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The Brainerd Mission was a Christian mission to the Cherokee in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It was established by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in 1817 as the Chickamauga mission and later renamed after David Brainerd. It ended…

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The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, in Tamil: with references, contents of the chapters and chronology, from the English. [Text and page numbers in Tamil.]

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staff of the Madura mission in southern India:

top row -- Thomas S. Burnell, Horace S. Taylor, Charles T. White
middle row -- Joseph T. Noyes, William Tracy, Nathan L. Lord
bottom row -- John Rendall, Edward Chester, George T. Washburn, William…

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monument commemorating the Haystack Prayer Meeting of 1806, which led to the founding of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

dedicated in 1867

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The ordination of the first missionaries from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions -- Adoniram Judson, Gordon Hall, Samuel Nott, Samuel Newell, and Luther Rice in Tabernacle Church in Salem, Mass., February 6, 1812.

The…

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photograph of Mrs. Mary K. Edwards, the first missionary adopted by the Woman's Board of Missions

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painting of Niijima Jô / Joseph Hardy Neesima, the first Japanese ordained Protestant minister and founder of Doshisha University in Kyoto

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portrait of Miss Betsey Stockton, freed slave, first single female missionary of the American Board, and teacher at the American Board school at Lahaina, Hawaii (then called the Sandwich Islands)

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portrait of Rev. Dr. Peter Parker, medical missionary of the American Board to China

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portrait of Mrs. Mary Bowker, founder of the Woman's Board of Missions