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Whiting and Mrs. Sherman.—One native Ebenezer Burgess, and Ozro French, Mishelper.
sionaries ; Amos Abbott, Teacher ; Mrs. DEIR EL KAMER, among the Druzes. Ballentine, Mrs. Burgess, Mrs. French, -Samuel Wolcott, Missionary; C. V. A. Mrs. Abbott, and Miss Cynthia Farrar, Van Dyck, M. D., Physician; Mrs. Wol- Teacher.—Three native helpers. cott.
JALNA.–Sendol B. Munger, MissionALEPPO.—E. R. Beadle, Missionary, ary, and Mrs. Munger.--One native helper. and Mrs. Beadle.
Malcolm-Perh.—Allen Graves, MisIn this country.—Isaac Bird and Johnsionary, and Mrs. Graves. F. Lanneau, Missionaries; Mrs. Bird. Though the progress of this mission is ap
The priocipal ports of Syria have been sub-parently slow, the way of the Lord is evidently jected io a destructive bombardment, and the preparing among the Mahrattas. They now country has passed from under the governinent stand very differently related to the christian of Mohammed Ali to that of its old master, the religion from what they did in the year 1814. sultanl. Whether its social condition and pros
The inission has coutinued its stated and itinpects have improved by this change, is yet un- eraut preaching as usual. The senvinary at
Ahmednuggur has 60 pupils, and four other boarding schools have 15'boys and 67 girls; making nearly 150 boarding scholars. Twenty-three free schools contain about 700 pupils. T'he printing for the last year was somewhat
more than 2,000,000 pages. OOROOMIAH.—Justin Perkins, Albert L. Holladay, Willard Jones, William R.
MISSION, Stocking, and Austin H. Wright, M. D.,
INDIA. Missionaries; Edward Breath, Printer; Mrs. Perkins, Mrs. Holladay, Mrs. Jones, and ROYAPOORUM, a northern suburb of Mrs. Stocking.–Eight native helpers. Madras.—Miron Winslow, Missionary, and
We are beginning to witness the gradual re- Mrs. Winslow.—Two native helpers. vival of preaching in this ancien church. Three
CHINT A DREPETTAH, a southwestern bishops and four priests bave made a beginning in this heretofore 10 them unwonted service. suburb of Madras.—John Scndder, M. D., Only bishop Elias ventures as yet, however, 10 Missionary, and Mrs. Scudder.-One naconduct a preaching service alone, the others tive helper. acting as aids lo members of the mission. The seininary has a class of eleven in theology: office is. —Phineas R. Hunt, Printer, and
BLACK Town, where the printingThe Nestorian pupils amount 10 476, and are taught in two boarding-schools and sixteen vil. Mrs. Hunt. Jage free schools. Sixty-iwo are boarding The large printing establishment in this mis. scholars. Eighteen priests and sixteen dea- sion bas nearly refunded the amount of its purcons are teachers in the schools. The Mussul- chase movey, and is expected to meet, iu great man school is still in existence.
measure, the expenses of the mission in 1812.
This it does by the profit on its job work, of MISSION TO THE INDEPENDENT NES- which there is a considerable amount in such a
place as Madras. The Tamul printing in the
last year comprised about 11,660,000 pages. Abel K. Hinsdale, Missionary; Asahel The number of free schools is sixteen, containGrant, M. D., Physician; Mrs. Hinsdale. ing about five hundred pupils. Several useful Doct. Grani, after visiting this country, has
and encouraging tours were performed during returned to his interesting field, and by this time, probably, is among the independent Neslorian mountaineers.
THE PERSIAN MOHAM
MADURA.—Daniel Poor and Ferdinand
D. W. Ward, Missionaries; John Steele, TABREEZ.-James L. Merrick, Mis- M. D., Physician; Mrs. Poor, Mrs. Ward, sionary, and Mrs. Merrick.
and Mrs. Steele.—Thirteen native helpers. This mission has been abandoned, and Mr.
DINDIGOL, thirty-eight miles northMerrick has been authorized to join the Nes. west of Madura.—Robert O. Dwight and torian mission at Ooroomiah.
John J. Lawrence, Missionaries ; Mrs.
Dwight and Mrs. Lawrence.—One native MISSION
preacher, and ten native helpers.
TERUPUVANUM, twelve miles southBOMBAY.-David O. Allen and Robert east of Madura.--Nathaniel M. Crane, W. Hume, Missionaries; Elijah A. Web- Missionary, and Mrs. Crane.—Four native ster, Printer; Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Hume, and helpers. Mrs. Webster.
ŞEVAGUNGA, twenty-seven miles southAHMEDNUGGUR.-Henry Ballantine, I east of Madura.—Henry Cherry, Mission
MISSION TO SIAM.
ary, and Mrs. Cherry.--Three native help- The pages printed in 1840, exceeded 11,300,
forty-eight converts were admitted to
the church. The number of pupils in eightyTERUMUNGALUM, twelve miles south
nie schools of difierent kinds, was nearly west of Madura.-Clarendon F. Muzzy 3,400. These inay be divided into three classes, and William Tracy, Missionaries ; Mrs. viz., about 2,500 in seventy-tive free schools, Muzzy and Mrs. Tracy.-Seven native about 300 in ten English day schools, (a bigher helpers.
class of free schools,) and 312 boarding.schol
ars, 162 of whom are members of the seminary Mr. Spaulding, of the Ceylon mission, ex- at Balticoua. About one hundred of the semiplored the territory occupied by this mission, narists are members o: the church, and eight of as a prelimmary step to its commencement. thein form an advanced or select class. Seven years aller that exploring tour, that is, during the past year, he again went over the ground, aud was much struck with the pr«gress of the inission, and with the openings for use- BANGKOK, the seat of government, fulness on every haud.
- Charles Robinson, Six boarding schools contain more than a bundred pupils, and a hundred free schools em
Stephen Johnson, Dan B. Bradley, M. D., brace more than three thousand pupils. Twelve Jesse Caswell, H. S. G. French, Asa Hemnative converts were added to the mission enway, and Lyman B. Peet, Missionaries; churches during the year. Pains are taken 10 Mrs. Robinson, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Bradscatter the good seed over the districi. Αι
ley, Mrs. Caswell, Mrs. French, Mrs. Dindigul a inission-chapel has been erected, ibrough the liberality of individuals. Mr. Poor Hemenway, Mrs. Peet, Mrs. Benham, and greatly needs a commodions church at Madura. Miss Mary E. Pierce, Teacher. Saying nothing of adults, he has under bis care
'The last three of the Gospels have been niore than a Thousand children who might be translated into Siamese and privied, together assembled for preaching, while now he has with the Acts, ibe Epistle to the Colossians, only a dwelling. house for his meetings, that will and the three Épisiles of Jobu. The press was noi accommodate more than a hundred personis. idle for ten months for want of pecuniary The mission needs also more laborers, and more ample means for training up a native ministry.
MISSION TO CHINA.
MacA0.-Elijah C. Bridgman, D. D., TILLIPALLY.–James Read Eckard,
and David Abeel, Missionaries ; Samuel Missionary, and Mrs. Eckard.-Eleven pa
Wella Williams, Printer. tive helpers.
In this country.—Peter Parker, M. D., BATTICOTTA.—Henry R.. Hoisington
Missionary, and Mrs. Parker. and Richard Cope, Missionaries; Nathan
The past year has been one of serious interWard, M. D., Physician; Mrs. Hoisington, hostilities are to cease, or what is to be the re
ruption, in consequence of the war. Mrs. Cope, and Mrs. Ward.—Two native sult of them, does not yet appear; but there is preachers, and sixteen native helpers. ground for hope found in the analogies of divine
Providence. The Chrestomathy was nearly OODOOVILLE.—Levi Spaulding, Mis
completed at the beginning of the present year. sionary; Mrs. Spaulding and Miss Eliza One of the Japanese sailors under the care of Agnew, Teacher.—Eight native helpers. Mr. Williams gives evidence of conversion 10
God. MANEPY.-Samuel Hutchings, Missionary; Eastman S. Minor, Printer; Mrs.
INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO. Hutchings and Mrs. Minor.—Five native helpers.
MISSION TO SINGAPORE. PANDITERIPO.—(Vacant.)-Four na- SINGAPORE.—Dyer Ball, M. D., Mistive helpers.
sionary; Alfred North, Printer; Mrs. Ball CHAVAGACHERRY.-(Vacant.)-One and Mrs. North. One native helper. native preacher, and two native helpers. In this country.-Ira Tracy, Joseph S.
VARANY.-George H. Apthorp, Mis- Travelli, and George W. Wood, Missionsionary, and Mrs. Apthorp.---Three native | aries; Mrs. Tracy and Mrs. Travelli. assistants.
The seminary for boys contains 57 pupils,
The In this country.—Benjamin C. Meige, and the female boarding school ten. Missionary;* Mrs. Meigs and Miss Sarah printing has all been in Chinese, amouming 10
about 1,146,000 pages. Owing to failure of F. Brown, Teacher.
health and other causes, only Doct. Ball and Three out-STATIONS, with three pa
Mr. North are now left in this mission, and the
Coinmittee bave lately adopted the resolution, tive helpers.
which they have been coining to for several
years, to relinquish the mission. * Rev. B. C. Meigs, also Rev. Messrs. S. G. Whilelsey, Robert Wyman and J. C. Smith
MISSION TO BORNEO. and their wives, have recently embarked for Ceylon.
SAMBAS.-Elihu Doty and William J copies, and more than 4,600,000 pages. The Brown, Teacher.
Pohlman, Missionaries ; Mrs. Doty and
ISLAND OF OAHU. Mrs. Poblman.
Honolulu.—Richard Armstrong and PONTIANAK.-Elbert Nevius and Wil- Lowell Smith, Missionaries ; Gerrit P. liam Youngblood, Missionaries; Mrs. Ne- Judd, M. D., Physician; Levi Chambervius, Mrs. Youngblood, and Miss Azuba lain and Samuel N. Castle, Secular SuperC. Condit, Teacher.
intendents; Amos S. Cooke and Horton 0. BATAVIA, a temporary station on the Knapp, Teachers; Edmund 0. Hall and island of Java.- Frederick B. Thomson, Edmund H. Rogers, Printers; Henry DiWilliam T. Van Doren, and Isaac P. Stry- mond, Bookbinder; Mrs. Armstrong, Mrs. ker, Missionaries; Mrs. Thomson and Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Judd, Mrs. Chamberlain, Mrs. Van Doren.
Cooke, Mrs. Knapp, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. RogThe Rev. Messrs. William T. Van Doren ers, and Mrs. Dimond. and Isaac P. Stryker have been sent forth dur- Ewa.—Artemas Bishop, Missionary, and ing the past year. Mr. Pohlman has probably Mrs. Bishop. reached' Borneo ere this. As it is not now deemned expedient to aim at baving a perma
WAIALUA.—John S. Emerson, Missionnent station at Batavia, Mr Thomson will be arr; Edwin Locke, Teacher; Mrs. Emerinstructed to join his brethren in Borneo. T'wo son and Mrs. Locke. brethren are under appointment for the mission, and are expected to embark soon after the an
KANEOHE. — Benjamin W. Parker, nual meeting.
Missionary, and Mrs. Parker.—Miss Marcia
M. Smith, Teacher.
ISLAND OF KAUAI.
MISSION TO THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.
ISLAND OF HAWAII.
WAIMEA.–Samuel Whitney, Mission-
and Mrs. Gulick.
Alexander and Mrs. Johnson,
Dole and Elias Bond, Missionaries; Mrs.
Somewhat more than 4,000 members were
ending June, 1810. The number of members
the larger churches there has been a season of
coldness and reaction; but a statement of the LAHAINA.—Dwight Baldwin, M. D., case.cannot be attempted in a brief abstract.
Eight houses for worship were built by the naMissionary ; Mrs. Baldwin and Mrs. Mc tives during the year, and three more were in Donald.
progress. The natives had also built about LAHAINALUNA. — Lorrin Andrews, twenty school houses ; besides contributing in Ephraim W. Clark, and Sheldon Dibble, money and articles for a variety of objecis to
an amount exceeding 4,000 dollars, which they Missionaries; Mrs. Andrews, Mrs. Clark, gave oul of inconceivable depths of poverty. and Mrs. Dibble.
The number of pupils in the common school Wailuku.—Jonathan S. Green, Mis- are readers. The number of boarding-scholars
is estimated at 14,000, about 10,000 of whom sionary; Edmund Bailey, Teacher; Mrs. in the mission is 235. Eighty-three of these are Green and Mrs. Bailey.—Miss Maria C. in the seminary at Lahamaluna, on the island Ogden, Teacher.
of Maui ; 6fiy-lour in the female semivary al Hana.—Daniel T. Conde, Missionary, school at Honolulu for the childrev of the chiefs ;
Wailuku, on the same island; eleven in the and Mrs. Conde.
ten in the manual-labor or self-supporting school
at Waialua, on the island of Oabu; aud fiftyISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
five in the male and twenty-two in the female
boarding school at Hilo, on the island of HaKALUAAHA.--Harvey R. Hitchcock, waii
. Missionary; Bethuel Munn, Teacher; Mrs.
The printing embraced more than 100,000 Hitchcock and Mrs. Munn.-Miss Lydia whole amount of printing in this mission from
the beginning, is about 100,000,000 of pages.
MISSION TO THE
MISSION TO THE OJIBWAS.
SUMMARY. The pumber of missions in this department is 17; of stations, 61; of ordained missionaries,
WAIILATPU.—Marcus Whitman, Phy115, five of whom are also physicians ; of phy: sician and Catechist, and Mrs. Whitman; sicians, 7; of teachers, 8; of secular superin. William H. Gray, Mechanic and Teacher, tendents, 2; of printers, 11 ; of bookbinders, 1; and Mrs. Gray; Cornelius Rogers, Printer of female helpers married and unmarried, 141; / and Teacher. -naking a lotal of laborers beyond sea from this country, of 237. To these add 4 native CLEAR WATER.-Henry H. Spalding, preacbers, and 135 other native belpers, and Missionary, and Mrs. Spalding. the number of laborers who are employed and supported by the Board in the missions beyond
KAMIAH.-Asa B. Smith, Missionary, sea, is 426.
and Mrs Smith.
TshIMAKAIN.-Cushing Eells and El
kanah Walker, Missionaries ; Mrs. Eells DEPARTMENT OF INDIAN MIS- and Mrs. Walker. SIONS.
John D. Paris, Missionary, and Mrs. MISSION TO THE CHEROKEES. Paris ; William H. Rice, Farmer and DWIGHT.-Jacob Hitchcock, Superin
Teacher, and Mrs. Rice; on their way to
the mission. tendent of Secular Affairs, and Mrs. Hitchcock; Roderic L. Dodge, Physician, and
MISSION TO THE SIOUX. Mrs. Dodge; Henry K. Copeland, Farmer, and Mrs. Copeland; Ellen Stetson and LAC QUI PARLE.-Thomas S. WilHannah Moore, Assistants and Teachers. liamson, Missionary and Physician, and
FAIRFIELD.—Elizar Butler, Missionary Mrs. Williamson; Stephen Riggs, Missionand Physician, and Mrs. Butler ; Esther ary, and Mrs. Riggs; Alexander G. HagSmith, Teacher.
gins, Farmer, and Mrs. Huggins; Fanny Park Hill.—Samuel A. Worcester, Huggins, Teacher and Assistant. Missionary, and Mrs. Worcester; Stephen
NEAR FORT SNELLING.-Samuel W. Foreman, Native Preacher and Assistant Pond, Missionary, and Mrs. Pond; Gideon Translator; Mary Avery, Teacher; Nancy H. Pond, Farmer, and Mrs. Pond. Thompson, Assistant; John Candy, Native Printer. HONEY CREEK.—John Huss, Native
LA POINTE.Sherman Hall and LeonPreacher.
ard H. Wheeler, Missionaries; Mrs. Hall Mount Zion. – Daniel s. Butrick, Teacher and Catechist, and Mrs. Sproat;
and Mrs. Wheeler; Grenville T. Sproat, Missionary, and Mrs. Butrick.
Woodbridge L. James, Teacher and FarmWilliam Potter, Missionary, and Mrs. er, and Mrs. James; Abigal Spooner, AsPotter; and Sophia Sawyer, at present not sistant and Teacher. laboring in connexion with the mission.
POKEGUMA.-William T. Boatwell, MISSION TO THE CHOCTAWS.
Missionary, and Mrs. Boutwell; Frederic
Ayer, Catechist, and Mrs. Ayer; Edmund WHEELOCK.-Alfred Wright, Mission F. Ely, Teacher and Catechist, and Mrs. ary, and Mrs. Wright; Jared Olmstead, Ely; Sabrina Stevens. Teacher, and Mrs. Olmstead; Anna Burnham and Sarah Kerr, Teachers and Assist- MISSION THE STOCKBRIDGE INants; Pliny Fisk, Native Catechist. STOCKBRIDGE.-Cyrus Byington, Mis
STOCKBRIDGE.-Cutting Marsh, Missionary, and Mrs. Byington.
sionary, and Mrs. Marsh. MOUNTAIN FORK.-No resident mis.. sionary at present. PINE RIDGE.-Cyrus Kingsbury, Mis
TUSCARORA.-Gilbert Rockwood, Missionary, and Mrs. Kingsbury; Jonathan E. sionary, and Mrs. Rockwood; Hannah T. Dwight, Native Assistant.
Whitcomb, Teacher. Good WATER.-Ebenezer Hotchkin, Seneca.-Asher Wright, Missionary, Missionary, and Mrs. Hotchkin.
and Mrs. Wright; William S. Vanduzee, Farmer and Teacher, and Mrs. Vanduzee;
Asenath Bishop and Sophia Mudgett,
MISSION TO THE NEW YORK INDIANS.
MISSION TO THE PAWNEES.
ALLEGHANY.-William Hall, Mission-, teachers, 12 printers and bookbinders, and ary, and Mrs. Hall; Margaret N. Hall, 12 other male and 198 female assistant Teacher.
missionaries. The whole number of labor.
ers from this country is 381, or 16 more MISSION TO THE ABENAQUIS. than were reported last year. To these we P. P. Osunkhirhine, Native Preacher;
must add 7 native preachers, and 138 na
tive helpers, which makes the whole numCaroline Rankin, Teacher.
ber 526, 39 more than the whole number reported a year ago.
Nine ordained mis
sionaries, and 3 male and 17 female assistSUMMARY OF INDIAN MISSIONS.
ant missionaries, in all 29, have been 25 stations ; 25 missionaries—iwo of whom sent forth during the year. are physicians, 2 other physicians, 5 teachers,
The number of mission churches is 59, 10 oiber male and 59 female assistant missionaries, 3 native preachers, and 3 other native containing 19,842 members, of whom 4,350 assistants.—Total, 107.
were received the past year.
There are 15 printing establishments, 29 presses, 5 type-founderies, and 50 founts
The GENERAL SUMMARY.
of type in the native languages.
printing for the year was about 50,000,000 The sum of the whole is this. The re- pages; the amount of printing from the beceipts have been $235,189,30, and the ginning, is about 290,000,000 pages. expenditures $268,914,79, exceeding the Seven of the 34 boarding-schools have receipts by 33,725,49, and increasing the received the name of seminaries, and these debt of the Board to $57,808,91.
contain 499 boys; the other 27 contain The vumber of the missions is 26, of 253 boys and 378 girls;—making a total the stations 85, and of the ordained mis- of boarding-scholars of 1,130. The nomsionaries 136, ten of whom are physicians. ber of free schools is 490, containing about There are 9 physicians not preachers, 13 | 23,000 pupils.
INFLUENCES OF THE SPIRIT.
convert a single soul. This is an hocor
wbich God reserves to himself. Means he We think we shall be rendering the cause of has appointed, and they should be used missions a good service by submitting to our with diligence. But we should guard readers the following remarks, published in the against placing that dependence on the Missionary Chronicle for Jan. 1842, on mere instrumentality, which should rest lying more explicitly upon the influences of the alone on God and the Holy Spirit, who is spirit, from the pen of ihe Rev. W. S. Rogers, the agent, whose peculiar office it is to missionary of the Presbyterian Board, stationed change and sanctify the heart. May not
this be at Lodiana. It is upon the influences of the
reason, perhaps the reason why spirit, as Mr. R. has justly remarked, that we sions ? The church and ourselves too, are
so little is yet accomplished by our mismust rely, mainly, for the conversion of the looking to the press—the diffusion of knowheathen to God; and the cherishing of these ledge among the people by means of sentiments by missionaries, furnishes a delightful schools, &c.—the agency of tracts and the assurance of their success, and should the same printed word; and expecting that these will sentiments be cherished by christians at home, accomplish every thing—but do not suffithis assurance would be reudered doubly sure. ciently feel our dependence upon the Holy
Spirit to make our means effectual. If I have long thought that both missiona- souls are saved God must have all the ries and the church at large, were prone to glory of it. But if the church and her depend too much apon the instrumentali- missionaries are relying more upon the ty, and too little upon the agent, who wisdom of her plans, the efficiency of her alone can convert the soul. Much is made means, &c., than upon the direct agency of schools and presses, tracts and zealous of the Holy Spirit, God is not honored, and preachers. These are all important in their consequently he cannot, so to speak, prosplace. But we should never for a moment per our efforts. But let us deeply imforget that peither nor all combined can I press our minds with this sentiment, that it