Asiatic Journal

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1841 - Asia
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Page 151 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
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Page 56 - have less opportunity than might be expected of forming opinions of the native character. Even in England, few know much of the people beyond their own class, and what they do know, they learn from newspapers and publications of a description which does not exist in India. In that country also, religion and manners put bars to our intimacy with the natives, and limit the number of transactions as well as the free communication of opinions. We know nothing of the interior of families but by report,...
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Page 285 - Week, 1841, the following Declaration was agreed to by all present:— We, the undersigned Archbishops and Bishops of the United Church of England and Ireland, contemplate with deep concern the insufficient provision which has been hitherto made for the spiritual care of the members of our National Church residing in the British Colonies and in distant parts of the world, especially as it regards the want of a systematic superintendence of the clergy...
Page 285 - ... of our National Church residing in the British Colonies, and in distant parts of the world, especially as it regards the want of a systematic superintendence of the Clergy, and the absence of those ordinances, the administration of which is committed to the Episcopal order. We therefore hold it to be our duty, in compliance with the Resolutions of a Meeting, convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, on the 27th of April last, to undertake the charge of the Fund for the Endowment of Additional...
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Page 35 - ... free exercise of their religious rites, ceremonies, and social customs, and in the enjoyment of their lawful private property and interests. They will be governed, pending her majesty's further pleasure, according to the laws, customs, and usages of the Chinese (every description of torture excepted...
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