The Missionary Herald Volume 25

The Missionary Herald Volume 25

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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...be given when their respective annual reports shall be received. In noticing these anniversaries, the editors of the New York Observer remark--It will be seen that three Societies have celebrated their first anniversaries here during the present week, while those of longer standing have been making noble progress.--The receipts of the American Bible Society have increased from #75,879 93 to #143,184 33 (more than the receipts of the two preceding years;) and the number of books issued is 200,122, being an increase over the issues of the preceding year, of 65,515.--The receipts of the Home Missionary Society during the year amount to $26,997 31--being #6,198 03 more than those of the year preceding; and the number of its missionaries and agents has been increased from 201 to 304.--The report of the American Tract Society exhibits an increase in its receipts of more than $15,000--the whole amount being #60,153 98;-while the number of tracts printed has increased to 6,268,000, being a gain of 1,249,000. AMERICAN SEAMEN'S FRIEND SOCIETY. The first anniversary of the society was held in Wall Street Church, on the evening of May 12th, Francis Markee, Esq. in the chair. The services were introduced with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Codman, of Dorchester, Ms. The report was read by the Rev. Joshua Leavitt, the corresponding secretary, and general agent; after which addresses were made by the Rev. Dr. Matthews, of New York, and the Rev. Messrs. Linsley, of Hartford, Ct., and Mcllvaine, of Brooklyn. AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY. The annual meeting of the society was on the morning of May 13th, in the Wall Street Church, S. V. S. Wilder, Esq., the president, in the chair. The Rev. Dr. Richards, of Auburn, opened the meeting with prayer. The report of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965752
  • 9781236965752