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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 humble 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 whole buman family. tist Magazine, the official Publication of Resolved, That this Board rejoi 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 liinits 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 bearty 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. preciate the agency which God has ap

Resolved, That continuance and inpointed, to 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 EXERcontained in the New Testament, as tioås, 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.




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Treasurer's Account. 1834.

Dr. April 24. To Cash paid to B. Jacobs, Agent for Domes:ic Missions, 153 40 May 26. Jona. Howe, for printing Circulars,

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

23 48 June 13.

H. Lincolo, 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 Massachuselts Convention, for Home Miss.,

200 00

1455 05 Balance on hand,

9 23

1464 23


May 26.

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Cr. June 7. By Balance on hand,

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

Baptist Female Miss. Soc. to 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 Baptist Church, Woburn, for Honie Missions,

35 00 Primary Foreign Miss. Soc., E. Cambridge, for Home Miss., 25 19 " Baptist Church, West Dedham, for Home Miss., 46 95

From do. for the Mass. State Convention, to be ap-
propriated to Churches in Norfolk county,

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

20 00 Female Mite Soc., Framinghaun, for Bur. Miss., 7 08 Baptist Ch. and Soc. in do. for Hoine Miss.,

8 76 -15 84 Male Primary Baptist Miss. Soc., Charlestown, for Home Miss.,

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

33 00-104 0 Female Miss. Soc. Raudolph, for Home Miss., 23 16 Doct. J. Wales, for

10 00 Seth Mann,

5 00 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.,

3 00 - 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 From the above, for the same,

23 00 From do. for the same,

34 00–100 00 Oct. 21. Female Pri. Bap. Hiss. Soc., Charlestown, to edu.

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

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

151 29 Baptist Society, East Cambridge,

32 00 First Baptist church, Newton,

25 16 Baptist Church, West Cambridge,

15 00 Brookline Female Miss. Society,

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

22 00–148 00 First Bap. Chb. 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

Male and Female Baptist Primary Miss. Socis. of

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

Sept. 3.



1464 28 JAMES FUSDICK, Treasurer.

The foregoing account has this day Leen examined, and the same found to be correctly cast and properly vouched.

David Fosdick, Auditing

JOSEPH CARTER, Commillee Charlestown, Oct. 6, 1833.


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 Youthi's Benev. Soc. in Amity St. Sunday School, for Bur. Miss. School-per G. H. Colgate, l'res'i.

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 D. 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. Grittiths and
Mrs. Grimcal, ,50 each,

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

4,41 Stepbentown 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. Hali-per B. N. Leach,

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

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

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

265,23 Aulleboro', 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 Vermoul Bap. State Convention, John Cquant, Esq., Treas.,

per Rev. W. Kimball,
A lemnule friend, by Mr. Clark,

Newton Upper Falls-Miss Mary Kendrick, 10,; Miss Mary
Cressey, 10,—for Bur. Miss. -per Asa F. Smith,

20, Erie, Pa., Bap. ch. and soc., per L. L. Robinson, Treas.,

18,36; Platısburg Fem. Miss. Soc., 2,; T. Serhus, 5,; Bap.
ch. East Avon, per J.C. Stearns, 10,; a friend 0 missions,
3,; a little boy's inission box, ,50; D. Woodwortli, 3,;
Nath'l Coe, Treas. Alleghany Co. For. Miss. Soc., 63,;
F'em. Bap. Sewing Soc., Dunkirk, per Rev. J.W. sawyer,
30,; Ashtabula, O., ch., per Eld. Chapin, 10,; Fem. Miss.
Soc., Kingsville, Ohio, 3,75; 4. Wood, ,25; Ober Dibble,
,50; Jefferson, Ohio, mon. con. col., 3,; col. at Grand River
Ohio, Association, 24,33; Mrs. Wood, avails of gold heads,
3,;-all for Burman Mission,

Erie, Penn., Bap. ch. and suc., per L. L. Robinson, Treas.,
for Western Indians,

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, I,

T. Sethus, 5,; Sam’ Coruine, Beamsville, U. C., 5,-per Mr.
J. Oakley, -for China Mission,

All per Messrs. Benveli & Bright, Utica, N. Y.,

208,73 Kennebunk, Me.--Samuel Cur:is, Esq., 4th payınent for the education of a Burman youth, named Ralph Curtis,

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

19,54 Dlount Desert Fem. Miss. Soc., Mrs. M. Butler, Treas., per Miss Milliken,

1,85 H. LINCOLN, Treasurer.


APPLICATIONS FOR THE MAGAZINE. 4. In all cases, however, it may be es

We publish the following extracts of pected that the Magazine will be forletters from pastors of churches, for sev.

warded gratuitously, as above mentioned,

only on the application of the persons eral reasons. 1. We wonld suggest how limited is

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

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

S., Oct. 20, 1835.

Rev. and dear sir, have cause to believe, are as ignorant of the contents of the Magazine as the church whole church, an individual subscriber

I regret to say that there is not, in this 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 sug. Your year, I believe, commences on the gestions, to extend the circulation of the first of January, when 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. Ai 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 u bose behalf 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 evsamples?”

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 10 of but 3 years standing-quite poor, as to supply gratuitously with a copy of the world!y possessions, yet we sometimes Magazine, not only the Secretary of every collect as much as $5,00 an evening, Auxiliary Society who sball request it, but from the little group gathered together “ the pastor of every church which shall

for prayer. You will have the good

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 volume, the Publisher earnestly requests all persons, who are indebted to the Work for one, two, or more years, to inake 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 indi. 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 Pube lisber.


Abiding in Christ
314 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-

248, 448

tion and letter of 259
32, 71, 151, 195, 243, 299, 331, First Convert at Coimbatore, Letter of 411

361, 397
Monday in 1835

34, 101, 218, 306 Foster, Rev. Jobo, Letter of

Baptism, Grinke 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

Periodicals in the U.States 54

Different impressions of 29
Baptists in America

Propagation Society


Spread of


348 Hamilton Lit. & Theol. Institution 137
45 Hancock, Mr., Letter of

348 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. 342 Howard, Rev. Mr., Letter of 374, 443,
Bennet, Rev. C., Journal of

476, 478
Letter of
447 Illinois Baptist Convention

Bible Ship


Society, Va. State, Report on 290

India within the Ganges 406,453, 484
Board, Annual Report of
217 Indian Missions, Report on

Tabular View of Missions of 31

Stations 31, 163, 308, 311, 405,452, 483
Brown, Rev. Mr., Letter of

Journal of


Burmah 31, 71, 103, 151, 195, 236, 292 Instructions to missionaries

331, 343, 361, 397, 412, 469 Irving, Rev. E., Death of

Burman Mission, Report on

Calcutta Baptist Missionary Society 380 Johnson, Dr. Samuel, Letter of


Jones, Rev. Evan, Letter of 42, 43,
Candy's Creek
Carey, Rev. Dr., Death of


308, 341. 483, 484

Rev. J. T., Letter of 101, 306,
Chase, Prof., Ad. of, to missionaries 466

35, 227

310, 375, 378, 412, 413

Journal of

Christianization of


Judson, Rev, Mr., Journal of


Letter of 203, 343


Christianity, Prospects of

Mrs., Letter of

Christian, Who is the best
34, 246, 442 Kickapoos

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, 448 Last Command, The

Convention, 8th Triennial, Meeting of 205 Liberia 79, 114, 162, 167, 233, 308, 449
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

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

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

Dean, Rev. Ms., Journal of 439, 478 Young Infidel reclaimed

Mrs., Death of

376 Child's Book on Intemperance ib.
Biographical notice of 440 Youth's Book of Nat. Phil.


157, 202 Infant Baptism

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