Perhaps this will help someone...It has a personal signature under Rev. Adams picture from 1853.I purchased a book in San Francisco 20 yrs. ago in a used book store.
The book is titled "The Christian Diadem, and Family Keepsake"a gift book for all seasons, edited by Z. Paten Hatch. NY, 1853.
There is a biographical sketch on page 71 of Rev. James Adams, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y.The Rev. Adams signed under his picture, plate (B&W engraved), in script, not printed, he signed, "Yours with High Esteam James Adams. In the Biog. it states he was born near the village of Bath, Beaufort Co., N C,attend Bloomfield N.J. Academy, in 1819 for 2 yrs. entered Princeton N.J. in 1821, grad. in 1825. I am not trying to sell this, it is worn and well used. Just wanted to give information.. Was he Married? thanks Claire