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“The procession, which was of great length, sight to see the tears gushing from the eyes was formed at 10 A. M., and moved through of those who had been the pupils and friends Unter den Linden as far as Frederick-street, of Neander. Many were deeply moved, and and then the whole length of Frederick well might they join with ihe world in street as far as the Elizabeth-street Ceme. mourning for one who had done more than tery. For the whole distance, nearly two any one to keep pure the religion of Christ miles, the sides of the streets, and doors and here in Germany. windows of the houses, were filled with an “After the benediction was pronounced, immense concourse of people who had come every one present, according to the beauti. to look upon the solemn scene. The hearse ful custom here, went to ihe grave and was surrounded with students, some of them threw into it a handful of dirt, thus assisting from Halle, carrying lighted candles, and in at the burial. Slowly, and in scattered advance was borne the Bible and Greek

groups,

the crowd dispersed to their various Testament which had ever been used by homes." the deceased. “At the grave, a choir of young men sang

Our limits will not allow us to say more appropriate music, and a student from Halle at present: but we hope to give our readers made an affecting address. It was a solemn an extended estimate of Neander hereafter.

ART. X.-AMERICAN SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION.

We give place with pleasure to the follow. departments have ever been kept entirely ing letter from Mr. Packard, the respected distinct. Editor of the Publications of the American

“I will take occasion to say, that so far as

I know the feelings of our Board and SoSunday-School Union. The letter was not written for publication : but, as it sets forth they are entirely friendly. We have always

ciety toward your institution and its objects, the points which Mr. Packard desires us to supposed that some denominational organi. notice, with more clearness, perhaps, than zation would be requisite to supply wants we ourselves could do it, we deem it best to which denominations, as such, feel. If we insert the whole :

were fairly represented before the com

munity, I do not think the denominational “Dear Sir,,I have read with interest,

societies would lose anything, and I am and, I trust, not without profit, the article in

sure we should gain. the Methodist Quarterly Review for April, “Trusting in your Christian courtesy to entitled, “Sunday School Literature. i

set your readers right in the two points I hope you will excuse the suggestion of two have mentioned, and with the best wishes errors--one of impression and the other of

for your personal welfare and official pros. fact. By the phrase, Our Church, as a

perity, Church, has no share in the responsibilities

I am, very truly, yours, of the American Sunday School Union,-it

FRED. A. PACKARD." is implied that other churches have. Where. as, you are aware, (for we have often stated

We are requested also to advert to the it, at the request of members of your Church,) fact, that though“no church, as such, is rethat no church, as such, has, or ever had, any share in the responsibilities of the American presented in the Union, members of the Sunday School Union.

different evangelical denominations "The error of fact is still more important. united in its management, and three highly •The American Sunday-School Union, with respectable members of the Methodist Epis. whose prices ours are frequently compared, copal Church are on the Committee of Pubcalls annually upon its supporters for large lication ; namely, Messrs. J. B. Longacre, sums to carry forward its operations,' &c. The donations to our society are all expend.

William A. Budd, and Samuel Ashmead." ed in gratuitous labour or assistance to poor

As we have said, we make these state. schools. They are never used to carry ments with great pleasure. At the same forward the book operations of the society, time, they tend rather to confirm the position as the writer of the article evidently sup- of our article, that the Methodist Sundayposes, and as his remark clearly affirms.

School Union is better able to supply the We have never supposed ourselves at li. berty to use funds contributed for the bene.

wants of Methodist schools, and therefore rolent purposes of our society in the prose- more deserving of their support, than the cution of our business operations." The American Sunday School Union.

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A.

Page
Page Bártw, meaning of ....

404
Adams, John Quincy, Seward's Life Bethune's " Orations and Occasional
of..
197 Discourses,” noticed.

156
brief Sketch Biblical Literature, its Relation to
of his Career
198 Classical ...

10
-, his Opposition Blumenbach's Classification of the
to Slavery

201, 207
Races of Mankind.

533
his Death.. 209
his Character

C.
and Habits

210
Adams', Rev. Charles, " Minister of California, Notices of Bryant and
Christ for the Times," noticed... 473

Fremont's Books on

629
African (North) Races of Men-

different Routes to, by
their Position in Ethnology 563

Land and Sea ...

635, 650
Alwv, derivations of..

272

Extent and Character of
American Antiquities in the Missis-

the Country

633

Harbours on the Coast
sippi Valley

232
Contributions to Theology 87
of

634
Race of Men-Nations in.

Discoveries of Gold in . 638
cluded in it-its Localities, &c... 569

Missionary Operations in 654
Sunday-School Union- Call to the Ministry, Nature of. 60
its Relations to the Methodist E. Calvin, John, recent Lives of.. 343, 571
Church ..

287

Sketch of his Early
Ancient Enclosures and Mounds of

Life

574
the West..

his Earlier Literary

232
Anthon's Ancient and Mediæval

Labours

575
Geography

his Institutes ....
158

576
Apuleius, on Demons

221

his Commentaries... 578
Armenian Race of Mankind, its Po-

his Treatment of Bal.
sition, Numbers, &c.....
553

581
Arminian Theory of Conversion,

his Severity

583
false Representations of ..

89

his Agency in the
Art of Writing, Antiquity of.....

Death of Servetus...
134

587
Asbury, Bishop, and Jesse Lee ..63, 75

his Merits as a Com-
101

mentator.
Atonement, extent of the ...

590
his Preaching... 591

his Disinterestedness. 592
B.

Campbell, Thomas, Life and Let-
ters of

660
Bachman on the “Unity of the Hu- Candlish, Dr., his Character as a
480 Preacher

449
Baker's (Mrs. Sarah) Treatise on, Carlyle's Latter-Day Pamphlets 484, 666
“ Christian Effort"

663 Caughey's Methodism in Earnest.. 346
Ballads of Spain
308 Chalmers, Life of, noticed ..

333
Baptism, in the Name of the Tri. Chambers' Information for the Peo-
nity
399 ple

159
Noel's Treatise on, review- China, Duty of the Church toward. 592
ed...

454

its Territory, Population, and
Βαπτίζω, meaning of
399 Climate...

593

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China, its Openings for the Promul- Etymology, Uses of ...

359
gation of Christianity ... 597 Ewbank's “Hydraulics” noticed... 150

Difficulty of Evangelizing -, 604
Christianity, silence of Greek and
Roman Writers in regard to.. 33, 36

F.
Christian Union, existing Tenden-

Faith, its Relation, in Point of Time,
cies toward..

177
to Conversion

91
Cid, History of the Poem of 304
Classical Literature, its Relation to

Fellowship, Christian, its Nature and
Ends

527
Biblical ...

10
Findlay's Classical Atlas

159
Studies, (Sears, Edwards,
and Felton's Essays).

Finley's " Memorials of Prison Life" 491

157
Closing Scenes of Human Life,"

Finnish Race of Mankind, its Lo-
noticed

557
cality, &c.

660 Foster's “ Objections to Calvinism” 149
Coke, Dr. Thomas, his Character

Freedom of the Will, Arminian View
and Administration as a Bishop

of ....

91
of the Methodist Episcopal
Church...

74–76, 339
Coleman's Historical Geography of

G.
the Bible..

331
Collins, Rer. John, Life of.... 324 Geology and Scripture ...... 257, 516
Columbia River, Navigation of.... 42

German Methodist Publications ... 501
Conversion, Arminian View of.... 90 Germany, Present Religious Con-
-, preceded by Faith 91 dition of

671
Cosmogonies of various Nations... 278 Gold, Natural History of

640
Creation, Mosaic Account of...... 270 Probable Effects of the Dis-
Cuba and the Cubans....

486 covery of the California Mines .. 612
Cuvier's Classification of the Races Green, Rev. Ashbel, Life of...

169
of Mankind.....

534

H.
D.

Hackett's Plutarch de Sera Numinis
Day, meaning of the Word in the

Vindicta...

9
Old Testament...

257

Hawks' Egypt and its Monuments. 130
Dead, Condition of the

112 Hebrew Language, Authority of
Demoniacs of the New Testament . 213

Usage in ..

277
Devils, Existence of

214 Hieroglyphics, Egyptian, Analysis
Dixon's Tour in America

491
of ...

139
Dogmas, John Wesley's View of Hildreth's United States, reviewed. 411
their Value.....

181 Howison's, (Lieut.,) Report on Ore-

gon
Hudson's Bay Company

46
.E.
Education, Spirit of the Present

I.
Age

282
its Value, without Re- Iberian Race of Men, its Position
ligion....
284 and Numbers.

553
Labours of the Method. Iconographic Encyclopædia, Edited
ist Episcopal Church in extend. by Prof. S. F. Baird

155, 333
ing ..
286 Illyrian Race of Men.

534
Egypt and its Monuments, reviewed 130 Indian Tribes of America, their Pro-
-, Antiquity of the Art of Wri-

bable Fate..
ting in....

134 Inquisition, its Influence on Spanish
Hieroglyphical System of 139 Literature.

314
Episcopacy, Methodist, its Origin Inspiration, Mr. Morell's Views of,
and Character
74 examined

509
its Relations to the Irving's Mahomet, noticed.... 332, 489
General Conference

77 Itinerancy, Methodist, in America,
Ethnology, latest Results of 531

its Early History ..
Etruscan Stock of Mankind, its Lo-

its Tendency to dis-
cality, Numbers, &c.

555
courage Bigotry....

192

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J.

Missionary Operations in the Feejee
Islands

490
Jacobi, Prof. J. L., his Church His-

in China ... 598
tory noticed

344, 501
Letter from.... 671

in California 654
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, Religious Life

Mississippi Valley, its Geological

Formation
and Death of ..

233
664
Johnston's Natural Philosophy.... 334

Mongolian Race, Nations included
in it.

564
Montaigne's Works, new Edition of 156
L.

Morell's Philosophy of Religion re-
viewed...

349, 510
Lacepede's Classification of the Ra- Moses, his Education and Culture . 270
ces of Men.

536

Warburton's Divine Lega-
Lamartine's History of the French tion of, examined

614
Revolution.

151 Mounds of the Mississippi Valley.. 229
Lee, Rev. Jesse, Life and Times of. 58
his Conversion and

N.
Early Ministry

60
his First Journey
Neander, Death of.

676
with Bishop Asbury,

63 Negro Race of Men, its Character,
his Labours in New-
Locality, &c...

568
England

64 New-England, Religious Condition
his Opposition to of, at the Close of the last Cen-
the “ Council'

70

tury.
his Course in Re-

... 64, 65

Introduction of Me-
gard to the Episcopacy.
74 thodism into.

66
his Relations to Sla- Nitzsch's Christian Doctrine, Trans-
very
78 lation of

343
his Death..

80 Noel on Christian Baptism ... 156, 454
Lope de Vega, Sketch of his Life
and Writings

317
Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfal 107

0.
O'Kelly, James, as a Church Re-

former and Disturber
M.

70, 72

Osgood's Studies in Christian Bio-
M'Clelland on the Canon and Inter- graphy...

479
pretation of Scripture

332 Oregon and California Mission Con-
Malayan Race of Men, Nations in.

ference...

39
cluded in it.....

569 Oregon, Sketch of its History, &c... 41
Mandeville's Course of Reading 161

Parker's Exploration of ... 41
Manetho, Credibility of .......... 138

Howison's Report on

41
Mather, Cotton ..

420

Indian Population of 43
Methodism, its Early History in

Palmer's Description of ... 47
America.

62

its Climate, Soil, &c.
Introduced into New-
England by Jesse Lee

64

P.
-, its Work in diffusing
Intelligence

286 Palmer's, Joel, Description of Ore-
in Germany

501
gon

47
Methodist E. Church, its early Eco- Pascal's Provincial Letters, (M'-
nomy

69, 70, 74
Crie's Translation)

155
its Relations to Philip's Young Man's Closet Li-
Slavery

79
brary...

148
its Capacity to “Plants and Trees of Scripture"
Promote Union among Chris-

noticed

660
tians....

178, 190, 191, 193 Plutarch, his Life, Character, and
how far Sec-
Times

9
tarian..

194

his de Sera Numinis Vin-
its Relations to
dicta

11
the Sunday-School System ..... 286

Sketch of his Life

13
Missionary Operations in Oregon. 43, 54

his Character as a Writer 19

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