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Simeon Bassett’s Bible, 1827

Mon, 2013-02-18 15:21 -- administrator

This Bible purchased by Doorkeeper Bassett was kept on the vice president’s table in the old Senate Chamber and used to administer the oath of office to senators until 1882.

Collection of the U.S. Senate

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