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First missionaries and earliest Quakers of the Bay of Quinte district
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First missionaries and earliest Quakers of the Bay of Quinte district

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Published by s.n. in [Napanee, Ont.? .
Written in English


  • Society of Friends -- History -- Ontario.,
  • Society of Friends -- Missions -- Ontario.

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Edition Notes

Statement[compiled at the invitation of the Bay of Quinte Historical Society by Thomas W. Casey].
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 78124
ContributionsCasey, Thomas W. 1824-1903.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17516282M
ISBN 100665781245

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