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H. S. Kirby and M. H. Con-

Chapman, John M. Hance, Daniel Şisson, Mary Bills, R.
row; J. Binford and A. Wil-

Chas, Palmer

88 K. Palmer, Richard Maris,
762 Eliza H. Griffen, John Mullin, Sarah Paxson

403
Allen Griffith, Elizabeib V. Stephen Woolston, Catharine
N

Shotwell, Chas. Speakman, H. Mattson, Eliza Barnes,

Sarah L. Gillingham, Ann Eliza Sloan, Tbos. B. Long-
Near and far sighted

94
Say Budd

104 streth, Isaac Whiteley 441
Night and sleep

167 Rachel Berry, Mary Ann Lu A. Hawkins, E. B. Bowber,
New discovery in electricity 174 keps, Chas. W. Swain, Fan-

Joseph P. Koight, Lewis
New geological theory 175 ny Frost, Benajab Colvin, Walton, C. C. Gartley, M.
Notes of foreign travel from

Chas. Granville Clendenon, D. Brown, Elizabeth Ship-
private correspondence 387,406, Isabel Mary Jones, Emma ley,

472
433, 486, 503, 565, 646, 694, 710, L. Peterson

122 Levinab H. Miller, Joseph
743, 759, 790, 806 Wm. Stevenson Noble, Anna Paxson

489
Necessary rules of sleep 560 Bancroft, Samuel Yardley 136 Mary Cook, David Adams,
New books

649 Phebe V. Shotwell, Susan James Adams, Joseph Pax.
Non-attendance of week-day Lancaster, John Thorn, Jos. son, Sarah Penuock, Jesse
meetings

659 Gilliogbam, Anna Amelia Cutler, Wm. Weatherald,
No living member exempt from Fogg, Verchant Maulsby 154 H. M. Sutter, Jonathan
service

676 Elizabeth M. F. Hallock 170 Jones, M. A. Reeder, Jacob
New coal mine
711 Reuben R. Stiles, Jacob Moore, Stiles

505
Jos. Pilkinton, Sarah Car Abigail Batten, T. A. Clen-

penter, Rebecca Andrews, 185 denon, Wm. P. Pussey ,M.
0
Hannah Furness, Isaac Dud-

k. Paxson

520
ley, Alban Miller, Amy Mil. F. S. Pease, Thos. Cox, Rest
Oiling the sea

141 ler, Nathan Cleaver, Joseph Wright, H. M. Shepherd,
Only a fly
173 Bassett, Margaret E. Bas Alice Shepherd

537
Occupation for children 182 sett

200 Deborah Powell, Priscilla Rob-
Oxygen

223 Herophila Fawcett, Gideon erts, Michael H. Jenks, Lydia
One bour at Quaker Bridge 373 Davis, Joseph Shipley, Ann Hughes, Jane Hillborn 554
Our wade after lilies

388 P. Hall, Annie Lida Old R. S. Lamb, G Craft, J. T.
Origin of the floating icebergs ham, Levi W. Oldbam, Jos. Leys, S. T. Janney, P. Da-
in the Atlantic

412

P. Laws, John M. Laws, vis, M. Bunting, B. Ferris,
On overcoming evil with good 609 Saml. Atkinson, Josephine M. R. Paxson, S. Pax300 586
On silent worship
611 Chapman
217 E. C. Spackman

603
On Divine in terpositions 725 Cassandra Nichols, Miriam E. Garrigues

617
Frost

248 | Ann Gill, J. F. Holt, Ellen R.
OBITUARIES :-

Heory C. Bowron, David Strat. Brooks, Tbos. Yeamans 633
Wm. Ryan, Timothy Atkin-

ton, Mary Hallowell, Han Jesse Wood, Ella May and
son, Matthew Ferris, Han nab Hamer, Joseph Green, Anda Belle Nichols, James
pab Gifford, Calvin Cam-

Stanton Dorsey

281 Willson, Mary K. Henzey,
mack, Mary M. Price, Asa Aros Underwood, Hannah B. Paulina Myers, Hallie K.
bel Haviland, Elisha Stuart, Tborne, Powell Griscom, Koight

649
Alice P. Todd, Rebe Mel Emily Griscom, Abigail Eliza H. Crandell, Aaron Bel-
vina De Gour, Nathan Warner, Jonathan Picker langee, Jonathan Shoe-
Wright, T. Burrows Tilton, ivg, Albert G. Walton, Sa-

maker

665
Elizabeth Borton

101 rab C. Mather, Cbag. Matber, Robert Way, Mary Buoting,
Smith Borden, Thomas Lewis, Mary Wilson, Margaret R. Roland M. Peart, Mary
Rachel Brown, Edward Harned, Sarah Leedom

297
Gardner

697
Wrigbt, Cornelius Weeks, David C. Cook, Abraham Wil. Isaac Cleaver, D. Bowron, E.
Mary Batty, Martha Dickin. son, Lucretia R. Grubb, Tomlinson, H. Cavender,
son, Mablon Betts, Henry Cornelia N. Webb, Thomas A. Griscom, S. Speakman,
Bartram, Jacob Parry, Ra H. Leggett, John Smith 312 Mary Lukens, S. S. Pan-
chel H. Jones, Joshua L. Alice Hunter

329 coast, E. W. Knowles, Edith
Price
25 , Dr. Slater B. Stubbs, Eliza-

Shoemaker

712
Laura Wildman, Emily Lewis, beth E. Shute, Susan E. Mary Watson, H. Hopper 730

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,
Wm. Stabler, Aaron Rogers, H. Griffith, Ann J. Hallow-

Carrie French, C. Smith,
Aaron Ivios, David H. Da-

ell

344 Stevenson Croasdale 745
vis, Abel Satterthwaite, Eliza A. Roberts, Elizabeth Mary D. Borden, Saml. Bunt-
Rachel Sharpless

57 Lokens, Jobo Richards 360 ing, Chas. Hance, Hannah
Jonatban Rider, Jobo Evens, E. B. Pluminer, Thos. Jones, T. Robinson, Florence Cor-

Cbas. Palmer, Darling Con B. W. Mitchell, Isaac Nicb. lies, John Saunders, Jr.,
row Hancock, Benjamin A. olson, John Burton, M.D., 377 Martba Thomas, Robt. A.
Shoemaker, Eliza Thomas 73 M. T. West, Emma L. Ire-

Govet:, Mary Lukens, Sam.
Freddie W. Furpas, Walter dell, Emily Tomlioson, H. uel Parry, James Mott 762

L. Barigbt, Samuel Frank S. Taylor, Jonathan Gore, Joel H. Middleton, S. S. Ev.
lin Barigbt, Davis Smith, Lois K. Pope, Mary Wilson, ans, Tbos. Sooy, S.V. Frost,
Sr., Sarah B. Middleton, Sarab Larkin, C. Carroll Jobn Hudson, S. Carmalt,
Oliver H. Wilson, Mary H. Lippincott

395

M. Carpenter, John E. Ken.

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derdine, D. R. Pratt, S. Cherry tree in bloom. Ideal Review of the life of F. W.
Yerkes, K. Duell, S. Bur. is the real

203 Robertson 65, 81, 97, 113, 129,
ling, M. Rushmore, S. B. Trust in God. For the chil-

146, 161, 177, 193, 209, 225, 257,
Ogden
778 dren

221

273, 289, 306, 417, 481
R. P. Jessop, Chas. Cadwalla Salome's prayer., Mysteries 235 Rural life in Greece

76
der, L. S. Regester, B. W The name in the sand. The Report of Baltimore schools
Knight
792 cruise that faileth not 251 for colored people

202
Mary Carpenter, Susan Bills, Progression

268 Replanting of forests

285
Abigail Goodwin
809 Submission. Treasure in Registration of letters

301
Mary 8. Pyle, Sarah T. Zell, Heaven

283 Religious teaching

321
ASA T. John, Lilla Mary

Dandelion. Freedom iu Bra Review of Janney's History of
Bassett, Jos. D. Williams,

zil
300 Friends

378
Ann Williams, C. Kaighn,
Tell not thy grief. My creed 316 Religious progress

401

439
Joseph Marot, E. J. Yardley 826 Skylark. Thankegiving for Rejoice alway

harvest
333 heligion and health

490
How tbe Rbinegrave evil en. Relations with servants 501
P

treated the stranger, and Recent African discoveries 558
what tollowed

347 Report of the Indian Commit.
Parent and cbild
22 Tbe cbild's flower lesson
363 tee

595
Philadelphia in 1685
38 The river path

380 Remarks on the death of Mary
Patriog off the old man 78 | Arrival of the Primrose 397 K. Henzey

663
Pennsylvania Hospital for In. The upright soul. Coming Remarks on the Yearly Meet.
103 pleasure
411 ing

746
Prof. Agassiz on the monkey's,
Mysteries of nature

427 Review of an article entitled,
125, 140 Song of the angels. Nobody's 6. The influence of forests on
Peculiarities of foreign travel 158

child
444 climate"

780
Pure air to worsbip
246 Thoughts in a Friends Mı'ng 460 Relation of the sexes

807
Power of a Christian life 283 The barefoot boy

476 Remarks on the war system 829
Presbyterian separations

He givetb His beloved sleep.

337, 353, 369 The song of the sower 491
Power-loom and hand-work A dying wife to ber husband 508

s
fabrics
352 Eveniog hymn

524
Peace principles
467 | The pure in beart

540 Selections from writings of
Prairie Grove Quarterly Meet-
in memory of T. H. L. who

John Barclay 1, 17, 33, 49, 66
ing of Friends
500 departed this life 6th mo.

83, 99, 116, 132, 148, 163
Power of a Christian life 503 29th, 1867

558

Strength of will to do right 95
Power of a gentle rebuke 519 The beggar baby. Are the

Seek religion now

150
Proceedings of Baltimore children at home

571
Suffrage for women

234
Yearly Meeting

589
569, 587 Angels

Saving faith

247
Pends and Peningtons 641, 657, Chrysantheum (white) 607 Strength of the beetle 250

620
673, 689, 705, 721, 737, 753, Treasure

Sympatby for the poor 251
769, 785 The song of the sea shells

637 Sabbath question, ibe

293
Pocket money for farmers' Behold, the kingdom of God

“Situations wanted” (boys in
boys

735
is within you

651
offices)

315
Plea for youthful enthusiasm 751 | Knocking at the door. The

Swartbmore College

323
Peter Still
795 kingdom come
671 Scene in Palestine

341
Personal and social religion 823 The wind-swept harp. Dirge Spirit talk

355
in memoriam

683
Spiritual experience

372
POETRY:
Retrospection
700 Social life

375
God's thoughts not
My father's at the helm 717 Selfishness of culture

403
thoughts. Broad cast thy
Tbe rose of Jericho
732 Social emulation

403
seed
12 Resting in God

748 Spanish hermits and nuos 415
The brooklet
29 Evening solace. Deeds, not

Singular sermon

419
44
words

766 Short arcount of Anne Rich-
Rest and peace in truth. Se
If we knew. The everlasting ardson

465
lected from writings of

memorial
780 Scripture illustrated

483
Alice B. Harens
59 | The two brotbers; and what

Secret prayer

483
Glory to God in the high-

ecbo said to them
796 Swarthmore College

569
76. The meeting

813

Strengib of moral affinities 643
Fisberman's wife. Judge
Ye did it u010 Disap Social readings

675
92
pointed
830 Society of Friends

681
The child on the judgment

Stereoscopic pictures

701
107

Summit of the Sierras 797,815,831
Morning prayer. Dream of

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Sticking to your profession 816
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Teachings of nature. Confi.

Review of tbe weatber 31, 160,
139 221, 304, 368, 447, 510, 592, 639,

T
Friendship. The old and new 156

720, 784
The mission of tbe Society of

Report of forwarding commit The woodpecker's foresight 13
Friends
172 tee
31 The Atlantic telegraph

14
The grave of Moses 189 Rural miscellany

gummer

dence

697

539

75

201

579

To the members of tbe So-. | Thoughts by Sarah Hunt 482 | The last of the old British
ciety of Friends
41 The cbarity that covereth 484 Parliament

831
The treatment of scholars 57 Two epitaphs

495
The revelations of science 79 Tbe Indigo question

508

V
The pair man's bed
118 Tbe scbool of Christ

513
The writings of Richard Cob The cricket

521 Visit to a salt mine

607
den

135 Thomas Ellwood 532, 549, 563 Voice from Southampton
True happiness

151 The lady who does her work 535 Value of petroleum to man-
The Indian
154 Tbe management of iron and

kind

703
The poor shall have a sbare 156 steel
The Christian law of recrea | Tbe Hague, Holland

540
tion

165 The horse, his memory, &c. 543
The use of Sunday
179 True Coristian life

551
Tbe wonders of seed
183 The four seasons

572 Woman
The Rosine association

The ocean bottom

574 | Wbat was thought of rail.
The press
229 Truth

roads 56 years ago

143
The world compared to an inn 284 Tbe Friends of Baltimore on Why not say this

223
The still beauty of nature 294 Iodian concerns

580 What working men may be.
True inspiration
311 | The four seasons
5901 come

341
The power of kinduess 348 | Teachers' Institute 621, 638 Was it cbance

342
Timely suggestions on insect The baby's lesson

623 Women's Medical College of
life
364 Tbomas a Kempis 692, 708 1 Pennsylvania

462
The spider's web
365 The bird of two songs 702 Women as pbysicians

497
The open polar sea 366, 381 The freedman of Missouri 741 Words for Intelligencer 551
The lodiaps
377, 425 The little brown bird

752 Word to mothers

599
To Friends in the ministry 386 The goodness of the seasona Watch main-springs and hair.
Tbé path of safety
408 ble word
727 springs

603
The influence of steam 411 The new polar continent 73 Wedding presents

637
Tbe recent rains

413 Thoughts on silen. worsbip 756
The fusion of religious ideas 423 | The Society of Friends 763
The value of good men 430 | Tohmas Ellwood in prison 801,
The ant lion
431

811
The Taylors of Angor 433 The proper use of time and | Ye are the temple of the liv-
The root family
447 | talents

804 ing God
The Society of Friends 453, 515 | The right prayer

805 Yearly meeting appointments 305
567, 629, 827

FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER.

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"TAKE FAST HOLD OF INSTRUCTION; LET HER NOT GO; KEEP HER; FOR SHE IS THY LIFE.”

VOL. XXIV.

PHILADELPHIA, THIRD MONTHI 9, 1867.

No. 1.

347

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CONTENT 8.
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ITEMS

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.”

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