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Published by Re-printed and sold by Kneeland and Adams, next to the treasurer"s office in Milk-Street. in Boston .
Written in English


  • Covenants (Church polity),
  • Baptism

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDialogue between a minister and his parishioner
StatementBy Joseph Bellamy, D.D. ; [Four lines of Scripture texts]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11172
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18177667M

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