first American Board missionaries

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Title

first American Board missionaries
1stMissionaries.jpg

Subject

ordination of the first missionaries from the ABCFM

Description

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 ceremony is performed by Rev. Jedediah Morse, Rev. Edward Griffin, Rev. Samuel Spring, Rev. Leonard Woods, and Rev. Samuel Worcester.

Also pictured is Ann Hasseltine (kneeling), who later married Mr. Judson and went abroad with him.

Creator

C.E. Dopler (drawing),
J.F.F. Prudhomme (engraver)

Source

Pierson, H.W. (ed.). American Missionary Memorial. Boston: Harper & Brothers. 1853: front.

Publisher

Harper & Brothers

Date

1812

Type

jpg

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Original Format

engraving

Physical Dimensions

15.5 cm x 11 cm

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June 22, 2011
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C.E. Dopler (drawing), J.F.F. Prudhomme (engraver), “first American Board missionaries,” Congregational Library Exhibits, accessed October 18, 2017, http://exhibits.congregationallibrary.org/items/show/80.
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