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mg the Rer . W . J . Fox , of London , delivered an admirable and a most appropriate discourse on the Lord ' s Prayer to a very attentive congregation , of which the greater part were strangers . The introductory service was performed by
the Rev . H . Bowles , Jun . On Thursday morning the service was introduced by the Rev . Mr . Melville , of Ipswich ; and the Rev . W . J . Bakewell , of Norwich , preached from 2 Peter ii . 2 , on the misrepresentations of Unitarianism , and concluded with a brief statement and
defence of its doctrines . The business of the Association was transacted in the Chapel : Mr . Errington , of Yarmouth , was called to the chair . The Report was read by Mr . R . Alger , Secretary , and was ordered to be printed . It is , on the whole , satisfactory . The Rev H . Bowles , of Yarmouth , has , by a course of Sunday-evening lectures , excited
considerable attentiou in the town ; he had , -during the winter months , large congregations , and has , increased the regular attendance at the chapel . From Halesworth the intelligence disappointed the expectations which weie raised last year . The chapel , taken on a short lease , is at preseut closed . This unexpected result is to be attributed to the removal
of a few zealous and respectable Unitarians , on whose active co-operation our friends calculated , and in no small degree to the influence of the grossest and most persevering misrepresentation and calumny . Mr . Latham ' s unwearied exertions have not , however , we trust ,
been in vain ; and his missionary labours in other parts of Suffolk promise to be more successful . The Secretary gave a gratifying report of the distribution of Tracts . It is encouraging to know that these are extensively circulated , and to believe that they are , though invisibly , promoting the emancipation of the human mind from the thraldom of superstition and ignorance . The next anniversary will be held at Diss .
More than forty of the friends of the Society dined together after the buMness was concluded . Mr . Robinson , of Bury , had been invited to take the chair , but as he was obliged to leave Yarmouth at a very early hour , lie prevailed upon Mr . E . Taylor to preside . To this
gentleman the meeting feels greatly obliged , not only for the exertions which he made to be present on the Occasion , but also for the very able and edifying manner in . which he discharged the duties imposed upon him . The Society had to regret the absence
of many respected members , aud m particular , of Mr . Toms , of Framlingharn , the patriarch , and one of the most zealous friends , of the Association , W . T . B .
Unitarian Tract Society for Warwickshire and the Neighbouring Counties . On Wednesday , July 9 th , the Twentysecond Annual General Meeting of the Unitarian Tract Society established in Birmingham for Warwickshire and the neighbouring Counties , was held at Kiddermiuster . The Rev . J . R .
Wreford , of Birmingham , introduced the religious services by prayer and reading the Scriptures ; aud the Rev . Edward Bristow , of Birmingham , delivered au appropriate and instructive discourse from the latter clause of Romans vi . 23 , in which he ably controverted the popular doctrine of the atonement , and proved that the salvation of man is effected by the free , unpurchased grace of God .
At the close of the religious services , George Talbot , Jun ., Esq ., was called to the chair , and the u > ual business of the Society was transacted . The state of the Association was pronounced to be highly flourishing . The number of its members is upwards of two hundred .
About thirty members and friends of the Society afterwards dined togerher in the Assembly-room , where also Mr . G . Talbot kindly . filled the chair . The Rev . Messrs . Fry , Kentish , Bristow , B . Carpenter , E . Jones , T . Davis , H . Hutton , and J . R . Wreford , ( Secretary , ) were preseut , and with several other gentlemen , addressed the meeting . The recent repeal of the laws affecting Protestant Dissenters was a topic of much
interest , and tended in no inconsiderable degree to heighten the enjoyment which was experienced . A lively feeling prevailed and was expressed in behalf of all men , and especially of our Roman Catholic fellow-subjects , who are sufferers for conscience' i ^ ake ; and the complete establishment of civil and religious liberty was foudly anticipated and regarded" as " a consummation devoutly to be wished . " J . R . W .
Sussex Unitarian Association . The Annual Meetiug of the Sussex Unitarian Association will be held at Lewes , on Wednesday , August 13 th . The Kev . E . Tagart , of York Street , 'will officiate on the occasion .
576 Intelligence . — Warwickshire Unitarian Tract Society .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Aug. 2, 1828, page 576, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2563/page/64/