Description: This auction is for a RARE Family Bible and ALL THE CONTENTS from within. The contents include LOADS of FAMILY HISTORY for the STROUP Family residing in PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA in the 1800's.
GREAT PHILADELPHIA HISTORICAL INFORMATION.... Please see ALL PHOTOS BELOW ......
Included: *DODDRIDGE FAMILY EXPOSITOR BIBLE 1833 PRINTING, New Testament by Philip Doddridge (several Steel cut engravings, all pages intact, but leather binding is in poor condition, some foxing)
*3 HOLLOW CUT SILHOUETTES (unidentified, but certainly members of the family)
*Marriage Certificate (1874- George Stroup to Ella ?, Wonderful embossed pattern around edges)
*Marriage Certificate (1834- Peter Stroup to Alexina Robinson...wrapped in tissue paper printed with a lovely advertisement for French Flowers from A. Rothe, Philadelphia)
*Purchase Document or Deed (Purchases of Truck?, etc. from John M. Chestnut & Co., North-East Corner Second and Market Streets. 2 Cent US Interrev Stamped)
*Primitive Painting (ships and soldiers at sea)
*Family Records (Births, Marriages, Deaths...newspaper clippings and handwritten in Bible)