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FOR THE YEAR 1821.
Published at the expense of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign
Missions, and all the profits devoted to the promotion of the missionary cause.
VIEW OF THE MISSIONS, FUNDS, EXPENDITURES, AND PROSPECTS OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR
1818 ing Secretary and Clerk of the Prudential Committee.
Rev. Daniel S. Butrick, JEREMIAH Evarts, No. 22, Pinck
Rev, William Chamberlain, ney Street, Boston, Treasurer.
Mrs. Flora Chamberlain,
Mrs. Potter. 1. MissION AT BOMBAY, 1814 * Rev. Gordon Hall, 1814
1817 Mrs. Hall,
1816 Mr. Moody Hall, Teacher,
1818 Mrs. Philomela Newell,
Miss Sarah Hoyt, Teacher,
Miss Anne Hoyt, Helper,
Mr. Milo Hoyt, Teacher,
1818 Mr. Abijah Conger, Farmer and
1819 Mrs. Mary Graves, Rev. John Nichols,
Mrs. Conger, Mrs. Elisabeth Nichols.
Mr. John Vail, Farmer,
George Halsey, Mechanic,
1:820 Rev. James Richards,
1816 Mrs. Butler, Mrs. Sarah Richards,
Mrs. Ann Paine, Teacher.
IV. MISSION AMONG THE CHOCRev. Daniel Poor,
TAWS. Mrs. Susan Poor,
Rev Cyrus Kingsbury,
1818 Rev. Levi Spaulding,
1819 Mrs. Sarah B. V. Kingsbury, 1819 Mrs. Mary Spaulding,
Rev. Alfred Wright.
1820 Rev. Miron Winslow, Mrs. Harriet L. Winslow,
Mr. Loring S. Williams, Teacher, Rev. Henry Woodward,
Mrs. Matilda Williams, Mrs. Woodward,
Mrs. Judith C. Williams,
1819 Dr. John Scudder,
Mr. Moses Jewell, Mechanic,
1819 Mr. James Garrett, Printer.t 1820 || Mr. AnsonDyer, Teacher&Farmer, 1820
Mr. Zech. Howes, Teach. & Farm. The missionaries arrived at Bombay, | Mr. Joel Wood, Teacher&Farmer, Feb. 11, 1813; but did not consider themselves
Mrs. Wood, as settled in the mission, till the beginning of 1814. The dates, in this summary, refer to
Mr. John Smith, Farmer, the time, when the respective missions were
Mrs. Smith, established, and the time when the missiona. ries became attached to the missions under * The Rev. Mr. Potter and his associates which their names now stand. Where no date left New Haven, Con about the first of Nostands against a vame, the date next above is vember; and it is supposed they may have the true one. Mr. Garrett sailed from Boston, April 6, joined the mission about the close of the year.
+ Mr. Smith and his associates left their 1820, and it is probable he reached Ceylon homes in September; and it is supposed they early in the ensuing fall.
may have joined the mission in December. VOL. XVII.
Mr. Calvin Cushman, Teacher and barn, and other out-buildings, and a gar-
1820 den, for the Principal;-a house, barn, Mrs. Cushman,
&c. with a few acres of good tillage land Mr. Elijah Bardwell, Teacher and for the Steward and Commons:-all sitFarmer,
vated sufficiently near to each other and Mrs. Bard well,
to the Congregational meeting-house, in Mr.William Hooper, Teacher and the south parish of Cornwall, Con. Mechanic,
and eighty acres of excellent wood land, Miss Hannah Thacher, Teacher, about a mile and a half distant. Miss Judith Frissell, Teacher.
The object of the School as set forth
in the Constitution, is—"The education V. MISSION AMONG
in our own country of Heathen Youths, KEES ON THE ARKANSAW.
in such manner, as, with subsequent Rev. Alfred Finney,
1820 | professional instruction will qualify Mrs. Finney,
chem to become useful Missionaries, Rey, Cephas Washburn,
Physicians, Surgeons, School Masters, Mrs. Washburn,
or Interpreters; and to communicate to
the Heathen Nations such knowledge Mr. Jacob Hitchcock, T'eacher and
in agriculture and the arts, as may Farmer,
prove the means of promoting Chris. Mr.James Orr, Teacher&Farmer,
tianity and civilization." As these Miss MinervaWashburn, Teacher.
youths are designed for a higher educaVI. SANDWICH ISLANDS.
tion, than is expected to be obtained at
our Mission Schools in heathen counRev. Hiram Bingham,*
tries, it is deemed of no small importMrs. Sibyl M. Bingham, Rev. Asa Thurston,
ance, that they be only such as are of Mrs. Lucy Thurston,
suitable age, of docile dispositions, and
of promising talents. Mr. Daniel Chamberlain, Farmer,
In the constitution there is a provision, Mrs, Jerusha Chamberlain,
that youths of our own country, of acDr. Thomas Holman,
knowledged piety may be admitted to Mrs. Lucia Holman,
the school, at their own expense, and at Mr. Samuel Whitney, Teacher &
the discretion of the Agents. Mechanic,
In the first year of the School twelve Mrs, Mercy Whitney,
youths were admitted two from heaMr. Samuel Ruggles, Teacher,
then lands and two natives of ConnectMrs. Nancy Ruggles,
icut. Of these, Henry Obonkiah, John Mr. Elisha Loomis, Printer,
Honooree, Thomas Hopoo, and William Mrs. Maria T. Loomis. :
Tennooe, had before been objects of John Honooree,
Christian liberality, and for some time Thomas Hopoo,
under Christian instruction. The rais
Native William Tennooe, (Teachers.
ed hopes, founded, under Providence, on
the unquestioned piety, the distinguishGeorge Sandwich,j
ed talents, and the excellent character VII. MISSION TO PALESTINE.
of Obookiah, terminated in his triumRev. Levi Parsons,
1820 || phant departure from these earthly Rev. Pliny Fisk.
scenes, before the first year of the
panions, Honooree, Hopoo, and TenREPORT OF THE PRUDENTIAL
nooe, Mr. Ruggles, one of the two COMMITTEE.
Connecticut youths, and George Tam(Concluded from our last volume.)
oree, particular mention has just been Foreign Mission School.
made under the head of the Sandwich
Island Mission.Of the other six, adThis consecrated Seminary was instituted in the autumn of 1816, and opened other Connecticut youth, and George
mitted the first year, James Ely, the the beginning of May 1817. There Sandwich and William Kummoo-olah belong to it a commodious edifice for the
from the Sandwich Islands, are still School, a good mansion house, with a
members of the School; one has been
dismissed for misbehavior, one for inca* Tliis mission embarked Oct. 23, 1819, and, as is hoped, reached the Islands in the pacity, and the other is absent. ensuing spring. George Sandwich sailed from From year to year, since the first, Boston, Nov. 27, 1820.
youths of different nations have been