Item 13 - The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

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The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Complete title: The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of The Original Tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in churches.
  • Statements of responsibility: Full publication statement on the title page is as follows: London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, for the British and Foreign Bible Society, Instituted in London in the Year 1804. And sold, to Subscribers only, at their Depository, Earl-Street, Blackfriars, London.

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CA PEI SPCA 016-13

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  • 1839 (Creation)

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1 bible, 26 x 18 cm

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Custodial history

The publication was transferred to St. Peter's Cathedral Church by the congregation at "Great Rustico" on the closure of St. Mark's Anglican Church in 2016. The bible is being held at St. Peter's for safekeeping. The original accession number, now used as a locator, is 090972.

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This bible was used by the congregation at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Rustico, Prince Edward Island. The leather cover is embossed with a wreath which says "British and Foreign Bible Society"

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The bible is in fair condition.

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See also Fonds Acc3993 - Parish of Milton and Rustico fonds : [1837-1979], at the Provincial Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island:

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Rustico Bible held in trust at the request of Father Ralph Moore. It is to be returned to Rustico, at their request, if they re-establish a formal church operation.

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On the fly leaf there is the following text: For the use of the Church at Great Rustico, given by the Colonial Church Society, January 1841.

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