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DETAILING THE

PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY

FOR

THE YEAR 1834.

HE (THE MESSIAS) SHALL COME DOWN, LIKE RAIN UPON THE MOWN GRASS; AS
SHOWERS THAT WATER THE EARTH. IN HIS DAYS SHALL THE RIUHTEOUS FLOURISH;
AND ABUNDANCE OF PEACE, SO LONG AS THE MOON ENDURETH. HE SHALL HAVE
DOMINION, ALSO, FROM SEA TO SEA, AND FROM THE RIVER UNTO THE ENDS OF THE
EARTH.

PSALM LXXII. 6, 7, 8.

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CHURCH MISSIONARY HOUSE, SALISBURY SQUARE;
AND BY SEELEY & SONS, FLEET STREET; HA'CCHARD & SON, PICCADILLY;

BALDWIN & CRADOCK, PATERNOSTER ROW ;

T. JOHNSON, DUBLIN ;
AND OLIPHANT, WAUGH, AND INNES, EDINBURGH.

Page

BIOGRAPHY.

Account of Billy, a Black Boy, in New Holland

Brief Account of the late Mrs. Kissling

37
117

13, 30

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.

West-Africa Mission. Egypt :

Sierra Leone :

Arrangements for Public Worship..... 74

Journeys of Mr. Lieder....

75

Report of the West. Africa Mission of

the Church Miss. Society, for 1833, 119

Opening of a Seminary for Schoolmas-

ters and Catechists..

The Rooted Attachment of the Natives

75

to Greegrees.....

123

State of the Day School.

75

Instruction of Girls ...

The Joy of Converts at the Approach

76

of Death....

123

Establishment of the Caïro Seminary, 143

The Anguish experienced by an Old

Advantages of the Practice of Medicine, 144

Backslider from God..

124

Opening of an English Chapel in Caïro,145

Summary of West-Africa Mission, up

Voyage to Parts of the Delta

177

to March 25, 1834.

125

Missionary Journey to Nubia.. 184

Exercise of the Ministry, and Per-

Departure from Caïro for Mount Sinai, 239

formance of Religious Services..... 233

Remarks on the Passage of the Israel-

Progress of Education & State of Schools,235

ites through the Red Sea..... 239

Hopeful Death of one of the Scholars, 237

Visit to a Family of Bedoweens, in the

Desert..

241

Testimony to the Character of an aged,

deceased fissionary ..

238

Remarks on the Approach to Horeb.. 241

Summary of the West-Africa Mission,

Reflections on arriving at Mount Sinai

- Visit to the Convent .

up to June 25, 1834...

233

242

Ascent to the Top of Sinai–Ignorance

Timmani Country:

and Superstition of the Friars--Cu-

Extracts from Rev. C. L. F. Haensel's

riosities in and about the Convent.. 243

Journals..... 125— 142, 149–161

Return to Caïro-Improving State of

Egypt...

243

Mediterranean Mission.

The constant Preaching of the Gospel

Malta :

by the Missionaries ..

244

Works printed, and Issues from the

Abyssinia :

Malta Press, in 1832 and 1833...39—41

Mr. Isenberg's Preparations in Cairo

Asia Minor :

for the Mission in Abyssinia ... 76

State of the Schools...

73

Meetings for Religious Conversation .. 74 North-India Mission.

Distribution of Religious Tracts and Seventeenth Report of the Calcutta Cor-

School-books....

74

responding Committee:

Charitable Ladies' Societies...

74 l Introductory Observations..

1

Operations of Press at Calcutta.

2 Visit to Village Congregations..... 65

Burdwan

3

Promising State of Female Schools. 66

Gorruckpore, Buxar, Benares.

Anxiety of a Teacher respecting his

Chunar, Kurnaul

5

own State,

66

Patna and Allahabad..

6 Extracts from the Journals of the Rev.

General Remarks:

J.J. Müller:

The Yielding of Infidelity..

6 Charitable and Religious Intercourse

Losses, a Motive to dedicate our

with Natives...

66

Substance to God.....

7 Extracts from the Journals of Rev.

Liberality of Christians Abroad.... 7

John Devasagayam :

Summary of the Mission .

7 Anniversary of the Tract Society.. 70

Letter from the Bishop of Calcutta to

Promising State of one of he

the Missionaries.......

53

“ Preparandi”

70

Calcutta :

Notices of David, Native Assistant, 70

Course of Ministerial Labours.. 93

Tinnevelly :

Examinations of Schools..

96

Visit to Dohnavore..

77

Burdwan :

Notices of Promising Natives

78

Acceptableness of Itinerant Preaching

Summary of the Tinnevelly Schools.. 78

among the Heathen

97

The Perilous Situation of New Converts, 102 Nilgherry Hills :

Examination of Scholars..

78

The Forlorn Spirit of a Heathen Jail. . 102
Gorruckpore
Benares..

104 General Report of the Station....... 79

Chunar:

Extracts from Rev. W. Bowley's Jour-

nals

...106

Bombay and Western-India Mission.

Spiritual Benefits of the Fem. Asylum, 111

Benevolent Attention to the Poor.... 112

Nassuck :

Blindness of the Jewish Mind.

113

Details of Intercourse with the Natives, 17

Self-tormenting Hindoo Superstition., 113

Education of Females ..

20

False Sensibility, and Real Inhuma.

nity, united

22

Finery and Filth.

South-India Mission.

Dreadful Depravity of Idolaters 22

Madras :

Intercourse with Hindoo Females 23

Duties of a Ministerial Nature.......

Christian Communion in a Spiritual

42

Wilderness...

23

Education of Youth, and Training of

Schoolmasters and Readers :

Mrs. Farrar's Report of Proceedings.. 80

Perambore Seminary...

43

Schools...

44

Summary of the Madras Station... 44

Ceylon Mission.

Mayaveram :

Fifteenth Annual Meeting...

269

Evil Influence of Caste....

56

Completion of the Translation of the

State of the Native Christians..

57

Scriptures into Cingalese .

275

Examination of the Seminarists .. 57

Operations of the Press...

275

Improvement of the Readers..

58

Devotedness of the Natives to Idolatry.. 276

Successive Crowds addressed by the

Commandments of Buddhu....

277

Missionary....

58

59

Improvement of Female Scholars....

Cotta :

Summary of the Mayaveram Station, 59 State of Labours in the Ministry..... 269

State of the Christian Institution and

T'innevelly :

Schools

270

Extracts from the Journal of the Rev.C.

Summary

271

T. E. Rhenius :
Instances of Piety and of Superstition, 59 Kandy:
Anniversary of the 'Tract Society.. 60 Labours of the Rev. T. Browning ... 82
Review on the Year 1832, and Entrance

Labours in the Ministry....

on the New Year..

60 Spirit of Religious Inquiry in Youth.. 272

Examination of the Seminary. 61 Offering of an Elephant, for Idolatry, 272

Missionary Prayer-Meetings.. 62 State of the Schools ...,

273

A Small Flock in a Heathen Village, 62

Baddagame :

Baptism of Twelve Seminarists and

State of the Ministry...

274

others.

62

Progress and Influence of Education, 274

Power of Divine Grace in a Young

Summary

274

Native...

63

Courageous Faith in a Native Female, 63 Nellore :

Visit to the Congregations in the West, 64 Trials and Hopes relative to the Mi-

Extracts from the Journals of the Rev.

nistry

274

P. P. Schaffter :

Interruption of the School Plans.

Number & State of the 6 Preparandi,” 65 Summary :

275

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