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- £ Meiriiiag to " him . At- the conclusion of the prayer , his father said , ' * f'hbpe ,. xpiy dear lad , you see that redemption is in Jesus /* to which lie . replied , " Yes * ** I believe the death of Jesus fiiecessary ^ as an atonement for sin , though not ' ta procure mercy , - but as its effdep ;" ¦ adding ,. ' « I see al ^ he blessin £ s *> f salvation to be
ef the Father y through ^ the ^^ t y and ofiered fco ^ me in the Gospel as a poor periling sinner . ' * " He would have proceeded , but his powers failed ; his end was near . A ^ visible -change taking place , he said no morel The attendants perceived the approach of death , which foliowed-iar a few hours . Thus closed
the life " of one -who had-been my intimate associate ? and bosom > iriend . I have thus , . „ though imperfectly , endeavoured to sketch out the life of a valuable member of society , a warm and sincere companion , ardent in his attach ? szients , and generous in his friendships , devoted to the pursuit of truth , and
happy in its acquisition . As a husband he was tender , affectionate , and kind ^ as a father , roUd , 4 brbeaEing , and indulgent ; and as an associate , who that has known 4 iim for seven -years * , slike the writer of these lines , can refrain from
paying him a just tribute of esteem for the many excellent , * social ; moral , arid religious virtuesJie inherited ? JVLelbourn y Derbyshire * JIVirL—rr--S « Dec . 6 , 1807 ^
THE JEWS . i 4
• Jt Is . pur [ intention to carry on the Jiistory of tfre Parisian Sanhedrim already ji > egun in our work ; am ) also to insert any other particulars concerning tlie condition of this e ; x-raordnTary . people , as far as it is affected by the decreesand measures of the governments" under ivhichthey live .
In yoL I of the Monthly Repository r ^ . 3 % > will be found the Imperial Decrar of *^ ay 3 ?» "' «* 8 q 6 , which ordained the assembling of the Jewish Deputies at J * aris . The First Sitting of the Assembly toblzfltttoVSaiurdfy the » 6 th tf ' . Jttlfr ,
Nov . i 8 y aged 47 , T ? he RB ^ T *> N ^; THANIEJL GILBERT , vicar of Blcdlow , Bucks . To that : living he w 4 s presented by Mr ~ Whitbread , on ^ his ^ return from Sierra L , eone , where be had been for -some ^ fimej chaplain of ' , tfce
settlement . He was a native of Antigua , but was educated in England . Early losing his parents , who appear , to have been . religious persons , he was tempted to youthful excesses . Afterwards be ^ coming serious , and determined for the . church , he began his theological studies under the direction of the Rev .,
Mr . Metcher , Vicar of Madeley , so well known as * the intimate friefad of johnr Wesley r and the author of the Checks tor Antiriomianism . * 3 ? he following truly * , honourable character has been given of . Mr . G . « ' Both by precept and example ,
he proved himself a * faithful pastor over * the ijock committed to his charge , as well as a learned , eloquent , diligent , and successful minister of that gospel , wbkh was his own support through various trials which he had to conflict ' with in
life ; and happily , in his experience , afforded . a source of unfailing consolationunder the last struggles of disspjving natjuije . j ' , ' ' Nov . 19 ,. at Paris , in his . 76 th vearv M . L ABBE LE CHEVALIER , formerly Royal Censor , and author of several classical works .
Intelligent * . " \^
%$ q 6 . This tjiay . wa 5 appointed * through inadvertenc , e by the minister of tfce iijterior * When he called to mind that it waff the Jewish sabbath , he sent word to the Deputies " that if they thought themselves bound to abstain from every kind of labour on such a day , they were ^ t liberty to adjourn their first meeting . ' * They however considered meeting , on that day , in robediefcee to- the appointment of government , to be no infraction of their law , b ^ in t ruth a religipus act . This first determination of their , ' * was s * pledge o | their future UperaJity , At this meeting wcKe elected sr pfe » i-
YrtfnsactuMSoftheParisian Sanhedrim * .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Feb. 2, 1808, page 115, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2389/page/59/