The above named society was formed in the month of May, 1856, its objects are to improve the condition of the working classes in this city, by finding employers for the unemployed poor in the West, and sending them to their several destinations. Its aims are excellent, because they are founded on the principle of immediate practical benefit and relief to the unemployed, by sending them where they can be useful to themselves and others. The executive committee is composed of some of the most respectable- persons in our city, and the Rev. D. R. Thomason, 87 Greenwich street, is corresponding secretary, and will promptly attend to applications by employers in the West, furnishing evidence of good standing in their communities, and enclosing two postage stamps. Tnis society is supported entirely by voluntary contributions, and deserves, we think, the patronage of all those who wish such a cause success, and who are able to assist in furthering its objects,
This article was originally published with the title "The American Industrial Association"