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Haystack Group.

Group of students (including G. Hall,* S. J. Mills,* and L. Rice*) at Williams Coll., Williamstown, Massachusetts, unified by an impromptu prayer meeting in a storm, under shelter of a haystack, in the early 1800s; those who joined later, at Andover (Massachusetts) Theol. Sem., included A. Judson* and S. Newell*; efforts of the group led to organization of the American* Bd. of Commissioners for For. Missions.

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