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Being a Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition, Printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge in New England

THE BAY PSALM BOOK
THE BAY PSALM BOOK; Being a Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition, Printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge in New England in 1640. New York: The New England Society in the City of New York: [1903] p. A.

After completing the lessons in the primer, the child was ready to undertake the work of salvation by coming to grips with the text in the Psalter and the Bible. The entire principle of public education in America was based on the belief that this work was the work of every member of the community, and the sooner it could be undertaken the better the entire community would be.


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