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Dowry of the past

Dowry of the past

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Published by Berry Street Presbyterian Church Kirk Session in Belfast .
Written in English


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ContributionsPresbyterian Church in Ireland., Thomas Johnstone (Belfast),
The Physical Object
Pagination72p., [4]p. of plates ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18611452M


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