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James Hudson Taylor.

James Hudson Taylor, M.R.C.S., the beloved Founder of the China Inland Mission, was born at Barnsley, Yorkshire, in 1832, sailed for China under the Chinese Evangelisation Society in 1853. He definitely founded the China Inland Mission in 1S65, though he had sent out the first member as early as 1862. There are now (1907) in connection with the C.I.M. 875 workers, wives included, in 16 of China's provinces. Mr. Taylor died at Changsha, the capital of Hunan, June 1905, after fifty-two years of labour for the Evangelisation of Inland China.

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