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CONTENTS.

CHAP. III.

Commencement of the Voyage-Sea-sickness-Scrutiny of motives

and object-Doctor Coke-Extract from Madame Guion-Portu-

guese Vulgate The Doctor's Journal-Mr. Clough's Account-

The situation of a Missionary during a Voyage-Public worship on

the Lord's-day-Services in the Lady Melville-Mr Squance-

Cautious reserve with respect to the Doctor-Journal-Mr. Clough's

elucidation-Sabbath-evening reading--Social meetings for prayer,

&c. in the author's cabin-Behaviour of the Passengers-Encoura-

ging effects of Christian conversation with them-Note on Grace

before Meat-Ship Newspaper-Signals-Mrs. Ault's illness-

Visit from Messrs. Ault and Squance-Mrs. Ault's death-Her

amiable and devout character-Her death greatly lamented-Its

effect on the Doctor's mind-The health of Mr. Squance seriously

affected-Visits the Cabalva-We pass the Equator-The Visit of

Neptune, &c.-Isles of Bourbon and France-Another Mission

contemplated for Mr. Squance-He recovers, and returns on board

the Melville-Doctor Coke's attentions to the spiritual interests

of the Soldiers on board-Pleasing results-Melancholy cases-

Asiatic Journal for June, 1820-Effects of intoxication—Á singular

interview-The Doctor's hopes in reference to the Soldiers-Sepa-

rated from the fleet, and rejoin-“ O_cabo dos tormentados"-Vol-

cano-Second approach to the Line-Illness of Mrs. Harvard, and ́

of the Author-Dr. Coke's anxiety and prayers-They recover-

the Doctor discovers symptoms of illness-Solemn and affecting

parting-His Death and Funeral.
. p. 55.

CHAP. VII.

Voyage of Messrs. Ault, &c. to Ceylon-Kind reception from the Go-

vernment authorities-The Government house at Galle prepared

for their reception-Condescension of Lord and Lady Molesworth

-His Lordship's estimate of their character-The Rev. G. Bisset

-Liberal proposal of His Excellency, the Governor, to endow

schools-First Ceylon Conference-Deliberations-Wesleyan plan

of stationing the preachers-Their resignation of themselves to

God, and satisfaction with their respective stations-Celebration

of the Lord's Supper previous to their separation-Arrival of

Messrs. Lynch and Squance at Colombo-Hospitable reception by

the Honourable and Reverend Archdeacon Twisleton, &c.-Intro-

duced to His Excellency, the Governor-Invited to dine-Impor.

tant assistance rendered by the Right Honourable Sir A. Johnston,

Chief Justice of Ceylon-Mr. Armour; his history and character

Preach in the Baptist Mission Chapel-A Native Convert-Pro-

ceed to Jaffnapatam-J. N. Mooyart, Esq.-Christian David, a

pupil of Swartz-School opened-Preach in the Dutch Church-

Mr. Erskine proceeds to Matura-Encouraging reception-The

Rev. T. G. Erhardt-Matura school opened-Service in the Dutch

church-Importance of Matura, as a Missionary station-Mr. Ault

sails from Galle to Batticaloa-Dangerous voyage-Reception-

Acts as Chaplain-His labours among the Europeans and Natives

-Mr. Clough commences his Mission at Galle-Lord Molesworth's

important patronage and advice-Mr. C's labours among the Euro-

peans, and efforts to benefit the Natives-Visited by Don Abraham

Dias Abeysinha Ameresekera, who generously offers a residence

and school-house-The Galle school opened-Native enquirers-

Mr. Clough's unwearied and successful application to the study of

the Singhalese language.

p. 146.

CHAP. X.

Arrival at CEYLON-Interview with Messrs. Clough and Squance-

Point-de-Galle-Bay, Scenery, &c.-Description of Mr. Clough's

residence-Prayer-meeting-Visit from the Guard Moodeliar-

Lord Molesworth-His Lordship's character and affecting death

-Loss of the Bengal Indiaman by fire-Service in the Dutch

church Illness of Mr. Squance-Receives kind attention from the

Hon. Chief Justice-Preaches by an interpreter-Necessity of

adopting such a medium of instruction-Narrative of the Conver-

sion and Baptism of PANDITTA SEKARA, a learned Budhuist

Priest-His subsequent appointment to a situation under the local

government-Meeting of the Mission party at Galle---The Author's

appointment to Colombo---Letter from New South Wales-Mr.

Ault's illness---Journey of the Author and his family to Colombo

Rest Houses---Caltura---Slow travelling---Met by Mr. Armour---

Cinnamon gardens---Relative of the late Queen Charlotte... 225

CHAP. XI.

Interview with Archdeacon Twisleton---Visit from the Chief Justice

---Submission of the Kandyan territory to the British Crown---

Andience with His Excellency the Governor---Death of Mr. Ault

at Batticaloa--- His epitaph---Mr. Lynch preaches his funeral ser-

mon before the Governor---Baptist Mission church---Arrival of

Mr. Clough---Village preaching---Singhalese interpreter---Weekly

meeting of preachers---Dutch church---Malabar Christians---Pur-

chase of estate---Public subscription---Captain Schneider---Sunday

school---Levee---Lady Johnston---Colombo theatre and Orphan

House---Mission printing press---Government press---Day school

Ava priest---Head printer---Illness of the Author---Kindness of

the Catholic Missionaries---Journey to Galle---Preaches in an idol

temple---Visits the Government schools---The Ava priest embraces

Christianity, and is baptized

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