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A96106 A plea for almes delivered in a sermon at the spital, before a solemn assembly of the city, on Tuesday in Easter week, April. 13. 1658. / By Thomas Watson Minister of Stephens Walbrook. Lond. Watson, Thomas, d. 1686. 1658 (1658) Wing W1137; Thomason E2125_1; ESTC R230810 21,949 77

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