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DEATH OF MRS.STHOMPSON, little; but never, never should regret what LATE OF QUILON.

she had suffered in her health in the cause of

Christ. Being asked by a relative, one Sab. Mrs. Thompson, wife of the Rev. J. C. bath before her death, how she enjoyed her Thompson, missionary at Quilon, Travancore, Sabbaths in India, she said that the duties of East Indies, was a native of Dalkeith, near the Sabbath, both private and public, were Edinburgh. She lived, however, the greater observed at their station with the greatest part of her life at Berwick-upon-Tweed, and solemnity and fervour, and that she often felt, was brought up in connexion with the Relief while engaged in them, as if she had been in Presbyterian Congregation there, of which the suburbs of heaven. “I should like," her parents were members. She was an early she continued, “ were it the will of God, to and faithful attendant on the Sabbath school spend more Sabbaths in India, to see my dear attached to the above congregation, and was husband again, to see my dear boy trained up admitted into communion with the congrega. in the fear of the Lord, and to see the mise tion in April, 1820, and continued in full sionary cause prosper at Quilon ; but God membership till her marriage in the spring of knows what is best for me; I am resigned 10 1827, when she and her husband left their his holy will ;-I trust in him he is allnative land for British India, in connexion sufficient.” On being asked, the day of her with the London Missionary Society. Having death, by one who went to pray with her, arrived at Quilon, the station to which they how she felt, she said, “ I feel very weak.” were appointed, they pursued their missionary

“ I perceive,” replied her visiter, “ that you labours, as far as circumstances would per speak with difficulty and pain, but perhaps mit, with indefatigable zeal, until Mrs. you could join in prayer.” “Yes, yes,” she Thompson was compelled, by severe illness, to answered, “I have always had much delight leave india, and return to her native country in prayer; it refreshes my mind much." as the most likely means of restoring her On being asked afterwards if she felt perhealth. She arrived here ( Berwick) in Novem fectly composed, she said, “ Yes, I am quite ber last; and for some time after her arrival, composed; my mind is comfortable.” On hopes were entertained by her friends of her being asked if she had any thing to commurecovery; but in the end of December her nicate to her husband, she answered, “ No. medical attendant observed that her disorder thing besides what I have written to him, had taken an unfavourable turn; and from (alluding to a letter she had begun, but not that time her health rapidly declined, till the entirely finished) only let him know that I evening of the 13th of January, 1832, when am perfectly resigned to the will of my hea. she departed this life, in the thirty-first year venly Father. I trust we shall in due time of her age.

meer in heaven.” Under the pressure of Mrs. Thompson was remarkable for the increasing trouble, and the solemnity of ap. mildness of her temper, the kindliness of her proaching dissolution, she was resigned and heart, and the affability of her manners. tranquil, sensible to the last, and meekly and Her mind was early and deeply imbued with peacefully yielded up her immortal spirit to the principles of divine truth, and her Chris God who gave it, rested from her labours, and tian attainments were such as to qualify her is now enjoying her reward. for being a help-meet for a missionary to the heathen. Her faith in the word of God was founded on rational and scriptural grounds ;

ANNIVERSARY her love to the Redeemer was strong and ardent; and her devotedness to the missionary

ONGAR. cause was firm and decided. Since her return to Europe, she has frequently men On Thursday, September 15th, was held, tioned the pleasure she had in visiting, along at the Rev. J. Tozer's meeting-house, Ongar, with her husband, the different schools under Essex, the third annual meeting of the Brenthis inspection, and observing the progress of wood District Auxiliary Missionary Society. the young in their education, and more par The Rev. John Arundel, of London, preached ticularly the great delight she took in in ou the occasion. After the morning service structing the young females she had taken a public meeting was held, at which the under her own immediate tuition. Several Rev. John Clayton, senior, presided. The times she has expressed her regret that she Rev. Messrs. Thornton, Smith, Arundel, had left India, and at the same time added, Swan (Missionary), Woodwark, Brown, that it was her intention, as soon as a kind and other ministers and gentlemen, addressed providence should restore her health, to the meeting. Mr. Swan, from Siberia, gave return to the scene of missionary labour, and some interesting and most affecting particuresume her duties there. On being asked if lars of the state of Christianity in that dark she felt perfectly satisfied that she had given part of the world, which he had just left. herself up to the missionary cause, she From the report it appeared that the answered in the affirmative, and added, that churches in the district still prosessed deshe regretted she had been able to do so votion to the great object of ihe Society;

and their ministers, the representatives of absent friends, pledged themselves to renewed exertion.

The meeting was well attended, and the day is remembered with very much interest.

NOTICE. On Thursday, April the 12th, Mr. W. H. Drew, late student at Highbury, who has been appointed by the Directors to India, will be ordained at Dartmouth, Devon. The Rev. Thomas Stenner, Mr. D.'s pastor, Dr. Payne, and others, are expected to conduct the service.

berutation to IRELAND. The Rev. George Afundy, Missionary from India, is deputed by the Directors to visit the sister kingdom, on behalf of the Society, this month (March). It is proposed that he commence his labours in the City of Cork on Sunday, the 18th instant, then travel through a portion of the south, so as to reach Dublin in time to attend the annual meeting of the Hibernian Auxiliary Mis. sionary Society on Friday, April the 6th. We understand the Rev. Dr. Raffles, of Liverpool, has been invited by the Committee of the Auxiliary, to preach on behalf of the Society in Dublin on the preceding Sabbath, April the 1st.

MISSIONARY CONTRIBUTIONS. *** The Officers of Auxiliary Societies are earnestly requested to accompany

their Remittances with correct Lists, having the Names of Places and Persons alphabetically arranged, as in the Society's Annual Report.

[Collections, Anonymous Donations, and all other Donations of £5, and upwards, received

from 1st to 31st January, 1831, inclusive.] George Beunel, Esq..........

........ 2000: Harpenden-Rev. T. R. Barker Gratitude for Mercieg-J. G................ 5 0 0

Collected by M. E...................................

Miss Asliby.................. 0 10 0 T. G. ....................................

Mrs. Whitley................ 0 3 3 A Thank-offering ................ 5 0 0

E. W. B. ................... 1 19 0 for Il'idows' and

Yonny Gentlemen at the GramOrphans' Fands ..

100

mar School, per Mr. Leonard 1 12 6

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R. M. E., and H., for the Education of

Native Females in India.......
Highbury College Auxiliary Missionary

Society-Mr. J. Loxton, Secretary ...... 9 1
London Road Chapel-Rev. T. Harper-
Collected by Mrr. Putley....

7
Old Kent Road-Marlbrú' Chapel-Sunday
School Association......

4 0 Cheshire-Congleton-Zion ChapelPer Miss Broadhurst .............

...... 19

Hertforii-Rev. J. Anthony-
Subscriptions .. ..... 20 go

Collected by
Miss Carter...................
Mrs. Wand.................. 8 11 10
Collection alter Sermon by
Rev. W. Ellis...

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Hitclin Branch Association

Subscriptions and Donations.. 24 50

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Back Street Female Association

Contributions ................ 4 10 3

Missionary Boxes............ 1 19 11
Wymondley-Collected by Mr.
Lloyd ......

1 4 8

7 14 10
Wymondley Sacramental Col.

lection, for Widows' and
Orphans' Fund.............. 2 0 0
Froni Members of the Society

of Friends, touards the Sup.
port of Schools in the

South Sea Islands
Mr. Oxton................... 1 0
Mr. W. Lucas................

1 06
Mr. J. Lucas ................

1 0 0
Mr. Sharples ................ 1 0 0
M r . T...........

0 10 0

4 100
Collections after Sermons by Rev.

E. Ray-
At Walker .................. 1
At Wymondley................ 43 I
At Hitcbin,.............. ... 4 16

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Billings .......

After Annual Meeting.......... 7 4 11

Hastings_Rev. W. Davis................ 21 12 0
Lewes-Tabernacle- Rev. E. Jones......

19 0 Collected in Villages by the Secretary .......... .......... 2

Brighton-Bedford Street Chapel
0 0
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58 15 0 Rev. K. Lambert ...

3 0 0 Redbonrne-By Rev. J. Smith .......... 2001 Loudou Road Chapel-Rev. J. Treyo .... 1 1 0 Sawbridgeworth-Rev. H. Tyler

Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel......... 43 8 4 Subscriptions ................ 4 3 6

Union Street Chapel-hev. J. N. Goalty. 112 13 0 Collected by

Auxiliary Society ...................... 35 8 4 Mr. R. Bacon.......

0 17 0 Mary Billings ..

317 6 9 Sarah Billings .... 16 0

Less Expenses.... 18 11 11 Mr. W. Death, Junior ...

6 6 Mr. S. Ekins........... 5 7

* 298 14 10 Mr. J. Lathain ............

06 Mr. S. Rivers ....

* £250 of this sum ackpowledged in Feb. Chronicle. Miss Tyler

The Warwickshire, and part of Staffordshire, S. Whitnall

19 0

Auxiliary SocietyMissionary Box by Mr. D.

Mr. T. Lowe, Treasurer0 15 0

Birmingwain--Carr's Lane MeelingCollection after Sermon by

Rev. J. A. JamesRev. W. Ellis.............. 6 8 0

Collections.-(Juvenile Society) 177 17 11

26 15 7! Donations and Subscriptions...232 6 8 St. Albans-Rev. J. Harris

Nissionary Boxes............ 82 4 1 Snbscriptions ... .. 4 0 0

at Manufactories, 56 8 8 Collections after Sermons by

at Schools...... 31 3 11 Rev. Dr. Bennett and Rev.

Smithwick Branch Society... 17 16 J. Sibree .................. 17 2 9

Juvenile Collection .......... 12 11 2

- 21 2 9 Ware-Old Todependent Meeting

609 13 11 Rev. E. Miall-Subscriptions.. ........ 9011

Less Expenses.... 0 14 8
New Independent Chapel
Rev. J. Lockyer-

608 193 Subscriptions ................ 4 0 0

Collection after Sermon by
Mr. Bigg .........
...... 1 0 0

Rev. J. Burnet ............126 1 2
Collection after Sermon by
Rev. W. Ellis ....... 6 0 6

Ebenezer Chapel-Rev. T. East-
Jnvenile Society

Collected by
256 4 1 Mrs. Bickley................ 3 17 7
Less Expenses.... 17 13 5

Miss Buckton .....

. 3 5 6 Misses Butler .....

0119 233 10 8 Miss Brook

0 130 Miss Collins ...

4 9 11 Miss East ...............

......... 12 12 10 Lancashire-Church Town anıt South Port

Mrs. Fulwoud ............

. 3 17 6 Brauch--Per Messrs. Linaker and Great

Mr. J. Fellows................ 0 16 2 bach, Treasurers ...................... 30 0 0 Minges H. and E. Gibson...... 6 2 9 Wigan-Hope Street Chapel

Mr. S. Heath.......

1 7 0 Rev. W. Marshall

Mrs. J. Hill and Miss Lowe ..
Missionary Boxes of

Mrs. A. Hunt .......
Mr. E. Alston................ 1 12 9

Mrs. Holden ..... Miss Marshall .............. 1 3 9

Miss Jones Mrs. W. Wood.............. 1 0 0

Miss Joseph ........

TO 8 Miss Knight ............ . 0 14 6

Misses M. and A. Phillips. 18 00
Small Sams............
. 1 3 6

2 18 3
5 14 6
Miss Rowlinson ............

7 4 0
Miss Skynner

16 lo Lincolnshire -Sleaford-Per Mir. W. Hunt. 14 7

Master T. P. Salt....

1 19 0 Misses H. H. and E. W. Smith 3 8 11

Mrs. Warner................ 1 17 2 Sliddlesex-Highgate-A Friend.............

Mr. C. Walker............... 1 13 S

Messrs. T. Ledsam and Son's Surthumberland - Morpella

Manufactory .............. 9 9 10 Rev. W. Froggatt

Mrs. Glover, for the Support Collection after Sermon ...... 2 0 0

of the Native Teacher, Missionary Box .,

2 0 0

Charles Glover-(Ttb pay.).. I 0 0 Subecription ..

3 18 0

Miss Manstield, for the Sup.

port of the Native Teacher, Somersetahire Auxiliary Society

Timothy East-(5163 payment) 10 00 Ponndisford Park-Mrs. Welman

Miss Mansfield, for Education For the Support of the Native

of Females in India....... Teacher, Charles Noel Welman..la) 10 0 0 Mrs. Glover, for Ditto ...... 10

Collected by Mrs. Gluver and Sarrey Auxiliary Society

Mrs. Mansfield, for Ditto.. 0 18 0 Epsom-Rev. Mr. Harris

Miss A. E. Brunton-Sale of Collection ............. . 6 10 0

Fancy Articles ............ 2 7 0
Subscriptions ................ 23 15 0

Jane Edmonds and Sister .... 011 0
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30 5 0 Donations ...................

Offerings of Gratitude......... 20 60
Sassex Auxiliary Society

Collection at the Anniversary T. Walker, Esq., Treasurer

of the Juvenile Society Rre......

For the Support of the NaHarstmonceux-Rev. R. Spry .......... 10 0 0

tive Teacher, Jeboida Worthing-Rev. L. Winchester.......... 10 11 0

Brewer ...........(a).... 10 . Horsham-Rev. J. Harms.... ........ 1

Collection, ditta .............. 2 5 2

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Collected by
Miss Broomhead .............
Misg Caddiek.....

3 5 0
Mr. B. Day
Miss Field .............

0 18 0 Miss Glover..

170 Miss James ................

2 9 0 Mrs. Loveday ..

1 3 1
Misse. Nicklin and Smitb....
Mr. A. Steventon............. 0 8 6
Sabbath Schools ............ 64 T

Missionary Boxes of
Mrs. Smith..
Mins Brooks...
Miss Ann Greasley ......
Mr. J. Westwood....

1 2 5 Mr. H. A. Day.........

08 0 Miss S. A. Hill.....

1 13 0 Mrs. B. Foster ...

0 16 0 C. and E. Salt......

11 6 Collection at Public Meeting ..202 96

445

Lichfield-Rev. W. Salt
Collected by Mra, Salt and
Mrs. Rowley..............

8 17 2 Sunday School Children...... 1 19 11

Collected by Miss Hitchcock,

2 12 6 Mrs. Gorton .......

4 13 0 Mr. Andrews .. Mr A. Andrews....

0 13 4 Mr. H. Birtles ............ 0 58 Donations in the Vestry ...... 0 17 0 Savings of a Servant ......... 0 10 6 Missionary Boxes ........ 061 Collection.....

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King Street Chapel-Rev. J. Jones

Juvenile Society

Collected by
Miss Barnett ...............

3 1 2 The late Mrs. Carn, and Mrs.

Trueman ........
Mrs. Hunt ......

10 g Mrs. J. Jones... Mrs. Mobley ....

Ini 0 Mrs. W. Phillips............. 10 8 Mrs. Roberts...............

0 16 7
Miss Sleariman............... 14 3
Donations ................... 0 6 0
Sabbath Schools ............. 11 12 8
Collection after Sermon by
Rev. S. Curwen............

17 18 10

Stratford on Avon-Rev. Mr. Helmore

Subxcriptions and Collections .......... Stafford -Rev. Mr. Douban

Juvenile Society

Collecled by Mrs. Murray and Daughters .. 10 1 6 Mrs. Matthews .............. 10 11 Miss Chalmers ............... 0 9 Miss Silvester ..... Subscription ..... Miss Robinsun's Missionary

Box ............. Collected by Mrs, Silvester ... 016 9 Mrs. Allen's Missionary Box.. 160 A Thank-offering ............ 1 0

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Utfoxeter Brancb Society

Rev. J. Cooke Subscriptions ................ 14 5 0

Collected at Anual Meeting.. 7 4 8 Stainshalt und Bramburs

Collected by Misses Wilson and Allen ..... 5 5 6 Mr. J. Vernon ............... 1 11 6

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Brewood- Rev. J. Ferniem.

Collecied by
Mr. J. Taylor............

nor................ Mr. Geun .. •••••••••

. Mrs. Genn .............. Mr. J. Anslow ........ Master W. Jarvis. Miss J. W................... Miss E. Wade .............. Miss Waters ......... Miks F. Cooper........ Collection ........... Missionary Boxes ......

1 0 1 12 11

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1 0 8 196 5 7 6 Oil 11

22 136 Less Expenses.... I 173

30 16 11 Braunston--Collected by Misses Shenston and Higgott ....

.....: 1 16 01 Bilston-Rev. A. Shawyer

Collected by
Miss Aston ..........

......... 2 3 3 Miss Almond

........ 120 Rev. S. Davis ..

.......... 1 16 0 A Forfeit Box ..... Collected at Missionary Meeting 5 2 O

30 00 Less Expenses.... 1 14 3 Walsall-Rev. Mr. Allott

Subscriptions and Douations........... 38
West Bromwich

Rev. J. Hudson and Friends
Collection at General Meeting 8 7 5
Less Expenses.... 1 15 10

61 Old Meeting Rev. Mr. ForsterCollection ................... 14 10 6

Collected by
Misses Horton .............. 4 12 0
Miss Whitebouse ............ 1 10 0
Miss Whitehouse ........... 100
Miss Penu's Young Ladies.... 2 18 e
Miss Jesson, for Widows'
Fund

T@ ••••••••••••••••... 1 1 0
Miss Jesson................... 1 1 0
Miss Ann Jesson..............

1 1
A Servant ............... 04 6
Mrs. Beddoes................ 0 10 3
Sunday School Children...... 0 18
Mr. W. Malins......... .. 1 12 0
Missionary Box in Mr. Isaac

Horton's Manufactory...... 2 10 €

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Wolverhampton Auxiliary Society
Rev. J. Roar

Collected by
Messds. Low and Whitehouse.. 7 15 7
Messds. Adney and Rennings.. 6 13 9
Messds. Gorton and Simcox., 511 8
Mr. B. Jeavons .............. 3 12 1

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7 60 9 16 0

Less Expenses of Coventry Branch.... 6 2 0

108 0 1

Miss Reddall............... 1 0 6 Sanday School Girls.......... 1 12

1 12

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Boys ..... 4 1 6 Mrs. Cooke..................

1 2 7 Mrs. Craddock ............ Mr. Bate

... 0 14 0 Miss Mander .... Misses Harthill .....

. 2 12 6 Miss Spittle and Baker.... 1 7 8 Miss Sale ...............

0 15 11 Donation .................... 2 10 0

Missionary Boxes of Mr. Baker ........

. ~ 12 1 Mr. Ewart ........

• 0 18 11 Miss Ford..........

011 1 Mr. Preackley .....

0 13 6 Mrs. Fearncomb.....

0 15 10 Master Newey ....

1 0 1 Wombonrn .................. 0 14 8 Chapel Box...............

0 2 6 Sandry Boxes....

3 711 Collection at the Anniversary.. 28 7 2 Balance from last Account.... 9 19 8

1769 1 0 Less Expenses. ... 30 i o

1739 00

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Wiltshire Warminater Common Close
Meeting-Rev. J. A. Roberts

Collected by
Miss Brodribb

.......... 1 5 6 Miss Ann Buckler

........... 7 17 10 Miss Butt ............

. 6 5 8 Mrs. King..

18 6 Miss Lidbury ........

1 3 6 Mr. H. Millar

1 1 0 Miss Minty...............

2 100 Miss Moody .............

.. 12 10 Mrs. J. A. Roberts .....

3 13 0 Miss Smith ...............

4116 Sunday School Boys.,

Girls.......... 51
Missionary Boxes of
P. E.....
Mrs. J. A. Roberts .......... 011 9
Collections .................. 30 6 3
Heytesbury-Friends ........ 2 0 0
Crockerton - Legacy by the

lute Mrs. Elizabeth Corp-
Mr, J. Cruse, Executor .... 15 00

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Coventry Branch Atherstone-Rev. M. Miller Collection after Sermon...... 5 Viss Simonds' Scbool........ 8 6 Collection at Public Meeting... 5 0 4

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Worcestershire-Worcester-Rev. E. Lake

Subscriptions, &c. ........... 6 3 0
Miss Osbaldeston's Scholars .. 0 12 0

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| Wales South Auxiliary Society

Breconshire--Rev. D. Lewis, Secretary..

Foleshill-Rev. J. Forsaith

Juvenile Society-(1830).....
West Orchard Cbapel-Rev. J. Jerrard-
Subscriptions ........

...... 22 17 0 Collection after Sermons by

Rev, S. Curwen .......... 11 4 3
Collected at Public Meeting .. 10 0 0

Missionary Boxes of
Miss S. Wall..............

2 0 0 Mr. Horton...

1 0 0 Mr. Gravenor ............

0 180 Miss Hasterley ..........

0 10 1 Two Young Friends ..... 0 12 10 Mr. Sprigg ........

0 12 6 By Twelve Friends

313 0

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Pembrokeshire Auxiliary Society

Welsh Branch-Rev.J. GriffithsHebron-By Rev. J. Evans

Collection ................... 5 17 10 Sunday School................ 9 8 3

Panty rodyn........... Penygroes-Collection...... 4 0 0

Sunday School ....... . 5 0 0 Landilo-Collection-(1830).... I 6 6

Collection (1831)............ 3110 Pisga-Collection .............. 1 0 0

Glandwr-By Rev. J. Davies

Collection ................ 5 14 11 By Cards ..

................... 1 0 0 Sunday School.......

6 12 8 Frowen School..... Moriah-Collection,

......... 1 15 9

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