petent Missionary in each associational district, whose
duty shall be to preach and lecture on ministerial educa¬
tion, etc., and collect means for the same, and forward all
except 25 per cent, to the treasurer, which he shall be enti¬
tled to. Resolved further, that we urge upon all the
churches to devise means to raise an educational fund to
keep one or more pupils at said Institution. Resolved,
That we urge and request all churches to keep a record of
all monies collected therein, and to whom paid, for educa¬
tional purposes, and that they forward copies of the same
to their respective associations.
H. W. Bowen, Chairman.
At this session $60 in cash and $70 by subscrip¬
tion was donated to the Home Mission Society by this
association. The following is the resolution on dona¬
tion to the society and list of subscribers:
DONATION TO HOME MISSION SOCIETY.
Resolved, That the thanks of this body are due and
are hereby tendered to the American Baptist Home Mis¬
sion Society, and its worthy corresponding secretary Dr.
S. S. Cutting, for its helping hand to us in aid of a more
enlightened ministry and teachers, by the establishment
of a Baptist seminary at Natchez. 2d. Resolved, That
we pledge our undivided support of the same both as in¬
dividuals and in church relations and that as an earnest
of our appreciation of their efforts in our behalf, the sum
of sixty dollars, out of the unexpended funds for " Theo¬
logical School," now on deposit, be and the same is hereby
appropriated as a free-will offering on our part to said so¬
ciety, and that the corresponding secretary»be instructed
to transmit a certified copy of these resolutions to said
society, and that a warrant for said sum on the treasury
be drawn in favor of said society, and be cashed and trans¬
mitted by due course to Dr. S. S. Cutting, corresponding
secretary, No. 150 Nassau street, New York.
SUBSCRIBERS FOR NATCHEZ SEMINARY.
Rev. H. W. Bowen...................................$ 5 00
Rev. A. GoodwiD.