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Death a gain to the Christian

a sermon, delivered at Monson,December 31, 1823. At the interment of Mrs. Lucinda Ely, the wife of Rev. Alfred Ely

by Simeon Colton

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  • Ely, Lucinda Newell, 1781-1823.,
  • Funeral sermons -- United States -- Connecticut.

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    Statementby Simeon Colton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4275 .C72 1824
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24189601M
    OCLC/WorldCa16914417

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