Family Records in the American Bible Collection

Bigelow, William


1815 Bible published by E. Duyckinck & Co.

Bible 108


  • Mary Bond Bigelow. August 3, 1800.
  • Charles William Stratton. May 28, 1831.


(Provenance page) William Bigelow from his affectionate brother Lewis Bigelow

(On inside cover) This book I’d rather own than / all the gold and gems / That is in monarchs’ Coffers ___ ___ / all their diadems(?) / Nay, were the seas our/as(?) Chrysolite / The earth(?) a golden ball; / And diamonds all the stars of night / This book were worth them all.