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been contending, clearly and ably vindicated. The following conclusions of the learned Judge were distinctly and emphatically laid down, with other subordinate points, as the law of the case.

FirstThat such a suit was the appropriate and best mode of determining the matters in controversy.

Second--That the Plan of Union was constitutional, and, at the time, expedient under the early policy of the church ; and that the General Assembly and the General Association were competent to make it, and to rescind it.

Third That if it were void, the existence of the four synods could not be destroyed by its abrogation, because from the nature of the Plan they could not have been attached to the church by virtue of that Plan, and the fact was undisputed that they were created like all the other synods, by the General Assembly and in the same manner.

Fourth--- That the acts exscinding those synods and all their constituent parts, without notice or trial, were contrary to the eternal principles of justice, to the law of the land and to the constitution of the Presbyterian Church, and were null and void, and that of course the commissioners from their presbyteries were entitled to their seats in the General Assembly of 1838.

Fifth— That the clerks and moderator in excluding these commissioners and preventing their cases from coming before the house, if it was the result of concert with a party to carry out those exscinding acts, was grossly erroneons, and called for the notice of the house, and the house was competent to remove them by appointing others.

Sixth-That those who are present and have an opportunity to vote and decline to vote, no matter for what reason, are bound by the majority of those who do vote.

Having stated to them (without intimating an opinion) the questions of fact upon which they were to pass, he adjured them in the solemn language of their oath,“ as they should answer to God at the great day,” that with unprejudiced minds they should decide according to the evidence. The jury having been out about an hour returned with a verdict for the plaintiffs.

Thus has closed this most remarkable trial! Its result is matter not for selfish triumph, but for devout gratitude to the Great Disposer of events, that thus another beacon-light has been kindled on the highway of time, to light up the onward path of the friends of religious liberty! Let the victims of ecclesiastical oppression in their “night time of sorrow and care” look to its “ pillar of fire," thank God and take courage!

March 27, 1839.

Robinson & Franklin, New York, and Crocker and Brewster, Boston, have in the press and will soon publish, Notes, critical, explanatory and practical on the Book of the Prophet Isaiah ; with a New Translation. In tro Volumes, 8vo. By Albert Barnes. A few sheets only of these volumes have been furnished us by the publishers, from which we have derived favorable

impressions of the thoroughness and general excellence of the work. The author is already too well known, as an annotator on other portions of Scripture, to require our commendation, and we need only add that his forth-coming Notes on Isaiah have been in preparation for a series of years past, and, in his own language, are “ the production of many a laborious, but many a pleasant hour.” Our readers may expect a more extended notice of these volumes hereafter.

Hooker & Claxton, Philadelphia, are about publishing Winer's large Greek Grammar of the New Testament, translated by Professors J. H. Agnew and O. G. Ebbeke of Pbiladelpbia. In the German it is a volume of about 600 pages 8vo. and is spoken of in the highest terms by those who are qualified to judge. The translators are also making arrangements to offer to the public Winer's Greek Lexicon of the New Testament, which they prefer to either Wahl or Bretschneider.

Henry Perkins, Philadelphia, has in the press the first American edition of Greenfield's Polymicrian Testament, on which he is sparing no pains to secure typographical accuracy.

Harper & Brothers, New York, have in press Indian Tales and Legends, in two volumes. By Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, being the first of a series of volumes in preparation by the same author, denominated “ Algic Researhes, comprising inquiries respecting the mental characteristics of the North American Indians." From the character of the author and his familiar acquaintance with these subjects, as superintendant of Indian affairs on our North-western frontier for many years past, the public may expect some interesting and instructive developments in these volumes.

Perkins & Marvin, Boston, will publish, in the coming month, a Memoir of Mrs. Sarah L, Smith, wife of the Rev. Eli Smith, missionary in Syria.

C. C. Little & James Brown, Boston, have in press “ the complete works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke in 9 vols. 8vo, also the poetical works of Edmund Spencer, with notes, etc., in 5 vols. 8vo. and 12mo.

We are happy to learn that George Alexander Otis Esq. of Boston, the translator of Botta's History of the American Revolution, has translated, at the suggestion of John Quincy Adams, the Tusculan Questions of Cicero. We have every reason to suppose that this noble production of the orator has been rendered into English by Mr. Otis with accuracy and elegance.

Scotland. It affords us much pleasure to announce that the Edinburgh Biblical Cabinet, (noticed in the Repository Vols. V. 485, and IX. 319,) is still continued by its enterprising projector and publisher, Mr. Thomas Clark. The series has reached the twenty-third volume. It consists of translations, mostly from the German, of commentaries and other treatises designed to explain and illustrate the Scriptures. We earnestly commend the work to our readers. It may be procured for about one dollar a volume. We shall revert to it again at an early day.

INDEX TO VOLUME I.

A.

Blunt, Rev. Henry, on St. Paul 511.
Abbot, Jucob, Hoary head noticed 258. Boldness in the preacher 341.
Ibeel, Red. David, missionary conven. Bush, Prof. George, notes on Gen.511.
tion at Jerusalem 503.

Butler, Rev. Daniel, on the writings
Adams, Prof. Samuel, Psycho-physi of John Foster 58.
ology 362.

Byron., His life and poetry 207.
Aids to preaching and hearing, no-
ticed 506,

C.
Algic, the term explained 437. Campbellism, notice of its origin and
American Education, by Rev. B. 0. progress 94. Its fundamental prin.
Peers, noticed 250.

ciples pointed out 98. On faith 99.
Ante-Columbian history of America430. On regeneration 101. Immersion

Antiquitates Americanae noticed by essential to salvation 105. The
Mr. Schoolcraft, Introductory note foregoing viewsexainined 109. The
by the editor 430. Favorable re argument founded on John 3: 5, re.
ception of the work 435. America futed 111. The argument from Ti-
visited by the Northmen in the tus 3: 5, refuted 118. Also the ar-
10th century, remarks on their ac gument from Acts 22:16, 121. Also
counts of voyages, etc. 436. Their froin Mark 16: 16, 125. Also Acts
accounts of the Esquimaux dis 2: 38, 126.
credited 437. View of the Assonet Campbellism, continued. Direct ar.
inscription rock 440. Note by the

guments against it 295. The Uni-
editor. F. Magnusen'sexplanation tarianism of the Campbellites 305,
of the inscription 441. Remarks They fraternize Unitarians 307.
on the same 442. The inscription Agree with the Christyans 308.
Algic and not Runic, description of Their doctrines on this subject 309.
the Algic race 445. Importance of Their translation of the New Tes-
the subject of Indian antiquities 447. tament 312. Extravagant declara-
Postscript. Note by Albert Galla tions of Mr. Campbell concerning
tin 448.

it 31.3 Hundreds of passages omit-
Assunet inscription rock, view of 440. ted 317. In this he has followed
Astronomy, Norton's treatise on, no the “ Improved Version,” of the
ticed 507.

Unitarians 318, and that of Gries-
B.

bach 320. Strictures on Griesbach
Bucon, Rev. Leonard, on causes of 321, Passages omitted, on the

the corruption of pulpit eloquence Trinity, the Godhead of Christ and
22. Historical discourses by, no of the Holy Spirit 323. Conclu-
ticed 508.

sion 326.
Bancroft

, George, history of the Uni- Catastrophe of the Presbyterian church
ted States, noticed 245.

in 1837, noticed 249.
Barnes, Red. Albert, address, notes on China, Medhurst's, noticed 256.

Corinthians 511. Notes on Isaiah Christianity, a secular view of the so-
513.

cial influences of, 180. Our reli.
Benedict, Erastus C. Esq. on the Pres gion, learning, etc. traced to its

byterian controversy 472. The European origin180. Modern Rome
law-suit decided 512.

183. The vicissitudes of Chris-
Biblical Cabinet, Edinburgh 514. tianity 186. Influence of the clergy

In

on, 500,

in the middle ages 187,—of the Dighton writing rock 441.
church 188. Present state of civi- Druma of ancient Greece, its history,
lization 193. The influence of structure, representation and moral
Christianity on the character and tendency 449. Three forms of po-
condition of woman 195. The In etic diction, the epic or the draina
dians of North America 197. The the most ancient 450, Varieties of
ancient Athenians 200, Christian the drama 451. Its moral tendency
Europe and America 201. In Chris. 452. Aristophanes 453. Conceg.
tendom alone is woman the coi qual sion of Plautus 454. Historic clas-

of man 202. Conclusion 203. sification of comedy. Menander 455.
Christian perfection 44.

The satyrs and tragedy 456. Soph.
Christian religion, demonstration of ocles 457. Euripides 458, Struc-
the truth of, noticed 508.

ture of the drama 460. Its repre-
Christ prečristent 382. John 1:1-5 sentation 462. General remarks
explained. The Word 383.

on its moral tendency 463.
existence at the birth of creation
387, was the companion of God

E.
388, was God 390, was the creator Ecclesiastes, Knobel's Commentary
393, was life 394, was the light of
men 395. The darkness of men Editor, introductory observations by,
396, Reflections 398,

1.
Chronologia Judicum, etc. noticed 501. Education, American, strictures on,
Church, the Presbyterian, catastrophe noticed 250.
of in 1837, noticed 249.

Education, Board of, Massachusetts,
Collon, Aaron M on boldness in the noticed 509.
preacher 341.

Election 13.
Concordantiae librorum veteris testa. Eloquence, pulpit 22.

menti sacrorum Hebraicae, etc. no- English poetry, modern, Byron, Shel-
ticed 239.

ley, Wordsworth 206.
Condition, Social, in the United States Everett's address, noticed 510.

advantages and defects of, 130.
Congregational churches, guide to the

F.
principles and practice of, noticed Ferdinand and Isabella, history of the
504.

reigo of, noticed 242.
Controversy, the Presbyterian, its oc- Fields, James T. poem noticed 510.

casions and present state 472. The Foster, John, the writings of, 58.
law-suit decided 512.

Fürst's Hebrew concordance, noticed
Condention, missionary, noticed 503. 239.
Corruption of pulpit eloquence, causes Future state 15.

of, 22.
Cousin's elements of psychology, no-

G.
ticed 247,

Gallatin, Albert, note by, on the Eski-
Coverdale, Rt. Rev. Memorials of, no ma language 448.
ticed 255.

Genuineness of several texts in the
Critical Notices 239, 500.

gospels 62.
Crocker, Reo. Zebulon, catastrophe of God, being and attributes of, 9. De.

the Presbyterian church, noticed crees and providence of, 10.
249.

Good works 14.
Crook in the lot 511.

Gospels, genuineness of several texts
Cushing, Hon. Caleb, on the social in in the, 62. Matt. 27: 3—10, Mr.

fluences of Christianity 180. On Norton's supposition of its spuri.
the Territory of Oregon, noticed ousness refuted 62. Matt. 27: 52,
509,

53, defended 70. Mark 14: 8-20,
D.

proved not to be an interpolation
Decrees and providence of God 10. 71. Luke 22: 43, 44, Mr. Norton's
De Tocqueville's den racy in Americ objections proved inconsistent 76.
ca, noticed 252.

John 5: 4, defended 79, John 21:

24, 25, suspected by Mr. Norton 83.

L.
Concluding remarks 84,

Landis, Ren. R. W. on Campbellism
Grammatical analysis of selections

94. Continued 295.
from Hebrew, by Dr. Nordheimer The Law and the prophets, fulfilled in
251.

Christ, Matthew 5:17-20. The
Greece, ancient, the drama of, 449. terms defined 328. Agreement of
Greece, Turkey, etc. incidents of tra Paul and Peter 329. In respect to
vels in, noticed 504.

its form the law is abolished 331.

As to its substance, the law of Mo-
H.

ses is the law of nature 332, and is
Handbuch der Christlichen archdolo perpetual 333. Christ came to ful-
gie, noticed 253.

fill the law 334. He will not per-
Handbuch der historisch-kritischen ein mit one of its precepts to be set

leitung in das alte testament, no aside 337. The law obligatory upon
ticed 255.

all believers 339. It is a rule of
Hebrero, grammatical analysis of, no conduct to the whole intellectual
ticed 251.

universe 341.
Hebrero concordance, by Fürst, no- Lay, G. T. voyage of the Himmaleh,
ticed 239.

noticed 506.
Hebrews 12: 25, some remarks on, 88. Lunt, George, poems by, noticed 510.
Herzfeld, Levi. Chronologia Judicum,

etc, noticed 501.
Historical discourses, by Rev, L. Ba-

M.
con, noticed 508.

Magnusen, Finn, explanation of the
Hoary head and the callies below, no figures on the Dighton rock, 441.
ticed 238.

Malcolm, Red. Howard, travels by,
Hubbard, F. M, translat. of Schwieg noticed 510.
† hauser's morals of Socrates 161. Manual of prayer, noticed 251.

Man, original state and fall of, 10.
I.

Obligations of, 11.
Introductory observations 1. Reasons Mayer, Reo. Lewis, D. D. on the Law

for commencing a new series 2. and the Prophets 228.
Objects of the work 3. Purchase Medhurst's China, noticed 256.
of the “Quarterly Christian Spec- Memorials of Coverdale, noticed 255.
tator" 4. Existing controversies Miscellaneous intelligence. U. States
on theological doctrines 6. State 258, Germany 259.
ments of doctrines as a basis of fel- Missionary convention, at Jerusalem,
lowship and cooperation 9. Vari. noticed 303.
ous forms of association for benev. Mitchell, Rev. John, on the principles
olent objects 15. Voluntary socie and practice of Congregational
ties 16. Natural history, Geology, churches, noticed 504.
etc.-Mental science 18. Moral Modern English poetry, Byron, Shel-
science 19. Political economy, crit ley, Wordsworth 206.
icism, etc, 20.

Morals of Socrates 161.

251.

J,
Japan and Malaysia, claims of, no-

N.
ticed 505.

Nordheimer,Prof.I. grammatical anal.
Justification 14.

ysis of Hebrew selections, noticed
K.
Keith, Alexander, D.D. demonstration Vorton, Prof. William A. treatise on

of the truth of the christian reli Astronomy, noticed 507.

gion, noticed 508.
King, C. W. voyage of the Morrison,
noticed 505,

Observations, introductory, by the edi.
Knobel, Aug, commentary on Eccle tor 1.
siastes 500.

Original state and fall of man 10.
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