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The Sacred harp.

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Published by H.F. Anners in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Hymns.,
  • Religious poetry.,
  • Great Britain -- History.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 17-256 pp.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14052906M

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