The Baptist Home Mission Monthly Volume 20

The Baptist Home Mission Monthly Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...missionaries and matrons. The Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society of New England continues to co-operate with us in the most satisfactory manner. They have shown great zeal, intelligence and industry in the collecting of money, and have paid into our treasury, chiefly for educational work, during the year, the sum of $19,307.18. That Society, while thus contributing directly to our vork, maintains its own autonomy, determines for itself the amount of money it will contribute, selects the field where it shall be expended, nominates the teachers, and fixes their salaries. This arrangement seems well nigh an ideal one. Q The annual reports of the American Baptist Home Mission Society for 1838, 1858 and 186o_'are required to complete a file. Any subscriber who can spare one or more of these reports will confer a favor by writing to the Corresponding Secretary, 1 11 Fifth Avenue, New York City. The subject of this sketch was born a.slave in Clinton County, Mo., January 1st, 1855, and received her freedom by the Emancipation Proclamation. Her master had very strong personal reasons for being interested in her welfare, and encouraged her early education. After gaining her freedom, she continued to prosecute her studies with diligence and fitted herself for teaching in the public schools, which she did with great success for twenty years. For the last six years she has been engaged in traveling and lecturing in the interest of the Western College, located at Macon, M0. She is now in the employment of the American Baptist Home Mission Society, and will give ler time entirely to lecturing in behalf of the education of her people. Mrs. Scott has special qualities for this important service.. Her experience enables her to speak...show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916093
  • 9781236916099