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POEMS, by EDNA DEAN PROCTOR. New York: Hurd & Houghton. 1866. 16mo., pp. 140.

POEMS OF FAITH AND AFFECTION. By Mrs. WM. H. MILBurn.
New York: Hurd & Houghton. 1866. 12mo., pp. 103.

Two daintier, prettier volumes have not lately been issued from the press. We do not care to criticise the "Poems."

The CHURCH BOOK SOCIETY, 762 Broadway, have published the following new books :

:

NEW NAMES; or What I wish I were.
FOUR NEW STORIES, by A. L. O. E.
STORIES OF A GOVERNESS. pp. 178.

AMBROSE RODMAN. pp. 62.

MARGARETHE & WALDEMAR.

LOVE AND FEAR. 32mo., pp. 84.

pp. 48.

pp. 72.

pp. 365.

KITTY'S PEARLS AND ROBERT SPENCE'S REVENGE. 32mo., pp. 62.
SPECIMEN OF A CHURCH HYMNAL, Humbly offered for the considera-
tion of those interested. By a Member of the General Convention.
Baltimore: 1866. 18mo., pp. 59.

We propose to treat of this little work, and of the subject of Church Hymnody, in the next Number of the Review.

PAPERS OF THE RUSSO-GREEK COMMITTEE, No. IX. Report of the Committee to the General Convention at Philadelphia, October, 1865. 8vo., pp. 24.

This Report to the late General Convention, by the Russo-Greek Committee, gives a concise and well digested statement of what has already been done in the way of opening communication with the Russo-Greek Church, and also valuable statistical information respecting that Church. The Committee has been increased and empowered by the General Convention to prosecute its labors.

THE ECLECTIC MAGAZINE OF FOREIGN LITERATURE. March, 1866.
New York: W. H. Bidwell.

This well-established work still maintains its reputation, giving the very cream of the Foreign Periodicals. Every Number always has something of interest and value, and is also embellished with one or more fine Steel Engravings.

The following new publications have been received:

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THE BELTON ESTATE. A Novel. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE. Author of "Can you Forgive her ?" &c., &c. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1866. 8vo., pp. 140.

A Novel.

HALF A MILLION OF MONEY.
by AMELIA B. EDWARDS.
Author of "Barbara's History," &c., &c. New York: Harper &
Brothers. 1866. 8vo., pp. 176.

Guy DeverelL. A Novel. By J. SHERIDAN LE FANU. Author of "Uncle Silas," &c. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1866. 8vo., pp. 149.

A NOBLE LIFE. By the Author of "John Halifax, Gentleman." &c., &c. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1866. 12mo., pp. 302.

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WIVES AND DAUGHTERS. A Novel. By Mrs. GASKELL. Author of
Mary Barton," &c., &c. With Illustrations. New York. 1866.
Svo., pp. 258.

AGNES. A Novel. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. Author of "The Life of Edward Irving," &c., &c., &c. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1866. 8vo., pp. 203.

THE WOMEN OF METHODISM: Its three Foundresses; Susanna Wesley; the Countess of Huntington; and Barbara Heck; with sketches of their female associates in the early history of the denomination. By ABEL STEVENS, LL. D. A centenary offering to the women of American Methodism, from the American Methodist Ladies' Centenary Association. New York: Carlton & Porter. 1866. 12mo., pp. 304.

THE MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS.: Sketches and Stories of their
Scenery, Customs, History, Painters, &c. By M. G. SLEEper.
With Illustrations. Boston: Gould & Lincoln. 1866. 12mo.,
pp. 277.

The Rt. Rev. BISHOP ODENHEIMER'S Second Charge, in St. Mary's Church, Burlington, N. J., May 31, 1865. The Church's Power in her Controversy with Antichrist. 8vo., pp. 24.

The Rt. Rev. BISHOP VAIL'S Annual Address, to the Convention of the Diocese of Kansas, in Leavenworth City, Sept. 13, 1865. Svo., pp. 34.

The Rt. Rev BISHOP SCOTT's Primary Charge to the Clergy of the Missionary Diocese of Oregon, &c., in St. Stephen's Chapel, Portland, July 3, 1865. 8vo., pp. 34.

The Rt. Rev. BISHOP SOUTHGATE'S Sermon; True Churchmanship,
and the Variations from it; in Zion Church, N. Y., Jan. 14, 1866.
8vo., pp. 12.
VOL. XVIII.

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The Rt. Rev. BISHOP KIP'S Sermon; Lessons of the Faith in Europe. In Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 26, 1865. 8vo., pp. 15.

TWO SERMONS ON THE ATONEMENT. I. By the late Rev. Dr. WilSON, Prof., &c., in the Gen. Theo. Seminary, April 23, 1826. II. By the Rev. Dr. S. R. JOHNSON, Prof., in the Gen. Theo. Seminary, Oct. 19, 1851. 12mo., pp. 23, 18.

A great doctrine clearly presented.

The Rev. B. H. PADDOCK'S Sermon: The Communion of Saints; in Trinity Church, Houghton, Mich., Aug. 13, 1865. 8vo., pp. 11.

The Rev. WM. N. IRISH'S Memorial Sermon, in St. Michael's Church, Geneseo, W. N. Y., Dec. 31st, 1865. 8vo., pp. 24.

Rev. Dr. S. Y. MCMASTERS' Sermon, on the General Convention of 1865, in Christ Church, St Paul, Minn., Nov. 5, 1865. 8vo., pp. 9.

EXTRACTS from Woman's Service on the Lord's Day. With a preface by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Rochester, and an Introductory Letter by the American Editor. Philadelphia: McCalla & Stavely, Printers, 237 Dock Street. 1865. 8vo., pp. 76.

A very valuable exhibition of the practical working of the Church, by Christian women among the poor.

COMPENDIUM OF CANONS, in reference to Candidateship and Holy Orders.

COMPENDIUM OF CANONS, Concerning the duties of Diocesan Standing Committees towards those seeking Candidateship and Holy Orders.

The Rev. B. H. Paddock, of Detroit, Mich., has done a most useful work, in thus freeing our Canons from misapprehension, and so preventing irregularities.

THE THREEFOLD MINISTRY of the Church, as Exhibited in Scripture References. By Rev. J. F. Spaulding, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Erie, Penn. 1865. 8vo., pp. 15.

A clear and strong statement of a fundamental principle of Church Order.

FACTS respecting the present state of the Church in Ireland. By the Rev. ALFRED T. LEE, A. M., &c. London: Rivingtons. 1865. Svo., pp. 19.

These "facts" are a synopsis of details, such as ought to silence clamor against the Irish branch of the Establishment.

A LETTER TO REV. LEONARD BACON, D. D. By J. HALSTed CarROLL. Third Edition. New Haven, Conn. 1866. 12mo., pp. 27. If the half of what this Letter alleges be true, it only proves, that, if men will not have such Bishops in the Church as the Lord has provided, where right and justice are protected by Law, they will, in the end, and of very necessity, fall under the dominion of an arbitrary intolerable despotism. The scathing language of this Letter exceeds in severity anything which has lately come under our notice.

REUNION OF CONFIRMED. By Rev. Geo. A. LEAKIN, A. M., Rector of Trinity Church, Baltimore. 12mo., pp. 22.

AN EXPLANATORY INTRODUCTION to the Hawaiian Translation of the Book of Common Prayer. By his Majesty, KAMEHAMEHA IV., king of the Sandwich Islands. Philadelphia: 1865. 12mo., pp. 12. CATALOGUE of Governors. Trustees, Officers, and Alumni of Columbia College. 1754-1864. 1865. 8vo., pp. 112.

CATALOGUE of Hobart College, 1865-66.

CATALOGUE of Trinity College, 1865-66.

CATALOGUE of Yale College, 1865--66.

FIRST Annual Report of St. Luke's Hospital, Detroit, Mich. 1865.
FOURTEENTH Annual Report of the Church Charity Foundation.
Brooklyn, N. Y. 1866.

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ECCLESIASTICAL REGISTER.

SUMMARY OF HOME INTELLIGENCE.

CONSECRATION OF THE MISSIONARY BISHOP OF COLORADO.

The Consecration of the Rev. GEORGE MAXWELL RANDALL, D.D., as Missionary Bishop of Colorado and parts adjacent, took place in Trinity Church, Boston, on the morning of the Innocents' Day, Thursday, December 28, 1865. The following named Bishops were present. The Rt. Rev. Bishop HOPKINS, of Vermont, presiding Bishop, SMITH of Kentucky, EASTBURN of Massachusetts, CHASE of New Hampshire, CLARK of Rhode Island, VAIL of Kansas, and STALEY of Honolulu. There were also present about eighty Presbyters and Deacons. Morning Prayer was begun by the Rev. E. M. P. Wells, D.D., who read as far as the Psalter, which was read by the Rev. T. W. Snow. The first Lesson was read by the Rev. Mr. Mulchahey. The Rev. Henry Burroughs, Jr., read the second Lesson, and the remaining portion, from the Creed, was said by the Rev. John L. Watson, D.D. A Selection of the Psalms in metre was announced by the Rev. J. P. Robinson, which being sung, the Ante-Communion Service was proceeded with. The Rt. Rev. Bishop Clark read the Commandments, the Epistle was read by the Bishop of Honolulu, and the Gospel by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Chase. The 99th Hymn was then sung, when the Rt. Rev. Bishop Eastburn delivered a discourse, from Acts i. 8: "Ye shall be witnesses unto me. ??

The Sermon being ended, Bishops Clark and Vail presented the candidate, "vested with his Rochet," to the Presiding Bishop. The testimonials required by the Canons were then read by the Rev. Dr. Balch, of Rhode Island, on the part of the House of Bishops, and by the Rev. John S. B. Hodges, on the part of the House of Clerical and Lay Deputies.

The Presiding Bishop called the congregation to prayer, Bishop Smith reciting the Litany. The Presiding Bishop put the usual interrogatories. After the brief prayer said by the Presiding Bishop standing, the Bishop-elect was vested with "the rest of the Episcopal habit" by the Rev. Dr. Payne, and the Rev. S. B. Babcock. Afterwards, all kneeling, Veni, Creator Spiritus was sung. The prayers following were next said, and all the Bishops present laying hands upon the head of the Bishop-elect, the Presiding Bishop said the words of Consecration. The Presiding Bishop then proceeded to the administration of the Holy Communion. The Gloria in Excelsis was sung, the final prayers were said, and the Benediction pronounced by the Presiding Bishop.

CONSECRATION OF THE BISHOP OF PITTSBURGH.

The Rev. JOHN BARRETT KERFOOT, D.D., was consecrated Bishop of Pittsburgh, Jan. 25th, 1866, in Trinity Church, Pittsburgh, by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Hopkins, D.D., LL.D., Presiding Bishop, assisted by the Rt. Rev. Bishops McIlvaine, Whittingham, Williams, Talbot, Coxe, and Clarkson. Morning Prayer was begun by the Rev. Mr. Spalding of Erie, the First Lesson (Wisdom v.) being read by the Rev. Mr. Byllesby, and the Second Lesson (Acts xxii.) by the Rev. Richard S. Smith. The Rev. Mr. Fuller said the Nicene Creed, and offered the Collect for St. Paul's day, and prayers following, including one for the Bishop of Pennsylvania, then lying grievously ill. The Bishop of Maryland began the Ante-Communion Service, the Bishop of Nebraska reading the Epistle. and the Assistant Bishop of Indiana the Gospel. The Sermon was preached by the Bishop of Western New York, from Rev. i. 16. The Bishop-elect was presented by the Bishops of Maryland and Connecticut; the evidence of election was read by the Rev. A. Ten Broeck; the con

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