Foreign Missionary Chronicle Volume 5

Foreign Missionary Chronicle Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...1085 5 8 Friends on the Continent, 1009 14 5 Brethren in Great Britain, 680 3 6 Friends in Great Britain, 5774 0 10 Brethren in North America, 78 2 2 Friends in North America, 381 2 5 Pennsylvania Society in Connexion with the Brethren, 2000 0 0 Legacies: on the Continent, 843 15 3 in Great Britain, 1035 18 2 Interest, 63 17 5 1. That, from the commencement of the year 1836, up to this present date (December), the amount of Subscriptions and Donations paid over to the Treasurer, either by Associations or individuals, on account of the General or Special Funds for the support of the Brethren's Missions, has fallen very far short of the contributions received, for many years past, during a similar period. 2. That the favorable balance, which the statement of 1835 exhibits, is to be ascribed, not merely to the extraordinary aid which flowed into our Mission Treasury before the close of the year--and which includes above 1S00(. in Legacies--but also to the circumstance, that several important undertakings in the West Indies, the expense of which, it was expected, would have materially increased the burden of the year 1835, had, owing to a variety of causes, to be postponed to a future period. The Committee trust that the above statement will not be considered to breathe the language of complaint: it is made under livelier feelmgs of gratitude for the help already afforded, than of anxiety on account of the supplies, which the work, which they are favored to promote, may require in the time to come. Summary View of the Missions for 1835. Smith Africa.--Peace was at length concluded between the English Government and the Caffres; according to the terms of which, the Western Caffre Territory became subject to English authority, under the name of more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596250
  • 9781236596253