Christianity pleading for the patronage of the civil power but protesting against the aid of penal laws, considered in three sermons preached in Essex Street Chapel by Thomas Belsham

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Statementby Thomas Belsham.
ContributionsEssex Street Chapel (London)
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Paginationiv, 97 p. ;
Number of Pages97
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