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"No Bibles For Sale in New Orleans" Christian Monitor. Richmond, Va. 1815. News

Regular price $195.00
The Christian Monitor. Richmond, Va. July 29, 1815. Volume I. Number 4. Printed by A. G. Booker & Co. 8 pages. [(25)-32]. Pages separated, age toned, edge tears. Overall good condition.  Includes in part: “…The want of Bibles in Louisiana has been extreme … the families which are destitute of the word of God. …Some of the Tennessee militia, when passing through Nashville on their way to New-Orleans, had inquired in vain for a Bible: not one was to be found for sale… nor is there at this moment a Bible to be purchased in any Book Store in the city of New-Orleans. …The inhabitants of Florida, who are principally Americans, are generally without the Scriptures… As there were not Bibles sufficient to supply even the sick in hospitals…”

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