Stephen Day

(1594—1668) locksmith and first printer in the British American colonies

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Bay Psalm Book

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The first book printed in the American colonies. This metrical version of the Psalms for the churches in Massachusetts was designed to replace that of Sternhold and Hopkins....

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Cambridge Press

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(active 1639–92) First printing press in British North America. In 1638, the Revd Joseph (Josse) Glover sailed to Massachusetts Bay with a press and the would-be printers Stephen and...

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Mark Hofmann

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 (1954– ) American counterfeiter.

Hofmann forged several Mormon scriptures, including the ‘Anthon Transcript’, allegedly transcribed by the religion’s founder, Joseph Smith, from...

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