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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
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.
Fremont's Books on
different Routes to, by
Land and Sea ...
Extent and Character of
Harbours on the Coast
Discoveries of Gold in . 638
Missionary Operations in 654
Sketch of his Early
his Earlier Literary
his Institutes ....
his Commentaries... 578
his Treatment of Bal.
his Agency in the
Death of Servetus...
his Merits as a Com-
his Disinterestedness. 592
Campbell, Thomas, Life and Let-
663 Caughey's Methodism in Earnest.. 346
its Territory, Population, and
Difficulty of Evangelizing -, 604
Faith, its Relation, in Point of Time,
Fellowship, Christian, its Nature and
Finley's " Memorials of Prison Life" 491
Finnish Race of Mankind, its Lo-
660 Foster's “ Objections to Calvinism” 149
Freedom of the Will, Arminian View
German Methodist Publications ... 501
486 covery of the California Mines .. 612
Hackett's Plutarch de Sera Numinis
Hawks' Egypt and its Monuments. 130
112 Hebrew Language, Authority of
Usage in ..
214 Hieroglyphics, Egyptian, Analysis
181 Howison's, (Lieut.,) Report on Ore-
134 Inquisition, its Influence on Spanish
77 Itinerancy, Methodist, in America,
its Early History ..
its Tendency to dis-
Missionary Operations in the Feejee
in China ... 598
in California 654
Mississippi Valley, its Geological
Mongolian Race, Nations included
Morell's Philosophy of Religion re-
Warburton's Divine Lega-
151 Mounds of the Mississippi Valley.. 229
63 Negro Race of Men, its Character,
64 New-England, Religious Condition
... 64, 65
Introduction of Me-
80 Noel on Christian Baptism ... 156, 454
former and Disturber
Osgood's Studies in Christian Bio-
332 Oregon and California Mission Con-
569 Oregon, Sketch of its History, &c... 41
Parker's Exploration of ... 41
Howison's Report on
Indian Population of 43
Palmer's Description of ... 47
its Climate, Soil, &c.
286 Palmer's, Joel, Description of Ore-
69, 70, 74
178, 190, 191, 193 Plutarch, his Life, Character, and
his de Sera Numinis Vin-
Sketch of his Life
his Character as a Writer 19