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life of John Newton formerly Rector of St. Mary Woolnoth : with selections from his correspondence. by Newton, John

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Published by Seeley, Jackson,and Halliday... in London .
Written in English


  • Newton, John, -- 1725-1807 -- Correspondence.

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Paginationv, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL19148262M

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