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A64861 The compleat scholler; or, A relation of the life, and latter-end especially, of Caleb Vernon who dyed in the Lord on the 29th of the ninth month, 1665. Aged twelve years and six months. Commending to youth the most excellent knowledge of Christ Jesus the Lord. Vernon, John, fl. 1666. 1666 (1666) Wing V250B; ESTC R219857 45,377 107

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