Negus Bible

Submitted by Doug Negus, Sutherland, Iowa.

The Bible is brown leather and measures about 4 X 7 and is called
"The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out
of The Original Tongues and with the former translations diligently
compared and revised. Hartford, Connecticut Printed by Hudson &
Goodwin 1811."




Inside the front cover is: "Lyman Smyth Negus S.D. 3/3/85 145
Memento Mari"

The next page has "Silas Negus, Woodstock" [in beautiful writing]

Next page has "Silas Negus, Woodstock Connecticut " [in same beautiful

On the page after the New Testament is

" Mary Negus departed this life 23 August in 1819 being forty five
years three months and ten days old"

"My wife Huldah Negus departed this life 15th Feb in 1822 at about 1/2
past 5 oclock ??? being sixty seven years and six months old"

"Silas Negus departed this life Nov 1827 aged 78 years and 6 months"

Last page says "Silas Negus Woodstock Connecticut"