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Now What? American Bible Union
6/11/2014
What can you tell me about the American Bible Union? I found a certificate in our family Bible stating that an ancestor, James Hitching, donated a dime to this group Nov. 24, 1867.
Q. What can you tell me about the American Bible Union? I found a certificate in our family Bible stating that an ancestor, James Hitching, donated a dime to this group Nov. 24, 1867.

A. The American Bible Union was a Baptist organization founded in New York City June 10, 1850, to promote the translation and printing of a revised version of the Bible. It was a splinter group from the American Bible Society (ABS), founded in 1816 by a group of New York philanthropists whose goal was "the dissemination of the Scriptures in the received versions where they exist, and in the most faithful where they may be required."

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