Civil rulers raised up by God to feed His people
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Civil rulers raised up by God to feed His people a sermon at the publick lecture in Boston, July 25, 1728, in the audience of His Excellency the Governour, His Honour the Lieut. Governour, and the Honourable the Council and representatives of the province, being the Thursday after His Excellency"s arrival here by Thomas Prince

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Published by Printed for Samuel Gerrish ... in Boston in New-England .
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  • Massachusetts


  • Burnet, William, 1688-1729.,
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775 -- Sermons.

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Other titlesMr. Prince"s sermon in the audience of the General Court
Statementby Thomas Prince ...
ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress), Samuel Gardner Drake Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsF67 .B96
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6595549M
LC Control Number17006690

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