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including Warwick , * lieiees-ter , Stafford , Nottingham and Worcestershire . North Eastern Unitarian Society Including Lincolnshire , Cambridgeshire , Isle of Ely , and par $ of Norfolk . Eastern Unitarian Society , incluciing part of Norfolk , Suffolk , and part of Essex .
Kent and Sussex Unitarian Christian Association . JVest Riding of York Unitarian Tract Society . Devon and Cornwall Unitarian As sociation . Gainsborough Association . Scotch Unitarian Christian
Association . South Wales Unitarian Society . Lancashire and Cheshire Unitarian Christian Association . Southern Unitarian Fund . Manchester Quarterly Meeting of Ministers .
Midland and JVo ? the 7 Vi Meeting- of Unitarian Ministers . Welsh Unitarian Ministers Quarterly Meeting . Assembly of Ministers in Devon and Cornwall . Dudley Double Lecture . Somersetshire and Dorsetshire
Association of Ministers . Rossendale and Rochdale Association of Unitarian Brethren . This list comprises twenty-four distinct Societies , of which the objects are various , but they all have one common principle and eifect , that of bringing
different churches into fellowship . They arc all both able and willing to promote the various objects whicli , as a body , we ol !» ght to have ii * viewv The counties which are not embraced by any of these Associations , ^ re
Northumberland , Cumberland , Westmoreland , Durham , the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire , Shropshire , Rutland , Heref 6 r < fy Northampton , Htmt-i ingdoB > Bedford , Hereford , Bucks , Oxford , Betks land Sfcujrfey ; :
Then in addition t © these District Associations , ^ her ^' appsear to hate been Fellowship Fund& *\ fo » mfed in London , ( Parliament Courts ) Scwithwark , ( Dr . T . Rees ' s , ) ' Hackneyty ( Gravel Pit ;)
Manchester , Birmingham , ( Old # nd New ftfeetitogs ^) " i Swansea , Exeter , Lewes , NeW $ ort / Wa ^ icb , Southwark , Kidderminster ^ Stag ^ ld , Leicester , Brighton , Tenterden , Norwich , PaJU gvave , Yeovil , Mtinj > SgHmoutlL Q io u ^
cester , Liverpool , Hull , Franalm ^ iani Warrkigt <) ni and York . Now , 6 ompaTinfcg this ^ list * ^ in windi I hope there are several onai 6 Bio ® s > with the number of Umtarfatt congfcfc ^ gations , it appear ^ to toe / that it ig t& its extension , 0113 ? efforts Hp \^ f ht to } sfe chiefly directed . Here ife abuudatit scope for more to be < k » nei f I % e ? BaieaiiB are easy arnti attainabte- *~ t §! ietilility ofevi ^ ous , the success certain . Every societycan do according to its ability- ^ -Baneh to whom much is given , and little to whom little . If universal , all cmr institutk > ris
and all the objects embraced by them might be easily , effectually and liberaHy supported , and supported in the best possible way ; not by the exertions of a few opulent individuals , but by the ? collective strength of the whole body . The formation of a General
Association would necessarily bring with it a fresh pecuniary call upon Unitarians . Now , the multiplication of societies , unless their utility be most appaf ei * ty is an evil . If they be too numerous , they
necessarily starve each other . But in the Fellowship Funds the sum reqxrirjecf from each person is so small , that they cannot decline or decay if once established . No man thinks it worth his
while to give up a subscription of a f > enny-a-week . They aire at present only in their infancy , and yet we see that for the erection of one place of worship they have furnished £ 79 , ( sefe Repos . Wrapper for Nov . ) the whole of which is raised without inconvenience
to any one , and without the deduction : of a shilling fbr travelling expenses , or the irksotneness of repeated and often tma ? vailfng personal solicitation ® . EDWARD TAYLOR .
Mr . Estlin on Divine Influences . 2 &
Bristol , Sir , January 7 , 18201 NCOMPETENT as I may be to Iperfemi the task in a nianne * satisfactory to myself or to others , I ani desirous of making some remarks \ $ p 6 n
the subject of the Divine Influence , m reference Up the communication of yotxtt Co ^ respemdent k . J . J iafcettted to yoiir Nutfrfbe * for Novenmtoer ( XIV . 675 ) . I feel it , Weed , to Ma-duijy to
enter a protest at ivmt agUinst thart ; cold * sceptieieni , whfofe mitst tend to chill the wa ^ itaftli df : pi
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1820, page 23, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2484/page/23/