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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1271.AM:  Nemaha County Bible Society



Constitution and minutes:  1859-1868

Brownville, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Size:  One volume



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Nemaha County Bible Society was established on March 8, 1859, at Brownville, Nebraska.  The first meeting of the Society was held at the First Presbyterian Church in Brownville.  According to the Society’s constitution, the object of the Society was to “promote the circulation of the Holy Scriptures, ‘without note or comment,’ and, in English, those of the commonly received version.”



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one item, a record book for the Nemaha County Bible Society.  The front of the volume contains the constitution and minutes and proceedings of the Society.  Entries date from 1859-1868.  The back of the volume contains a list of members and subscribers to the Society from 1859.



INVENTORY



Nemaha County Bible Society record book, 1859-1868



 



Subject headings:



Brownville (Nebraska) — History

Nemaha County (Nebraska) — History

Nemaha County Bible Society

Religion



 



Revised TMM      03-20-2018