The 1816 American Bible Society Bible
The American Bible Society, founded in 1816, was the first national Bible society in America. The original officers of the Society included: signers of the U. S. Constitution, revolutionary generals, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, a U.S. Attorney General, a U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, state governors, and others. WallBuilders vast collection of original documents includes an original constitution of the American Bible Society as well as a first Bible printed by that society. Below is the title page for this society’s first Bible, printed in 1816.