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produced in their views, and feelings, mented missionary, Mrs Ann H. Judand prospects, which caused a thrill of son, and which has since been conwonder and joy to pass through the ducted by her worthy associates in the audience. A great number of people Burman Mission :-accordingly, it is were present. The worldling was as the wish of the Society, that the montonished and confounded, and the saint, eys forwarded by them, be still apexulted in the efficacy of the gospel. plied to this object.

Two, white females also professed It is with deep regret, that we find faith in the blessed Redeemer. One our annual contribution so much di. of these was peculiarly interesting. . minished-yet would not thence be The meek and entire dependence on discouraged. We trust that the Misthe atoning sacrifice which was man- sionary spirit will no longer languish ifested in her experience, connected among us. Indeed, since the recent with the propriety of her conduct, encouraging accounts have reached produced a lively sensation in the con. us, relative to the progress of the eastgregation.

ern mission, an increased interest has They were all baptized, and after apparently been excited in this truly wards we sat down to commemorate noble cause. It has become the more the death of our blessed Redeemer. It earnest prayer of many friends of Zion was the most interesting day we have here, that the light of the glorious ever witnessed at this place.

gospel may quickly be spread over naThere have now been twenty bap- ' tions who are now enveloped in moral tized at this station. There are a great darkness and death--that our mission.' number more whose minds are agitat- ary brethren may be sustained and ed about the concerns of eternity, and prospered in their labors of love, and who are inquiring after the way of that through their instrumentality, the truth. I hope the Holy Spirit will whole heathen world may ere long be lead them to trust in the sacrifice of converted to God. the blessed Jesus.

To every Christian heart, it is truly I am, Rev. Sir, your obedient ser

grateful to hear of the advancement vant in the Gospel, EVAN JONES.

of the Saviour's kingdom, among ig

norant and degraded heathen. But to Rev. L. Bolles.

the female breast, this cause appeals with peculiar power. It is anxiously hoped, that this impulse will not be

felt in vain ; but that it will be uni. LETTERS TO THE TREASURER OF versally attended with correspondent THE BAPTIST BOARD OF FOREIGN efforts, in behalf of that large portion

of our miserable fellow beings who

are “perishing for lack of knowledge." Richmond, April 25, 1829.

Yours, very respectfully, Dear Sir,

JANE N. DANIEL, Cor. S.C. In compliance with a late resolution

FRANCES B. GREENHOW, Dir. of the.“ Richmond Female Judson Society,” the sum of fourteen dollars is dow remitted to you, as Treasurer of the “ Baptist General Convention for Missionary purposes, in the United

FROM REV. JOHN PECK, CAZENOStates.” This suin, which is the an VIA, N. Y. JUNE 30, 1829. nual contribution of the “ Judson Society,” you will receive by the hand

“I have received about one hundred of the Rev. James B. Taylor, pastor of dollars for the Foreign Mission within the second Baptist church in this city; a short time, and liberal contributions and agreeably to the wish of the above for our State Convention, to the amount named Society, will place it to the of one thousand dollars. It has done credit of the “ Virginia Baptist Mis- me good to see the zeal manifested sionary Society.”

among God's dear children for the The design of the “ Judson Jociety,” spread of the gospel among the destiit is generally known, is to assist in tute. May the blessing of inany ready supporting the native female school, to perish come upon them." established by the late useful and la Dea. H. Lincoln. Sept. 1829.

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TABLE OF BAPTIST ASSOCIATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND BRITISH PROVINCES.
Rev. Noah Davis, Agent of the Baptist General Tract Society, with much industry and care, compiled from the Minutes of Associations,
and published in the Tract Magazine, for January last, a statistical table of the Baptists in the United States and British Provinces, as correctly as
could be ascertained. This table is very convenient for reference, and it is desirable to extend its circulation. For some considerable time we have
had it in type; but other matter has prevented its insertion in the Magazine. As the anniversaries of many Associations will be held the present and
following months, its publication at this time will be appropriate, and we doubt not it will be welcome to our readers.

Associations. States. Chs. Min. Bpd. Total. Date. Associations. States. Chs. Min. Bpd. Total. Date. Associations. States. Chs. Min.Bpd. Total. Date.
Upper Canada

U.C.
15 11 78

855 1828
Berkshire
N. Y. 12 7 55 750 1827 Northumberland

Pa. 5

3 133 1828 New-Brunswick N. B. 30 8 140 1341 do Black River

do 33 22 114 2159 1828 Philadelphia

do 24 28 149 815 do Nova Scotia N. S. 27 23 334 1772

do Cayuga

do 26 18 112 2214 1827 Redstone

do 23 24 36 1047 1826 Bowdoinham Me. 45 34 74 3005 do 25 19 144 1337 1828 Susquehannah

do

4 4 2 210 1828 Cumberland do S3 26

do Chemung

do 19 12 8 756 1826

Washington

do

9 6 18 305 1827 Eastern Maine

31 18 229 2320 do

Cortlandt
do 17 15 114 2052 1828 Delaware

Del. 9 9 15 538 do
Lincoln
27 371 2930 do Essex

11 4 22 605 1827 Baltimore

Md. 14 16 48 588 do
Penobscot

25 18
240 1269 do Franklin
22 18 138 1896 1828 Salisbury

do 16 9 22 433 1828 York 30 19 63 1299 do Genessee 19 12 102 1085 do Accomac

6 5 50 5:20 1827 Dublin N. H. 18 10 82 908 1826 Holland Purchaso

32 25 148 1634 do Albermarle

do 18 8 68 1641 1828 Meredith

do 15 18 49 1193 1828 Hudson River do 20 22 183 2450 do Appomattox

do

9 150 1789 1827 Salisbury 20 12 143 1296 do Lake George

do 9 8 6 486 1825 Columbia

do 18 *8 68 1641 1828 Leyden 20 20 77 1489 do Madison

do 32 25 168 3046 1828 Dover

do 48 37 1437 14403 do Barre 13 7 2 508 do Monroe

do 10 11 59 882 do Goshen

do 31 17 302 4485 do Danville

do 18 5 70 701 do Niagara

do 12 12 58 604 do Green Briar

do 10

4 243 1825 Fairfield

do 17 8 33 1018 1826 Ontario

42 27 193 3202 1827 Ketocton

do 21 6 109 1556 1828 Manchester

do 7 5 35 506 1828

Oneida

do 19 16 64 2344 1828 Meherin

14 8

97

905 Vermont do 24 13 28 1523 do Otsego

do 22 22 171 1718 do Middle District

11

1300 1827
Woodstock Vt. & N, H. 27 26 142 2682 do Onondago

do
20 12 51 1210 do Parkersburg

do 3 1 33

do Shaftsbury Vl. & N. Y. 26 27 167 25-15 1826 Rensellaerville

do 21 16 41 2035 1827 Portsmouth

do 27 12 1096 3722 1828 Berkshire

Mass. 14 10 107 861 1828 Saratoga

do 23 12 35 2364 1828 Rondoke

do 31 22

2412 1825 Boston

do 24 33 346 3223 do Seneca

do 16 9 85 1036 1827 Shiloh

do 28 12 96

2386 1828
Salem
do 19 23 325 2264 do Steuben
do 19 17 117 1216 do Strawberry

do

16 9 92 1048 1827 Sturbridge

do 13 12 22 918 do St. Lawrence do 21 13 251 1875 1827 Tease's Valley do

9

257 1825 Old Colony

do 16 13 10 1050 do Union

do 15 14 49 1117 do Union

do
16 11

570 do
Wendell

do
8 9 57 756 do Washington

do 8 153 1312 1828 Cape Fear

N.O. 13

124

843 1828
Worcester

do
17 18 153 1655 do
Warwick N. Y. & N.J. 21
79 1371 do Catawba

do
14 11

512 1827
Westfield
do 17 17 22 1363 do New York
do 27 26 98 1888 1827 Chowan

do

28 18 246 3200 1828
Warren

R. I.
28 18 192 3498 do

New Jersey
N.J. 34 21 130 2292 1828 County Line

do
12 SO 127

1240 1825
Ashford

Con.
15 10 27 1216 do Abington
Pa. 10 7 26 633 1827 French Broad

24 10 83

926 1828
Hartford
do 25 18 111

1894
do Beaver

do 26 412 1828 Flat River

15 14

1841 1825 New Haven do 14 20 192 1275 do Bridgewater

do 10 4 652 1826 Goshen

19 8 23 568 1827 Neu-London do 19 24 120 1922 do French Creek

5 28 366 1827 Kehukee

35 17 160 1506 1825 Stonington Union do 14 16

82 2677 do Juniata do 11 10 38 456 1828 Mountain

do 19 7

794 do

do

do

14

10

do

do do

do

do

Mo.
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8 14

312

982 1828

Associations,
Neuse
Pee Dee
Raleigh
Sandy Creek
Yadkin
Bethel
Charleston
Edgfield
Moriah
Saluda
Savannah River,
Ebenezer
Georgia
Hephzibah

Ocmulgee
* Piedmont
Sarepta
Sunbury
Tugueloo
Yellow River
Alabama
Bebee
Bethel
Cahawba
Flint River
Mount Zion
Muscle Schoals
Caney Fork
Concord
Cumberland
Elk River
Hiwasse
Holston
Powell's Valley
Red River
Salem
Tennessee
Buttehalcby

States. Chs. Min. Bpd. Total. Date.
N. C.

19 10 98 793 1826

9 5 10 449 do do

25 18 227 1668 1825
do 16 8 10 932

do
do 10 5

384 1827
S.C. S3 27 130 2147 1825
do 43 47 726 4757 1828
do 36 28 84 2145 1826
do

12 14 64 799 1825
28 21 91 1044 1828

23 24 425 3951 do Ga. 29 13

200 1196 do do

39 25 1716 5405 do do

36 17 310 1757 do do

62 29 1712 4685 do
do
11 5

267 1825
32 15 68 1366 do
18

9 278 5886 1827
do

23 9 142 1172 1828

20 12 619 1281 do Ala.

22 8 159 874 1825 do

17 6 49 481 do 9 8

549 1828
33 28 102

1431 1827
23 IS 89 1200 1828
do

85

do
do
20
57 708

1827
Tenn.
19 9 33 776

do do

8 38 914 do II 11

879 1825
27 29

81 1806 do
10

633 do
22 27 97 1149 do
19 10

853 1828
28

119 2001 1825
29 16 17 1360 1828
do
19 20

902 1825
Miss
8 14 1883

1827

Associations. States. Chs. Min. Bpd. Total. Date. Green River

Xy. 30 18

23 1532 1828 Highland

15 8 12 465 1825 Licking

27 14 79 1215 1827 Little River

do 33 15

1369 1825 Long Run

31 20 800 3277 1827 North Bend

do

17 IS 57 1194 1828
North District

23 18 649 2093 do
Russel's Creek

do

20 8 35 944 do Salem

do

23 15 158 1655 do South District

do

21 10 39 1568 1825 South Union

do

10 7 81 340 do Stocktons V.

do 15

68 090 1828 Tate's Creek

do

25 17 1395 3046 do Union

do

IS 8 292 875 1827
Columbus

Ohio
17 12 19 475

1825
Eagle Creek

do
3

3 176 do
East Fork of L. Mia. do

15 13 195 Grand River

do 18 8

89 761 do Huron

16 s 21

262

do Kiilbuck

8 6 17 248 do Little Miami

16 8 195 382

do Mad River

23 15 95 885

do Mahoning

26 14

307 1003 do Meig's Creek

17 13 67 736 do Mobecan

17 IS 30 615 1825 Muskingum

28 20

IOSO do
Miami

do

24 12 228 1031 1827
Ohio

do
119

435 1825
Scioto

do
14 IT

508 do
Stillwater

do
12 6

17 249 1828 Michigan • M. Ter.

3 16 168 do Seventh-day Con. U. S. 22 25 295 3171 do

Associations.
Mississippi
Pearl River
Union
Louisiana

Little Rock
Bethel
Cap. Girardieu
Concord
Cuivre
Fishing River
Missouri
Mount Pleasant
Salt River
Salem
Illinois
Fort Humanity
Little Wabash
Muddy River
Sangammo a
Wabash District
Blue River
Coffee Creek
Flat Rock
Indianapolis
Laughery
Little Pidgeon
Silver Creek
Union
White Water
Baptist Association
Bethel
Bracken
Burning Spring
Campbell
Concord
Elkhorn
Franklin
Gasper River
Gosbea

States. Chs. Min. Bpd. Total. Date. Miss.

17 9 45 551 1825 do

38 19 132 1303 1828 do 18 6 37 522

1825 La. 10 12 32 225

1827 A. Ter.

8

2 17 88 do

10 17 277 do 13

7 350 do 14 14 9 354 1827

175 1823 IS 12 26

406

1827 12 S 45 248

1828 do 31 15

00 1248 1827 do

12 6 19 281 de do 13 12 136 061

1828
Illi.
10 8

386 1825
do

47 275

do do II 3 54

1828 do

14

406

1825 do 9

26

232 do do 15 12

S04

do Ind. 29 28 79

987

do
19 IS 57 743 1828
II 10 21 298 1825

II IIS 755 1828
2017 30 $84 do
16 20 SO SOS

1825
12 6 38 363 1826

8 3 40 232 1825
23 II 37 ICOS do

8 5 142 952 1828 do 16 14

106

1282
do
17 10 28

1366

1825 do

439 do
8
7

347 1827
S 40 681 1828
22 7 1676 4346 do
18 12 285 1738 do

10 35 1048 do
do
19

39 1025 1827

do

199

do
do
do
do
do

do
do
do

do

17 12

do
do
Ky

do

do
do
do
do
do
do
do

do
do

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TOTAL AMOUNTS.

Ass. Chs. Min. Bap.
In 1828 212 4056 2822 29031
In 1827 195 3852 2487 17405

17

Mem.
283381
249400

do
do

lacrease,

17

204

335

11020

33921

THE total numbers of 1828 are believed to be considerably short of the truth, as the year past has been distinguished by great displays of divine power and grace in the conversion of
sinners. The materials for making up the account, were indeed more ample than the last year's, but still there was a great deficiency. The Minutes of some Associations have never been for-
warded, and in other instances the totals of 1825, 1826, or 1827, have from necessity been inserted. The Corresponding Secretary of each Association is requested to forward a copy of the
Minutes to the Rev. Noah Davis, Agent of the Tract Society, at Philadelphia, that the annual tables published in future may be accurately stated from the lasi printed Minutes.

NEW YORK BAPTIST MISS, SOCIETY.

CALCUTTA BAPTIST FEMALE

SCHOOL SOCIETY.

DOW

tian knowledge, and the gospel of

Mark, and also spelling, writing, geogThe New York Baptist Missionary raphy, &c. Several schools have reSociety held its annual meeting in the ceived names from patrons in the Unitcity of New York, at the Oliver Street ed States; as the Salem, New York, Baptist meeting house, June 2. We are Philadelphia, &c. and among the items gratified to learn from the Report of its of donations for their support, is an acproceedings the last year, that it is rendering efficient aid in advancing the Re knowledgment of eight hundred and

In deemer's kingdom. Several churches twenty, dollars from America.

some instances, children read with recently formed, have been materially aided in supporting the ministry of the great facility, any book used in the word, and missionaries have been ap- instruction, have also commenced in

schools. Mothers, who have received pointed to labor in different sections, structing their female children, which, We notice with pleasure, that several in its progress, may be expected soon churches, who have received assistance, have in return formed missiona- tion which females occupy in society

to effect a happy revolution in the stary societies, and made encouraging re

in Bengal. mittances, to replenish the funds ad

The Committee state the numerous vanced for their assistance.

difficulties which still impede their progress, with a view to bespeak the patience of their patrons in Great Britain and America. The prejudices

of the people, the frequent recurrence The prophet Zephaniah affirms that of disease, the numerous holidays, and the Lord will famish all the gods of the the injurious effect of exposure to the earth. As idol worship is supported by ig- weather on the health of the superinporance, superstition, cruelty and vice, tendants, all contribute to hinder thein it is apparent that the diffusion of light, in their exertions. Disappointment is and the prevalence of truth, must ne

sometimes experienced by patrons, cessarily famish the heathen gods. when the particular school to which The various efforts which are

their funds are appropriated does not making to evangelize the world, will prosper. On this and other accounts, therefore possess a deep interest in ev. the Committee suggest to their friends ery benevolent inind.

the propriety of allowing their contriAmong the means employed, the in- butions to be appropriated to aid the struction of children holds a prominent object generally, rather than to the place, and will, undoubtedly, soon ex: support of particular schools; which hibit the most happy results.

would relieve the minds of the ComWe have received from Calcutta, mittee from considerable anxiety, and the seventh and eighth Reports of the leave them more at liberty to proseCalcutta Baptist Female School Socie

cute the work as favorable opportuni. ty, from which we with much pleas- ties might invite. We extract the ure select the following intelligence.

conclusion of the seventh Report, deThe Baptists and Independents had scriptive of the efforts of the Board. been united in conducting the schools ; but at the seventh annual meeting, it

• Difficulties have not diminished was resolved, that the union, having their zeal in the work allotted to been found necessarily to involve some

them; and the most impressive mopecuniary and other difficulties, be tive for perseverance is found in the dissolved. But the Committee re. enlarged acquaintance, which every cord, that this measure has been adopt. successive year supplies, with the ed with the kindest feelings on both condition and necessities of the people. sides, and with affectionate wishes The work of superintendence necesthat the most abundant success may sarily leads those engaged in it into attend the labors of each denomina- the midst of their abodes, and domestion.

tic circles. Here they see things as The seventh Report, 1828, stated they are; but the knowledge gained, the number of Schools under the care

yields, alas! little satisfaction. It of the Society, to be seventeen, com

causes them to feel, that wretchedprising about three hundred and fifty ness is the Hindoo female's condition; children, superintended by Mrs Ca- that, destitute of knowledge, deprived rey, Mrs Pearce, and Mrs Yates. of liberty, living without respect, They are taught a catechism of Chris. doomed to idleness or drudgery, she is

man.

the slave, and not the companion of are having their daughters instructed

But the necessity of their ex at home. ertions is not the only motive : labor has not been in vain; success is lifting

By the eighth Report we perceive up her head, and saying, “Go for that the schools are increased to twenward.”

Year after year witnesses ty. The following is a statement of six the increase of knowledge, the subju, schools, supported by funds from the gation of prejudice, the alteration of

United States. opinion, and a growing regard for instruction among females. Let it be

The Boston School. hoped, therefore, from what is to be seen, and from what we know of the This was formerly the Doorgapore operation of knowledge on the mind, school on the mission premises there. that the time for the education of In- It contains twenty-two children, posdian Females is come.'

sesses an excellent teacher, and is in a

prosperous condition. The eighth Report, published in 1829, is also highly encouraging. In

The Boardman School. relation to the general progress of The formation of this school was efmissionary enterprises, the Committee fected early in the present year. It ask,

The contains twenty-four scholars.

master is diligent, and the school is go• Who that witnessed the rise of ing on well. these things a few years since, con. The Newburyport School. templated half of that which has been achieved ? Into whose mind did the about six months.

This school has been established

The master is a thought enter, that within forty years respectable man; and the children, there would leave different

Christian about eighteen in number, are advanccountries several hundreds of mission. ing in their learning. aries, having solely in view the glory of God and the salvation of the heath The Philadelphia School en,—that the holy Scriptures would Contains twenty pupils. On account be translated and printed in more than of the conduct of the mistress, its protwo hundred different languages and gress has not been so good as that of dialects,—that millions of Bibles and

some others. It is intended to appoint religious tracts would be circulated, — another teacher. that many myriads of the rising generation would be gratuitously instruct

The Salem School. ed, and read in their own tongues the The condition of this, which has wonderful works of God,--that tens of been long established, is very satisfacthousands of idolaters of various na- tory. About twenty children are attions, polite and rude, would abandon tached to it. the worship of the creature, and be

The New York School. come with joy the devoted servants of the great Creator? Who then imag

The character of this school is equal." ined that the inconsiderable rill of a ly good with that of the former one. tew pounds in aid of Christian beney. It contains about twenty children. olence, would have swollen to the ma Mrs CAREY, of Cutwa, having statjestic stream that is now rolling annu.

ed that an opening now presents itself ally more than half a million sterling there, she has been requested by the to fertilize the steril regions of the Committee to establish another school, heathen world?'

to be called the Bacheller School.

This measure will add another to the The prejudices of the natives in Cal- list of the American schools. cutta, in relation to female education,

The following incidents, which are so manifestly subsiding, that several read with pleasure.

have occurred in the past year, will be respectable Brahmins are now instruc, A little girl in one of the schools reters in these humble seminaries; the marked to her superintendent: “Since obtaining of scholars is compara- you told me that it was sinful to tell a

lie, I have never told one.” tively easy, and several of the most

The undermentioned case is one of a respectable in the Hindoo community decided and encouraging nature.

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