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Published by Printed by Benjamin Harris, and John Allen, at the London-Coffee-House. in Boston .
Written in English


  • Promises.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel Willard, teacher of a church in Boston. ; [Three lines from Proverbs]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 584.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21222310M

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