Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Societies, etc.
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Founded in 1829, the Bible Association of Friends aimed to distribute Bibles to all Quaker households. Records show their financial and administrative activities, including information about printing and distributing Bibles.
Overview The Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends, a Quaker Bible distribution society, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was established in 2nd month, 1830, under the Bible Association of Friends in America. Its purpose was to supply “Friends and others with the Holy Scripture, “to encourage “the frequent and serious perusal of them”, and to promote “a more accurate knowledge of their invaluable contents”. All subscriptions collected by the Auxiliary were turned over to the parent body,...