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1782 Bible of the Revolution ad: May 3rd, 1783

This is an ad for the 1782 Bible made by Robert Aitken, but being sold by Olney Winsor at his Shop.  This ad was run in the  Providence Gazette, published as The Providence Gazette AND COUNTRY JOURNAL. (Providence, Rhode Island) on May 3rd, 1783 on page 3 of the paper.

The transcription is below:

“To be Sold by OLNEY WINSOR, At his Shop, a few Doors Northward of Dr. Arnold’s Hay-Scales, A neat and well-bound American Edition of the HOLY BIBLE, Printed by Mr. ROBERT AITKEN, in Philadelphia, and examined, approved and recommended, by Congress.  As this is the first Edition ever published in our Language in this Country, it is presumed that the Curious, as well as the Religious, will wish to be possessed of a Copy.  They will apply soon, as but few are on Hand.  Also, a small Assortment of EUROPEAN and WEST-INDIA GOODS, which will be sold on the most reasonable Terms.  Constant Attendance will be given, and the smallest Favours gratefully acknowledged.”