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An epistle of true Christian love

Whitehead, George

An epistle of true Christian love

to all Friends called (or reputed) Quakers, who profess the true light ...

by Whitehead, George

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Published by T. Sowle in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. London : World Microfilms Publications in association with the Society of Friends, c1977. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (Early Quaker writings from the library of the Society of Friends, 1650-1750 ; reel 9, no. 44).

Statementby their antient friend in Christ, G. Whitehead.
SeriesEarly Quaker writings from the library of the Society of Friends, 1650-1750 ;, reel 9, no. 44.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/134 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2950615M
LC Control Number84191742


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