This is the Bible Abraham Lincoln used at his inauguration in 1861.Chief Justice Roger B. Taney administered the oath of office.The ceremony was witnessed by the Clerk of the Supreme Court, William Thomas Carroll, who recorded the event in the back of the Bible to authenticate it.The Bible was given to the Library of Congress in 1928 by Mrs. Robert Todd Lincoln.
What a great WW! Thanks for sharing such an interesting picture - and explanation!
Wow, thanks for the history and the photo!
AWESOME! WOw! Thanks for sharing this!
ohhh...thanks for the info! great choice!
Great historical artifact. ggod choice for a WW.
COOL Pic. :)Gotta love history :)
What an awesome picture
Wow. Thank you for providing a background on the photo. I would have never know that.
Yes, thank you for the explanation. I love historical artifacts like this.
Wow, that's neat. A very historic Bible.
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