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titd ' tlons . of man , but on the true doctrine of Chii&t and his apostles . To I now this , let Jiim examine himself by this test . Am i under the dominion of any map or set of men in my religious * v or « hi | j ? Have he or they drawn up any articles of faith , and do they £ re-? unK to say , that every man must be-
0 ¦*^—¦¦^^¦¦••^ P **^ ^*^* Rev . jF . G . Lecun , ~ -Re'v . jf . Newton , &c .
October i 6 ? at Kingston , Jamaica , the Rev . FRANCOIS G . XECUN , Pastor of the Roman Catholic Chapel , and the Apostolic Prefect of the Pope for the West Indies . His Christian eloquence , his eminent virtues , and his charity , render his loss irreparable to the members of the Roman C ^ tji ^ lic ' church .
November i , 1807 , at tie Countess of Huntingdon " * College , at Cheshunc , Hertfordshire , the Rev , RICHARD OWEN , aged 30 , tutor of that seminary . He had feecn formerly a student there . He had been tutor only since the commencement of the year of his death . Dr . praper , of I ^ ondoh , is said
( H < i >* Mag . ) to have accepted the off ice vacated by the < ieath of Mr . Owen . December ai , in his 83 d year , the Rev . J . NEWTON , Rector of St . JVIary Woolnorth , I ^ ombard-street , i > ondon . "Of tfiis amiable and respectable Clergy man a friend has promised Ws a memoir for an early number . He
\ s succeeded by the Rev . S , pirch , son pf Alderman Birch , who we' apprehend will not preach a doctrine that will suit Mr . Newton ' s admirers , and whose promotion is , no doubt , a reward of his fa ther ' s political services . This is a good iclemplificatiojn , for the benefit pf Evaxigellcal cRurchnien , of £ he utility of
na-January 4 ., at B « rry Pomeroy , n £ ar Tbthcs , sooruafter life had complied his sjthyear , JVTr , WtLJLIAM l . ANE , juri *^ He had" been' married abbtit iz inonths to an amiably akxd accojnpHshed vcfrmg lady , by wixorn , as well as by tiis t&titfes : antf all ^ those , ivho were Imi-W ^ im ^^ with ^ hirtv hh lpis is
* m&mRWt ^ tr < W VmM abilities , indTf V ^^ pp licad 6 ii ; hid > ttaib ^ d a considerable sliar ^ bf classical learning ,
lieve what these articles impose ^ : ThesQ questions are very solemn ; fot * it is ta no purpose , that a man pretends to call himself a Christian , whilst tie disobeys his Saviour , by allowing' any man or set of men whatsoever , to give roles to his faith . Christ has ordered us to call no man ruler in matters of-faith upon earth .
and a knowledge of most of the liberal sciences . He was engaged in the profession of the law ; and frequently after his mind had been occupied during tho day by its duties , he devoted the whole of the night to study , without allowing himself a moment ' s sleep . This was more than a constitution naturally very
weak coukf bear , and repeated attacks of cqjds at length terminated in consumj ^ jjlfiiig- Some months $ jnce he went to Clifton ^ and put himseff uiicier the care of JDr . Fox , and afterwards of Dr . Bed does , but even then he had very little hope of his own recoverj ^ In a
letttr from thence to the writer of this he says , " The obstinacy of my com- * plaint gives way to nothing . Weakness gains upon me fast . I am now given to understand , of whjch I -was before convinced , that there can be but little
chance of my recovery . Itts qtpte time for me to prepare to gie . " Arid he % t > a * prepared to die , and his death was a nappy one : He considered it onlv as a sleep from w , nich he should ere long awake on the wprning . of an eternal day of happiness . " f When lying on | iis death bed , from which he ro ^ e not for
more than three months , not a si g h or a murmur escaped hini . He retained the use of all his faculties to the last , an , 4 aeath came tranquilly and calmly on hkn Hke sleep 9 n the good man . fyl ^ January 7 ; IVtrs : HOLDEN , age 4 S 5 , Svidbw 6 f * the Rev . X ^ wrciice Jidldfcn , 40 y ^ ar j Minister ot tlie Meelirig at Maidon , inEsscx . January x J , c ^ f a tyt > hus fever , in the ^ ^ rear i jb fe a ^ Vis * oM tfRAFAJL ^ AA , on | y spp oj Ear ^ % elson . His Lordship was a ^ student at ; CbS-t « t * s College , Oxford . His fadier ^ his uncle * and -Ims grafadfatlwr wgflp'til mcnitcrs of the same society . " \ - ¦•' -- ^ - fKi ^ ev&it fujpishea * pc ^ r ajtnl aft .
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1808, page 50, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2388/page/50/