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Moral rule of political action

Pierpont, John

Moral rule of political action

a discourse delivered in Hollis Street Church, Sunday, January 27, 1839

by Pierpont, John

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Published by James Munroe & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unitarian churches -- Sermons.,
  • Religion and politics.,
  • Sermons, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDiscourse delivered in Hollis Street Church, Sunday, January 27, 1839
    Statementby John Pierpont.
    GenreSermons.
    ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress), Samuel Gardner Drake Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsYA 24214
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL716485M
    LC Control Number97102149

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