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some points of Christian doctrine, or rather, perhaps, of Christian practice, I feel no difficulty in believing, will finally be added to that innumerable multitude, which the divinely eagle-eyed apostle, saw standing before the throne, clothed in white robes, and having palms in their hands ; but, who, though possessed of these emblems of righteousness and of victory, were far from claiming any merit to themselves, but ascribe their salvation wholly to the LORD GOD, and the LAMB.""

It may be worthy of observation, that this last paragraph quoted by J. Murray, was also the conclusion of H. Tuke's Speech, at the Meeting of the York Auxiliary Bible Society, in 1814, which was the last he attended. Eng. Ed.

APPENDIX.

The following Communications are taken from the Daily Advertiser of the 2d and 4th of October, 1819.

To the numerous friends of the late JOHN MURRAY, jun. and to the humane in general, the information will probably be very gratifying, that by his Last Will and Testament, filed in the Probate's office, it appears, that his charities did not end with his useful life. To a number of worthy individuals he has bequeathed from fifty to two hundred and fifty dollars each. To the Manumission Society, five hundred dollars. To the Female Association for the Education of Poor Children, &c. five hundred dollars. To the Society for the Support of Poor Widows, two hundred dollars. To the Orphan Society, two hundred dollars. To the Humane Society, two hundred dollars. To the Dispensary, two hundred dollars. To the New-York Hospital, to purchase books for the use of patients, one hundred dollars. The income arising on lands, valued from eight to ten thousand dollars, is set

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apart for the education and cloathing of children of "Friends" in low circumstances. The amount of four thousand dollars, vested in stock, is left to trustees, who are annually to apply the interest for the use of poor persons not members of the Society of Friends. To two worthy females, one hundred dollars, to be distributed, at their discretion, among the needy.

Ir having pleased Almighty God, in his infinitely wise and righteous providence, to remove by death, on the 4th of the last month, JOHN MURRAY, jun. Vice-President of this Society, it was resolved to make the following brief memoir respecting him:

That we highly appreciate that uniform line of Christian and philanthropic conduct, which has pre-eminently distinguished his useful life.

He was one of the first who originated the plan of this Institution; and he has faithfully laboured to promote its interest-being Vice-President from the time of its establishment, until the day of his death.

The Institution is much indebted to him for direct pecuniary aid, and much likewise for what it has derived from his influence.

Although, from his great devotion to the cause of philanthropy, his avocations were numerous, he was nevertheless punctual in his attendance at this Board, and greatly desirous that we should bestow liberally and economically-doing the greatest possible good, with the means in our power-invariably enforcing, by his example, the principles he wished to inculcate upon his associates.

Being a practical Christian, he devoted the last thirty years of his life, to the service of God, and the good of his fellow men; and has at length, we trust, retired to everlasting rest, in the bosom of his gracious Redeemer.

Sensible of the loss sustained by his death, we will cherish his memory with deep sensibility, and humbly endeavour to emulate his virtues.

Published by order of the Board of Trustees of the
NEW-YORK FREE-SCHOOL SOCIETY,

GEORGE TRIMBLE, Sec'y Pro Tem.

9th Month, (Sept.) 24th, 1819.

FINIS.

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