A discourse upon the great fire of London, in the year, 1666.
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Published by Sold by Thomas Bromfield, next to the Two Sugar-Loaves, in King-Street, Boston. in [Boston] .
Written in English


  • Fires -- England -- London.,
  • London (England) -- Fire, 1666.

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StatementBy D. Jones, A.M. Vicar of Marcham in Berkshire. ; Delivered at the Parish-Church of St. Dunstan"s in the West, London, on Thursday, Sept. 2d. ; From Matt. iv. 17. Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 8628.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14590541M

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