Missionary Register Volume 7

Missionary Register Volume 7

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...examination, much to the satisfaction of a very numerous assembly. EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIETY. The Report of the Seventh Year has been lately put into circulation. An abstract of it appears in the preceding pages of this Number. The Eighth Report was delivered at the Anniversary held on the 27th of May, at the Central School in Baldwin's Gardens; his Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, President, in the Chair. After the reading of the Report, the President, in moving that it should be printed, urged on the Meeting to make it their great object to carry an Institution, already productive of such extensive benefit, to the highest attainable degree of perfection. This would be effected with most certainty, by a steady prosecution of the original plan; and by admitting no alteration, but with the utmost caution and after mature deliberation. His Grace expressed his sorrow that it had been found necessary to reduce the number of Training Masters, from ten to six: these were persons from whom the greatest advantage was derived; but the state of the funds, it appeared, would not admit of their continuance to the extent of the former establishment: when this circumstance became known, he hoped that it would awaken public attention; and that benevolent persons would not hesitate to prevent an inconvenience, serious in itself, though apparently slight. The number of Schools united were not so great in this, as in the preceding year: the diminution arose from various circumstances: the Institution had made considerable advance in the establishment of Schools; and the falling-off naturally arose from the approach which was making toward a general formation of them. There was one point of considerable moment alluded to in the Report--That the...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236534212
  • 9781236534217