(Library of Congress)


In the back of the volume, along with the Seal of the Supreme Court, is the following:

I, William Thomas Carroll, clerk of the said court do hereby certify that the preceding copy of the Holy Bible is that upon which the Honble. R. B. Taney, Chief Justice of the said Court, administered to His Excellency, Abraham Lincoln, the oath of office as President of the United States on the day of the date hereof at the Capitol of the United States in the City of Washington and the District of Columbia (being the seat of the National Government of the said United States)—In Testimony Whereof I hereunto subscribe my name and affix the seal of said Supreme Court this 6th day of March Ante 1861.   William Thos. Carroll, Clerk of the Supr. Court U.S.

A Compilation of Lincoln’s Writings