Bible title page with population tabulations
Date1597 – 1730
Title page from a New Testament bible, torn out and enclosed in glass. The bible was printed 1597. On reverse is a listing of towns in Rhode Island with population tabulations for whites, negroes, and indians. It reads, "In the year 1730 there [illegible] on account of the inhabitants of this Colony which is followeth." Other accounting is listed on the page, including "Luisberg on Cape Britton was taken the 17th of June 1745." Other handwritten text is hard to read.
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Ralph Hollis
Object Typestitle pages, Bibles, tables (documents)
Related People & OrganizationsRoberts, Robert (subject)