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intelligence among all classes of people, , count it our highest privilege and honor and especially the rising generation, on to unite our bumble instrumentality with whom it will probably devolve to carry that of all the people of God, throughout out to its completion the work begun by the world, in extending the reign of our their fathers.

common King and Saviour over the Resolved, That the American Bap. wbole human fansily. tist Magazine, the official Publication of Resolved, I hat this Board rejoice and the Board, and the only channel of full give praise to Almighty God for that inand connected information in regard to crease of Christian activity which is seen the Missions under their charge, has in the various institutions established high claims to the patronage of the Chris- during the last forty years for the pretian Public; and is hereby cordially vention of sin in all its forms, and for recommended to the families and indi- removing from our guilty and suffering viduals within the limits of this Asso- race the evils which sin occasions: that ciation, who feel an interest in the cause they especially rejoice in the progress of of Foreign Missions.

the temperance reform, and of the prin

ciples of peace among the nations of AMERICAN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Christendom ; and that their earnest

prayer is, that all these associations may At the close of the 26th Annual Meeting continue to labor with wisdom and enerof the Board, the following resolutions, gy, and that others may be organized to among others, were adopted, expressive co-operate with them, until the institu

tions of Christian benevolence shall preof sentiments which must meet with a

sent a front as extended as the ravages hearty response from all Christians, and of sin ; and, favored with guidance and Christian Associations, who desire the power from on high, shall press forward speedy extension of the Redeemer's king in their joint labors to chase wickedness dom throughout the earth, and justly ap. and misery from the earth.

Resolved, That continuance and inpreciate the agency which God has appointed, lo effect the glorious consumma- God for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit

crease of servent and bumble prayer to tion.

and the conversion of all nations, is Resolved, That the Board recognize loudly called for from all the friends of all associations in this country and Eu- Christ; especially at the monthly conrope, whose object is to make known to cert for prayer, and on the first Monday the benighted nations of the earth, the of the year. character and will of the only living and Resolved, That LARGE DESIGNS, true God, and the method of salvation SYSTEMATIC and VIGOROUS contained in the New Testament, as tions, IIUMBLE brethren and fellow-laborers ; and that God, and ENTIRE SELF-CONSECRAwe will pray for the success of their TION TO THE WORK, should characefforts, rejoice in their prosperity, sorrow terize all our enterprizes for the salvation with them in all their reverses, and ac- l of this revolted and ruined world.


May 26.


Treasurer's Account. 1834.

Dr. April 21. To Cash paid to B. Jacobs, Agent for Domestic Missions, 153 40 Jona. Howe, for printing Circulars,

2 00 Bela Jacobs, Agent for Domestic Missions, 151 17 Bela Jacobs, for do.

23 48 June 13.

H. Lincoln, Treas. of Gen. Con. for For. Miss., 100 00 1835. April.

Part expenses of delegates to Con. in Richmond, 50 00 15. H. Lincolo for For. Miss.,

675 00 Oct. 6. H. Lincoln, for For. Miss.,

100 00 W. D. Ticknor, Treasurer of the Massachuselis Convention, for Home Miss.,

200 00

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Cr. Jone 7. By Balance on hand,

2 48 Oct. 30. Received of Mary Arnold, Treasurer of the Charlestowo

Baptist Female Bliss. Soc. lo educate a Burman child,
by the name of Maria T. Jackson,

25 00 1834. April 24. “ Female Benevolent Soc. of Cambridge, for Home Missions,

37 50 Baplizi Church, Woburn, for Home Missions,

35 00 Primary Foreign Miss. Soc., E. Cambridge, for Home Mizs., 25 19 Baptist Church, West Dedham, for Home Miss., 46 95 From do. for the Mass. Stale Convention, to be appropriated to Churches in Norfolk county,

23 4S - 70 43 Baptist Church in Watertown, for For. Miss.,

20 00 Female Mile Soc., Framiogham, for Bur. Miss.,

7 08 Paplist Ch. and Soc. io do. for Home Miss.,

8 76 – 15 84 May 26. Male Primary Baptist Miss. Soc., Charlestown, for Home Miss

69 00 First Baptist Church do., coi. at Mon. Con.,

35 00—104 0 Female Miss. Soc. Raudolph, for Home Miss., 23 16 Duct. J. Wales, for

10 00 Seth Mann,

500 T. W. Tolman,

5 00 T. Spear,

1 00 Other friends,

1 25 Children's Female Miss. Soc.

3 76 Micah White, for For. Miss.,

300 — 52 17 Baptist Ch. and Society, Charlestown, for For. Miss.,

44 15 Aug. 4. Males of the Brookline Church and Society, being

part of $100 subscribed to support a Karen
teacher among his own people one year,

38 00
Sept. 3.
From the above, for the same,

29 00 29. From do. for the same,

34 00—100 00 Oct. 21. Female Pri. Bap. Sliss. Soc., Charlestown, to edu

cale a Burman youth, named Maria T. Jackson, 25 00 From do., for Burinan Bible,

13 00 - 38 00 1835. April 9. Baptist Church and Society, Roxbury,

151 29 Baptist Society, East Cainbridge,

32 00 First Baptist Church, Newton,

25 46 Baptist Church, West Cambridge,

15 00 Brookline Female Miss. Society,

50 00 Col. at Mon. Con., for support of Borman Teacher, 76 00 Male Primary Miss. Soc. of Brookline,

22 00–148 00 First Bap. Chh. and Soc. in Cambridge, collection, 96 50 From missionary box,

89 09–185 59 Baptist Church and Society in Watertown,

37 18 Oct. 1. Bap. Ch. Charlestown, col. Mon. Con. for Bur. Miss., 100 00

Niate and Feinale Baptist Primary Miss. Soc's. of

Charlestown, to constitute Drs. Cox and Hoby of
England, life meinbers of the Home Miss. Soc., 200 00—300 00

1464 28 James Fosdick, Treasurer.

The foregoing account bas this day been exainined, and the same found to
Le correctly cant and properly vouched.

David Fosdick, 1 Audiling


Commillee Charlestown, Oct. 6, 1835.


Account of Moneys, received in Donations, by the Treasurer of the General

Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States, for Foreign

Missions, from October 15 to November 15, 1835.
From Warren, Me., col. at Mon. Con. in the Bap. ch.-per. Mr. S.
C. Burgess,

Woburn, Mass. Juv. Soc., for translating the scriptures into
the Burman language-by Rev. T. B. Ripley,

6,17 New York Youth's Benev. Soc. in Amity St. Sunday School, for Bur. Miss. School-per G. H. Colgate, l’res't.

10, Virginia Foreign Mission Society, col. by Rev. S. Cornelius,

Agent of the Board, from associations, societies, churches
and individuals in Virginia, and published in the Religious
Herald, at Richmond, Va.,

287,86 Westbrook, Me., of Mr. Saunders—per Rev. J. S. Maginnis,

Cumberland, Me., For. Miss. Soc.- per 1). Trull, Esq., Treas., 124,13
New York,-J. H. Harris-per Rev. W. R. Williams, 10,
Bridgewater, Pa., Bap. ch. and asso.—M. S. Wilson, Treas., 42,
Renseelearville Bap. asso., for Bur. Miss.,

for Bur. bible-per Chas. Pohlman, 5,
Conhocton Bap. asso.—Mrs. Shute, 1,75; Mrs. Griffiths and
Mrs. Grimcal, ,50 each,

2,75 Schodack Fem. Mite Soc.-per H. Humphrey,

4,41 Stephentown Bap. Asso., for Bur. bible,-c. Tanner, Treas., 17,

4,91 " to sustain a Karen leacher,

5,60 Gennessee Bap. Asso.—per J. B. Bowers, Treas.,

8, Mrs. Hall-per B. N. Leach,

Rupert, Vt., Bap. ch.-per Rev. H. H. Haff,

per W. Colgale, Esq., of New York,

Charleston, s. C., General Com. of Asso.-A. C. Smith,
Esq., Treas.,

265,23 Allleboro', Mass., ch. col. at mon. con. for Bur. Miss., 7,29 Raynham, Mass., Mrs. Snow,

1, per H. H. Brown, Treas. of Warren Association,

8,29 Vermont Bap. State Convention, Jolin Conant, Esq., Treis., per Rev. W. Kimball,

309, A lein:le friend, by Mr. Clark,

,50 Newton Upper Falls—Miss Mary Kendrick, 10,; Miss Mary

Cressey, 10,- for Bur. Miss.-per Asa F. Smith,
Erie, Pa., Bap. ch. and soc., per L. L. Robinson, Treas.,

18,36; Plattsburg Fem. Miss. Soc., 2,; T. Setius, 5,; Bap.
ch. East Avon, per J. C. Stearns, 10,; a friend io missions,
3,; a little boy's inission box, ,50; D. Woodworth, 3, ;
Nath'l Coe, Treas. Alleghany Co. For. Miss. Soc., 63, ;
Fem. Bap. Sewing Soc., Dunkirk, per Rev. J.W.Sawyer,
10,; Ashtabula, 0., ch., per Eld. Chapin, 10,; Fem. Miss.
Soc., Kingsville, Ohio, 3,75; 9. Wood, ,25; Ober Dibble,
,50; Jefferson, Ohio, non. con. col., 3.; col. at Grand River
Ohio, Association, 24,33; Mrs. Wood, avails of gold beads,
3,;-all for Burman Mission,

Erie, Penn., Bap. ch. and soc., per L. L. Robinson, Treas.,
for Western Indiana,

Sand Lake Fem. Miss. Soc., per Mrs. J. Fox, Treas., 22,;
Titus Post, 3,; a brother to "willing advocate," 5,; Rev. J.
W. Parker, Montrose, Penn., 1,; L. Osgood, Vernon, 2, ;
a female friend, 3,; E. F. Armstrong, 1,

T. Sethus, 5,; Sam'ı Coruine, Beamsville, ú. C., 5,-per Mr.
J. Oakley, -for China Mission,
All per Messrs. Bennett & Bright, Utica, N. Y.,

Kennebunk, Me.-Samuel Cur:is, Esq., 4th payınent for the
education of a Burman youth, nained Ralph Curtis,

25, Mrs. Rowena C. Day-part of the balance remaining of donations to her, after completing ber outfit -per D. Cuinmings,

19,54 Mount Desert Fem. Miss. Soc., Mrs. M. Butler, Treas., por Miss Milliken,

1,86 H. LINCOLN, Treasurer.





4. In all cases, however, it may be exWe publish the following extracts or pected that the Magazine will be forletters from pastors of churches, for sev

warded gratuitously, as above mentioned, eral reasons.

only on the application of the persons 1. We would suggest how limited is

entitled to it.— It may be added, that both the circulation of the Magazine, compared Editors always should be, post paid.

the letters annexed, were, as letters to with what it ought to be. Many, very many churches of our connection, as we

S., Oct. 20, 1835.

Rev. and dear sir, have cause to believe, are as ignorant of

I regret to say that there is not, in this the contents of the Magazine as the church whole church, an individual subscriber at S., and with similar effects on the in- for the Missionary Magazine. The conterest of the monthly concert of prayer for sequence is evident, the Monthly Conmissions.

cert excites but little interest. I am now 2. It belongs specially to pastors of making effort to produce a change in churches to remedy this evil, and by ad- need of the Magazine as an Auxiliary.

this respect, but very much feel the dresses from the pulpit, or private suig. Your year, I believe, commences on the gestions, to extend the circulation of the first of January, wben I shall make an Magazine and foster the spirit of missions effort for subscribers; but you may place as far as may lie in their power. These ob. me among your subscribers from the jects are more closely united, than is gen- present time. If you can forward it to erally surmised. At the same time, the me regularly, so that I can have it at the operations of the Board of Missions de means of imparting to this people more

Monthly Concert, I think it may be the pend directly' on the interest and energy interest in the cause of Missions. with which they are sustained by the

C., Green Co. N. Y., Oct. 24, 1835. churches, in whose behall they act. And Dear sir, to whom shall they look to keep alive this I am happy to inform you,

that the interest, if not to those who are appointed church of which I am pastor is in the by the greit Head of the Church as “guides constant practice of taking a collection and ensamples?”

at every Monthly Concert of Prayer, to

aid the operations of the Board for For3. We would again remind pastors or eign Missions. Our church is smallchurches, of the resolve of the Board to of but 3 years standing-quite poor, as to supply gratuitously with a copy of the worldly possessions, yet we sometimes Magazine, not only the Secretary of every collect as much as $5,00 an evening, Auxiliary Society who shall request it, but

from the little group gathered together for prayer.

You will have the good“ the pastor of every church which shall

ness to send me your Magazine as soon regularly take a collection at the Monthly as may be, and if I can do any thing by Concert, for the benefit of the missions way of obtaining subscribers, I will under the direction of the Board." gladly do so.

PUBLISHER'S NOTICE. On account of the changes which are to be made in the Magazine in commencing a new volune, the Publisher earnestly requests all persons, who are indebted to the Work for one, two, or more years, to make immediate payment according to the bills transmitted with the present number. Wherever it can be done, it is desirable that two or more subscribers should remit their payments in the same letter, but if india viduals make remittances singly, whatever balance remains after the settlement of the old account, shall be passed to the credit of the new. Agents of the Magazine are also requested to forward all monies which they may have received for the work, as early as practicable. Remittances may be made by Mail, at the risk of the Pubs lisber.

119 Index

Abiding in Christ
814 Delawares

36, 224
Account of Moneys 47, 83, 120, 168, Deputation to the East

204, 310, 348, 384, 420, 455, 489 Dwight, Pres., Memoir of

Africa, Western
34 | Ebenezer

African Mission, Report on
272 Editors, Religious

255 Encouraging Tokens

Aldrich, Rev. Mr., Letter of 164 English Baptist Deputies to America 319
American Board 43, 115, 413, 453, 487

Union, Address of 257
Appendix to Report of Board 257

Report on delega-

28, 448

tion and letter of 259
Ava 32, 71, 151, 195, 243, 299, 31, First Convert at Coimbatore, Letter of 411

361, 397
Monday in 1835

34, 101, 248, 306 Foster, Rev. John, Letter of

Baptism, Grimke on

97 | France

34, 160, 229, 343
Baptist General Tract Society 166 General knowledge subservient to
Home Miss. Soc. Report on 266 Christianity

Literary Institutions
58 Germany

Miss. Soc. of Mass., Report 324 Gospel Commission

l'eriodicals in the U.States 51

Different impressions of 29
Baptists in America

Propagation Society


Spread of

348 Hamilton Lit. & Theol. Institution

45 Hancock, Mr., Letter of

318 Hayti

Baptists, Western Convention of 80 Hindooism, Decay of

Bennet, Rev. A., Letter of

164 Home Miss. Soc., Baptist, Report on 266
Report of, to Con. 312 Howard, Rev. Mr., Letter of 374, 443,
Bennet, Rev. C., Journal of

476, 478
Letter of
417 Minois Baptist Convention

Bible Ship

Society, Va. State, Report on 290

India within the Ganges 406, 453, 481
Board, Annual Report of

Iudian Missions, Report on

Tabular View of Missions of 31

Stations 31, 163, 308, 311, 405,452, 483
Brown, Rev. Mr., Letter of
157, 202 Infant Baptism

Journal of

Burmah 31, 71, 109, 151, 195, 236, 292 Instructions to missionaries



331, 313, 361, 397, 412, 469 Irving, Rev. E., Death of

Burman Mission, Report on

Calcutta Baptist Missionary Society 380 Johnson, Dr. Samuel, Letter of
Candy's Creek

433 Jones, Rev. Evan, Letter of 42, 43,
Carey, Rev. Dr., Death of

308, 341. 483, 484
Chase, Prof., Ad. or, to missionaries 466

Rev. J. T., Letter of 101, 306,

35, 227

310, 375, 378, 412, 413


Journal of

Christianization of
169 Judson, Rev, Mr., Journal of


35, 228

Letter of

203, 313
Christianity, Prospects of


Christian, Who is the best

Mrs., Letter of

31, 246, 4-12 ickapoos

Churches, Difference between

82 Kincaid, Rev. Mr., Letter of 39, 78, 153
Church Missionary Society


201, 299, 301, 335, 399
Classics, Study of


Journal of 71, 195,
Columbian College, Report on 263

331, 361, 397
Comstock, Rev. Mr., Lelier of 374, 418 Last Command, The

Convention, 8th Triennial, Meeting of 205 Liberia 79, 114, 162, 167, 233, 308, 419
Corresponding Secretary, Duties of 253 Lise, Making the most of


226 LITERARY NOTICES.-Whitefield's
Creek Nation, Western
405 Persuasives to Religion

Crocker, Rev. Mr., Letter of

449 Morrison's Counsels to young men ib.
Cummings, Miss, Letter of

41 Thornton's Preciousness of Christ ib.
Death of

202 Holy Bible, arranged &c., by 'T. W.
Cutter, Mr., Journal of
37, 469 Coit

Letter of 151, 155, 340, 446 American Ladies' Magazine
Daily Concert of Prayer
176 Rev. C. Colton's Address

Dean, Rev. Mr., Journal of
478 Young Infidel reclaimed

Mrs., Death of

376 Child's Book on Intemperance ib.
Biographical notice of 410 Youth's Book of Nat. Phil.





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