The Missionary Herald Volume 55

The Missionary Herald Volume 55

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...and the female servants. Five females, besides Mrs. Hartwell, have led in prayer in the meeting.. Sbsngljai fission.--Cijirra. ANNUAL REPORT. The report of this mission, for 1858, after referring to sickness in one of the families, and mentioning that at the close of the year, all were in comfortable health, proceeds to speak of the employment of the several missionaries. Mr. Bridgman has been still engaged, mostly, in translating the Scriptures has put in circulation 500 Testaments and 8,000 tracts, and "has had the oversight of the little church connected with the boarding school." Mrs. Bridgman has continued her labors in the school, which now numbers eighteen pupils. An edition of 2,500 copies of the New Testament, cut on blocks, making a volume of 252 pages, has been printed. The books of Ruth, Ezra and Proverbs, have been translated or revised. Mr. Blodget has sustained a daily service at his chapel in the city, when not absent; has spent forty-eight days in itinerating, and has given much attention to a version of the Epistle to the Romans, in the Shanghai colloquial. Mr. Aitchison, though " looking anxiously for an opening into the regions beyond," has spent the year at Shanghai, excepting two months in the Spring and two in the Autumn, preaching in the open air and in chapels, in various parts of the city, and preparing two manuals for the use of converts. Mr. Macy has given himself much to the study of the Mandarin dialect, desiring, in common with Mr. Aitchison, to find a location among the Madarinspeaking people. The only native church members under the care of the mission, are two women and three pupils in Mrs. Bridgman's school. The school is conducted as heretofore, and an examination held in April was...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833066
  • 9781236833068