Edward Prince's Bible,

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."

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward Prince's Bible,
Date
1846
Extent
0.3 Cubic feet
Subjects
Soldiers--Religious life.
Soldiers--United States.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arrangement
The collection consists of a single item.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
59M13 : [identification of item], Edward Prince's Bible, 1846, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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Conditions Governing Access
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Use Restrictions
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