its trained band of colporteurs was sent into the army.
The report rejoices in the fact that other societies have been established, and expresses the hope that others may be called into being; for after every effort has been put forth by us all there will still be thousands of precious souls but scantily supplied with the means of grace.
Mr. Winston, president of the Baptist Female Institute, corresponding secretary of the Sunday School and Publication Board, read the annual report.
Geo Sumner, the treasurer, also read his report.
At the conclusion of the reading of these reports, very interesting addresses, giving graphic and touching incidents in camp life, and the influence for good which the circulation and reading of tracts had effected among the soldiers, were made by Rev. Dr. W. F. Broadus, Rev. T. Hume, Rev. Wm. Huff Rev. John. W. Jones, chaplain 13th Va., represented that great revivals are spreading throughout the Potomac army, and hundreds had been converted.