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The authority and duty of Christ"s ministers. A sermon, preached at Long Cane, July 29th, 1794. at the ordination of the Rev. William Blackstock.

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Published by Printed by J. MacIver, no. 47, Bat. in Charleston [S.C] .
Written in English


  • Blackstock, William.,
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.,
  • Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.,
  • Clergy -- Office.,
  • Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election.

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StatementBy the Rev. James Rogers, member of the Associate Reformed Presbytery of the Carolinas and Georgia. ; Published at the request of the Presbytery.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 31114.
The Physical Object
Pagination27, [1] p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17694550M

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