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CONTENTS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT

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Officers of the Society.

4 Cuba and the West Indies...

93

Board of Managers..

5 Mexico.....

94

Standing Committees..

6 Central America...

100

Constitution of the Society.

7 Venezuela and Colombia.

101

Notices to Auxiliaries..........

8

Brazil......

102

Correspondence, etc.....

8 La Plata and Pacific Coast...

104

Constitution of an Auxiliary Society... 9 Sweden

111

Branch Society..........

9 Russia......

111

Form of a Bequest to the Society ......

9 Germany and Switzerland..

111

Meetings of the Board and of the Society 9 France.....

112

Specimens of Types........

10 Spain.

112

List of Prices and Styles of Binding........ 13 Austria....

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Seventy-seventh Annual Meeting.....

26 Italy...

113

Levant Agency

113

Egypt....

115

REPORT OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS.... 27

Asia Minor

118

Life Directors and Life Members............ 29

Bulgaria.

120

New Auxiliaries.....

29

Persia...

132

Receipts and Disbursements

30

India.

134

Invested Funds.............

31

Siam and Laos...

135

The Columbian Exposition..........

31

China.......

137

The Library.

32

Japan.......

147

Translations and Revisions...

32

Sandwich Islands and Micronesia......... 150

New Plates......

36

Africa.......

150

New Books...

36

North American Indians..............

151

Printing in Other Lands..

36 Conclusion.....

151

Other Publications...

37
Scriptures Printed and Purchased.

38

Issues.........

38 Additions to the Society's Library.

152

Missionary and Benevolent Work.... 40 Financial Statement....

151

Work in the Home Field...

42 Manufacturing Department...

164

Work of District Superintendents..... 44 Depository Account.......

161

Auxiliaries.

44 Statement of Trusts and Investments.......... 166

Work of Auxiliaries...............

45 Receipts-Legacies.......

177

Colportage......

45

From Various sources................ 177

Combined Results of the Year............... 46

Church Collections........ 180

Sunday School Supply...

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46

Books Donated........

190

Grants for Other Purposes..

47 Remittances from Auxiliaries.....

Supply of Immigrants..

47 Distribution of Books issued during the year 220

List of District Superintendents..

48 | Receipts of each Year since Organization. 221

General View of the Work in the United Issues of each Year since Organization..... 221

States...

49 Names of New Life Directors and Members 222

Operations in Foreign Countries.. .......... 88 Compendium of Bible Societies.......

225

Table of Foreign Distribution..........

92 The American Bible Society is a Charitable

List of Foreign Agents..........
92 Institution...........

227

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SEVENTY-SEVENTH

ANNUAL REPORT

ON THE

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

PRESENTED MAY 11, 1893.

TOGETHER WITH

A LIST OF AUXILIARY SOCIETIES AND THEIR OFFICERS,

529 07

AND OF

Life Directors and Life Members of the Society

Constituted during the Year.

NEW YORK:
AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

INSTITUTED IN THE YEAR MDCCCXVI.

1893.

OFFICERS OF THE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY.

President.
HON. ENOCH L. FANCHIER, LL.D.

Cew York.

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Vâce-Presidents.
HON. ROBERT C. WINTHROP, LL.D., Massachusetts.
JAMES M. HOYT, Esq., Ohio.
HON. J. L. CHAMBERLAIN, Maine.
GEN. 0. 0. HOWARD, District of Columbia.
HON. WILLIAM STRONG, LL.D., Pennsylvania.
HON. GEORGE G. WRIGHT, Iowa.
CORTLANDT PARKER, Esq., New Jersey.
HON. FRANK M. COCKRELL, Missouri.
HION, JOHN W. FOSTER, Indiana.
HON. JOHN JAY, LL.D., New York.
THEOPHILUS A. BROUWER, Esq., New York.
CYRUS NORTHROP, LL.B., Minnesota.
JAMES H. CARLISLE, LL.D., South Carolina.
EDWARD SPAULDING, Esq., New Hampshire.
HON. HOWARD VAN EPPS, Georgia.
THOMAS B. CARTER, Esq., Illinois.
JAMES H. TAFT, Esq., New York.
AUGUSTUS TABER, Esq., New York.
ANNIS MERRILL, Esq., California.
HON. WILLIAM P. DILLINGHAM, Vermont.
HON. E. E. BEARD, Tennessee.
CHARLES J. BAKER, Esq., Maryland.
HON. DAVID JOSIAH BREWER, Washington, D. C.

Secretaries.
REV. EDWARD W. GILMAN, D.D.
REV. ALEXANDER MÅLEAN, D.D.
REV. ALBERT S. HUNT, D.D.

Treasurer.

WILLIAM FOULKE.

General Agent.

CALEB T. ROWE.

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