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Village and its Inhabitants,

ib.

Visit to the Village,

ib.

Removal to their New Cabins, 145

First Marriage,

ib.

Arrival of nine Osage Chiefs, ib.

Declaration of Indian War,

146

Visit from the Principal Chief, 147

Want of Labourers,

ib.

Review of First Year of Missionary

Service,

148

Overture for Peace,

150

Church established,

ib,

Administration of the Lord's Sup-

per,

161

Arrival of Supplies,

268

Mr. Vaill's Departure for the Post, ib.

Mr. Chapman and Mr. Requa de-

part for Indian encampment, 269

New disappointment,

ib.

Indian Murder,

ib.

Mr. Vaill's Return,

270

Another supply of Provisions, ib.

Departure of Messrs. Chapman and

Fuller for Harmony,

272

Preparations for receiving Indian

Children,

273

Arrival of Indian Children,

ib.

Visit to the Indian Children,

ib.

Desertion of Indian Woman and

one of her Children,

328

Return of Mr. Fuller and sickness

of his wife and Mr. Chapman, ib.

Arrival of the Travellers

329

Substitute for a Mill stream, 348

Sickness of Mr. Chapman,

ib,

Preparations for building an Ox-

mill,

349

Health of the Family,

ib.

Hostile approach of the Chero-

kees,

ib.

Relapse of Doctor Palmer, 350

Corn Harvest,

ib.

Additional supply of Corn, 400

Supply of Mineral Coal,

ib.

Second Marriage at Union,

ib.

Jlr. Chapman's second journey to

Harmony,

ib.

Indian Hostilities,

401

Doctor Palmer's health Restored, 430

New Settlers Arrive,

431

Loss sustained by the Settlers, ib.

Departure of the Settlers,

ib.

Purchase of Cattle,

ib.

Condition of the Osages,

ib.

Brethren arrive with Cattle, 432

Reflections on the Close of the

Year,

ib.

Mr. Chapman's Journal,

181

First interview with Clamore, 189

GREAT OSAGE MISSION,

Letters :

Rev. Mr. Pixley, May 5,

12

ib.

ib.

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Arrival at Thyatira,

74

Journey to Sardis,

75

Ruins of the race,

ib.

Journey to Philadelphia,

76

Description of Cassabar,

Description of Magnisia,

78

Return to Smyrna,

ib.

Mr. Parsons's Journey to Jerusa-
lem,

449
First Sabbath in Jerusalem, ib.
Visit to the Armenian Patriarch, ib.
Visit to the Holy Sepulchre, 450
Mount Calvary,

ib.
Environs of Jerusalem,

ib.
Mount Olivet,

ib.
Pool of Siloam,

ib.

Mount Zion,

451

Visit to Bethany,

ih.
Interview with Pilgrims,

452

Service of the Copts,

ib.

Visit to a Catholic Convent,

ib.
An interesting Pilgrim,

ib.

Reading the Scriptures,

453

Visit to Greek Monasteries,

ib.
Excursion to Bethlehem,

454
Visit to Various Places,

ib.
Other Greek Monasteries,

455
Commemoration of the Entrance
into Jerusalem, .

ib.
Proposed School at Jerusalem, 456
Catholic Ceremonies,

ib.
Service on the day of Crucifixion,

ib.
Ceremony of the Holy Fire,

ib.
Jordan and the Dead Sea,

457
Return to Jerusalem,

458
Reason for returning to Smyrna,

ib.
AMERICAN COLONIZATION

SOCIEIY.
Purchase of Land for a Colony at
the Grand Bassa,

237
Rev. Mr. Johnson's Letter,

ib.

Mr. Cates' Journal,

238

Return of Mr. Bacon and Death

of Mr. Andrews,

240

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

Regent's Town, Sierra Leone :

Piety of the Christian Negroes, 187

Their Integrity, Industry, and Do-

cility,

188

Trials and Supports of the Mission, 189

Attention to the Means of Grace, 190

Progress of Religion,

192

Indluence of Divine Grace,

193

Acknowledgment of Providence, ib.

Convictions of Sin awakened,

194

Condicts between Grace and Sin, 195

Sense of Divine Forbearance and

Mercy,

ib.

Jealousy over their hearts,

196

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Letter from Mr. Hands at Bellary, ib.
Return of Families of Missiun.
aries,

285
Marriage of Missionaries at Chinsu-
rabe,

286

Russia.

Page
Letter from Mr. Knell at St. Pe-
tersburgh

286

Letter from Mr. Knell,

370

Siberia.

Letter from Mr. Rabmn,

287

MISCELLANIES.

.

.

373

.

.

Missionary Register.

Vol. II.]

JULY, 1821.

(No. 1.

Biography.

MEMOIR OF THE REV. THOMAS SCOTT,

RECTOR OF ASTON SANFORD. The following Memoir of the Rev. Thomas Scott, notwithstanding it embraces but little more of his long and useful life than the period of his last sickness, will be interesting to all who have read and admired his Force of Truth, and his Commentary on the Bible. It is copied from the Christian Observer of April last; and, as limited as it is, we have thought proper to place it in our biographical department. MEMOIR, &c.

surprising degree; but a liability to atThis faithful and laborious servant of tacks of inflammatory fever, succeedGod, has at length been called to his ed to them, which repeatedly endangereternal rest. His death took place on ed and at length terminated his life. Monday evening the 16th inst. after an For seven or eight years past, various illness which confined him to his bed infirmities had confined him to the imexactly five weeks.

mediate neighbourhood in which he reLeaving to others the commemoration sided, and most of the time to his very of his long continued and very useful small parish, not containing seventy labours, or rather committing them all souls. «His labours, however, as to Him who has, no doubt, bestowed student, and with his pen, were undiupon them the best applause—“Well minished : and it is not twelve months done, good and faithful servant!"-We since he wrote to one of his family, confine ourselves to a few facts per- “I believe I work more hours daily in taining to the latter part of his life.

my study than ever I did in my life.” Though Mr. Scott possessed, as he His only relaxation was cultivating his expressed on his death-bed, a sort of garden, when the weather would per“ iron strength" of constitution, yet he mit his thus employing an hour or two at no part of his life enjoyed good in the afternoon. Increasing deafness health. For many years, and perhaps had of late nearly precluded him from never more than during the four years conversation, in which he used to take and a half (from Jan. 1788 to June 1792) great delight, and reduced him almost employed upon the first edition of to a life of solitude, in the midst of a his Commentary, he suffered severely family who greatly loved and were tenfrom bilious complaints and asthma. derly beloved by him. These distressing affections, however, A mind thus always at work, and unhad for a long time past subsided to a relieved in its labours, must necessari

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