You asked: Was the first Bible printed in America printed by Congress?

On this day in history, September 12, 1782, Congress authorizes the first printing of the Bible in North America by Philadelphia publisher, Robert Aitken. … Journal of Congress, September 12, 1782 The entry in Congress’ journal on September 12 shows the correspondence and resolution authorizing the Aitken Bible.

Where was the first Bible printed in America?

The first bible published in North America was the so-called “Eliot Bible” which was printed in 1663 at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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