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Apology for the liberties of the churches in New England to which is prefix"d, A discourse concerning Congregational churches ... by Mather, Samuel

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Published by Printed by T. Fleet, for Daniel Henchman in Boston .
Written in English


  • Congregationalism.

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The Physical Object
Paginationix, 116 (i.e. 216) p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23278387M

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