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374 064 Jan.25, 1814. By a collection in the Baptist meeting-house
in which Rev.Dr.Furman statedly preaches
5 00 30 By a collection in the Baptist meeting-house
in which Rev. Mr. Roberts statedly
preaches, High Hills of Santee, S. C. 30 565 31, - By a collection in the Baptist meeting-house
in which Rev.Mr.Pope statedly preaches,
6 25 Of Esqr. Ervin, Darlington court-house, S. C. 5 00 4, - Of Rev. Mr. Dossey, Society-Hill, S. C. 2 00
Of a friend to missions at the same place 1 00
Total under the Gen. Com. &c. &c.
* The North Carolina Baptist Society for Foreign Missions.” Feb. 10, 1814. Of Rev. Mr. Daniel, near Raleigh, N. C. 2 00 14, By a collection in the chapel of the Univer
sity of North-Carolina, Chapel-Hill, N.C. 23 821 Sent afterwards by Mrs. Pucket of the same place
1 00 By A. W. Clopton of the same place, being the payment in advance of his first annual
subscription to the N. C. B. S. for F. Mis. 5 00 16, By a collection in the State-house in which
Rev.Mr.M'Pheters, a Presbyterian minis
ter, statedly preaches, Raleigh, N. C. 21 00 Sent afterwards by two or three persons
of the same place
2 50 By a few persons at a meeting at the Crossroads, near Raleigh, N. c.
3 95 Total under the North-Carolina Society 59 27; "The Richmond Baptist Mission Society for propagating the
Gospel in India and other Heathen Countries."
Feb.20, 1814. By a collection in the court-house in
which Rev. Mr. Rice, a Presbyterian mi
nister, statedly preaches, Petersburg, Va. 40 39 Of Rev. Mr. Rice himself
2 00 Sent afterwards by a lady of the same place 2 00
Total under the Richmond Society 44 39
“ The Fredericksburg Branch Society for Foreign Missions.”
Mar. 6,1814. By a collection in the Baptist meetinghouse, Fredericksburg, Va.
71 51 Afterwards of Dr. Hall of the same place 2 00 Of a son of Dr. Hall
1 00 Of Mr. Hedgeman, by the hand of Mr. Newby 1 00
Total under the Fredericksburg Society 875 51
“ The Washington Baptist Society for Foreign Missions." March 28,1814. By a collection in the Baptist meeting
house in which Rev. Mr. Brown statedly preaches, Washington, Dist. of Cola. 29 16 Also in the Baptist meeting-house at the
Navy Yard, Washington, Dist. of Cola. 12 574 April 4, By a collection in the Presbyterian meet
ing-house in which Rev. Mr. Brecken-
23 00 10,
By a collection in the Presbyterian meet
ing-house in which Rev.Dr. Muir stated
ly preaches, Alexandria, Dist. of Cola. 32 13 Also in the Baptist meeting-house in which
Rev. Mr. Moore statedly preaches, Al-
Total under the Washington Society 8 117 191
“ The Baltimore Baptist Missionary Society."
May 4, 1914. By a colleetion in the Baptist meeting
house in which Rev. Mr. Richards stat
edly preaches, Baltimore, Maryland
Rev. Mr. Healey statedly preaches, Bal-
Total under the Baltimore Society $50 62; “ The Delaware Branch Society for Foreign Missions." May 9, 1814. By a collection in the Baptist meeting
house in which Rev. Mr. Dodge statedly
Total under all these Societies
My expenses while thus prosecuting the missionary design for travelling, clothing, letters, paper, &c. &c. have been
332 103 For the purpose of defraying my expenses, particularly, I have received Oct. 15, 1813. By the hand of Rev. Mr. Dodge, Wilmington, Delaware
1 62, 18, From Rev. Dr. Staughton, by the hand of
Rev. Mr. Brown, in Washington, on my
50 00 Nov. 23,
Of Rev. Mr. Nichols, Coosa whatchie, S.C. 2 00 Dee. 27, Of two or three blacks, Sunbury, Georgia 25 April14, 1814. By a collection in the Baptist meeting
house in which Rev. Mr. Brown statedly
16 00 Total appropriated by the donors for defraying my expenses 69 89; Leaving a balance of
8 262 214 Which deducted from the amount of the abovementioned sums, will leave in my hands a balance of
977 05 But having received movies not specifically designated by the donors as intended for my expenses or for the mission, viz: Dec.29,1813. Of Rev. Mr. Williams near Savannah, Georgia
10 00 By the hand of the same from Miss Hills 5 00 30, of a lady, Savannah, Georgia
8 00 Jan.30, 1814. Of Mrs. M.Nair, High Hills of Santee, S.C. 5 00
31, Of Mrs. Walker, near Mount-Pisgah ch. S.C. 1 00 Feb. 13,
Of Mr. Dismukes, near Pitsborough, N. C. 1 00 16, Of a lady, by the hand of Rev. Mr. Daniel, near Raleigh, N. C.
1 00 March 29,– Of a lady in Washington, Dist. of Cola. 1 00 April 12, — Of two blacks, Navy Yard, Washington, Dist. of Cola.
50 15,- of a lady, Washington, Dist. of Cola.
1 50 19,- Of a lady, Washington, Dist. of Cola.
1 00 This
$ 35 00 added to the amount before mentioned inakes
1012 03 which sum, I beg leave to put into the bands of this Board. By doo
* I am not satisfied with simply mentioning this donation. These blacks were professors of religion. They had voluntarily rowed me several miles in a boat, when, instead of receiving compensation which I offered them for their services, they, understanding something of the nature of my business gave me their willing contribution. I thought of the widow's two mites, and the Saviour's appro: bation.
ing this, I conceive myself released from all farther responsibility to the before mentioned societies in relation to this money, because, being contributed to aid the very design, for whose advancement this Board has been instituted, it was minuted to the societies in whose vicinities respectively it was collected, merely because the present point of responsibility did not then exist.
Besides availing myself of the medium of your minutes, to account thus to the respected missionary societies and to the generous individuals who have entrusted me with their donations in aid of missions, suffer me to beg your indulgence, to express, publicly through the same medium, my very grateful thanks for many personal favors.
Having remained a little more than a week at Society Hill, S. C. I had the pleasure of receiving, Nov.10, 1913. Of Esqr. Hanford, Society Hill, S.C. 10 00 41, By the hand of Mr. Wilson, from a number of friends of the same place
67 25 In other places, viz: Nov.16, 1813. Of Mr. Waldo, Georgetown, S.C.
2 00 22, Of Mr. Wm. Inglesby, Charleston. S. C.
5 00 Jan. 4, 1914. Of Mr. Jenkins, Coos whatchie, s. C.
10 00 10, Of a Lady, Beaufort. S. C.
5 00 25, Of Deacon Adams, Charleston, S. C.
2 00 Of Esqr. Ervin, Darlington court-house, S. C. 5 00 16, Of Rev. Mr. Daniel, near Raleigh, N. C. 1 00
8 107 25
Jan. 1814-0f a Lady, Charleston. S. C. a pair of gloves.
a pair of shoes.
Having spent a Sabbath with Rev. Mr. Bolles of Salem, Mass. and preached in his place, I received, Sept. 26,1814. By the hand of Rev. Mr. Bolles
20 00 Nov. 21, – Having supplied the Baptist church in
Charleston, S. C.one Sabbath, in the ab-
25 00 Having preached an evening lecture in the
meeting-house of the 1st coloured Baptist
10 00 Jan.30, 1814. Having spent part of a Sabbath with Rev.
Mr. Roberts, High Hills of Santee. S. C. 10 00 After preaching an evening ecture in the baptist meeting-house, Fredericksburgh, Va.
Nov. 6, 1813. For a session sermon, at the opening of a
court, Marlborough, S. C. by the hand of
$ 13 00 Having, by the injury of a chaise, sustained a loss of 8 65 00 my very worthy friend, Rev. Mr. Leland, Charleston, S. C. was pleased to set forward the following paper, viz:
“We the subscribers, impressed with a due sense of the disinterested benevolence which has induced the Rev. Mr. Rice to devote his time and talents to the great work of evangelizing the heathen world, do cheerfully bestow the sums affixed to our names parily to make up a severe pecuniary loss he has lately sustained, by the running away of a horse, and the breaking of a chaise, and partly to assist him in his excellent undertaking."In the result he put into my bands the liberal sum of
$166 00 Having had the honour to preach before the Congress of the United States, Hon. Judge Brigham, one of the Hon. members of Congress, was pleased to set forward the following paper, viz:
“ We the subscribers, members of Congress, agree to contribute and pay, for the use and benefit of the Rev. Mr. Rice, who preached in Congress Hall on the tenih instant, and who has recently returned froin missionary services in India, the sums affixed to our names. April 11, 1814.”—The Hon. Judge himself collected and put into my hands
8 30 00 Other Hon. members afterwards
In addition to the above, I cannot but feel myself to be under grateful obligations, nor refrain from expressing my unfeigned thankfulness, to many individuals, for aid in travelling over portions of country in which I could not avail myself of conveyance by stage; for entertainment at several public houses free of expense; and for numberless instances of hospitality, attention, courtesy, politeness, and kindness. Indeed, the general countenance shewn io the im. portant object of my tour, by the people in all places which I have visited, has inspired impressions and sentiments of a naiure too grateful to be concealed, but which the power of language is too feeble to express!
With very great respect, and most affectionate consideration, permit me, beloved Fachers and Brethren, to subscribe myself
Your humble servant, for the Gospel's sake,
Philadelphia, 25th May, 1814.