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Letters on the church question

Cunningham, William

Letters on the church question

in answer to a speech of the Rev. M. Robertson of Ellon

by Cunningham, William

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Published by J. Johnstone in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robertson, James, -- 1803-1860.,
  • Church of Scotland -- Controversial literature.,
  • Church and state -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementbyWilliam Cunningham.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20803578M


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