Book/Printed Material The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments Lincoln Bible

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Title
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments
Other Title
Lincoln Bible
Created / Published
Oxford : University Press ; London : sold by E. Gardner, 1853.
Notes
-  LC has copy on which President Abraham Lincoln took his oath of office as the 16th president of the United States on March 4, 1861. The ceremony was witnessed by Clerk of the Supreme Court, William Thomas Carroll, who recorded the occasion in the back of this Bible, certified with a U.S. Supreme Court seal on a bright blue paper wafer. This Bible was also used by Barack Obama for his oath of office as the 44th president of the United States on January 20, 2009, and the inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013. This Bible is also one of the two used by Donald Trump for his oath of office as the 45th president on January 20, 2017.
-  For physical description and provenance, see Washington, D.C. Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Rare Book Library. Presidential inaugural Bibles; catalogue of an exhibition, 1969, no. 16.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[1280] p. ; 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
BS185 1853 .O9
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lincolnbible.1
Library of Congress Control Number
78317681
Online Format
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Description
LC has copy on which President Abraham Lincoln took his oath of office as the 16th president of the United States on March 4, 1861. The ceremony was witnessed by Clerk of the Supreme Court, William Thomas Carroll, who recorded the occasion in the back of this Bible, certified with a U.S. Supreme Court seal on a bright blue paper wafer. This Bible was also used by Barack Obama for his oath of office as the 44th president of the United States on January 20, 2009, and the inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013. This Bible is also one of the two used by Donald Trump for his oath of office as the 45th president on January 20, 2017. For physical description and provenance, see Washington, D.C. Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Rare Book Library. Presidential inaugural Bibles; catalogue of an exhibition, 1969, no. 16. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Oxford: University Press ; London: sold by E. Gardner, 1853. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/78317681/.

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(1853) The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Oxford: University Press ; London: sold by E. Gardner. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/78317681/.

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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Oxford: University Press ; London: sold by E. Gardner, 1853. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/78317681/>.