whiggism of the old school as exemplified by the past history and present position of the Church of Scotland. by Hugh Miller

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Published by J. Johnstone in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • Church of Scotland -- History.,
  • Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- Scotland.

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LC ClassificationsBX9071 .M54 1839
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5111645M
LC Control Number74184215

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