also some other meetings in his way been pretty large, and much favored with the thither and in returning: a certificate was
manifestation of the ancient arm of power; granted, and he left home on the 19th of that month, taking the meetings of Newcastle and so that in the strength thereof a remnant could
say, one generation shall praise thy works Edinburgh in his way; he then proceeded to Aberdeen, and there attended the balf year's
to another, and declare thy glorious name and goodness.”
I had, on First day morning, my meeting. The following are extracts from his
time of silent admiration at this, which is the letters written during this journey.]
Lord's doing; but in the afternoon meeting, 25th of Eighth Month, 1826.-[From which was very largely attended by strangers, Edinburgh he writes :]-How poor do II was led to stand op and open that great feel, and yet an engagement of heart in mystery, but to us most true ordinance, of this line of duty-how humbling is it! What waiting on the Lord, -with the excellent benebut the power of Truth, livingly and fresh fits to be derived from this practice in respect communicated, can preserve, much more enable to spiritual attainments. The people were very to do any thing to the glory of God. 0! Ilquiet and attentive, though still flocking in. feel
my owo childish growth, as well as that There were many Friends in the ministry who inability we all share as men and creatures; confirmed these things, and further set forth and I long that the Lord would be pleased to the Christian life and doctrine. Second day, endue me with more skill and capacity to ad. the General Meeting was held, when the Lord pocate His cause, as well as with simplicity to was pleased to appear amongst us to our great las aside every weight, and keep clear of every refreshuent: much instrumental labor was be80are. Do often thiok of me for my good, stowed, especially on the unfaithful, who were and help me with thy most earnest fervent de- warned in a solemn manner again and again. sires to the fountain thereuf, that I may be On Fifth day, I was at the Aberdeen meet-. thoroughly furnished for every needful time,- ing, in which I had under a sweet feeling to endued with wisdom and an understanding'encourage the little lock to hold on their way.
0! how preciously did the Lord work that Buroyeat, John Banks, James Dickinson, and day; I shall not easily forget it.
others lived. At this meeting at Pardshaw This place (Ury) has for some years been the Lord was pleased this day to manifest bis surprisingly improved, especially of late, the name, and glorify it, which is as ointment walks and woods planted by the father of the poured forth: 0! he worked marvellously, present proprietor, are beautiful; a bold rush- giving His blessing and presence amongst us, ing stream winds not far from the house, who were a large company; so that the flow of through a bed of rocks; and the inequality of exhortation was as a mighty stream. I felt tbe the ground is pleasing indeed. It is a sweet Lord to be very near, and my poor spirit was spot. The proprietor, Robert Barclay, received | greatly refreshed ; and my soul somewhat filled me very kindly, and welcomed me. I am made with their company : but I find day by day, very comfortable here, but must get through that former things must be left, and not rested my business and be gone : accordingly I have in, that the mind day be free and unshackled this morning examined the library throughout, against the next service. and found already several interesting things;
To E. H. but the correspondence is what I want, and
EDINBURGH, 14th of Ninth Month, 1826. hope to see.
My Beloved Friend, -On the receipt of thy On Second day I completed my business account respecting our endeared companion, here to iny satisfaction, having brought with who is gone before to his rest and reward, my me what was valuable.
heart was wonderfully helped to a degree of 16th, 4th day.- Was at Dunfermline, where acquiescence in the blessed purposes of Divine a little solid company sit together: none of wisdom and goodness, so that though few, them are yet acknowledged members. The very few are nearer to me than he among Lord was good to us, in bowing our hearts to the flock of the faithful in Christ Jesus, I gether low before him, and I trust it was a could not hold him on this side the grave; but favored time; pretty much counsel was handed. seemed entirely prepared and resigned to lose I thought there was evidently to be felt a good him, as to the outward; well kuowing our onework upon some, and I trust it will stand, even ness was not to be destroyed by deatb, Ah! in the face of a crooked and perverse genera- | dear , when we can look with anointed tion of professors of the Christian name, among eyes on these things, and are permitted to euter whom, living, powerful, operative religion is into the purposes and will of our heavenly much wanted. On Fifth day, I attended the Father, whose ways are higher than ours, who meeting at Edinburgh in course ; I took my doeth all things well, nor any thing in vain, seat, hardly knowing any besides the family in what a favor, what a mercy is it, that the meswhich I was received; but the Lord gave me saye is given to the quickened soul, “ Time to to labor abundantly, for their arising out of their thee here is no longer,"'--"Come up hither.” present low state : I rose early in the meeting, 10! what a release, what a dismissal, what an going into things very particularly, laying be- enlargement to the poor tribulated spirit, laborfore them the causes of weakness, under which ing amidst temptations and tbe assaults of the I apprehended they labored; with much more prince of darkness, yea, amidst many infirmirespecting the only sure foundation and resting ties, afflictions and doubtings : but how unutterplace, and what a building on this would make ably awful is the voice of warning conveyed in them: The Lord was near to help,- blessed be this dispensation to others, among whom that bis Name !
dear servant bas gone testifying in his life-time At Carlisle I attended the meetings on First of the powers of the world to come, and of day; wherein the great heavenly Shepherd's the terms on which alone the gates of heaven crook was extended, and his care was over us are opened. Surely, my soul said, on first 0! wonderful is the help handed to me, to do hearing of his illness, this was a seal to his whatsoever I find to do. Many hearts were I testimony, and a crown to bis labors of love, trust humbled that day; for the Lord was which the Lord hath set; and let his will be surely among us. I met with some young plants, done. And now how is such a circumstance and made a call on a precious family, and my calculated to bind us who remain, one unto heart was refreshed in the hope that they are another, and above all, to the great Head of bowing under the yoke of Christ. I sometimes the church,- to stimulate us to an earnest beed feel a temporary disadvantage in my youthful to the things that make for such peace as our appearance, until my Master makes way for me beloved Edmund [Janson] had, and is centred in the hearts of my friends. I went to the in ;-for here is a fresh and indisputable eviMonthly Meeting held at Pardshaw, a country dence, that “these things are faithful and meeting mentioned in George Fox's Journal as true,"—that “the Lord is at hand," and • Pardshaw Cragg:' here, as I went, my friends watches over as for good, that " verily there pointed out the rock, where he preached among is a reward for the righteous,”-that "in due the mountains : they also showed where John season even we shall reap, if we faint not.”