The Metropolitan Charities: Being an Account of the Charitable, Benevolent, and Religious Societies ... in London and Its Immediate Vicinity, Etc

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Sampson Low, 1844 - 236 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 205 - That so long as Slavery exists, there is no reasonable prospect of the annihilation of the Slave-trade, and of extinguishing the sale and barter of human beings ; that the extinction of Slavery and the Slave-trade will be attained most effectually by the employment of those means which are of a moral, religious, and pacific character ; and that no msasures be resorted to by this Society, in the prosecution of these objects, but such as are in entire accordance with these principles.
الصفحة 204 - II. The object of the Society shall be to print and circulate Tracts, and to diffuse information tending to show that War is inconsistent with the spirit of Christianity, and the true interests of mankind...
الصفحة 203 - We agree to abstain from distilled spirits, except for medicinal purposes, and to discountenance the causes and practice of intemperance.
الصفحة 180 - Society is, exclusively, to promote the circulation of the Holy Scriptures, without note or comment, both at home and abroad.
الصفحة 174 - Charter in the year 1701, for the receiving, managing, and disposing of such funds as might be contributed for the religious instruction of her Majesty's subjects beyond the seas ; for the maintenance of Clergymen in the Plantations, Colonies, and Factories of Great Britain ; and for the propagation of the Gospel in those parts.
الصفحة 166 - WITH reference to your letter of the 31st ultimo, I am directed to forward to you herewith a copy of the report made by the Committee referred to in my letter of the 27th ultimo; in the schedule to which report will be found the regulations which were on the 5th ultimo in force in the united parishes of St. Margaret and St. John the Evangelist, Westminster. I am also directed to refer you to the letter of the llth instant, by which you will perceive the report was considered and unanimously adopted...
الصفحة 186 - Society,' shall be formed ; the objects of which shall be — 1st, to provide a fund for aged or infirm clergymen, or salaries for their assistants, and general aid for congregations struggling with pecuniary difficulties...
الصفحة 149 - supporting and educating the children of soldiers, sailors, and marines, natives of •Scotland, who have died or been disabled in the service -of their country ; and of indigent Scotch parents, resident in London, not entitled to parochial relief.

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