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A47974 A letter from a clergy-man in the country to the clergy-man in the city, author of a late letter to his friend in the country shewing the insufficiency of his reasons therein contained for not reading the declaration / by a Minister of the Church of England. Minister of the Church of England. 1688 (1688) Wing L1369A; ESTC R26839 46,996 46

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