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AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY,
PRESENTED BY THE
ANNIVERSARY MEETING, MAY 11, 1836.
PRINTED BY JAMES VAN VORDEN,
The American Home Missionary Society held its Tenth Anniversary in the Tabernacle, New-York, on Wednesday evening, May 11th, 1836. The Hon. Stephen Van Rensselaer, LL. D., President of the Society, took the chair, and the meeting was opened with prayer by Rev. L. P. Hickock, of Connecticut.
The Treasurer's Report was read by Rev. Milton Badger, Associate Secretary of the Society.
Portions of the Tenth Annual Report were read by the Rev. Absalom Peters, D. D., Corresponding Secretary.
The following resolutions were adopted, viz:
1. On moțion of Rev. Dr. Humphrey, President of Amherst College, seconded by Rev. Chauncey Eddy, Agent of the A. B.C. F. M.,
Resolved, That the Reports now mado be adopted, and printed under the direction of the Executive Committee.
2. On motion of Rev. Thomas H. Skinner, D. D., of New York, seconded by Rev. O. P. Hoyt, Cambridge, N. Y.,
Resolred, That there is a peculiarity in the work of missions, which demands of all who engage in its promotion the most entire self-consecration.
3. On motion of Rev.S. S. Schmucker, D. D., Prof. in the Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pa., seconded by Rev. Edwin Hall, of Norwalk, Conn.
Resolved, That, in turning their attention to the German population of our land, the A. H. M. Society have opened a new and interesting and promising field for the benevolenee of American Christians.
4. On motion of Rev. F. S. Mines, seconded by Rev. T. MacAuley, D. D., LL. D., of New York,
Resolved, That, in view of the great importance of Home Missions in France, and the urgency and encouragement with which the recent appeals from that country have been presented, this Society approve of the appropriations already made in aid of the French Evangelical Society, and commend the same object to the continued attention of the Executive Committee, and through them, to the generous patronage of the friends of the missionary cause.
5. On motion of Rev. John Codman, D. D., of Massachusetts, seconded by Rev. Wm. Patton of N. Y.,
Resolved, That the appeals to the sympathy and aid of this Society, from other portions of Christendom, are suited to impress upon this community, and to urge upon the consciences of Christians, the immense importance of increased and continued exertions to promote, in our own country, the controlling iotluence of the Gospel.
6. The Executive Committee having recommended the following resolution to the adoption of this Society, and the prospects of the