Fifty-year-old Ruth Brown recorded her name, noted that she received this book as a gift from her grandmother, and added reflections on her own mortality on the rear pastedown of this psalter. The classic companion to The New England Primer both before and after the Revolution, this psalter was the essential source for children's religious education in eighteenth-century America.
BRB0797. The Psalter: or, Psalms of David, with the Proverbs of Solomon, and Christ's Sermon on the Mount. Being an Introduction for Children to the Reading of the Holy Scriptures. Carefully Copied from the Holy Bible. Worcester, Massachusetts: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, 1784.
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Thomas, Isaiah, 1749–1831. , “BRB0797,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed August 16, 2022, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1155.