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THE

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MISSIONARY MAGAZINE.

PUBLISHED BY TIIE

AMERICAN BAPTIST MISSIONARY UNION.

VOLUME XXXIV.

BOSTON:

MISSIONARY ROOMS, 33 SOMERSET STREET.

1854.

INDEX.

Africa (see Bassos). Allen, T., letter from, 415; opposer silenced, 414

Amarapura, rebuilding of, 441

American and For. Bible Society,.... 395 American Bap. Home Mission Society, 398 American Baptist Missionary Union; agencies, 211, 252; annual meeting, 204; — of the Board, 193; — of the Board for 1854-55, 242; reinforcements and supplies, 244; finances, 216, 244, 245; life members, 257; — present at annual meeting, 204; officers and managers, 217, 336; — election of, 217, 242; preachers at triennial and annual meetings, 335; publications, 196, 256; report of the Board to, 207; fortieth annual report, 247; treasurer's report, 330; missions of, 258, 328, 329; on equalizing the receipts of, 213; alteration in the constitution, 217; who shall be members, 217; report of Dr. Wayland on the relative claims of the preaching of the gospel, 218; work of the Deputation, 227; —report on, 240; receipts and expenditures, 249; comparative annual contributions, 251; missionary

appointments,...... . 257

American Baptist Publication Society, 397 AmericanBaptists, field opened before, 100

Armenian mission, . 428

Arracan mission, annual report, 272

Ashmore, W., letter from, 116; church of old men, 116; communion Sabbath in Bangkok, 116; the present

and the future, 117

Assam, mission to, 3,112,113,144,181, 349, 383, 443; Jorhat, 145; report, 210; annual report, 305; Cacharis, 351; — intemperance of, 351; visit of Dr. Peck, 353; a people never visited by the gospel, 113, 353; Bas

gora, 383

Assistants, native, institutions for educating 7

Ava, hostile policy at, 27

Barker, F.f letters of, 91, :... 391

Bassas, mission to, 3, 150, 189, 208, 311, 447; the mission broken by death, 79; death of Mrs. Crocker, 80, 150; of Mrs. Shermer, 79, 189; report on, 208; annual report, 311; visit to Little Bassa, 447; state of the mission, 447; tour in the bush, 448; farms, 448; landscape, 449; African death-wail, 450; — warfare, 451; rapid depopulation, 451; mountain and cave, 452; superstition, 452; geography of the country, 467;

prospects of the mission, 467

Bassein, anniversaries and ministerial

conference at, 78; river, mouth of, 103 -mission, 2, 78, 180, 436; annual report, 276, 408; quarterly conference, 408; church at Moekoo, 408; ordination, 408; additions to the churches, 409; native missionary efforts, 409; jungle tour, 436; ShweyLoung,. 437

Page.

Beecher, J. S., letters from, 78, 408;

Mrs., death of, 365

Beer, G., letter from, 120

Benjamin, J., journal of, 48 ; visits to Salongs, 48; (see Salongs;) encounter with Malays, 52; preaching, 52, 53; Salongs, prayer for, 54; leaving, 111

Bennett. C, journal of, 137, 170; baptism of Karens, 172 ; — kyoung among, 173; tour up the Salwen, 337; depopulation, 357; desirable outstation, 357; meetings with the church, 338

Bereavement, fourfold, 94

Beyebach, V., letter from, 426; persecution, 426; gospel among prisoners, 426; the poor widow's sacrifice, 427

Bixby, M. H., letters from, 339, 376; looking forward, 339; trials and' comforts, 339 ; sorrow for the heathen, 340; incipient labors, 340; Burmese churcn, 341; promising school, 341; personal labors, 341; conversations with his teacher, 342; preaching excursion, 342; the teacher prayeth, 344; visit to Terranah, 376; enmity, 376; excitement 377

Bolzmann, M., letters from, 384; in prison, 384

Boodhist priest, baptism of a, 174; — narrative of, 174; — education by, 415; — nuns, 175

Brahmaputra river, 161; overflowings of, 163; Serajgunge, , 164

Braun, Mr., letter from, 119

Bray ton, D. L., letters of, 109, 406; Ulah, Ongpong and Palaw churches, 110; more help needed, 111; ordination of a Karen pastor, 109; pastor fully supported, 109; Pwo churches around Mergui, 110

British rule, policy of, 100

Brown, Mrs., letter of, 181; close of the year, 181; revival influences,... 181

Buel, Mrs., letter from, 416

Buel, B. F., letter of, 149; Bible and

* tract distribution, 149

Burmah, divine providences toward, 26; populousness of, 42; administration of British law in,.'. 99

missions in, (see Maulmain,

Tavoy, Rangoon, Airacan, Toungoo, Shwaygyeen, Prome, Bassein, Karens,) 1; arrangement of stations in, 2; report on, 209, 258; English opinion 0/, 69

Burman and Karen theological school, history of, 6; plan of, 7; primary instruction preparatory to, 7; course of study in, 7; first pupils, 7

Burman theological school at Maulmain, 7; plan of, 7; course of instruction, 8; results, 9; works accessible to Burmese students, 10

Burmans, influence of the gospel on, 104, 107; phenomenon in the conversion of, 104

Burman towns, t exposure to robberies, 2 7; appearance of, 27

Burmese village, destruction of a,...# 45

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