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The vanity of every man at his best estate

Byles, Mather

The vanity of every man at his best estate

a funeral sermon on the Honorable William Dummer, Esq., late lieutenant governor and commander in chief, over the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, who died October 10, 1761, aged 84 years

by Byles, Mather

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Published by Green & Russell in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dummer, William, -- 1677-1761

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mr. [Mather] Byles
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 9717
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination24, 3 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15396422M
    LC Control Number87382161

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