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Edward Prince's Bible, 1846

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Edward Prince's Bible

Date

1846

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

The collection consists of a single item.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

59M13 : [identification of item], Edward Prince's Bible, 1846, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.3 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

The Bible was printed in New York by the American Bible Society in 1846. The inscription reads: "Mr. Edward Prince from his affectionate sister Ann Payson August 1849."

Biography/History

The Bible was printed in New York by the American Bible Society in 1846. It belonged to Edward Prince and was a gift from his sister Ann. John Reid made entries into the Bible until 1863, concerning the fate of Edward Prince.

Scope and Content

Contains a Bible printed in New York by the American Bible Society in 1846. The inscription reads "Mr. Edward Prince from his affectionate sister Ann. Payson August 1849." Writing at the beginning of the Bible include notes by John Reid dealing with Prince's Civil War service in Mississippi. The last entry is dated June 13, 1863.

Subjects

  • Marginalia.
  • Prince, Edward
  • Reid, John
  • Soldiers--Religious life.
  • Soldiers--United States.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

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