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permitted, or whose pursuits have not led them to consult larger works. The author's observation, during a residence of seven years in India at military stations, and during an unreserved and extensive intercourse with officers of His Majesty's, and of the Honourable East India Company's service, has led him to judge that a publication of this nature would be neither unacceptable, nor without its use.
Any merit that may be attached to the present work, must depend on the manner in which its design has been executed, and on the motive with which it is published; the former, the author must leave to the judgment, and the latter, to the candour of the reader.
Bangalore, January 1, 1824
LIST OF THE
PRINCIPAL WORKS CONSULTED.
Grotius De Veritate Religionis Christianæ.
Christianity. Campbell on Miracles. Bp. Douglas's Criterion of True Miracles. Gregory's Letters on the Evidences of the
Christian Religion. Bp. Tomline's Introduction to the Study of the