The loose items found in the Bible included:
- A receipt in the amount of $.25 dated November 28, 1855, from the Western Railroad Corporation for transporting apples.
- A list of ministers of the West Brookfield Congregational Church from the years 1717-1871 clipped from a newspaper.
- Two clipped different newspaper obituaries of Capt. E. P. Merriam
- A printed copy of a poem from Charles Merriam to his cousin Ebenezer Parsons Merriam of West Brookfield on his 69th Birthday November 16, 1873
You may be interested in an earlier post on the Merriam Family Ebenezer Merriam - Printer