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American bible society

a society founded in New York City in 1816 to bring about worldwide dissemination of the Bible.
Historical Examples

But it, too, was completed and published in 1879, by the American Bible Society.
Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell

He took an active part in the founding of the American Bible Society in 1816, of which he became the first president.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3 Various

The American Bible Society up to 1868, however, distributed a million copies of scriptural and religious works among the freedmen.
The History of the Negro Church Carter Godwin Woodson

After his second return he proposed the organization of the American Bible Society, which was accomplished in 1816.
A History of American Christianity Leonard Woolsey Bacon

From 1821 until 1828 he was president of the American Bible Society.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 3 Various


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