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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

Founded 1810 at Bradford, Massachusetts, by the Gen. Assoc. of Cong. Chs. of Massachusetts First missionaries included G. Hall,* A. Judson,* S. Newell,* S. Nott,* L. Rice.* The ABCFM served several other denominations, but after 1870 it represented practically only Cong. chs. In 1961 its work was taken over by the United* Ch. Bd. for World Ministries. See also Evangelicals, 5; Haystack Group.

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