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British mission of the Church of the Puritans its true origin and prosecution under the policy of Dr. H.A. Hartt by Elizabeth Johnstone

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Published by J.A. Gray, printer in New-York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Cheever, George Barrell, 1807-1890,
  • Hartt, Henry A,
  • Church of the Puritans (New York, N.Y.),
  • Antislavery movements -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementpublished by the author.
ContributionsCheever, George Barrell, 1807-1890., Hartt, Henry A.
LC ClassificationsF128.62.C54 J6
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6307508M
LC Control Number34019821

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