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McNAUGHTON BIBLE

This Bible is in the Perth Museum archives.

It measures 3 1/4 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches high. It is leather bound and written in Gaelic. The museum catalogue card states that the Bible was donated to the museum by Mrs. John McGREGOR of Balderson, Ont., and indicates that the donation was made in 1950 or before.
The inscription is on the flyleaf, the blank page before the title page.

Transcript of the title page is:

                            LEABHRAICHEAN

                                  AN

                          T-SEANN TIOMNAIDH,

                           AIR AN TARRUING

                           ON CHEUD CHANAIN

                       CHUM GAELIC ALBANNAICH;

                                 etc.

                              EDINBURGH
                                BIBLE
                               SOCIETY
                              EDINBURGH:
                     PRINTED BY ANDERSON & BRYCE;
         FOR THE EDINBURGH BIBLE SOCIETY; BY PERMISSION, FROM
            THE QUARTO EDITION OF THE SOCIETY IN SCOTLAND,
                 FOR PROPAGATING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE.
                              ---------
                                1831.

                 [stamped in the bottom right corner]
                                 NEW
                              PERTHSHIRE
                            BIBLE SOCIETY


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Presented to
Mr.[Miss] D. McNaughton,
on the occasion of
her marriage, for
resisting the old
customs of dancing
etc.  With best
wishes from her
pastor. D. Campbell.
Lawers Manse,
Decemb. 27th, 1839.

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