The duty of a Christian church to manage their affairs with charity. A sermon preached October 4. 1732. at the gathering of the Second Church of Christ in Rowley. by William Balch

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StatementBy William Balch, A.M. Pastor of a church in Bradford. ; [Five lines of quotations]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3868.
ContributionsSecond Parish (Rowley, Mass.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 19, [1] p.
Number of Pages19
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