amidst the heathens; we are fully trusting in God our
" Give us, we pray, your sympathies. We were once as
you are now at home in Montgomery Co., Miss. Pray that
our children may not become contaminated with heathen
customs and ideas. Help us to say from our hearts, ' Thy
will be done.' O, how much one sees in the Lord's
" We wish to build a chapel unto the Lord at this
place. Will you help by rallying to Brother L. G. Jordan?
May the Lord put it into your hearts to remember Zion in
"We pray God's blessings upon the convention as¬
sembled. I am your sister of your own household.
"It has pleased the God and Father of our Lord
Jesus Christ to use us in the establishment of a Baptist
church in Africa, and the redemption of an hundred souls,
and we dare pray for the conversion of one thousand
more, during this year.
" Pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit here on
heathens and missionaries, and when the session is over
let us hear from you.
" Humbly yours for the redemption of Africa, through
Christ and Christian education,
Mrs. Emma Jackson,
Rev. R. A. Jackson,
and Three Children.
resolution offered by rev. h. m. thompson.
" Whereas, We have been informed that $12 will con¬
stitute an African scholarship ; and
" Whereas, We are desirous of doing some direct edu¬
cational work for our sisters in Africa, therefore, be it
"Resolved, 1st, That we create a scholarship for an
African female student to be sustained from year to year
by an annual payment of $12.
" Resolved, 2nd, That we request a hearing from the
principal of the school attended by our student, who shall
be named by said principal as beneficiary of said scholar¬
"And that as soon as possible said student be required