The Foreign Missionary Volume 39

The Foreign Missionary Volume 39

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...confided to its care. It has, moreover, taken steps to establish at Tabora a great depot for merchandise, whence travellers can obtain supplies, and where payment will be made by letters of exchange either upon Zanzibar or upon some European banker previously appointed. The price of transmitting an English pound sterling from the coast to Tanganyika, comprising the expenses of insurance against loss, ' will be six francs. The safety of the explorers will be better insured, the route, still very uncertain, will be better fixed, and little by little a limit will be set to the sort of brigandage exercised by the negro chiefs, who, under pretext of the right of way, ruin the caravans. By the aid of the eight stations, which will be soon established between Bagamoyo and Karema, and by sending goods by the society's transports, a traveller will be able to reach the lake with a light caravan in less than two months.--L'Afrz'9ue. THIS IS A WORTHY EXAMPLE, TRULY.--Rev. David Torry, D.D., Chairman of the Foreign Missionary Committee of the Synod of Central New York, has sent to every pastor in the synod a copy of the following: DEAR BROTHER: The circulation of the FOREIGN MISSIONARY of our church ought to be increased 40 fold with the beginning of 1881. It is offered to clubs of ten or more at 60 cents per year. Ear/2 number seems worth that sum. It is a rich and spirited magazine. A member of a church in Illinois had not seen it until his pastor showed him a copy, a few months ago, and now he gets five dollars' worth per year for gratuitous circulation. Are you willing to make an honest effort to get it taken, as largely as practicable, in your church for next year, attending to it as soon as early bl December?' P.S.--Please answer by...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934393
  • 9781236934390