Inscribed to Senator Robert C. Byrd, Prayers Offered by the Chaplain of the United States Senate, Rev. Edward L.R. Elson, at the opening of the daily sessions of the Ninety-fifth Congress.
Twelvemo, 173. Blue cloth, light wear to boards. Clean text block. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “For Senator Robert C. Byrd, Friend of the years, With high esteem, Every good wish and a prayer. Edward L.R. Elson. 2 March 1979.”
The Rev. Edward L.R. Elson (1906-1993) served for 12 years as the Chaplain of the United States Senate, retiring in 1981.