The Ninth Report of the Committee of the Hibernian Church Missionary Society, Auxiliary to the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East to the General Meeting of the Society, Held on the 11th April, 1823; With an Appendix, and a

The Ninth Report of the Committee of the Hibernian Church Missionary Society, Auxiliary to the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East to the General Meeting of the Society, Held on the 11th April, 1823; With an Appendix, and a

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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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ... of view, the most economical. ' In reviewing the nine Missions of the Society, the Report commences with the most uncivilized part, the Noam-wzsr AMER1CAN M1SSl-1- of which there isas yet little to communicate. The Rev. Mr. Vest is expected shortly in this country to take out his family; and the Rev. Mr. Jones has recently been ordained to go out as an assistant to this station. The Committee are, however, strongly encouraged to the cultivation of this important and silensive field, hy the representations of that zealous and enterprising traveller Capt. Franklin. The Report next adverts to the New ZEALAXD Mrsstos. The difficulties siisihg from the conduct of Shunghae were noticed in the last Report; Hie ohject in coming to this country is now clearly ascertained to have heen, that of procuring arms and ammunition; and in addition to those he hy various means procured here, on his arrival at Po)t Jackson he sold the valuahle presents which had heen given him hy the Society, and hy many henevolent individuals, and purchased a formidahle numher of military weapons for tho gratification of his corrupt dispositions. The grace of God, however, encourages his servants to hope, that their lahours and sacrifices shall not he in vain. Had all who have, heen employed in' their service maintained their Christian integrity. the Committee would have had no fear ofthe result; hut they are compelled to record, that they have heen under the painful necessity of separating two memhers from the Society's service on account of their misconduct. There are, however, still seventeen persons engaged in this Mission. Notwithstanding every discouragement, it has produced very heneficial effects; and while the late events call loudly for the exercise..show more

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