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American slavery, by the action of the Federal Government. Meets annually for the election of officers in October.
Hon. Gerrit Smith, of New York, President.
Corresponding Secretary. The Society issues in the city of New York a monthly publication entitled the “Radical Abolitionist.”
AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY.
Office, 138 Nassau Street, New York. This institution was founded in 1833. Its object is the entire abolition of slavery in the United States, and to publish the “ National Anti-Slavery Standard.” Meets annually in the city of New York on the first Tuesday in May.
Wm. Lloyd Garrison, Boston, President.
AMERICAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY.
Rooms, 48 Beekman Street. Organized in September, 1846. The object of this Society is to send the gospel to portions of our own and other countries which are destitute; also, issue the American Missionary Magazine."
Hon. Lawrence Brainerd, Vermont, President.
AMERICAN TEMPERANCE UNION.
C. C. North, Treasurer.
AMERICAN SWEDENBORG SOCIETY, For the publication of the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. Rooms in Cooper Institute. Samuel Waldo, President.
Thomas Hitchcock, Rec. Secretary. Rev. S. Beswick, Cor. Secretary. Charles Sullivan, Treasurer.
AMERICAN SEAMAN'S FRIEND SOCIETY.
Office, 80 Wall Street. This institution was formed January, 1826 ; commenced the “Sailor's Magazine,” and other steady operations, in the fall of 1828. Wm. A. Booth, President.
H. Loomis and J. P. Warren, Secs. Charles N. Talbot, Treasurer.
BOARD OF DOMESTIC MISSIONS OF THE REFORMED PROTESTANT
BOARD OF PUBLICATION OF THE REFORMED PROTESTANT
BAPTIST MARINER'S SOCIETY.
Peter Balen, Vice-President.
COLONIZATION SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
Rooms, Bible House, Astor Place. This institution was founded in 1831, and is auxiliary to the American Colonization Society, in conveying to Africa, with their own consent, the free colored persons of the United States, and emancipated slaves.
Anson G. Phelps, President. John B. Pinney, Cor. Secretary. Joseph B. Collins, Rec. Secretary. Nathaniel Hayden, Treasurer.
DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF THE
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH. This Society comprehends all persons who are members of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. The missionary field is regarded as one-THE WORLD; the terms Domestic and Foreign being understood as terms of locality, adopted for convenience. DOMESTIC Missions are those which are established within, and FOREIGN MIssions are those which are established without, the territory of the United States.
Rev. R. B. Van Kleeck, D.D., New York, Secretary and General Agent of the Domestic Committee.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
GENERAL PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL SUNDAY-SCHOOL UNION.
Depository, 762 Broadway, New York. This society consists of the bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church-the presiding bishop being President, and the other bishops Vice-Presidents thereof-of the clergy and superintendents of the Sunday-schools of the same, and of persons who contribute in one payment thirty dollars to its funds.
Rev. Richard Cox, New York, Secretary.
T. Carlton and J. Porter, Agents.
Rev. Bishop Waugh, President. Rev. J. P. Durbin, Cor. Secretary. Thomas Carlton, Treasurer. NEW YORK BIBLE AND COMMON PRAYER BOOK SOCIETY.
Depository, 55 East 13th Street, Established in the year 1809, being the first institution in the country (except the Bible Society of Philadelphia) for the gratuitous distribution of the Scriptures. Thomas C. Butler, Treasurer and Agent.
PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF DOMESTIC MISSIONS.--23 Centre Street.
Rev. J. J. Janeway, President.
No. 17 Bible House, Astor Place.
Thomas N. Sanford, Treasurer.
MITTEE.--No. 19 Bible House.
John S. Aspinwall, Treasurer.
Right Rev. William Meade, D.D., President.
F. T. Peet. Treasurer.
BOOK SOCIETY.-762 Broadway.
H. Colburn, Agent. PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL TRACT SOCIETY. Rooms, 55 East 13th Street. Established in 1810. Richard Cox, Cor. Secretary. Thomas C. Butler, Treasurer and Agent. NOTE.—There are various other religious and humane institutions, a complete list of which will be found in the “New York Directory."
BENEVOLENT AND CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.
AMERICAN DRAMATIC FUNÒ ASSOCIATION.
F. C. Wemyss, Secretary.
Mercer Street, corner Broome.
C. Pazzaglia, Treasurer.
FRENCH BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.
A. J. Merriam, Treasurer.
FRIENDLY SONS OF ST. PATRICK.
C. H. Birney, Treasurer, 69 Wall Street.
85 Greenwich Street. R. Garrigue, President.
H. Rochold, Secretary.
C. P. Degreck, Agent.
HEBREW BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.-164 Green Street.
J. Huber, Treasurer.
Daniel Lord, Vice-President.
MARINE SOCIETY.-38 Burling Slip.
NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY.
Luther H. Hubbard, Secretary.
NEW YORK HARMONIC SOCIETY.
Arch. Johnson, Treasurer.
NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI. Hamilton Fish, President.
Alex. B. Thomson, Secretary.
Henry II. Ward, Treasurer. NEW YORK TYPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.--3 Chambers Street. 0, C. sher, President.
F. C. Faulkner, Secretary.
James Narine, Treasurer. Meets every Saturday evening.
PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY.-769 Broadway. H. C. Timm, President.
F. W. L. Spier, Secretary.
ST. ANDREW'S SOCIETY. Adam Norrie, President.
Robert B. Campbell, Secretary.
Robert Hyslop, Treasurer.
Charles H. Webb, Superintendent.
ST. NICHOLAS SOCIETY.
W. H. Johnson, Treasurer. In addition to the above Benevolent Societies, there are numerous SECRET and BENEFIT Societies, including the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows; also numerous other religious and political societies.
SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF HALF-ORPHAN AND DESTITUTE
CHILDREN. Established in New York, Dec. 16, 1835 Asylum, No. 7 West Tenth Street.
LIST OF OFFICERS AND MANAGERS FOR 1858. Mrs. W. A. Tomlinson, 1st Directress. Mrs. Eli Wainwright, Treasurer. " James Boorman, 2d
George D. Phelps, Secretary.
Mrs. G. D. Phelps,
Parents' Visiting Committee.
George S. Robbins, “ John Campbell, • Charles N. Talbot,
George D. Phelps, R. L. Stuart.
SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DESTITUTE CHILDREN OF SEAMEN.
Situated near the Sailors' Snug Harbor at Staten Island.
OFFICERS AND MANAGERS,
Mrs. W. A. Tomlinson, 1st Directress. Mrs. W. D. Cuthbertson, Treasurer.
Edward Bement, Rec. Sec.
A. M. Griswold, Cor. Sec.
Board of Advisers. Mr. Wm. H. Aspinwall, Mr. C N. Talbot, Mr. Edward Bement, “ C. H. Marshall,
Wm. T. Johnson, W. D. Cuthbertson,
Mr. G. W. Bull.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE RELIEF OF RESPECTABLE AGED
AND INDIGENT FEMALES. Situated on 20th Street, between Second and Third Avenues, city of New York.
Officers. Mrs. Anne Innes, 1st Directress. Mrs. H. T. Anderson, Treasurer. H. Gillet, 2d
S. Van Antwerp, Secretary. Mrs. S. M. Berkley, Registrar. The Board of Managers consists of twenty ladies. Matron, Mrs. A. M. Gray; Physicians --Dr. James S. Cooper, W. B. Bibbins, Áttending Physicians ; Dr. John Watson, Consulting Pliysician.