Essays in a series of letters to a friend by John Foster

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Published by Printed by Lincoln and Gleason in Hartford [Conn.] .

Written in English

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  • Autobiography.,
  • Evangelicalism.,
  • Dissenters -- England.,
  • Character.,
  • Romanticism.

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Statementby John Foster.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 12585.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17710195M

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