Ad For Robert Aitken’s 1782 Bible: October 10th, 1782

This is an ad that Robert Aitken’s ran advertising his 1782 Bible in the Salem Gazette, published as THE SALEM GAZETTE. (Salem, Massachusetts) on October 10th, 1782, on page 3.

Transcription below:


A correct edition, now printing in Philadelphia, by Mr. Robert Aitken, will be ready to be delivered to the subscribers by the first day of November next.

This being the first edition of THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS printed in the English language in America, it is hoped the public will give their patronage to this arduous, but necessary undertaking.