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FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS.
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.
MIDDLESEX AND NORFOLK BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY.
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.,
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,
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
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
1464 28 James Fosdick, Treasurer.
The foregoing account bas this day been exainined, and the same found to
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.
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
287,86 Westbrook, Me., of Mr. Saunders—per Rev. J. S. Maginnis,
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,
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,
18,36; Plattsburg Fem. Miss. Soc., 2,; T. Setius, 5,; Bap.
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.
Abiding in Christ
Union, Address of 257
Report on delega-
tion and letter of 259
97 | France
34, 160, 229, 343
Different impressions of 29
164 Home Miss. Soc., Baptist, Report on 266
India within the Ganges 406, 453, 481
Stations 31, 163, 308, 311, 405,452, 483
433 Jones, Rev. Evan, Letter of 42, 43,
308, 341. 483, 484
Rev. J. T., Letter of 101, 306,
310, 375, 378, 412, 413
82 Kincaid, Rev. Mr., Letter of 39, 78, 153
201, 299, 301, 335, 399
Journal of 71, 195,
331, 361, 397
226 LITERARY NOTICES.-Whitefield's
449 Morrison's Counsels to young men ib.
41 Thornton's Preciousness of Christ ib.
202 Holy Bible, arranged &c., by 'T. W.
376 Child's Book on Intemperance ib.