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chusetts and of New England. To such let everywhere are cordially invited to cooperate
This Congregational House is not for in any way their own good sense may suggest. Boston, though it is to be erected in Boston; Books and pamphlets, packed away in nor for Massachusetts. It is for the denomi- those closets, and in barrels or boxes, in the nation it represents; nay, for the world. attic, or useless in the drawers of the secreJerusalem belongs to CHRISTENDOY. So this tary or book-case, will find a very fitting and garner of all that is precious, both old and useful place very quickly after they reach new, pertaining to Congregational principles, our table. I find them not merely useless, character, and work, just so far as the most but often an incumbrance in this and that patient and diligent research can secure place, where I happen to be; and have added them, shall be for the entire brotherhood of our much to our library, and relieved the kind churches everywhere. Every State and sec- ladies of further care by taking them here. tion should, therefore, be represented in it. Will those who have such, BOX, OR BUNDLE, And let none keep back what the heart OR BARREL THEM, and send them as below, prompts as an offering, though it must needs by express, at my charge? Do not fear sendbe small. From the far West, and the far ing what will be useless here. It is scarcely East, from the cold North, and, it may be, possible. Let them come to the colder South, we invite and welcome any
ISAAC P. LANGWORTHY, gifts, be they great or small. Already more than twenty thousand dollars are pledged.
23 Chauncy St., Room No. 10, This is a good beginning, but avails nothing,
Boston, Mass. until much more is added to bind it. Pastors August 10, 1865.
Congregational Quarterly Record.
St. Ch., 26 members.
In WAVERLY, Iowa, 18 members. :
9, In COLOMA, Cal., 8 members.
members. 17, In BALTIMORE, Md., 30 members. € 18, In BROOKFIELD, Mo., 5 members. " 27, In CHAIN LAKES CENTER, Minn.,
5, In LACLEDE, Mo., 15 members.
25, In ANTIOCH, Cal. 7 members.
In FOREST, IN. 6 members.
Mar. 2. Rev. GEORGE BUSHNELL, over the
1st Cong. Ch. of Beloit, Wis. Sermon by
D. D., of New Haven, Ct.
Ch. in Middleton, Ms. Sermon by Rev.
Ministers Ordained, or Installed.
Jan, 20, 1865. Mr. G. W. PHINNEY, over the
Ch. in Kelloggsville, 0.
April 5. Mr. JAY CLIZBEE, over the 2d Cong.
Ch. in Amherst, Ms. Sermon by Rev. J.
Ch. in Egremont, Ms. Sermon by Rev.
May 25. Rev. FRANKLIN TUXBURY, over July 26. Mr. G. H. DE BEVOISE, over the Ch.
the Ch. in Brandon, Vt. Sermon by Rev.
cuse. June 1. Mr. S. M. CONVILLE, to the Gospel
Ministry at Loda, Ili,
by Rev. Hiram P. Arms, D.D., of Norwich. July 5. Rev. CHARLES J. HILL, over the Ch.
in Gloversville, N. Y. Sermon by Rev.
in Walpole, N. H. Sermon by Rev. Ed.
June 7. Rev. ROBERT D. GARDNER, from
the Ch. in Ellsworth, Ct.
the Ch, in Rockport, Me. July 28. Rev. WELLINGTON NEWELL, from
the Ch. in East Orrington, Me. Aug. 1. Rev. OLIVER A, TAYLOR, from the
Ch, in Simsbury, Ct.
D. D., from the High St. Ch. in Portland,
Ministers Married. Sept. 3, 1864. In Hong Kong, China, Rev. JOHN
T. GULICK, of the Sandwich Islands, mis. sionary to Northern China, to Miss EMILY
DE LA COUR, of Manchester, England. April 5, 1865. In Hamilton, C. W., Rev. HENRY
WILKES, to BARBARA, daughter of the
RAH C. CLARK, of W M.
J. FAIRBANKS, of Westininster, Vt., to Miss ABBIES. RUSSELL, of A. 1. In Worcester, Ms., Rev. FRANKLIN D. AUSTIN, of South Royalston, to Miss JULIA M., daughter of Mr. Parley God. dard. 17. In Leominster, Ms., Rev. HORACE PARKER, of Ashby, to Miss NELLIE S. LOOK, of 'L. 31. In Memphis, Tenn., Rev. THOMAS E. BLISS, to Miss FRANCES ROWLEY, of
M., laté of Stamford, Ct. July 11. Rev. EBENEZER G. PARSONS, of
Derry, N. H., to Miss SARAH D., daughter of Hon. A. McMillan.
4. Rev. H. G. MCARTHUR, from the Ch.
Ch. in Belchertown, Ms.
the Ch. in Terryville, Ct.
April 3. In Vernon, Ct., Rev. LAVIUS HYDE, April 21. In Sanbornton Sqnare, N. H., Rev.
North Ch. in Springfield, Ms.
in Exeter, N. H.
aged 78 years.
JAMES BOUTWELL, aged 50 years. 25. In Georgia, Vt., Rev. GEORGE H. ,CLARK, aged 30 years. 28. In Cohocksink, Pa., Rev. DANIEL
GASTON, aged 65 years.
PERRY, aged 12 years.
aged 53 years. June 27. In Litchfield, Ct., Rev. DAVID L.
PARMELEE, aged 69 years.
In Chester, N. H., Rev. JOEL R. AR-
Ministers' Wibes Deceased. Mar. 7, 1865. In Pomfret, Ct., Mrs. HANNAH
JERAULD, wife of Rev. Lemuel Grosve
nor. April 2. In Deerfield, Ms., Mrs. ANNA M., wife
of Rev. George L. Hovey, aged 42 years.
72 years. May 5. In Brunswick, Me., Mrs. HARRIET
PORTER, wife of Prof. Wm Smyth, of
wife of Rey. Philo Judson. July 23. In Morehead City, N. C., Mrs. RE
BECCA J., wife of Rev. Frederick A. Fiske, late of Newton, Ms.
Imerican Congregational Union.
arrangements for the publication of the sermon."
THE Annual Sermon before the American Congregational Union was delivered in the Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, Sunday, May 7, 1865, at half-past seven o'clock, P. M., by Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, on Eph. iv. 1113.
The Annual Report of the Board of Trustees was read by the Corresponding Secretary. [See page 445.]
The Twelfth Annual Business Meeting of the American Congregational Union was held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, on Thursday, May 11, 1865, at four o'clock, P. M. The meeting was called to order by Rev. Isaac P. Langworthy, and on motion, Rev. Milton Badger, D. D., was chosen chairman, and opened the exercises with prayer.
The Treasurer read his Annual Report for the year ending May 1, 1865. [See page 442.] On motion, it was
Voted, That the Annual Reports of the Board of Trustees and of the Treasurer be accepted and referred to the Trustees for publication.
On motion of Rev. I. P. Langworthy, it was
Voted, That the thanks of the American Congregational Union be tendered to the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher for his able and interesting sermon delivered Sabbath evening, May 7, in behalf of the Union; and that a copy of the same be requested for publication. Also,
Voted, That Henry C. Bowen, Esq., be appointed a committee to present a copy of this vote to Rev. H. W. Beecher, and to make
ELECTION OF OFFICERS. The following officers for the ensuing year were chosen:
President. Rev. LEONARD BACON, D.D., New Haven, Ct.
Vice-Presidents. WILLIAM G. LAMBERT, Esq., New York. A. S. BARNES, Esq., Brooklyn, N. Y. Hon. BRADFORD R. WOOD, Albany, N. Y. Rev. GEORGE SHEPARD, D. D., Bangor, Me. Rev. MARK HOPKINS, D. D., Williamstown, Ms. Hon. EMORY WASHBURN, Cambridge, Ms. Rev. CHARLES WALKER, D. D., Pittsford, Vt. Hon. ARISTARCHUS CHAMPION, Rochester, N. Y. Rev. H. D. KITCHEL, D. D., Chicago, I. Rev. T. M. Post, D. D., St. Louis, Mo. Rev. EDWARDS A. PARK, D. D., Andover, Ms. Rev. 0. E. DAGGETT, D. D., Canandaigua, N. Y. Rev. WILLIAM Patrox, D. D., New Haven, Ct. Rev. LEONARD SWAIN, D. D., Providence, R. I. Rev. J. M. STURTEVANT, D.D., Jacksonville, IN. Rev. J. H. LINSLEY, D. D., Greenwich, Ct. Rev. H. M. STORRS, Cincinnati, O. Rev. B. P. STONE, D, D., Concord, N. H. S. B. GOOKINS, Esq., Terre Haute, Ind. Rev. T. WICKES, Marietta, O. Rev. JULIUS A. REED, Davenport, Iowa. ABNER KINGMAN, Esq., Boston, Ms. Hon. W. A. BUCKINGHAM, Norwich, Ct.
Rev. Joseph P. Thompson, D.D., Rev. Wm. Ives Budington, D. D., Rev. Milton Badger,
* Published in The Independent of June 8, 1865.
D. D., Rev. Isaac P. Langworthy, Rev. John Henry 0. Bowen, Esq., Rev. Edward Taylor, Milton Holmes, Rev. Edward Taylor, Rev. and Rev. John Milton Holmes, be appointed George B. Bacon, Rev. Lyman Abbott, Rev. J.
to represent the American Congregational Clement French, Henry C. Bowen, Alfred S.
Union at the Council of Congregational Barnes, N. A. Calkins, William Allen, James W.
Churches to be held in Boston, June 14, 1865. Elwell, S. Nelson Davis, Robert D. Benedict, Wm. G. Lambert, Walter T. Hatch, Charles
Adjourned. Gould, Samuel Holmes, A. S. Hatch.
N. A. CALKINS, Recording Secretary. Corresponding Secretary. Rev. ISAAC P. LANGWORTHY, Chelsea, Ms. Recording Secretary and Treasurer.
The Twelfth Annual Social Re-union was N. A. CALKINS, New York.
held in the Brooklyn Academy of Music,
Thursday evening, May 11, 1865. Rev. John American Congregational Union Rooms, 49 Bible House, Astor Place, New York.
P. Gulliver, of Norwich, Ct., President.
Prayer was offered by Rev. Edward N. The subject of increasing the receipts of Kirk, D. D., of Boston. the society, during the ensuing year, to meet Addresses were made by Theodore Tilton, the numerous demands for aid in building Esq., of The Independent, Rev. John Todd, houses of worship from newly organized D. D., of Pittsfield, Mass., Rev. A. A. Wil. churches at the West and South, was dis- letts, of the Reformed Dutch Church, Brookcussed by Henry C. Bowen, Esq., Rev. Ed- lyn, Prof. Cyrus Northrop, of Yale College, ward Taylor, Rev. Mr. Jocelyn, Rev. J. P. and Rev. H. M. Gallagher, of the Nassau Gulliver, and Rev. I. P. Langworthy; after Street Baptist Church, Brooklyn. which it was
This meeting was one of the most successVoted, That a committee, consisting of ful of these interesting social gatherings.
American Congregational Union in account with N. A. Calkins, Treasurer.
By balance in Treasury, May 1, 1864, $11,981 77
5 00 By contributions from New Hampshire :
Lancaster, Cong. Ch. and Soc., $30 00
6 00 Plymouth, Cong. Ch. and Soc., 16 00 Milford,
9 50 Wolf boro',
6 00 Dover, 1st
44 62 Belknap “
5 50 Durham, Rev. Alvan Tobey, 2 00
119 62 By contributions from Vermont :
Pittsford, Cong. Ch. and Soc., 17 25
12 35 Coventry,
By contributions from Massachusetts :
S. Abington, Cong. Chi & Soc., 27 53
Ch. and Soc., 37 00
10 00 St. Albans, 1st
7 00 St. Johnsbury, North Cong. Ch.
88 50 South Cong. Ch.
and Soc., 34 00 Ascutneyville, Cong. Ch. & Soc., 1 50 Montpelier, Chas. Bowen, Esq., 5 50 Glover, a few friends,
5 00 Pawlet, Cong. Ch. and Soc., 12 15
15 00 Mrs. Daniel Safford, 50 00 Uxbridge, a lady,
2 00 Andover, Rev. Jos. Emerson, 25 00
Mrs. Lydia Edwards, 1 00
10 00 Essex, Rev. J. M. Bacon, 10 00