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Th: Edg-Ji'l'i Baptist Association,
To Sis.'jr Cirrc<tpun(l:ng Assouiatiuns,
Sc.nictft Christian Solution,
Tlri.iivi.Mi tin i: i iiuev:?A subject of J
very grave importance now forces itsell
upon the attention of Southern Baptists,
firman.ling the full exercise of that wisiloin,
which coinrth from above, and
which is profitable to direct. We refer:
to the course, that a Body of Baptists at |
the IV -rib, with whom we have been long'
associated in the general efforts of bene- j
voluiicc, have rectntly taken. It is known I
to you, brethren, that an Ami Slavery!
Convention was held in New York in,
April last, styled "The American Bap-1
tist Anti-Slavery Convention," from which j
an Addiess to Southern Baptists was is
surd, signed by the Kev. li. trajn?nn, mu i.
President of t!ie meeting, who is one of'1
the Vice Presidents of the Baptist Board!1
f Foreign Mission, in which Address, <
we, at the South, arc warned of the hcin- ]
ous guilt of holding slaves, and urging
o purge ourselves of it, by emaucipa- <
ting them' If, however, we do not take ?
the warning, and continue to hold our <
elav?8, we are informed by the Conven- <
lion, that our people shall be excluded I j
from their communion tables, and our' i
Ministers from their pulpits. It is to be i t
presumed, that, what our Bibles have not f
tauirht us to do, the threats of our brc-,1
w
ihrcn at the North will assuredly fail to ! c
accomplish, and therefore, the exclusion r
will follow as a matter of course. a
If there existed no general concert of j
action between these brethren and us, this t
high handed measure would be painful, s
mortifying, deeply distressing. But, when t
it is known that, for more than twenty s
years, the Northren and Southren Baptists d
have been united in the grand Missiona- r
ry enterprise, and that God's blessing (]
has been most manifestly shed down upon f
our united efforts, such a measure is op- t
falling, and most sincerely to be deplored. \
What the result will be as to farther con- j c
ncxion between the Northern and South- L
em Baptists generally, in the grand j.
schemes of Missionary, Bible, and Tract a
efforts fs known to Him only, who "sees c
ihecnd from the beginning." s
Some Churches of our Denomination in a
Alabama have already declared, that an n
insuperable barrier is raised, by the course ' ^
above mentioned, to their farther co-ope- 'a
ration in the Foreign Missionary Depart-! c
fi>ent, with their Northren brethren, and j c
bavo advised all their brethren at the South j v
to seek a different channel for the trans- j(
mission of their benevolent contributions ! p
to the heathen. If this course shall be ; ^
generally adopted, we arc at once a dissevred
people. But before this shall be L
adopted, let us poudcr well upon its pro-1 s
priety. ! j,
It is true, that the President of the Anti-; j
Slavery Convention and signer of the ] {
Address, is one of the Vice Presidents, of! j
the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, f
but he acted in his individual character, (|
and not as the Representative or exponent y
of the Board of Missions or Convention.
e
Now as the Baptist General Missionary {
Convention will assemble at Baltimore j ^
next April, would it not be more prudent; r.
and more in accordance with the spirit of j '
the Gospel, to wait until that Body shall j ^
assemble, and know whether it will sus-;.
tain the views and principles of tlic Ad- j dress
or not? If that Body shall disavow L
those principles and views, though an in-11
dividual officer maintain them, why should ,
we separate, ami seek a new channel for t
our contributions to the heathens? If they ,
shall sustain them, our course of action ,
will be clear and unavoidable. We must f
separate, and form a new Missionary
Body.
Permit us, then, brethren respectfully (
to suggest, that no action be had on this
subject before April next: that the Southern
Delegation to the missionary Conven- .
lion be then full, and that they lake such
steps, as they may deem proper for ob
taining an expression of ihe sentiments of
that Body on litis matter, and on their return,
inform theirconstitucnts of lite result,
that they may then act, as the nature of
the case shall require.
The representation of our churches has
been full. But the greater part of them}
complain of coldness and sterility. Our!
deliberations harmonious, the preaching j
good, and the weather most favorable.
We remain, respectfully yours in Gospel j
Bonds.
From the English B iptUt Missionary Magazine. |
RELIGIOUS CONDITION OF IRELAND.
The religious state of the Roman po-;
pulutiort of Ireland in its loading features,1
may sill] be described as u semper cadcm,"
wilh but slight modilications. There is
the same debasing subjection to human
authority, the same pervading ignorance
of holy scripture, the same hostility to
those who are without their own pale, the
same prominence ant! encouragement given
to tenets and ceremonies which are
destructive to the simplicity that is in
Christ, and pernicious to the best interests
of roan.
The character of the hierarchy may be
considered as descriptive of that of the
priesthood in general, where you have
all the intermediate varieties between the
mildness of Murray, and the haughty arrogance
of John, Archbishop of Tuam,
but a most united determination to resist
nil encroachments on the only true church.
There is an increasing vigilance to prevent
the diffusion of the truth, and an increasing
assiduity to gain converts to
Rome.
The late extraordinary impulse, prolucing
abstinence from ardent spirits and
til other intoxicating liquors must not be
jvcrlooked. To assign this reformation,
embracing hundreds of thousands, to any
mlrltnnl r?r nrpn moral nriiteinle. seems
I I
mpossiblu. Masses of mankind are not
lius suddenly aft'ecied; the extension of
irinciplc is generally slow and steady,
t appears to be produced by a variety of
concurrent causes; a6, the enormous uiaglilude
of the preceding evil, indicting
ccnmulaling miseries on the whole peo>!e;
the spread of information amongst
Item by the establishment of temperance
ocictics; the persevering efforts of a porion
of the priesthood to restrain the detructive
\ice; and, above all, the inci[ental
association of superstitious ideas
especling the benefits attending the benedictions
of the estimable individual who
or some time conducted and promoted
his decisive measure.
It may be premature to express a conlusivc
opinion respecting the pcrmalenec
of this mighty change when thus
iroduced, or the results which shall hcie
Iter arise; for the present it demands
iur fervent gratitude, that intemperance
hould have received so powerful a check,
nd hope may be encouraged that the belefits
derived from the suspension of debasing
indulg-ence will be so strongly felt,
s to induce a continuance in this good
ausc. There is no apparent evidence to
onnect any political design whatever
vith this pleasing alteration, which, should
t continue, may "prove nil important atixiiary
to the extension of evangelical
.nowlcdg".
The established church of Ireland inludes
the next great portion nf profesing
Christians; and great as the change
as been in the Episcopal Church in Engand,
it is exceeded by tbal which has
aken place in this country. Instead uf
amentublc ignorance of leading thcologial
truths, and great indifference in the
ischarge of their clerical functions, the
Jinisters of this community have become
nlightcncd, active and laborious; adoping
without scruple, wherever practicade,
the forms and measures previously
icculiar to Dissenters, engaging in Misions
to instruct and stimulate their own
cople, and to diffuse the light and the
ruth of the Gospel. The candidates lor
he Ministry arc immeasurably superior
o those of former and not distant limes,
nit they are incumbered and weakened by
nillcnarian speculations, and counteraced
by the idea of apostolical succession,
rreparing the way lor the insidious progress
of the more than semipnpish tenets
>f the Oxford theology.
One distinct leading feature is the growng
alienation of the evangelical clergy
rom their dissenting brethren. This may
)c attributed to the rev?ral and diffusion
)f high church doctrines, and to the collision
incidental to the strife of political
parties in England.
The Presbyterian body is tvell known
to comprise a number of Ministers and
churches in Arien and Socinian tenets,
with whom the orthodox portion was long
accustomed too closely to coalesce. A
seperation has taken place, which is becoming
more extensive and strongly marked;
Presbyterian Churches have been
raised in the south where none existed,
and separate inteicsts have been foimcd
in some towns where existing ones were
known to he decidedly heterodox; the
lone of piety has become more deep and
elevated, while corresponding zeal and
activity arc apparent.
These Churches whether orthodox or
otherwise, receive considerable support
from the state, by an annual ptirliamenta1
jry grant, entitled the Regium Donum
! a Hording facilities for extension and esta
blishment, of which the principles of tin
remaining sections of the church will no
allow them to participate.
The Weslevan Methodists are unhappi
ly divided into parties, having scarcel;
any other distinctive feature, than, in one
a rigid adherence to the communion-tabl
! and baptismal service of the establish^
i church, and, in the other, the proper ul
| lowancc of Christian liberty in these re
spects. They differ in nothing from th
'English portions, except in the incrcas
of self-denying labor, greater itincran
privations, more formidable obstacles I
encounter, and the greater, need ot th
exercises of faith and patience as the;
fultil their ministry. To them must b
assigned the enviable distinction of having
preserved numbers from conforming t<
the Romish faith, and of having been th'
honored instruments in the genuine con
version of many during a long period o
indolence on the part of a wealthy esla
blishmcut; they, too, arc preparing fn:
the mote vigorous prosecution of tliei
important work, encouraged and aidc<
by their centenary contributions.
The congregational Churches, as di
videtl into Independents and Baptists
next claim attention. Except in some o
the large cities and towns, as Dublin
Cork, Waterford, Sligo, lhcse are^cithei
wholly or partially under the fostering
care of the societies supported by then
respective denomination, with exclusive
reference to Ireland's welfare: ^for e
lengthened period they must be thus 01
similarly sustained.
Protestant dissent has every adverse
element to encounter; and it was not in
aptly observed by an English Minister,
at the close of a tour in this country. "Ii
must be the praise of our brethren thai
they labored and not fainted." Their labors
are essentially Missionary; and though
not associated with many of the dangers
and privations which attend missions to
the heathen, arc, it is conceived of a much
more depressing character. The heathen
appear more accessible; they have not the
suspicion ami the prejudice of the Irish
Roman Catholic, nor arc they surrounded
by the nameless petty jealousies and
hindrances which here encompass the dissenting
teacher, be his spirit as inofiensivc
and as candid as it may; like their
brethren, in distant lands, they labor, for
the most part, alone: to the interchange
of service, to the friendly converse thai
brightens aud sharpens, to associated
prayer nnd counsel, they ore coinpara'
live strangers, they have not the resources
ou which to fall back in time of need, tha
sustain, their English brethren.
l et, winic me commion 01 me majoruj
presents these claims on the sympathj
and prayers of their friends and brethren
in more favored circumstances, a compa
rison of the present with the past is suf
ticient to encourage in a course of patien
pcrsererancc. The expenditure, the toil
the privations, and the severe exercisn
of mind, which must accompany evangcli
cal labor in Ireland, have not been unpro
ductive: On many a benighted district ha
shone the light of life, it has penetrate!
the cabins of the peasantry; awakenei
the spirit of religious inquiry in the mind
which Popery appeared to have hermrti
cally sealed, conducted the tremblin]
soul to Christ as the only refuge, and iIIu
mined with peaceful rays the departinj
spirit as religion consummated its gloriou
work,"
Musical Instruments.
GCITAllS, in eases, plain and ornnme
la 1, of ditlereut sizes, Guitar Siring
wired and plain, Capo d'Astras, Screw
pins, &c. for Guitars, and Books of Ii
struction, by lvlcmm, Thorp &. Cliftoi
VIOLINS and Flageolets, Flutes, patei
1 keys, plain and German, small an
large Octaves.
Violin Strings, Bridges. Bows, cbonv ai
box wood pegs.
Instructions for the Violin, Clarionet, Flut
i Flute and Flageolet.
; Hunten's Instructions for Piano Forti
large and small size.
Carr's &, Challoncr's . do.
| Piano Forte Primer, Music Paper.
! Music for the Guitar and Piano.
Just received for sale bv
i r i?-v * vimi) vntixn
AJUljA/iiii/Uiv jl. v.
July 25.
For Kent.
THE store next door south of tlic sul
scriber's Drug Store.
JAMES K. M'KAIN.
LAW BLANKS
NEATLY PRINTED AND FOR SALE AH
THIS OFFICE.
Moffat's Life Pills.
e
THESE medicines are indebted for
their name to their manifest and sensible
action in purifying t c springs and chan
- ncls of life, ami enduing them with re
y newed tone and vigor, in many hundred
certified cases which have been made pub
' lie, and in almost every species of disease
e to which the human frame is liable, the
:1 happv effects of MOFFAT'S LIFE
I- PILLS AND PHENIX BITTERS havt
been gratefully and publicly acknowledg
ed by the persons benefitted, and whe
c were previously unacquainted with the
e beautifully philosophical principles upor
t which t' cy are compounded, and upor
r, i which they consequently act.
e The LIFE MEDlCliNES recommeni
hemselves in diseases of every descrip
^ ;ion. Their first operation is to looser
e rom the coots of the stomach and bowels,
pr .he various impurities and crudities con^
jtantly settling around them; and to remove
the hardened faxes which collect in
c the convolution of the small intestines,
" I Other medicines only parliully cleanse
f j these, and leave such collected masses be,
. hind as to produce habitual coslivenesswith
all its train of evils, or sudden diarrhoea,
with its imminent dangers. This
r, fact is well known to all regular anato1
mists, who examine the human bowels
after death : and hence the prejudice ol
these well informed men against qnnck
medicines, or medicines prepared and lie'
" nnlvlta t-?t? iifititrnnt hoeenno
: I niwvu hi inv I'uuiit iij av||i/iuiik
I ; The second effect of the Lilo Medici ties is
,; to cleanse tin- kidneys ami ihc bladder,
. and by tliis means, the liver and the lungs,
r the healthful action of which entirely tic'
pends upon the regularity of the urinary
organs. The blood, which takes its red
! color from the agency of the liver and the
i lungs before i! passes ii?t the heart, bc.
ing thus purified by lie , and nourished
by food coining from a clean stomach,
courses freely through the veins, renews
every part of the system, and triumphantly
mounts the bannerol health in the blooming
check. *
Moffat's Vegetable Life Medicines bare
been thoroughly tested, and pronounced
a sovereign remedy for Dyspepsia, Fla
| tulency, Palpitation of the Heart, Loss of
! Appetite, Heart-bum and Headache,
j Restlessness, 111 temper, Anxiety, Lani
gnor and Melancholy, Coslivencss, Diar1
j rhoea, Cholera, Fevers of all kinds, Rhui
matism, Gout, Dropsies of all kinds, Grui
vcl, Worms, Asthma und Consumption,
, Scurvy, Ulcers, Inveterate Sores, Scor.
hutic Eruptions and Bad Complexion,
1: Erunlive complaints, Sallow, Cloudy, and
' other disagreeable Complexions, Salt
I Itheum, Erysipelas, Common Colds and
, | Influenza, and various other complaints
| which alllict the humam frame In Fei
ver and Ague, particularly, the Life Medicines
have been most eminently success"
fill; so much so, that in the Fc?er and
" Ague Districts, Physicians almost unil
versally prescribe tin in.
I All that Mr. Moffat requires of his pa|
tients is to be particular in taking the
', Life Medicines strictly according to the
>' directions. It is not by a newspaper nol'
tier, or by any thing that he himself may
i say in their favor, that lie hopes to gain
credit. It is alone by the results of a fair
trial. For sale bv J. R. ALKAIN.
FOUKTH CLAUSE
. F an Ord.nance entitled an Ordinance
t to regulate the public market in the
Town of Camden.
' And be it further ordained by the an
5 Ihority aforesaid, That no person or per
- sons shall hawk about the streets, or offV]
. or expose for sale any of the articles o
provisons aforementioned, in any place
in the said Town, except in the marke
' * aforesaid, unless such articles shall hav<
I been previously exposed for sale in the
t said market, for the space of two hours
i nt the least; immediately before, and an)
I person or persons offi-nding against this
Uj clause, shall forfeit and pay the sum o
-,one pound for every such offence?to bt
g recovered by warrant under the hand ant
s teal of the intendant, to bring the offVn
der before him, the said Intendant; nm
Wardens, or any two Wardens, withnu
the Intcndaut; and if found guilty, judg
incut to be given, and execution to issui
by the Intendant and one Warden, or atn
n two of the Wardens, for the said pcnalr
8 and cosis to be levied by any one of tin
s Town Constables, to be recovered in lik<
l" manner, as is herein above provided for
' by clause iIimi ?! lie money to be nc.
II counted for, ?n.i ..i-; : in the stum
^ manner.
Resolved, That the 4th Clause of tlv
1 . Ordinance, entitled and Ordinance, regu
| latiug the public market, in the town o
0 1 Canteen, be suspended until the 1st Janua
ry, 18-11.
J R, L. WILSON,
Tuicn Recorder
August 22. if
For Sale,
fa VALTJ ABLE Plantation situate on tli
oast side of the Watcree river an
! Graness' Quarter Creek, nine miles abov
J Camden, (generally known as the Lucr
^ i place,) containing about 1200 ncies, nboi
J 100 hundred of which is cleared, the lan
is of good quality and will be sold a bai
gain, as the owner (residing out of tli
State) is anxious to dispose of it. For it
formation and terms apply to
f C. J. SHANNON,
sept. 19 4v tf
AN Election for one member to repre- ;
sent (he Districts of Sumter. Kershaw,
Lancaster and Chesterfield, in thd ^ t
United States Congress, and one SenatoT j
and two Representatives to represent Kershaw
District in the Legislature of South
I Carolina, will be held at the following
places, on the second Monday and theged
after, in October next,?To be managed
j by the following persons;
i At Camden?William Carlisle, John
' Rosser, William J. Geralds
[ At Cureton's. Mill?John' Motley, $.
Bowen, S. S. Taylor.
; At Schrock1!} Mill?El. M'Coy, Roherf
Turner, Joseph Lockhart
( At Buffalo?T. MahafTy, R. Mosely,
James Pate.
At Lizcnby's? Finly M'Caskill, D. M''
Neal, George Cotwcll. * r i
At Goodwin's Store?Beni. Cook, Wrn?
j Kirkland, R. Williams. J
|j At Liberty Hill?James Snmmervnfe9
' i R. Cornelius, J..Brown.
I At Flat Rock?Joseph Kirkiand^Wm.
; ri.t.i,.. i i
JLIC ICJJC J , U# U, MJ U1J J (1 ?/
[ Managers to meet on Wednesday, at
j Camden, count over the votes and declare
'' the election.
j Resolved, That the Managers of Elections,
prior to their proceeding to theelec11
tions, do take the following oath or affirmation,
before some Magistrate, or one
1 of theManagcrs of Elections, to-wil: "That
, they will faithfully and impartially carry
into execution the foregoing elections,
agtecably to the Constitution of the Sialo
of South Carolina."
Resolved, That in future, no person
qualified to vote for members of each
branch of the Legislature, shall be permitted
to vote in more than one Election
District; or Parish; and the managers of
<1, M/Mt/rk I V? /"? Qtftf A ?, i> n' hnito.
vict 11 <' 11 o t bill uiigiivuk nib ciaivt ui v libit ?
by required and directed, if they think
proper, or on the application of any elector
present, to administer to any person
, or persons o'flering to vote, the following
I oath: 441, A. B., do solemnly swear, or
. affirm, (as the case may be,) that I have
j not,, at this general election for members
| of the Legislature, "oted in this or any A
I other District or Parish, and that I am
constitutionally qualified to vote, so help
; me God." And if any person or persons,
required as aforesaid to take said oath or
affirmation, shall refuse so to do, then the
managers, respectively, in their rcspcc- k
live Districts or Parishes, shall be, and
they arc hereby require^ and cnjoiiied to
refuse such vole or rotes; and in case the
managers shall refuse to require the oath 1
aforesaid, when demanded, they shall be
liable to all (he pains and penalties they
would be liable and subject to, for neglecting
any other duties required of them, as
Managers of Elections for either brunch
of tho Legislature.
Resolved, That the act alteringthc fourth
.i. _ n ?c ?
arcuun hi me v/ousiliuiiuu ?M mr ctuu?
of South Carolina, be herewith published,
lo-wit:?"Every free while mail, of the
age 01 twenty-one years, (paupers and
; non-commissioned officers, and privates,
of the army of the United Slates, excepted,)
being a citizen of this State, and
having resided therein two years, previous
to the day of election, and who has a frce,
hold of fifty acres of land or a town lot, of
; which he has been legally seized and posj
sessed, at least six months before such
election; or, not having any such freehold
, or town lot, hath been resident in the Election
District in which he offers to give his
vole, before the election, six months; he
, shall have a right to vole for a member
, or members, to serve in either branch of
the Legislature, for the Election District
in which he holds such property or resi.
deuce.
r Resolved, That the two years residence
C required by the Constitution in n voter,
> arc the two immediately previous to the
[ election; but if any person lias bis home
, in the State, lie does not lose the right of
^ residence by temporary absence, with the
intention of returning; and if he has his
, home in the Election District, his right to
j vote is not impaired by a temporary abf
sence, with the intention of returning;
; but if one has his home and family in
I another State, the presence of such per
. son, although continued for two years,
j give no rioln to vote,
t Resolved, That the IIousc do agree to
the report. Ordered, that it be sent to
, the Senate for concurrence.
. By order,
T. W. GLOVER, C. II. If.
ej In the Senate, Dec. 20, IbS'X
B | Resolved, That the Senate do concur in
! the report. Ordered, that it he returned!
' | to the House of Representative.
l\ \VM. E. MARTIN. C, S.
. t tii)K\ xonrs-iL.
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Publisher of the Laics of the Union.
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cents iu six months; or four dollars at the expiration
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mcnts, or tlioy will be published until ordered to be.
i .lionntirmoH nrwl efcnrrrrd nccordimrlv. One dollar
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