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Guide to the Susannah Bassett Book of Common Prayer 1974.108

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bassett, Susannah
Title: Susannah Bassett Book of Common Prayer
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1800
Abstract: A copy of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer with the name Susannah Bassett inscribed on the title page, circa 1800. On the inside back cover of the volume are the names and birth dates of African-American slaves, dated 1799 to 1808.
Quantity: 0.3 Linear feet in one manuscript box
Text [Box]: A0023
Call Phrase: 1974.108
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.