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No. 15 Vol. VIII... '.69 A curious case occurred in one of the towns in th western part of this state. There ;ira" arrival there , At certain clergyTnan'-'came to visit the place, and heard V&'phl ted bid about the Prayer :v..M,fSrie" had ibever regarded thd tub- iedmtKe Ugfhtthey'.cW. -He inquired about ifjbf the minisier that, was laboring there. :fhe minister requested him, in a kind spirit, to go home, and uke his Tes- t tament, looit out tae passages, mai rurr w , .' ' " pray errand jTounJ.tdtha most praying f people, aud ask them how they underwood these, passages. : Je saidhe would do ttK for though these Views were new to him, 1 he" was. willing to" Wrn. He did it, and went tor Spraying men and .women, and readthe, passages without note or.cora men and - asked what they thought.-- I He found their plain common sense haa led them to understand these passages, and V ta bel ieve that they mean j ast as they say. This affected him, and then the iact oi his going round and presenting the promises before their minds awakened the spirit of prayeYinthem, and a revivaVfollowed. " Repaid' name many individuals, who have sct; themselves to examine the Bible ."ba thb subject, and1)efore they got half through with'it have been filled with the spirit", of. prayer. They found that God meant by his promises just what a plain, common sense man would understand them to mean. I advise you to try it. You have Bibles : look them over, and when itself considered, desire, the Jr. salvation.--, But God has revealed it to us that many of the human race shall be damned. And il cannot' be a dutvto.Mc that they shall all be saved, in the face of a revelation to the -contrary. ' ' ' 3. But ask some, Ifwe were to offer this prayer for all iSren, would not all men be saved V I answer, Yes, .: and so they would be saved, if they would all repent. Butthey will not. Neither will Chris tians offer the pnayer of faith for all be cause there is no evidence on which to gTOund a belief that God intends to save all men 4. But you ask, "For whom are we to offer this prayer? We. want to know in what cases, for what persons, and places, and at what times, &c. we are to make the prayer ot laith. l answer, as i nav already answered, When you have evi dence, from promises, or prophecies, or providences, or the leadings of the Spirit, that God will do the things you pray lor. 5. " How is it that so many prayers of pious parents for their children are not answered ? Did you not say there was a promise which pious parents may apply to their children ? Why is it then, that so many pious praying parents have had im penitent' children, that died in their sins?" Granted that it is so, what does it prove ? Let God be true, but every man a liar. Which shall we believe, that God's prom ise has failed, or that these parents did not do theirduty ? Perhaps they did not be- Jiahds Jto God, Oh that Ariterican Chris-1 than Rangoon is to the south. You might tfans would take' a careful survey of this gradually descend from the British post, vast .fieldV and send up their united peti tions to. the Goo: of all grace in behalf of hese nations. Ipnly wish that all who love our Lord Jesus could witness what I have seen this, day, the vast multitude of human beings, the temples, the pagodas, the idols. v It was night-fall when I pass ed Ummerapoora with its 150,000 souls, and late in the evening when I came under the metropolitan walls of Ava. What an ocean of immortal beings are here; but oh ! how degraded, how proud, how aw fully far' from God ! the gloom of night is only a faint resemblance of that moral darkness that lies dep and heavy on this city, yet here the eye can find a resting place -there is a little band of believing souls within these walls, and at this hour they are bowing down before the throne of grace. Ml8SI0N TO THE SlIANS. 1 ever you find a promise that you can use, lieve the promise, or did not believe there and I venture to Dredict vou will not pet i Wherever you find a professor that does through the' book without finding out that 1 not believe in any such prayer, you find, God's promises mean just what they say. as a general thing, that he has children ,2.. Cherish the good desires you have. I and domestics yet in their sins. And no Christians very often lose their desires, by not attending to this; and then their Drivers ara mere words, without an v de sire Or earnestness at all, The least long- j cism ? Will not many people think they insr of desire must be cherished. If your body .was likely to freeze and you had even the least, spark of fire, how you would cherish it? So if vou have the least de sire for a blessing, let it be ever so small, think they have been torn again when it away. Don't grieve the 1 they have not. It is an argument against wonder, unless they are converted in an swer to the prayers of somebody else. 6. " Will not these views lead to lanati- are offering the prayer of faith when they are notT' That, is the same objection that the Unitarians make against the doc trine of regeneration that many people 1 1. t r. Con t trane it away cpiflt. UQU t -be diverted, uon 1 lose food desireSf by levity, by censoriousness, 3 wOTldly-fnindedncss. Wath, and prayy and follow it up, or you will never pray the prayer of faith. 3." JCitir 07Mc ration to God is indis ftjisa.bli. ta-tki' yrayer of faith. You must live a holy life, and consecrate all to Ood .your time, ."talents, mnuence an IrOu have, and all you are, to be his entire-' Read the lives of pious men and you wjll betruckwuh this fact : that they used td set apart times to'renew their covenant, and dedicate themselves anew to God, and whenever., they have done so a blessing has al ways .wllowed immediately. If I had Edwards", here to-night, I could read passagesshowmg how it was in his days. . 4 'lon inksl persevere. You are not to pray' Tot a thing once, and then cease, ana Call thai the prayer of faith Look at Daniel, r jle prayed twenty-one days, and didnot cease till he had obtained the bles sing. He set' his heart and his face unto theXord, to seek by prayer and supplica tions with, fasting, and sackcloth, and ash es, and be held on three weeks, and then :'tha answer-came. And why did noit come before V God sent an Archangel to bear fhe tbe message,.fcut the devil hinder ed hinvall-this time. See what Christ says, irli the' parable of the unjust judge, and th'e-t3arable of the loaves. What does ne,; teach.' us by. them I Why, that God witl.'gfsnt ansvyets to prayer when it is importunate. . -''Shall hot God avenge his own elect, who cry day and tiivht unto AimP. ' 5-If you would pray in faith, be sure 6 to walk ttery day icith. God. If yon do' he .will tell you ,u hat to pray for, Be filled wiih his Spirit and he will give you objects enough to pray for. He will give youas nluch of.tha'spirit of prayer as you nave strength of body to bear. V Said a'igood man tome, "O, I am dying fof'the want of strength to pray. My body is crushed, the World is on me, and . how can I forbear praying P ' I have known that man go to bsd absolutely sick, for weakness and faintness under the pres--sure v And I have known him pray as if he Would do violence to heaven, and then seen the blessing come as plainly in an swer to.-his prayer, as if it was revealed, so jhatno person woutd doubt it, any more than if God had spoken from heaven. BhaJl L'tell you how he died? He pray ed more, ana more, and he used to take the -man of the world before him, and pray, arid look over the different countries, and fajr for them, till he- absolutely expired n his room praying. Blessed man! Hejwasth reproach of the ungodly, and of ctfrtul, unbelieving professors, but he was.thrf favorite of heaven, and a prevail ing prince in prayer. yt1 rcfer t0 80me objections, - which, ra -brought forward, against this - doctrine- . ' l: It leds to fanaticism , an 1 amounts v taa;hfiWeveIation.'' Why should this tea gambling block? Thev must have . evwence to. believe, Detore they can offer. tho sprayer of faith. And if God gives Otherevidence besides the senses, where is - tho. objection ? True, there is a sense in which, this is a new revelation ; it is ma king '.known thing by his Spirit. But it U the very rerelalion which God has . promised to give. i It is just the one we .are to expect, l the Bible is true; that whep we know not what we ought to pray for, according ta the will of God, his Spir it helps our infirmities, and teaches us the verything toYprnyfor. Shall we deny the teaching of the Spirit? ;2.It is often askod. " Is it our duty to pray, the prayer of faith foithe salvatioa of all men ?" ' I answer. No,' for that is not a thing according to the will 0 God- It is directly contrary .tVhlsrevealed will. We. have noeridenCfitJiaialtwill ba wwj. We should fl brtif vfpntly to '!, -?r.d n all spiritual relitrion whiitcver. Some think they have it, when they have not, and are fanatics. But there are those who know what the prayer of faith is, just as there are those who know what spiritual experience is, though it may stumble cold hearted professors who know it not. Even ministers often lay themselves open to the rebuke which Christ gave to INicoaemus : 14 Art thou a master in Israel, and know cst not these things?" MISSIONARY From the Baptist Missionary Magazine , of January, 1836. JOURNAL OF MR. KINCAID. Thibet and China accessible thro' Burmaii. Feb. 3, 1835. Visited Meaday, a con siderable village six miles above Ummer apoora. This is a Chinese mart. Large caravans come in from the province of Yunnan during the cold season, and ex change their goods for the productions of this country. I had an opportunity of see ing the Chinese just as they are in their own country. Their dress is intended to shield them against cold, and in this they resemble the Shans, as well as in their general features, except that the Chinese are a size larger, and aTe inclined to be portly like the Germans. They are more negligent in their dress and filthy in their persons than the Burraans. The most prominent -trait in the expression of the countenance is dullness, combined with self-satisfaction. They have nothing: of that lofty, consequential air that marks so prominently the Burman character, and yet they appear to be equally proud and sclf-satisficd.' "I found many Chinese able to speak Burman, though no one that could speak fluently: As near as I could learn, their spoken language is entirely different from that spoken at Canton and the eastern provinces, though their written language is the same through the whole empire. I endeavored to ascertain what intercourse they, had with surrounding nations, partic tilarly Th jbet ; and I. found a considerable trade wascarrieoVon with Lassa, the capi tal of. the Thibetlans, but was not able to learn, any thing more. The" distance to some of the nearest towns in China is not, probably, more than 200 miles, as a cara van makes the journey in 20 days. Bomau, the most northern city of Bur rnah, is said to be but 2 or 3 day's journey from Ynnnan. It will be a day of triumph to the" church of God, when her sons shall be permitted to make their way up the Irrawaddy into Thibet and China, and there, proclaim the redemption of 'Christ. Prayerful depen dence On the promises of God, will no doubt . Re succeeded with permission to oe cupy'those hitherto inaccessible countries. As the door is now 1 open in Burmah for preaching and printing the word ot life, it is quite certain if we will only occupy Ava fauhfally a few years, we should be per- tmiued.to plant a branch, of the mission in i Bomau, and then we are on the borders of mna and 1 hibet. Let a press be put in operation m Ava, as the most effectual means of enlightening the minds,-and Se curing the confidence orgoverriment men, and at the same time let the Gospel be preached faithfully t0 all classes of people. Let one missionary, be placed in-Ava ot Ummarapoora, learning the Chinese lan guage, and also two .of our bestBurman assistants be directed to travel incessantly between Ava l and 1 Bomau .preaching the Gospel, and d'stributing-tracts. All this is practicable end vastly; desirable p and when Ve consider the end to be obtained, we ought to be willing to risk ease, and health, and even 1 ifer itself. These regions that have never been trodden by the roes ?ngers ri pvice, mirbt soon lift up their We have the pleasure of announcing to our readers thatthe Board are on the point ot realizing their long cherished hopes of introducing the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ among this numerous and benight ed people. Rev. Mr Brown, recently of the Mission, of Maulmein, has already been set apart to the work, and will enter upon it witn tne jeast possible delay. - it is expected, also, thatone of theprinters at Maulmein, with a printing press, will ac company him. The station, at which it is proposed to commence operations, is Sudiya, situated in the northeastern extremity of Assam, about 400 miles north of Ava, and " at the northernmost point of territory inhabited by the great Shan family.'' ' The attention of the Board has been specially directed to this point, in consequence of a letter ad dressed to Mr Trevelyan, of the Civil Service, Calcutta, by Captain F. Jenkins, Governor General's Agent and Commis sioner in Assam, resident at Gowahatti. The letter was written in reply to one from Mr Trevelyan, in which he had en closed a communication from the Corres ponding Secretary of the Board to Rev. i Win H. Pearce, of the English Baptist j Mission, Calcutta, and is dated Gowa- ! hatti, 10th March, 1635. j " The ground I would particularly wish i to bring to their notice, (Capt. J. says in 1 this letter,) is the north-eastern district of! Assam, occupied by two tribes of the gTeat Shan family, the Khamtis and the Sinjr phos. The dialects of these tribes differ very little from the Siamese and Burmese, and the characters in use are essentially the same: and, inconsequence of the su premacy of the Burmese being establish ed over the original provinces whence our Shans came, with the inhabitants of which they are in constant communica tion, the Burmese language is in a meas ure known to all these tribes." Capt. Jenkins proceeds to remark that the labors of our Missionaries in Burmah " would be, with very little difficulty made available lor the district round budiya, and here they (the missionaries from Burmah,) would labor under the protection of our government, and not be liable to those checks which the Rangoon Mission has constantly suffered from the jealousy and barbarity of the Ava government. The Shans, too, with whom the Mission at Sudiya would be brought in contact, are a much finer and more intelligent people than the Burmese, and ten times as nu merous. Their kindred races extend throughout the country whence arise all the mighty rivers from the Burhampooter to Kianguan (the river of Nankin ;) they occupy entirely the two frontier provinces of Ava Hookoom and Moongkoom ; they occupy all the east bank of the Irra or ascend from the Burman capital, as po litical feelings might render most judi cious, to Manipur, an interesting little State on the line between Sudiya and Ava, and thus . establish a central station to sup port the extremities of your line of opera tions. The nearest missionary station al ready occupied, is Gowahatti in Assam, further from Sudiya to the west than Ma nipur i to the south, and where the As samese only is spoken ; so that there is not the least danger of collision with any other body." Rangoon. We are happy to inform cur readers that the persecution at this station men tioned at the clp se of the preceding vol ume, had ceased in May last, the date of Mr Howard's last letter. The Mission had sustained, however, a new affliction in the death of Too-noo, one of the native assistants. Mr and Mrs Webb had re turned to Rangoon from Maulmein, whith er they had gone for the restoration of Mrs W's health. Under date May 24, Mr W. writes, i( I doubt w hether there has been any time when preaching and the distribution of the Word of God would tell to better advantage here than now. There is, it is true, a good deal of fear, but some will hear and read ; and it can no longer be done with indifference." pert, against ourselves and the only friends of freedom in the land ? The remonstrance which was presented to me, and which I have subscribed, contains a preamble expressing an opinion concerning J the course ol the Board, and resolutions in timating the course which we shall be con strained to take, if the offensive resolutions cf the Board be not rescinded. Will not our brethren in other counties aid us in the present effort to remove the great stumbling-block which the Society has thrown in its own way, ere the cause which was commenced With great difficulty sus tained with great exertion, cherished; in our best affections, the object of our prayers and hopes, shall be whelmed m irretrievable ru in? A. CASE. Cornwall, Jan. 1, 1836. For the Telegraph. FIRE IN NEW -YORK, ON THE 16th ULTIMO. " Sic transit gloria mundi." O, Earth I how illusive and vain is thy trust ! How quickly thy glories are laid in the dust ! i Columbia, thy queen, but a moment ago, Was rejoicing secure now is sabled in woe. Thy watchmen, proud city ! are waking in vain For the spark is ignited, and laid is the train ; And the angel of darkness, with hell on his brow, With his fire-match is lurking he's py to seize theskirt of Lady HnntingJon'g mantle to lift me up with her to heaven " CONGRESSIONAL. light ing it now. Cherokees. In a letter dated Valley Towns, Oct Mr Jones writes, "By Divine permission, we have had a series ol meetings at our sued, nvemiles from the Mission house : we commenced on Friday before the last Sabbath in Sep tember, and continued four days. The meetings were solemn and encouraging, though, from some temporary circumstan ces, the attention of the people was not equal to that which was apparent on the same occasion last year. Sunday was quite a pleasing day. . Two males and j three females told us of the mercies of God j to their souls. Their relation was ap l proved by the church, and they were bap tized in the presence of a great multitude j of solemn spectators." j COMMUNICATIONS. For the Telegraph. TRACT waddy ; they stretch down the Salwen to Tenasserim. Laos, and Siam, and Cochin China are their nroner countries: thev compose half the population of Yunnan, a I great proportion of that of Salwen, and stretch up into that district that has always baffled the Chinese, between Thibet, Tar tary and Lechuen ; whilst Assam is chief ly populated by the overflowings of this great people. The Cacharese are Shans ; and the governing race of Upper Assam for many centuries, the Ahoms are a tribe from the hignest eastern sources of the Irrawaddy, and until very lately they kept up a communication with their par ent stock. Here is an ample field. It is indeed boundless ; for it extends over all the north and west of China, (for such is the extent of communication that we com mand from Sudiya,) and it embraces some of the most fertile and most temperate countries on the face of the earth." Mr T. says : "From this point (Sudiya) an impres sion may be made upon Burmah, from an exactly opposite quarterfrom thatat which it has been heretofore entered by the mis sionary. The communication is open with Yunnan, the westernmost province of China, and it is the intention of the Indian government to send a mission there by this route, next cold season, for the pur pose of inquiry about the culture of the tea plant. On the other side, Bhutan, and THE BAPTIST GENERAL SOCIETY. Mr. Editor : Having been recently favored with an opportunity of giving my unworthy name to an instrument now in circulation in Addison County for the signatures of Baptist Minis ters, residing here, containing a remon strance against the course pursued by the Board of the Baptist General Tract Society, in passing certain offensive resolutions touch- j ing the" subject of slavery, permit me, through j the I elegraph, to call the attention of my brethren in the ministry, in other parts of the state, to this momentous subject. The great question now pending, is not so much whether two millions and a half of poor, miserable, down-trodden vassals in this iand of boasted liberty, shall be free, as it is 1 the death-struggle of freedom and despotism themselves whether southern slave-hold- ers shall crush beneath their iron tread, the i bodies aad spirits of northern freemen, I whether, at the stern mandate of southern task-masters, free-born white men shall cringe, like the beaten spaniel, at their feet, whether, at their menacing alarm, every freeman shall be gagged, every book contain ing a word against slavery be committed to the flames, every printing-press muzzled, and every minister of the gospel stand trem bling, waiting the beck of southern despots, to direct him where to step, and when, and j on what subjects to speak. j In all this, the native loathsomeness of i American slavery is daily discovering itself, i Feature after feature, limb after limb, and ! member after member of this atrocious sys- j stem, have been uncovered ; till, we bad thought that the monster now stood before j us, in all its offensive proportions, in its own j native, bloody, frightful portraiture. But, alas! we were deceived. We are now call-1 ed upon to contemplate another feature of j the monster. 1 his unholy system has not only controlled the American Colonization Society, to considerable extent the bar, hall, the press, the mob and the pulpit, but it has now struck for controlling the benevolent operations of the church aye, the church itself. Now. dear breihren, look at the fol lowing facts. If I am not entirely misinformed, the sub ject under consideration stands thus : A cer tain gentleman, while laboring at the south ! as an agent of the Baptist General Tract So- j ciety, became acquainted with certain gen- j tlemen who were thought not to be unfriend- j ly to the cause of abolition. The address of j these gentlemen, it appears, the agent gave j to the obnoxious American Anti-Slavery So- j ciety, so that the Society might not misdi- j red their efforts. For this enormous offence, 1 certain southern Baptists arose in their wrath ; and declared that, unless the Tract Society i would prohibit their agents from " intermed- i dling with that question,'1 the question of! slavery they would withdraw their support. No fault is found with the agent for nejrlect- I ing the business or interests of the Society ! no accusation brought against him for turn- ! ing aside from the duties of his agency, to agitate the subject ot slavery. They de mand that the Board chain the consciences and gag the mouths of all of its agents, against The miser, in secret, is viewing his gold The merchant is casting the amount he has sold The banker is counting his gain and his loss And the christian is musing and scanning the cross : And there is the wretch on his pallet ol straw, And the thief and assassin who curses the law ; And the children of pride and of fash on are there The rich, and the young, and the gay, and the fair: The assembly is gathered in jewels and j dress, i And beautv is blushiutr in her loveliuess, And bright eyes are piercing witn tneir laiai glance. And the youth are carousing in song and in dance. Nor dreaming of danger in pleasure's career, " On, on with the dance there is nothing to fear :" But, thy foe, in the midst of the play, does intrude, And compel thee to listen to his interlude. Hark ! hark ! there's a tumult that now greets the ear ! Thy fire-car is rolling with hook and with spear ; Thy fire-bells are sounding to spread the a- larm, And thy people are rushing the foe to dis arm. O ! the storm is careering 'tis awful and loud ! In letters of flame it is writ on the cloud ! Like the last angry tempest it fearfully low ers When the globe shall dissolve with its tem ples and towers ! Thy firemen are gathered the skillful and brave But vain is their skill and their prowess to save ; Unnerved is the arm of the strong and the bold, They are scorched with the heat with the cold. and stung Away with your engine 'tis powerless and vain Your fountains are fettered they are bound with a chain ; The flame and the frost are united thy foe They both have assailed thee, and fearful the blow. Your ladders and fire hooks what can thev avail ? Beware, lest the flames do their users as sail : The wise, and the fool, and the grave, and the gay, Are palsied with terror, and sunk in dismay. The wealth of the merchant ah ! where is it now? He was rolling in splendor, with pride on his brow But the red wave has rolled, and the dome and the spire, And the halls of his mansion are sheeted in fire! And beauty is fainting go succour the lair; Her tresses are flying dishevelled her hair : The beau, and the belle, and the stripling, and lass, For once have forgotten their toilet and glass. From Niler Register. IN SENATE December 21 Mr Ewing introduced a bill to settle the northern boundary of Ohio, and a se cond reading of it being moved Mr Morris offered the following Whereas it is provided in the sixth sec tion of the seventh article of the constitu tion of the state of Ohio as follows: That the limits and boundaries of this state te ascertained, it is declared that they are as hereafter mentioned, that is to say, on the east by the Pennsylvania line, and on the south by the Ohio river to the mouth of the Great Miami river, on the west by a line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami river aforesaid, on the north by the east and west line drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running east after intersecting the due north line aforesaid, from' the n t -m -m. r " i . moutn ol the Ureat Miami river until it shall intersect Lake Erie on the territorial line, and thence with the same through Lake Erie to the Pennsylvania line afore said : Providid always, and it is hereby fully understood and declared by the con vention, that if the southerly bound or ex treme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie, or if it should intersect said Lake Erie, east of the mouth of the Miami river of the Lake, then and in that case, with the assent ot the Congress of the United States, the northern boundary of Ohio state shall be established by and extend to a l ine running from the southerly extreme of Lake Mich igan to the most northerly cape of the Mi ami bay, after intersecting the due north line from the mouth of the Great Miami river aforesaid, thence north east to the territorial line, and by the saiJ territorial line tothe Pennsylvania line : And where as the statj of Ohio claims that the assent of the Congress of the United States rns been virtually and substantially given to the sixth section ol the seventh article ct the constitution as above set forth, and more especially to the latter clause there of; describing her northern boundary as contained in the proviso to said section, by admitting her senators and representatives to their seats in Congress, and more fully by the act of Congress as declared Febru ary 19, 1803, entitled an act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the Uni ted States within the state of Ohio, in the preamble to which act it is declared, that the state of Ohio has become one of the United States of America ; whereby as a matter of right the said state has acquired and can rightiuliy exercise jurisdiction on her northern border to the iine as describ ed in the latter clause of the proviso con tained in the sixth section of the seventh ar ticle of her constitution ; but as doubts haye arisen whether the act of Congress of the 11th of January, 1S05, entitled an act to divide the Indiana territory into two sepa rate governments, does not contravene the rightful jurisdiction of Ohio to the line as described in the article of her constitution as above stated : In order, therefore, that doubts may no longer exist on this sub ject Resolved, by the Senate, and House cf Representatives of the United States u, Congress assembled. That the assert of the Congress of the United States is here by fully declared and given to the latter clause of the sixth section of the seventh article of the constitution of the state of Ohio, which is in the following words: to wit : " The northern boundary of this state shall be established by and extend to a direct line running from the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Miami bay, after in tersecting the due north line from the mouth of the Great Miami aforesaid thence northeast to the territorial line, and by said territorial line to the Pennsylvania illusive and vain is thy "O, Earth! how fniet t" "How quickly thy glories are laid in the dust ! Go, thou grand deceiver '.accomplish thy round : Thou art destined to flame when the trum pet shall sound. Thibet, and more countries and neonle 1 one of the most flagitious and heaven-daring than we have any accurate knowledge of j sms that ever Pollut?d the church and the at present, are open to the messengers of ' W0Tr- , . ' ul r1 1 . iot..i,r ,u qu 1 1 Immediately upon this angry threat, the the Gospel; and, lastly, he Shan lan- , Soci ety quailbe$bw lhe mi git of southern giiage, which is near akm tothe Burmese ! despotJsm ; and forthwith the- Executive and Siamese, and belongs to the Chinese j Board issues a censorship in the form of res- iamiiy, rurnisnes a reaqy means of inter- olutxons lorbiddmg their agents to interfere course with perhaps a; greater number of people than any other language in the world, except Chinese itself." . The following is the language of Mr P'earce It. appears evident that an effectual door is opened for the establishment of a branch of your mission 0 the northeast of Assam. l must confess I shall feel truly happy if youfeel Inclined to enter it. ; Its geographical "situation with Telation to voiir Mission seems to render .it particu larly desirabje. Sudiva, the place refer, red to, is Tathrr less to the north of Ava " with the agitating question of slavery," &. requiring of them "a pledge that they will, in no way intermeddle with that question Now I ask, beloved brethren, if; in this connexion, and under these circumstances, it is not your sense, that the Baptist General Tract Society has identified herself with the unholy sy stem of American slavery dishon- Ah! trust not, ye mortals, in treasure that's here It will break like a reed, and 'twill pierce like a spear ; There's nothirjg enduring on this earthly sod The only sheet-anchor is trusting in God. There is a fair city the flame will endure God is its maker its foundation is sure ; 'Tis deathless in glory, and fadeless in bloom Immortal! come cnier for still there h room. . AMOS. Hampton, A". Y. Jan. 1836." THE SCOFFER REPROVED. Lady Huntingdon's heart was truly en gaged to God. She laid herself out to do I good. The poor around her were the ob jects of her attention. She visited them in sickness, as well as relieved their neces sities, prayed with and for them. The' late Prince of Wales one dnxr. at fnnw fl;ed,feeLlf' a?d PoliutedheTgannentswith asked a lady of fashion, where my lad v blood? What should we think of the Society. Huntingdon was, that she seldom visited if it had passed such resolutions respecting Sabbalh-breaicmg, intemperance, prolanity, theft, piracy and inurdei ? And can we aid in sustaining an institution whkh turns the whole power which it gain from ur f up- the circle. The lady renlied. with a"sner ' I suppose, praying with her bes-ffars." The Prince shook his - head, and said. I America "When Tom dying I think T shall b hap- ' the collector of th. line. And it is further resolved, That any state or states that may be formed of the territory of the United States, lying east of the Mississippi river, which Congress mav hereafter deem proper to admit into the union, shall be bounded on the south bv the states of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, &s the law may require. After sundry other resolutions had beer, disposed of Mr Calhoun moved that so much of the president's message as refers to the trans mission of incendiary publications by mail, be referred to a special committee. On this motion some debate took place, in which the affirmative of the proposition was sustained by Mr Preston, Mr Mar. gum, Mr Clayton, Mr Goldsborough, Mr Leigh, Mr Ewing and Mr Davis, and th negative by Mr King, of Alabama, Mr Grundy, Mr feuchanan and Mr Brown. The motion of Mr Calhoun was carried in the affirmative ayes 23, On motion of Mr Calhoun, the com miUee was ordered to consist of five sena tors. The senate proceeded to ballot for the committee, when the following senators were elected : Mr Calhoun. Mr Ga. Mr Mangum, Mr Davis and Mr Linn. Adjourned, HOUSE Tuesday Dec. 22. Mr Cambreleng, by leave of the house, offered the following amended bill, for ibe relief of the sufferers by the fire in New York, stating that the committee, after consultation, had determined upon sonw alterations, which they thotrght would ren der it more acceptable to the house. ' The following is the bill as amended: A bill for the relief of the suferrrs by fit in the city of New York. Be it enacted by the Senate and Houst of Revresentatices of the. 'United States of in Congress assembled. J ha- (