Book, leatherbound Bible
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Leather-bound Bible, large, embossed with gilt decorations, rebound spine red, green, & brown ribbons sewn down the spine. Main page: "Butler's Edition, The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments..." Family births, deaths, & marriages on special pages between Apocrypha and New Testament. L 11 1/2" x W 10 3/8" x H 4". Original Bible used by the Corneau family, from 1849 onwards. Donated to the Lincoln Home in 1997. The Corneaus lived kitty-corner from the Lincolns. Charles Corneau ran a drugstore downtown. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History
|E.H. Butler & Co|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
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