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Rochester, Wm. Alling, second payment,

First Presb. Cb., Phila. T. M. M., by Mr. $100; E. Lyon, to make Mrs. Edmund

Purves,

10 00 Lyon a L. M., $30; Mrs. Hamilton, $10; Eleventh Presb. Ch. Phila., bal. of Coll., by

15 25

Mr. W. Hall, others, in part, $61 02, in part, to sustain twenty missionaries,

201 02 Menuhim. N J., Presb. Ch., Rev.D. H. JohnA reader of the Home Missiopary,

10 00 son, $10; Miss H. K. West, $2; Miss NonFifth Presb. Ch.,

1 00 cy Thompson, $5; Robert Thompson, $3 ; Romulus, by Rev. M. Barton,

28 25 Elisha Beach, $3 ; Ebenezer Fairchild, $2; Shelden, by Rev. Ward Childs,

25 OU D. T. Cooper, $2; J. S. Watkins, $2; J. Victory, by Rev. D. Waldo,

18 75 Dayton, $2; A. Degroot, $I; otbers, Waverly,

2 65 $50 72, West Groton, in part, to make Rev. S. S. South Orange, N. J., Presb. Ch., Coll. for 1843, Clark a L.M.,

12 50 $35, by ira Taylor, Esq. : Coll. for 1844, Williamson, 2 00 $37 08, by Rev. J. Vance,

02 08 Yates, by Rov. Isaac Flagler,

12 00 Second Pre-b. Cb., Newark, N. J., Coll. $165,

(of which $100 by a member of the congre$908 06 gation, is to const, Rev. E. Cheever a L.D. of P. H. M.S)

165 00 Receipts of the Central Agency at Utica, N. Y., Central Presb. Ch.do., Nehemiah Perry, 1 00 frorn Feb. 1, to March. 1, 1844. Red. A. Crane, First. Presb. Ch. Newark, N. J., John TaySecretary:

lor, $100; Rev. David Hayes, $50; Lad. Bellville, S. Hackley, $2; Mrs. Sergeant, 50

Home Miss. Soc., by Mrs. J. N. Tuttle, $60; 2 50

Isaac Baldwin, $20; E. A. Baldwin, $5; cents,

E. Osborn, $5; D. Colton Jr., $10; Isaac

23 70 Cooperstown, by Rev. A. E. Campbell, Gilbertsville,

30 41 Nichols, $20; Wm. Rankın, $20; Wm. Guilford, in part,

15 50

Tuttle, $15; S. P. Smith, $10; Robert

Nichols, $10; P. H. Porter, in part, to

18 75 Harford, by J. D. Baker, Holland Patent, Coll., $750 ; Mrs. J. F. Scov.

const. Mrs. C. Porter a L. M., $10; E. Van ell, $5; Mrs. Hasbrouck, $2,

14 50

Autwerp, $10; J. N. Tuttle, Esq., $10; Hon. Norwich,

21) 50

L. Condit, $10; A. L. Day, $10; W. ShuOlego, by Rev. F.Janes,

50 00

gard, $3 ; Cash, $1; A. Nichols, $5; Jesse Rome, Firat Ch., J. W. Bloomfield, to const.

Baldwin, $3; Cash, $3 ; Casb, $1; D. A. T. B. Jervis and Rev. J. H. Jones Life Mem

Hayes, Esq., $5; W. A. Myer, $5; Cash,

$2; Cash, $1; H. H. Nichols, $5; Cash, bers, $60; Coll., of which $30 is to const. Rev. A. P. Beebe a L. M., $40,

100 00

$1; do. $1; do. $1; W. Nicbols, $5; Saml. Sanquoit, Legacy of the late E. N. Booth, by

Baldwin, $2; A. Garrock, $2; P. Jacobus, Mis. E. Booth, Ex'rx., of which $30 is to

$5; Hon. J.C. Horublowcr, $5; Young Peoconst. Mrs. Eunico Booth a L.M.,

50 00

ple's Miss. Soc., in const. Miss Phebe W. St. Lawrence Co., Aux., by J. Smith, Treas., 25 00

Taylor and Miss Sarah E. Lyman, L. M.,
Sberburue, Fem. Soc. of Ind., of which $30 is

hy Mr. Carter, Treas., through Rev. E.
Cheever, $60,

491 00 to const. Miss Amanda Locke L. M. $10; Coil. by Dr. Buckingham, $35 31,

75 31
Rockaway, N. J., Prest.Ch., Rev. Mrs. King,

13 69 Smyrna, Deac. I. Foote, $12; Coll. $9 74,

$10; othere, $3 62, (in part),

21 74 Steuben, First Cong. Ch.,

6 10

Basking Kijge, N. J., Presb. Ch., Mrs. C. Me
Branch Ch.,

3 25
Eowen, $10 ; Mrs. A. Hill, $1; Alexander

16 0

McEowen, $5, Utica, First Ch., Coll.,

85 36 Whiteshoro,

West Chester, Pa., Presb. Ch., Coll.in Ch., by
22 01
Mr. Purves,

22 Oi Woodville, by H. Hunt,

2 00

Reading, Pa., Presh, Ch., Hon. Wm. Darling, Unknown, by "

10 00

$10; S. Bell, $10; W. Strong, Esq., $10;

Mrs. Chas. Davis, $5; U. Schreiner, 35; $576 63

Rev. W. Sterling, $5; T. M. O'Brien, $3; Receipt of the Philadelphia Home Missionary So.

C. M. Pearson, $3 ; Jas. McKnigbt, $3 ; ciety from Jan. 1st, to March 1st, 1844, Red. E.

Wm. Eckhert, $5; Mon, Coo. Coll, $10;

125 50

others, $26 50, R. Fairchild, Secretary.

East Whiteland, Pa., Presb. Ch. Coll., by Lewes, Dol. Presb. Ch., Rev. C. H. Mustard,

Rev. A. Converse,

12 00 $4 25 ; Wm. Russell, $3; Robert West, Filih Presb. Ch., Phila., Mon. Con. Coll., by $3; Samuel Payuter, $2; J. Wolher, $2;

Mr. G. W. McClelland,

50 00 Margaret Wilson, $2 ; R. R. Russell, $2; Central Presb. Ch., N. L., Phila., W. Donald. others, $23 75,

44 00
800, by Rev. A. Rood,

20 00 York Preob. Ch., Pa., Miss Coleman, through Berlin, Md., Presb. Ch., Henry Franklin, the Post office,

30 00 $1 50; John Hudson, $1; E. W. Heory, Prompton, Pa., Presb. Ch. Coll., by Rev. Mr.

M. D., $1; Mrs. A. Robins, $1; Leander Haslings, $3 70, and by Rev. dr. Miller,

Clifton, $1; Mrs. Martha Riley, $1 ; Mrs. $11 30,

15 00 Rachel Purnell, $1; Robt. F. Bowen, $1; Bethany, Pa., Coll., by Rev. Mr, Hastings,

L. P. Ayres. $1; Cash, $1; Cash, $1 : N:ocy $3 20 ; by Jasp Torrey, Esq., to const.

Franklin, 50 cents; L C. Groves, 50 cents; his son, Mr. Stephen Torrey, a L. M., $30 ;

Mrs. Martha Sturges 50 ceuts; Misses E. aud by Rev. 1. Miller, $17 -9,

51 09 and R. Riley, 50 cents; Miss Blaria Massey,. Montrose, Presb. Ch., Pa., by Rev. Mr. Has.

50 cents, and others, $1 50,

15 00 tings,

70 00 Wilmunyion, Del., unknown, through the Harloril, Cong. Ch., Pa., Coll., by Rev. Mr.

l'ost office, by Rev. Wm. Hogarth, Hastings,

32 00 Durham, N. Y., through the Post-uffice, Rep. Carboudale, Pa., Presb. Ch., Coll., 45 50 T. Willistoni,

2 00 Welsh Ch.

8 25

Pili-lurghi, Pa., Third Presb. Ch., B. A. Bloomfield, N. J., Presb. Ch., Board of Benev.

Fulmuestock. Esq..

10 00 $ou; Mou.

0. Coll., $20, by Mr. Z. B. Weat Bloomfield, N. J., Coll. in Presh. Ch., Dodd.

100 00

through Rex. E. Cheever, of Newark, 4200 Maryland, “Cecil," through the Post-office, 500 Vakuowu, by Rev. G. H. Hastings, Gibson, Presb. Ch., Pan Coll, by Rev. E. Byde,

6 92

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PREACII the GOSPEL-Mark xvi. 15.
How shall they PREACH, except they be sent ?—Rom. X. 15.

PUBLISHED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN HOME

MISSIONARY SOCIETY,

At the Society's Office, 150 Nassau-street, New-York.

VOL. XVII.

FOR THE YEAR ENDING APRIL, 18450

NEW YORK:

PRINTED BY WILLIAM OSBORN,

88 William-streels

THE NEW YORK PUELIC LERARY

20E'39 Astor, Lenox and Tilden

Foundat013.

INDEX TO THE HOME MISSIONARY.

.

Page.

Page :
Additions to the Churches,
28 Campbellism in Ky.,

87, 186
Address of Rey. T. Baldwin, 50; of Rev. Canada H. M. Society,

W. M. Rogers, 53; of Dr. Stowe, Cannon, Rev. F. E., on sun-dried bricks, 104
55; of Rev. J. Todd, 60; of Rev. H. Cases of conversion,

17, 81, 88
Curtis, 210; of Rev. N. B. Purinton, 173 Catholic curse,

212
Advances Westward,

27
Catholics,

87
Advantages of our national position, 210 Catholics in Arkansas,

125
Adverse influence,
91 | Catholic wakefulness,

125
Affecting scene,
156 Cave, Makoqueta

105
Afflicted, but progressive,

108 Census of lowa in 1844, 147; of Mis-
Afflictions, 15; sanctified, 13; severe,

184
souri in 1844,

253
Aged disciples,
180 Central Agency, N. Y.,

34
Agencies, (see Auxiliaries.)

Central Com. of' Agency for the West, 36
Agency, effect of
173 Changes in 1844,

223
Agency, Indian, in Iowa,
221 | Changes in Michigan,

140
Aid acceptable,

149 Churches aided, Appeal to
A. H. M. S., 18th Anniversary of, 44; Church building,

14
18th Report,

25 Churches built of sun-dried bricks, 97
Aspiration,
230 Churches, Poverty of

152
Antinomianism, romance of

67 Church formed,

107, 222, 275
Anniversary, 18th,

44, 49
Do. in a bowling alley,

276
Appeal for pious laymen,
152 | Cincinnati, Central Committee at

36
Appeal to the churches aided,

22 | Clark, Rev. Calvin, Agency of
Apostacy of professors,

17 | Cleveland Convention on Home Missions, 93
Apostles, a successor of .
277 | Colportage, Missionary

208, 277

81
134 | Concern for Zion,
Apply the match,

206
Appointments, Missionary, 22, 46, 69, 94, 118, | Confessor, Youthful
143, 165, 190, 214, 239, 261,279 || Connecticut, Contributions in

165
125
Arkansas, Catholics in

33
Connecticut Miss. Soc.,

138
Auxiliaries,
31, 33, 141, 171 || Conscience, A word to

122
Consequences of failure,

115
17, 151,

Contrast,
Backsliders,

276
Conversions,

150
Badger, Rev. Dr., Remarks of

233
Correction,

23
Baldwin, Rev. Theron, Address of, 50;

152
Counties, Destitute

39
Agency of

Curse of Rome,

212
Barrows, Rev. E. P., Sermon of
1

210
Beecher, Rev. L., D.D., tour in Indiana, 237 || Curtis, Rev. Harvey, Address of
Before they call I will answer,

162
Biblical instruction,
208, 209 | Darkness and dawn,

161
Blind girl, Death of

89
Day of darkness,

159
65
Bloomington, lowa,

Day of prayer,

232
Books well appropriated,

64
Day schools,

114
Boxes, Missionary

69, 117
Death of a blind girl,

89
Bricks, Unburnt

97
Death bed of a professor,

176
Brighter picture,

160
Death of a Sabbath scholar,

155
Build when you are able,

14
Death of Mrs. Cadwell,

157
Building with unburnt bricks, 97-104

Death of Rev. S. Payne,

259
Bumbam, Rev. C., installed,

201
Death of Mrs. Tucker,

148
Deaths of the pious,

17

112
157 || Declensions, sad,
Cadwell, Mrs. (Rev. C. C.,) Death of

iv

80, 150

Page.

Page.
Dejst converted,
17 Fruits of cultivation,

209

163
224 Funds for benevolent purposes,
Delay, a source of difficulty,
Demand for concentrated labor,

14
Demand for labor in Illinois,

14
Desire for the Gospel,
159

79
Destitutions,

75, 88, 152 Gaylord, Rev. R., installed,
Destitution in Pennsylvania,
171 General aspect,

28
176 General influence,
Destroyed for lack of knowledge,
De Witt, Rev. W.R., D.D., Sermon of 171,193 General usefulness,

195
Germans in Pennsylvania,

33
Dickey, Rev. J. M., Agency of

65
91 Glance at a new town,
Difficulties,

136
God the only hope,

203
Difficulty,
“ Diocese" in Indiana,
135 Good accomplished,

2011
Directors, Meeting of

45

Good seed germinating,
Discouraging field,
87 Gospel, not legislation,

86
21 Gradual growth,
Discovery of new fields,

79
Disease and the cure,

210

Gradual innprovement,
Distribution of population and political

Grateful acknowledgment of aid,
influence,
243 Gratitude,

13, 149, 183

255
267 Gratitude for the A. H. M. S.,
Divine plan of saving the world,
Do not forsake us,
15 Gray-headed sceptic,

108
Drafts,
117 Great flood,

181
84 Greatest obstacle,
Duty
of Western churches,

Great rains,

108, 127, 131, 134
Grecian temple on the prairie,

14
Growth, gradual

86
Eastern churches should look to their
members,
17

157

Happy departure of Mrs. Cadwell,
Economy of Home Missions, 30; of the

235
“Hard-Shell" Baptists,

184
Gospel,

173
Hard to say no,

83
Effect of agency, 13; of the Gospel,

159
Efforts to attend meeting,

119
Harvest great,

110
44, 49 Helpers needed,
Eighteenth anniversary,
Eighteenth Report of the A. A. M. S., 25 Heterogeneous materials,

39
Embarrassments,

228

Hicks, Rev. M., agency of

Hindrances,
252

42, 105
Emigrants,
Emigration of paupers to U. S., 245, 251 Hindrances and helps,

132
Employment, plenty of

10
Hindrances in S. Illinois,

245
Encouragement from the past,

43
Hindrances to evangelization,

212
17 Hogan, Wm., excommunication of
Enemy awake,
Enlarged resources needed,

29

Home Missionary, terms of, 233; postage, 238
Evengelization, Hindrances of

215

Home Missionary aid noeded,
Example of doing good,
22 Home Missionary field, relations of, 1;

7
Excommunication, Form of

212 preparation of,
Excitement without instruction,

161 Home Missions, economy of, 30; impor-
Excursion,

16 tance of, to our country, 266 ; present

position of, 145; relations to other
forms of well-doing,

149
“Hope of a tree,"

16
Faithful continuance,

208 Hope for the Mormons,
Far West, Meetings in
179 House of worship occupied,

111
Father McIlhenny,
236 How a mother feels,

135
Feeling of loneliness,

256 How old must a minister be to cease from
Fellowship of the churches,

231 labor ?
Field extended,

110
Fields, (see Minislers needed.)
Fields already white,

1 Mlinois, Synod of, resolutions,
Finding the lost,

229 Illinois, agency in
First death of a Missionary in Iowa, 259 Illinois, missionaries wanted,
First efforts,

276 Importance of the West,
First year of a Missionary,

203 Improvement, gradual
First year in lowa, Review of

224 Inconveniences of a new country,
Fisher, Rev. S. W., Sermon of

121 | Increase of ministers and churches in
Flood in the West,

108, 127, 131, 134 Michigan,
Floods,

181 Indiana, description of, 73 ; fields in, 21;
Forest labor,
89

73
Form of cursing,

212 Indiana, Southern, 19; South Western, 187
Fourierism on the frontier,
251 Indians in lowa, visits to

220, 221
Four years' aid, results of

271 Indispensableness of the ministry, 139
Four years' aid, thanks for

13 Infancy of Christians in the West,
Fruits of a revival,
150 Instability,

87

10, 2018

155

237

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