Missionary Herald Volume 81

Missionary Herald Volume 81

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...Spirit? For the darkness here is great--very, very great! AN AFRICAN BAOBAB TREE. To have found THE Missionary Herald. Vol. LXXXI.--SEPTEMBER, 1885.--No. IX. The Last Days Of The Financial Year.--When this number of the Herald reaches its readers, only a few days will remain before the financial year of the Board closes. It is desirable that all who wish their contributions to be included in the receipts of the present year should send them in immediately. For the reception of such gifts, the books of the Treasurer will be kept open until Monday, September 7. Take note, that the donations for the first eleven months of the year are less than those for the same period of the preceding year by over $33,000; also, that the total receipts are less by over $15,000. In order that the receipts for the present year may equal those of the year preceding, we need to receive, during the month of August, over $100,000. Let these last days, closing seventy-five years of missionary history, be fruitful in bringing in special generous gifts. All persons expecting to be present at the Annual Meeting in October are requested to note the limitations given in the notice upon the last page of the cover, namely, that the Committee on Entertainment "cannot undertake to provide for any persons who do not apply before September j." Please, therefore, send name and post-office address without delay. The reason for taking so much space in this number for a second article concerning the services of Dr. Marcus Whitman in Oregon will be apparent to those who read the article. While so many and such unjust aspersions are cast not only upon Dr. Whitman but upon the memory of other faithful servants of Christ once connected with our Missionary Board, it is but...show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768906
  • 9781236768902