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J., 385; Lloyd, Rev. J. 203, 252; Loo- | Salvation by Christ, an Essay written by Adam,
mis, Rev. H., 209, 252; Loughridge, Rev. a pupil of the Futtehgurh school, 311.
R. M., 22, 184, 206; Lowrie, Rev. W. Siam Mission, 2, 132, 161, 208.
M., 2, 116, 136, 167, 208, 209; McAuley, Rev. South Seas : extracts from Report of London
W. A., 2, 208, 373 ; McCartee, Dr. D. B., 2, Missionary Society, 65.
208; McBryde, Rev. T. L., 2, 208; McKin. Statistics : of American missions, 1, 10; of Eu-
ney, Rev. E., 2, 206; Miller, Rev. J. W.385 ; ropean, 33; of population and Evangelical
Morrison, Rev. J. H., 3, 47, 207 ; Newton, churches in the U. S., 34; of religious and
Rev. J., 2, 207; Owen, Rev. J., 3, 14, 48, 77, benevolent societies, 204, 277.
145, 182, 207, 246, 337, 368; Porter, Rev.
J., 2, 207; Priest, Rev. J. M., 2, 207; Ran- Texas Mission, 1, 54, 206.
kin, Rev. J. C., 2, 40, 207; Sawyer, Rev. R. The true spirit, 83.
W., 2, 176, 207,—death of, 148; Sawyer, Thoughts on the support of missions, 74.
Mrs., 147, 207, 282; Scott, Rev. J. L., 2, 13,
207; Vanderveer, Miss J., 2, 54, 207 ; Walsh, United States : Statistics of Population and of
Rev. J. J., 2, 207; Warren, Rev. J., 3, 207; Evangelical Churches, 34.
Wilson, Rev. J., 2, 207 ; Wilson, Rev. H., Usefulness of missionaries dependent on their
54, 206 ; Wilson, Rev. H. R., 2, 207, 220 ; piety, 144.
Wilson, Rev. T., 2, 207.

Young, Rev. Dr. J. C., Sermon of, before the
Recent Intelligence, 19, 62, 118, 148, 186, 221, Board, 329.

251, 283, 319, 349, 383.

DOMESTIC MISSIONARY CHRONICLE.

A. A., Letter from, 295.

in Indiana, 27, 28, 93, 124, 125, 156, 197, 198,

229, 262, 291, 358, 390; in Iowa, 356, 357,
Board of Missions : Action and position of, 60.

393; in Kentucky, 94, 230; in Michigan,
Board of Publication : Books of wanted, 157.

57 ; in Missouri, 26, 126, 326, 355; in
Books : Religious, and Tracts. Want of, 58;

New Jersey, 390; in New York, 157; in
importance of, &c., 156; value of, 198.

Ohio, 28, 29, 30, 59, 94, 198, 230, 231, 292;
Christians, Address to, 89.

in Pennsylvania, 125, 322, 326; in Tennes-
Church Extension : Action of the General As- see, 158, 293; in Virginia, 60, 95, 159, 294,

sembly, 257; action of the Board of Missions, 355 ; in Wisconsin, 57 ; in the West, 27, 158.

259; Address of the Committee, 260. Missionary aid, fruits of, 58; importance of, 92.
Church formed, 93, 126, 154, 355, 358.

Missionary field, 293 ; in the interior of Penn-
Congregations in the West, growth of, 156. sylvania, 322; in Iowa, 355.

Missionary labours, results of, 92.
Day of small things, not to be despised, 159.

Missionary lise, lights and shades of, 94.
Elder, Presbyterian, a good one, 94.

Montgomery, Rev. J., death of, 59.
General Assembly, action of, 229.

Notice, 295.
House of worship erected, 121, 291, 294.

Pastors and Elders, Address to, 126.
Indiana, Northern, wants of, 155.

People, anxious to hear the gospel, 94; spiritual
Intemperate, warning to, 123.

wants of, 197.
lowa, Wants of, 189.

Readers, Address to, 159.
Labourers, want of, 126, 154.

Remarks, editorial, 262, 326, 359.
Lord, what he hath done, 229; knoweth them Report, Annual, abstract of, 225.
that are his, 30.

Revival of religion, 28, 95, 124, 157.
Marshall, Rev. George, report from, 195.

Scovel, Rev. S., report of, 196.
Minister, instalment of, 262; want of, 358.
Missions, Domestic: No. 1, 151 ; No. 2, 193 ; || Treasury, receipts in, 32, 63, 95, 128, 159, 199

No. 3, 289; No. 4, 321 ; Friends of, Address 231, 296, 328, 360, 395.

10,327 ; Claims of, 90; Thoughts on, 25, 121. What are we to do? 27.
Missionaries : Communications from—in Ala-| Wisconsan, state of society, &c. 57.

bama, 30; in Arkansas, 59, 154, 155 ; in Flo.
rida, 293 ; in Illinois, 59, 92, 123, 124, 357, 358; Year, the new, 30.

THE

FOREIGN MISSIONARY CHRONICLE.

JANUARY, 18 44.

NOTICES OF AMERICAN FOREIGN MISSIONARY

INSTITUTIONS:

Compiled for the Foreign Missionary Chronicle, from the Annual Reports of 1842-3.

BOARD OF FOREIGN MISSIONS

OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.

Home Department. Forcign and Domestic Boards, published MEMBERS of the Board.—The Board monthly at one dollar per year; circulation consists of one hundred and twenty clerical 4800 copies. and lay members, elected by the General The Foreign Missionary, a small news Assembly; one-fourth being elected annual paper, published monthly by the Foreign ly. The Rev. Samuel Miller, D.D., is the Board, at one dollar for eight copies to one President of the Board.

address, two dollars for twenty copies, three Executive Committee.—Rev. Dr. W. dollars for thirty-five copies, and five dollars W. Phillips, Chairman, Rev. Drs. J. McEl for sixty copies ; circulation, 13,500 copies. roy, J. J. Janeway, G. Spring, G. Potts, and Receipts — For the year ending May 1, J. M. Krebs, Rev. D. Wells, and Messrs. J. 1843, $63,334 95, of which, from the AmeLenox, H. Auchincloss, W. Steele, and W. rican Bible Society $3000, from the AmeriLowrie.

can Tract Society $2200, and $3375 from Business Officers.—Walter Lowrie, Esq. individuals for the Mission. House.

From Corresponding Secretary, the Rev. Daniel May 1 to Nov. 1, the receipts of the Board Wells, Treasurer, and the Rev. John c. were $22,257 93, besides $10,000 specially Lowrie, Assistant Secretary. Address for China. Mission House, 23 Centre-street.

Missions. AGENTS.- Rev. I. N. Candee, in the western and south western Synods. Address

The Board has missions in Texas, among Springfield, Ohio.

the Indian Tribes, in Africa, Siam, China, Rev. A. B. Qnay, in Synods of Pittsburgh and India. and Wheeling. Address—Beaver, Pa. Texas.—There is one missionary, the

Rev. W. M. Fall, in the Synod of Phila. Rev. W. C. Blair, at Victoria, who has a delphia. Address Lewistown, Pa. school under his care, and has religious ser.

The Rev. W. H. Foote, is the Correspond. vices, which are attended chiefly by the in. ing Secretary and General Agent of the habitants of the town; though occasionally Central Board of Foreign Missions. Ad- also Romanists from the Mexican states are dress-Richmond, Va.

brought within reach of the means of grace. PUBLICATIONS — The Annual Report made The Foreign Board was charged with the to the General Assembly, published in June oversight of the whole field in Texas by the of each year.

last General Assembly; and the Committee, The Missionary Chronicle, organ of the having authorized three appointments, have

VOL. XII.-1.

summer.

been in correspondence with several persons, , R. Q. Way and wifo embarked for this field in the hope of procuring the services of more of labour in November last. clergymen in that country. The results of

China.—The Rev. Walter M. Lowrie, and this correspondence are not yet known.

Dr. J. C. Hepburn and wise, are at Macao. INDIAN Tribes. There are missions The Rev. T. L. M.Bryde and wife reached among the lowas, the Creeks, and the Chip. this country in November, on their return pewas. The Rev. W. Hamilton, Mr. S. M from China, on account of the failure of Irvin, teacher, and Mr. F. Irvin, farmer, are health. Dr. D. B. M'Cartee, and Mr. R. Cole, stationed among the Iowas, and they endea. printer, and wife, embarked for this inission vour to be useful to the Sacs also, who are in October last. Mr. C. took charge of the a ncighbouring tribe. A school has been matrices for casting Chinese metallic type, conducted for several years, but without type-foundry, printing-press, &c. Mr. Lowmuch encouragement. It is now to be made rie expected to visit the ports open to foreign. a Manual Labour Seminary, supported in ers at the north in September and October, part by the Indians themselves, and its pros. to obtain information. The Committee are pects are quite promising. A small printing now making arrangements to send five misestablishment has been placed at the service sionaries to this great field early in the next of this mission.-Among the Creeks, are sta. tioned the Rev. R. M. Loughridge, and the

INDIA.- In the north-western provinces of Rev. E. M'Kinney, who reached their scene this country the Board has three missions. of labour during the last year, and are cn. The Lodiana Mission embraces the stations couraged by the prospect before them, though of Lodiana, rear the Sutlej, 1170 miles no particular events require notice in this north-west of Calcutta ; and Saharunpur, cursory review.—The Rev. P. Dougherty

near the Jumna, 130 miles south-east of Lo. and Mr. H. Bradley are labouring among the diana. Sabathu has been relinquished for Chippewas and Ottawas at Grand Traverse the present, and the Rev. J. M. Jamieson Bay, Michigan. Their school is prospering ; | and wife have renoved to Simla as a tenthe Indians are forming habits of industry porary station, (see p. 311 of the last vol. and sobriety, and a church has been organ. ume.) The Rev. Messrs. J. Newton, J. ized with a number of hopeful converts as Porter, and L. Janvier, Dr. W. Green, and members. This mission continues to enjoy Mr. R. Morris, printer, with Mrs. Newton, abundant proofs of the Divine favour.

Mrs. Janvier, and Mrs. Morris, are stationed AFRICA.—The Rev. R. W. Sawyer, Rev. at Lodiana, with some native assistants, J. M. Priest, and two or three assistant mis- schools, a printing establishment, and a small sionaries, are settled amongst the Kroos, with church. The Rev. W. S. Rogers and faini. a boarding school of 36 pupils under the care ly have returned to this country on account chiefly of Mrs. Sawyer, assisted by Miss of Mrs. R.'s health.—The Rev. Messrs. J. Vantyne, Mrs. Priest, and Mr. M'Donough. R. Campbell, J. Caldwell, and Mr. J. Craig, Mr. Sawyer has many opportunities of preach. and their wives, are at Saharunpur, with one ing the gospel to the people. —At Monrovia, or two native helpers, a boarding and com. the Rev. J. Eden is pastor of the church, mon school, church, &c. The last Annual which has 32 members. Mr. E. also teach. Report states that upwards of eight millions es a school of about 60 scholars.—At Sinoe, of pages of forty-three works, in four lanthe Rev. T. Wilson is probably before this guages, were printed at Lodiana in the pretime settled, and engaged in missionary la. ceding year. The Presbytery of Lodiana bours among the colonists and natives.-All reports one native candidate for the holy minthe missionaries of the Board in this field are istry under its care. persons of colour, excepting Mr. and Mrs.

The Furrukhabad Mission is composed of Sawyer. Messrs. Wilson and Priest joined the Rev. Messrs. H. R. Wilson, jr., J. L. the mission during the last year, having lest Scott, J. C. Rankin, W. H. M'Auley, and this country in April.

J. J. Walsh, with their wives, and Miss SIAM.—The Rev. W. P. Buell and his Vanderveer, teacher, and native helpers. Mr. wise are stationed at Bangkok, with encour. and Mrs. Walsh embarked for this mission aging prospects of usefulness. The Rev. " in July last. The only station at present occupied is Futtehgurh, on the Ganges, || Board of Missions of the Proabout 750 milcs above Calcutta, though testant Episcopal Church. Messrs. Rankin and M'Auley live nearer the city of Furrukhabad. It is probable a new WESTERN AFRICA. Stations at Cape station will be formed at Mynpoorie, a city | Palmas and five other places in that vicini. 40 miles distant from Futtehgurh--for an ty, with four clerical missionaries, Rev. account of which see pp. 172, 173 of the Messrs. Savage (now in this country,) Payne, last volume. The boarding-school, with Smith and Hazlehurst ; seven male and fe. about 100 orphan pupils, the high school. male teachers, mostly coloured ; five native with about 70 scholars, and some village assistants ; children catechised (and in schools, have been supported as in former schools] 157; communicants, 28. The Rev. years, and the other duties of the mission Mr. Minor, Miss Coggeshall, and Mrs. Sa. performed as usual. One native candidate i vage, were removed by death. The Re.

for the ministry of the gospel is reported by port makes a brief reference to the difficul. 'the Presbytery of Furrukhabad.

ties between the missionaries and the coloThe Allahabad Mission consists of the nists, and mentions that instructions had Rev. Messrs. J. Wilson, J. Warren, J. E. been given to the missionaries" to retain the Freeman, J. Owen, and J. Wray, all of thein primary station at Cape Palmas, except in married men, excepting Mr. Owen, with the last resort." Several considerations several native helpers. The Rev. J. H. affecting the mission are stated briefly, Morrison has returned to this country on ac- which “continue to strengthen its claims count of health. The orphan schools con- for Episcopal supervision.” tain about 50 pupils; and besides several

China.—The Rev. W.J. Boone, M.D., day-schools, with about 250 scholars, an

and his wife, spent a part of the year at Ku. English and Vernacular seminary has been lang-su, near Amoy, one of the ports lately established, in which it is designed to give

open to foreigners, where they were engaged instruction in the more advanced branches in missionary duties, and much encouraged of education. As this institution has been in their work; but Mrs. Boone was called but lately established, we have no particular to her reward on the 30th of August, 1842. report to make of its progress. The church The Report mentions an impressive remark has reccived several native converts, and the made by this lady during her last illnessprinting establishment is vigorously conduct.

If there is a mercy in life for which I feel ed; of nineteen works in four languages, grateful, it is that God has condescended to four millions and a half of pages were re

call me to be a missionary ;” and a not less ported as printed during the last year. Al

touching dying declaration was made by her lahabad is at the junction of the Ganges and father, the late Chancellor De Saussure, of Jurna, nearly 500 miles above Calcutta.

South Carolina, that “the surrendering his For more particular details concerning all child up to God's service had been to him a these important missions, the reader will sanctified event, weaning him more from consult the communications of the mission earth, and enabling him to fix his affections aries as given in the pages of this Magazine. with more steadiness on heavenly things.” See also an Abstract of the last Annual Re- The Rev. Mr. Boone has returned to this port on pp. 197–200 of last volume.

country for a season, and measures are in Summary. — Missions, 10; stations, 14 ; progress for sending several missionaries with

him on his return to China. A pledge has clerical missionaries, 29; physicians, 3; teach.

been made by two gentlemen to support ers, 4; printers, 2; farmer, 1-most of whom

three missionaries for a term of years. The are married ; female teachers, 2; native ag

Committee express much interest in having sistants—; scholars, about 900, of whom up

a Missionary Bishop for China. wards of 200 are in boarding schools ; communicants, exclusive of the mission families, Eastern MISSIONS.—Under this title are about 100.

classed the missions of the Episcopal Board at Athens, Crete, and Constantinople and Mesopotamia.

The station at Crete, where there is one

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missionary with his wife, is to be discon-| communicants; and Bishop Kemper speaks
tinued. At Athens there is one missionary, in very favourable terms of their “ real
with his wife, two female teachers, several healthful religion."
Greek teachers, and 500 scholars. A vio- The Domestic Committee, which has the
lent attack was made on this institution and charge of Indian missions, proposed a
its conductors by one of the Greek news- "Scheme" for the establishment of a Bishop-
papers, misrepresenting their object, and de- ric to the Indians. The Indian Territory,
nouncing those who should send their child west of the Mississippi, is to be constituted a
dren to the school; which caused some pub- Diocese. The Board approved of this scheme,
lic excitement for a while, but was allayed and resolved to raise $20,000 for the en-
by the prudent course of the missionaries, dowment of an “ Indian Bishopric,” towards
and called forth many expressions of confi. which object $500 annually have been offer-
dence from various quarters. The Commit- ed by several gentlemen in Savannah.
tee propose gradually to reduce, and ulti-

FINANCES.—The Foreign Committee re.
mately to relinquish, this mission.
It is not easy to give a satisfactory brief Domestic Committee $38,835 60. Of these

ceived $35,197 50 during the year, and the notice of the mission at Constantinople and

sums a considerable part, more than onein Mesopotamia. It consists of the Rev. Mr. Southgate, and of two other gentlemen ferings on a particular Sunday, in view of

third, appears to be composed of special ofrecently appointed to the field in Mesopota- the deficiency in the regular contributions of mia. The Committee had determined, for

the churches. various causes, to relinquish their station at Constantinople, and to concentrate their

PUBLICATIONS.—The Spirit of Missions has strength in efforts for the good of the Syrian

a circulation of 3850 copies. Church; but Mr. Southgate declined to leave that city, and proposed to place himself under the Gospel Propagation Society. Baptist Board of Foreign It would seem that some joint arrangement

Missions. is now contemplated, by which he will remain at his present post as the agent of both

INDIAN Missions.—Among the Ojibwas, societies. His proceedings seem to aim at there are two stations; two preachers, and a closer union of the British, American, and two female assistants ; 40 scholars in the Syrian Episcopal churches, in the hope of English mission school, and five adult na. elevating and reforming the latter-an ob- tives; 50 church members reported.--Otta. ject which all the sincere followers of Christ was in Michigan; one preacher and teacher will approve, provided it be not prosecuted in and his wife ; scholars, not reported; church a sectarian spirit. The managers of Mis members, 18. — Tonawandas and Tuscarawas sionary Societies and their agents, in these in New.York: one preacher, and three fe. days of over-heated zeal, need to bear in male assistants; 60 scholars, of whom 12 mind the catholic spirit of true religion, as

were added to the church during the year ;. taught by our Saviour's reply to his zealous church members reported, 60. The habits disciple, -Luke ix. 49, 50, “ And John of the Indians are generally those of a civi. answered and said, Master, we saw one lized community.”Otoes, on the Platte ri. casting out devils in thy name; and we forver: this mission has been discontinued. bade him, because he followeth not with us. Shawanoes : five stations ; five preachers, And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not : of whom three are teachers, and one a prinfor he that is not against us, is for us." ter; seven female assistants; two native as.

sistants; churc hmembers reported, 61; se. Texas. There are three stations and three veral small works printed in Shawanoe, Putamissionaries in this new country-Houston, watomie, and English. An unhappy state Matagorda, and Galveston, being the places of things existed at this mission during the occupied.

year; seven native members were suspend. Indian Tribes.—The school at Green Bayed, the boarding school at Shawanoe station has been closed. The “ Oneida mission” is broken up, and the preaching of the Word reported as having one missionary and 98 "rendered void; but matters were somewhat

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