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THE AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SocIETY held its Thirty Third Anniversary in the Church of the Puritans, on Union Square, New York, on Wednesday evening, May 11th, 1859.

Rev. WILLIAM T. Dwight, D. D., of Portland, Me., one of the Vice-Presidents, occupied the chair, and the exercises were opened with prayer by Rev. WILLIAM PATTON, D. D., of New York.

The Treasurer's Report was read by Mr. CHRISTOPHER R. ROBERT, the Treasurer of the Society.

An Abstract of the Annual Report of the Executive Commit

tee was presented by Rev. MILTON BADGER, D. D., one of the Secretaries.

On motion of Rev. LEONARD BACON, D.D., of New Haven, Ct., seconded by Rev. JAMES H. NEWTON, of Cleveland, O.,

Resolred, That the Reports now presented be adopted, and published under the direction of the Executive Committee.

On motion of Rev. EDWARD S. LACY, of San Francisco, Cal., seconded by Rev. JoHN H. PETTINGELL, of Albany, N. Y.,

Resolced, That the all-pervading influence of the Gospel is indispensable to the conservation of the institutions of our free country.

On motion of WILLIAM CURTIs Noy Es, Esq., of New York, seconded by Rev. CALVIN CLARK, of Chicago, Ill.,

Resolved, That a diligent and successful prosecution of the Home Missionary Work is essential, not only to the continuance and improvement of our religious character and privileges, but also to the extension and perpetuity of the civil institutions which secure to us the blessings of liberty.

On motion of Rev. IIENRY M. DEXTER, of Boston, Mass, seconded by Rev. JoHN SPAULDING, of New York,

Resolved, That as personal holiness is the necessary fruit of Christianity, within the soul, so Missions, (first Home, then Foreign,) are but its natural development in the world without.

Addresses were made by Messrs. Lacy, Noyes, and Dexter, in support of the Resolutions which they respectively offered; and the music of the occasion, by the Choir of the Church of the Puritans, was conducted by Mr. John JAMESON.

The exercises were closed with the benediction, by Rev. JOSEPH P. THOMPSON, D.D., of New York; after wbich the Society proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year.

The following officers were then chosen:


ARISTARCHUS CHAMPION, Esq., of Rochester, N. Y.


Rev. Albert Barnes, Philadelphia, Pa.
Rev. Lyman Beecher, D. D., Boston, Mass.
Rev. Nathan S. S. Beman, D. D., LL. D., Troy, N. Y.
Rev. John P. Cieaveland, D. D., Lowell, Mass.
Rev. Samuel H. Cox, D. D., LL. D., Le Roy, N. Y.
Hon. William Darling, Reading, Pa.
Rev. Jeremiah Day, D. D., LL. D., New Haven, Ct.
Rev. George Duffield, D. D., Detroit, Mich.
Rev. William T. Dwight, D. D., Portland, Me.
Rev. Ralph Emerson, D. D., Newburyport, Mass.
Hon. Theodore Frelinghuysen, LL. D., President of Rutgers College, N. J.
Rev. Chauncey A. Goodrich, D. D., Theol. Sem., New Haven, Ct.
William M. Halsted, Esq., New York.
Rev. Joel Hawes, D. D., Hartford, Ct.
Hon. Joseph C. Hornblower, LL. D., Newark, N. J.
Rev. Heman Humphrey, D. D., Pittsfield, Mass.
Hon. William Jessup, LL. D., Montrose, Pa.
Rev. Nathan Lord, D. D., President of Dartmouth College, N. H.
Rev. Simeon North, D. D., LL. D., Clinton, N. Y.
Rev. Eliphalet Nott, D. D., LL. D., President of Union College, N. Y.
William Curtis Noyes, Esq., New York.
Rev. Samuel Osgood, D. D., Springfield, Mass.
Rev. Edwards A. Park, D. D., Theol. Sem., Andover, Mass.
Rev. Absalom Peters, D. D., New York.
Rev. George E. Pierce, D. D., Hudson, Ohio.
Douglass Putnam, Esq., Harmer, Ohio.
Rev. Samuel S. Schmucker, D. D., Theol. Sem., Gettysburg, Pa.
Rev. Thomas H. Skinner, D. D., LL. D., New York.
Rev. Richard S. Storrs, D. D., Braintree, Mass.
Hon. Lewis Strong, Northampton, Mass.
Rev. Benjamin Tappan, D. D., Augusta, Me.
Rev. John Thomson, Crawfordville, Ind.
Rev. Mark Tucker, D. D., Vernon, Ct.

S. V. S. Wilder, Esq., Elizabeth, N. J.
Rev. Charles Walker, D. D., Pittsford, Vt.
Rev. Charles White, D. D., President of Wabash College, Ind.
Hon. Thomas S. Williams, LL. D., Hartford, Ct.
Rev. William Wisner, D D., Ithaca, N. Y.
Rev. T. D. Woolsey, D. D., LL. D., President of Yale College, Ct.


Rev. William Adams, D. D., New York.
Rev. William Allen, D. D., Northampton, Mass.
Rev. Leonard Bacon, D. D., New Haven, C't.
Rev. Zedekiah S. Barstow, D. D., Keene, N. I.
Rev. Alvan Bond, D.D., Norwich, Ct.
Rev. Edward Beecher, D. D., Galesburgh, III.
Rev. Constantine Blodgett, Pawtucket, R. I.
Rev. Thomas Brainerd, D.D., Philadelphia, Pa.
Rev. Horatio N. Brinsmade, D.D., Beloit, Wis.
Hon. William A. Buckingham, Norwich, Ct.
Rev. William Carter, Pittsfield, Ill.
Rev. Aaron L. Chapin, D. D., President of Beloit College, Wis.
Rev. George B. Cheever, D. D., New York.
Rev. Joseph S. Clark, D. D., Boston, Mass.
Rev. William R. De Witt, D. D., Harrisburg, Pa.
Rev. Samuel W. S. Dutton, D. D., New Haven, Ct.
Rev. Ansel D. Eddy, D. D., Chicago, Ill.
Rev. Albert Hale, Springfield, Ill.
Rev. Edwin Hall, D. D., Theol. Sem., Auburn, N. Y.
Samuel Hamilton, Esq., Rochester, N. Y.
Eurotas P. Hastings, Esq., Detroit, Mich.
Rev. Laurens P. Hickok, D. D., Union College, N. Y.
Rev. Mark Hopkins, D. D., President of Williams College, Mass.
Rev. Ova P. Hoyt, D. D., Kalamazoo, Mich.
Rev. Mancius S. Hutton, D. D., New York.
Rev. Aratus Kent, Galena, Ill.
William J. King, Esq., Providence, R. I.
Rev. Harvey D. Kitchel, D. D., Detroit, Mich.
Rev. Benjamin Labaree, D. D., President of Middlebury College, Vt.
Rev. Joel H. Linsley, D.D., Greenwich, Ct.
Rev. William H. McGuffy, D. D., President of Athens College, Ohio.
Rev. John J. Miter, Beaver Dam, Wis.
Joseph Montgomery, Esq., Philadelphia, Pa.
Rev. Henry A. Nelson, D.D., St. Louis, Mo.
Rev. Joel Parker, D. D., New York.
Benjamin Perkins, Esq., Boston, Mass.
Rev. Swan L. Pomroy, D. D., Boston, Mass.
Rev. Enoch Pond, D. D., Theol. Sem., Bangor, Me.
Rev. David H. Riddle, D. D., Jersey City, N. J.
Rev. Henry A. Rowland, D. D., Newark, N. J.
Rev. Henry Smith, D.D., Lane Sem., Cincinnati

, O.
Rev. Miles P. Squier, D.D., Beloit College, Wis.
Rev. Richard S. Storrs, Jr., D. D., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Rev. Julian M. Sturtevant, D. D., President of Illinois College.
Jeremiah Sullivan, Esq., Madison, Ind.
John Tappan, Esq., Boston, Mass.
Rev. Asa Turner, Denmark, Iowa.
Ambrose White, Esq., Philadelphia, Pa.
Rev. Samuel H. Willey, San Francisco, Cal.
Edward J. Woolsey, Esq., New York.

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