The Society of Friends in the nineteenth century
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The Society of Friends in the nineteenth century a historical view of the successive convulsionsand schisms therein during that period by William Hope Hodgson

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Published by For sale by Smith, English & co., and by the author in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Society of Friends -- History.

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StatementBy William Hodgson.
LC ClassificationsBX7631
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19846380M

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