Men warned to examine the ground of their religion or, false foundations removed, and the true one pointed out; a sermon: preached in the cathedral church, Norwich, on Sunday, October 17th, 1790. By W. Hurn, ... by William Hurn

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 5575, no. 32).

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5575, no. 32.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],22p.
Number of Pages22
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