“And ye shall make hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof, it shall be a jubilee.” Leviticus 25:10
“PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF LEV. XXV X. BY ORDER OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF PENSYLVANIA FOR THE STATE HOUSE IN PHILADA”PASS AND STOWMDCCLIII
“Last week was raised and fix’d in the Statehouse Steeple, the new great Bell, cast here by Pass and Stow, weighing 2000 lb. with this Motto, Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land, unto all the Inhabitants thereof; Lev xxv. 10.
“It gave out clear notes and loud…until noon, when it received a sort of compound fracture…which put it completely out of tune…” (Public Ledger, 2-26-1846.)