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This is a very small cut-out
version from the front of the
McBride Family Bible.
 
The inscription reads :
 
BOOK  DIVINE
PRECIOUS  TREASURE
THOU  ART  MINE
 
How true this is.

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Wheather these items were placed in a
specific location for a reason, is unknown.
Perhaps, Favorite Bible verses.

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OLD  BIBLE  ODDITIES
 
A tree leaf was found inserted into the
Old Family Bible
at the following locations :
 
--  Leviticus * Chap 23 Ver 22 - Chap 25 Ver 41
--  Joshua * Chap 4 Ver 2 - Chap 6 Ver 3
--  II Samuel * Chap 20 Ver 7 - Chap 22 Ver 40
--  I Chronicles * Chap 8 Ver 1 - Chap 11 Ver 2
--  Psalms * Chap 84 Ver 1 - Chap 89 Ver 42
An Impression of a Tree Leaf located at :
--  Maccabees * Chap 4 Ver 1 - Chap 5 Ver 65
A Tree Leaf inserted in Old Bible at :
--  Maccabees * Chap 6 Ver 1 - Chap 8 Ver 15
An Impression of a Tree Leaf located at :
--  Maccabees * Chap 9 Ver 1 - Chap 10 Ver 44
A Tree Leaf Inserted in Old Bible at :
--  St. Matthew * Chap 5 Ver 1 - Chap 5 Ver 43
A Flower Bud inserted in Old Bible at :
--  The Acts * Chap 12 Ver 1 - Chap 14 Ver 3
 
A Wreath of Human Hair, approx 1 3/4" in
diameter with a blue ribbon tied into a bow
was found located at:
-- I Chronicles * Chap 11 Ver 3 - Chap 13 Ver 7
 
Part of a Business Card inserted in the Bible at :
--  Judges * Chap 4 Ver 2 - Chap 6 Ver 3
It reads in pard :
A.R. McGOWN . . .
Importers and Jobbers In . . .
HOSIERY, GLOVE . . .
Notions, White . . .
and
Gents' Furnishings Goods . . .
623 Market & 614 Comme . . .
Philadel . . .
Presented By
S.J. McBride

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The Author is assuming the Wreath of Hair
is that of the Mother - Mary (Polly) Armstrong
 
It was Tradition for people to put a Wreath made
of Hair from the Mother in the Family Bible.
 
What a nice Tradition - perhaps still true today.
 
As stated previously, It is unknown why these
items were placed where they still remain.
This, of course, can not be confirmed.
Truly, Only God knows for sure.

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