The Latter Day Luminary : Vol. II. No. XIII. May 1820 ; Proceedings of the General Convention

Baptist Board of Foreign Missions

Published by Baptist Board of Foreign Missions for the United States, 1820
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Removed, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 51 pp. [p. 105-156], clean. One signature duplicated and mistakenly bound in. The subtitle is: The Proceedings of the General Convention, at their Second Triennial Meeting, and the Sixth Annual Report of the Board. This was held in the "Sansom-street Baptist Meeting-house", Philadelphia. The convention address is delivered by Robert B. Semple, President of the Convention. A second address mentions a school for Indians established at Great Crossings, Kentucky, under the direction of Rev. Mr. Ficklin; the "labours of brother Posey among the Cherokees"; Mr. Henry George, a missionary among the Wyandott and Sandusky Indians; as well as other American Indian missions. That report was written by Luther Rice. Lists the delegates to the Convention, and from whom they were sent. Includes the Constitution adopted, and addresses by John Peck, Richard Furman, Obadiah B. Brown. Lists missionaries in the United States with their expense accounts. Lists the associations around the country with the name of the correspondent and when & where they meet. There is a complete treasurer's report - there are hundreds of names in this report. There are detailed expense accounts of the many missionaries, including Elder Elkinah Comstock, Elder Ely Stone, Micaiah Fairfield, Messrs. Peck and Welch, Elder Isaac M'Coy, and Elder Humphrey Posey. List of subscribers for the "Lot in Washington." Concludes with a letter from A. Judson and J. Colman on their planned trip to Ava to appeal to the new emperor on behalf of the Christian mission. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Latter Day Luminary : Vol. II. No. XIII....
Publisher: Baptist Board of Foreign Missions for the United States
Publication Date: 1820
Binding: Pamphlet
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: 1st

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