1817.071: Address to the People of Rockbridge County.

Published: 1817

Full Title: An address of the committee, appointed by the Bible Society of Lexington Virginia, to the people of Rockbridge County, soliciting their patronage to said society.

Author: Bible Society of Lexington, Virginia.

Place Issued: Harrisonburg

Issuing Press: Lawrence Wartmann

Description: 18 pgs.; 19 cm. (12mo).


Society was formed in late 1816 as an auxiliary of the American Bible Society; this title carries the society's constitution after the offered address [p. 15-18] with a list of its officers; among them are president George Addison Baxter (1771-1841), then Rector of Washington College (today the Washington & Lee University) and Presbyterian publishers Andrew B. Davidson (corresponding secretary) and Valentine M. Mason (recording secretary).

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