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XVI. The Office of the Committee of Aceounts is, to see that the Subscriptions are duly received, regulate the accounts, and undertake the charge of fitting out and conveying the Missionaries to their places of destination.
xWii. The General Committee shall receive the Reports of the other Committees, shall appoint the places where Missions shall be attempted, shall direct the scale upon which they shall be conducted, and shall superintend the affairs of the Society in general.
XVIII. The General Committee shall meet on the Second Monday in every Month, and oftener if needful, the other Committees as often, and at such places, as shall be by them agreed on 1 thcir Meetings to be always opened with reading a Form of Prayer composed for that purpose, or one or more suitable prayers selected from the Liturgy. Five Members shall be necessary to compose a General Committee, and Three each of the others. In case of equality of votes, the Chairman shall be entitled to a second or casting vote.
xix. The Patrons, Vice-Patrons, and President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, Secretarics, and Assistant Secretary shall be considered er-officio Members of all Committees.
xx. Governors, being Members of the Established Church, shall be entitled to attend and vote at all Meetings of the Gencral Conmittee.
xxi. All Payments on account of the Society shall be signed by Three of the General Committee, in Committee, and the Secretary or Assistant Secretary.
xxii. The Committee shall have power to appoint such Officers and Assistants as they shall deem necessary for the well-conducting of the affairs of the Society, subject to the approbation of the next Annual Meeting.
XXIII. Five Auditors shall be appointed by the Committee annually, for the purpose of auditing the Accounts of the Society, of whom Three shal: be chosen from the General Body. Three shall be a Quorum.
XXIV. The Life Subscriptions, or a sufficient part thereof, to be equal to the subscriptions of the existing Members for Life, shall be placed in the Public Funds, in the names of Four of the General Committee; who, on their acceptance of the trust, shall sign a declaration of the nature of it, and that they will relinquish the same whenever called upon for that purpose by the General Committee.
XXV. In the appointment of Candidates for the Missionary Office, the following course shall be purs' ed.—The Committee of Correspondence having sound a person supposed to be suitable, shall determine by ballot to nominate him to the General Committee. Previous to the day of nomination, each Member of the General Committee shall receive notice of such nomination. on the
XXX. The Missionaries who go out under the direction of this Society shall be allowed to visit home, permission having been previously obtained from the General Committee : and after having laboured in the cause of the Society to the satisfaction of the Committee, at the Stations committed to their care, until age or infirmity prevent further exertion, suitable provision shall be made to render their remaining days comfortable. The General Committee shall have the power to assist also, in particular cases, the dependent relatives of those Missionaries, who, by devoting themselves to the service of the Society, are prevented from contributing to their support.
XXXI. A friendly intercourse shall be maintained with other Protestant Societies engaged in the same benevolent design of propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
XXXII. It is recommended to every Member of the Society to pray to Almighty God for a blessing upon his designs, under the full conviction, that, unless he “prevent us in all our doings with his most gracious favour, and further us with his continual help," we cannot reasonably hope to meet with persons of a proper spirit and qualifications to be Missionaries, or expect their endeavours to be crowned with success.
The Returns of the Schools and Scholars are in several cases deficient; and, in a few
instances, have been supplied from the Table of last year. In Sierra Leone, each District is:
is reckoned as a Station, instead of each Parish as heretofore; and all the Willage Schools are now under the charge of the Government.
STATIONS AND NAMES OF MISSIONARIES AND OTHER LABOURERS.
*** In the following List, the Wives of the Missionaries are included, though their specific employment is not stated: as it is always expected by the Society, that they should lay themselves out to do good, in every practicable way, among the Native Females; not only by cultivating familiar intercourse with them, but by Education of the Children and Instruction of the Adults.
By the designation “Missionary” is meant one who is in Holy Orders: the other terms used
will, it is presumed, sufficiently erplain thems
Jyes.T.AFRICA MISSION 1804. FREETown. John Godfrey Wilhelm, (Missionary,) Minister of Gibraltar Chapel. Mrs. Wilhelm. Mrs. Taylor, Schoolmistress. G. Fox and his Wife, and other Native Assistants in the Schools. christi AN INSTITUTION. Charles Lewis Fred. Haensel, (Missionary) Superintendant. river district. George William Emanuel Metzger, John Gerber, Missionaries. Mrs. Metzger, Mrs. Gerber. William Neville, Native Catechist. Mountain district. Thomas Davey, Missionary. Mrs. Davey. Edmund Boston, Catechist. Mrs. Heighway, Schoolmistress. William Tamba, David Noah, Native Catechists. seA district. William Keeliug Betts, Missionary. PI.A.NTAINs. Stephen Caulker, Native Schoolmaster.
| CALCUTTA AND NORTH-INDIA MISSION.
CULNA. Masters to Sir Schools.
BURDWAN. William James Deerr, Missionary. Mrs. Deerr.
BuxAR. Kurrum Messeeh, Native Catechist.
BeNAREs. John Adlington, Missionary. Mrs. Adlington, R. Steward, Master of Free School. Noor Messeeh, Mirza Yoosuf Bagar, Native Catechists. chun Ar. William Bowley (Country-born), Thomas 1orris, Missionaries. Mrs. Morris. Gorruckport E. Michael Wilkinson, Missionary. CAWN Port E. Peter Dilsook, Native Catechist. Meerut. Behadur Messeeh, Native Catechist. AGRA. Fyz Messeeh, Native Catechist.
Rurn Aul. Anund Messeeh, Native Catec/list.
On a Visit home, on account of health: John Andrew Jetter, John Perowne, Missionaries. Mrs.Jetter, Mrs. Perowne, Mrs. Wilkinson.
On their Voyage to Calcutta: Ralph Eteson, Chas. Friend, Missionaries.
S. Gobat, Christian Kugler, Missionaries.