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The Evolution of a Quaker Community Middletown Meeting, Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1750-1850 by Martha Paxson Grundy

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  • Quakers (Religious Society of Friends),
  • USA,
  • Christianity - Quaker,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • Religion,
  • Bucks County (Pa.),
  • Church history,
  • History,
  • Middletown Meeting (Society of Friends : Bucks County, Pa.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10971070M
ISBN 10077345568X
ISBN 109780773455689

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