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H. S. Kirby and M. H. Con- Chapman, Jobo M. Hance, | Daniel Sisson, Mary Bills, R.

row; J. Binford and A. Wil.

Chag, Palmer

88 K. Palmer, Richard Maris,

762 Eliza H. Griffen, John Mullin,

Sarah Paxson

403

Allen Griffith, Elizabeib V. Stephen Woolston, Catharine

N

Shotwell, Chas. Speakman, H. Mattson, Eliza Barnes,

Sarah L. Gillingbam, Ann Eliza Sloan, Tbos. B. Long-

Near and far sighted

94 Say Budd

104 streth, Isaac Whiteley 441

Night and sleep

167 Rachel Berry, Mary Ann Lu- A. Hawkins, E. B. Bowber,
New discovery in electricity 174 kens, Chas. W. Swain, Fan- Joseph P. Koight, Lewis
New geological theory 175 ny Frost, Benajab Colvin, Walton, C. C. Gartley, M.
Notes of foreign travel from Chas. Granville Clendenon, D. Brown, Elizabetb Ship-
private correspondence 387,406, Isabel Mary Jones, Emma ley,

472

433, 486, 503, 565, 646, 694, 710, L. Peterson

122 Levinab H. Miller, Joseph

743, 759, 790, 806 | Wm. Stevenson Noble, Anna Paxson

489

Necessary rules of sleep 560 Bancroft, Samuel Yardley 136 Mary Cook, David Adams,

New books

649 | Pbebe V. Shotwell, Susan James Adams, Joseph Pax-

Non-attendance of week-day Lancaster, John Thorn, Jos. son, Sarah Penvock, Jesse

meetings

659 Gillingham, Anna Amelia Cutler, Wm. Weatherald,

No living member exempt from Fogg, Merchant Maulsby

154 H. M. Sutter, Jonathan

service

676 Elizabeth M. F. Hallock

170

Jones, M. A. Reeder, Jacob

New coal mine
711 Reuben R. Stiles, Jacob Moore, Stiles

505
Jos. Pilkinton, Sarah Car- Abigail Batten, T. A. Clen-

penter, Rebecca Aodrews, 185 denon, Wm. P. Pussey ,M.
0
Hannab Furness, Isaac Dud. 1 k. Paxson

520
ley, Alban Miller, Amy Mil. F. S. Pease, Tbos. Cox, Rest
Oiling the sea

141 ler, Nathan Cleaver, Joseph Wright, H. M. Shepherd,

Only a fly

173 Bassett, Margaret E. Bas- Alice Shepherd

537

Occupation for children

sett

200 Deborah Powell, Priscilla Rob.

Oxygen

223 Herophila Fawcett, Gideon erts, Michael H.Jenks, Lydia

One bour at Quaker Bridge 373 Davis, Joseph Shipley, Ann Hughes, Jane Hillborn 554

Our wade after lilies

388 P. Hall, Annie Lida Oid. R. S. Lamb, G Craft, J. T.

Origin of the floating icebergs ham, Levi W. Oldbam, Jos. Leys, S. T. Jabney, P. Da-

in the Atlantic

412 P. Laws, John M. Laws, vis, M. Bunting, B. Ferris,

On overcoming evil with good 609 Saml. Atkinson, Josepbine M. R. Paxson, S. Pax300 586

On silent worship

611 Chapman

217 E. C. Spackman

603

On Divine interpositions 725 Cassandra Nichols, Miriam E. Garrigues

617

Frost

248 Ann Gill, J. F. Holt, Ellen R.

OBITUARIES :-

Henry C. Bowron, David Strat. Brooks, Tbos. Yeamans 633

Wm. Ryan, Timothy Atkin-

ton, Mary Hallowell, Han- Jesse Wood, Ella May and
son, Matthew Ferris, Han- nab Hamer, Joseph Green, Anna Belle Nichols, James
nab Gifford, Calvin Cam-

Stanton Dorsey

281 Willson, Mary K. Henzey,

mack, Mary M. Price, Asa- Amos Underwood, Hannah B. Paulina Myers, Hallie K.

bel Haviland, Elisba Stuart, Thorne, Powell Griscom, Knight

649

Alice P. Todd, Rebe Mel- Emily Griscom, Abigail Eliza H. Crandell, Aaron Bel.

vina De Gour, Nathan Warner, Jonathan Picker. langee, Jonathan Shoe-

Wright, T. Burrows Tilton, ing, Albert G. Walton, Sa-

maker

665

Elizabeth Borton

101 rab C. Mather, Cbas. Matber, Robert Way, Mary Buoting,

Smith Borden, Thomas Lewis, Mary Wilson, Margaret R. Roland M. Peart, Mary

Rachel Brown, Edward Harned, Sarah Leedom 297 Gardner

697

Wrigbt, Cornelius Weeks, David C. Cook, Abraham Wil. Isaac Cleaver, D. Bowron, E.
Mary Batty, Martha Dickin-

son, Lucretia R. Grubb, Tomlinson, H. Cavender,
son, Mablon Betts, Henry Cornelia N. Webb, Thomas A. Griscom, S. Speakman,
Bartram, Jacob Parry, Ra- H. Leggett, John Smith 312 Mary Lukens, S. S. Pan-
chel H. Jones, Joshua L. Alice Hunter

329

coast, E. W. Knowles, Edith

Price

25 | Dr. Slater B. Stubbs, Eliza-

Shoemaker

712

Laura Wildman, Emily Lewis, beth E. Shute, Susan E. Mary Watson, H. Hopper 730

Samuel Lippincott, Joseph Kiudley, M. H. Powell, Ruth A. S. Kent, Rachel Cock, T.

E. Converse, Wm. Wright 41 Lacey, Jane Atkinson, R. H. Branson, Jacob Jackson,

Wm. Stabler, Aaron Rogers, H. Griffith, Ann J. Hallow- Carrie French, C. Smith,

Aaron Ivins, David H. Da-

ell

344 Stevenson Croasdale 745

vis, Abel Satterthwaite, Eliza A. Roberts, Elizabeth Mary D. Borden, Saml. Bunt-
Rachel Sharpless

57 Lukeos, Jobn Richards 360 ing, Chas. Hance, Hannah
Jonathan Rider, Jobn Evens, E. B. Pluminer, Thos. Jones, T. Robinson, Florence Cor.
. Chag. Palmer, Darling Con- B. W. Mitchell, Isaac Nich. lies, John Saunders, Jr.,
row Hancock, Benjamin A. olson, John Burton, M. D., 377 Martha Thomas, Robt. A.

Shoemaker, Eliza Thomas 73 M. T. West, Emma L. Ire- Govet:, Mary Lukens, Sam.

Freddie W. Furpas, Walter dell, Emily Tomlinson, H. uel Parry, James Mott 762

L. Barigbt, Samuel Frank- S. Taylor, Jonathan Gore, Joel H. Middleton, S. S. Ev.

lin Barigbt, Davis Smith, Lois K. Pope, Mary Wilson, ans, Tbos. Sony, S.V. Frost,

Sr., Sarah B. Middleton, Sarah Larkin, C. Carroll Jobn Hudson, S. Carmalt,

Oliver H. Wilson, Mary H. Lippincott

395 M. Carpenter, Jobo E. Ken.

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derdine, D. R. Pratt, S. Cherry tree in bloom. Ideal Review of the life of F. W.
Yerkes, K. Duell, S. Bur-

is tbe real

203 Robertson 65, 81, 97, 113, 129,
ling, M. Rushmore, S. B.
Trust in God. For the chil-

146, 161, 177, 193, 209, 225, 257,
Ogden
778 dren

221

273, 289, 306, 417, 481
R. P. Jessop, Chas. Cadwalla- Salome's prayer., Mysteries 235 Rural life in Greece

76
der, L. S. Regester, B. W The name in the sand. The Report of Baltimore schools
Knight
792 cruise that faileth not 251 for colored people

202
Mary Carpenter, Susan Bills, Progression

268 Replanting of forests

285
Abigail Goodwin
809 Submission. Treasure in Registration of letters

301
Mary S. Pyle, Sarab T. Zell,

Heaven
263 Religious teaching

321
ASA T. John, Lilla Mary

Dandelion. Freedom iu Bra- Review of Janney's History of
Bassett, Jos. D. Williams,

zil
300 Friends

378
Ano Williams, C. Kaighn,
Tell not tby grief. My creed 316 Religious progress

401
Joseph Marot, E. J. Yardley 826 Skylark. Thanksgiving for Rejoice alway

439
harvest
333 Religion and health

490
How the Rbinegrave evil en- Relations with servants 501
Р

treated the stranger, and Recent African discoveries 558
what followed

347 Report of the Indian Commit-
Parent and child
22 | The child's flower lesson 363

tee

595
Pbiladelphia in 1685
38 The river path

380 Remarks on the death of Mary
Putting off the old man 78 | Arrival of the Primrose

397 K. Henzey

663
Penosylvania Hospital for In. The upright soul. Coming Remarks on the Yearly Meet.
sane
103 pleasure
411 ing

746
Prof. Agassiz on the monkeys,

Mysteries of nature

427 Review of an article entitled,
&c.

125, 140 Song of the angels. Nobody's " The influence of forests on
Peculiarities of foreign travel 158

child
444 climate"

780
Pure air to worsbip
246 Thoughts in a Friends Mu'ng 460 Relation of tbe sexes

807
Power of a Christian life 283 The barefoot boy

476 Remarks on the war system 829
Presbyterian separations

He giveth His beloved sleep.

The song of the sower 491

337, 353, 369
Power.loom and hand-work A dying wise to ber husband 508

S
fabrics
352 Eveniog hymn

524
Peace principles
467 | The pure in beart

540 Selections from writings of
Prairie Grove Quarterly Meet- In memory of T. H. L. who

John Barclay 1, 17, 33, 49, 66
ing of Friends
500 departed this life 6th mo.

83, 99, 116, 132, 148, 163
Power of a Christian life 503 29th, 1867

558

Strength of will to do right 95
Power of a gentle rebuke
519 The beggar baby. Are the

Seek religion now
Proceedings of Baltimore

children at home

571
Suffrage for women

234
Yearly Meeting

589
569, 587 | Angels

Saving faith

247
Peons and Peningtons 641, 657, Chrysantheum (white) 607 Strength of the beetle 250

Treasure

620
673, 689, 705, 721, 737, 753,

Sympatby for the poor 251
769, 785 The song of the sea shells

637 såbbath question, the

293
Pocket money for farmers' Behold, ibe kingdom of God

“Situations wanted” (boys in
boys

735
is within you

651
offices)

315
Swarthmore College

323
Plea for youthful enthusiasm 751 Koocking at the door. The
Peter Still
795 kingdom come
671 Scene in Palestine

341
Personal and social religion 823 | The wind-swept barp. Dirge

Spirit talk

355
in memoriam

683
Spiritual experience

372
POETRY:-

Retrospection
700 Social life

375
God's thoughts

not
My father's at the belm 717 Selfishness of culture

403
thoughts. Broad cast thy

The rose of Jericho
732 Social emulation

403
seed
12 Resting in God

748

Spanisb hermits and nuns 415
The brooklet
29 Evening solace. Deeds, not

Singular sermon

419
The brother of mercy

44
words

766 Short arcount of Anne Rich-
Rest and peace in truth. Se
If we knew. The everlasting ardson

465
lected from writings of

memorial
780 Scriptuie illustrated

483
Alice B. Harens
59 The two brotbers; and what

Secret prayer

483
Glory to God in tbe high-

ecbo said to them
796 Swarthmore College

569
est, &c.

76
The meeting

813 Sirengib of moral affinities 643
Fisherman's wife. Judge
Ye did it upto Disap- Social readings

675
92 pointed
830 | Society of Friends

681
The child on the judgment

Stereoscopic pictures

701
seat
107

Summit of the Sierras 797.815,831
Morning prayer.

810

Sticking to your profession
123
Teacbiogs of nature. Confi.

150

our

me.

not, &c.

R
Dream of

Review of tbe weather 31, 160,
dence
139 221, 304, 368, 447, 510, 592, 639,

T
Friendship. The old and new 156

720, 784
The mission of the Society of Report of forwarding commit- The woodpecker's foresight

13
Friends
172 tee
31 'The Atlantic telegraph

14
The grave of Moses

189| Rural miscellany

Summer

The press

To the members of the So-. Thoughts by Sarah Hunt 482 | The last of the old British
ciety of Friends
41 The charity that covereih 484

831

Parliament
The treatment of scholars 57 Two epitaphs

495
The revelations of science 79 Tbe Indian question

508

V
The poir man's bed
118 Tbe scbool of Christ

613
The writings of Richard Cob- The cricket

521 Visit to a galt mine

607
den

135 Thomas Ellwood 532, 549, 563 Voice from Southampton 697
True bappiness

151 The lady who does her work 535 Value of petroleum to man-
The Indian
154 The management of iron and

kind

703
The poor shall have a sbare 156 steel

539
The Christian law of recrea-

The Hague, Holland

540
tion
165 The horse, his memory,

&c. 543

W
The use of Sunday
179 True Coristian life

551
The wonders of seed
183 The four seasons
572 Woman

75
The Rosine association
201 The ocean boitom

574 Wbat was thought of rail.
229 Truth
579 roads 56 years ago

143
The world compared to an inn 284 The Friends of Baltimore on Why not say this

223
The still beauty of nature

294
Iodian concerns

580 | What working men may be.
True inspiration
311 The four seasons
590

341
The power of kinduess 348 Teachers' Institute 621, 638 Was it chance

342
Timely suggestions on insect The baby's lesson

623 Women's Medical College of
life
364 Tbomas a Kempis

692, 708
Pennsylvania

462
The spider's web
365 The bird of two songs 702 Women as physicians

497
The open polar sea

366, 381 The freedman of Missouri 741 Words for Intelligencer 551
The lodiaps
377, 425 The little brown bird

752 Word to mothers

599
To Friends in the ministry 386 The goodness of ihe seasona- Watcb main-springs and hair.
The path of safety
408 ble word
727 springs

603
The influence of steam 411 The new polar continent: 733 Wedding presents

637
The recent rains

413 Thoughts on silen. worsbip 756
The fusion of religious ideas 423 The Society of Friends

763
The value of good men
430 Tohmas Ellwood in prison 801,

Y
The ant lion
431

817
The Taylors of Angor

433 The proper use of time and Ye are the temple of the liv-
The root family
447 talents

804

ing God
The Society of Friends 453, 515 The right prayer

805 Yearly meeting appointments 805
567, 629, 827

come

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"TAKE FAST HOLD OF INSTRUCTION; LET HER NOT GO; KEEP HER; FOR SAR IS THY LIFE."

VOL. XXIV.

PHILADELPHIA, THIRD MONTI 9, 1867.

No. 1.

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EDITED AND PUBLISHED BY AN ASSOCIATION

CONTENTS.
OF FRIENDS.
Selections from the Writings of John Barclay.

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SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF JOHN heart, with clearness also of spiritual sense
BARCLAY.

and with might in the inner man. The Lord
(Continued from page 819, vol. 23.)

direct my way and prosper it, for He knows [Io the Eighth Month, 1826, he informed that in integrity I have sought His will only

to do it. bis Monthly Meeting (Alton) of a religious con

URY NEAR STONEHAVEN, Ninth Month.
cern to visit the meetings of Friends in

Our meetings (the General Meeting,) bave
Scotland; also some other meetings in his way been pretty large, and much favored with the
thither and in returning: a certificate was manifestation of the ancient arm of power;
granted, and he left home on the 19th of that
month, taking the meetings of Newcastle and so that in the strength thereof a remnant could

say,
Edioburgh in his way; he then proceeded to to another, and declare thy glorious name and

one generation shall praise thy works
Aberdeen, and there attended the half year's goodness.” I had, on First day morning, my
meeting. The following are extracts from his time of silent admiration at this, which is the

I letters written during this journey.]

Lord's doing; but in the afternoon meeting, 25th of Eighth Month, 1826.-[From which was very largely attended by strangers, Edinburgh he writes :]–How poor do II was led to stand up and open that great feel, and get an engagement of heart in mystery, but to us most true ordinance, of this line of duty-how humbling is it! What waiting on the Lord, with the excellent benebut the power of Truth, livingly and fresh fits to be derived from tbis practice in respect communicated, can preserve, much more enable to spiritual attainments. The people were very to do any thing to the glory of God. 01 Iquiet and attentive, though still flocking in. feel my owo childish growth, as well as that there were many Friends in the ministry who isability we all share as men and creatures; confirmed these things, and further set forth and I long that the Lord would be pleased to the Christian life and doctrine. Second day, , endue me with more skill and capacity to ad- the General Meeting was held, when the Lord Focate His cause, as well as with simplicity to was pleased to appear amongst us to our great lay aside every weight, and keep clear of every refreshment: much instrumental labor was besoare. Do often thiok of me for my good, stowed, especially on the unfaithful, who were and help me with thy most earnest fervent de- warned in a solemn manoer again and again. sires to the fountain thereuf, that I may be On Fifth day, I was at the Aberdeen meet-. thoroag hly furnished for every needful time,

-ing, in which I had under a sweet feeling to endued with wisdom and an understanding encourage the little flock to hold on their way..

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O! how preciously did the Lord work that Burnyeat, John Banks, James Dickinson, and day; I shall pot easily forget it.

others lived. At this meeting at Pardshaw This place (Ury) has for some years been the Lord was pleased this day to manifest bis surprisingly improved, especially of late, the name, and glorify it, which is as ointment walks and woods planted by the father of the poured forth: 0! he worked marvellously, present proprietor, are beautiful; a bold rush- giving His blessing and presence amongst us, ing stream winds not far from the bouse, who were a large company; so that the flow of through a bed of rocks; and the inequality of exhortation was as a mighty stream. I felt tbe the ground is pleasing indeed. It is a sweet Lord to be very near, and my poor spirit was spot. The proprietor, Robert Barclay, received greatly refreshed; and my soul somewhat filled me very kindly, and welcomed me. I am made with their company: but I find Jay by day, very comfortable here, but must get through that former things must be left, and not rested my business and be gone : accordingly I have in, that the mind day be free and unshackled this morning examined the library throughout, ; against the next service. and found already several interesting things;

To E. H. but the correspondence is what I want, and

EDINBURGH, 14th of Ninth Month, 1826. hope to see.

My Beloved Friend,-On the receipt of thy On Second day I completed my business account respecting our endeared companion, here to iny satisfaction, having brought with who is gone befure to his rest and reward, my me what was valuable.

heart was wonderfully helped to a degree of 16th, 4th day.-- Was at Dunfermline, where acquiescence in the blessed purposes of Divine a little solid company sit together: none of wisdom and goodness, so that though few, them are yet acknowledged members. The

very
few are

nearer to me than he among Lord was good to us, in bowing our hearts to the flock of the faithful in Christ Jesus, I gether low before him, and I trust it was a could not hold him on this side the grave; but favored time; pretty much counsel was handed. seemed entirely prepared and resigned to lose I thought there was evidently to be felt a good him, as to the outward; well kuowing our ouework upon some, and I trust it will stand, even ness was not to be destroyed by death, Ah! in the face of a crooked and perverse genera- dear when we can look with anointed tion of professors of the Christian pame, among eyes on these things, and are permitted to euter whom, living, powerful, operative religion is into the purposes and will of our heavenly much wanted. On Fifth day, I attended the Father, whose ways are higher than ours, who meeting at Edinburgh in course; I took my doeth all things well, oor any thing in vain,seat, bardly knowing any besides the family in what a favor, what a mercy is it, that the meswhich I was received; but the Lord gave me saye is given to the quickeued soul, “ Time to to labor abundantly, for their arising out of their thee bere is no longer,"_" Come up hither.” present low state: I rose early in the meeting, 10! what a release, what a dismissal, what an going into things very particularly, laying be- enlargement to the poor tribulated spirit, laborfore them the causes of weakness, under which ing amidst temptations and tbe assaults of the I apprehended they labored; with much more prince of darkness, yea, amidst many infirmirespecting the only sure foundation and resting ties, afilictions and doubtings : but how unutterplace, and what a building on this would make ably awful is the voice of warning conveyed in them: The Lord was near to help, -blessed be this dispensation to others, among whom that bis Name !

dear servant bas gone testifying in bis life-time At Carlisle I attended the meetings on First of the powers of the world to come, and of day; wherein the great heavenly Shepherd's the terms on which alope the gates of heaven crook was extended, and his care was over us. are opened. Surely, my soul said, on first 0! wonderful is the help handed to me, to do hearing of his illness, this was a seal to his whatsoever I find to do. Many hearts were I testimony, and a crown to his labors of love, trust humbled that day; for the Lord was which the Lord hath set; and let' his will be surely among us. I met with some young plants, done. And now how is such a circumstance and made a call on a precious family, and my calculated to bind us who remain, one unto heart was refreshed in the hope that they are another, and above all, to the great Head of bowing under the yoke of Christ. I sometimes the church,—to stimulate us to an earnest heed feel a temporary disadvantage in my youthful to the things that make for such peace as our appearance, until my Master makes way for me beloved Edmund [Janson] had, and is centred in the hearts of my friends. I went to the in;—for here is a fresh and indisputable eviMonthly Meeting held at Pardshaw, a country dence, that these things are faithful and meeting mentioned in George Fox's Journal as true,"'--that “the Lord is at hand,” and Pardshaw Cragg:' here, as I went, my friends watches over us for good,—that " verily there

Ι pointed out the rock, where he preached among is a reward for the righteous,"—that “in due the mountains: they also showed where John season even we shall reap, if we faint not.”

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