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CONTENTS. 

PAGE 
Office-bearers of the Upper Canada Bible Society 5 

Life Members 6 

Laws and Regulations 7 

Rules recommended to Branch Societies 9 

Thirty-fifth Annual Report 1] 

Operations of the Central Depository 24 

Abstract of the Treasurer s Account 26 

Extracts from Agents Reports 28 

" Colporteurs Reports ... 33 

List of Toronto Subscribers., 38 

Branch Subscription Lists 42 

List of Branches and their Office-bearers, including summary of Receipts 

for the year 65 

London Auxiliary and its Branches 77 

Incomes and issues of the Upper Canada Bible Society from its commence 
ment 80 

Report of the Anniversary Meeting 81 

Meetings of the Board 89 



OFFICE-BEAKEKS 

OF THE 

UPPER CANADA BIBLE 

FOR 1875. 



OOCIETY, 



President. 

THE HONOURABLE GEORGE W. ALLAN. 

Vice-Presidents. 



(In the order of 

VERY REV. DEAN GRASETT, B. D. 
EEV. E. WOOD, D. D. 

" M. WILLIS, D. D., LL. D. 

: ALEX. SANSON. 

: ANSON GREEN, D. D. 

" J. H. ROBINSON. 
W. BALDWIN, ESQ. 
HON. WM. MCMASTER. 
REV. E. RYERSON, D. D., LL. D. 

" T. S ELLERBY. 

" R. A. FYFE, D. D. 
HON. OLIVER MOWAT. 
GEORGE BUCKLAND, ESQ. 
REV. LACHLAN TAYLOR, D. D. 
JOHN MACDONALD, ESQ. 
REV. W. JEFFERS, D. D. 
DANIEL WILSON, ESQ., LL. D. 
A. T. McCoRD, ESQ. 
REV. WILLIAM REID, D. D. 
REV. CANON BALDWIN, M.A. 



their appointment.) 

VERY REV. PRINCIPAL SNODGRASS,D.D. 
REV. J. G. MANLY. 

" W. COCKER, D. D. 
WILLIAM OSBORNE, ESQ. 
REV. W. M. PUNSHON, M. A., LL.D. 

WILLIAM ORMISTON, D. D. 
RIGHT REV. I. HELLMUTH, D.D., 

BISHOP OF HURON. 
REV. PRESIDENT NELLES, D. D. 

" ALEXANDER TOPP, D. D. 

" R. V. ROGERS, M. A. 

M. SWRETNAM, ESQ. 

REV. JOHN POTTS. 
GEORGE HAGUE, ESQ. 
REV. JOHN GEMLEY. 

PROFESSOR GREGG, A. M. 

McLAREN. 

HON. JOHN McMuRRicn. 
HON. VICE-CHANCELLOR BLAKE. 



Treasurer. 

HONOURABLE WILLIAM MCMASTER. 

Secretaries. 

J. GEORGE HODGINS, ESQ., LL. D., ) ,. 

REV. J. M. CAMERON, } *V Secretaries. 

J. F. LASH, ESQ., Minute Secretary. 

ROBT. BALDWIN, ESQ., Permanent Secretary. 

Directors. 

All MINISTERS of the GOSPEL who are Members of the Society. 



MR. ALEX. CHRISTIE. 

" JAMES FOSTER. 
DR. C. B. HALL. 
MR. JOHN McBEAN. 

JAMES BROWN. 

GEO. L. BEARDMORE. 

J. K. MACDONALD. 

ALEX. RATTRAY. 

WARRING KENNEDY. 
DR. W. B. GEIKIE. 



MR. ROBERT GILMOR. 
" JNO. GILLESPIE. 
" WM. H. ELLIOT. 

COL. MOFFATT* 

MR. C. A. MORSE. 
" $. ROGERS. 
" F. W. KINGSTONE. 
" JAMES FRASER. 
F. G. CALLENDER. 
" S. R. BRIGGS. 



Depositary. 

MR. JOHN YOUNG. 



LIFE MEMBERS 



OF THE 



UPPER CANADA 



BIBLE 



OCIETY, 



(In order of appointment.) 



Alanson Ross, Esq., Drummondville. 
J. Kynock, Esq., Wallaceburg. 
Ignatius Cockshutt, Esq., Brantford. 
J. C. W. Daly, Esq., Stratford. 
Dr. Mcllmurray, Toronto. 
David Robinson, Esq., Seaton. 
James Andrews, Esq., Port Hope. 
William Dickson, Esq., Blenheim. 
F. H. Reward, Esq., Toronto. 
John Lesslie, Esq., Dundas. 
Hon. Wm. McMaster, Toronto. 
Sir James L. Robinson, Toronto. 
Miss Harriet Newcombe, Thorold. 
John Littlewood, Esq., London. 
Walter McKenzie, Esq., Toronto. 
Robert Marsh, Esq., Richmond Hill. 
James Coleman, Esq., Dundas. 
John Frazer, Esq., London. 
Mrs. John Frazer, London. 
John Leary, Esq. , London. 
James Wood, Esq., Brantford. 
Hon. John Simpson, Bowmanville. 
A. Farewell, Esq., Oshawa. 
Professor Kingston, Toronto. 
John Kirby, Esq., Florence. 
Mrs. Robert Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
Mr. Lewis Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
Thomas Walsh, Esq., Simcoe. 
Dr. Newkirk, Vienna. 
Samuel Keefer, Esq. 
Mrs. Samuel Keefer. 
John McDonald, Esq., Toronto. 
Mrs. John McDonald, Toronto. 
Mr. James Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
Mrs. F. W. Watkins, Hamilton. 
Miss Sarah Ann Watkins, Hamilton. 
S. Nash Moyer, Esq., Campden. 
Edward Wheeler, Esq., Stouffville. 
Principal Dawson, LL.D., Montreal. 
Hon. George W. Allan, Toronto. 



Elev. E. Sullivan, Chicago. 
Mr. Robert Marsh, jun., Richmond Hill. 
Samuel Alcorn, Esq., Yorkville. 
STicol McColl, Esq., South wold. 
VIr. John A. Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
Miss Adeline E. Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
W. Mulligan, Esq., Port Hope. 
jj-eorge Andrews, Esq., Aurora. 
Joseph Hunt, Esq. 
jreorge Shaver, sen. , Esq. , Etobicoke. 
Mrs. E. D. Thompson. 
Thomas Trivett, Esq., Exeter. 
Mrs. Thomas Trivett, Exeter. 
James Watson, Esq., Hamilton. 
Mrs. James Watson, Hamilton. 
Mrs. WiUiam Donald, Port Hope. 
Robert Cassels, Esq., Quebec. 
Abraham Travis, Esq., Grimsby. 
Mrs. Mary Dalziel, Vaughan. 
Mrs. McNeely, Port Hope. 
Miss Hannah Marsh, Richmond Hill. 
G-ervas Holmes, Esq. 
John K. Taylor, Esq., Smith. 
Mr. A. K. Mulligan, Port Hope. 
Rev. John Black, Manitoba. 
Rev. George Young, Manitoba. 
W. H. Gibbs, Esq., Oshawa. 
Right Rev. Bishop McLean, Manitoba. 
Mrs. Robert Robson, Bayfield. 
Miss Janet Robson, Bayfield. 
Rev. Johnstone Vicars, Pickering. 
Rev. George Miller, Queensville. 
Miss Maria Simpson, Newmarket. 
William Jordan, Esq., Fenelon Falls. 
Abraham Allbright, Esq., South Cayuga. 
Dr. McQuesten, Hamilton. 
William Powis, Esq., Hamilton. 
R. M. Wanzer, Esq., Hamilton. 
Donald Frazer, Esq., Nairn. T^ 
Rev. James Dick, Richmond Hill. 



LAWS AND REGULATIONS. 

OF THE 

UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY, 

A s adopted at a General Meeting of the Society, held in the City 
of Toronto, on the 3rd day of August, 1855. 

[UNDER THE ACT OF INCORPORATION.] 

ARTICLE 1. This Society shall be denominated the " UPPER CANADA 
BIBLE SOCIETY," having the same object in view as the British and Foreign 
Bible Society that is, the circulation of the Bible, without note or comment. 

II. This Society shall endeavour to unite all the different Societies in the 
Province, and to concentrate their operations, in order to give more efficiency 
to the whole. 

III. This Society shall maintain, in the City of Toronto, a general depot of 
Bibles and Testaments, from which all the Auxiliaries and Branch Societies 
in connection with it shall be supplied with the Scriptures, at the lowest 
price at which they can be afforded. 

IV. The business of this Society shall be carried on by a Board of Direc 
tors, to consist of a President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Secretaries, 
together with twenty lay members, fifteen of whom, who shall have most 
frequently attended, shall be eligible for rejection each year, five of whom 
to form a quorum. All ministers of the Gospel, who are members of the 
Society, shall be entitled to a seat, and to vote with the Directors. 

V. The President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, Secretaries, and Agents 
of all Auxiliaries and Branch Societies in connection therewith, shall be ex 
officio members of the Board. 

VI. At any meeting of the Directors, the President, or, in his absence, 
the Vice-President first upon the list then present, and in the absence of 
such Vice-President, the Treasurer, and in his absence such member as 
shall be chosen for that purpose, shall preside. 

VII. Each person paying annually one dollar shall be a member of this 
Society ; and persons paying fifty dollars at any one time, either to this 
Society or to any of the Societies in connection therewith, or through them 
to the British and Foreign Bible Society, or who may have rendered import 
ant services, shall, at the discretion of the Directors, be declared Life Mem 
bers. 

VIII. That each Life Member of this Society shall be furnished with a 
Certificate of Membership, under the Corporate Seal of the Company, duly 
signed by the President and Secretaries for the time being, and shall be 
allowed to receive from the Depository annually, for distribution, Bibles and 
Testaments to the value of one dollar. 

IX. That the Board of Directors for the time being shall have the ap 
pointment of Agents, Depositary, Colporteurs, Bookkeeper and Assistants 



8 LAWS AND REGULATIONS. 

of the Society, and the fixing of all salaries and allowances ; and shall have 
the superintendence and management of all the property, real and personal, 
of the Corporation, as well as the management and control of its general 
affairs, and the appropriation of its funds, with full power to enact such rules 
as may be requisite to effect the objects contemplated by the Act of Incor 
poration. 

X. The Board of Directors shall meet for the transaction of business once 
in each quarter, and at any other time when called together by the Secreta 
ries, or any three of the Directors. 

XT. A General Meeting of the Society shall be held in the month of May 
in each and every year, or at such other times as the Directors for the time 
being may deem best for the interests of the Society ; when the Officers and 
Directors for the ensuing: year shall be chosen ; a report of the proceedings 
for the foregoing year presented ; together with the Treasurer s and Deposi 
tary s Accounts, duly audited. 

XII. In the Annual Report of the Society, the efforts of the several So 
cieties in connection with it shall be distinctly mentioned, as respects the 
circulation of the Scriptures and the contributions to the funds, together 
with such other matter connected with them as may be generally interesting. 

XIII. That the General Meetings of the Society shall be opened by read 
ing a portion of the Sacred Scriptures, and with prayer. 

XIV. That no alterations in this Constitution shall be made except at a 
General Meeting of the Society, and after one month s notice of the same has 
been given to the Board. 



RESOLUTION PASSED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
RELATIVE TO GRANTS TO SUNDAY SCHOOLS. 

That in all applications for grants of Bibles to Sunday Schools, the appli 
cant be requested to furnish the Secretaries with an account of the state of 
the School ; the number of Scholars and Teachers ; the amount of funds at 
the disposal of the Managers ; who are its officers ; and why it is necessary 
to make such application : all which should in every case be certified by a 
Minister of the Gospel, or some person of known respectability. And 
further, this Board recommends that the Secretaries be instructed to make 
grants in future only to destitute settlements ; reporting the same to the 
next General Meeting of the Board of Directors. 



RULES 

RECOMMENDED TO BRANCH SOCIETIES. 



I. That a Society be formed in connection with the British and Foreign 
Bible Society, through the medium of the Upper Canada Bible Society, 
for the purpose of contributing to the circulation of the Holy Scriptures 
without note or comment : the English copies being of the authorized version 
only. 

II. That the Society be denominated " THE BRANCH BIBLE 

SOCIETY." 

III. That all persons subscribing one dollar annually, or five dollars at 
one time, shall be members of this Society. 

IY. That the business of this Society shall be conducted by a President, 
Vice- Presidents, Treasurer, Secretary, and a Committee consisting of not 
less than other members ; five to constitute a quorum. 

V. That all Ministers of the Gospel who join the Society shall be reckoned 
members of the Committee. 

VI. That the Committee shall meet quarterly, or oftener ; the time and 
place of meeting to be fixed by themselves. 

VII. That the Committee divide their sphere of operations into Districts, 
and appoint two of their own members for each district, to solicit subscrip 
tions and donations from the inhabitants, and also to ascertain the wants of 
the people regarding the Word of God. 

VIII. That the whole of the subscriptions and donations received by this 
Society shall, after deducting incidental expenses, be remitted, yearly, to 
the Upper Canada Bible Society, for the purpose of translating the Word of 
God into the Indian languages, and for supplying other nations, through the 
Parent Institution, with the pure Word of God ; or for the purchase of Bibles 
and Testaments to supply the neighbourhood at cost price, or gratuitously to 
those who cannot purchase. 

IX. That a General Meeting of the Subscribers be held on the day 

of , in each year, at , when the accounts shall be presented, the 

proceedings of the past year stated, a new Committee appointed, and a 
Report agreed upon ; the Report to be published under the direction of the 
Committee, if required. 

X. That on the formation of a new Committee, the President, Vice-Presi 
dents, Treasurer, Secretary, and such three-fourths of the other members 
of the Committee as have most frequently attended, shall be eligible for re 
election for the ensuing year. 



THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT 



OF THE 



UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY. 



" Without the Bible it is impossible to establish the laity in the 
truth." So said the great Tyndal, who determined, therefore, that if 
God gave him life, every ploughboy in England should know the Scrip 
tures. When the enemies of the truth strangled and burned that holy 
man at Vilvorde, they thought they had put an end to his fruitful life 
on earth. But is not God continuing and expanding that life in 
the Bible Societies of to-day, whose great aim and object is to translate 
God s Word into every language, and to place it not only in every house 
but in every hand and in every heart among the millions of this great 
world of ours, for whom Christ, the Light of Life, came down from Hea 
ven. To report to the members of the Upper Canada Bible Society 
what has been done during the past year in thus diffusing the light is, 
at this time, the duty and the privilege of its Directors. They will, 
however, only attempt to give a short but faithful account of their own 
stewardship in the Society s field, and a very brief sketch of the world 
wide work of our great Parent and kindred Societies. 

Before speaking of the operations of our Society, the Directors cannot 
but refer to the loss it has sustained in the death of the late Rev. Dr. 
Jennings, who had been one of its Vice-Presidents for twer^-seven 
years. From the beginning of his residence in this country he was al 
ways a warm advocate of the Bible Society. He is now " with Christ, 
which is far better," but his memory will long continue among those 
who remain here, as that of one of the oldest and truest friends of the 
cause. 

The number of copies of the Scriptures issued by the Society within 
the last twelve months is 37,971, being 2,260 more than in the previous 
year. 

The total income received during the twelve months is apparently 
$573 98 less than that of last year, but is in reality $403 79 greater. 
Although it is still far short of what it was in the late years of pros 
perity, the Directors think that when the continued commercial depres 
sion is considered, cause will be seen in this little increase for thankful 
ness to God and congratulation to the members of the Society. The 
apparent decrease in the income is owing to the discontinuance, at the 



12 ANNUAL EEPOKT. 

suggestion of this Board, of the annual grant of 200 sterling from the 
British and Foreign Bible Society. In its early history, when the Society 
was unable of itself to pay for the agency necessary to develop its re 
sources, this grant was of the greatest value, and it is difficult to say 
how much its firm establishment in the Province is due to the fostering 
help thus given by the Parent Society, which was quite willing to con 
tinue it so long as wished by this Auxiliary. But the Society has now 
been able for some years back to carry on the work in its own field, to 
give liberal grants wherever needed to weaker auxiliaries in the Do 
minion, and to remit a fair surplus to the Parent Society for its work 
in Roman Catholic and heathen lands. Under these circumstances 
the Directors thought the money would be better spent in more 
needy quarters, and communicated their views to the Committee in 
England in a resolution which will be found in the November num 
ber of the Recorder, carefully premising that the tie which binds 
this Auxiliary to the British and Foreign Bible Society should con 
tinue as strong as ever. In their answer to this communication the 
Secretaries of the Home Society say : " Be assured that we have no 
suspicion that your present action in this matter carries with it the 
slightest intention to weaken the bonds that unite the Parent Society 
and its valued auxiliary. We regard it as inspired by an honourable 
feeling which we highly appreciate, and we trust that the career of the 
Upper Canada Society may be marked in the future by the same gratify 
ing progress as that by which its past course has been distinguished." 

It is true that the actual increase in the income is altogether from pay 
ments on purchase account and that there is still a decrease in the free 
contributions from the Branches ; but it should be understood that 
many of these payments are largely made up of moneys which have been 
freely subscribed by the people. This practice of paying " on purchase 
account" money raised by subscription has been considered by the Board, 
and a better method has been recommended to the Branches, which the 
Directors have reason to hope will soon be adopted by all, several having 
acted upon the suggestion as soon as their attention was called to the 
matter. It is also to be noted that the reported income of the twelve 
months does not include the returns from so many Branches. There 
are always, unfortunately, some that do not send their remittances in 
time to be included in the year s receipts ; but this year without any 
fault on the part of most of them the number of these is considerably in 
creased. As a Permanent Agent was engaged in September, it was neces 
sary to leave some of his visits to be made in spring and summer, and the 
sections thus apparently neglected have of course yielded no fruit during 
the year just closed, but will do so early in that just begun. Moreover 
the expenses of the society have been less, so that the net results of the 
twelve months 5 operations have yielded at least $1,500 more than those 
of the previous year for the spread of God s Word. 

AGENCY. 

One of the first matters which occupied the attention of the Board 
when it came into office, was the system of Agency. A special com- 



ANNUAL REPORT. 13 

mittee was appointed to examine the subject, who presented a report, 
the result of which was the modification of the provisional or local system 
by the appointment of one permanent Agent. Although permanent 
agency is more expensive than provisional, the Directors have reason to 
believe that in this step they were guided and over-ruled by God s Spirit, 
and that the combination of the two systems is likely to prove more ad 
vantageous than either of them alone. They also rejoice to feel that it 
was God, in His providence, who led the Rev. Mr. Ross to offer his ser 
vices, and they congratulate the Society on having secured them. The 
success of the reverend gentleman in reviving some of the feebler 
Branches and stirring up others to renew their zeal has been most en 
couraging. The re-division of the field into smaller sections, and the re 
vision of the instructions by the standing committee on agency, have also 
given very satisfactory results. 

The total cost of agency during the year has been $2,689 ; of this $78 
properly belonged to 1874-5, leaving $2,611 which is $1,100 less than 
the same item in that year. This difference, of course, would not have 
been so large had all the visitation been finished before the end of the 
year, or had the Permanent Agent been engaged throughout the twelve 
months. Had all the Branches however been visited within the year by 
provisional agents, the cost would still have been less than $3000, shew 
ing a saving of at least $700, partly due to the stronger Branches doing 
without the help of paid agents, and partly to the rearrangement of the 
work, yet, doubtless, also in some degree to the agents meeting fewer 
travelling difficulties in a milder winter and at the earlier season when, 
the Directors are glad to say, most of them did their work. Last year 
twenty-six provisional agents were employed, this year one permanent 
and twenty-five provisional, the latter of course taking a smaller number 
of Branches than they did then. At the request of the Committee 
of the Elmira Branch, the Board decided upon employing one agent 
who could address meetings in either German or English. After some 
difficulty in finding a gentleman suited for the work, and at the same 
time sufficiently fluent in both languages the Directors succeeded in se 
curing the services of the Rev. S. Kappele, whose addresses have been 
very acceptable at the meetings which he has attended, and whose 
efforts have been very successful in their results. Although the agents 
have not been without their difficulties, and have in a few instances 
been unable to reach their destinations in time for the meetings they 
wished to attend, they have been mercifully preserved from any serious 
accident, and have met the same kind hospitality with which the friends 
of the cause throughout the country are ever ready to welcome them. 

Extracts from their reports will be found on page 28. 

AUXILIARY AND BRANCHES. 

Thirty-nine of the Branches belonging to the London Bible Society 
have contributed during the year an aggregate sum of $780 59 to the 
British and Foreign Bible Society, and $810 12 to this Society. Al 
though this leaves forty-four which have sent no free contributions to 
us or the Parent Society, it is a decided improvement on last year, which 



14 ANNUAL REPORT. 

is doubtless due in a considerable degree to the zeal of the auxiliary s 
present Secretary, the Rev. John Gemley. 

The number of Branches in direct communication with our own So 
ciety is three less than last year, only two new ones having been added 
and five having been struck? off. In this the loss is only apparent, but 
the gain real. As shown by last year s Report there were some fifty 
Branches in a very weak state, and the agents were instructed to endea 
vour to revive and strengthen these rather than plant new ones -for the 
present. Not a few have been awakened to renewed life, but some which 
had been organized with more zeal than judgment, and were a cause 
ojf useless expense, have been struck off the list, and the Directors think 
that their successors may still pursue this pruning process in the com 
ing year with advantage to the Society. 

In answer to a circular issued by the Board to 110 of the stronger 
Branches, fifty-four undertook to hold their public meetings, collect sub 
scriptions, and remit their contributions this year, without the help of a 
paid agent. When the accounts of the year were closed forty-five of 
these had, without expense to the Society, contributed $5,210 ; the same 
Branches having last year sent $5,071, at a cost of about $400. 

Since the closing of accounts several have sent in handsome contri 
butions. We have heard from all the others, and with one exception, 
they will probably remit within a very short time. 

In looking at the list of the Branches and their contributions, the 
friends of the Society will bear in mind that some of them have not 
been visited for the reasons before assigned ; and that others could not 
receive the attention of the Permanent Agent until very near the end of 
the Society s year. They will perhaps notice that although Brantford 
still keeps the lead among our Branches, it has sent us $250 less than 
the last year ; but it is only fair to remark that the dulness of trade 
has been especially felt in towns of this kind. The Directors have 
been cheered by receiving $30 as the first contribution from the Branch 
at Prince Arthur s Landing. They think this a very promising begin 
ning. They also feel great pleasure in reporting the continued vigour 
of the New Westminster Branch which last year sent its first contri 
bution of $30 and has now sent $50. A letter has lately been received 
from the Winnipeg Branch, which shews that its committee is alive to 
the importance of Bible circulation in our young Province of Mani 
toba. Although these far-off Branches can scarcely yet be classed 
among the sources of income, they carry on, whenever required in 
their interesting fields, the Society s most important work colportage, 
under the head of which will be found more details of the good news 
lately received from them. 

The Board has also been much pleased to hear from several of the 
Agents that some Branches have had their stocks placed in more promi 
nent positions, and have otherwise improved their depositories ; and 
the Directors consider that care in this matter, on the part of the 
committees and officers, will very greatly increase the efficiency of such 
Branches. 



ANNUAL REPORT. 15 

FINANCES. 

The total receipts of the year have been $29,510, which, as before 
pointed out, is apparently $573 less than the income of last year, but 
is really $403 greater. 

The results of sales have been $10,986 68 

The free contributions (including rent in trust, but 
not any grant from Parent Society, which last 
year came under this item) 18,52429 

Total $29,510 97 

The contributions were for the following specified objects : 
To the Upper Canada Bible Society, including 

city subscriptions, interest, rent, &c $11,422 24 

To the British and Foreign Bible Society 6,594 04 

To the Montreal Bible Society 250 00 

To the Quebec Bible Society 83 87 

To the French Canadian Missionary Society for 

the distribution of Scriptures 174 14 



$18,524 29 

In addition to the above contributions, the Board has voted the fol 
lowing grants : To the British and Foreign Bible Society, 400 ster 
ling ; to the Quebec Bible Society, $500 ; and has placed $500 at the 
disposal of the colportage committee for use in Manitoba, should it be 
required. On purchase account 2,000 have been sent to the Parent 
Society, leaving still 508 to pay which is 340 less than the balance to 
the debit of the Society at the end of the last year. 

Further particulars will be found in the Treasurer s account on pages 
26 and 27. 

DISTRIBUTION. 

The number of Bibles, Testaments and portions which have been 
issued from the Society s House during the twelve months is 37,971, 
being 2,261 more than the number sent out last year. When the con 
tinued dulness in almost all branches of business is considered, the 
Directors think this is another cause for thankfulness. 

Of the above 4,076 were sold, and 1,496 issued gratuitously at the 
Depository in Toronto, 26,583 sent to the Branch Depositories, 5,816 to 
the Colporteurs; 1,522 were in other languages than English, and 14 
were portions in raised characters for the blind. 

The total number of copies issued by the Society since its formation 
is 972,943. 

Further particulars will be found on page 24. 

COLPORTAGE. 

There have been two more colporteurs employed, and 6,250 copies of 
the Scriptures circulated by this instrumentality, shewing a fair increase 



16 ANNUAL REPORT. 

on the number last year, besides a larger number of the Bibles with 
the metrical Psalms, which, as they are supplied from the Tract Society s 
Depository have not hitherto been shown in our Reports. This increase 
is not so large as the Board would like to be able to report ; but it is to 
be noted that the time of two of the colporteurs, Messrs. Badger and 
Mclntyre, has been wholly occupied in very far back townships, where 
these faithful labourers had sometimes miles to travel in going from one 
house to another. Part of the time, Messrs. McPhail and Strain were 
also working in similar sparsely populated districts. The Board has 
thus taken care not to neglect the wants of our hardy pioneers in the 
back woods, although the work among them demands more money from 
the funds of the Society, and more zeal, endurance and patience from 
our devoted Colporteurs. But, while recognising that the back town 
ships have the first claim upon their attention, the Directors also saw 
that there is much to be done by Colportage in even the oldest and 
most settled parts of the Society s field. In addition to the experience 
of the Parent Society in so old and settled a country as England, the 
marked success of Mr. Lowry s labours in and around the City of 
Toronto, and of Mr. Stephenson in the Counties of Waterloo and 
Wellington, has proved that they were not mistaken in this. They 
would, therefore, strongly recommend their successors to continue to 
occupy such districts. The sales of Messrs. Mclntyre and Rothwell, the 
two newly engaged colporteurs, look small in the schedule, which will 
be found on page 37. It is only fair to them to state that they have 
both been labouring in sections of the country where the large majority 
of the settlers are Scotch, and therefore generally buy the Tract Society 
Bibles, which have the Metrical Psalms bound with them. 

Besides what has been done in the field more immediately under the 
care of the Board, the first effort in Colportage in British Columbia has 
been made during the past year. A grant of $300 for this purpose was 
made by the Board to the New Westminster Branch, the Committee 
of which express in their report very hearty thanks for the liberality 
of the Society, and state that they had employed Mr. James McFarlane 
during parts of July and August, and that he had been very zealous and 
faithful in the service. He had travelled over all the settlements and 
logging camps on both sides of the Frazer River from Cheam to the 
Gulf, and had visited the ships and saw-mills at Burrard Inlet. He had 
sold sixty-two Bibles and one hundred and seven Testaments, and had 
given away five Bibles and four Testaments. Extracts from his re 
ports will be found among those of the other colporteurs on page 37. 
The Committee consider that Mr. McFarlane has been very successful, 
and it is confidently believed that much good will result from his labours, 
though it may not be seen before the Great Day ; but as the expense of 
Colportage there is very great, and the population of the further parts 
exceedingly small and scattered, they did not think it wise to spend the 
whole grant, but have offered $150 of it to the Victoria Branch, in 
whose district they think a large amount of good can be done at less 
cost than in the more distant parts of their own. 



ANNUAL REPORT. 17 

The total cost of Colportage during the year has been $1,860, being 
$640 more than in the preceding twelve months. $150 of this, as above 
shown, was spent in British Columbia. 

The Directors would ask all Christians to pray that God will abun 
dantly bless the copies of His Word thus scattered over our land by the 
persevering labours of the Society s colporteurs. 

SISTER SOCIETIES. 

A very full account was given in the March number of the Recorder 
of the operations of the New Brunswick Bible Society. We have since 
heard from Montreal and Quebec, but we regret that our Kingston, 
Ottawa and Nova Scotia friends have forgotten to send us the usual 
account of their welfare. The Committee of the Montreal Society regret 
that " the tone of their Report had to be pitched in the minor key," as 
the wonted prosperity of the Auxiliary had received a check through 
" the almost unprecedented commercial depression and confusion which 
had for many months prevailed." Their receipts in 1875 were $2,200, 
and their issues 1,200 copies, less than in 1874 ; but in the Reports of 
their Agent and of the Bible women working in connection with them, 
there is much to cheer and to give reason for hope that in the present 
year they will more than recover their former standing. The Bible 
women especially speak of the encouraging increase in the demand for 
the Scriptures among our French-speaking fellow-countrymen, through 
the successful ministry of the Rev. Mr. Chiniquy. The report of the 
Quebec auxiliary has not yet come to hand, but in a letter received a 
few days ago, Mr. Lamb, the Secretary, says, in reference to the help 
given by this Society to their colportage : " We feel deeply grateful for 
these annual grants, not alone because they are so necessary to enable 
us to prosecute our work, but also because they prove that we have your 
sympathy and prayers." The French Canadian Missionary Society, 
although not a Bible Society, is doing much in this great work of placing 
the pure Word of God in the hands and recommending it to the hearts 
of our fellow-countrymen, and is more and more withdrawing from 
other work in order to give its chief energies to colportage. 

It was natural to expect that our co-worker, the American Bible So 
ciety, would feel the almost universal depression in business affairs, and 
so we find it : for the total income of their fiscal year just closed is 
$527,198, which is $50,371 less than in the preceding twelve months, 
and $220,000 less than their annual receipts six years ago. But 
we are glad to note that this annual decrease is lessening, and so we 
trust the ebb tide is nearly over with our friends, and that an abun 
dance will soon begin to flow into their treasury, where we know it will 
be so well used. The issues of the American Society also show a de 
crease, being 684,428 copies, compared with 726,683 in the year before. 
But this number does not include those issued in foreign lands, of which 
part of their work we have not yet seen any Report, but we hope that 
perhaps it will show more marked spiritual blessings to be manifest in 
many parts of the wide-spread field of this great Society than sometimes 
when money is more plentiful. 



18 ANNUAL REPORT. 

Your Board, being desirous to have the sympathy and cordiality which 
have always existed between the two Societies publicly manifested, re 
quested the Board of Managers of the American Bible Society to send 
a representative to our anniversary, and they regret that this seems to 
have been impossible on the present occasion. They rejoice, however, 
that although no official representative of the American Bible Society 
has been sent, we are privileged to have with us to night one of its most 
prominent members, and one of the most Catholic spirited friends of 
the cause on the continent. Unable to be officially represented at our 
anniversary, the Board in New York kindly invited this Society to send 
a delegate to the annual meeting of their Society, which will be held in 
Philadelphia on the 16th instant. Your Board very gladly accepted this 
invitation, and appointed the Rev. Mr. Ross to the honourable post, in 
which, with his thorough knowledge of the work and other qualities, he 
is well fitted worthily to act as the mouth-piece of this Society on that 
auspicious occasion. 

THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. 

After looking at the various Societies on this side of the Atlantic, and 
finding that it is the day of the East wind with most of them, it is com 
forting to turn to our great Parent, the British and Foreign Bible 
Society, which, although past its three-score and tenth year, keeps on 
steadily increasing its strength. It has, it is true, during the past 
year been subject to the blasts of a rough wind in the shape of essays 
widely circulated, criticizing its practice in Roman Catholic countries, but, 
like the English oak, it has only become the more firmly rooted in the 
soil which gives it nourishment. 

The Board regrets that the statistics of the Parent Society for 1875-6 
are not yet received, but by the condensed Report of the District Secre 
taries, which is for the calendar year 1875, it is seen that the free contri 
butions from the English Auxiliaries, Branches and Associations amount 
to 5,149 more than in the previous year, and the payments on purchase 
account, from the same sources, to 4,130 more than the average of the 
last three years. The total number of issues from the London Depot to 
the various Societies in England and Wales is 51,801 more than in 
1874. 

As usual, we give a few extracts from the Report of 1874-5, to show 
what the Society is doing in foreign lands. 

PROGRESS IN THE WORK OF TRANSLATION AND REVISION. 

It has been well said, that the grandest conquests of the world s mightiest 
heroes sink into littleness beside the work which a faithful missionary has 
done when he has made the Bible speak in a new tongue. If then we have 
been thrilled in reading of the indomitable perseverance and courage of 
our brave soldiers who worked their way to Magdala and Coomassie, that 
they might give liberty to captives and lessons to tyrants, should we not turn 
with deep interest to that part of the Parent Society s report which tells us 
of the doings of still greater heroes, whose conquests are adding provinces 
and sometimes whole empires to the field of the Society s work, and whose 



ANNUAL REPORT. 19 

handicraft is putting into the hands of our noble colporteurs the sword of 
the Spirit, by which alone the father of tyrants can be overcome, and the 
entrance of which gives light and freedom to his prisoners. These translators 
form the highest rank among the many labourers in the honourable service of 
the Society, and we regret that we cannot give even a brief sketch of what is 
being done by them ; for even when the full report is read, it is difficult for 
the mind to realize the amount of care and toil and perseverance which it 
represents. 

We can here only make the bare statement that in the year 1874-5 the 
Parent Society was aiding the translation or revision of the Scriptures in 
thirty-nine different languages. 

FRANCE . 

France sighs for rest and every election of a deputy is scanned as a vane 
betokening the direction of the wind. Were it only for the sake of the pub 
lic tranquillity, no better gift could be made to France than the Book which 
preaches the Gospel of peace and goodwill, which enjoins obedience to law 
fully-constituted authority, and rebukes all lust of power. 

As M. Monod maintains that a very high standard of character is neces 
sary to fit a man for the arduous and noble work of a colporteur, he some 
times finds it difficult to engage suitable men in the room of those who retire. 
Fifteen left the service of the Society during the past year. Thirty applica 
tions were received for the vacant posts, but upon sifting them and making 
inquiries, M. Monod felt obliged to decline as many as twenty. As the out 
come of these changes in the staff, 49 men have been employed against 54 re 
ported last year. Nevertheless, a greater amount of activity has been dis 
played, and 48,327 copies have been sold against 47,051 similarly disposed of 
in 1873. The work has, moreover, been carried into twelve departments 
which were unoccupied by the Society last year this is a matter of sincere 
congratulation. 

As regards the sales in France, when it is added to the above-named in 
crease of colporteurs issues that the central Depot has done more than it did 
last year, the favourable items end, and it needs in plain truthfulness to be 
added that this gain is more than balanced by diminution under other heads. 
The total distribution during the year was 87,404. Compared with 98,316 
in the year before, this is, no doubt, a considerable decrease ; but it has to 
be remembered that the Society is not accountable for the proceedings of 
sister agencies ; and while it would not take credit for their activity, so 
neither can it reproach itself if in one year they do not order Scriptures from 
it as largely as in another. 

Although the Society receives no opposition from the Government, the 
colporteurs are at the mercy of the several prefects, many of whom are under 
Ultramontane influence, and so are vexed and hindered in many ways. We 
hope many of our readers will remember their difficulties and uphold them 
in their prayers. 

GERMANY, 

The strong impetus given to the work of the Society at the time of the war 
is now spent ; but the work itself goes on with a momentum of its own, like 
that of the deep river when the passing flood lias subsided. Not that re 
ligious effort in Germany is now pursued amid an atmosphere of peace. On 
the contrary, the band of Evangelical Protestants is hemmed in between the 
Ultramontanes and the Social Democrats. The former party has been re 
presented to the world during the past year rather as attacked than attack 
ing ; its bishops have been fined, deposed, banished, imprisoned, and a stren 
uous attempt has been made to render German citizens independent of the 



20 ANNUAL REPORT. 

Church and her offices, alike in infancy, marriage and death. The Report, 
however, presents the other side of the picture, and furnishes instances of 
that persecuting spirit which starts up in the Romish communion whenever 
the check is removed : if fewer examples are given of the unseemly behav 
iour of the priests towards those who sell or read the Scriptures, it is not 
because the offence is removed, but because the story has been so often told. 
Would, however, that the intelligence of the people, recoiling from that 
blending of assumption with credulity which too often marks the ministers 
of the Church of Rome, threw itself into the camp of such as acknowledge 
Christ Jesus as their one Priest and King, and appeal to the open Word of 
God as arbiter of the strife. Unhappily the rebound is more violent, and 
blank infidelity is embraced and even exalted into a religious system. 

By these giant foes then, priestcraft and rationalism, all other difficulties 
are dwarfed, and while manfully grappling with them, the colporteurs forget 
to speak of rough roads, rougher fare, and usage roughest of all. But with 
the magnitude of the obstacles should rise the resolution of the disciples of 
Christ in His strength to overcome them ; and instead of arguing that Ger 
many is a Protestant country and able to provide for her wants, the fact 
should be realized that a large proportion of her people are hostile to the 
Bible, and that the present is pre-eminently a time for pressing home the 
living Word on those who have put it from them in scorn or fear. While 
speaking cordially of the German Bible Societies, Mr. Davies says : 

" They do not feel as we do the responsibility which rests on those who 
possess the Bible, and regard it asj the Book of the people, to circulate it 
among those who are members of another creed and who do riot regard it in 
this light. The work among Romanists is left almost exclusively to us. 
Some Bible Societies are even prevented by their laws and regulations from 
taking part in this work." 

It is pleasant to know that these German Societies reciprocate the kindly 
feeling cherished towards them by our Parent Society. The German So 
cieties have together circulated 210,000 copies, and the British and Foreign 
Bible Society, 300,000, so that over half a million copies of the sacred Word 
are distributed annually amongst a population estimated at 42,000,000. 
Thus, as Mr. Davies observes : 

" Bad in many respects as the state of things in Germany, religiously 
speaking, is, the Bible is still a mighty power among the people, and does its 
blessed work of doctrine, reproof, correction and instruction in right 
eousness. In the land of Luther the influence of Luther s Bible is not ex 
tinct." 

DENMARK. 

Although this country is as well supplied with the Scriptures as any part 
of the Continent, the demand is still considerable ; the children and domes 
tic servants are clamorous for Bibles of their own. The sales from the 
Copenhagen depot have been 25,164 copies, of which 8,935 have been taken 
round by colporteurs, and sold in remote country districts as well as in the 
towns. 

SWEDEN. 

The accounts which reached the Committee early last year led them to an 
ticipate an increase in the Swedish issues ; but it was not till its close that 
they learnt how decided that increase had been. Great surprise was ex 
pressed so far back as the year 1862, when 93,000 copies were distributed 
by the Agency ; for at that time, among a population of less than 4,000,000, 
the Society had circulated 1,306,816 copies, and the Swedish Bible Society 



ANNUAL REPORT. 21 

759,635, so that portions at least of God s Word had been introduced to 
nearly a half of the inhabitants. After that date the demand slackened to a 
yearly average of 00,000. But in 1873 the circulation rose somewhat sud 
denly to 86,877 copies, and this year it has passed the 300,000. 

AUSTRIA. 

The foul murder of the Society s faithful colporteur Ranch gives a peculiar 
interest for the year to this field in which this noble martyr laboured and 
bled. It is encouraging, and surely ought to stimulate us all, to read that on 
hearing the news of his death two colporteurs of fidelity and good judgment im 
mediately volunteered to fill the gap and carry on his work in the Tyrol. The 
distribution has fallen off by 23,504 copies. This Mr. Millard attributes prin 
cipally to the great scarcity of money. The motley character of this empire is 
shown by the fact that the 115,457 copies circulated were in more than six 
teen different languages. However, in the midst of the above trials of faith, 
we find the Society s persevering agent rejoicing in a gleam of hope which 
shone in the fact that his petition on the subject of colportage had been 
adopted by the Committee of the Press Laws, and that the Government, and 
even the local authorities in some places, seemed inclined to give increased 
facilities to Bible colportage. It is also both interesting and encouraging to 
find that the Scriptures supplied from the Society s depot in Trieste to the 
Austrian Arctic Expedition were not buried treasures. In the account lately 
given by Captain Weyprecht and Lieutenant Payer of their sojourn amid the 
ice, they said it was the custom on board the ship daily to read a chapter of 
the Bible to the assembled crew. No room could be found for a priest who 
wanted to accompany the expedition ; but the Bible was deemed a necessary 
part of the outfit. Would it were always so, and that amid the polar sea of 
life s hardships men would warm their hearts before the light of heavenly 
Truth ! 

ITALY. 

Nowhere perhaps more clearly than in Italy is the distinguishing feature 
of the Society made manifest. Jts aim has always been not to offer any in 
terpretation of Holy Scripture, but to put the Volume into the hand of each 
man, confident that in its pages he will find the Spirit who leads into all truth 
and, taking of the things of Christ, reveals them to the soul. Its concern 
has been not to win men to any form of creed or ritual, but to give them in 
the living Word ample materials for coming to a sound judgment in these 
things. 

The work done under the eye of your Agent, Mr. T. Bruce, is as follows : 
By 34 colporteurs have been sold 25,643 copies ; from the depots have been 
issued 8,163 ; to other Bible Societies 2,390 ; and by way of grants 2,558 ; 
making a total of 38,754. 

ROME. The depot occupies a prominent position in the Corso, and has 
issued 5,663 volumes ; one colporteur works in connection with it in the city, 
and another among the Sabine Hills. 

SPAIN. 

Since Don Alfonso has been reigning, circumstances have caused the flutter 
of alternate hope and fear to the lovers of civil and religious liberty. 

Two things in the Alfonsist policy are clear. There is a declared desire to 
govern the country according to the views of the must enlightened nations; 
while no secret is made of the intention to restore her former privileges to the 
Church of Rome. How these two designs are to be harmonized does not yet 
appear; and those who have learnt the impossibility of serving two masters 



22 ANNUAL REPORT. 

may be excused a fear lest the attempt should end in an unreserved obedi 
ence to the will of the Sovereign Pontiff. 

There was a general expectation that the incoming of the new rdgime would 
mean the outgoing of all Protestant workers from the land. Repeatedly in 
the Provinces the colporteurs have been taunted by the priests, who cried 
that their time was short, and that the besom of the new Government would 
soon sweep them and their books out of the land; and people have come to 
the Madrid Depot in eager haste, to secure copies of the Scriptures ere the 
opportunity should pass. In the present time of suspense, it is gratifying to 
be assured that the Word of God, now so widely sown through Spain, can 
never be uprooted, and that, burn the Bible as they may and do, the priests 
cannot destroy the hold and power it has acquired over a considerable mino 
rity of the nation. 

While, however, there may be good reason for hope and continued activity, 
it can surprise none that the year has been a season of restricted rather than 
expanded efforts. A scheme which Mr. Oorfield proposed to the Committee 
some time]ago for the development of colportage in Spain has remained where 
it was, the opportunity not having arrived for taking any steps towards its 
adoption. Printing operations too have been arrested through inability to 
draw paper from Tolosa, a town in the Carlist district of the north ; hence 
two large contracts for octavo Bibles stand in abeyance. The sales of the 
Agency reached in 1873 the goodly figure of 77,200; this year they have been 
only 50.704, details whereof are subjoined: 

PORTUGAL. 

The year s work in this little kingdom has been most encouraging. Mr. 
J. E. Tugman, the agent, congratulates the Committee on the comparative 
absence of legal difficulties and complications with the authorities. He also 
reports that there are in Lisbon several congregations of Bible-reading Ro 
manists. Dissatisfied with the turn of affairs in the Church of Rome since 
the Decree of Infallibility, and worn out of all patience by the teachings of 
the Jesuits, a number of earnest souls have formed meetings for prayer and 
the reading of the Scriptures, both on Sundays and in the week. They do 
not admit themselves to be Protestants, but are groping their way towards 
the light, into which they shall assuredly be led by the Father of lights and 
Giver of every good and perfect gift. 

The result of these more favourable conditions is a marked improvement 
in the sales of the year. For 1872 the issues were reported as 4,553 ; they 
rose in 1873 to 5,468 ; but during the year now ended they have numbered 
8,299 copies. 7,800 of these were circulated by the colporteurs. The sales 
of Testaments would have been considerably larger had not the stock run 
short towards the close of the year. 

TURKEY. 

The policy of the Government is retrogressive, and wearisome delay has 
been encountered by your representatives in Constantinople in obtaining for 
mal permission to print an edition of the Turkish Testament in Arabic char 
acters. Hindrances have also been thrown in the way of colportage, and in 
Upper Albania the authorities seized the Scriptures from one of your labour 
ers. Nevertheless a circulation has been effected of 34,154 copies, of which 
10,977 have been sold by colporteurs, 5,257 from the depots, 4,318 through 
missionaries ; 343 have been distributed gratis, and 13,259 issued to other 
Bible Societies. In the editorial department the reference Bulgarian Bible 
has been completed, and a new edition is being prepared, with references, of 
the Society s Judseo-Spanish Testament. 



ANNUAL REPORT. 23 



EGYPT. 

The issues from the Society s depot at Alexandria have been 631 ; adding 
the Scriptures distributed by the colporteur, and those sold by the American 
missionaries and others, 3,306 copies have been put in circulation. The 
revival among the Copts or native Christians has created a demand ; and the 
wants of the blind, who form a large class in Egypt, have been met. 

MADAGASCAR. 

A cordial resolution has been passed by the Directors of the London Mis 
sionary Society, in acknowledgment of the aid rendered by your Committee 
in providing supplies of the Malagasy Scriptures. The circulation has been 
10,246, of which 6,311 were whole Bibles. A large consignment was received 
with the utmost enthusiasm and sold out in a fortnight. The Board of 
Revisors is proceeding with the work of revising the Malagasy Bible, and the 
salary of the missionary who acts as principal editor is defrayed by your 
Society. 

INDIA. 

Perhaps -the most important and extensive colportage work in the world 
is that going on among the teeming millions of our fellow -subjects in thia 
important part of the Empire. Some of the more interesting features of 
this work we have given from time to time in the Recorder. We can now 
only give a brief statistical summary. The issues of the Bombay Auxiliary 
have amounted to 9,243 copies, in 34 languages. The Punjaub Auxiliary 
employed 17 colporteurs, and issued 10,569 copies. The Allahabad Society 
had 33 colporteurs, and issued 31,999. The total issues of the Calcutta 
Society were 44,265. Besides 34 colporteurs, this Auxiliary has paid 12 
missionaries for undertaking journeys for the express purpose of distribut 
ing the Word of God. The Madras Society employed as many as 55 col 
porteurs, and its issues in the year amounted to 120,262. 

CHINA. 

It is sometimes asked why the Society does not devote a larger share of its 
resources to the cultivation of so vast and untilled a country as China. The 
answer is that the opportunity has not yet been given for doing all the Com 
mittee desire to do in this direction. Anxiously do they watch for every 
opening, and seek to fill it ; but, after many years, the door stands half 
closed, and about it are jealous guards. Among a people so excitable as the 
Chinese, colportage in the interior is attended by many dangers. Neverthe 
less 16 men have been employed during the past year, besides seven who 
have been directed from Amoy. Their sales have sunk to 36,949 copies. 
Taking into account the issues from six depots, about 74,269 copies of the 
Chinese Scriptures have been circulated in the year. 

MEXICO. 

The position of the Protestants is one of peril, the Catholics being exasper 
ated by recent legislation . The Rev. W. Parkes reports a circulation of 
25,012 copies, of which 15,613 have been sold by 12 colporteurs, all of whom 
are natives, with the exception of one. So much prejudice is excited against 
the missionaries, who are styled Bible-ministers, that the more unobtrusive 
work of colportage seems likely for the present to be most useful. 

In the conclusion of their report the Committee of the Parent Society 
call attention to the intimate relation subsisting between the Society 



24 ANNUAL KEPORT. 

and those Foreign Missions which are the glory of the present day in 
the following terms : 

" It is a pleasure to your Committee again to testify to the sterling worth 
of men whose path of Christian service has at many points crossed or run 
parallel with that of your own agents. We being many are one body in 
Christ, and every one members one of another ; for if the Missionary be in 
debted to the Bible Society for those supplies which are his munition of war, 
not less is the latter his debtor for exploring new countries, reducing strange 
languages to written forms, casting the Scriptures into the mould thus pre 
pared, and then aiding in their diffusion. But your Committee cannot avoid 
perceiving that many Christian people regard missions as the sole instrument 
for bringing the Gospel to the heathen. Without wishing to subtract any 
part of the income of those noble institutions, it seems right to claim for 
your Society cordial recognition as toiling at their side in the same field, and 
therefore as possessing a title like theirs to public support. While as to the 
Continent of Europe too often forgotten in the consideration of the world s 
need it is not too much to say that the British and Foreign Bible Society is 
the greatest Evangelical agency employed, and that its colporteurs, without 
overstepping the lines laid down for their guidance, convey an amount of 
New Testament teaching to the victims of dark superstition that calls for cor 
dial acknowledgment." 

They also refer to a danger to which the Society is subject owing to 
its very Catholicity. 

" Appealing as it does to all parties, the Bible Society runs risk of being 
left by every man to his neighbour to support ; what is needed is that some 
friends should in each district take up this cause as their own, throw into it 
all their energy, and make those personal local appeals to which so ready a 
response is ordinarily made." 

Trusting that the above extracts will show the reasonableness of the 
claims of the Society on members of all churches, the Directors of the 
Upper Canada Bible Society would close this report by reminding the 
Society that its work cannot be lost labour, for though heaven and earth 
pass away, the word of the Lord enclureth forever, and He hath promised 
that it shall not return unto Him void. 



OPERATIONS OF THE DEPOSITORY DURING THE YEAR 
ENDING MARCH 31sT, 1876. 

Issued to Auxiliary and Branch Societies, to the Trade, &c. : Bibles, 14,327 ; 

Testaments, 11,937 ; Portions, 319 total, 26,583. 
Issued to Colporteurs : Bibles, 2,321 ; Testaments, 3,495 total, 5,816. 

Cash Sales from Depository : Bibles, 2,313 ; Testaments, 1,392 ; Portions, 
371 total, 4,076. 



ANNtfAL REPOirT. 25 

Gratuitous Issues from Depository : Bibles, 534 ; Testaments, 646 ; Por 
tions, 316 total, 1,496. 

Issues in Foreign Languages (included in the above) : German, 1,031; 
French, 191 ; Gaelic, 97 ; Hebrew, 53 ; Greek, 44 ; Cree, 27 ; Ojibway, 
25 ; Italian, 16 ; Norwegian, 12 ; Latin, 10 ; Spanish, 4 ; Swedish, 4 ; 
Chinese, 3 ; Syriac, 2 ; Irish, 2 ; Arabic, 1 total, 1,522. 

Issued Portions for the Blind (also included above), 14. 

Total Issues for the year, 37,971. 

Increase of Issues over those of previous year, 2,261. 

Total Issues of the Upper Canada Bible Society since its commencement, 
972,943. 

Stock on hand at beginning of year : 7,795 Bibles; 11,501 Testaments ; 
3,148 Portions value, $7,870 16. 

Received from the Parent Society during the year : 19,465 Bibles ; 10,096 
Testaments ; 160 Portions value, $9,044 80. 

Stock on hand at the close of the year : 8,291 Bibles ; 4,177 Testaments ; 
2,268 Portions value, $5,598 12. 



ABSTRACT OF TREASURER S ACCOUNT, U. C. BIBLE 



1875. 
April 1 . . . 

1876. 
March 31. 



DR. 

To Balance from previous year 



" Cash sales this year 

" Sundry accounts 

" Colporteurs sales 

" Auxiliaries and Branches, on Purchase Account.. 
" Do do on Recorder Account .. 

" Free contributions from Branches to U. C. Bible 

Society 

" City subscriptions 

" Collections at Anniversary Meeting (1875) 

" Interest on Bank Balances 

" Do on Debentures 

" Rents in trust . , 



" Free contributions from Branches to B. and F. 

Bible Society 

" Free contributions to Montreal Auxiliary 

Do Quebec Auxiliary 

Do French Can. Miss. Society. 



Total . . 



S cts. 



2,025 53 
1,657 17 
1,557 63 
5,746 35 
164 20 



9,321 50 

1,536 85 

62 69 

151 10 

27 90 

158 00 



$ cts. 
2,692 89 



11,150 88 



6,594 04 | 

250 00 

83 87 

174 14 



11,258 04 



7,102 05 



$32,203 86 



SOCIETY, FOE THE YEAR ENDING MARCH SlST, 1876. 



27 



1876. 
March 31. 


OB. 

By British and Foreign Bible Society, for Bibles (in 
cluding freight) 


$ cts. 
9,814 08 


$ cts. 




" Additional freight and cartage . 


59 81 






" Duties on importations 


443 94 






" Upper Canada Tract Society for Bibles 


245 28 






" Rev. Dr. O Meara, for Ojibway Testaments 
Insurance 


62 50 
83 50 










1 70Q 1 1 




" British and Foreign Bible Society, contributions 
from Branches 


6 614 79 






" British and Foreign Bible Society, grant by Board 
" New Westminster Branch, grant by Board 
" Quebec Auxiliary, from Branches 


1,958 38 
150 00 

83 87 






Do grant by Board 


500 00 






" Montreal Auxiliary, from Branches 
" French Canadian Missionary Society, from 
Branches . . ... 


250 00 
174 14 










Q 731 1 8 




" Colporteurs salaries and expenses 




1,709 70 




" Agency do uo 




2 695 74 




" Secretary salary 




800 00 




" Recorder and Annual Report, printing 


1,185 98 






" Do do postage . . 


175 50 










1 ^fil 48 




" Depositary, proportion of salary 


633 30 






" Assistant do 


541 63 






" Junior Assistants do 


332 50 










1 Kfw 40 




" Commission on City subscriptions 


180 61 






" Municipal taxes . ... 


138 15 






" Miscellaneous printing 


240 30 






" Postages $97 00 ; Advertising, $51 16 


148 16 






" Ground rent of premises 


63 00 






" Fuel gas and water 


67 65 






" Expenses of Anniversary (1875) 


57 00 






" Alterations and repairs (new Board room) 
" Packing cases, $28 43 ; Show case, $42 00 
" Expense of auditin^ . 


207 64 
70 43 
25 00 






" Tract Society, on account of Yorkville Trust 
" Stationery and petty expenses 


32 34 

231 78 










1 4fi2 Ofi 




" Balance to next year 




2,227 16 




Total 




$32 203 86 











Audited and found correct. 



KERR & ANDERSON, Auditors. 



28 AGENTS REPORTS. 



EXTEAOTS FROM AGENTS EEPOETS. 



THE REV. E. BARRASS. "My visits to the Branches have been very 
pleasant. ... I have good hopes that most, if not all the Branches, will 
remit larger amounts than formerly. I have succeeded in getting the collec 
tors out immediately after the meetings." 

THE REV. DR. BELL. " Wiarton is a new village in a beautiful situation, 
the mountain ridge forming a sort of amphitheatre around the head of Col- 
poy s Bay. The meeting was small but spirited ; it was attended by four 
ministers Church of England, Congregational, two Bible Christians; the 
Methodist minister being away from home. These brethren are all strictly 
missionaries, extending their work very widely over the thinly settled coun 
try for many miles around I learned that Mr. Glazier is doing 

good work in the neighbourhood, and that he has in charge the three Sabbath 
Schools mentioned in the Report attended by different denominations ; but 
that they are suffering from want of Bibles and Testaments, and he asked me 
to represent their situation to you, and try to obtain from the Society in 
Toronto a supply as a free gift. This matter I commend to your considera 
tion as one deserving of assistance. 

" As I had been unable to arrange for the meeting at Allenford at that 
time, I went on to Southampton, to consult parties there about reviving the 
Society, and found that I would have to delay the matter at present. 

" Port Elgin. Good meeting ; not as large as it should have been. Stock 
too large. Recommended calling attention of congregations, both English 
and German, to the stock, so as to increase sales. The dreadful weather of 
last winter prevented collecting (except an item of $4.25) ; urged immediate 
and liberal contributing. 

" Pinkerton. Meeting good and interesting. Depository particularly neat 
and orderly. Office bearers faithful and diligent, and the Society in a good 
state. 

. . . " I then drove back to Port Elgin in time to take the train for 
Eden Grove (Pinkerton Station) whence I had a dreadful walk to the village, 
nearly two miles, with Mr. Shaw (Station Master) who is a most efficient 
officer in our Society, and a devoted Christian worker in other matters as 
well. The meeting was good and interesting. This Branch is a small one , 
but the work it can do is well done by the officers, who are efficient and faith 
ful. After the meeting I walked back and stayed at Mr. Shaw s 

On Tuesday, 9th November, I went to Durham. Here the meeting was thin 
but interesting. I was assisted by Revs. Messrs Park and Magahy. As 
usual I urged early and liberal contributions, and received a promise that this 
would be attended to. The next day, after inspecting the Depository,seeing 
the officers, &c. , I went on to Orchard. . . . Thursday, llth, after in 
specting the Depository, &c., I travelled to Hanover, where there was a 
good meeting and the Society appeared to be in a prosperous condition, being 
efficiently managed. The next day, after spending some time with the Trea 
surer, I returned home." 



AGENTS REPORTS. 29 

REV. J. M. DOUGLAS. " Our meetings on the whole were better than those 
of last year, and we hope for better results. Ministers of the Gospel generally 
present. Much ignorance abounds among the people. We were startled to 
hear a high official of a wealthy township make the enquiry, To what church 
does the B. S; belong 1 We could only reply that in some localities it has 
no paternity, yet it shares largely in the sympathy, love and liberality of 
all, and belongs to all. At Campbellford, we had no ministers present one 
was holding a missionary meeting, and let us suppose the others were better 
employed. " . 

REV. J. J. RICE. " As to the time for the operation of collectors, I find 
that notwithstanding instructions from the executive, for the collectors to 
begin their canvass immediately after the meeting of their respective Branches, 
in several instances, the collectors have finished their work before, the annual 
meeting, thus the intention of making the meeting serve as a stimulus to 

local effort is entirely frustrated in such cases I found that 

the interest or otherwise manifested by the several Branch officials invari 
ably indicated the success or the reverse of Branch operations, and, I may 
add, very largely contribute to the result. Among the most active Branches 
I have much pleasure in mentioning Delaware, Tilbury East, and Kingsville, 
at each of which places I found the Branch officials had on my arrival fully 
attended to business, and were found in their places at their several meetings 

Mr. Duff, the indefatigable Treasurer of Colchester Branch 

has given up his trust, intending to remove from the neighbourhood. His 
services have been long continued and very valuable to the Society. I think 
that in every case where the official staff has been changed, very suitable 
men have been put into office I take great pleasure in giv 
ing testimony to the deep interest manifested, in all the meetings held, in the 
great work which this Society has in hand, and I hope from the oft-repeated 
assurances I heard of re-consecration to the work on the part of Branch offi 
cials that future results will prove more satisfactory than the past have been. 



REV. W. W. Ross. " The attendance at the public meetings has on the 
whole been small. This has been owing in part to the many unfavourable 
nights of the past winter. Those who did attend gave earnest heed to the 
things which they heard, and gave generously very generously to the collec 
tions. In many instances, I found it very helpful to the meetings to visit 
the public schools and enlist the sympathy of the scholars. Some of the 
most successful gatherings were owing not a little to the presence and spirit 
of the children ; they frequently gave their little all to the Bible Society. 

" The Branches with few exceptions have followed the recommendations of 
the Board in sending out collectors after the public meetings instead of before 
as formerly. In every instance these have expressed themselves pleased with 

the change A few in view of long established usage have 

resolved, for the present at least, not to change I have found 

the depositories, with few exceptions, well stocked and well kept 

Your agent has found on all hands a marked readiness to do or undo any 
thing for the sake of the oneness and efficiency of the whole work. 
Many noble friends of the Society, both ministers and laymen) of all the 
Christian denominations, and a noble band of collectors some of them hav 
ing done service for a generation are worthy of special mention because of 
their zeal and liberality. Their record is on high. And I beg to record here 
also my warm appreciation of their self-sacrificing hearty co-operation in the 
work of the Lord." 



30 

REV. W. S. GRIFFIN. "Dresden. We had an interesting annual meeting 
here. The friends of the cause are as warm-hearted and numerous as ever, 
but all suffering from financial depression which seriously affects the returns 
this year. 

" Thamesville. A successful meeting here also, and returns considerably 
in advance notwithstanding the cry of hard times. 

" Bridge End. A rival interest in the form of a tea-meeting (of which I 
knew nothing before I arrived) affected the number in attendance at the 
annual meeting, but still the contributions are in advance of last year. They 
love the Bible cause in this neighbourhood. 

Chatham. Among all the churches there are many deeply interested in 
the spread of Bible truths. One of the Episcopalian ministers occupied the 
chair at the public meeting, and stirring addresses were delivered by Presby 
terian and Methodist ministers. An excellent meeting, and returns larger 
than usual. 

" Dover. A fine Rural Branch. It has done nobly this year, and is anxious 
to do its utmost to increase the funds of the Society." 

REV. J. A. F. McBAiN. " All the Branches acquiesce in the request to 
send around the collectors after the visitation of the agent instead of before 
as formerly. On this account, I cannot report financial returns, but expect 
better results than last year. Your agent was cordially received by all, and 
greeted in most cases by larger audiences than last year." 

REV. JOHN WOOD. "Erin was visited January 26th. The meeting was 
held in the Presbyterian Church. The attendance was good considering the 
state of the roads. The President, Rey. J. Thomson, was reluctantly absent 
through illness, but the Revs. Messrs. Reed (Baptist) and Beelby (Metho 
dist) were present, and delivered effective addresses. The Secretary, upon 
whom so much everywhere depends, is most active and faithful. 

" Malton, I visited February 26th. Here again the attendance was small 
on account of causes already referred to, and another meeting being held on 
the same evening. The meeting was held in the Primitive Methodist Church, 
the minister of which was away from home. The Rev. Mr. Baikie (Presbyte 
rian), however, came all the way from Brampton to assist us, and spoke 
warmly on behalf of the Society. The collectors had not yet completed their 
work, but returns so far had been good. 

" Derry West, March 3rd. We were favoured with a fair attendance only, 
but an excellent spirit pervaded the meeting, which was held in the Trinity 
(Methodist) Church. The officers and committee are earnest and energetic. 
We had no minister to help us, but the remarks of the newly-elected Presi 
dent and others were practical and telling. Collections not all in, but certain 
to be in advance of previous year. . . .On the whole I found that 
though the attendance was often discouraging, the practical interest taken in 
the work of the Society is on the increase, and that the people are appreciating 
more and more the objects it has in view as they learn to love and study the 
Book of God for themselves. They are daily becoming more convinced that 
no country can prosper without it." 

REV. R. TORRANCE. " From Goderich I proceeded next day by stage to 
Dungannon, a distance of about thirteen miles. The meeting was held in the 
Methodist Church, and there was a goodly number present ; among them 
the Rev. Mr. Hartley. The Secretary -Treasurer and Depositary had his 
Report for the year in readiness, and everything was in order. There was a 
good deal of life manifested here, and it is likely to increase. Next day I 
went from Dungannon, through Manchester, to Blyth, and called first on the 



AGENTS REPORTS. 31 

office-bearers, and afterwards upon the Rev. Mr. McLean. The meeting was 
held in the Methodist Church, Mr. McLean in the chair. A very excellent 
and suitable address was given by the Secretary in connection with his Re 
port; besides, matters were in readiness, thus reflecting great credit upon the 
zeal and faithfulness of the office-bearers. The stock on hand is a small 
one. 

" Varna. The day following I came to Varna, through a blustering wind 
and pelting snow-storm. The Branch here is only in its infancy, having 
been organized about a year ago, but the office-bearers have applied them 
selves faithfully to their work, and met with an encouraging measure of 
success in the neighbourhood. 

" Brucefield. .... I walked from Varna to Brucefield, and then 
to the manse occupied by the Rev . Mr. Ross, who is President of the Branch 
in this place. The meeting was held in the church, and he presided on the 
occasion. The Secretary and Treasurer, Mr. George Walker, had his Report 
ready in a very clear and business-like manner. The sales during the year 
amounted to $15 75. . . . 

" Kippen. Through the kindness of Mr. Walker, of Brucefield, I was con 
veyed to Kippen, another young Branch. The meeting was held in the 
church of the Rev. Mr. Cameron, who gave us a cordial welcome and the 
benefit of his services. A Report was read of what had been done since the 
Branch was formed. The audience scarcely numbered fifty, most of them 
young people, but they were evidently deeply interested in the good work." 

REV. CHAS. FISH. "I visited Dunsford Branch on Friday, Dec. 17th. 
Very cold night. Congregation small ; had a good meeting, however, and I 
left President and Committee quite hopeful of surpassing former remittances. 

" Manilla. Had an excellent meeting. Received from Treasurer $48, which 
they assured me would be supplemented by a second remittance in February. 

" Little Britain. Had the church filled with attentive hearers, and a good 
collection and subscription by cards. ... I introduced subscription 
cards at every meeting, and found them good." 

REV. J. BURTON." (Roslin) is all but dead- The maeting, though byre- 
quest put off, very much to my inconvenience, and the night fair, was miser 
ably small. I endeavoured to stir up some interest, with what results the 
future must declare. . . I believe the colporteur is doing good Bible 
Society work, and some more life may by-and-by be infused into the work of 
the Branches." 

REV. W. W. CARSON. "I think it better that the collectors do not go 
round until after the Agent s visit, although it renders it impossible for him 
to make correct returns. The interest created by the announcements, and 
the public meeting, prepare the way for the collectors. I gave strict instruc 
tions to the officers of all the Branches to meet and appropriate the funds as 
soon asjthey arefcollected, and forward them to Toronto, which in each in 
stance they promised to do. The financial results from this route will be 
largely in advance of last year. Almost invariably the books are kept out of 
sight. I did my best to have this remedied. In some instances 1 succeeded ; 
in others failed." 

REV. JOHN RENNIE. .... "Shortly after receiving my ap 
pointment, I corresponded with the officers of the Branches assigned to 
me, and on Monday, the 8th November, I began my work at the Village of 
Melbourne. I had a very good meeting there in the Presbyterian Church, 
and was ably assisted by the Rev. A. Sutherland, who gave an excellent ad- 



32 AGENTS REPORTS. 

dress. This Branch is in a vigorous and healthy condition. It owes a great 
deal to Thos. Gordon, Esq., who is indefatigable in looking after its interests . 
The collectors had just begun their labours, and from the interest shown I 
anticipate the returns will be considerably in advance of those of last year. 

" Stratfiburn. Notwithstanding aj,very wet night and muddy roads, we had 
an excellent meeting in the school-house. The Rev. W. R. Sutherland, who 
so efficiently discharges his duties of Secretary and Depositary, took an active 
part in the proceedings. The respected President, Mr. James Allan, though 
residing nearly five miles away, was in his place as usual. It deserves to be 
recorded, as a worthy example of constant devotion to the cause, that Mr. 
Allan has acted as President of this Branch ever since its formation 30 years 
ago, and has never been once absent from the annual meeting. Some of 
the friends here have suggested that it would be to the advantage of the 
Branch to have its head-quarters transferred to the neighbouring Village of 
Glencoe, and with this view it was agreed to hold the next annual meeting 
there. 

" Florence. .... On Sabbath I preached here twice, and addressed 
the Bible Society meeting on Monday evening. The weather having become 
stormy, the attendance at our meeting was rather small, but the spirit mani 
fested was excellent, and I hope to hear of good results. Good service was 
rendered to the cause by the Rev. Mr. McCutcheon in a spirited address. 
This Branch, like that at Strathburn, has a model President, Mr. Fordham, 

who, though residing six miles off, is always at the post of duty 

So far as I could learn, most if not all the Branches would prefer the old plan 
of collecting before the visit of the Agent. Reasons such as the following 
were given for this : 1st. Just before the holding of the meeting there is an 
interest or excitement awakened which is favourable to the obtaining of 
subscriptions, which to a great extent subsides when once the meeting is 
past. 2nd. The annual meeting loses one of its attractive features by the 
new method, as there is no report to present of the canvass. 3rd. The 
Agent s appeal beforehand will not affect the result much, as a great many 
of the subscribers never attend the meetings. My own impression is that 
the old way is, on the whole, the better one in such places as I visited."* 

* The Branches are all quite free to collect before their meetings if they still 
think that the best time, but those Branches which have adopted the sugges 
tion of the Board, and have remembered that the time recommended is im 
mediately after the meeting, have almost all reported in favour of it. The 
Brantford Branch has always worked on this plan, and its Treasurer, Mr. 
Cockshutt, who is certainly one of the Society s most earnest friends, urges 
strongly that immediately after the public meeting is the right time for col 
lecting. Most of the Agents also report in favour of the suggestion. If the 
collectors are appointed ten days or a fortnight before the meeting, and noti 
fied of their appointment, they will probably do something to work up the 
meeting, and will at least attend themselves ; so that if the Agent s address is 
worth anything, it will send them forth to their work with greater zeal. ED.] 

REV. D. BALDWIN. " This Branch (Orford) will report less money than 
last year, as Highgate, which reported with it then, is now a new branch. . . 
Drove back to Fingal and remained over the Sabbath, and preached in the 
Presbyterian Church. 

" East Westminster Branch is in good working order. . . . Most of the 
Branches did nothing until after the visit of your Agent. ... I fully 
instructed the officers of the Branches how to send their moneys, and urged 
upon them the necessity of early remittance. ... I found the Deposi 
tories nearly all in a low condition, and doing little or nothing. They have 
promised to do better. " 



COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 33 

REV. M. BENSON. " The request to canvass for money after the public 
meetings appears to me to keep back the work in respect to stock-taking and 
readiness for public anniversary." 

REV. E. J. FESSENJDEN. " The interest in the meetings was in almost every 
instance good. The collections were to be made after the visit of the Agent, 
so there will be a large increase this year from this field." 

REV. S. KOPELLE. In Morriston I preached on Sunday, visited all day on 
Monday, and had a public meeting that night. I preached at no other place 
on Sunday, as I could not make it possible ; but I gave the people a full, 
sound Gospel and Bible address in every place. In Hamburg I gave two 
addresses ; also in Hawksville and Berlin. In Morriston no English ad 
dress was needed, so I only spoke German Notwithstanding 

the rough travelling, the whole work has given me much pleasure both the 
kind reception of the people everywhere, and the encouraging remarks of 
some in particular, gave me great joy, and I hope that my labour will not be 
in vain. My own soul has been blessed by studying and telling the people of 
the wonderful things which the Bible is doing through the agency of the 
Society." 



EXTRACTS FROM COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 

MR. JOHN LOWRY. " I visited the Village of Pine Grove and the greater 
part of Woodbridge, and was received most kindly by the President, the Rev. 
Mr. Smith. I sold seventy-five copies of the Scriptures in the course of two 
days. Several said they had never seen such cheap Bibles. I went to Oak- 
ville and was received most kindly by the Secretary, the Rev. Mr. Meikle. 
I sold forty-seven Bibles, which was the largest number 1 ever sold in one 
day. I also visited the Villages of Islington and Lambton, where I sold a 
Bible and Testament to a family that had previously been without one, and 
at their own request furnished them with a family edition. In Oakville a 
little girl searched half a day for me that she might buy a Bible. When 
visiting the Village of Markham I sold forty-seven copies, and in Unionville 
thirty-nine copies, rising each morning at five o clock. In York Mills I sold 
thirty copies, four of them being to a tavern-keeper to place in the bed-rooms. 
I sold a New Testament to a Jewess, and Bibles to two Romanists, and another 
copy to a young man who said it was all lies, but who bought because it was 
so cheap. I have sold to Romanists two Bibles and sixteen Testaments, given 
away four Bibles and six Testaments, and have had many opportunities of 
conversing and praying with many families. Altogether the Lord has en 
abled me to gain the confidence of many households, and many a blessing 
has been given the Bible Society for the cheapness of the Gospel. Many 
families have been put in possession of the Scriptures who have previously 
been almost entirely without them. May the Lord s name alone be glorified, 
and may He add daily to the Church such as shall be saved ! " 

MR. WILLIAM McPHAiL. (We regret to learn that this old and faithful 
servant of the Society had a fall on the ice in December, from which he has 



34? COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 

been suffering more or less ever since.) " I commenced this month in Emily, 
but, the snow melting, had to come home in one week for wheels. I was only 
one day with them when the snow came, and for eight days I struggled along, 
but caught the most severe cold I have ever had. Some of the books I had 
to leave, in order that the poor pony might be enabled to drag the wheels 
home. The Report will give you an idea of what very changeable and stormy 
weather 1 had to work against, but 1 must be content, and do the best I can. 
" There is a demand for Bibles, especially for the small pica in sheep, but 
the people tell me money is scarce, owing to the low price of wheat. Some 

are still holding on to it with the expectation of a rise in price 

In Thorah I had enough to do until the 14th, when I commenced Eldon, but 
soon found that Gaelic was universally asked for. In other places hymns are 
used wholly or partly, but in Eldon nothing but the Psalms, and those 
always in Gaelic." 

MR. JAS. BADGER. " In Waubaushene, Sturgeon Bay and Victoria Har 
bour, in the Township of Tay and North Orillia, more than half of the set 
tlers are Roman Catholics. I sold a few copies to some of them. One of 
them bought three copies, saying he wished to get all the knowledge he could. 
I read a chapter and prayed with a number of them, but some seem afraid to 
look at the Bible ; and I find many families in those Townships destitute of 

the Word of God I find the settlers thinly scattered over the 

Township of Matchedash ; but there are a number of lumber shanties. I 
found them hard to reach, but met with a hearty welcome. The men com 
plain that no minister of the Gospel ever comes in to preach to them, but I 
remained overnight in two of the shanties, and read and prayed with them. 
I have heard many express their thankfulness to God and the 
Upper Canada Bible Society for sending a colporteur in their midst, bring 
ing the Word of Life to them. I have sold several copies to Roman Catholic 

families, and pray that God may bless it to their souls With my 

pack on my back I started for the Township of Medonte, where I met with a 
kind reception from the people, both Catholics and Protestants. One Roman 
Catholic woman, who had neither Protestant nor Douay Bible, and no money 
to buy one, asked me to read a chapter to her, which I did, and afterwards 
joined in prayer. Before leaving 1 gave her a Bible, with the request that 
she might read it prayerfully. 1 have visited this Township through every 
line, and also part of Oro." 

REV. ROBT. STEPHEWSON. " There has been a much greater demand for 
German Bibles with large type than for those in small type. In fact, so great 
was the demand that I was unable to supply them, though I succeeded in 

selling several of the latter I have made a few 

small reductions in the price when parties purchasing were unable to 
raise the full amount. I gave one Bible to a family who were alike without 
one or the means of purchasing one. Two Testaments I gave to people for 
their children. During the month I found two families who had no Bibles. 
In one case I asked the size of the type of the Bible they had (thinking they 
had one), when the woman, the mother of three children, assured me that 
the one they purchased from me was the first they had seen in their house 
since they were married. And yet numbers of people say, Surely, you do 
not find any one without a Bible ? And when I tell them, Yes, many, 

they are astonished During this month I have only 

given away one Bible (a twenty-three cent one), and that to an old lady 
who had only a small fragment of a very small Bible, and that bore marks of 
having been well used. She had it in her hand when I entered, and seemed 



COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 35> 

very sorrowful at not being able to purchase one, not having a cent in her 
possession. I have no doubt, from what I saw and what I have since heard, 
but that she will give good heed to the one presented to her by your 

colporteur I am thankful that during the past 

month my sales have been larger than during the month of October, and, 
consequently, I can make a larger remittance. I sold one Bible to a Roman 
Catholic, who wished to see wherein the Protestant Bible differed from the 
one allowed by his own Church. And now our prayer is that he may be 
divinely guided to receive the light therefrom, as many have already done, 
and become a Bible Christian, if not in name, yet in deed and in truth. May 
he take the Bible as the rule of his faith, and practise its precepts through life, 
and our labour will not be in vain." 

MR. WILLIAM STRAIN. " I have spent a good part of this month in the 
Township of Derby, and have met with a kind reception among the country 
people. Many of them have expressed a strong desire that I would return 
during the last week in September, when they expect to have the means of 
buying some of my books. I have taken the names of some of those who 
seemed most anxious, and, with the kind permission of the Committee, I 
would have much pleasure in again visiting them 

" In the past month I have been chiefly in the Townships of Derby and St. 
Vincent. 1 met with several families who wished me to visit them in Sep 
tember, when they expected to be better prepared to purchase some of my 
books. This I have done, and found the people more ready and better able 
to buy. I have also visited part of the Township of Arran, and in all my 

travels have been well received I have met with but few 

families where I thought it my duty to reduce the price or give away books, 
but still there are a few here and there who receive with seeming gratitude 
a present of a cheap Bible or Testament, or a reduction when the prices are 
beyond their means. I found, a few days ago, one family in humble life alto 
gether destitute of the Scriptures, having been burned out during the past 
winter, and I at once acted in accordance with the rules of the Society. . . 

" I have been visiting from house to house in the Township of Keppel and 
vicinity. It is now what the people call the dull season, and money is scarce. 
This, however, they cannot help, and they are hoping for better times after 
harvest. Where they had a little cash they bought cheerfully, and always 
gave me a kind reception money or no money ." 

MR. ROBT. MclNTYRE. " 1 was received with the greatest kindness by the 

people, and have met quite a few in need of a Bible I 

had to remain overnight in a tavern in a little place called Gordon. Be 
fore retiring I asked permission to have family worship in the house, which 
was granted. They were all struck with the cheapness of the Bibles, and I 
sold them two Testaments, and after I had left they sent after me for a 
seventy cent Bible. I also sold one to a traveller., and meeting him the next 
day he accompanied me about five miles. On leaving me he promised to 
read his Bible, and said, When all other friends fail and leave me, I will 
have this Book to comfort me. .... I have been over a good part 
of Carlow and Mayo, and am at present 106 miles back of Belleville. F have 
gone ten miles without seeing a house some days, but find the people very 

kind I have had the pleasure >f holding a prayer-meeting in a 

hotel when quite a number attended, among them the hotel keeper himself. 
I sold three Bibles to men who were present, and a $3 one to the hotel 
keeper. I hope the Word will be blessed to his soul, and bring him to the 
feet of a loving Saviour. You would be astonished, to hear, the loving terms 



36 COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 

in which the Society is spoken of by the poor people for sending a colporteur 
to their very doors, as they say, and they cannot understand how the So 
ciety can sell the Bible so cheaply, and then I sit down and try and explain 

it to them Mr. Riddle, foreman, wanted me to go to the shanty 

(lumbering shanty) and visit the men, about fifty in number. I will visit 
them about the 10th inst. , D, V. I visited the Bentley shanty, where I gave 
one Testament away, and sold one Bible, and was very kindly treated. At 
Eagen Farm T sold four Bibles, three of them being Society Bibles. The 
people seem, glad to see a colporteur sent round by your Society, able to sell 

Bibles so cheaply I have found a great many people interested 

in the work of the Bible Society, but times fare so dull they have no money. 
I visited a few Roman Catholics and found them very civil. I also called in 
quite a number of taverns, and read and prayed with the people. Mr. Bur 
ton asked me to call on a man who did not believe in the Bible, and although 
the people around told me it would be of no use, I called and had quite a 
chat with him. He was very quiet and did not say much, so I asked him to 
allow me to pray with him, which he did. I read to him from the Word, and 
spoke to him about Jesus and his soul s salvation, and on leaving he thanked 
me for calling." 

MR. E. ROTHWELL. " As long as copies with Psalms lasted I sold beyond 
my most sanguine expectations, but as soon as they were gone my arm was 
broken. I have been very kindly received by all, but especially by the High 
land Scotch, and my being an Irishman did not in the least detract from the 
kindness of my reception. May God bless them ! I began my labours on 
Wednesday, although I sold a few copies Tuesday night. The people in this 

section are mostly Presbyterians More unanimity among the 

different Protestant sects is what I have long wished for, and it gives me joy 

to see it on the increase My work has been very difficult, owing 

in part to the state of the roads. At one time they are buried in deep snow, 

then ice, and again in one sea of mud A highly respectable and 

intelligent old gentleman told me that the people owed a debt of gratitude to 
the Society (and to myself) for bringing the Word of God in such an elegawb 
form and low price to their doors ; and I know that with the great majority 
of them this is the feeling. Another man asked me to-day, Why don t you 
visit our part of the village ? I said, Why, it s close to the Depository. 
Yes, but I heard a good many people say they would like you to call ; many 
do not even know of the Depository ; I did not until very lately. . . . . 
Five or six of the books sold were given for lodging and charged to myself. 
. . Nothing affords greater pleasure than supplying some cases gra 
tuitously. How thankful one old pensioner was. His Bible, especially the 
New Testament part, had been well read by somebody. It was a small one, 
and of no use to him, as his eyes were too dim. He was quite lame, but 
otherwise hearty and cheerful, and loved to fight the battles of Queenston 
Heights and Lundy s Lane over again, and I left him, after pointing to a 
greater captain than Sir Isaac Brock and a greater victory than Queenston 
Heights, and telling him that the Book showed the true plan of the cam 
paign. May he prove a true soldier of the Great Captain. . . . In 
such cases the conversation runs something like this ; I sell Bibles ; are 
you already supplied? Yes. Please let me see yours. The only an 
swer : Yes, sir. Don t think me impertinent ; I am only doing my duty. 
Have you cash to buy one ? * No, sir. Then I must give you one. Oh, 
you can t afford to give. No, but the Bible Society can. I am very 
thankful to you. Oh, no, not to me; thank God for such an institution as 
.the Bible Society. In this way there are many supplied that, but for the 



COLPORTEURS REPORTS. 



37 



colporteurs, never would be Much ignorance as to the work of 

the Society, and strong prejudice against book pedlars, exists. I must say, 
however, that so far as regards the pedlars they have good cause for this, for 
they have been gulled to a large amount by pedlars of Family Bibles, &c. , 
and, despite of all my reasoning to the contrary, they class me with these 
gentlemen. I try to show them that I am no pedlar. Pedling implies making 
a profit on the article sold, while I make none. What ! no profit ? Tell that to 
those who know nothing ; we won t believe it. If you understood the thing 
properly you would find my statements to be correct. Moreover, under certain 
conditions, I give gratis. Do these pedlars ever do so V ( Well, if you give 
some away, you overcharge others to make it up. Look at these books and 
the prices, and say how much of an overcharge I make. Oh, well, I don t 
understand it. Just so ; when you do, you will find the Society is doing a 
noble work. This is a sample of what I sometimes meet, but with the ma 
jority I am well received, and the plan of sending into the populous settle 
ments well approved. " 

MR. McFABLANE, of British Columbia, sends a few extracts from a col 
porteur s note-book : 

" At one road camp sold nine Bibles and two Testaments. While selling 
them, one man lay upon his back on the ground, and said, 1 am a Roman 
Catholic, and not allowed to read the Bible. Afterwards asked me to preach ;. 
said I could not, but prayed with him and read the third chapter of St. 

John s Gospel Sold one Italian Testament to an Austrian. I 

had seen him on a previous occasion, but he would not look at my books 
when I told him what I had. At a logging camp at Howe Sound I sold four 
Bibles. One man remarked that he had not looked into one for fourteen 
years. Another said he was a Roman Catholic, and did not read them. At 
Chilliwhack, I visited Gillander s Settlement, travelled fourteen miles, and 
sold two Bibles and two Testaments, and found the people well supplied . I 
next travelled six miles, and sold two Bibles and ten Testaments on the same 
evening ; sold one to a Roman Catholic. I then started for Mud Bay ; tra 
velled twenty miles, made one visit and sold nothing." 

LABOURS OF THE COLPORTEURS FOR THE YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 1876. 



NAME. 


FIELD. 


Time 
employed. 


Miles 
travelled. 


Visits 
made. 


Copies of 
Scriptures 
sold. 


Copies of 
Scriptures 
given 
away. 


Wm. McPhail 
Rev. R. Stephenson 

Jas. Badger 
R. Mclntyre 
John Lowry 

Wm. Strain 
Jos Strain 


Go s York,Victoria & Ontario 
Go s Simcoe, Waterloo and 
Wellington 


12 months 

1* " 

5 " 

? : 

i 

? : 

i 


3,013 

1,514 
652 
1,110 

1,141 

521 
190 
807 
1,000 


2,732 

3,376 

812 
822 

6,085 
1,321 
353 
1,222 
2,330 


1,091 

1,222 
500 
373 

1,526 
550 
96 
242 
292 
169 


123 

11 
43 
47 

25 
30 
4 
20 
46 
9 


Simcoe 




Toronto and vicinity, in 
cluding Yorkville, Lamb- 
ton, Islington, Mark- 
ham, Union ville, Carlton, 
Brampton, Oak ville and 
Georgetown 
Bruce and Grey 


Grey 


E. Rothwell 
J. Crombie 
J. McFarlane 


Oxford . 


London Auxiliary 








53 


9,948 


19,053 


6,061 


358 



Bibles with Psalms sold to the value of $606 14. 



TO THE UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY, 1875-76. 



Allan, Hon GW ....$20 
Anderson, Mrs J W, 

Eglinton 2 

Armour, John, York- 

ville 1 

Armour, Mrs J, do .... 1 

Agnew, N, MD 1 

Alexander & Stark. ... 6 

Armstrong, James 1 

Armstrong, Rev J B . . 1 

Anderson, W 1 

Arnott, D 1 

Anderson, W 2 

Adamson & Co, Wm . . 1 

Austin, J 1 

Aikins, Mrs . . *. 2 

Adams, F C 1 

Aikins, W T, MD . . . . 5 
Adamson & Son, Wm.. 1 

Alison, Thomas 2 

Armstrong, J R 1 

Anderson, G N 2 

Armstrong, Thomas . . 1 
Bryce, McMurrich & Co20 

Brown, James 2 

Bowes, Mrs 1 

Blake, Kerr&Boyd ..10 

Banks, G 1 

Baldwin, Robert 10 

Blain, Mrs 5 

Baldwin, Rev Edmund 4 

Bolton, JP 1 

Beardmore, Geo L 3 

Bugg, John 1 

BueU, Mrs A E 1 

Burns, GF 1 

Buntin Brother & Co . . 2 

Baldwin, W A 4 

Brunt, Geo 1 

Brown Brothers 2 

Brown, A 2 

Bain, John 1 

Bengough, J W 1 

Brown, Hon Geo 5 

Brown, Wm 1 

Blaikie, John L 2 

Briggs, SR 3 

Boulton, John 1 

Best, T 1 

Baldwin, Rev AH 5 

Ball, FA 2 

Banks, AF 2 

Bridgland, John 4 



OOBothwell, R C $2 

Bronsdon & Co, J L . . 1 

00 Beckett, Edward 2 

Bee, Rev W 1 

00 Brandon & Co 5 

00 Brown, J G 2 

00 Browne, J&P 2 

00 Butler, Wilkin B .... 1 

00 Buckland, Geo 1 

00 Butt, Ephraim 1 

00 Boddy, Rev S J 1 

00 Blake, Hon S H 5 

00 Brett, RH 1 

00 Ballard, Rev J McLean 1 

OOlBeaty, Miss 1 

00 Barrett, R G 2 

00 Barclay, Rev John, DD 1 

00 Booth, George 4 

OOBuchan, HE, MD.... 1 
00 Beatty, Chadwick 

00 Lash 

00 Bell, Robert, MPP. 
00 Briscoe, Mrs Wm . 

00 Beatty, J 

OOBoyd, T 

00 Bethune, James . . . 

00;Booth, G 

00 Black, Davidson . . . 
00 Baldwin, W 



2 
2 
1 
1 
1 
2 
1 
1 
1 
1 
1 
1 

00 Bradshaw, John 2 

00 Bills, TW 1 

00 Baxter, R 1 

00 Boustead, J B 2 

00 Bradford, R 1 

00 Bull, Wm 1 

00 Bell, Wm 1 

00 Bryce, Thos 1 



00 Cowan, D $2 00 

00 Crickmore, Mrs 1 00 

00 Caston & Clark 2 00 

00 Campbell, James 2 00 

00 Clyne, Wm 1 00 

00 Clarke, Mrs 2 00 

00 Coxan, Mrs 1 00 

00 Crawford & Crombie . . 1 00 

00 Clarke, HE 5 00 

00 Cooper, George 1 00 

00 Carroll, Rev J 1 00 

OOlCurrie, Neil 1 00 

OOlCurrie, James 1 00 

00 Cochrane, Mrs 1 00 

OOlCallender, F G 1 00 

OOjCayley, Rev JD 2 00 

OOlCayley, Hon W 5 00 

OOjCarter, John 1 00 

00 Carr, Mrs 1 00 

Clark, JP 1 00 

00 Craig, Mrs G 1 00 

00 Carmichael, Robt 1 00 



00 Cox, James 



1 00 



00 1 Bryan, E wart & Murray 

00 Bridgman, J W 

00 Butt, Caleb 



00 Christie, A 1 00 

00 Clinkinbroomer, - 100 

00, Crawford & Smith .... 2 00 

00,Cameron, Rev J M 2 00 

00 Cameron, Alan 2 00 

00 Clark, Miss 1 00 

Cameron, 1 00 

Cash, 1 00 

Cassells, Thomas 1 00 

Cuttell, Thos 1 00 

Cash, 1 00 

Christie, Alex R 2 00 

Carlyle, Dr 1 00 

Coatsworth, E 2 00 



00 Boyd, John 

00 Caven, Rev Principal. 



V/W V^MI.^" -^v^, ^.l^VAl v,* 00 

00 CampbeUC JasV& Son! . l6 00 



ampbell, AH 4 00 



1 00 



00;Chesbrough, Rev Mr. 
00 j Clark, Wm Mortimer . 

00; Carrie, Robert 

00! Craig, T Dixon 2 

00 ; Clark, J A 1 

00 Carter, ET 1 

00 Carswell, R 5 

00 Crompton, H 1 

00 Castle, Rev J H, D D. 1 

00 Close & Co, P G 5 OODewart, Rev E H 2 00 



Cockburn, Geo R R , 
C S CperR JnC... 

Crane, S 

Cameron, Hon M C 
Copp, Clark & Co . . . 
Coyne, Samuel 



2 00 
1 00 

1 00 

2 00 
5 00 
1 00 



Carlyle, Wm 

Campbell, Mrs 2 00 

Carless, Mrs 1 00 

OOCayley, .. 1 00 

00 Clark, S C Duncan. ... 2 00 
00 Cameron, Hon J H . . . . 5 00 



Chapman, Geo A 



1 00 



Dixon, B H 5 00 



CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS. 



39 



Davids Joseph 


SI 00 

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4 00 
4 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
2 00 
1 00 
5 00 
1 00 
5 00 


Galbraith, Wm $2 00 


Howard, Miss $ 


1 00 
1 00 
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2 00 
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2 00 
1 00 
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1 00 
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1 00 
1 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
2 00 
4 00 


Denison, Mrs 


Gordon, Miss 5 00 
Gillespie, John 5 00 


Harper, T . . 


Dunbar R 


HBM . 


Donaldson, Sinclair & 
Co 


Gzowski, C S 4 00 
Graham, H 2 00 


Hobbs, James 
Harvie, John 
Howland, Hon W P . . 
Haight S E 


Dickson, Rev JAR.. 

Davies Mrs 


Griffith, Rev Thomas. . 2 00 
Grasett, Very Rev 
Dean 5 00 
Greene, Rev Richard . . 2 00 
Geikie, Dr W B 2 00 
Gooch R N 1 00 


Drummond J W . 


HJR 
Hook, Thos 


Dun, Wiman & Co .... 
Dalton C 


Henry & Son 


Davidson D 


Harrison, Chief Justice 
Hughes, WJ 
Hamilton, Alex 


Downey, Thomas 
Dwi^ht H 


Gunther, Edward .... 1 00 
Gray, Rennie & Co. ... 2 00 
G T . . . 5 00 


Drysdale Thos 


Hughes, J 
Hogg Mrs W 
Jones, Mrs 




Gladish Wm 1 00 


Downey, J 
Dickey, Neill & Co.... 
Duggan, Hon G 
Donald, R . 


Gordon, Wm 1 00 


Gartshore, Mrs 1 00 
Gibson, Donald 1 00 


Jennings, James 
Joseph & Co, J G .... 
Jeffery, Rev T W .... 
Inglis, Russell 
Jones, W W . 


Garvin, John 1 00 
Galbraith, Briggs & Co 5 00 
Gooderham & Worts . . 5 00 
Gage, W J 2 00 


Downey, J, jun 


Dredge, A 


Dickson, Geo P 
Dunspaugh, W H .... 
Denison, Geo T 
Dick, Agnes 


Iredale, Wm 


Gurney, E & C 5 00 
Gregg, Rev Wm 2 00 
Gordon, Mackay & Co. 6 00 
Gilmor, R 2 00 


Johnson, Thos H 
Ince, T Henry 


James, R ... 


Douse Rev John 


Jarvis E J 


Dyke, Rev S A 


Goff, RevE F 1 00 
G 2 00 


Jackson, Rev S N 
Jordan & Co 
Jones, Prof 
Kay, J 
Kennedy, Warring .... 
Keith David S 


Eves, J . . 


Eastwood, John 
Elliott & Co 


Gearing Joseph . . 2 00 


Greene C H 1 00 


Ellis, J E 


1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
5 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
5 00 
1 00 
2 00 
4 00 
1 00 
1 00 
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1 00 
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"l 00 
2 00 
1 00 
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2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
5 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
9 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 


Gilray, Rev Alex .... 1 00 
Green, Rev Dr 2 00 


Ewing & Co 
Edwards W 


Gibb L . 1 00 


Kerr, John 
King, Rev John M . . . . 
Kingstone, F W 
Kent, John 


Ewart, John S 
Evans, Geo M 


Graham, Wm 1 00 


Greey, Sam 1 OC 
Gilray, Rev J 1 00 
Gale, J W 1 00 


Ewart Mrs Thos 


Evans Miss 


Kent, . . . 


Elliott, J 


Gamel H . 1 00 


Kane Mrs Paul 


Forrest, J 
Fotheringham, Thomas 
Eraser, Rev R Douglas 
Fulton, Alex T 
Fleming, James . . 
Freeland, W 


Glascott W 1 00 


Kirkland Mrs 


Graham, Mr 1 00 


Kerr, William 
Kerr, John, and Family 
Knowlton, W H 
Kingston, Prof G T . . 
Kerr, Geo, jun 


Harris Miss . ... 2 00 


Hunter Wm 1 00 


Heward, Mrs Stephen . 5 OC 
Harrison, G . . 5 OC 


Farrell, S W 
Farley, A 
Finch & Sons, W S ... 
Fraser, James 
For Circulation 
Fitzgerald, Edward . . 
Fisken, John 
Foster, James 


Hallam, John 1 00 


Knapp, FA 


Hague, G 400 
Hamilton, Andrew .... 5 00 
Hillock, John 1 00 
Hall, C B, MD 2 00 
Hunter, Rev S J 1 00 
Hodgins, Dr J George. 2 00 
Hodgins, Thos,MPP.. 1 00 
Haldane, John 2 OC 
Hay & Co R 3 00 


Lewis, Rice, & Son . . . . : 
Lyman Bro & Co .... 
Lailey, Thos, & Co.... 
Leadley, E 


Leys, Mrs J 


Lash J F 


Loudon, J 
Lee, Walter S 
Lamb, Mrs 


Friend 


Ferguson, John 
Fenton F 


Hunter, Rose & Co.... 5 00 
Hodgson & Boyd 5 00 
Hagarty, Mrs 2 00 
Hunter R J 1 00 


Laird, R W 


Frisby, S 
Friend . . 


Leslie, George, & Son . . 
Laidlaw, 
Litster, Mrs 


Fuller, Mrs T R . . 
Fisher, E JT, M.D .. 
Ferguson, Mrs J I 
For the Bible 


Hobson E 2 00 


Lake, John N 
Lawrence, Rev Geo . . 
Latch, Wm 
Latch, Mrs Wm 


H J D 1 00 
Hutchison, Henry 2 00 
Hamilton J C . . . . 2 00 


Friends (9) 


Friend, A 


Hig nns, David 2 00 


Love, Neil C 


Flint, R H 


Hillock, Frank 1 00 
Hooper E 1 00 


Lugsdin, John 
Langley, Henry 
Lvon, Jas F & Co 


Fleming, Andrew . . . . 
Fvfe, J W.. 


Hall. Dr . , . 2 00 



40 



CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS. 



Lyman, J SI 00,McCraken, Thos 

Laidlaw, Mrs 1 OOiMutton & Co, S S ... 

Livingston, M 2 00|McBean. Jas , 

Lang, JW 1 OOjMcLeod, D 

Lawless, J P 1 OOiMcD & J, J 

McMaster, Hon W . . .25 OOJMatheson, H 

McMaster & Bro, A R 10 00 Malcom, R 

McMurrich, W Barclay 2 OOjMyles, W 

Mason, J Herbert 4 00 Morrison. J L 

Mason, AJ 2 00,McKinnon, S F 

Medcalf, F H 2 OOiMerryfield, Robert. . . . 

Morse, C A 2 00! Maclennan, James 

Moore, Miss (Eglinton) 1 OOj Marshall, S 

McLaren, Rev Professor 4 OOiMay & Co, T 

McKinley, Mrs A 1 00 McDonald, Hon D . . . . 

McCord, AT 2 Oo Mitchell, Rev D 

Millard, Rev WiUiam 1 OOJ McDonald, D 

Mason, W T 5 00; Mason, Risch & New. 

MacLean, D 1 OOj combe 

Mcllmurry, Dr 5 00| Mackenzie, K 

Michie, James 5 00; Macdonald & Paterson. 

MacPherson, Hon D L 4 00|McMichael 

Mitchell, Wm 1 00 Munro, Rev A H 

McBean, John 5 OOJMunro, Miss 

McGregor, P 2 OOiMcCutcheon. Mrs 

Mathers, Mrs 2 00:McCulloch, Peter 

Mathews, W D 3 OOJMartin, Mrs 

McMurchy, E 1 00 Moore, R 

MacDonald, Jno K . . 3 00 McLachlan, A 

Miller, Hugh 2 00 MacDonald, A 

Mitchell James 1 OOMowat, Hon 

McKirdy, H J 1 OO^Morphy, Geo 

Matthews, Henry 1 00 McPhail, M 

McEachren, N 1 00 McLean, D 

MacPherson, Mrs 4 00 McMurray, J S 

Mead, Joseph H 2 00 Miller & McClelland . . 

Macdonald, J H 1 OO^Moore & Co, C 

Macdonald, Sir J A . . 2 OOJMcGaw, T 

Morrison, Wells and JMoss, Hon. Judge 

Gordon 3 00 Morison, J 

MacNabb & Marsh. ... 5 00 Martin, J 

McGrath, Chs 2 00 Nasmith, John D .... 

Moffatt, Colonel 5 00 Northrop, J & L 

McGee, D 1 OONimmo, A 

Myles, Wm 1 00 Norris & Soper 

Mclntosh, W D 1 00 Nelson & Sons, HA.. 

Mathews & Bro, H J. 2 00 Ogilvy & Co 

McCollum, Rev J H . . 1 00 Oliphant, Dr 

Mathewson, Angus .... 1 00 Ogden, Dr W W 

McLean, Miss 1 00 Orr, E R 

Mara, Thos 2 00 O Brien, H 

McHardy, F 1 00 Ogden, Uzziel, M.D . . 

McNab, Jas 1 OOJOal, George 

Morphy, EM 2 OOlOdell & Trout 

Marks, WiUiam 1 00 O Connor, T J 

Matthew, Rev C R . . . 3 00 Platt, Samuel 

Macdonnell, Rev D J. . 4 00 Potts, Rev John 

Morphy, John 1 00 Perry, Mrs E 

McDonald, Alex 1 OOPatton & Co 

McKee, John 1 OOPoole, Rev W H 

Montgomery, W J 2 00 Perkins, Ince & Co 

McCausland 1 00 Page & Son, C 

McLean, Robert 1 00 Paterson & Son, P . . . . 

Maddock, Rev HE . . 1 00 Patton, Hon Jas 

McBean, William .... 1 00 Peterkin, J F 

Montgomery, Miss 2 00 Pollard, Mrs 



.$1 OOPeake, LC ....$1 00 

. 2 00, Price, jun, James .... 1 00 

. 1 OOiPearcy, Miss G 1 00 

. 1 00 Palmer, E J ....." 2 00 

. 1 00 Pearson, W H 1 00 

. 1 00 Pearson, E 1 00 

. 1 OOlPicken, E 1 00 

, 2 00;Parker, Sir Henry .... 2 00 

. 5 00 Patterson, C S 2 00 

. 1 00 Plews & Kennedy .... 1 00 

, 1 00 Patterson, Mrs 1 OQ> 

, 1 00 Pell, J E 1 00 

, 1 00 Pearson, M 2 00 

, 2 OOjPlenderleith, John .... 1 00 
, 2 OOjRolph, Mrs 1 00 

1 OOjRosebrugh, Dr A M . . 3 00 
, 1 00 Riddell, John 2 00 

|Ryerson, Rev Dr E . . 5 00 

2 00 Reeve, R A., M.D .... 2 00 

2 OORollo, J 1 00 

1 OORoden, EP 1 00 

1 00 Rose, John Edward . . 5 00 

1 00 Roddy, Robert 1 00 

1 50 Rowsell, Henry 1 00 

1 00 Rogers, Jas H 2 00 

5 00 Rattray, Thos 1 00 

1 00 Risk, Miss 5 00 

1 00 Robinson Slade, M.D. 2 00 
1 00 Reford, Lewis 1 00 

1 00 Reid, Rev William 2 00 

4 00 Ross, Dr Jas J 00 

2 OORordans and NichoUs. 1 00 

1 00 Roberts, SE 100 

10 00 Rogers, Samuel 2 00 

2 00 Ridout, Aikenhead & 

1 00 Crombie 2 00 

4 OORiley&May 1 00 

1 00 Robinson, Christ 2 00 

2 OOlRobinson, Blackett. ... 1 00 

. 2 00 



1 00 Robertson, A 

1 00 Rogers, Janet P 

2 00 Risley, S 

1 00 Riches, William 

1 00 Radcliffe, Stephen 

2 00 Robinson, Hon J B . . 

1 00 Rattray, A 

5 00 Richardson, Dr Jas H. 

1 00 Richardson, F 

2 00 Ruttan, Rev C 

1 00 Round, Miss 

2 00 Robb, Rev J Gardner.. 

1 OORennie, Wm 

1 00 Ross, MrsC S 

1 00 Ryan, JB 

1 00 Robertson, John, & Co 

5 OORoaf, Wm 

5 00 Rose, Rev S 

3 OOJRoss, Wm 

2 OOiStitt, Mrs James 

2 00 ! Smith, Rev John 

5 OO Stephenson, E 

1 00 Schreiber, W J 

4 00 Severn, J 

1 00;Stibbs, James 

1 00 Scott, James 

2 00 Sanson, Rev Alex 



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CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS. 



41 



Savage, Rev D 


S2 00 Taylor, Thos W 


$1 00 Whitney, J W G 


10 00 
SI 00 
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72 05 

1 00 
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Snarr, G E 
Eons, J 


2 00 Turner & Co, Jno 


5 00 Wilson Mrs A 


1 00 Topp, Rev Dr 
2 00 Thompson & Co, J B. . 
1 00 Thompson, Thos 
2 OOTorrance, Geo W 
2 00 Thomson & Burns 
2 00 Thomson, Thos M 
1 00 Taylor, T 
1 00 Trees, S 


5 00 Wallace, Rev Robert. 
1 00 Wilkes, R 


t,rd, Joseph 


th WB 


1 00 Wood, Rev John.. 
5 OOWoodhouse, J J 
5 00 Walton, G A 
5 00|Wey & Co, Joseph. . . 
2 00 Whatmough, C J 
2 00 Wickson John 


Steele, EC .... 


Seymour & Clarke 
Strachan, Mrs Capt . . 
Sheppard, W H 
Score, Richard . . . 


Sutherland, Rev A.... 
Spreull Samuel 


2 00 Tully, Kivas 


1 00; Wilson, Wm 
1 00 Wyld & Darling 


2 00 T R 


Spence, G S 


1 00 TF 


2 00 Wilson T W 


Stephens, Joseph 
Stewart, Fred J 
Smith, James 
Sutherland A 


1 00 Taylor & Bro, Thos.. . . 
4 00 Tyner Mrs Jno 


4 00 Wilson, GH 


1 00 Whittemore, F B . . . 
1 00 Wood Rev Dr 


2 00 Tyner, Edw . . . 


2 00 Tovell, Rev I 


1 00 Webber, Rev G 
1 00 Walker & Sons, R.... 
Wilkie, T J 
5 00 Winchester, John . . . 
1 00 Wickson, S 
1 00 W W . 


Stayner S 


2 00 Temple Dr 


Strickland WR 


1 00 Taylor, Rev Lachlan, 
2 00 D D 


Sweetnam, M 
Smith, Larratt W . . . . 
Scott PA 


2 00 T 


1 00 Thorn, Mrs 


Smith, Rev W 
Savery, Win 
Shaw, Rev J 
Snarr. Thos 


1 00 Usher Rev B B 


1 OOWoodhouse, James. . . . 
1 00 Wood, RevG 
1 00 Watson, James 


1 00 Udwin C . 


1 00 Vandersmissen, H 
2 00 Vandersmissen, W U . . 
1 OOVidal, BH 


1 00 Williams, R,ev Alex... 
1 00 Wagner, W J 


Schomberg, U A 


Stanton, Mrs W H 
Smith, Mrs Goldwin . . 
Scarlett, Samuel 


1 00 Warden, Rev Robt H 
2 00 Wilmott, Dr J B 


4 00 WW 
1 OOWharin, Wm 


1 00 Webb, T 


1 00 W C 


Stock Geo P 


1 00 Wright, Dr George. . . . 
1 00 Withrow, Mrs 
1 00 Walker, Robt 


2 00 W T & C .... 


Swan Bros 


1 OOJWalker, David 


Segsworth, J, & Co 
Staunton A A 


5 OOYarker, G W . . 


1 00 Wilson, Dan 


5 00 Young, John 


Smith, Mrs Thompson. 
Scott, J 


1 00 Wilkinson, Dr 


1 00 Young, Rev Geo -P. . . . 
1 00 Young, Rev W B 
2 00 Young, John . 


1 00 Wightman, John 


Scott Thos C 


2 00 Walker, Evans & Co. . 
1 00 Withrow, Rev W H . . 
1 00 Withrow, Jno J 
6 00 

1 00 Geo W Banks 
1 00 J Greenfield 


Shaw, AD 

Strathy H S 


2 00259 Friends and small 
2 00 sums 


Thorn, John 


1 00 Hector Cameron, M.P. 
1 00 Joseph Kent . 


H W Davison 
Mrs W Jackes, Eglinton 
A L Willson do 
Mr How^on 


1 00 Miss Dupont 


1 00 J Ross Robertson 
1 00 Mrs Lewis 


1 00 W J Whitten 


Chas R Dickson . . 


2 00 



John Lesslie, Dundas. . 5 00 Thos Driffill, Bradford 4 00 R S Walden, Baden . . 5 00 
Wm Somerville, Ayr. . 5 00 Rev Dr Hodgkm, 

Woodbridge 1 00 



W S Parlane, Colling 



wood 



....10 00 



Friend, per Rev A Mc 



Donald Fraser, Nairn 100 00 j Kay, Eldon 5 00 



ubscription 



ALTON BRANCH. 

Col at nut lie meeting . . $3 15 
Dugald McGill 1 00 
iSinall suraa . 2 00 


Col by Misses Hammill 
and Chapman 
Alexr Chapman $1 00 


Small sums 4 25 
Col by Miss Arthurs 
Small sums 4 90 




Total , $6 15 


ANCASTER BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 21 
Col by Misses Chep and 
Gurnett 
Rev Wm Belt . . . 1 00 


Total $72 37 


ANCASTER EAST. 

John Renton 1 00 
James Forsyth ... 1 00 


Henry Orton, M.D. . . . 5 00 
Mrs Orton 1 00 


James Gibson 1 00 


Mrs Russell 1 00 j 


Mrs H Green 1 00 
George Thompson 1 00 
Small sums 2 75 
Col by Misses B. Belt 
and Orton 
DA Hyslop 1 00 
W T McCrimmon .... 1 00 
Wm Lodor 1 00 
S AFindlay . . 1 00 


Wm Findley, senr .... 1 00 
Mrs Renttfn 1 00 


Gavin Morton 1 00 


George Cleland 1 00 


Robert Smith . 1 00 


Wm Clelland, senr. ... 1 00 
D Hamilton 1 00 


Wm A Sutherland .... 1 00 
Wm F Bethune 1 00 
Wm Findley, jun .... 1 00 
Wm Renton 1 00 


Small sums 4 10 


Col by Miss Wilson 
John Brandon, M.D. . . 1 00 
George Guest, senr 1 00 
Small sums 60 


Robert Fortune .... 1 00 


Mrs Wm Ashmore .... 1 00 
David Butter . 1 00 


Col by Misses Cooley 
John Robb 1 00 


Peter McLa^an 1 00 


WmMoffatt 1 00 
James Walker 1 00 


Small sums 60 


Col by Miss Smith 
T H Smith 1 00 


John Walker 1 00 
James Moffatt 1 00 


Fredk Stevenson 1 00 


Mrs J Calder 1 00 


Wm Farmer, senr 1 00 
E D Farmer 1 00 


Adam Somerville .... 1 00 
Wm Urie 1 00 


Edward Kenrick 1 00 
Small sums 45 


Daniel McBay 1 00 


Walter Hood 1 00 
Small sums 21 00 


Col by Misses McCrim 
mon and Templer 
Mrs Templer 1 00 


Total $4900 

ANGUS BRANCH. 

J R Brown 1 00 
Wm Pearson 1 00 
Alex Cooper 1 00 


J E McCrimmon 1 00 
Small sums 4 50 


Col by MissAlethea Kelly 
Jacob A Shaver . . 1 00 


Rev G J Kerr 1 00 
Mrs Horace Shaver . . 1 00 
Small sums 5 20 


J H Harrison 1 00 


Wm Neilly 1 00 


Dr Eakins 1 00 


Col by Miss Augusta Kelly 
Miss Augusta Kelly . . 1 00 
R Lovell 1 00 


J H Willmott 1 00 


Jno Davidson 1 00 
Geo McLandress 1 00 


John Beatty 1 00 




Small sums 8 03 


Total $9 00 

ARRAN BRANCH. 

Col at Dublic meetiner. 


Col by Miss Gage 
Small sums . . . 3 78 



Febl875 $3 61 

Col at public meeting, 



Nov. 1875 
Col by Misses Lyle and 



4 75 
4 18 



Morin 
90 Col by Misses Wolf and 

Monckman (in 1874). 3 30 

37 Col by Miss Legg 4 20 

Col by Mrs Moore and 

Miss Urquhart 

00 J Lumsden 1 00 

00 W AGerolemy 1 00 

OOjE A Noble 1 00 

00 Smaller sums 8 60 

00 Col by Misses Gardner 

and Yovng 

00 L Gardner 1 00 

OOJLinton 1 00 

00 Smaller sums 6 05 

00 Col by Misses Foster and 

Jamison 7 60 

00 Col by Misses Neelands 

and McKie 

00 Rev R S Cooper 1 00 

OOGeo Dunn 1 00 

OOJMKilborn 1 00 

00 Smaller sums 3 35 

00 Col by Misses Wolf and 

Monckman (in 1875). 5 20 

Total 58 84 

ARTHUR BRANCH. 

00 Col at public meeting. . 1 99 
00 Rev D McDonald .... 1 00 
00 Mrs D McDonald .... 1 Oe 

00 Misses Goodall 1 00 

00 A Ballentine 1 00 

OOWPeterkin 1 00 

Rev C Deacon 1 00 

00 Mrs J F Hollenger. ... 1 00 

Small sums 11 28 

.Total $2027 

AURORA BRANCH. 

00 Col at public meeting. . 3 70 
00 Col by Mrs McGilvray 
and Miss Wells 

00 Robt Connor 1 00 

00 A McGilvray 1 00 

00 Miss MA Wells 1 00 

RP Irwin 1 00 

OOE Peace & Son 1 00 

D Fotheringham 1 00 

Small sums 13 22 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Col by Misses E Steven 
son and S Stevenson 
CDoan $2 00 


TNHaig $1 00 


Peter McDougall ... .$1 00 
Mrs Bethune 1 00 
Small sums 11 57 


Mrs P Laing . 5 00 


Robert Hewitt 5 00 


Eev J Shuttleworth . I 00 
B Pearson . . . 1 00 


Wm Noble 1 00 
John Stuart 1 00 


Col by Misses Gillespie 
and Campbell 
Small sums 3 65 


W C Oliver 1 00 
Small sums 4 55 


John Mulholland .... 1 00 
Alexr Mann 1 00 




Fetch s church, at pub 
lie meeting 2 34 


J F Fraser .... 1 00 


Total $59 07 


Mrs R Ingraham 1 00 
Rev W A McKay .... 1 00 
N Chapman 1 00 


BEAVERTON BRANCH 1876. 

Col at public meeting . . 6 29 
Col by Miss Helen Ross 
John Ross 1 00 
Duncan Johnston 1 00 
Small sums ... 6 85 


Col by Misses Starr and 
Hacking 
Pearson Starr . 2 00 


John Tinney 1 00 
C Reynolds 1 00 


MrsPetch 1 00 


John Van Nostrand . . 2 00 
Small sums 14 12 
Mount Pisgah. 
Col by Misses Lizzie 
Wallace and Jenny 
Steele 
Stephen Wallace 1 00 


Wm Staples 1 00 


Mrs H Carruthers 2 00 
Mr Wellwood 1 00 


Col by Misses Watson 
and Robinson 
Rev D Watson.. . . 2 00 


Mrs J George . . 1 00 


Wm Blyzart 1 00 


Alex Calder 1 00 
Mrs A McKay 1 00 
Charles Galloway .... 1 00 
Small sums 7 55 
Col by Misses Robinson 
and Elder 
Cameron & Bruce 1 00 
RevC Shaw 1 00 


Wm McKaig 1 00 


Mr Burwash 1 00 
Mr Slater 1 00 


Small sums 4 00 


Kettleby. 
Col by Misses Lena 
Stokes and Ella M 
Walton 
Mrs Mary P Webb.... 1 00 
Small sums . . ... 8 25 


Mr Nixon 1 00 


David Haig 1 00 


T J Staples 1 00 
Small sums 22 87 


Rev J McNabb 1 00 


Total $92 90 

BAYFIELD BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 03 
Col by Misses Haacke 
and Morrison 
John Esson 5 00 


E H Bauld 1 00 
Daniel Cameron 1 00 
Small sums 15 70 
Col by Misses Westcoat 
and Campbell 
Mrs Bethune 1 00 
Hector Grant 1 00 


Temperanceville. 
Col by Misses Mary John 
son and L Beynon . .31 11 
Col at public meeting . . 2 33 


$101 62 

BALTIMORE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . 5 03 
Thomas Hai- 1 00 


Geo Erwin . . 1 00 


Jas Gairdner 1 00 


Small sums 10 45 


Jas Burns 1 00 




J P Holland.. 1 00 
DH Ritchie 1 00 


Total $60 84 


James McDonald 1 00 
John Lawless 1 00 
Wm Deacon 1 00 


BELGRAVE BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Geddes and 
Millar 
James Gallagher 1 00 


Mrs Stanbury 1 00 


Rev Geo Jamieson .... 1 00 
Small sums 9 60 


G- M Hogg 1 00 
Wm J McDougall .... 1 00 
J H Staples 1 00 


Col by Misses Spaker- 
man and G-reer 
Small sums 5 60 

Total $30 23 


Small sums 4 45 
Col by Misses Hood and 
Nelson 
Robert Irvin 1 00 
Small sums 5 10 


John McDougall 1 00 
Shem Parsons 1 00 


Mrs McDougall 1 00 
A Russell . . 1 00 


BEAVERTON BRANCH 1875. 

Col by Misses Mary 
Gordon and Georgina 
Ross 
Daniel Cameron 1 00 
Mrs McNabb 1 00 


Col by Misses Duribar 
and Coultice 
Small sums 4 20 


T JMilligan.., 1 00 
George Cockburn 1 00 
Mrs George Cockburn. 1 00 
Dr Turner 2 00 


Ool by James Edmond 
William Bengough 2 00 
James Edmond 1 00 


Thomas McCutchen . . 1 00 
H Lapp 1 00 


Rev W H Cairnduff . . 1 00 
Cameron & Bruce 1 00 
E H Bauld . ... 1 00 


Small sums 4 25 


Wm Mann 1 00 
Mr Ash 1 00 




Total $23 00 

BELL EWART BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 82 
Mrs Gregory 1 00 


James Thompson 1 00 
John Russell 1 00 
James Masson 1 00 


Donald G Ross 1 00 


Small sums 20 05 


Col by Misses Mary 
Watson and Annie 
Robinson 
Rev David Watson . . 2 00 
Charles GaUoway .... 1 00 
J & A McKay 1 00 


Alexander Noble 1 00 
Wm Taylor 1 00 
James Clapperton 1 00 
John Baptist 1 00 
Mrs Baptist 1 00 


S C Webster 1 00 
R H Prettie . 1 00 


J B Reid 1 00 


Wm. Goodfellow 1 00 
Small sums . . 6 00 


David Stott 1 00 


Small sums 10 80 

Col by Misses Westcoat 
and Campbell 
Charles Westcoat . , . 1 00 




John Bush 1 00 


Total $11 82 


Frederick Greenaway.. 1 00 
Wm Stott . . . 1 00 


BERLIN BRANCH. 

Col at Dublic meetiner . . 6 55 



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BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Col by Miss Fennell 

H F J Jackson $1 

J Fennell 1 

D McDougall 1 

A Young 1 

Rev Mr Cookman 1 

C Cortan 1 

Rev S L TJmbach 1 

James Colquhoun . . . . 1 

R F S Biddulph 1 

A Campbell 1 

REStanton 1 

Anthes and Staebler . . 2 

J C Falls 1 

Rev J F Dickie 1 

J Oberholtzer 1 

Small sums 10 

Col by Misses Weaver 

H Kranz 1 

Geo Davidson 2 

HM Andrews 1 

C Stuebing 1 

Small sums 4 

Col by Misses Eby and 

Rothwell 

3 B Eshelman 1 

J Moffat 1 

Small sums 6 

Col by Misses Schmidt 

and Staebler 

Dr Bowlby 1 

Small sums 5 



David Dick $1 

00 Thomas Grundy 1 

00 Archibald Wilson .... 1 

00 Small sums 31 

00 Proceeds of Orange 
00 soiree, Dis of Manvers25 

00 

00 Total $85 

00 BINBROOK BRANCH. 



001 BLUEVALE BRANCH. 

00 Col at public meeting . . $2 92 

00 W S Hutchinson 1 00 

00 Duncan King 2 00 

John Messer 2 00 

00 Joseph Leech 2 00 

W H Leech 2 00 

19 Small sums 30 67 



00 Col at public meeting. 
00 Rev Geo Cheyne . . . 
OOJRev W P Walker . 
00 Col by Miss Fletcher 
00 John Brown, jun . . . 

OOJThomas Rice 

00 George Fletcher . . . 
98!Mrs. Spittal . . 



Total $58 

BERVIE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 
Small sums 14 

Total $16 

BETHANY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 
ThosW Kennedy .... 1 

Robert Byers 1 

H Amley 1 

C C Cain 1 

J Hutchinson 1 

R Grundy 1 

Mrs Kelly 1 

Thos Brien 1 

W Saddler 1 

Geo Garrett 1 

DMcMullin 1 

Josias Wilson 1 

Hugh Wilson 1 

Thomas Graham, sen. . 1 

JWindlin 1 

WF Gardiner 1 

W M Graham 1 

Jeffry Graham 1 

James Kelly 1 

John Grundy 1 

John Grundy, jun 1 

C H Brenton, M D . . . . 1 

Henry Kenner 1 

John Dick 1 

Mrs John Dick 1 



4 

1 
1 

1 
1 
1 

S Hiram "Lowden .... 1 

OOJThos Lethern 1 

OO Mrs Lethern 1 

00|James Fletcher 1 

00 Small sums 5 

75 Col by Miss Dalgleish 

Wm Dalgleish 1 

Mrs Dalgleish, sen 1 

00 John Menzies 1 

00 Wm Brown 1 

95 John Brown, sen 1 

Small sums 1 

Col by Miss Donaldson 

00 Wm McKenzie 1 

37 Small sums 9 

Col by Miss Warrack 

60 Richard Quance 2 

Small sums 1 

49 Col by Miss Jane Ptolemy 
62 William Ptolemy 1 

John Edmonds 1 

11 Mrs Archd Jarvis ... 1 

Mrs Walter McKay . . 1 
19 James G. Ptolemy .... 1 

00 Charles Ptolemy 1 

OO Thomas Webb 1 

00;Small sums 6 

00 Col by Miss Wilson 

00 Wm Wilson 1 

00 John Ramsay 1 

00 Walter Ramsay 1 

00 Flavel Davis 1 

OO Small sums 1 

00 Col by Miss Wright 

00 Mrs Charles Wright . . 1 

OO James Aikins 1 

00 Henry Hall 1 

00 John Manary 1 

00 Wm Wright 1 

00 Mrs Wm Menzies 1 

OO Robert Wicket, jun . . 1 

00 Richard Barlow 1 

00 James Russell 1 

00 Mrs J Brown 1 

00 Rev S G Harris 1 

00 George Awrey 1 

00 Small sums 5 

00 

00 Total $77 



$42 59 



Total 

BLYTH BRANCH. 

00 Col by Misses Beamish 

and Barr 

00 Small sums 

00 Col by Misses Hoffman 
00 and McGoivan 

00 Small sums 

00 Col by Misses Wright 
00! and Traquair 

OOJR B Laidlaw 1 00 

00 Small Sums 6 20 

70! Col by Misses Wilson 

and Dick 

00 Small sums 

00 Col by Misses Martha 
50 and Annie Young 

00 Small sums 

00 Col by Misses Taylor 
25 and Mclnnis 

Small sums 

00 Col by Misses Bine and 
25 Campbell 

Dr. Sloan . . . . 4 



1 75 



3 30 



5 35 



2 20 



00 Andrew McCae 1 

45 Miss Annie Gilmour . . 1 

David Jenkins 1 

00 Rev A McLean 1 

00 Rev Joseph Philp .... 1 

OOiSmall sums 12 50 

00 Col by Miss Bell 

00 Small sums 3 00 

00 

00 Total $48 15 

85 BOWMANVILLE BRANCH. 

F Bleakley 3 00 

00 Wm McClung 1 00 

OOiRobtCade 1 00 

00 T A Ferguson 1 00 

00 Adam Spenser 1 00 

95 Mrs Allison 1 00 

|Mrs Holland 1 00 

00 J F Metcalfe 2 00 

00 Jas Andrews 1 00 

00 Mr McMurtry 1 00 

00 Mrs Moorcraf t 1 00 

00 Jno Higginbotham 1 00 

00 R S Manning 1 00 

00 McClung Bros 2 00 

00 Murdoch Bros 1 Oi 

00 C Barker 1 00 

00 P Robins 1 00 

00 Thompson & Burns .... 1 00 

00 A Buckler 1 00 

25 J McLeod 1 00 

T Paterson 5 00 

70 Mrs Hambly 1 00 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



John Murdoch $1 00; J H Bradshaw $1 00 ! T)a.niPl OrfTi <Ki nn 


Mrs Christie 1 00 


Alex Mitchell 1 00 


HW Moyer 1 00 
Jacob Hippie 1 00 


R Windatt 1 00 


Small sums 7 35 

Total $33 43 

CAMPBELL S CROSS BRANCH. 
Col by Thos Robinson 
Thos Robinson 1 00 


H O Hara 1 00 


Small sums 4 30 


D Stott 1 00 


Col by Misses Almeda 
Moyer and Mary C 
Moyer 
S M Moyer 1 00 
John Housser 1 00 


C Stott 1 00 
Mrs Reid 2 00 


John Borland 1 00 


J B Fairbarn 1 00 


Edw Foster, senr 1 00 
Jas Robson 1 00 


Mrs Gardner 1 00 
Mrs Fisher 1 00 


W Hippie sen 1 00 


Alex Smith 1 00 


W A Comfort 1 00 


ChasM Smith 1 00 


Seth Campbell 1 00 
Small sums 1 00 
Col by J Armstrong 
Jos Armstrong 1 00 


J S Moyer 1 00 


Geo Porter 2 00 




Geo McGill 1 00 


Total $27 62 


A Friend 1 00 
W McMurtry 1 00 
Mrs J Stephens 1 00 


A Crawford 1 00 
Alex Armstrong 1 00 
Small sums 2 05 
Col by John Graham 
Jas Campbell 1 00 


CARTWRIGHT BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Johnson 
and Montgomery 
Small sums 4 35 
Col by Misses Taylor 
and Peacock 
Wm J Taylor 1 00 


A Friend 4 00 


Mr McConnacher 1 00 
Geo Haines 1 00 
Rev Mr Jolliffe 1 00 


Rev R M Croll . 1 00 


Small sums 16 70 


John Smith 1 00 




John McLeod 1 00 


Small sums 1 25 


Total $72 70 


Mrs Clark . 1 00 


Col by Misses Shaiv and 
Metcalfe 
Robert Shaw 1 00 


BRUCEFIELD BRANCH. 

Col by 
George Forest 8 15 


Mrs Chs Robinson .... 1 00 
Geo Robinson 1 00 


Small sums . . 5 00 


H McPhail 1 00 
Small sums 5 40 


John Cameron 6 80 


Col by Wm Snyder 
Wm Snyder 1 00 
Jos Campbell . . 1 00 


David Youl 6 25 


Col by Misses Trick and 
Graham 
Small sums 2 00 
Col by the Misses Fer 
guson 
S T Fernson 1 00 


Miss Jean Carnochan . . 4 50 
John Walker 4 50 
Duncan McEwen .... 2 50 
Donald Mustard 2 25 
Robert McKay 1 90 


R Norris 1 00 


E T Hagyard 1 00 


Rev P Campbell 1 00 


Small sums 3 50 
Col by F Campbell 
A Norris 2 00 


A Friend . . 15 


Mrs Ferguson 1 00 
Wm Taylor 1 00 




Total $37 00 


Mrs A Norris 1 00 


Mrs Ferguson (widow). 1 00 
Joshua Ferguson 1 00 
Small sums 7 65 
Col by Misses Widder 
and Crozier 
Small sums 6 14 


CAISTORVILLE BRANCH. 

Collection 2 33 


Small sums 3 35 


Col by Miss M Wallace 
Anns McLeod 1 00 


Sabbath collection .... 1 53 
Col by Misses Dorothea 
Bellinger and Esther 
Robson 
James Asher . . 1 00 


JohnBeatty 1 00 
John Smith 1 00 


Hugh Smith 1 00 
Donald Smith 1 00 
John Wiggins .... 2 00 


Col by Misses Philp and 
Williamson 
Thomas Brown 1 00 
James Taylor 1 00 
Mrs Taylor 1 00 


R A Haney, M D .... 1 00 
William Hoover 1 00 
Small sums 2 85 


RCMcCollum 1 00 
Small sums 4 50 
Col by Wm McBride 
Small sums ... 1 40 


Col by Misses Euphemia 
Spears and Emilia 
Sterenson 
Adam Spears 1 00 


Small sums . . 11 65 


Col by Misses Bailey 
and Bartlett 
Small sums 5 70 
Col by the Misses Bruce 
Thomas Werry 1 00 


Col by David Graham 
David Graham 1 00 
Jas Graham .... 1 00 


Mrs A Spears, jun 1 00 
Rev H Hughes 1 00 


John McGregor 1 00 


Jacob Kaufman 1 00 
W. J. Stevenson) . . 1 00 


Mrs McGregor 1 00 


Thomas Coulter 1 00 
Small sums 3 60 
Col by Miss McHowel 
Mr Malcolm 1 00 


Geo Balmer 1 00 
R Oliver . 1 00 


S imeral Doak 1 00 


Walter Laidlaw 1 00 
Small sums 2 25 


Small sums 2 15 
Total *$59 95 


Small sums 1 00 


Col by Misses Esther 
Lester an dA Isette Lane 
Small sums 3 12 
Col by Misses Cornelia 
Lynch and Lizzie 
Mitchell 
Wm Brown, sen 1 00 
Win Mitchell . 1 00 


CAMPDEN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 55 
Col by Misses Lizzie 
Moyer and Sarah Fry 
Small sums 4 25 


Total $62 74 

CAVANVILLE BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Staples 
Samuel Staples 2 00 
Rev R McCulloch .... 1 00 
David Walker 1 00 


Col by Misses Jennie 
Housser & Anna Smith 


Mrs Garnett ... . 1 00 



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BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



John Graham, jun $1 00 
Wm H Coulter 1 00 
Small sums 5 50 
Col bv Miss Matchett 
Alex* Matchett 1 00 


John Smith $1 00 
John W Spencer 1 00 
Thomas McCredie 1 00 
George Weaver 1 00 


Thos Brock $1 00 


Wm Coats, jun 1 00 
Jennie Robinson 1 00 
Small sums 10 70 


Small sums 4 70 
Rev J A F McBain . . 1 00 
H Box 1 00 


Col by the Misses Tiplady 
Mrs Humble . . . 1 00 


Richard Matchett .... 1 00 
Edward Richardson . . 1 00 
Mrs Hannah Staples. . 1 00 
David Hunter 1 00 
Abraham Carr 1 00 
Mrs Ann Matchett. ... 1 00 
Miss Sarah Matchett. . 1 00 
Small sums 8 50 
Col at public meeting... 1 64 


T Gibbings 1 00 
Small sums 6 27 
Col by Misses Rippey 
and Scott 
A S Fisher 2 00 


Small sums 4 55 
Total $26 00 

CLAREMONT BRANCH. 

Col by Mr Macnab 
Rev William Peattie. . 1 00 
Peter Macnab 1 00 


Mrs Fair 1 00 


A Matheson . . 1 00 


Mrs F McQuaig 1 00 
Neil Matheson 1 00 
Mrs J P McDonald . . 1 00 
W Hicks 1 68 


Duncan Macnab 2 00 


Total $30 64 


John Macnab 1 00 


CHELTENHAM BRANCH. 

Col by G Campbell 
Simon Plewis 2 00 
G Campbell 1 00 


John Barry 1 00 


Dr W Milne 1 00 
Mr and Mrs Joseph Bell I 00 
John Hamilton 2 00 


R Irwin and family . . 5 00 
Small sums 8 32 


J Cavan 1 00 


David S McFarlane . . 2 00 
Marian McFarlane .... 1 00 
James McFarlane 1 00 
Alfred Tracy 1 00 


Total $47 97 

COLD SPRINGS BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 4 37 
Col by T West and Jno 
Williams 
T West 2 00 


Small sums 10 30 


Col by Andrew Hender 
son and David Hender 
son 
Joseph Mothersell .... 1 00 
David Henderson 1 00 
Mrs Lyons . 1 00 


Rev T Booker 1 00 
Mrs Milne 1 00 
A McSween 1 00 


C Nrnl 1 . 1 00 


Mr Sherrard 1 00 F G Barron, MA 1 00 


Thos Lyons 1 00 


Small Sums 19 SO -Trm TTpnrlprsnn . 1 50 


Small sums 3 75 
Col by J Hall 
James Nichol ... . 2 35 


Col by Mr E Birr ell 
Miss Birrell 2 00 
EbenBirrell 2 00 
Mr and Mrs J Birrell. 1 00 
Their children . . 1 00 


Jno Pugh 1 00 


R Arnold 1 00 


Jno Williams 1 00 
Jas Sackville . 1 00 


Small sums 4 75 
Col by John Henderson, 
sen 
John Clarke 1 00 


Jno Benson . 1 00 


Mr and Mrs D Birrell. 1 00 
J E Birrell and sister. . 1 00 
Mr and Mrs J Little. . 1 00 
Mr and Mrs William 
Cochrane 1 00 


Wm Ball 2 00 


Geo Ritchie . 1 00 


Small sums 12 50 


Small sums 11 55 
Col by G Orr 
WRiddeU 1 00 


ijol by 
George Campbell 14 30 
A & D Henderson 7 75 
James Hall 7 10 


Small sums . 2 75 


M Lang 1 00 


Col by Mr Thomas 
Gostick 
Mrs Jas Whitson ....100 
Small sums 6 20 


J Ford, jun . 1 00 


Total 42 65 

CHERRYWOOD BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 35 
John Williams 1 00 
FBesser 1 00 


G Orr 1 00 


Wm Eagleson 1 00 


Small sums 7 35 
Col by J Snellgrove 
N Davidson 1 00 


Col by Mr Wm Young 
Small sums 3 68 


Col by Mr Wm Evans 
Small sums . . . 2 36 


Small sums , 75 


J McCreight 1 00 
C Petty 1 00 
T Barnard 1 00 
C Smith , 1 00 
Small sums 12 85 


Col by R Cullis 
Elijah McEvers 1 00 
Thomas Nelson 1 00 


Col by Mr E Jones 
J E Jones . . 1 00 


Small sums . . . 1 17 


Wm Hore . 1 00 


Col by Mr Wm Wilson 
Small sums 3 80 
Cot by Mr D Barkey 
Daniel Barkey 1 00 


T W Ford 1 00 




Total $22 20 

CHIPPAWA BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Maggie 
Morrison 
William Morrison 3 00 
Isaac H Allen 1 00 


Col by A Rosvear and 
John Bowman 
Mrs Ea-leson . . 1 00 


Joseph Greig 1 00 
Small sums . 4 35 


Joseph Rosvear 1 00 
Small sums 4 00 
Col by Jas Russell 
Jas Russell 1 00 


Col at public meeting . . 3 29 


John Dobbie 1 00 
Robert McCredie 1 00 
Mrs Orr 1 00 
Small sums 2 75 


Total $77 40 


CLINTON BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Eva Stevenson 
Thos Stevenson 1 00 
Mrs M McTaggart. ... 1 00 
Mrs Silas Davis 1 00 
MrsWCSearle SI 00 


J McLeod 1 00 
Wm Cruickshanks .... 1 00 
Wm Donaldson 1 00 
Small sums 6 00 


Col by Misses Glennyand 
Marshall 
Thos W Glennv . . . 1 00 




Total . . . $64 77 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



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COLUMBUS BKANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . $3 25 
Col by Misses Smith and 
Porteom 
Small sums 3 35 
Col by Misses Beath and 
Hepburn 
John Hepburn 1 00 


Small sums $4 40 


Samuel McLelland $1 00 
George Winter 1 00 
Hugh Kee 1 00 


Col by Miss King and 
Mrs Wightman 
W M Cook 1 00 


Matthew Waitefe wife. 10 00 
Small sums 5 90 
Col by Royal Grafton 
and Geo Wilson 
Jesse Watson 3 00 
Geo Wilson, jun 1 00 
Small sums 8 00 


Jno Galbraith . . . 1 00 


Rev A Cunningham . . 1 00 
Mrs. S. C Cook 1 00 
J Wightman 1 00 


Mrs Greig 1 00 


Small sums 11 00 
Col by Misses McFarlane 
and G-uthrie 
Small sums 5 75 


MissGrei" 1 50 


John Katcliff 1 00 
Small sums 3 95 


Colbn Edivard Me Bride 
Dr M H Aikins 1 00 
SmalJ sums 7 00 
Col by Charles Hunter 
James Hunter 1 00 


Col by Misses Martin 
and Ross 
James Burns 1 00 




Total $35 00 


COPETOWN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 1 60 
John Lon" 1 00 


Alex McKenzie 1 00 


Wm J Oliver 1 00 


Small sums 4 20 


Josiah Oliver 1 00 


Col by Mrs Still 
Small sums 3 90 


A M Richards 1 00 


Small sums 2 50 


John Richards 1 00 


Col by Misses Ormiston 
and Dickson 
Robert Ormiston 1 00 
Mrs J D Howden .... 1 00 
Small sums 4 90 
Col by Mrs Edmondson 
and Miss Beall 
Mrs Smith 2 00 
Rev J B Edmondson . . 1 00 
Mrs Power 1 00 


John Templer 1 00 


Total $52 40 

DOWNSVIEW BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 30 
Col by Misses R Boake 
and Brown 
John Jackson & sisters 4 00 
E W McDonald 1 00 


Jane Kitchen 1 25 


M C L Kitchen 1 00 
Nelson Behimer 1 00 
Geo G Kitchen 1 00 
Holland Waugh 1 00 
Small sums . 23 22 


Total $34 07 

CULLODEN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 63 
Daniel Ruckle ... . 1 00 


Robert Bull 1 00 
Mrs S Little John . 1 00 


William Jackson, jun. 1 00 
George Jackson 1 00 
Mrs Thomas Jackson.. 1 00 
William Duncan 1 00 
William Magee 1 00 


L P Grass 1 00 
R A Skirving 2 00 


Mrs Doidge 1 00 


Hiram Best . . 1 00 


Small sums 10 30 


John Switzer 1 00 


Col by Misses Shand and 
and Magner 
James Shand 1 00 
Mrs G Masson . . 1 00 


Mr Sands 1 00 


Ignatius W Magee. ... 1 00 
Small sums . . 4 50 


Small sums 1 75 
William Agur .10 00 


Col by Miss A Bull and 
Mr Fred Brown 
J P Bull 1 00 


Small sums 3 25 


Mrs Cox 1 00 


J H Reid . . 1 00 


Small sums 2 85 


Col by Geo Smith .... 5 20 
John Alison 1 00 


John Goulding . . 1 00 


Total $56 20 

CONNOE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 15 
Robert Lee . . 1 00 


William Boake 1 00 


Small sums . . 4 75 


Robert Clarke 1 00 
Mrs Wardlaw . . 1 00 


Wm Thomson 1 00 


Col by Merrin Cody 
Small sums . 4 50 


William Smithson .... 1 00 
Henry Wardlaw 1 00 


Matthew Cobean 1 00 
Joseph Leggett 1 00 


Col bv Clara and Eliza 
Ruckle 
Small sums 3 24 
Col by Miss Elliott 
Small sums . . 2 00 


Mrs S Stewart 1 00 
Mr Lackie . . 1 00 


Mr Parsons . . 1 00 


James Guest 1 00 


Mrs Bridgland 1 00 


Samuel Reany 1 00 
David Reany 1 25 


John Boake, sen 1 00 




Small sums . 3 80 


Elizabeth Livingston . . 1 00 
John Chapman 1 00 


Tntal $42 32 




DALSTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 74 
Rev GM Brown 2 00 
Frank Jamieson 1 00 
Wm Johnson 1 00 


Total $36 60 


James Hamilton 1 00 


DRUMMONDVILLE BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Craigie 
Rev R Acheson 2 00 


Margaret Hamilton ... 1 00 
Jno T Connor 1 00 


John Kidd 1 00 


Mrs Craigie 2 00 


Small sums 10 35 


Total $4 74 


Geo White ... 2 00 




Harrison C Mewburn . . 1 00 
Mrs H C Mewburn ... 1 00 
Mrs Oswald 1 00 


Total . $24 75 


DERRY WEST BRANCH. 

Col by Wm Duncan and 
Wm Gardner 
Joseph Gardner 2 00 


COOKSVILLE BRANCH 

Col at public meeting. . 97 
Col by Misses N Wilcox 
and Watson 5 80 
Col by W. H Falconer 
W T Brown 1 03 
W H Falconer . . . 1 00 


L McPherson ... 1 00 


Mrs Clark . 1 00 


Mrs Smith 1 00 
George Duncan 1 00 
John Leary 2 00 
W R Wright . . . 2 00 


Small sums 17 75 


Col by Mrs Law and Miss 
Pew 
Mrs I A Law . . , . 1 00 



48 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Mrs T Pew . . $1 00, Small sums S9 00 


Mrs Watson $1 00 
Mr Simpson 1 00 
Mrs J C Davis 1 00 
Mrs Geo Sime 1 00 
Mrs F Stevenson 1 00 
Mrs J F Smith 1 00 


Mr McKarlie 1 0( 


ICol by James Kitley 
James Kitely . ... 5 00 


Small sums . 4 4] 


Col by Miss C Kalar and 
Mrs Anson Garner 
Mrs Anson Garner 1 00 
Mr. Hutt 1 00 


William McKinly .... 1 00 
i Small sums 9 40 


Total 37 47 


Miss Cook 4 00 


Mrs H Kalar 1 00 
Small sums 3 50 
Col by Misses Gray and 
Currie 
Mr Gray 1 00 


DUNBARTON BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Helen Par 
ker 
John Parker 4 00 
Mrs Parker 2 00 
George Parker 1 00 
WmDunbar 4 00 


Samuel Waltho 1 00 


H Asher . . 1 00 


R Smithers 1 00 
Rev Balmer 1 00 
T Q Hamilton 1 00 


Mrs Cruikshank 2 00 
Mrs Glasgow 1 00 
Geo McClive . . 1 00 


Robert Nimmo .... 1 00 


A Brownson 1 00 
C Wilson . 1 00 


Rev Alex Kennedy . . 3 00 
Mrs Kennedy 1 00 
Small sums 2 60 


John McClive 4 00 


Mrs Samuel Amsden . . 1 00 
Small sums 17 85 
Col by Miss G Law son 
John LathweM 1 00 
Henry Marshall 1 00 
Wm Grant 1 00 
Small sums . . 4 95 


A McClive . 1 00 


R McClive 1 00 


Colby Miss Helen Brown 
John Oddie . . 1 00 


L Murray 1 00 
H Chambers 1 00 


Robert Smith 1 00 
"Wm Geriion 1 00 


E Dewit . ... 1 00 


Small sums 4 05 
Col by Miss Lemon 
Mrs B Corwin 1 00 
Mrs Spence 1 00 


Small sums 6 60 
Col by Misses White and 
Holmes 
Jonathan Holmes .... 1 00 
Mrs White 1 00 


Col by Mrs Thompson 
and Miss A Thrush 
Small sums 4 95 

Total -393 46 

EDEN MILLS BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Duffield 
and Head 
Mrs Charles Head .... 1 00 
Mrs H Sunley 1 00 


Mrs Lemon 1 00 


Small sums 5 30 


Mrs Gilmer 1 00 
Mrs McConachie 1 00 


Col by Misses Arnold and 
Hoover 
Mr Lovell 5 00 


Mrs Nisbet 1 00 
Mr & Mrs Holiday. ... 1 00 
John Mclntosh 1 00 
Small sums 4 70 
Col by Miss Jeanie Greig 
Mrs John Buchan .... 1 00 
Mrs William Greig.... 1 00 
Small sums 5 75 


Mr Woodruff 2 00 
A Friend 1 00 


Mrs Taylor 1 00 


Mrs Phin 1 00 
Mrs Auld 1 00 


Rev J A F McBain ... 1 00 
Mrs Ladshaw 1 00 


Michael Cummins 1 00 
Small sums 6 60 
Col by Misses McFarlane 
and M Argo 
James Argo . 2 00 


Mr Dickie 1 00 


Miss Falconbridge 1 00 
Mrs Nichol . 1 00 


Total . $46 60 


Rev J Ridley 1 00 
Mrs McBain 1 00 


DUNNVILLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meetings. 7 36 
Col by Wm Cook and M 
Gash 
Wm Cook 5 00 


Samuel McFarlane .... 1 00 
G Barnet 1 00 
Small sums 3 69 


Mrs Arnold 1 00 


Small sums 7 34 
Col by Miss Rysdale 
Mrs Lewis 2 00 


Col by Misses Davidson 
and M Hamsay 
Allan Ramsay " 1 00 


R G Murdy 1 00 

M Gash . . 1 00 


Mrs Tupper 1 00 


Rev Jno Roberts 1 00 
H Pearce 1 00 


Rev Mr Desbrow . . . . 1 00 


J A Davidson 2 00 


Small sums 1 25 
Col by Misses Hood and 
Moote 
John Hood 1 00 


Small sums 11 20 


Mrs Forbes 1 00 


Mrs Duncan 1 00 
Mrs James Lewis 2 00 
Mr Chadwick 2 00 


Total $32 49 

EGMONDVILLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 5 00 
Col by James Houston 
James Houston 1 00 
John Lawrence 1 00 


A Boyle 1 00 


Mr Clark . . 1 00 


John Armour .... 1 00 


Small sums 5 80 


Mrs Abram Thewles . . 1 00 
Mr- 1 00 




Total .... $111 15 


John Bell . 1 00 


Small sums 3 10 
Col by Andrew Story 
John Cumming 1 QQ 
Small sums 2 99 
Col by Wm Payne 
Wm Payne 1 00 
Wm McConnell 1 00 
Robert McCartney 1 00 
Small sums 2 40 
Col by Daniel Clark 
Samuel Carnochan .... 1 00 
Rev John B Scott .... 1 00 


DRAYTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 05 
Col by Misses Healey 
and Hodson 
Almon Healey 1 00 


RW Young 1 00 
Small sums 6 40 
Col by Miss Smithers and 
Mrs Benson 
Small sums 6 70 


John Montgomery 1 00 
Simon Wood Fawcett. 2 00 
Small sums 6 02 
Ool by Misses Grose and 
Morris 
Thomas Hambly 1 00 


Col by Miss Cook and 
Mrs Smith 
Rev Geo Brown 1 00 


Rev James Beakie .... 2 00 
Wm Braund 2 00 
Mrs W Braund 1 00 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Daniel Clark $1 00 
Thomas Hills 1 00 


Small sums . $1 50 


James Henderson .... $1 00 
John Godfrey & Son . . 1 00 
A Friend . . . . 1 00 


Col by Misses McEachern 
and Morrison 
John Morrison 1 00 
Dugald McEachern ... 1 00 
Dugald Morrison . 1 00 


Small sums 3 50 


Col by Wm McGeoch 
Wm McGeoch 1 00 


J M Shaw 1 00 


Rev T and Mrs Cobb . . 1 50 
Rev A D Macdonald. . 2 00 
Mr and Mrs Boyle 1 00 
John Smith &. Co .... 1 00 
Joseph Townsend .... 1 00 
Small sums 17 21 


Mr Towers 1 00 
H M Chesney 1 00 
Mrs John Gemmell . . 1 00 
Small sums 2 05 
Col by John Hannah 
Small sums 2 25 


Jno Torry 1 00 


Jno Brown 1 00 


Donald McEachern ... 1 00 
Alex McEachern 1 00 
Rev Alex McKay and 
family 4 00 


Col by Mrs J G Somers 
and Mrs. G Middleton 
Garvin Middleton . . . . 2 00 
J G Somers 1 00 
Mrs Thomson ... 1 00 


Total $35 29 

ELDON BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Euphemia 
and Sarah Macintyre 
Donald Macintyre .... 1 00 
Duncan Macintyre 1 00 
Small sums . 2 05 


Small sums 5 50 


Col by Miss Flora Smith 
Arch Smith 1 00 


Hugh McEachern 1 00 
Mrs G C Smith 1 00 
Mrs A Smith . 1 00 


Mrs Sinclair . 1 00 


William Kerr 2 00 
Rev J G Macgregor . . 1 00 
Miss Menzies 1 00 


Small sums 2 50 


Col by Misses Ann Me- 
Fadyen and Flm*(t Mc- 
Douyall 
Small sums . 4 30 


Col by Misses Williamson 
and McFarlane 
Janet Williamson 1 00 


Rev J Middlemiss 1 00 
Dr Paget 1 00 
Small sums .... 7 50 


Mrs H McEachern. ... 1 00 
Margaret McEachern.. 1 00 
Small sums . 3 00 


Col by Miss Somers 
Charles Haslam 4 00 
Mrs Snyder 1 00 


Col by Misses Ann Mc- 
Intyre and Sarah 
Campbell 
Andrew Mclntyre 1 00 
Small sums . 1 00 


Col by Miss Sarah Cameron 
Donald McEachern ... 1 00 
Small sums . 3 85 


Moses Douglas 1 00 


Small sums 4 73 


Col by Misses Wissfer 
and Simpson 
Small sums 4 55 
Col by Mrs Lamb and 
Miss Carder 
Joseph Carder 2 00 
Charles Keeling 1 00 
Small sums 5 35 


Col by Misses Mary Mc- 
Pherson and Sarah 
Jane Stuart 
John McArthur 1 00 




Total $78 40 


ELIMVILLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 86 
Col by Misses Hind and 
Halls 

GPA Hind 1 00 


A C Campbell 1 OQ 
Jas Stuart 1 00 


D Sinclair 1 00 


G Campbell 1 00|W C Beer 1 00 


Col by Misses Watt and 
Watson 
George Sutherland 2 00 
John Waddle 1 00 
Alex Watt 1 00 
Small sums . ... 4 42 


Small sums .... 5 70 


Thomas Jaques 1 00 


Col by Misses Ann Cam 
eron and Flora Mc 
Donald 
Small sums ... 5 40 


Wm Miner, jun 1 00 
JohnPym 1 00 
A Taylor 1 00 


Small sums 3 50 
Col by Misses Andrew 
and Werry 
Thos Werry" sen 1 00 


Col by Misses Elizabeth 
Jackson and Catherine 
A Smith 
Donald Jackson 1 00 


Col by Misses Skinner 
and Crawford 
J & W Watt . . . 1 00 


W Perkin 1 00 Small sums 7 20 


Neil McEachern 1 00 
Small sums . . 1 00 


John Halls 1 00 


Col by Mrs Brandon 
and Miss Jennie Duf 
John Falkner 1 00 
JohnMair 1 00 
Rev John Duff 1 00 


James Halls 1 00 
S P Halls 1 00 
Small sums 3 47 


Col by Misses Margaret 
Smith and Flora A 
Me Arthur 
Hugh Smith 1 00 
Mrs Ranald McEachern 1 00 
Dugald Gillespie ... 1 00 


Col by Misses Cottle and 
Whitlock 
Small sums 3 64 


William Branders .... 1 00 
James Young . . 1 00 
William Gibbon 1 00 


Col by Misses Shute and 
Perkin 
Small sums . 1 02 


Small sums . . 2 75 


Joseph Geddes 1 00 


Col by Misses Cathrine 
McLeodand Christina 
Currie 
John Currie 1 00 
Donald Currie 1 00 
John Spencer 1 00 


James Burnett 1 00 
Thomas Gray 1 00 
Small sums 9 75 


Col by Misses Taylor and 
Horn 
Small sums . . 4 45 


Col by Misses Farley and 
Letson 
Rev John Davidson . . 2 00 
Dr W Wallace 1 00 




Total $27 08 


John Smith 1 00 


ELORA BRANCH. 

Col by Mrs G- Thomson 
and Mrs Walker 
George Barron 4 00 


Small sums. 1 85 


Col by Misses McPherson 
and Stuart 
Alexander McPherson 1 00 
Andrew McPherson. . . 1 00 


John McGowan 1 00 
Small sums 8 65 


Charles Clarke 1 00 


Col by Miss Hall 
John Gale... . 1 00 


A McBride . . 1 00 



oO 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



William Short $1 00 Andrew Gregory $1 00| Col by D L Streight 

Small sums 5 90 Thomas Taylor 1 00 T Montgomery $1 00 

Col by Misses Burnett John Moody 2 OO J Ward 1 00 

and Hunter (Robert Moody 1 OOlSmall sums 3 16 

Mrs Hunter . . , . 2 00 James Gardhouse . . . 1 00 



Alex Burnett 

John Hunter 

A McCrea 

Sam Burnett 

John Hill 

John Burnett 

Thomas Marshall . 



2 OOjMr Applebee 

1 



100 Total $6118 

00 Mr Dalton 1 00 EXETER BRANCH. 

1 00 Rich Thomas 1 00 Col by Misses Kilpatrick 

1 00 Mr Moody 1 00 and Swinerton 

1 00 Henry Thomas 1 00 Mrs Anderson 1 00 

1 00 James Robinson 1 00 Mr Trick 1 00 

1 00 Thomas Moody 1 00 Small sums 8 95 

Small sums 5 65 James Bowman 1 00 Col by Mrs Samwell and 

Col by Mrs Betzner and John Ackrow 1 00 Miss Hyndman 

Miss Hanna Joseph Rowntree 1 00 Mrs Kilpatrick 2 50 

David Betzner 1 00 Rev Jas Brooks 1 00 Mrs McNab 1 00 

Calten Amy 1 00 George Betteridge 1 00 Mrs John Gould 1 00 

Mrs Bosomworth 1 00 J Dixon 1 00 Mrs Wm Bawden .... 1 00 

Small sums 4 25 Robert Stonehouse 1 00 Mrs Holmes 1 00 

Col by Misses Roberts E A Stonehouse 1 00 Mrs Wm Landers .... 1 00 

and Pritchard W Foote 1 00 Mrs Strathy 1 00 

Thos & Hugh Pritchard J Foote 1 00 Mrs Boulton 1 00 

Mrs James and Thomas Miss Foote 1 OQ Small sums 16 01 

Whitelaw 1 50 Peter Wardlaw 1 00 Col by Mrs Bell and 

Small sums 6 75 Thomas Peters 1 00 Mrs Boutlon 

Col by Misses A Faskin Thos Bolton 1 00 Mrs Samwell 1 00 

and Garms A Friend 1 00 Mrs Js Pickard 1 00 

Mr and Mrs Gibbon . . 2 00|Mrs Baldock 1 00 Mrs Robert Pickard . . 1 00 

George Watson 1 OOlMrs Smith 1 00 Mr Skinner 1 00 

Geo Faskin and Son . . 1 25 Isaac Maxwell, sen 1 00 Rev Mr Whitlock 1 00 

Small sums 7 25;John Kellam 1 00 Richard Pickard 1 00 



Colby Misses Carder and 
Leslie 

Mrs Leslie 

George McKenzie .... 

Small sums 

Colby Misses Cameron 



W A Wall 1 00 Small sums 

William Wood I00\0olby Misses Elliot and 

1 OOJSmall sums 27 65i Stone 

1 00 
3 90 



..12 35 



Wm Kilpatrick 1 00 Col at public meeting . . 5 00 Small sums 4 60 

Mrs James Reynolds. . 1 00 Col by A McFarlane 
Small sums 5 75 Walter McFarlane 



Col by Miss E Patmore 

Small sums 

Col by Miss Hall 
Small sums . , 



Wm Ward 1 00 Mrs Trivitt 1 00 

5 75 James Ward . 1 00 Small sums . . .10 76 



Col at public meeting . . 4 
Colby 



34 



RevF Ryan 1 00 

Total 865 15 Mr Back . . 1 00 



SOUTH ETOBICOKE BRANCH. 



Col by Mrs Trivitt 
2 00 Mr Trivitt . . . 2 00 



A McFarlane 
3 25 Small sums . . 

Col bySW Bighai 



4 00 
3 22 



Total $198 06 Mr & Mrs Bigham. . . . 3 00 Mrs Cornish 1 00 

ERAMOSA BRANCH. Small sums . . 7 75 Wm Stoneman . . . 1 00 



Colby J Hudson 



Rev H C Cooper 2 00 Small sums 



Joseph Wood 15 25 J Hudson 1 00 

James Collis 3 40 Small sums 4 00 

Felix Frewrer 6 75 Colby A E Mather 

John Dickinson 4 10 A Friend 2 00 

Peter McKnee 3 89 A E Mather 1 00 

James Mutrie 2 00 H Gracey 1 00 



Walter Swanston 4 SOiGeo Pearson, 

James Peters 22 72JSmall sums . 

James Chambers 2 75 j Col by J Moore 



1 00 



George Dryden 

Henry Scott 

William Armstrong 
Robert S Armstrong 



3 75 J Moore 1 00 



B V Elliot.., . 1 00 



Col by Misses Harvey, 



Blatchford, 
and Keddy 



Cornish 



J Blatchford, sen 1 00 



.13 40 



Col by Miss Bella Hicks 1 13 



Col by Misses Down and 

Snell 4 

Col by Misses Butts and 



35 



Trayne 
Col by Misses 



3 55 



Popple- 



stone and Coggins 



2 65 Mrs Thomas Allo way.. 1 00 
Small sums 5 58 



Col in 



. O < <J U J.TJ.UU 

.13 501 Small sums 2 50 Eden last year after ac- 

. 2 OOltfo I by P B Shaver counts were closed . . 5 07 

.13 50; Small sums . . 3 15 Bible Christian Church 6 82 

\ColbyJThompson i Episcopal Church 369 

Total $102 45sF Hendry 1 OOj Methodist Church .... 1 10 

NORTH ETOBICOKE BRANCH. J Marshall 1 OOj 

0! at public meeting. . 3 SOlSmall sums 5 75l Total $124 86 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



51 



PENELLA BEANCH 1875. 



Col at public meeting . . $0 70 James Ross 



Col by George Kennedy 

and Thomas Butters 
Rev W Me Williams . 

Small sums 

Col by Geo Kennedy 

George Kennedy 

Mrs Cambell . . 



Per Miss Ross 



Small sums 5 

\ Per Alex Munro 

1 OOiPeter Dow 1 

2 25 Alex Wilkie... . 1 

Mrs D Wilkie 1 

1 00 Small sums 6 

1 00 Per Miss Rennie 



Small sums 5 25 Rob Wilkie . . . 1 



Col by Alex Rusell 
William Thompson 



1 00 



Small sums 6 75 



G-eo Stewart 1 

J & P Rennie 3 

Jas Currie ... .1 



James Yule 1 00 A Richards 1 

Mrs Hicks 1 001 Small sums 6 

Alex Kennedy 1 00 Per James Young 

Small sums 4 81 Wm Rennie 2 

Col by Misses Rusell 
and Cross 



William Russell . . . 1 00 Small sums 



Charles Tailing 



1 00 



Jas Milne 1 

J C Ross . . . . 2 



Per Miss Burns 



Small sums 6 85 G S Armstrong 2 

Interest 3 40lSmall sums 6 

- Per Andrew Gerrie 



Total 39 01 James Wilkie 1 

PENELLA BEANCH 1876. Small sums 4 

Col at public meeting. . 2 l2\Per Alex Mclnnes 

Col by Misses Fergusson | Small sums 5 



Miss D Fordyce $2 00 

00 Small sums 18 23 

72 Per Schools in Fergus 

High School, Mr. Poole. 1 00 

25 Pupils 2 15 

50 Public School (First 

00 Division) 2 79 

55 Public School (Second 

Division) 21 

00 Public School (Third 

00 Division) 2 33 

00 Public School (Fourth 

00 Division) 49 

00 Col at public meeting 
00 (United Service, 7 

Nov. 1875) 13 72 

00 Col at United Prayer 
00 Meetings (throiighout 

00 the year) 10 60 

10 

Total $226 77 

00 GAEAFEAXA BEANCH. 

21 Col at public meeting. . 2 
Colby Alex Wray 

00 Alex Wray 1 00 

53 W T Blyth 1 00 



and Russell 
Edwin Macklin 



Per Wm Broadfoot 
1 00 Small sums 



Duncan Currie . 
00 Dr Tamblyn 



J-UU.W111 4JULOVA-LLU J- WIKjUltfeU O U.1J.1& ..., O 

W Thos Parker 2 00 Col in Fergus- 
Rev Mr Brooking 1 00 Per Mr sM off at and Miss 

William Russell ; 1 00 Watt 

Mr Jaynes 1 00 Mrs G D Fergusson . . . 1 

Rev H Peake 1 00 Small sums 9 

Small sums 4 31 Per Mrs Smellie and 

Col by George Kennedy 
and Thomas Butters 



Rev Mr Macwilliam . . 1 00 Mrs Argo 

Small sums 8 60 Miss Argo. . . . 

Col by Miss Taylor, Rob 

Harston and W T 

Parker 
Small sums.. ..10 31 



Miss Whitt 
A I Argo 2 

1 

Mrs Whitt 1 

Rev G Smellie 1 

Small sums 5 

Per Miss Fordyce and 
Mrs Castell 

Total $33 34| Jas Argo 4 

FEEGUS BEANCH. |Wm Castell 2 

|C Powney 1 

4 
2 

Mrs Cadenhead 2 

Henry Michie 4 

A Barnett and family.. 1 00 Mrs Groves 1 



Col at annual meeting 

12th Nov. 1875 4 38|G D Fergusson 

Col in Nichol and Gara- | A S Cadenhead 

fraxa 
Per Miss Rettie 



J Rettie and family . . 
F Cassidy 
D Black.. 



1 29 Jas Wilson 1 

1 00 Mrs Barker 2 

1 00 Jno Beattie 1 

Small sums 5 71 Rev J B Mullan 3 

Per Wm Clark Small sums 15 

Wm Clark 1 00 Per Mrs Minnie and 

G C Hamilton 1 00 Mrs Barker 

Small sums 2 40 Dr Orton 1 

Per Miss Cunningham.. R Phillips 1 

Small sums 5 70 Jno Ironside 2 

Per Miss McColm Alex Taylor 1 

John Muir 1 00 John Minnie 1 

Small sums 7 45 A D Fordyce 5 



John Hill 
25 R Y Blyth 

Dr Thorn 

Thomas Chisholm 

W E Leighbourn . . 
00 Rev W Millican 
06 Small sums 6 74 

Col by Wm Louttit 

Small sums 4 14 

00 Col by Alex Dyce 

00 Small sums 3 24 

00 Col by James Imlay 

00 Mrs James Imlay .... 1 00 

00 Small sums 2 48 

15 Col by James McKee 

Small sums 4 50 

Col by John Esson 

00 Small sums .*.... 2 67 

00 Col by Thomas Goodall 

00 Small sums 4 54 

00 Col by Robert Beachen 

00 Small sums 3 77 

00 Col by Samuel Bellamy 

00 Small sums 3 28 

00 

00 Total $49 02 

00 GEORGETOWN BEANCH. 

00 Col at public meeting. . 
00 Colby Misses Barber and 
00 Bur chill 

George Anderson 1 00 

T D Matheson 2 00 

00 L W Goodenough .... 1 00 

00 Dr Starr 1 Of 

00 H McKay 1 00 

00 Thomas Ruston 1 00 

00 Jas Barber 1 00 

00 Small sums . . . .17 34 



52 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Col by Misses Isabella 
Barber and Hardie 
John R Barber $2 00 


Thomas Harris 82 00 
George Allan 1 00 


George Muir $1 00 
Thomas Muir 1 00 


Small sums 5 90 


Small sums 1 50 
Total $22 20 


James Barber 2 00 


Colby 
Misses Vellie and Sco- 
john . 4 66 


Joseph Barber 1 00 


Small sums 5 95 


HAGERSVILLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 02 
Chas Hager 2 00 
S W Howard 2 00 


Col by Misses McGregor 
and Orr 
Rev Robert Ewing. ... 1 25 
Isabella Pringle 1 00 
John B Davfoot . . . 1 00 


Misses Porter and 
Mitchell ... 1 85 


Misses Wilson and Mc- 
Kee ... 3 50 


Jos Seymour 1 00 
W Bedford 1 00 


Total $27 04 


Rev Henry Cocks .... 1 00 
Small sums 4 50 


Browne & Shannon .... 1 00 
Maria Midford 1 00 
Chas Ward 1 00 
Mrs T Wood 1 00 


GREENBANK BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 72 
George Flint 1 00 


Col by Misses Unsworth 
and Rose 
Thomas Swain 1 00 


Timothy E Cragg .... 1 00 
Alexander Jameson . . 1 00 
John Michie 1 00 


Mrs Proud 1 00 


Thomas Rose 1 00 
Dr W Freeman 1 00 
Samuel Phillips 1 00 
Rev Mr Unsworth .... 1 00 
P T McCollum . . 1 00 


John Lewis 1 00 
S M Moore 1 00 


Mrs A Lesk 1 00 
JohnLesk 1 00 
Small sums 18 62 


P E Jones, MD . 1 00 


HByers 1 00 
Mrs Colling 1 00 
John Porter 1 00 
Thomas Harrison .... 1 00 
Small sums 24 00 

Total $44 02 

HALIBURTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 4 46 
A Niven . . 1 00 


Small sums 13 05 


Col by Misses Lindsay 
and Shanks 
John Lindsay 1 00 
Thomas Gowan 1 00 


Total $28 34 

GREENWOOD BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 5 26 
Col by Miss Nina Red 
man 
Alexander Mackie 2 00 
Matthew Gould 1 00 
James Hortop 1 00 


Small sums 2 80 


Col by Misses Shanks 
and Nichol 
Alex Kennedy 1 00 


Small sums 5 25 


Small sums 3 29 


James Rogers 1 00 


Col by Misses M Cook 
and Nichol 
Mrs Geo Cook 1 00 
Small sums 3 19 


Richard Brignell . . 1 00 


Total $10 71 

HAMPTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 57 
H Elliott, sen . 1 00 


Henry Wilson 1 00 
Small sums 9 62 
Col by Misses Brown 
and Wilson 
William Gibson 1 00 


Col by Misses Lindsay 
and Henderson 
A Henderson . 1 00 


Thomas Fowke 1 00 
R H Bunt 1 00 


Richard Wilson . 1 00 


J R Tavis . . 1 00 


N Lindsay 1 00 


Alexander Brown .... 1 00 
Clarkson Rogers 2 00 
Charles C Goode I 00 
Small sums 3 90 


Wm Elford, sen 1 00 
Mrs Knapp 1 00 
Rev E Barras 2 00 
G Kerslake 1 00 
M J Cryderman 1 00 
C W Smith 1 00 


MrsDrMcCulloch.... 1 00 
George Burt 1 00 
Mrs Bessy 1 00 


Smith Bessy 1 00 


Col by Misses Gibson 
and Jackson 
George S Gibson . . . 1 00 


Mrs James Lindsay . . 1 00 
Small sums 2 25 

Col by Misses Mary Ann 
Scott and Cross 
David Cross ... 1 00 


Small sums 9 21 


George Wilson 1 00 


Rev Mr Richardson . . 1 00 
Samuel Sommerville . . 1 00 
Small sums 5 42 


Total $25 13 

HASTINGS BRANCH. 

Col at annual meeting. . 6 36 
John Blacklock 2 00 
Ashton Fletcher 2 00 
Joseph A Fife 2 00 


Mr Tweedle 1 00 


John Murray 1 00 
James Hortop 1 00 


Total $41 20 


John Johnston 1 00 


GRIMSBY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 20 
Col by Mrs Howe 1 00 
Brock Palmer 1 00 


Small sums 8 50 


R W Clarke 1 00 
Henry Humphries .... 1 00 
Jas S Fowlds 1 00 
W JFowlds 2 00 
John B 1 00 
John Peters 1 00 
WmHogg 1 00 
A Davidson 1 00 
HMFoulds 2 00 
Small sums 23 70 


Thomas Ruston 10 00 


Total $119 00 


Small sums 1 35 
Col by Mrs Murray and 
Miss Moore 
Rev J G Murray 2 00 
MrsWEMillward.... 1 00 
Rev Mr Phelps 1 00 
J Woolverton, M.D.. 4 00 
Wm Forbes 1 00 
D Palmer 1 00 


GLENALLAN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 13 
Col by Mrs Sutherland 
and Mrs Dr Wright 
Wm S Sutherland .... 1 00 
Dr Dinoman 1 00 


WC Wright 1 00 
Hugh McLachlan .... 2 00 
Mrs McGill 1 00 
Rev Mr Brvant . . 1 00 




Total $48 06 

HIBBERT BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 4 81 


Small sums 4 15 


Colbu Mrs G Muir 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Col by Robert Barbour 
Small sums SO 50 
Col by Misses Webb and 
McDougaU 
Mrs G Miller J 00 


D Williams $2 00 


INNISFIL BRANCH. 

Col by R Robertson 
Small sums $2 40 


W McNall . . 1 00 


R Thompson 1 00 


Mrs Vanstone 1 00 
E Symons 1 00 


Col by J Crispin and 
Miss Duncan 
Small SUKIS 3 10 


Small sums 5 87 
Col by Misses Hotham 
and Me Doug all 
Richard Hotham 1 00 


Small sums 9 00 


Col by Misses Woods and 
A Dunn 12 79 
Col by Misses McMurtry 
and Thompson 6 00 
Col by Misses M Patter 
son and S J Smith 
Wm Patterson 1 00 
John Dixon 1 00 


Colby J S Hastings and 
Miss McCullough 
John S Hastings 1 00 
Wm McCullough .... 1 00 
Robert Little 1 00 


Small sums 3 60 


Col by Walter McNicol 
Rev P Scott 2 00 


Small sums 6 95 


Small sums 5 30 


Colby A Reid and Miss 
Moore 
Small sums 5 80 


Col by Misses Gilkspie 
and Hogarth 
Peter Campbell 1 00 
Small sums 6 90 


C S Pedley 1 00 


Mr Ferguson 1 00 


Col by J Lennox and 
Miss McDonald 
Mrs Wightman 1 00 
Richard Boyes 1 00 


Small sums 8 78 


Col by Misses Mary Ann 
Cruise and Mary Ann 
Hutchinson 
Mr Jamison 1 00 


Total . $31 98 


HIGHLAND CREEK BRANCH. 

Rev John Fletcher 1 00 
Thos Stephenson . . . 1 00 


John S Lucas 1 00 


John Lennox 1 00 
Small sums 6 00 


Mrs Dodds 1 00 
Small sums .10 20 
James Gray 1 25 


Wm Stephenson 1 00 
Small sums 24 92 


Col by Mr KeU, jtin, and 
Miss Lynn 
Small sums 4 65 




Col by Misses J Treiv 
and M Strong . . 2 60 


Total $27 92 


Col by John Todd and 
Miss Hughes 
Small sums 4 13 


HILLSBURG BRANCH. 

Col by C Robinson 
John Byrne 1 50 


Col by Misses Martha 
Ferguson and Sarah 
Wilson 2 40 




Rev D Strachan 1 00 
Rev Mr Graham 1 00 
H Meldrum 1 00 




Total $40 03 


Total $101 04 


JERSEYVILLE BRANCH. 

J R Howell . . 2 00 


INNERKIP BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Scott and 
Mvrdick 
James Scott 1 00 


D McMurchy 1 00 


Hugh Morwick 2 00 
Isaiah Weaver 1 00 
G M and M J Howell.. 3 00 
Rev R Bell 1 00 


Small sums 3 59 


Col by Wm Dickson 
Wm Dickson . 1 00 


Small sums 5 30 


Small sums 1 25 


Col by Miss Hubel 
Small sums 3 95 


Nelson Howell and wife 1 00 
H Howell 1 00 


Total $11 7u 


Col by Misses Hotson 
and Gillespie 
James Hotson 1 00 


John L Swartz 1 00 


HOLLAND LANDING BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 2 65 
George Sweegy ... 2 00 


Small sums 7 00 


Total . . . $19 00 


Mrs Moore 1 00 
Robert McLean 1 00 


Albert Wilson 1 00 
Small sums 7 35 

Total ... $13 00 


KINLOUGH BRANCH. 

James Agnew 1 00 
A T Campbell 1 00 


George Hart 1 00 


Small sums 4 10 


Col by Misses Thompson 
and PUion 
Alexander Hill 1 00 
Small sums 7 00 


John Ryan 1 00 


HOPE BRANCH.. 

Col by Misses Mary Jane 
and Grace Eastcott 
and Miss MiUigan 
A Montgomery 1 00 


Rev W Graham 1 25 


Wm Malcolm 1 00 
Small sums 15 85 


Col by Misses Me Co 1 1 
and Ross 
Small sums 2 27 


W Holdenby 1 00 
C Keys 1 00 


Small sums 8 32 
Col by Misses E Box and 
Ida H Peters 
Jas Lewis .... 1 00 


Small sums . . . 4 70 


Col by Miss Brown and 
Mrs Heath 
Charles Vincent 1 00 




Total $27 80 

KINTORE BRANCH. 

Co Iby 
Misses Campbell and 
Fraser 6 52 


N Peters 1 00 


Robert Pettigrew .... 1 00 
Small sums 11 70 


Small sums 2 25 


Col by MisscsWilson and 
Noble .. . 14 45 


Col by Misses Nichol and 
and Patton 
John Gillespie 1 00 


Misses Sims & Phillips. 6 45 
Misses Lament and 
Henderson 4 19 


Col by Misses A Oakley 
and Grimison 
Rev Mr Hurley 4 00 


James Gillespie .... 1 00 


Mrs Gillespie 1 00 

Miss Gillespie 1 00 


Misses Smith and Mc- 
Murray .... 7 60 


S Naylor 1 00 


John Giles 1 00 


Small sums 4 95 


Misses House and Ross 4 20 






Samuel Jacobs . . , . 1 00 


Total $51 27 


Total $28 96 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Included in ike above 
Joseph McMurray $1 0( 
Robert Eldon 1 00 


JW Crooks $1 00 


Small sums $8 05 


A McKee, jun 1 00 
Small sums 6 40 


Col by Misses Bryson 
and McMurchy 
Rev Geo Haigh 1 00 
Joseph Wood 1 00 


John Douglas 1 00 
Walter Ross . 1 00 


Col by Jas Mann 
James Stubbs 1 00 
Messrs Kelly & Son ... 1 00 
Small sums . 10 70 


KIPPEN BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Phillips 
Geo Thomson, sen .... 1 OC 
Samuel Thomson 1 00 
Small sums 3 75 


Small sums 7 15 


Col by Misses Love &Ross 
Robert Ross 1 00 


Colby J Garbutt., jun 
Small sums 2 75 
Col by J Garbutt, sen 
J Garbutt, sen . . 2 00 


Thos Lawson 1 00 


James McCallum .... 2 00 
A L Gillies 1 00 


Col by James Smillie 
Rev Hugh Cameron . . 1 OC 
Small sums 5 75 


Samuel McKibbon 2 00 
Small sums 1 75 


Jas Marsh 1 00 


Jas Jenkins ] 00 


Lolby Robert Anderson 
Small sums 2 70 
Col by George Flews 
Small sums 5 12 
Col by John Doig 
Small sums 3 35 


Col by C A Boulton 
Rev Mr Everest 2 00 


Mrs Carmichael 1 00 
Norman Carmichael . . 1 00 
John Dickinson 1 00 
Small sums 11 50 


Mrs Boulton 1 00 


Dr Fraser . 1 00 


j C Sherin 1 00 




J Griffin 1 00 


Total . . . $58 00 


Col by Walter Hanson 
Small sums . . 2 00 


S Sherin 1 00 


LITTLE BRITAIN BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Julia Broad 

"R. "R 1 Whit.fisirlps 1 00 


Rev A Richards 1 00 
Dr Bell 1 00 


Col by Thos Brown 50 


G R Shields 1 OOl-TnVin TViV 1 on 


Total $26 17 

KIRKTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 17 
Alex Kirk 1 00 
Colby 
Misses Miranda Kirk 
and L Tufts 4 53 
Misses Cath Brethour 
and Sarah Switzer . . 4 15 
Misses Alice Mary Thier 
and Eliza Ann Thier 3 65 
Misses Elizabeth Scott 
and Rachel Gowan . . 3 25 
Misses Mary Beatty and 
and Anne M Switzer 3 22 
Misses Ann Stacy and 
Alice McKenzie 1 64 
Misses Nancy S Beavers 
and Catherine John 
son 3 17 
Misses Sarah Ann 
Beavers and C East- 
erbrooke 1 85 


E Beatty 1 00 


R Ferguson Whitesides 1 00 
Small sums 7 55 


Small sums 12 15 


Col by R C Strickland 
R C Strickland ... . 1 00 
Mr Greeves 1 00 
Mrs Barlee 1 00 


Col Misses Campbell and 
Gerow 
Small sums 8 29 
Col by the Misses David 
son 
S Walton 1 00 


Small sums 14 00 




Total $109 41 

LAKE SIDE BRANCH. 

Col by Messrs Towle and 
Whetstone 
Josiah Whetstone .... 1 00 
Small sums . 5 75 


Thos A Davidson .... 1 00 
Small sums 3 65 


Total $24 49 


LYNDEN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 96 
Rev E McKenzie .... 1 00 
Rev C P Green 1 00 
Mrs Gawler 1 00 


Col by Messrs McLeod 
and McConkey 
Small sums 6 75 


Colby E H Brown 
E H Brown 1 00 

Small sums . ... 1 50 


Small sums 8 53 




Total $12 49 


Col by Messrs Sutherland 
and McLaren 
James M^cLaren . ... 1 00 


LYNEDOCH BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 73 
Rev G Chrystal 2 00 
W A Charlton 4 00 




H McKay 1 00 


Total $29 63 

LAKEFIELD BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. .12 81 
Col by John Bickell 
Alex Fitzgerald 1 00 


Dr Sparks 1 00 


Mrs Chrystal 1 OQ 
W H Louks 2 00 


Mrs Armstrong 1 00 
R Armstrong 1 00 


J C Hall 2 00 


A H Harris 1 00 


Thos Charlton . 4 00 


Small sums ... 6 30 


Mrs John Charlton 1 00 
Thos Watterson 1 00 






Col by John Hull 2 00 


Total $28 30 

LASKAY BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Carley 
and O Brien. 
John Young 2 00 


AW Gray 1 00 


Rev N Clark ... 1 00 


R Knowles 1 00 


Joseph Nelson 1 00 


Geo L Dennis 1 00 


GeoCochran 1 00 
Mrs Trail . 1 00 


RevMHoltby 2 00 
JohnHoltby 1 00 
George Gray 1 00 
J P McEown . 1 00 


Small sums 6 55 


Daniel O Brien 1 00 
James Binns 1 00 
A Davis 1 00 


Col by J W Moor and 
HDuff 
Robert Braden 1 00 


Rev W J Turner .... 1 00 
W A Ferguson. 1 00 
Miss Esther Crysler . . 1 00 
Small sums 10 15 


Small sums 8 05 


Joseph Rosewood 1 00 
Small sums 6 20 


Col by Misses Dunning 
and Margaret Wood 
John Harris 1 00 


Col by Wm McKee 
Wm McKee.., . 1 00 




Rev W Reid.. . 1 00 


Total $39 88 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



DC-- 



MANILLA BRANCH. 

Col at public meet 
ings 1011 


J and C Stanton . $1 00] 


Col by H Willmott and 
William Harrison, jun 
Robert Willmott, . SlOft 


Samuel Brown 1 00 


J M Gardiner 2 00 


A Pvoer . 1 00 


Johnston Brown . 1 00 Henrv Willmott 1 00 


J Clarke 1 00 


Ralph Gardiner 1 00 


William Harrison, jun 1 00 
H McCartney 1 00. 
J W Bowes . 1 00 


Mrs J Clarke . 1 00 


Fames Williamson 1 00 
Samuel Russell ... 2 00 ! 


E Bowes 1 00 


Mrs E Bowes . . 1 00 


Small sums . 14 65 


Mrs Bowes 1 00 
Miss Sarah Bowes 1 00 
Mrs Cowan 1 00 
Mr Chisholm 1 00 
John Sprat 2 00 


Geo Douglas 1 00 
Mrs G Douglas , 1 00 




Total $50 37 


Wm Coone . . 1 00 


MILTON BRANCH. 

Uol at public meeting . . 4 05 
Col by Misses Bastedo 
and Colling 
H Watson 1 00 


John Wylie 1 00 


Alex McDonald 1 00 
John McCallum . 1 00 


John Sprat, jun 1 00 
Small sums . 3 25 


Miss McGregor 1 00 


Col by Messrs Wm Center 
and Robert Hill 
Socrates Center . 1 00 


Arch McFadyen 1 00 
A McLean 1 00 


Mrs H. Watson 1 00 
W H Lindsay ... 2 00 


A Grant 1 00 
A Friend 1 00 


Dr Robertson 1 00 
Rev George Brown 1 00 
John Dewar 2 00 


William Center 1 00 


Finlay McCallum 1 00 
Mrs Jane McCallum . . 1 00 
A C Smith . 1 00 


John McKinnon and 
Sons 1 00 


Mrs John Dewar . . 1 00 


Small sums 4 50 


Miss Fletcher 1 00 


Small siims 8 75 




James Hollinrake 1 00 
Miss Colling 1 00 
Dr C Freeman 1 00 


Col by Messrs George 
Cottrill and Thomas 
Chisholm 
Thomas Chisholm, jun 1 00 
Mrs. J Cottrill . 1 00 


Total $31 61 


MEDONTE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 2 55 
William Ritchie 2 00 
William Thompson ... 2 OC 
Alex Fowler ..." 2 00 


Mrs Duncan Dewar . . 1 00 
Rev H B Owen 1 00 


Mr Bews 1 00 


Small sums 10 00 
Col by Messrs Absalom 
Dixon and Thomas 
Shortreed 
Absalom Dixon 1 00 
William Lawson 1 00 


Mr Van Allen 1 00 


Mrs A Fowler 1 00 
George Miller 1 00 
James Yates 1 OC 
Joseph Goss 1 00 
William Miller 1 00 
E M Blair ... 1 00 


D W Campbell . 1 00 


F Barclay 1 00 


Isaac Cartmer 1 00 


E W Leslie 1 00 
Rev G C Dobie 1 00 
W L P Eager 1 00 


Adam Sprat 1 00 


Small sums 4 25 


Mrs R Miller 1 00 
Small sums 5 28 


G McKindsay 1 00 


Col by Messrs George 
Chisholm and George 
Hardy 
Thomas Chisholm 1 00 


Small sums 6 20 


Total $20 83 


Col by Misses Taylor and 
Me Cann 
Rev James Grey 2 00 


MILLBANK BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 5 32 
Colby 
James Grieve 6 75 
A McLeod 4 45 


A Friend . 4 00 


Rev J Eadie , 1 00 


Small sums 10 55 


S F Taylor 2 00 


S W Taylor . 1 00 


Total .. S133 95 


Miss McCann 1 00 
J A Frazer 1 00 


MILVERTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 4 75 
Rev P Musgrave 1 00 
Mrs Jas Bolton 1 00 


D J Nicklin 7 05 


Jas Boyd 4 75 


Mrs Miller 1 00 


Wm Nichol 6 95 


Small sums 6 20 


Total $35 27 


Col by Misses McGuffin 
and Husband 
Mrs Hatton 1 00 
William Clouston 1 00 
Small sums 4 00 


John Hamilton, sen . . 1 00 
Thos Freeborn 1 00 


MILLBROOK BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Maggie Orr 
and Maggie Armstrong 
W H Russell . 2 00 


Miss Hunt 1 00 


Samuel Whaley . 1 00 


Small sums 9 51 
Additional sums 8 00 


Col by Messrs Josiah 
Harrison and Alex 
Hogg 
Small sums 6 50 


Mrs Allen 1 00 


Geo Needier 1 00 


Total $28 26 


Rev F W Davis 1 00 
J Might 1 00 


MINESING BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 2 67 
Colby 
Misses Palmer and 
Morren 6 21 


Col by Messrs William 
Scott and J Harrison 
Mr and Mrs William 
Scott 2 00 
James Harrison 1 00 
Johnson Harrison 2 00 
Mr Fallis 1 00 


Rev W R Barker 1 00 
Arch Wood 1 00 
Rev James Cameron . . 1 CK 
Small sums . 10 65 


Misses Bremner and 
Tracy . 6 05 


Col by Misses A Whitfield 
and Lillie Brown 
Wm Whitfield 1 00 
Z Barnhart 1 00 


Misses Livingston and 
Ronald 8 40 

Total . ...$2333 


Austin Willmott 2 00 


Mr Freeland 1 00 


John Fallis . . . 2 00 


Small sums . ..3 25 



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BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



Included in preceding 
Mr Bremner $1 00 


Edward Stinson $1 00 James Sanderson $1 00 
Small sums 1 75 Small sums A KA 


" Kent 1 00 




Col by Messrs Me Cart- 
nay and Muir 
James Muir 1 00 


" Webber 1 00 Tnt.a.1 SUft Q(] 


" Livingston 1 00 
Mrs Ronald 1 00 


MOOREFIELD BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 71 
Rev J H Stinson 1 00 
Mrs J W Lowes 1 00 


Small sums 2 75 


J Standen . . 1 00 


Col by Misses Johnson 
and Davidson 
Duncan Murray 1 00 
Mrs Smith 1 CO 
Small sums . 6 90 


W Standen 1 00 


A Friend 1 00 
J Morren and family . . 2 00 

MOLESWOKTH BKANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 4 4C 
William McKee, jun . . 1 00 
Andrew Mitchell 1 00 


Dr Maudsley 1 00 


Total $4 71 

MORRISTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 1 63 
W Schandt . 1 00 


Col by Misses Lothian 
and Coleman 
Rev A McLean 2 00 
Mrs McLean 1 00 


Duncan McDonald .... 1 00 
Donald McDonald .... 1 00 
Alexander McDonald . . 1 00 
Arch McDonald 1 00 


B Schwandt 1 00 


Ch Morlock 1 00 


Richard Lothian 1 00 


J Gayer 1 00 


James Robertson 1 00 
John Robertson 1 00 
Thomas Bain 1 00 


E Stein 1 00 


Wm McKee, sen 2 50 


J Callfass 1 00 


Peter Stewart 1 00 


CRotharmel. 1 00 
B Braun . 1 00 


RobtPentland 2 00 
Mrs Fraser 1 00 


CW Watson 1 00 


Robert Elliott 1 00 


F Schulz 1 00 


Small sums 4 30 


Small sums 19 20 


J Graeb 1 00 


Col by Misses Halliday 
and Worthington 
David Stewart 1 00 


F Marlock 1 00 


Total $35 10 


G Earth 1 00 


MONO CENTRE BRANCH. 

Thomas Cook 1 CO 
James Bower 5 00 
John Barclay 1 00 
Mrs Coleman 1 00 


W Schmidt 1 00 


John Halliday 1 00 
Small sums 4 40 


C Callfass 1 00 


C Schauss 1 00 


Col by Misses Robertson 
and Balison 
Richard Balison 1 00 


Small sums 10 14 


Total $26 77 

MOUNT PLEASANT (CAVAN). 

Col at public meeting. . 3 41 
Col by Miss Margt A 
Best, Miss Ann Hays, 
Messrs Saml J Best 
and W D Best 
Henry Moore 2 00 


James Coleman 2 00 


Alex Robertson 1 00 


Small sums 20 55 


Robert Pentland 2 00 


Total $30 55 

MONO MILLS BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting.. 1 70 
Colby Miss Agnes Henery 
Rev A Lewis 2 00 
Rev D Williams 1 00 
James Lewis 2 00 


Col by Misses Peebles and 
Hamilton 
Robt Dickson 1 00 


Mathew Peebles 1 00 
John Fulton 1 00 


Miss Ann Hays 1 00 
Miss Margt A Best ... 1 00 
Mrs Joseph Windrum 1 00 
Thomas H Best, 1 00 


Walter McFarlin 1 00 
Small sums 4 25 


William Lewis 1 00 
John Lewis .... 1 00 


Col by Misses Harper 
and Galbraith 
Small sums 2 80 


Wm Henderson 1 00 Hamilton T Best 1 00 
Edward Cobane 1 00 Valentine Best 1 CO 


Col bv Miss Watt and 
Mr Nichol 
James Nichol 1 00 
Small sums 4 30 


William Vance 1 00 David Moore 1 00 
Joshua Crozier 1 00 Small sums 1 00 


Samuel Crozier 1 00 


Col by Misses Mary 
Jamison and Lavina 
Gardiner 
Francis Gardiner 1 00 
George Jamison 1 00 
James McLean 1 00 


George McManus .... 1 00 
Richard Allen 1 00 
Small sums 12 30 
Col by Misses Sarah A 
Richards and Mary E 
Potter 
John Richardson 1 00 
Hu-h Potter 1 00 




Total $78 45 

NANTICOKE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 17 
Col bt Misses Susan 
Wcdrick and Emma 
Walker 
Michael Wedrick .... 2 00 
Urban Pugsly 2 00 
Edmond Pugsly. 1 00 


Rev J Ewino- 1 00 


Dr. J Thompson 1 00 


Small sums 8 80 


Jackson Potter 1 00 


Col by Miss R Mcharry 
and Miss S Howden 
Small sums. .... 6 75 


Thomas Cranston 1 00 
William Whitlem .... 1 00 
Small sums 8 15 


Samuel Pugsly 1 00 


Total $42 96 

NAIRN BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 655 
Col by Misses Feather- 
stone and Ferrier 
John Featherston 1 00 
William Ferrier. . , . 1 00 


Small sums 6 00 


Colby Miss Sarah Jane 
Moffat 
Robert Henry 1 00 


Col by Miss Martha Banfield 
C E Bourne . 2 00 
W M Alderson 2 00 


Small sums 1 00 
Colly John Richardson 
Thomas Ford 1 00 
Alexander Speers 1 00 


James Banfield. ... 1 00 


John Jackson \ 00 


John Banfield 1 00 
Small sums . . , . 2 52 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



63 



J Grant $1 00 


S Vanstone . $1 00 


WARSAW BRANCH. 
John Ferrier $1 00 


Mrs A Stouffer 1 00 


W Clemens 1 00 


D Stouffer 1 00 


Thos Williams . . 1 00 


Walter Douglass 1 00 


J B Flint 1 00 
Miss E Stouffer 1 00 
T J Dougall 1 00 


Richard Woodley .... 1 00 
Albert Barber 1 00 


Small sums 13 40 




John Cole 1 00 


Total $15 40 

WATERDOWN BRANCH. 

Col at public meet 
ing 3 65 
Col by Misses Stock and 
Thompson 
Wm G Horning 1 00 
Charles Tuck 1 00 
Rev Geo Richardson . . 1 00 
Mrs Richardson 1 00 
Miss Forbes . 1 00 


Jesse G Reesor 1 00 
W P Hartney 1 00 
A Friend of Bibles. ... 1 00 
James Rae 1 00 


John Douey 1 00 


Small sums 8 55 




Total -.$20 02 


Kate Williams 1 00 
Win Pa^-an 1 00 


VARNA BRANCH. 

Colby J B Secord 
J B Secord 1 00 


Mrs Pagan 1 00 


Wm Alloway 1 00 
H Johnson 1 00 
Julius Breule 1 00 


John McAsh 1 00 
Small sums 3 25 
Col by Missea Hickey 
and Armstrong 
Rev D Ecker 1 00 


J B Millard 1 00 
J Lloyd 1 00 
J Nichol 1 00 


Wm McDonald 1 00 


John Stock, sen 1 00 


William Clark 1 00 
Small sums 6 69 


Jas R Griffin 1 00 


Small sums 17 38 


Charles Lealey 1 00 


Col by Miss Vine 
Small sums 82 


Mrs Rymal 1 00 


Total $50 00 

TEESWATEK BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 6 00 
M Hadwen 00 


Peter Greer 1 00 
D H Hunter 1 00 


Col by Misses S A Keys 
and M A Mclntyre 
James Shaw . . 2 00 


Small sums 10 60 


Col by Mrs Waits and 
Miss Barns 
Thos Little 2 00 


T Fairbairn 00 
John Oliver 00 


John Peck 1 00 


Small sums 4 05 


S Kirkland 00 


Col by Secretary 
Thos Simpson 1 00 


Rev E W Waits 1 00 


S Waldo 00 


Jas McLaren, MD. ... 1 00 
Mrs Fisher . 1 00 


Jas Sharpe 00 


Mrs D Galbraith 1 00 
Rev E A Smith 1 00 


Mrs Wardrope 00 


Jas McMonies, sen 1 00 
Rev L Houston ... 1 00 


J K Maclean 00 
Rev P Curry 00 


Small sums 5 90 


Total $30 71 


John McLaren 1 00 


Rev J Barrett 00 


Jas McMonies, jun 1 00 
John Glasgow 1 00 


Rev D Wardrope .... 00 
A Maclean 00 


VICTORIA BRANCH. 

Col at public meet 
ing 1 86 


Rev Wm Philp 1 00 


HB O Connor 00 


Mrs Philp 1 00 


John Park 00 
Mrs Gibson 00 


Colby 
Jas Birnie 2 02 


Small sums 5 75 
Col by Misses Binkley 
and Lottridge 
L A Cummer 1 00 


Hugh McKague 00 
Small sums 37 12 


David Irving . 70 


Josiah Palmer 1 32 
John Chantler 10 00 


Mrs John Tuck 1 00 
James Thompson .... 1 00 
John Evans 1 00 


Total $59 12 


R G McCraw . 7 50 


TROWBRIDGE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 2 25 
Wm Kellington 1 00 
Archy Taylor 1 00 


Collection 1 86 




Small sums 3 65 


Total $23 40 

Included above 
John Chantler 1 00 
Rev R Smith . 1 00 




Total . . . $51 65 


Elias Christie . . 1 00 


WAVERLEY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 50 
Col by Miss Margaret A 
Pew 
Thos W Pew 1 00 


John Friar 1 00 


Thomas Code 1 00 
Small sums 7 05 
Col by James Shaw 
Small sums ... 7 70 


Rev W Stewart 1 00 


R J McCraw 1 00 


A A Morden 1 00 


VITTORIA BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 43 


Small sums 1 95 


Col by Mark Dawson 
Small sums 3 85 


Col by Misses Joanna 
Griag and Matilda 
Brittain 
Edward Gri^o- 1 00 


Col by David Dunbar 
Small sums 3 15 


P Rapelje 1 00 
PE Young 1 00 


Col by James Griffin 
Small sums 1 00 


JohnHaskill 1 00 
MrsMabee 1 00 
A Reid , 1 00 
Small sums 11 95 


Robert Anderson 1 00 
Duncan McLean 1 00 


Small sums 2 50 
Col by Miss Elizabeth 
French 
Joseph Bell 1 00 
Small sums 1 60 




TYRONE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 47 
Col by Misses Clemens 
and Windatt 
Gilbert H Jardine . . . 2 00 


PORT RYERSE. 

Small sums . 5 00 


George Ryerse 1 00 




Total . ...$25 38 


Total $14 05 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



WELLAND PORT BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . $1 8f 



Colby 
Miss Henderson 



3 0( 



Miss A J McKeague . . 6 3( 
Miss Jane Dalrymple 1 75 
Mrs Beattie 2 3 



Total 15 2 

WEST ESSA BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 26 

John Connell 2 00 

Mrs Connell 2 0( 



Miss E Connell 
Thos A Gordon 



1 00 
1 00 



Joseph G Hood 1 00 



Mrs Hood. 

Mrs Eraser 

David Henderson 
Wm Stephenson . 
Alex Ruthven . . 



1 00 



1 00 



Thos Allen . . 1 00 



Wm Greenless . . . 
John Whitesides. 
John Bruce . 



.. 1 00 

.. 2 00 

. 1 00 



WniTurnbull . . 1 00 



Samuel Graham 
Joseph Chantler . . 



Small sums . ..13 75 



Total $3701 

WHITBY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 3 14 
Col by Mrs White 

Wm McPherson 1 00 

R J Gunn 1 00 

Laing and Stewart. ... 2 00 

James Hamilton 1 00 

G Y Smith 

Rev J S Clarke . 



Mrs James Holden. . . .$1 00 Wm Linklater $1 00 

Small sums 4 60 J M Liet 

Colby Miss Hislop 
Mrs John Thompson. . 
Small sums . 



OQ 

Mr Harwood 1 00 

1 00 Agnes-Annie 1 00 



8 00; Christina Campbell 



1 00 



Col by Miss Eliza Ed- | Small sums 55 85 

miston 

Wm Masson 

Small sums 

Col by Misses Oke and 

Dehart 

Robert Story 

Small sums . 



1 00i 



Total.. . $66 71 

WINONA BRANCH. 

Levi Lewis 
John Pettit 



2 00 

2 00 



Col by Miss J A John 
ston and Mrs R John 
ston 



HRWilson 200 

fl [George Lewis 2 00 

[Mrs John Pettit 1 00 

JB Henry 1 00 



ston ; r *""!J * , w 

Hatch Bros 2 00 Iu / f rj ^ ettit 

X Root Ptolemy 1 00 

j- 0JJ Small sums and col. ... 7 70 



Wm Burns 
Robert El win 
W H Johnston 



1 00 



John E Farewell 6 00 



Small sums 



4 25 



Total ......... $19 70 

YORKVILLE BRANCH. 

ol by Mrs Powell and John Macdonald, M.P.25 00 

Mrs Ormiston |Geo Scott ............. 4 00 

K- S Campbell ........ 1 00 Samuel Alcorn ........ 4 00 



Mrs Fothergill ........ 1 OOU D Heward 

Mrs Wass ........ 1 00 Rev Geo P Young 



1 00 

1 00 D Ormiston 1 00 Rev R Douglas Eraser. 



Small sums .......... 2 36 Rev D G McDowell 



ol by Miss Wilson John C Lander 

mall sums .......... 4 60 Thomas Holmes ...... 1 00 

ol by Miss Wass John Severn .......... 4 00 

latch Bros .......... 2 00 Joseph Gibson ........ 4 00 

R & J Campbell ...... 1 00 James Dobson ........ 1 00 

L S Campbell ........ 1 00 George H White ..... 2 00 



ohn E Farewell 3 00 E Hewitt 

3 J Stewart 1 00 R Montgomery 

"ames Holden . 3 00 Mary Lyle 



Mrs Croll 2 00 Small sums 

Mrs J T Byrne 1 00 



1 00 J Wordell 1 00 Jas Metcalf, M.P 

1 00 Mrs Y Gibson . . . 1 00 M A Croft 



N G Reynolds 1 00 

J Ham Perry . . 1 00 



.12 01 



Mrs McGillivray 1 00 Col at public meeting. . 4 00 Edward Crown 1 00 

Z Burnham 1 00 Col at annual meeting 2 35 Mrs Henry Hickson . . 1 00 

W C Martin 1 00 Rev J Finch 1 00 Mrs Nightingale 1 00 

G B Taylor 1 00 James Taylor 1 00 Rev James Edgar .... 1 00 

Mrs N W Brown 1 00 Rev E Bosworth 1 00 S Thompson 2 00 



Mrs Wm Hood 
Small sums . . . 
Col by Miss 

Woodhouse 
Wm Gordon . . . 

J L Smith 

James Corbet . 
Small sums . . . 
Col by Misses 

and Huston 
Rev Mr Sanderson. . 



4 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 



Rev Septimus Jones 



RevJDoel 1 



Total $132 13 W Crampton 1 00 

WHITEVALE BRANCH. Philip Armstrong .... 1 00 



1 00 T P White 1 00 Isaac Bulmer 1 00 

.13 05 Joseph Wilson 1 00 Pears lOtf 

Jessie Richard Seldon 1 00 Robert Shaw 1 00 

Mr Dale 1 OOi J G Adams 1 00 

2 00 Donald McPhee 1 OO J T Lewis 1 00 

1 00 Small sums 17 10 ! David Buchan 4 00 

1 00, Green River S School I 05 ! Rev Geo H Moxon. ... 1 00 
6 55 1 |Rev Joseph D King . . 1 00 

Total $32 50 Rev A Givens 1 00 



Logan 



WINGHAM BRANCH. 

1 00; Col at public meeting. . 1 

Rev Mr Hare 1 00|Chas Benton 

Laing and Stewart 2 00 John Thorrington 

R & J Campbell 1 00 W J Haywood 1 00 

J S Robertson . . .1 00:Robt Currie . . . 1 00 



A Friend 1 00 

86 M Monteith 1 00 

1 00 Small sums 8 05 

1 00 ___ 

Total . ,..$9505 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



61 



WC Copeland 
L C Camp 


&1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
I 00 
2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
25 

1 00 

2 00 
2 00 
4 00 
4 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
5 00 
2 00 
2 00 
1 00 
2 00 
1 00 
50 

LO 00 
5 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
9 50 

2 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
4 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 
1 00 


Geo PM Ball $1 00 


John Milne 1 00 
Wm Loveless 1 00 
James Hamilton 1 00 
A Elliott 1 00 


Jas S Biggar . 1 00 


E S Leavenworth 
N A Lindsay 


J G Sisterson 1 00 


John Reid 1 00 


Mrs Wm Barr 
W W Greenwood 
J B Mclntyre 


HHaskell.. .. 1 00) John Elliott 1 00 


J R Cook 1 00 


Marshall Macklin 1 00 


J E Beeton 1 00 


Small sums 9 55 


Alex Junkin 


Mrs Nelles 1 00 
Mrs Bullivant 1 00 


Col by R Davidson and 
Thomas Brown 
Robert Davidson 1 00 
Mrs Ashbridge . 1 00 


James Elliott 


John Orchard . . 


Small sums 4 25 
St Patrick s Ward. 
Wm J McCalla 25 00 
Chas E Hamilton 5 00 
D W Beadle 5 00 


W H Hewson 


T McCarthy 
Wm Ballan 


J T Brown . 1 00 


Thomas Brown 1 00 
Small sums 9 60 


Small sums 


St Thomas s Ward. 
Jas B Fowler .... 


Jas Dougan ... 5 00 


Col by R Horsey, Thos 
Wood and John Mor 
gan 
S Horsey 1 00 


WmL Copeland 5 00 
Thomas Shaw 3 00 


Albert Brown 


Calvin Brown 


Jas Gilleland 3 00 


A Jeffrey 


Mrs do . 1 00 


W Clark . 1 00 


Thos R Merritt 


Geo H Vanderburg . . 1 00 
Jas McEdward 2 00 
W C Gilleland 1 00 


Mrs Ley 1 00 


Mrs D C Haynes 
A McLaren 


Wm Wood, sen 1 00 
S Rennie . . 1 00 


Wm Boles 


Wm Pay 1 00 


George Gibson 1 00 


A Lepper 


Geo Hutchison 1 00 
H Thomson 1 00 
Richard Daft 1 00 
E Allan 1 00 
Martin Stevens 1 0( 
Jacob Ryckert 1 00 
Judge Lauder 1 0( 
Augustus Weaver 1 0( 
Small sums 1 00 


Huo-h Clark 1 00 


R Fowlie 


Margaret Kennedy 1 00 
Thos Paterson 1 00 
Mrs James Paterson . . 1 00 
John Morgan 1 00 
George Morgan, sen . . 1 00 
John Clark . 1 00 


"Wm Andrews 


Chas A F Ball 


A Purves 


Mrs McCollum 
A Friend 


H C Barwick . 


Wm Clark, jun 1 00 


EWElmslie 
Small sums 
St Paul s Ward. 
John McCalla 


Small sums 11 00 


Col by D Brown, J Craw 
ford and G Te fer 
David Brown 1 00 


Total 207 50 
ST HELEN S BRANCH. 
Col at public meeting. . 70 
Col by 
Misses Radcliff ^nd 
Murray 3 05 


Sylvester Melon 
S R Badgley 


Thos Davidson . ... 1 00 


James Stirlin^ . 1 00 


J B Somerset ... . 


Mrs Muir 1 00 


Jas Gillespie 


James Russell 1 00 


MrCroker 


Misses Wilson &Durnin 2 36 
Misses Campbell and 
Webb .- 4 40 


James Lawrie . . . . I 00 
Small sums . 12 45 


Geo Burch 
W&H Campbell .... 
Alex Norris 


Col by R Purdie, J John 
ston and W Green 
Rev M McGillivray ... 1 00 
JohnStobo 1 00 
J Green 1 00 


Misses Cameron and 
Gaunt 1 88 


G Boyle 


Small sums 


Misses McDonald and 
McQuillan 2 84 


St George s Ward. 
Jas Reilly 


Misses McCrostie and 
Asquith 6 33 


Wm Green 1 00 


Jas Wood 


Wm Thompson 1 00 


Harper Wilson 
Thomas Taylor 


Joseph McElroy 1 00 
Misses Wellwood and 
Rintoul 7 15 


Adam Bell . 1 00 


John Johnston 1 00 


J C Rykert 
James Barr 


Small sums 16 70 


Robert Lockhart 1 00 


Total $114 59 

SCOTLAND BRANCH. 

J B. Merritt 1 00 


Robert Laurie 
Rev G Benson 
James Mills 


Misses Farrier and 
Rutherford 2 40 
John Gordon 1 00 


A Friend 


R H Miles . . 1 00 


R Woodruff 


Total 34 11 


John Smith 1 00 
Phebe Merritt 1 00 


Rev G R Sanderson . . 
Daniel D Moore 
R McLaren 


SCARBORO BRANCH. 

Col by F Galbraith, F 
Armstrong and W H 
Ferguson 
W Glendinning 1 00 


A Foster 1 00 


J C Nunnick I 00 


John Carter 


Rev Wm Hay 1 00 


Miss Birchall 


Rev W S Walker 1 00 
Benjamin Smith 1 00 
Small sums . . . 12 00 


Charles Lobb 


Small sums 17 29 




Col by James Hamilton, 
James Macklin and 

.Tn.m^s Elliott 


P McCarthy 
Richard Peterson 


Total $21 00 



62 



BEANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



SEAFORTH BRANCH. 

Col by Miss Campbell 
David Campbell $1 00 
Small sums 60 
Col by Miss Scott 
James Scott 1 00 


Col by Misses Holwell 
and McKay 
Rev A ADrummond..$] 00 
Thomas Holwell 1 00 
R D McKay 1 00 


Small sums $10 10 
Col by John Bycrs 
Mrs Eagleson^ 1 00 
James Eagleson 1 00 


John Byers 1 00 


Andrew Riddle 1 00 
Small sums . 3 25 


Small sums 7 95 


Kev M Barr 1 00 
Mr Somerville 1 00 
Small sums 1 75 


Col by Misses Dawson 
and Parker 
Martin Parker 1 00 


Col by Misses Crerar and 
McTavish 
James Crerar 1 00 


Col by M McMillian 
Small sums 2 75 


Samuel Porter 1 00 


Small sums .... 3 35 


Richard Dawson 1 00 
Small sums 7 50 
Col by Misses Fair and 
Armstrong 
J D Armstrong 2 00 
D H Armstrong 1 00 


Col by John Grieve 
J Grieve 1 00 


Col by Misses Hamilton 
and C Hyde 
James Riddle 1 00 
Small sums 4 55 


Small sums . .... 3 45 


Col by R Turnbull 
Small sums 1 50 


Col by Misses Hyde and 
Pater son 
Robert Hyde 1 00 


Col by W Wilson 
W Wilson 1 00 


J Armstrong 1 00 
R A Armstrong 1 00 
W H Armstrong 1 00 
John Fair 1 00 


W Lough 1 00 
Small sums 3 20 
Col by James Nichol 
JNichol 1 00 


James Paterson 1 00 
Wm Hyde 1 00 


Mathew Paterson .... 1 00 
Small sums 80 
Col by Misses McTavish 
and Paterson 
Robert Thomson 1 00 
Small sums 1 25 


James Waddell 1 00 
Mrs George Waddell . . 1 00 
Johnston Stewart 1 00 
W Brown 1 00 
Small sums 6 73 
Col by Misses Morrison 
and Kerr 
David Morrison 1 00 
E Kerr 1 00 


Rev W Thompson .... 1 00 
Small sums 8 88 
Col by Misses Haryen 
and Anderson 
R. Lumsden 2 00 
D D Wilson 2 00 


Col by Misses Bates and 
McGregor 
James Fraser 1 00 
Mrs McTavish and Sons 1 00 
John Bates 1 00 
Mrs D McDermid .... 1 00 
Peter Robertson 1 00 
Small sums 3 30 


Rev T Goldsmith .... 1 00 
Small sums 12 16 


W Morrison 1 00 
Mrs TurnbuU 1 00 


Col by Misses Logan 
and Buggins 
M Y McLean 1 00 


J A Turnbull 2 00 


R and J Riddell 2 00 
Wm Buckham 1 00 
Andrew Finnic 1 00 
J W McBain 1 00 
W Adams 1 00 


Wm Gray 1 00 


Rev G Buggins 1 00 
T W" Duncan 1 00 


Total $42 75 


Small sums 13 19 


SMITHVILLE BRANCH. 

W B Adam 1 00 


Col by W Henderson . . 6 75 
S G McCaughey 1 00 
Dr Campbell 1 00 


A Gallaway 1 00 


H T Bridgman 1 00 
W B Bridgman 1 00 
Earnest Morse . . . . 1 00 


Small sums . 8 25 


Col by Misses Hutchison 
and Crossley 
Mrs J Hutchison 1 00 
Samuel Might 1 00 
G Goodfellow 1 00 


Total . . . 874 23 


Mrs Stubbs 1 00 
D. W Eastman . 1 00 


SEBRINGV1LLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. .11 49 
Thibold Litt 1 00 


Small sums ... 10 70 




J Garnett 1 00 


Total $16 70 

SONYA BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 6 72 
Alexander McTaggart. 1 00 
Duncan Ferguson 1 00 
Dr McClinton 1 00 
Alexander Black 1 00 
Donald Cameron 1 00 
James McKenley 1 00 
Alexander Thorburn . . 1 00 
John Milne 1 00 


J Campbell 1 06 
T Deyell 1 00 


Andrew Gaetz . . 1 00 




Mrs Margaret Kastner 1 00 
John Riel 1 00 
Hill and Bros 1 00 


H Crossley 1 00 
H Waddell 1 00 
Mrs R Waddell 1 00 
R Waddell 1 00 
T Donaldson 1 00 
Mrs W O Brien 1 00 


Mrs King 1 00 
George Switzer 1 00 
F Humberstone .... 1 00 


R Lang 1 00 
Mrs J Robertson 1 00 
Small sums 15 05 


Small sums 39 71 


Total $61 20 


SHAKSPEARE BRANCH. 

Col by Misses C Fraser 
and M Bell 
E A Cairncross 2 00 
J Rutherford 1 00 
J ACallin 1 00! 
J J Cameron . 1 00 




Total $102 58 

STOUFFVILLE BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 6 62 
Rev E L Koyl 2 00 
Rev J B Moore 1 00 
Rev B W Day 1 00 


Total $14 97 


SOUTH MONAGHAN AND SOUTH 
CAVAN BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Dawson 
and P err en 
r R Pengelly 1 00 
Mrs T Dawson 1 00 


John Jerman 1 00 
C D Merten 1 00 
A Stouffer. iun . . 1 00 


Hugh McDermid 1 00 . 
Small sums . . . 4 25 


Rev Wm Buchanan . . 1 00 



BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



59 



Small sums $32 93 


Wm Lawson $1 00 
Mrs R Balfour 1 00 


Mrs R Douglass $1 00 


Last year s subscrip 
tions not returned be 
fore 27 05 


Small sums 35 82 


James Scholfield 1 00 


Total $44 82 

PORT PERRY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 16 45 
Col by Mrs H McDonald 
John Rolph 1 00 
Geo Currie 2 00 


MissDoan 1 00 
J A Griffith 1 00 


Total $76 19 


MrsSteele 1 00 
JBNeff, M.D... . 1 00 


PERCY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 7 40 
Col by Misses Douglas 
and Gorman 
Rev E S Rupert 2 00 


ThosHNasmith 1 00 
Small sums 21 00 


A N Seeton 1 00 

Small sums 4 60 


Total $34 00 


Rev D Sutherland .... 1 00 
RBell 1 00 
J Snodgrass 1 00 
R P Hurlburt 1 00 


PORT DOVER BRANCH. 

Col at annual meeting . 7 83 
Col by Misses Batter sby 
and Barrett 
Capt J P Battersby . . 2 00 
Mrs Griffith 2 00 
Rev Wm Craigie 2 00 


Col by Miss Gordon 
M Currie 1 00 


Wm Brock, jun 1 00 
J H Brown 1 00 


A Maybee 1 00 
C McLennan 1 00 
J Humphries 1 00 
Mrs McCrea 1 00 


John Nott . 1 00 


Small sums 7 50 


Col by Mrs Luxton 
Mrs Wm M Cochrane. 1 00 
Mrs John Billings 1 00 
Rev J Douglass 1 00 
Small sums 4 05 


A Battersby 2 00 
Mrs Stephens 1 00 
Cash 1 00 


S R Gorman 1 00 


Geo Grattan 1 00 


J Douglas 1 50 


Mrs Morgan 1 00 


J Hamilton 1 00 
Small sums 15 75 


L Routh and Co 2 00 
Mrs Lees, jun 1 00 


Col by Miss White 
J E Late 1 00 


Col by Misses Wilson 
and Honey 
James Ewings 1 00 


Small sums 1 25 


R Ross 1 00 


Col by Mrs Chamberlain 
and Miss Stevenson 
L Routh sen 1 00 


Small sums 3 37 




Geo Angus 1 00 


Total $48 97 


John Renwick 1 00 


L Routh jun 1 00 


PORT ROWAN BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Evans 
and McGarvey 
Rev W Wood 1 00 


Samuel Wilson 1 00 
James F Wilson 1 00 
Small sums 8 05 
Col by Misses Runciman 
and Thompson 
Mrs Thompson 1 00 
James Carlaw 1 00 


H Hepworth . 1 00 


P Lawson 2 00 


T B Barrett 1 00 
Lawrence Skey 1 00 
Mrs C J Chamber 
lain 1 00 


C Bennett 1 00 
Small sums 3 55 
Col by Miss Burwell 
and Mrs Bourdick 
Small sums 7 71 


Lewis Hoffman . 1 00 


Small sums 3 95 
Col by Misses Palmer 
and Slone 
A Douglas 1 00 
Small sums . . 3 35 


Small sums 7 37 

Col by Misses Ann Scott 
and Kate Riddell 
David Abel 1 00 


Col by Mrs Doan and 
Mrs C Bennett 
Mrs S P Mabee 1 00 


N B Scofield 1 00 


Small sums 5 00 
Total $1926 

PRINCE ALBERT BRANCH. 

Thomas C Forman 4 00 
Aaron Ross . . 4 00 




Ed Norquav 1 00 


Total $61 00 

PINKERTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 28 
Wm McKean 1 00 
John M Wells 1 00 


Brian Varey . . 1 00 


J F Scott 1 00 


Jas Scott and Co 1 00 
Mrs Powell 1 00 


Edward Hammond 1 00 
P G Bagley 1 00 
Mrs Renaud 1 00 
A Friend . 1 00 


Joshua Wright 4 00 


Alex Shaw 1 00 


David Cash 2 00 


Richard Garland 1 00 
Mrs H Pinkerton .... 1 00 
Mrs M Pinkerton 1 00 
A C Fraser 1 00 


Calvin Sherrard 1 00 
Rev J Gallaway 1 00 


Thomas A Ivey 1 00 


Chas Hiscocks 1 00 


No 149 A F and A M. 5 00 
John Scott, sen 1 00 


Rev W Rollins I 00 
RevWKinlay 1 00 
John Widden 1 00 


Dr Douglass 1 00 
George Elphick 1 00 
Alex Mclntosh 1 00 




James Johnston 1 00 


Charles Mickle 2 00 
Small sums 32 05 
Additional 5 32 


Total $64 90 


George Bates 1 00 
R W Johnston 1 00 
Jacob Bongard . . 1 00 


PORT ELGIN BRANCH. 

Rev James Gourlay, 
MA 1 00 




George Goodf ellow 1 00 
James Baird 1 00 
John Langdon 2 00 
Abram Bongan 1 00 


Total $50 65 

PORT COLBORNE BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Scholfield 
and A Wallace 
Rev Mr Kerr and 
family 4 00 
L A Carter . . 1 00 


Rev Donald Fraser. ... 1 00 
Rev Wm Graff 1 00 
Thomas Turner 1 00 
Henry Hilker 1 00 


Mrs Hiram Fitchet . . 1 00 
S H Christian 1 00 
Frederick Graham 1 00 
Alex Graham . .. 1 00 


W J Craig 1 00 


W H Ruby 1 00 
Arthur Ross . . . 1 00 



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BRANCH SUBSCRIPTION LISTS. 



John McDonald $1 00! Donald McPherson. ...I 

Jas Holman 1 00 Wm Leslie 

Thos Courtice 1 00 John Marshall 

Rev S C Philps 1 00 Mrs Meldrum 

Rev S C Philps, jun . . 1 00 Wm Ross 

Small sums 9 87 R Orton, MD 

Small sums 

Total $47 87 Col by Misses Mclntyre 

PRINCE ARTHUR LANDING and Clark 

BRANCH. John Clark 

Col at public meeting . . 2 70 Malcolm Clark 

00 John McLean 

00 Donald McLean 

00 Donald Clark 

00 Duncan McKenzie .... 

00 Small sums 

00 Col by Lachlan Kennedy 



Rev WHalstead. 
Rev D McKeracher . 

J C Sproule 

D D Van Norman . . . 

RMaitland 

J Parke 

Amos Wright 

Miss Annie Cameron . 
Miss Mary Cameron . 

Mrs McLennan 

Miss E Walker 

Miss E Humphry 



MrsM Halstead.. . 1 00 



00 and James Simpson 

1 00 Wm Simpson 

1 00 Matthew Elliott, sen. . 

1 00 Wm Nicoll 

1 00 Robert Watson 

1 00 Wm McCrae and Mrs 



McCrae 



2 

Miss H Bray 1 00 Robert Clark 1 

Miss F Vivian 1 00 Small sums 7 

Z Mitchell 1 00 

Mrs A McDonald .... 1 00 Total $76 

M McDonald 1 00 QUEENSTON BRANCH. 

W Wright 1 00 Mrs David Thorburn. . 1 

J E Turner 1 00 Rev Joseph Fennell . . 1 

S Willcox . . . 1 00 Dr Shaw . . 1 



Mrs D McKeracher 

RE Mitchell 

Annual collection . 
Small sums . . 



1 00 James Durham 1 

1 00 Small sums 13 

2 50 

1 80 Total $17 

RICHMOND HILL BRANCH 

Total $30 00 Col at public meeting . . 6 

EAST PUSLINCH BRANCH. Col by Mrs Switzer and 
Col by Chas G Cockburn Miss Law 

Rev Alex McKay, DD 2 00 Dr Langstaff 4 

James McLean 1 00 Rev Mr Dundas 

Chas G Cockburn .... 1 00 Rev Jas Dick 1 

Samuel Falconbridge . . 1 00 Abraham Law 1 

John Smith 1 00 Small sums 13 

George McLean 1 00 Co I by Misses Coulter 

Wm McDonald 1 00 and Redman 

Hugh Cockburn 1 00 Parker Crosby 1 

A Friend 1 00 Henry Sanderson 1 

Small sums 12 00 Rev Mr Starr 1 

Col by Allen McCaig Small sums 7 

James McCaig 1 00 Col by Misses Seager and 

1 00 Marsh 

.... 1 00 Robert Marsh , 4 

Hector McCaig 1 00 Edmund Seager 1 

Peter Stewart 1 00 William Lund 1 

Small sums 2 25 George Leaf 1 

Col by Hugh McNaugh- Mrs Thos Cook 2 

ton Thos Cook 1 

Hugh McNaughton . . 1 00 Mrs Wm Cook 1 

John McFarlane 1 00 John Duncan 2 

Small sums 1 50 William Russell 1 

Col by Miss Janet Me- William Russell, jun . . 1 

Naughton C Duncomb 1 

Walter Cowan 1 00 Thomas Tyrell 1 

M McNaughton 1 00 Louis Marsh 1 



00 Alexander Marsh $1 00 

00 David Boyle 1 00 

00 P Rupert 1 00 

00 Small sums 13 51 

00 Col by Mrs Wylic and 
00 Miss Vanderburgh 



(X 



Annie L Page 1 00 

30 Mrs John Page, for last 

year 1 00 

00 Small sums 5 25 

00 Col by Miss Oiks 

00 Mrs Giles . . . 1 00 



00 Small sums 



00 



Mrs Peter Patterson . . 4 00 
William Patterson .... 4 00 

James Fenwick 2 00 

Small sums 6 50 

Col by Misses Hamilton 
and Bernard 

John Hamilton 1 

William Wright 1 

Hiram Bernard 1 

James Newton 1 

Small sums . , .5 



Total 898 64 

ROTHSAY BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 70 
Col by Misses Me Lear y 



and Fair 
Robert Fair 
Samuel Renorth 
Robert Watt . 



1 00 
1 00 
1 00 



75 



Col by Misses McKay 

James Taylor 1 00 

John Taylor 1 00 

Rev Wm Taylor 1 00 

Mrs W Taylor 1 00 

Selina A Taylor 1 00 

Isaac R Taylor 1 00 

Small sums . , .... 3 70 



Total $22 40 

ST ANN S BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 68 
Col by Misses Alice Tay 
lor and Ellen Hansel 

G-eorge Snyder 4 00 

AMiddleton 1 00 

Andrew Snyder 1 00 

,. 4 05 



70 Small sums 

Col by Miss Elizabeth 
Upper 

00 Isaac W Snyder 1 00 

00 Small sums 1 75 

00 Col by Miss Phebe Book 

00 Small sums 7 64 

00 

00 Total $21 12 

00 ST CATHARINES BRANCH. 

00 St Andrew s Ward. 

00 Hon J R Benson 10 00 

00 B C Fair-field 5 00 

00 John S Thomson 4 00 

00 L H Collard 2 00 

00 M E Kellogg 2 00 



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57 



Col by Miss Saunders 
Small sums $5 65 


ames Dynes $1 00 
ureo Ward 1 00 


Col by Misses Toast and 
Leslie 
mall sums ??6 00 
n oi by J B Fraser 
mall sums 6 80 


Col by Miss Mary Mencke 
and Emma Richardson 
J W Mencke 5 00 


mall Sums 5 00 
Total ...$25 09 


NEWCASTLE BRANCH. 

Co Iby Mrs Chambers 
and Miss Atkinson 
Rev P Addison 4 00 


Mrs Mencke 2 00 


ol by Misses S Eccles 
and Starret 6 10 
Col by J P Hutton and 
Aaron Laidlaw 
P Hutton 1 00 


Mrs John Lindsay 1 00 
Small sums 3 75 


Total 841 09 

NASSAGAWEYA BRANCH. 
1874-5. 

SSNo7, WLogie.... 1 00 
Small sums . . 5 45 


Mrs Wallbridge 1 00 


Asa F Wallbridge .... 2 00 
Rev Canon Brent 1 00 
F J Hedges 1 00 
Small sums 10 93 


Aaron Laidlaw 1 00 
mall sums 8 30 


Total $78 55 

NORWICH BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 2 50 
ames Barr 2 00 
James Green 1 00 


Col by Misses Allin and 
Hooper 
Mrs H Hodges 2 00 
Dr McNaughton 2 00 


S S No 3, Rev J Little 1 00 
John Easterbrook 1 0( 
Small sums . 7 70 


S S No 8, small sums. . 6 95 
Legacy of the late John 
Youart . . . . 8 00 


^empleton Bros . . 1 00 


John McDonald 1 00 


A Wedin 1 50 


VI Cooper 1 00 
Mrs Lovekin 1 0( 
Small sums 8 87 
Col by Miss Chappie 
James Walls 1 00 


Rev JH Cornish 1 00 
John A Tidey 1 00 
A Haines . 2 00 




Total $31 00 


1875-6. 
Col by Mr Moore 
Rev H H McPherson. . 1 00 
Small sums 7 97 


W W Martin 1 00 


DN Donald 1 00 
J Macdonald . 1 00 


J Rickard . 1 00 


Vtrs J P Lovekin .... 1 00 
2 Beeman 1 00 
Small sums . . 3 65 


Mrs Kelly 1 00 


Col by Miss Dobbin 
Small sums 4 38 


LF Bungay 1 00 
Wm Poldan 1 00 
Small sums . . 16 55 


Col by Mr Collins 


Col at meeting 2 56 






Legacy of late John 
Youart . . 8 00 


Total $47 01 


Total $33 55 

OAKVILLE BRANCH. 1875. 

Col by Messrs Armstrong 
and Scott 
Geo Puddefoot 5 00 


NORTH PELHAM BRANCH. 

James E Hutt 1 00 


John Fletcher 1 0( 
George Easterbrook ... 1 O 1 
Duncan McPhederan . . 1 
George Stranger 1 O 1 
William Husband 1 00 
John Wetherald 1 00 


Robert N Comfort 1 00 
Erastiis R Hutt 1 00 


Ira Delamater 1 00 


J W Williams 2 00 
Jas McDonald, sen .... 1 00 
Miss Nisbet 1 00 


John McGlashan 10* 
Rev M Baxter 1 00 




A Stringer . 1 00 


S P Ganton . . 1 00 


Col by Mr Cameron 
Thomas Easton 1 0( 
Small sums . 1 5 


David J Hansler 1 00 


J Barclay . 1 00 


James E Hutt . , 1 00 


Mrs McArthur 1 00 
F Bethel 2 00 
Wm Robertson 1 00 


WCScholfield 1 00 
Small sums 20 00 

Total $30 00 

NORVAL BRANCH. 

Col by Misses Buchanan 
and Mitchel 
Rev J Alexander ..10 


Col by Niel McPhatter 
William Lo^ie 1 


Small sums 13 65 


Small sums . 5 0( 


Col by Miss Andrews 
Mrs Geo K Chisholm. . 4 00 
NKChisLolm 1 00 
Wm M Craney 1 00 
Small sums 5 20 




Total $42 

NELSON MIDDLE ROAD BRANCH 

Col at public meeting ..18 
Col by Misses Sarah 
Walker and Christiana 
Fothergill 
Samuel B Alton 1 
Mrs C Alton 1 0( 


Rev Jos Cox 10 


Col by Miss Pearson 
Rev Mr Meikle . . 1 00 


W Clay 1 


Dr Webster 10 


WH Young 1 00 
J A Williams 1 00 
John Cowton . 1 00 


R Noble 1 
Small sums 11 6 
Col by J A Curry and 
J H Ciller 
Thos Forster 1 


William Cline 10 
Robert Haddow 10 
Thomas Blanchard. ... 1 
David Alton 1 0( 


Robert Balmer. . 1 00 


Mrs GeoEwan 1 00 
DrLusk 1 00 
Mr Vogan. ... 1 00 


Jas Menzies - 1 


Thomas Alton 1 C 
Small sums 52 
Col by Miss Hannah C 
Breckon 
John Fothergill 1 0( 
Thomas Atkinson 1 0( 
John Breckon, sen 1 O 1 
John Breckon, jun 1 0( 
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Jas Earley 10 


Small sums ... 7 30 
Total 855 15 


Small sums ..... 10 2 


Col by J L Howson and 
McMCallum 
) J Preston 1 


OAKVILLE BRANCH 1876. 

Col by Miss Ewan 
Mrs Geo Ewan 1 00 
C W Coote 1 00 
"Rnhfirt Balm fir. 1 00 


) Small sums 12 5 


) Col by P Laird 
) Small sums . 5 9 





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John A Williams ....$1 00 
Small sums 4 85 


John Smith $1 OOlCook. Frederick ... &1 00 


Alexander Hunter 1 00 
John Stark 1 00 


Hoy, Robert 1 00 


Col by Misses Hall and 
Armstrong 
S B Smith 1 00 


Harvie, John 1 00 
Brown, Mrs 1 00 
Donaldson, Mrs David. 1 00 
Darling, Mrs 1 00 
Small sums 9 35 


Robert Smith 1 00 


Rev A Grant 20 00 


C S Reid . 1 00 


Small sums 5 70 


N K Chisholm 1 00 


Col by Misses Elder and 
Dunnet 
Peter Elder 1 00 
Andrew Dunnet 1 00 
Henry Jackson 1 00 
John Murray 1 00 
Adam Marshall 1 00 




Col by 
Mr Edmundson, 1874, 
1875 . 4 25 


Col by Miss MF Barclay 
F Bethell 2 00 


S B Ganton 1 00 


Colby 
Mr J McPherson 5 00 
Mrs Muckle, 1874 .... 1 00 
F Hamilton, additional, 
1874 1 00 
Hug, F B 2 00 


J Barclay . . 1 00 


Jas McDonald 1 00 


A Friend 1 00 


James Baird 1 00 
William Grant 1 00 
Small sums 5 25 
Col by Misses Mary 
Short and Elizabeth 
Wilson 
William Humphrey . . 1 00 
William Rutherford . . 1 00 
Small sums 3 00 


J McArthur 1 00 
Andrew Robertson .... 1 00 
Wm Robertson 1 00 
Small sums 8 64 


Wallace, Joseph 1 50 
Moffitt, William 1 00 
Creighton, Rev K .... 1 00 
Mitchell T B 1 00 


Col at public meeting . . 4 19 


Total $39 55 

OMEMEE BKANCH. 

W Davidson 2 00 


James, R A 1 00 


Doolittle Mrs 1 00 




Small sums 1 00 


David Thornton 1 00 


Total $92 62 

ORILLIA BRANCH. 

Col by Captain Macna- 
mara 
Rowe, BR 400 
Stewart, Rev A . 2 00 


M McLaughlan 1 00 
W Curry 1 00 


Total $88 44 


ORONO BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting . . 1 40 
G M Long 3 00 


Thomas Kerr 1 00 


Rev A Walker . 1 00 


Mrs Godfrey 1 00 
WCPenton 1 00 
Samuel English 1 00 


W Thompson 1 00 


Carpenter, W H 2 00 
Evans Frank 2 00 


J McCullough ... 1 00 


Rev J A Calder 1 00 
J L Tucker 1 00 


W Fuller . 1 00 


Fitten Mrs 1 00 


A Moore ... 1 00 


Hale, William 1 00 
Hale, George 1 00 
Elliot, C S 1 00 
Robinson, S S 1 00 
Scadding, WS 1 00 


R Knox ... 1 00 


Small sums 24 06 


C R Hamblyn 1 00 
A Breth 1 00 


Henry Sherin 1 00 


Gabriel Switzer 1 00 
John Switzer 1 00 


Robert Colville 1 00 


John Crooks 1 00 


Small sums 1 00 


Tucker Mrs 1 00 


Small sums 33 32 




Grant, James 1 00 
McCosh, John. . . 1 00 




Total $40 06 

ONEIDA BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. .12 72 
Col by Misses Agnes 
Darling and Smith 
E J Rogers 4 00 


Total $46 72 

PAINSWICK BRANCH. 

Col at public meeting. . 4 82 
John Warnica 1 00 
J Luck 1 00 
J Sibbald 1 00 


Paine, Mrs 1 00 
Walker, James 1 00 


Macnamara, Captain . . 1 00 
Col by Mrs Gray and 
Miss Millar 
Alport A J ... 4 00 


George Murray 1 00 


John Galbraith 1 50 
V Kelsey 1 00 
Small sums 5 50 


Mrs R Fergusson 1 00 
J Fergusson . . . . 1 00 


Dallas, Thomas 4 00 
Millar, Melville 2 00 


TH Darling 1 00 
James Kirkland 2 00 


Perry John . . 2 00 


Col by Mrs Wice 
Small sums 3 70 


Pace and Main 2 00 
Sutherland Mrs 2 00 


Small sums 3 00 


Col by Misses Annie 
Rutherford and Mag 
gie Anderson 
John Anderson 1 00 
Mrs H Anderson 1 00 


Cooke and Hunter .... 1 00 
Thompson, J B 1 00 


Total $19 52 

PALMERSTON BRANCH. 

Col at public meet 
ing ... 5 21 


Gray, Rev J 00 


Murray, Peter 00 
McCaUum, A P 00 


John Yeats 1 00 
Wm Bent 1 00 


Small sums 7 45 
Col by Misses Ada and 
Annie Farrell 
Rev A Grant 1 00 
Small sums 6 50 


Frost J A 00 


Paterson Mrs . 00 


Malcolm McMaster . . 1 00 
Charles Smart 1 00 
John Gracie 1 00 
J W Ward 1 00 


Chase, G A 00 
Wood John 00 


Reid James 00 


Col by Misses M Reid 
and McBride 
Alexander Dale 1 00 
John Knox 1 00 


Cousins, Mrs 00 
Millichamp, Mrs 1 00 
Gow, James 1 00 
Wright, Mrs 1 00 


JD Caswell 1 00 
Rev W H Butt 1 00 
ABC 1 00 


Mrs James Tait 1 00 
M Dillane... . 1 00 


John Reid.. . 1 00 


Perrv, A B . . 1 00 



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LONDON AUXILIARY. 



President Right Rev. Bishop HELLMUTH. 

Vice -Presidents Rev. JOHN SCOTT. Rev. W. JEFFERS, D.D. 

Rev. Canon INNES. Rev. D. SAVAGE. 

Rev. ANDREW KENNEDY. Rev. E. EVANS, D.D. 
Rev. JAS. COOPER, D.D. ADAM MURRAY, Esq. 

HENRY MATHEWSON, Esq. 
Hon. -Secretary A. THOMSON, Esq. 
Secretary Rev. J. GEMLEY. 
Treasurer L. GIBSON, Esq. 



BRANCH. 


PRESIDENT. 


TREASURER. 


SECRETARY. 


Aberarder 


Rev J Duncan 
William Millar 
Rev C J Green 
Rev J Munro 
Alex Callum 


Finlay Smith 
Geo Bishop 


Finlay Smith 
Jas Abernethy 
Rev J G Calder 
T Kirkpatrick 
Rev T W Smith 
John Mclntyre 
G B Stevenson 
A C Brown 
W S Jackson 
Rev P McDiarmid 
A Pennycook 

Wm Somerville 
R C Whittle 

Alex Leitch 
Geo Coutts 
Dr Pentland 

J B French 

Alex Hackett 
Captain McGlashar 
Donald McColl 
Daniel Wallace 
Dr Francis 
F Chittick 
J Donovan 
Rev Thos Hughes 

Rev G Simpson 

James Lovell 
Levi Fowler 
William Webster 
Thomas J Shortt 


Adelaide 


Ailsa Crai " 


S Hey 


Aldborough . . 


T Kirkpatrick 


Amherstburg . 


A Botsf ord 
CMcFie 
G B Stevenson 
J M Nairn 
W S Jackson . 


Appin 
Arkona 


William Black 
Jas McDowell 
Rev W McDonagh . . 
A W Dawson 
Rev P McDiarmid . . 
Capt J Taylor 

Thos Mosey 
Rev. P. McDermid.. 

Rev J Ferguson 
KevWKing 
Rev W W Walker . . 

Thos Moore . . 


Aylmer 


Belmont 
Birkhall.. 


F McKenzie 
Capt J Taylor 

Wm Somerville 
F McKenzie 
Alex Leitch 


Bothwell 


Bridge End (Chatham 
P.O.) 
Brigden (Birkhall 
PtO.).... 
Brooke (Alvinston 
P. O. 


Buxton 


Geo Coutts 


Chatham 


KUrquhart 
P McMillan 


Chatham Township 
(DarrellP. O.).... 
Colchester (Oxley 
P. O.) 


Peter Wright 
John Wheatley .... 
Rev J Milloy . 


Joseph Russell 
Henry J Millar 
Duncan Stalker 
W A Ward 


Corunna 


Crinan 
Dawn Mills 


James Smith 
Rev WDHughson.. 
E McCann 


Delaware 
Dorchester Station . . 
Dover (Oungah P.O.) 
Dresden ... 


Dr Francis 
A Feronson 


R McKenzie 
Rev Wm Clarke .... 

Thomas Fleming 

John Sinclair 
D McPherson 


James "Walker 


Rev Thos Hughes . . 
A Nichol 


East Westminster 
(Wilton Grove P.O.) 
Euphemia (Aughrim 
P O ) 


James Lovell 


Fingal 


Levi Fowler 
Robert Gunn 


Florence 


Samuel Fordham . . . 
Dr James Hutton . . 


Forest . . . 


Thomas J Shortt.... 



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BRANCH. 


PRESIDENT. 


TREASURER. 


TREASURER. 


Harrietsville . 


R Tooley . 


C Barr 


JR Farcey 


Harwich (Rond Eau 
P. 0.) 


Joseph \Vickson 


Joseph Laird 


Rev A W Waddell 


Highgate (Duart 
P. O.) 


H Bell 


Fred Scott . . . 


ATait 


lona 


P Sutherland 


J Liddell 


J Liddell 


Jura 


W Harris 


J McConnick 


J M^cCormick 


Kingsville 


J Golden 


Dr W H Drake . 


Joseph A Fitch 


Kintyre (Rodney 
P. O.) 


John McKillop 


E McMillan 


James McKay 


Komoka 


T Turnbull 


A Hume 


A Dewar 


Lambeth 
London, N. W. (Van- 
neck, P. 0.) 
London, N. E. (Birr 
P. O. ... 


Rev W Fansher .... 
RevCStringfellow.. 
John Robb 


Jos Poole 
S Paisley 
G Ryland 


W Stone 
WBell 
G Ryland 


London, St. John s 
(ArvaP. 0.) 
London, Siloana) Bal- 
lymote P. O. ) ... 


Rev B Sherlock .... 
J W O Brien 


Edward Collins 
W McLeod 


Joshua Jackson 
W McLeod 


Lucan 


Rev W Logan 


L Cann 


R Fox 


McGillivray, East . . 


James Smith 


Francis Jones 


DShoff 


McGillivray, West . . 


Rev D F Sage . . 


Alex Smith 


Alex Smith 


Mandaumin (Osborne 
P. 0.) 


James Duncan 


A M^aitland 


A Maitland 


Melbourne (Long- 
wood P. 0.) 


M Campbell 


J G Begg 


A Douglas 


Mersea (Leamington 
P. O.) . 


Caleb Curtis 


John Ainslie 


\V"m Lan " 


Moore Line (Osborn 
P. O.) 
Mooretown 


James Duncan 
Dr Oliver 


John Jackson 
John M^orrison 


A Maitland 
John M^orrison 


Morpeth 


N Campbell 


Austin Hill 


Austin Hill 


Mosa (Kilmartin 
P. O.) 


Alex McTavish .. 


D McKellar 


Rev A Stewart 


Mount Brydges 


Robert Miller . 


John Arnold 


W E Sawyer 


Xewbury . 


Rev T Webster 


Benjamin Guy 


Joseph Mills 


Nissouri (Evelyn 
P. O. . 


J Evans M P 


M Heddrick 


J Taylor 


North Plympton 
(Camlachie P. O. 




Thomas Houston . . 


Thomas Houston 


Orford (Duart P. O. 
Parkhill 


John Cunningham . . 
Dr Caw 


Hugh Cunningham. 
R Porte . 


ATait 
Daniel Eccles 


Petrolia 


Joseph McDououll 


J Lancaster 


P M Whorter 


Point Edward . . 
Port Burwell 


Brown 
L Burwell 


Dr McLaren 
C J McCallum 


Dr McLaren 
Rev Dr Schulte 


Port Stanley 
Ravenswood 


RevP Gallagher.... 
E Roy 


JFindlay 
Paul Jarvis 


J Findlay 
Paul Jarvis 


Ridgetown .... 


Rev Archd Currie 


Rev R W Woods 


Rev. R W Woods- 


Sarnia 


Hon A Vidal 


worth 
J G Macrae 


worth 
Alex Craik 


Sombra 
Southwold (Frome 
P. 0.) ;. 


John E Milliken .... 
Thos Sharon . . 


Robert Burnham .... 
A Horton 


Robert Burnham 
J H Sharon 


Sparta 


W Petherick 


JAEakins 


J A Eakins 


Strathburn 


James Allen 


Alex McKellar 


Rev W R Sutherland 


Strathroy | 
Thamesford . 


T Crispin 
Rev W Daunt . . 


WH Murray 
J Shewan . , 


W Greenawav 
A McMillan " 



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BRANCH. 


PRESIDENT. 


SECRETARY. 


SECRETARY. 


Thamesville 


Rev J Beckett .... 


D McFarlane . . . 


Dr Geo A Tye 


Thorndale 


Dr Forster 


Thos Harrison 


Rev Robt Hall 


Tilbury, East (Va- 
lettaP. 0.) ... . 


Rev W Forrest . . 


James Stewart . . 


F Oswald 


Tilbury, West (Com 
ber P 


John \Veir 


D McAllister 


R Dobson 


Uttoxeter 


J Prout 


S Sheppard 


S Sheppard 


Vienna 


C Draaseke 


J Morrison 


John Crawford 


\Vallaceburg 


Henry Martin 


Johnson 


Alex Hay 


Wallacetown 


Dr Ruthven 


D McTavish 


J Risdon 


Wardsville 


Rev J Donaldson . 


E T Tufton . . . 


J Coyne 


Warwick 


A. J Kingstone 


John H Morris 


George Mill 


Watford 


Rev D Fletcher 


Win McLaren 


Rev J Abraham 


Widder 


Rev R Paul 


Martin Watson 


Martin Watson 


Williams, East (Nairn 
P. 0.) 
Windsor 


Donald Fraser 
Capt Sullivan. 


William Menzies . . . 
J W Blackadder . . 


William Menziee 
John McCrea 


WVoming 


James Osborne 


J Smith ... 


Frank Donald 











80 



INCOME AND ISSUES OF UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY. 



INCOME AND ISSUES OF THE UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY 
FROM ITS COMMENCEMENT. 



YORK (AFTERWARDS CITY OF TORONTO) AUX. BIBLE SOCIETY. 



YEAR. 


ENDING. 


ISSUES. 


INCOME. 








Volumes. 


S cts. 


1st 


December 1st, 


1829 


542 


722 20 


2nd 


do 


1830 


1208 


1130 91 


3rd 


do 


1831 


1682 


1248 57 


4th 


do 


1832 


1527 


817 22 


5th 


do 


1833 


1777 


1358 35 


. 6th 


do 


1834 


960 


1042 33 


7th 


do 


1835 


1429 


1620 41 


8th 


do 


1836 


2577 


1109 93 


9th 


do 


1837 


1845 


1318 58 


10th 


April 30th, 


1839* 


2071 


1837 07 


llth " do 


1840 2819 2055 33 



UPPER CANADA BIBLE SOCIETY. 



1st 


April 30th, 


1841 


8721 


3672 81 


2nd 


do 


1842 


12127 


5657 03 


3rd 


March 31st, 


1843f 


11371 


5273 37 


4th 


do 


1844 


11335 


5340 45 


5th 


do 


1845 


13066 


5538 93 


6th 


do 


1846 


11606 


6075 91 


7th 


do 


1847 


13104 


5840 05 


8th 


do 


1848 


12323 


4870 78 


9th 


do 


1849 


13809 


4875 82 


10th 


do 


1850 


13596 


4808 56 


llth 


do 


1851 


16393 


5596 01 


12th 


do 


1852 


13063 


4717 88 


13th 


do 


1853 


18069 


7947 40 


14th 


do 


1854 


21574 


13286 07 


15th 


do 


1855 


28833 


14275 20 


16th 


do 


1856 


32383 


18710 12 


17th 


do 


1857 


32509 


21790 10 


18th 


do 


1858 


24741 


19040 86 


19th 


do 


1859 


19371 


16211 54 


20th 


do 


1860 


27037 


19256 56 


21st 


do 


1861 


29485 


19776 33 


22nd 


do 


1862 


27267 


20372 86 


23rd 


do 


1863 


27837 


18067 94 


24th 


do 


1864 


26593 


19766 08 


25th 


do 


1865 


35231 


17554 21 


26th 


do 


1866 


49591 


23290 50 


27th 


do 


1867 


46899 


22644 54 


28th 


do 


1868 


42761 


25947 42 


29th 


do 


1869 


38093 


25746 87 


30th 


do 


1870 


36785 


25105 35 


31st 


do 


1871 


40056 


29533 96 


32nd 


do 


1872 


42794 


33119 35 


33rd 


do 


1873 


40823 


30646 93 


34th 


do 


1874 


42240 


33069 55 


35th 


do 


1875 


35710 


30084 95 


36th do 


1876 


37971 


29510 97 


Total to date 




973,604 


$611,284 16 








fl^For uniformity and convenience, the receipts from the first are given in decimal 



currency. 

* A period of sixteen months, f A period of eleven months. 

The seeming decrease of income from that of 1875 is not a real one, as the annual 
grant of 200 sterling from the Parent Society (included in the income of previous 
years) has now been discontinued at the request of the Canadian Board. There is an 
actual increase of $403 79. 



ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 81 



ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 

The thirty-sixth anniversary meeting of the Upper Canada Bible Society 
took place on Wednesday, May 3rd, in the Jarvis Street Baptist Church, Hon. 
George W. Allan, President, in the chair. 

The proceedings commenced with singing by the choir, followed by read 
ing of Scripture by the Rev. Dr. Castle, and prayer by the Rev. J. M. King. 

The President, in opening the business of the meeting, said they had met 
that evening to hear what had been done by the Upper Canada Bible Society 
during the past year, and, he trusted, also to stir up and encourage each 
other to greater zeal and activity in the future, so that they might go on in 
the glorious work which, as members of the Bible Society, they have bound 
themselves to prosecute to send forth God s Word wherever there were 
souls to win for Christ. The Report which would presently be submitted 
he found to give a very favourable account of the operations of the Society 
during the past year. The receipts, as compared with those of last year, have 
been greater ; and though branches had not increased in number, they had 
certainly increased in strength and efficiency. There was also reason to be 
thankful for increased efficiency in the agency work, and its results were by 
God s favour in no small degree due to the ability and zeal with which it had 
been carried on. The work of colportage had gone on very satisfactorily. 
During the past year 6,250 copies of the Bible had been circulated by means 
of the colporteurs. There was nothing he regarded with greater satisfaction 
or thankfulness than the fact that, little by little, the Upper Canada Bible 
Society, or its branches or agencies, were occupying ground and carrying on 
the work of the Bible throughout the whole length and breadth of the Do 
minion. On referring to the Report, it would be noticed that $500 had been 
given to the Colportage Committee for Manitoba ; and as a result of the aid 
given to British Columbia last year, the zealous and faithful services of the 
colporteur of the New Westminster branch had been extended to every 
settlement in that country. They had chosen a proud name for their land 
Dominion of Canada and he was sure that their earnest prayer was that 
that Dominion might be established on the Gospel of Christ, which offered 
the way of salvation to every one who would accept it. In conclusion, he 
referred to a paragraph which appeared in the monthly record of the Bible 
Society, from which it appeared that the population of the globe increased 
at the rate of eleven millions annually, while the copies of the Holy Writ 
circulated by all the Bible Societies did not amount to more than five millions 
annually. Add to this the startling fact that at least one thousand millions 
had never possessed a copy of the Bible, and the duty of Christian men and 
women to give the warmest support and encouragement to Bible Societies was 
apparent. 

The Secretary then read an abstract of the Annual Report, which will be 
found printed in full, pages 11-24. 

The Secretary moved the adoption of the Report. 

Mr. Warring Kennedy seconded the motion for the adoption of the Report, 
which was carried unanimously. 

Colonel Stace, in moving the first resolution, stated that he regretted that 
the British and Foreign Bible Society had ever been charged with circulating 
erroneous editions of the Bible on the Continent. The Report of the Parent 
Society, however, issued subsequent to the charges, in effect wholly cleared 
it from any blame that might have been thought attached to it. The reso 
lution he had to move was as follows : 



82 ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 

"That thanks be given to the Officers, Committees, and Collectors of the 
various Branches through the country, to whose zeal and energy the Society 
is so much indebted ; and that the following gentlemen be Officers and Di 
rectors for the ensuing year : For the names see page 5. 

Mr. John Gillespie seconded the resolution, which was carried. 

Rev. Dr. Duryea, of Brooklyn, was introduced, and received with loud 
applause. He moved " That so long as there is a language on earth into 
which the Word of God has not been translated, or a country in which the 
poorest of the people do not possess the Holy Scriptures, it should be felt 
a duty and privilege by Christians of all Churches to support the Bible So 
cieties of the day by their prayers and contributions." He said one of his 
dearest friends, a young rector of the Episcopal Church in New York city, 
began a very humble enterprise near the Grand Central Depot, out of which 
the traveller issues into the metropolis. Through his faithfulness, zeal, and 
consecration, the congregation was made larger than the building, and he 
had to face a practical problem, how to use the convenience he had, and at 
the same time to supply the facilities for work on the same ground. Through 
the fertility of his inventive powers, and with the help.of an architect, he 
was relieved from the difficulty. The architect built him a new, grand church 
around and over the old one, and left him to use the little one until the great 
one was very nearly ready for consecration and occupation. There was a 
Church within a Church. There is a Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, which 
is being built by the Holy Ghost out of the living stones around all Churches. 
The rector had to go into the little Church through the door of the great one 
on Sunday morning before he could pray and preach. We get into the 
various Churches by going through this great Church which Christ, by His 
Spirit and with His people, is building, the top stone of which is to be laid in 
heaven with the shoutings of redeemed men and rejoicing angels. When 
we come through Christ into the great Church, and find our way into the little 
one, and look back, we know we are all one in Him. In the Bible Society we 
have a practical manifestation of this unity, which cannot but exist, for the 
body of Christ cannot be dislocated, but needs to be manifested so that men 
may observe and regard and recognize it He was glad to meet his brethren 
not only of various Churches, but of two nations, on the platform of this 
Society. The resolution opened up the whole subject of missions, and the 
specific topic in connection with the grand theme is this What is the part 
which the Sacred Scriptures are required to perform in the evangelization of 
the world ? Tt was unnecessary, before that audience, to prove the propriety 
and feasibility of Christian missions to all the races that dwell on the earth. 
We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ ; we love Him ; we feel the power of His 
character and of His spirit in our hearts and lives. All our hopes repose in 
Him ; through Him we expect glory, honour, immortality in a word, over- 
lastmg life. We want all people that dwell on the face of the earth to know 
Him, trust Him, love Him. To us who believe, He is precious ; we want 
all men to believe, that to all men everywhere He may be precious ; and for 
His own sake we desire that His name be known throughout the earth, that He 
may be honoured, trusted and loved. First, we are loyal to Him, and He 
has told us to go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. 
That is His command ; it is ours to obey. We may not start any such ques 
tion as this May not the heathen find salvation through the mercy of God, 
by living under the light of nature with an honest regard to the natural con 
science ? Or Would it not increase the responsibility|of the heathen, and 
therefore enhance the severity of their doom, if they are unfaithful to the 
light which they receive from the Word of God, if we distribute among them 
the Scriptures and preach to them the Gospel 1 Our Lord has said, " Go 



ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 83 

preach to all nations," and His word is law. We know of no feeling but 
loyalty ; we know of no course of action but that which is submissively 
obedient. We leave Him to settle with Himself and with the race at the end, 
the propriety of the ground on which He has claimed that His religion was 
to be a universal religion, that apart from Him there could be no salvation, 
and that His people must bring the Gospel to bear on the mind and heart of 
the race. It is possible there may be some present who are accustomed to 
read in the Westminster Review with regard to foreign missions. To such he 
would say two words. First, it is utterly useless for men to try over and over 
again an experiment in vital matters which has been again and again tried, 
and always with failure. There is a new science coine up just now. Men 
have written upon it who are not at all humble in the presence of the re 
ligion of Christ, who are rationalistic if not really rationalists. One of the 
most careful students and elegant writers in the States has published a work 
on the Comparative History of Religions. Those who have investigated have 
discovered, and all who have written have stated the fact, that not only is a 
man unable by reason to find a religion which is appropriate to the dignity 
of his nature, that is suited to the wants of his soul, and that brings him en 
tire peace in spirit and elevates him in character and life, but that without a 
power outside of himself he cannot retain such a religion when it is given. 
In the history of religion we find that the law is deterioration, decay, corrup 
tion, and finally death. The Egyptians began with the idolization of nature 
in such a way as to show that at the beginning they had the idea of a per 
sonal God. Their worship declined into a mere nature worship. The Per 
sians began with a sort of nature worship, which showed they, too, had re 
cognized a personal God, and they found their deities in the sun, moon, and 
stars, but by-and-by they came down not only to worship the planets, but 
fire which had been kindled on the earth. It is precisely so with all nations. 
He need go no further back than the Jews. They certainly had a pure re 
ligion ; they had a personal God ; they had a law for the conscience and 
spiritual worship for the soul. But what is the history of the Jewish people ? 
The history of disloyalty to Jehovah, of continuous return to idolatry, until 
at last in the Courts of the Temple of Jehovah at Jerusalem there was not 
only the worship of Baal, but the worship of Venus, and in the cloisters of 
the house of God were the priestesses of a deity which was only a projected 
lust of man, himself lower than the very brute. He need mention simply 
Ahab, Jezebel and Jezreel to suggest the bacchanalian worship which pre 
vailed side by side with the Egyptian symbol intended to represent Jehovah. 
The law of progress which people tell us has obtained in the past misleads no 
one who has learned the history of man. That which commenced shortly 
after Adam went out of the garden has been going on in the race every where, 
except so far as it has been stayed by supernatural power. The issue is 
this : for man with revealed truth and supernatural grace to go Godward, and 
for man without those gifts to go earthward. That is the law, talk of devel 
opment and progress as you please. Human reason has had its chance to 
solve the problem ; it has had ages within which to experiment. What is the 
result ? Perhaps we may consider the development of the Greek mind the 
utmost advance which has ever been made by the human understanding 
without exterior aid. Alexander conquered the world. The Greek philos 
ophers followed him the world round ; they gathered up the lore of all 
nations ; they knew the wisdom of Egypt, Persia, Assyria, even of India and 
possibly of China. They gathered together in one common stock the result 
of the world s best thoughts, and this was incorporated in Greek philosophy 
and literature. After Homer had sung, and Socrates had taught, and Plato 
had reasoned, and Aristotle had constructed the forms of logic, certain of the 



84 ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 

Greeks came into Palestine, sought the disciples of the Nazarene, and, said 
Sirs, we would see Jesus. " They were still looking, inquiring, longing, 
still dying in uncertainty and going into the doom of hopelessness. Another 
empire succeeded the great Roman Empire whose conquests spread its do 
main from Parthia to Britain, and from the German forests to the cataracts 
of the Nile, gathering in its sweep not only the material wealth of the nations, 
but their intellectual resources and riches. The Roman conquered the Greek, 
the Greek conquered the Roman. In mental matters the Romans were the mere 
pupils of the Greeks, imitating the Greek religion, philosophy and literature . 
Virgil sang what Horace had sung, and Roman philosophers imitated Socra 
tes, Plato and Aristotle. After all that the Roman mind had gathered from 
the races as the result of the thinking of all past ages, Pilate, in the presence 
of the same Nazarene, spoke not for himself but for his age and nation, say 
ing, " What is truth ? " and this not with a sneer or with scepticism. There, 
then, is the last result of human thinking concerning things divine . Shall 
we go back again and travel all the dreary waste ? We say, No. Shall we 
leave the nations around us to work on and on through their historical ages, 
to come in later generations to our children or our children s children, saying, 
" Sirs, we would see Jesus," or looking up from the bleak world to heaven, 
calling in broken-hearted despair, " What is truth ?" To any rationalist he 
had two things to say. First, what is human reason ? What are its powers ? 
On what ground do you affirm the authenticity of what it defines ? There 
was not one rationalist out of ten thousand who could answer the question to 
his own satisfaction, much less ours. The second point is, Have you read 
history ? If you have, profit by it. Standing on our own ground, and be 
lieving we have a revelation from God, which must be made powerful in our 
hearts and minds, by the Holy Spirit, for our salvation and eternal life, what 
is the present place for the Scriptures in the scheme of evangelistic work by 
which we can bring the Gospel to bear on the heart, mind, character, and 
everlasting destiny of the race ? God has always respected the human mind 
according to its constitution, and has always dealt with it after a rational 
fashion. He has never required faith from man without giving ample grounds 
for it. So from the beginning, when God knew, as He always must have 
known, that the time had come to speak to man lest man should go to de 
struction, He has always authenticated the message. First, He has given to 
some of His servants a message to men, and then He has given something to 
authenticate the message, so that no man need receive it until he could justify 
the reception of it as wholly rational. When God spoke to any of the patri 
archs, He manifested Himself so that the patriarch should see Him. He then 
gave His message. The patriarch was to speak to others and repeat the 
message, and he had some sign, some token from God that he had received it 
from God, and was authorized to declare it to men. The same obtained in re 
gard to the prophets. Moreover, God is truth, and He will not co-operate with 
any man who is not true, and will not endorse a message which is not true. 
Christ uttereth the truth. Nicodemus stood up to explain the philosophy of his 
teaching as related to his miracles " We know that thou art a teacher come 
from God, because no man can do these miracles unless God be with him." 
God does not send His mighty power in connection with a message that is 
untrue. Christ said, " Believe my words if you are spiritual, but if you are 
not spiritual, believe me for the work s sake." When Christ gave the com 
mission to His Apostles, He told them first of all that the Gospel would be 
completed by the Holy Spirit. " He shall take of mine and show it unto 
you. He shall bring to your remembrance whatever I have said unto you, 
and you shall have power to work miracles." They went forth with the 
power of Christ, and the power authenticated the Word, and men were ra- 



ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 85 

tional. They said, as the magicians said when they saw the works of Moses 
before Pharaoh s throne, " This is the finger of God." He wished them to 
remember these two facts: first, there was a definite message from God to be de 
livered. Then, in connection with the message, there was a sign, or token, 
or seal, that could not be mistaken, that God was in and with the teacher 
in and with the message. That was the way in which God for ages dealt 
with the people whom He would teach and bring to Himself. Was that ir 
rational or needless; or rather, was it not rational and most needed ?" If a pro 
phet came before the Jews, and said, " I have a message from Jehovah, I 
am the messenger of Jehovah," they would say, " How do we know that ? 
Show your credentials ; let us see the sign-manual of Jehovah ; then we will 
take you for his messenger." He must, in order to gain the rational confi 
dence of the human understanding, work a work of God before he could 
claim that his message was the Word of God. In what position was the 
Church since the time of the Apostles 1 Had they no definite message to 
proclaim ? What did Christ say to the Apostles ? Go into all the world 
and preach the Gospel to every creature ;" and in one place, "Disciple all 
nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the 
Holy Ghost, and teaching them my Gospel." Where was the Gospel ? First 
of all, in the Old Testament Scriptures, which Christ said at the outset of 
His preaching He came not to destroy, but to fulfil. The Gospel came out 
of the roots of the ancient Scriptures. It was not even planted in the soil 
of the ancient Scriptures, but grew out of their living roots, flowered out, 
and had its fruitage. Christ went on to say " The Spirit will bring to 
your remembrance whatsoever I have said to you, and the Spirit will take of 
mine and show it to you." That was Christ s Gospel. The Epistles supplied 
the supplement, the memorials of what Christ had said, and the other things 
of Christ which the Spirit showed to the Apostles. There was a definite 
body of truth which was the message. When Christ said " Go, disciple 
all nations," He put in the terms of the commission a limit to the message. 
No man had any right to preach natural religion, or his own opinions, or to 
indulge in his own speculations. Just as Moses and Elijah and Isaiah and 
John had a definite message, with God for its author and God s power for 
its endorsement, so had the preacher this definite message. He must preach 
the Word, and the Word alone. Any other treatment of the people was a 
violation of the rights of the human mind, understanding and conscience. 
He stood in the name of God before a people who were silent at his feet, as 
the messenger of the Almighty. Had he any right to take advantage of 
their humble attitude before him, to form in their judgment his opinion, to 
impart to them his convictions, to transfer to them his private notion 1 They 
came to worship Almighty God, to bow humbly at His feet, and adore Him 
there, in a reverential mood, in a passive state Him who sat on the throne. 
Had he a right to take advantage of that occasion to impart to them his cogi 
tations or theories or hypotheses ? He stood and preached to them where they 
must be silent and could not answer. Had he any right to say his say where 
they could not say their say ? They might talk about tyranny. There never 
was such a despot under heaven as the man who dared in the presence of 
Almighty God, and as his minister, to keep the people dumb while he took 
advantage of their silence and quiescence to put into them, without any 
ground but his own belief in them, his private convictions. But, besides 
that, he stood before them as the minister of Jesus Christ, and charged them 
with sin ; he called them sinners, declaring that they were guilty, said they 
must answer before the bar of God for their lives, told them to repent and 
be converted, to change their spirit and reform their lives. What right had 
a mortal man to stand before his fellow-men and urge such an indictment, 



86 ANNIVERSARY MEETING. 

unless he used, as best he might, and almost alone, the very words of God 
Himself ? He said no man had any right, in the presence of the human 
understanding and conscience and heart, and between Almighty God and 
man, to preach anything but the definite message written in that Book called 
the Holy Scriptures and known as the Word of God. If Christ said " Go, 
disciple all nations," he added " teaching them to observe all things that I 
have commanded you ;" and if the preacher went to the people with one 
hand to guide them, it was because he held the Bible in the other hand. 
Therefore the printed Bible must go with him to prevent him from lording 
it over God s heritage, and tyrannizing over the human understanding and 
conscience and heart. Then, should he alone interpret it, or the Church be 
hind him, or some Council ] ,000 or 2,000 years old behind the Church ? 
What would the people know about the teaching of the Church or of the 
Council ? They simply knew how the parish priest understood the teaching 
of the Church and the Council, and unless he was a pretty good Latin scholar 
he could not understand much of the teaching of either. There might be 
some belonging to the Romish Church present, but it had never been his way 
to abuse the Roman Catholics. The law of love was the best way to con 
vert Roman Catholics. The only way was to draw men into the arms held 
out in love and invitation. There was no exception to this. Where was 
that which was to take the place of the miracle in our time ? They had the 
message in the Scriptnres. They had got so far. Where was the token, 
where was the sign, where was the seal ? If they were going to preach the 
Gospel to all the races, the preacher must take the Bible in his hand and 
give it to them, and tell them to read while he preached, that they might 
keep him within the bounds of his commission and get as near the original 
fountain of truth as he must in the end. But where was the evidence of the 
mighty power of God with the messenger and the message ? The days of 
miracles were gone. What took their place 1 There could be nothing but 
a manifest operation of God, that must be discovered, that could not be mis 
taken for any other operation than Divine. Where and what was it ? Let 
them suppose that they were all Buddhists in India, and he was discoursing 
to them about Hindu philosophy and theology, and some man came in at a 
side door and said, "Stop, sir; I wish to speak to your people." " What 
about?" " I have come here from God." "From God? Who are you? 
When did you see God ? When did God authorize you to come here ? What 
are you coming for ? " "I want you to give up everything you have ever 
believed, to relinquish everything you have ever hoped, to forsake every 
source of spiritual and intellectual life at which you have ever drawn inspira 
tion and power, and believe what I say to you on pain of eternal damna 
tion, too." He would say, " Who are you ? What are you ? " The stranger 
wo\\ld reply, " I have a book." " If you please go home and let me examine 
it." When he came back he would ask him, " How do you prove it is the 
Book of God ? I have been reading it. There are a great many good things 
in it, and a great many that I do not understand ; but how do you prove that it 
comes from God ? " They were brought face to face with one of the most 
serious elements of human responsibility, as man was held accountable to 
God under the Kingdom of Jesus Christ. Christ sent forth His disciples, 
after the age of miracles was passed, with nothing but the Gospel, to preach 
it with authority that they recognised, but the people might not, with the 
power of the Holy Ghost behind them, impalpable though effective through 
the truth when the truth was once known ; God, who for ages had been 
planning the work of redemption that He might fulfil that love which desired 
not the death of a sinner, but that all might turn to Him and live ; Christ, who 
had come into the world in our nature, for ever brother with us, who had taught 



ANNIVERSAKY MEETING. 87 

and wrought, and suffered and died, and submitted to the humiliation of the 
tomb, and ascended to be a high priest making intercession for us so far with 
drew from men that no new word was uttered, no new work wrought, but the 
complete Gospel was given to men to carry to their fellow-men, that they might 
believe on Christ and be saved, on this condition, that they must first believe in 
the disciples before they could believe in the message, and first in the message 
before they could believe on Jesus and be saved. How the Son of God could 
commit the truth to men, not only with this expectation that they should teach 
it to others, but that they should have such a spirit, such a character, such con 
secration, such devotion, such advancement in holiness, as that men could so be 
lieve in them as at last to believe in the Gospel and the Christ of the Gospel, 
was beyond conception mysterious, but so it was . The Westminster Review and 
others said, " How is it that you have been preaching the Gospel so long 
for: twenty years and have made so few conversions ?" " It takes time." 
" Why ?" The men went with the Bible in their hands and said it was their 
commission and their message. They gave it to the people as soon as they 
could translate it, and said it was their message from God to them ; but 
they must have the token of Almighty power to witness their message. That 
token was not the division of the sea or the river, but the mighty power of 
God s Spirit in enlightening, purifying, renewing, advancing towards per- 
fectness the disciples themselves, and it took time to show all the relations 
of a sanctified life and to make an impression on the heathen world. The 
life of the missionary was more gospel than he could ever preach until he 
had lived among the heathen and in close and tender fellowship with them. 
That was the reason why their best sons and fairest daughters had gone to 
Africa to live holy lives and make graves which were the first footsteps of the 
Son of God in desolate places. What indicated the missionary now was 
Christ formed in them, the hope of glory. It was the living Christ repro 
duced in the living disciples that became at last the concrete Gospel, with 
the Holy Ghost in it and to be communicated by it. When they wanted an 
ingathering of souls, they prayed that the Holy Spirit might be poured on 
the people who were not enlightened. But Christ said, " Tarry ye here at 
Jerusalem until ye" not the people " be endowed with power from on 
high." The authentication of the Gospel was their saintly lives, and they 
must be so high above other men in the tone of their mind, in the aspiration 
of their heart, so spotlessly snowy white in the purity of every thought, feel 
ing, and desire, so noble and grand, and large and all-embracing and all- 
holding in their limitless love, so beautiful in the cleanness of their nature, 
so gentle and sweet in all their domestic relations, so kind and tender and 
forgiving and loving in all their contact with man, that they should walk 
as Christ walked. He told the story of a little ignorant London boy who 
had heard a little of the character of Christ at a Sunday school, and pointed 
out to a comrade a gentleman who took care of the poor in one of the worst 
districts in London, as being "Jesus Christ." When they walked so that 
the poor and ignorant would make that mistake, they would ask no more 
proof of the authenticity of their call to teach, and the truth of the message 
they were invited to proclaim. After pointing out that the Scriptures en 
forced the duty of both faith and works, Dr. Duryea said that if he had not 
faith that the whole world would be converted to Christ he would have no faith 
in the salvation of his own soul. Why? Because God is committed to it, 
and if He fail in that He may fail in all the rest. Therefore, it was the 
business of Christians to urge on the work of evangelizing the world. They 
who with patriotic devotion would defend the woman who represents Bri 
tish rights and privileges, could understand what it is to have a zeal which 
burns like the flaming sun in the heavens for Him who having not seen they 



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loved. When we say " Thy kingdom come !" let us not raise our eyes to the 
heavens, but let us look at China, Africa, India, and South America. Let 
us view our mission work in circulating the Bible, and in sending abroad 
living preachers to live the Gospel, as a part and parcel of the common duty 
of our every-day devotion, and not the occasional function of a religious life 
that spends its strength at home and gives the residue abroad. 

Hon. Vice-Chancellor Blake, in seconding the resolution, said that they 
must all be grateful to the Rev. Dr. Duryea for the eloquent and stirring ad 
dress he had delivered. The rev. gentleman had made them feel that in the 
grand work of discipling the world they and the American nation were one. 
He might take the opportunity to say that he did not believe any person 
could take the Bible and carefully read it without finding in it the light 
which it was intended he should find, and it was because he implicitly be 
lieved in this as he did in his own existence that he saw that they should 
not keep this treasure to themselves, but distribute it throughout the length 
and breadth of the land. It was because they believed that Christ was the 
power of salvation, and that they thought that others should be taught to 
know .Him. A great deal had been made of the fact that, notwithstanding 
the introduction of the Bible, idolatry, infidelity and sin still existed. He 
could only say that he knew of no period in the world s history in which God 
was glorifying Himself to a greater extent in His Word than at the present 
time. If they cast their eyes over the world and saw what the Bible was 
doing, they would be surprised to see that the power of God was the same 
now as in the day of Peter. He concluded by referring to the fact that in 
July an International Convention of the Young Men s Christian Associations 
was to be held in Toronto, and expressed a hope that the Rev. Dr. Duryea 
would attend and bring two or three more like himself, who could address 
them in the same stirring manner. 

The resolution was carried . 

Rev. W. W. Ross moved " That this Society heartily approves of the 
practice of the British and Foreign Bible Society in circulating versions 
translated from the Vulgate in countries where more perfect ones, or Protes 
tant translations from the original languages, will not be received ; and re 
joices that the recent attacks against our great Parent Society in England 
have been overruled in establishing her more firmly than ever in the con 
fidence of the Christian public." 

Hon. Wm. McMaster seconded the motion, and the resolution was carried. 

The fourth resolution was moved by Rev. J. M. Cameron, seconded by 
Dr. Geikie "That the hearty thanks of this meeting be presented to the 
Very Rev. the Dean and the Churchwardens of St. James Cathedral for its 
use on Sabbath evening last, and to the Rev. Charles R. Matthew, B.A., 
for the instructive sermon which he preached in the interest of the Society 
on that occasion. " 

The fifth resolution was moved by J. George Hodgins, LL.D., seconded 
by Col. MofFatt " That the hearty thanks of this meeting be presented to 
the Pastor and Trustees of this church for its use on the present occasion, 
and to the organist, choir, and children for their valuable services in con 
nection with this annual meeting." 

The proceedings terminated with the benediction. 

THE REGULAR QUARTERLY MEETING of the Directors was held in the Board 
Room on Tuesday, April llth, at 7.30 P.M. The chair was occupied part 



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of the time by the Rev. W. Reid, and afterwards by the Rev. J. Potts. The 
meeting was opened with the usual devotional exercises, and the ordinary 
routine business transacted. The question of the appointment of a General 
Agent for the Dominion by the B. & F. Bible Society was discussed at con 
siderable length. A motion to postpone the consideration of the subject and 
another to refer it to a Committee having been lost, a resolution was passed 
expressing the opinion " that for various reasons it would not be expedient 
that .a Permanent Agent of the Parent Society should be appointed to labour 
with 1 n the territory of this Auxiliary, while at the same time the Board 
would rejoice to receive from time to time the visits of any representatives 
of the Parent Society whom they may be pleased to send." 

A letter was read from the Rev. Dr. Gilman, regretting the inability of 
the American Bible Society to send an official representative to our anniver 
sary this year, and asking that a representative from this Society be sent to 
their anniversary at Philadelphia, on the 16th of May. On the motion of 
Dr. Hodgins, seconded by Mr. Morse, the Rev. W. W. Ross was appointed 
to go in this capacity. 

The grants of money as stated in the Annual Report were voted. Tha 
Agency and Colportage Committee submitted their Report for the year, 
which, on the motion of Mr. Beardmore, seconded by the Rev. S. Rose, was 
received and adopted. 

The meeting adjourned to the 25th April, when the Board met at 7.30 
P.M., the Hon. W. McMaster in the chair. The final arrangements for the 
Annual Public Meeting were reported and approved, and the draft of the 
Annual Report was read and adopted. 



THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING of the Board was held Tuesday, May 9th, 
at 7.30 P.M., the Hon. W. McMaster in the chair. The meeting was opened 
with prayer. The following Standing Committees were appointed for the 
year : 

Ketchum Bequest Committee (to act with similar Committee of the Tract 
Society). The Rev. S. Rose, the Rev.W. Reid, Messrs. A. Christie, J. Brown, 
W. Kennedy, and the Secretaries. 

Agency and Colportage Committee. Revs. W. Reid, S. J. Hunter, D. J. 
Macdonnell, C. R. Matthew, D. C. McDowell, and Messrs. A. Christie, J. K. 
Macdonald, J. Gillespie, J. Brown, W. Kennedy, C. A. Morse, and the 
Secretaries. 

Committee for placing Scriptures in Railway Cars. Dr. Hall, and Messrs. 
McBean and Rogers. 

A letter from Major Kennedy, of Winnipeg, about Colportage in Mani 
toba, was read and referred to the Colportage Committee. 

The meeting was closed, as usual, with prayer. 



BIBLE SOCIETY NOTICES. 



A I..L Auxiliaries and Branches are particularly requested to make 
^ out a Yearly Report, which shall embrace all the principal occur 

rences of the year, with a List of Subscribers, for which blank forms 
are provided, and send the same to the Secretaries at the Depository, 
Toronto, on or before the Thirty-first Day of March, so that there may be 
sufficient time to prepare the Annual Report before the Annual General 
Meeting of the Society. 

T :.- IT is FURTHER RKMUKSTKD, that when remittances are made 
to the Upper Canada Bible Society, it should be stated whether the 
same are to be placed to the Purchase Account, or given as a Free Con 
tribution to the Funds of the Society, &c. All remittances should be 
made to the Depositary.