Resolution of Thanks

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BWA World Congress Resolution 1911.6

Dr. Prestridge : It falls to me and is my great pleasure to read these resolutions of thanks. I think that is fitting because for two or three months I have been in daily correspondence,—and sometimes three and four times a day,—with the various chairmen of the committees here, and I know of their labors, of their afflictions and of their patience:

Resolved, That this second session of the Baptist World Alliance from the standpoint of extended hospitality has proven a happy and delightful success; that Philadelphia has more than carried out all of her promises making the sessions complete and our social entertainment a joyous experience never to be forgotten. We herewith express to Rev. Howard Wayne Smith and through him to his able, large, efficient, gracious, and, to us, beautiful, corps of assistants and to the local press our unbounded gratitude. The whole city of Philadelphia has counted us its guests, and we shall always believe that its name most happily embodies the spirit of its citizens.


Original Source Bibliography: Philadelphia Committee, editor. The Baptist World Alliance Second Congress: Philadelphia, June 19-25, 1911. Philadelphia: Harper and Brother Company, 1911.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Philadelphia Committee, ed., The Baptist World Alliance Second Congress: Philadelphia, June 19-25, 1911 (Philadelphia: Harper and Brother Company, 1911), p. 431.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1911.6 Resolution of Thanks;

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress Resolution 1911.6).

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