This Bible was published in 1857 by Jesper Harding & Son of Philadelphia. Previous owners have recorded their genealogy. This Bible contains marriage and birth information for the family of James R Bourne of New Bedford. The first marriage record is for James R Bourne of New Bedford of New Bedford to Isabella Staples in September 1858. There is also a record of the marriage of Henry and Anne, Edward and Annie. There also is birth dates for James, Isabella, Edward, Henry, Richard and Margaret. There are dates of death for Richard, James and Edward.