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Lucinda Coleman Bible

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A0055
Overview The collection comprises a late-18th century bible owned by Lucinda Coleman, with accompanying provenance documentation and locket wrapping. Lucinda Coleman was born in Sag Harbor, New York between 1763-1771 and died in 1849. During the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), a band of British soldiers invaded the Coleman kitchen, raiding the oven, and stealing loaves of bread. One of the soldiers, David Carseul, gave the young Lucinda Coleman, then 12 years old, a bible in gratitude for a loaf...
Dates: Publication: 1774; c. 1850

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