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THE

MISSIONARY HERALD

FOR THE YEAR 1821.

VOL. XVII.

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.

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THE

MISSIONARY HERALD,

VOL. XVII.

No. 1.

JANUARY, 1821.

VIEW OF THE MISSIONS, FUNDS, EXPENDITURES, AND PROSPECTS OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR

FOREIGN MISSIONS.
The Board was instituted in June, 1810, and incorporated June 20, 1812.
The Rev. SAMUEL WORCESTER, D.D. 11 III. MISSION AMONG THE CHERO-
of Salem, Mass. is the Correspond-

KEES.
Rev. Ard Hoyt,

1818 ing Secretary and Clerk of the Prudential Committee.

Mrs. Hoyt,

Rev. Daniel S. Butrick, JEREMIAH Evarts, No. 22, Pinck

Rev, William Chamberlain, ney Street, Boston, Treasurer.

Mrs. Flora Chamberlain,
Rev. William Potter, *

1820

Mrs. Potter. 1. MissION AT BOMBAY, 1814 * Rev. Gordon Hall, 1814

1817 Mrs. Hall,

1816 Mr. Moody Hall, Teacher,
1814

Mrs. Hall,
Rev. Samuel Newell,

1818 Mrs. Philomela Newell,

1818

Miss Sarah Hoyt, Teacher,
1816

Miss Anne Hoyt, Helper,
Rev. Horatio Bardwell,
Mrs. Rachel Bardwell,

Mr. Milo Hoyt, Teacher,
Rev. Allen Graves,

1818 Mr. Abijah Conger, Farmer and
Mechanic,

1819 Mrs. Mary Graves, Rev. John Nichols,

Mrs. Conger, Mrs. Elisabeth Nichols.

Mr. John Vail, Farmer,

Mrs. Vail,
II. MISSION IN CEYLON, 1816.

George Halsey, Mechanic,
Dr. Elizur Butler,

1:820 Rev. James Richards,

1816 Mrs. Butler, Mrs. Sarah Richards,

Mrs. Ann Paine, Teacher.
Rev. Benjamin C. Meigs,
Mrs. Meigs,

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,
Mrs. Maria Scudder,

Mrs. Jewell,
Dr. William W. Pride,

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.

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Mr. Calvin Cushman, Teacher and barn, and other out-buildings, and a gar-
Farmer,

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

THE CHERO

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
school had expired. Of his three com-

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

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