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CONTENTS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGNITII ANNUAL REPORT

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Officers of the Society.

4 List of Foreign Agents...

97

Board of Managers...

5 Cuba and the West Indies......

97

Standing Committees......

6 Mexico.........

98

Constitution of the Society

Central America.......

101

Notices to Auxiliaries......

8 Venezuela and Colombia....

108

Correspondence, etc.........

8 La Plata and Pacific Coast.. ............

110

Constitution of an Auxiliary Society... 9 Brazil.......

118

Branch Society...

9 Sweden

120

Form of a Bequest to the Society........... 9 Russia........

121
Meetings of the Board and of the Society 9 Germany and Switzerland...

121

Specimens of Types........

10 France...

121

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

132

Seventy-eighth Annual Meeting...

26 Austria..

123

Italy

123
Levant Agency

124

REPORT OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS 27

Persia......

1-10

New Vice-Presidents

30

India.

143

Life Directors and Life Members..

30

Siam and Laos..

144

New Auxiliaries......

31

China......

148

The Bible House.....

31

Korea..

160

Receipts and Disbursements

32

Japan......

161

Invested Funds....

33

Sandwich Islands and Micronesia... 105

The Columbian Exposition......

33

Africa......

165

The Library..

34

North American Indians...

166

Translations and Revisions................. 35

Conclusion....

166

New Plates.............

39

New Books........

39

Printing in Other Lands..........

40 Accessions to the Society's Library............. 167

Other Publications.......

10 Financial Statement............

Scriptures Printed and Purchased.

11 Manufacturing Department.............

Issues............

11

Depository Account............

178

Missionary and Benevolent Work........... 43 Receipts-Legacies........

180

Work in the Home Field........

43

From Various Sources................ 180

Work in Foreign Lands..........

16

Church Collections............ 183

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

49

Books Donated.................. 192

Colportage Work .......

50 | Remittances from Auxiliaries..................... 191

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

51 Distribution of Books issued during the year 223

Sunday School Supply.

51 Receipts of each Year since Organization. 224

District Superintendents..

52 Issues of each Year since Organization...... 224

General View of the Work in the United Names of New Lite Directors and Members 225

States..

553 Compendium of Bible Societies......

223

Operations in Foreign countries.

92 The American Bible Society is a Charitable

Table of Foreign Distribution..........
96 Institution.....

230

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SEVENTY-EIGHT II

ANNUAL REPORT

OF THE

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

PRESENTED MAY 10, 1894.

TOGETHER WITH

529 08 A LIST OF AUXILIARY SOCIETIES AND THEIR OFFICERS.

AND OF

Life Directors and Life Members of the Society

Constituted during the Year.

NEW YORK:
A MERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

INSTITUTED IN THE YEAR MDCCCXVI.

1894.

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Vice-Presidents.
HON. ROBERT C. WINTHROP, LL.D., Massachusetts.
JAMES M. HOYT, Esq., Obio.
HON. J. L. CHAMBERLAIN, Maine.
GEN. 0. 0. HOWARD, New York.
HON. WILLIAM STRONG, LL.D., Pennsylvania.
HON. GEORGE G. WRIGHT, Iowa.
CORTLANDT PARKER, Esq., New Jersey.
HON. FRANK M. COCKRELL, Missouri.
HON. JOHN W. FOSTER, Indiana.
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, District of Columbia
MERRILL E. GATES, LL.D., Massachusetts.
HON. WILLIAM J. NORTHEN, Georgia.
HON. EDWARD H. EAST, Tennessee.
WILLIAM A. ROBINSON, Esq., Kentucky.
ELBERT A. BRINCKERHOFF, Esq., New Jersey.
JOHN NOBLE STEARNS, ESQ., New York.

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

Treasurer.

WILLIAM FOULKE.

General Agent.
CALEB T. ROWE.

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