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The American Missionary

October, 1888.

Volume XLII No. 10.


Financial. Annual Meeting Voting Members Paragraphs Qualifications Of Candidates For Mission Work Immigrants And Negroes Book Review Gift Of Books From Mr. Willey The Unconscious Influence Of Our Missionaries Expulsion Of Negroes From Marion, Ark Extracts School Echoes Rome And The Freedmen

THE SOUTH. Vacation Echoes Extract From A Graduating Essay

STUDENT'S LETTER. The Blue Jacket Teacher

THE INDIANS. Mr. Moody's Missionary Meetings

THE CHINESE. Confucius And Christ

BUREAU OF WOMAN'S WORK. Sketch Of Mission Life On The Frontier




Rooms, 56 Reade Street.

Price, 50 Cents a Year, in Advance.

Entered at the Post Office at New York, N.Y., as second class matter.

The American Missionary

American Missionary Association.

President, Rev. WM. M. Taylor, D.D., LL.D., N.Y.

Vice Presidents.

Rev. A.J.F. Behrends, D.D., N.Y. Rev. Alex. Mckenzie, D.D., Mass. Rev. F.A. Noble, D.D., Ill. Rev. D.O. Mears, D.D., Mass. Rev. Henry Hopkins, D.D., Mo.

Corresponding Secretaries.

Rev. M.E. Strieby, D.D., 56 Reade Street, N.Y. Rev. A.F. Beard, D.D., 56 Reade Street, N.Y.


H.W. Hubbard, Esq., 56 Reade Street, N.Y.


Peter McCartee. Chas. P. Peirce.

Executive Committee.

John H. Washburn, Chairman. Addison P. Foster, Secretary.

For Three Years.

Lyman Abbott, Charles A. Hull, J.R. Danforth, Clinton B. Fisk, Addison P. Foster,

For Two Years.

S.B. Halliday, Samuel Holmes, Samuel S. Marples, Charles L. Mead, Elbert B. Monroe,

For One Year.

J.E. Rankin, Wm. H. Ward, J.W. Cooper, John H. Washburn, Edmund L. Champlin.

District Secretaries.

Rev. C.J. Ryder, 21 Cong'l House, Boston. Rev. J.E. Roy, D.D., 151 Washington Street, Chicago.

Financial Secretary for Indian Missions.

Rev. Chas. W. Shelton.

Secretary of Woman's Bureau.

Miss D.E. Emerson, 56 Reade St., N.Y.


Relating to the work of the Association may be addressed to the Corresponding Secretaries; letters for "THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY," to the Editor, at the New York Office.


In drafts, checks, registered letters, or post office orders, may be sent to H.W. Hubbard, Treasurer, 56 Reade Street, New York, or, when more convenient, to either of the Branch Offices, 21 Congregational House, Boston, Mass., or 151 Washington Street, Chicago, Ill. A payment of thirty dollars at one time constitutes a Life Member.


"I BEQUEATH to my executor (or executors) the sum of dollars, in trust, to pay the same in days after my decease to the person who, when the same is payable, shall act as Treasurer of the 'American Missionary Association,' of New York City, to be applied, under the direction of the Executive Committee of the Association, to its charitable uses and purposes." The Will should be attested by three witnesses.

The American Missionary.

VOL. XLII. OCTOBER, 1888. No. 10.

American Missionary Association.


Our receipts for the eleven months ending August 31st show an increase from collections of $14,452.76; a decrease in legacies of $5,195.52; with a net increase of $9,257.24 over the corresponding months of last year. On the other hand, the expenditures for these eleven months have been $31,835.70 more than those of last year, and hence a debt of over $22,000 is impending. The explanation is to be found in the fact that an unusually large per cent... Continue reading book >>

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