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SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE; Office, 67, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, in what was once Newcastle House. This Society was founded by Dr. Bray and four others, on the 8th of March, 1699, and celebrated its third jubilee, or 150th anniversary, on the 8th of March, 1849. The Society assists schools and colonial churches, and is said to have distributed 94 millions of Bibles and Prayerbooks since the period of its foundation. The apartments of this Society in 1714 were at No. 6, Serle's-court, Lincoln's-Inn-fields.

Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850