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A short introduction to Christian knowledge

A short introduction to Christian knowledge

designed particularly for the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church at East-Woods, Oysterbay.

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Published by Printed by John Harrison, at Yorick"s Head, No. 3, Peck-Slip. in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Episcopal Church -- New York (State),
  • Christian education -- New York (State) -- Oyster Bay.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Andrew Fowler, A.B. ; [Six lines from Isaiah]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24328.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination31, [1] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14622145M


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