The Boston Book: Containing Matter Relating to the Second International Congregational Council, at Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 20-28 September, 1899, Including the Program and List of Officers and Delegates; Together with Sketches of Boston and an Account of Its Congregational Activities and Some Reference to Other Near-by Points of Pilgrim and Puritan Interest

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The Congregationalist, 1899 - 232 pages
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